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Asus K55A 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB May 2013
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8 Reasons For

Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

Laptops of a similar age and type to the K55A have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. At 3, the Asus K55A has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the K55A.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Notebook PCs of this age and spec have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 200MHz and 650MHz. At 650 megahertz, the Asus K55A has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the K55A.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

On average Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews as do all portable PCs manufactured by Asus.

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Asus K55A has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55A has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the K55A which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of 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. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the K55A have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus K55A is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus K55A does not have a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55A do have a front camera.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as 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 portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55A is one of the heavier comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age. The weights of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the K55A range from 240g to 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched 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)

When compared to other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the K55A that we have checked the front camera resolution (numeric) of, the Asus K55A's front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The front camera resolution (numeric)s of laptops that are a similar age to the K55A range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55A

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus K55A has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

If you would prefer a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Toshiba Satellite C70D-B (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus K55A has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the K55A.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus K55A has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

If this medium processor cores laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL XPS 13 (8GB) which is also higher rated.

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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
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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

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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 k55aqh51, k55adh51, k55asx376, k55asx389, k55asx388, k55aqh51c, asus 2in1, k55adh51c, k55adh51ca, k55asx376h, k55asx389h, k55asx388h, k55aqh51cb, k55a-dh51-ca, asus k55asx388, asus k55asx388h
Barcodes 00886227306534, 00886227326761, 04716659296126, 04716659296133

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