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Asus K550CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Jan 2014
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 3,179 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its laptops. Asus also has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other brands.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the K550CA the display diagonals range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus K550CA has a fairly big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K550CA, the Asus K550CA has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is the most frequently found cables included on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the K550CA have maximum graphics adapter memorys of between 0.12GB and 5.9GB. At only 0.384 gigabytes, the Asus K550CA has a very small maximum graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the K550CA.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus K550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that are a similar age to the K550CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus K550CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the K550CA, the Asus K550CA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus K550CA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the K550CA. Laptops of this age and spec have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K550CA has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacitys of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus K550CA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus K550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus K550CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus K550CA has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K550CA.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus K550CA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus K550CA has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the K550CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus K550CA has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the K550CA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Other Features
64-Bit Computing

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers k550ca, i53337, i53337u, k550caeh51, k550caxo219, k550caeh51t, k550caxo219p, k550caxo219h, k550ca-xo219p, k550ca-xo219h
Barcodes 00886227603145, 04716659520177, 04716659520184, 08862276031452

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