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Asus K55A 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.7GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.7GHz 6GB Jan 2013
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8 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus K55A has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55A. Most of the similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus K55A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Good Brand

Based on 2,981 owner and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its notebook PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 1GB and the biggest is 2TB. When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the K55A that we have assessed the total storage capacity of, the Asus K55A's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the K55A which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus K55A has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the K55A have hard drive capacitys of between 180GB and 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus K55A has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

At 4,700 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K55A has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the K55A. Medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the K55A have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the K55A use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Asus K55A which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55A have a front camera, however the Asus K55A does not have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that are a comparable 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus K55A has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus K55A has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. This portable PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the K55A is Intel Core i7 and the worst is AMD C.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Asus K55A is a two processor threads notebook PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The average processor cache of laptops of a similar age and spec to the K55A is 3MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus K55A has a quite small processor cache compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the K55A.

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Heavy

The average weight of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the K55A is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55A is fairly heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55A do not have a touchscreen. The Asus K55A is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

At only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus K55A has a very low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the K55A. Laptops of this age and spec have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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Only 3 Bluetooth Version

The Asus K55A supports a better bluetooth version than most portable PCs of this spec and age. This Asus portable PC supports a 3 bluetooth version, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and type support a 4 bluetooth version. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the K55A the best bluetooth version is 4.0 EDR and the worst is 2.1.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55A

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Asus released the K55A.

Average Display Diagonal

The Asus K55A has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the K55A.

If you are looking for a bigger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus K55A has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the K55A.

If this Asus notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
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Memory
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Memory Slots
Memory Clock Speed
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Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
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
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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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)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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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 k55asx372, k55asx375, k55asx372h, k55asx375h, asus k55asx372, asus k55asx372h
Barcodes 04716659295280, 04716659295297

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