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...
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Asus K55VD is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA GeForce 610M
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
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
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