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Asus K55VD 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 4GB Aug 2013
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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. *White color option uses plastic materials The ASUS... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The oldest PCI Express slots version of laptops of this age and spec is 2 and the newest is 3. The Asus K55VD has a fairly new PCI Express slots version (3) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD.

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Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus K55VD has a very fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Good Brand

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

Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus K55VD has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of portable PCs of this spec and age is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 2.5GHz processor clock speed laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The Asus K55VD has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55VD. The display diagonals of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55VD has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the K55VD 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 notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Six Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus K55VD is a six number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Laptops of a comparable age and type to the K55VD have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. At 4,700 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K55VD has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus K55VD is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus K55VD does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been on the market 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55VD is one of the heavier portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the K55VD amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus K55VD does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the K55VD also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years, the front camera resolution (numeric) of the Asus K55VD of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. The average front camera resolution (numeric) of laptops of a similar spec and age to the K55VD is 2.9MP, and the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55VD

Released Over Three Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus K55VD has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the K55VD.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (6GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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 Form Factor
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete 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
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
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Cabling Technology
Data Network
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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® 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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

3 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(6)
5 December 2012

A great laptop for under £450, and its dedicated graphics make it an attractive option for gamers on a budget...

Expert Reviews

9 October 2012

The Asus K55V has a nice coffee color and bamboo patterned top coverRelated posts:The author of this site has been actively covering tech events for the past six years. She currently works as a... Read more…

28 August 2012

The K55VD gives decent performance for the price, but the clickpad and battery life are left wanting...

2 August 2012

It isn't the prettiest, but Asus' K55VD delivers surprisingly good performance for your money. The touchpad takes some getting used to, but as with the smallish 500GB hard disk, these foibles...

PC Advisor.co.uk

17 December 2012

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Decent specs and performance
Clickpad aside, good build quality and design for the price segment
No Bluetooth
Clickpad was loose and clacky on our review sample
GeForce GT 610M is underpowered enough that you may as well just run Intel
Ordinary battery life
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User Reviews

(19)
Reviewed 1 June 2013 by Louise
(Verified Purchase)

I read the reviews before purchasing this laptop. I was a bit dubious as they were all 5 stars. The laptop arrived today. It looks fantastic. The keyboard has excellent keys which sort of bounce... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2013 by Aleksas
(Verified Purchase)

Its verry fast laptop, nvidia 2g coool. i can play any games I want, nice design. But I dont like one thing 4gb ram 800mhz, but i but later 8gb 1600mhz, price good for this laptop :)...

Reviewed 10 April 2013 by Anonymus

I decided for an Asus laptop as they are the only company that gives their customers 2 partitions: one for Windows and the second for personal data. This is very important to me. What I haven't... Read more…

Reviewed 2 July 2013 by Giulix
(Verified Purchase)

Great value for money: I opted for amazon.co.uk because in my country the same model costs a lot more. The laptop is quite right for everyday use (I do multimedia, productivity and a bit of Java... Read more…

Reviewed 13 May 2013 by One satisfied customer
(Verified Purchase)

Pity that he can be rated just 5 stars, deserves 10 stars. I have no one complain until now for this laptop and about the package.. was ok and arrived in time :) It seems now costs 20 pounds lower... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k55, asus k55v, k55vdsx187, asus k55vd, k55vdsx187v, k55vd0353g3210, k55vd0363e3210, k55vd0353g3210m, k55vd0363e3210m, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138y
Barcodes 04716659395546

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