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Asus K55A 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.7GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.7GHz 4GB Dec 2012
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The ASUS K55 features an aluminum construction and comes in an array of colors. It features a sleek, wedge-shaped design with a textured finish. The ASUS K55 delivers uncompromised performance... More
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11 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus K55A is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the K55A only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of this spec and age.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the K55A the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Asus K55A has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Based on 3,179 user and expert reviews, Asus has good reviews for its portable PCs. Asus also has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the K55A is 10" and the biggest is 18". The Asus K55A has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the K55A.

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might want to look at the DELL Inspiron 17 7737[plb_2579406_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus K55A has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus K55A is a six number of battery cells notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55A have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55A range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. The Asus K55A has one of the bigger battery capacitys (4,700 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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17 Reasons Against

Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Asus K55A is a notebook PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55A does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the K55A also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on laptops of a similar type and age to it. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus K55A has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55A. The processor frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the K55A range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus K55A has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the K55A processor familys range from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of laptops of this type and age range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Asus K55A has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55A.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Laptops of this age and type have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB. The Asus K55A has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 320 gigabytes) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55A have between two and three processor threadss, including the Asus K55A which has two processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Asus K55A has a fairly small processor cache (only 2 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the K55A. Across all the laptops of this type and age the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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Heavy

The Asus K55A is fairly heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the K55A. Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the K55A have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus K55A does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the K55A also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The front camera resolution (numeric)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55A range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Asus K55A has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 0.3 megapixels) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55A is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Asus K55A has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys (only 8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus K55A is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55A have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs of this age and type range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus K55A has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the K55A.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55A

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this laptop was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 320 gigabytes, the Asus K55A has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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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 Model
Conflict Free Processor
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)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT 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
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width

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Expert Reviews

(4)
27 November 2012

So this particular K55A is no performance beast. But its battery life is reasonable, whilst the sub-£360 price puts it close to netbook territory, and it's distinctly a cut above that level both...

28 July 2012

Stuck between a budget model and a high-end, feature-filled model, this middle Asus Zenbook is a slim, slick ultrabook, but also a tough sell...

22 September 2012

ASUS K55A to propozycja skierowana do osób, które ceni? sobie przede wszystkim optymalnej jako?ci podzespo?y, wydajny system ch?odzenia i stosunkowo nisk? cen?. A do tego zdaj? sobie one spraw?...

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28 August 2013

Esta computadora es perfecta para estudiantes de nivel superior, ya que su buen nivel de procesamiento permite realizar varias tareas al mismo tiempo, como redactar un texto, navegar por Internet,...

Keen price
Big hard disk
6GB memory
Decent battery life
The Asus Zenbook U 32A has the sharp design of other Zenbooks we've reviewed, but is even slimmer
Slow Celeron processor
Previousgen Intel integrated graphics
Other ultrabooks offer similar components for less, while spending a bit more will get you a much more fullfeatured Zenbook
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User Reviews

(16)
Reviewed 17 June 2013 by Mr. Juan-manuel Vidal
(Verified Purchase)

EDITED Review: I have been running the ASUS K55A for about a week now - to run Office 2003 which is about a decade old. On the positive side: it is running much faster, and I can run graphic rich... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by AGuyNamedLewis

Absolutely brilliant. Great for school work and online browsing. Can even handle light games such as Minecraft. Would definitely recommend...

Reviewed 23 December 2015 by AGuyNamedLewis

Absolutely brilliant. Great for school work and online browsing. Can even handle light games such as Minecraft. Would definitely recommend.

Reviewed 22 March 2014 by Povilas
(Verified Purchase)

I didn't had much money and I didn't had laptop, so at that time it was good idea of buying it. But if you can spend more money on laptop, so don't look at this one.

Reviewed 11 December 2013 by John Marshall
(Verified Purchase)

I bought it to replace a Toshiba and whilst its "Instant on" is good it has no light to warn you when you are in High case mode. Whilst its mouse is super sensitive the keyboard isn't.!! It is... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k55, asus k55a, k55asx364, k55asx364h, a1k55asx364h, asus k55asx364, asus k55asx364h
Barcodes 04716659293934

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