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Asus K55VD 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.5GHz 6GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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13 Reasons For

Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 2.2. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the Asus K55VD has one of the newer PCI Express slots versions amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 360MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz. The Asus K55VD has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (650 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55VD.

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Good Brand

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At 1,100 megahertz, the Asus K55VD has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus K55VD has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the K55VD have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus K55VD supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. This notebook PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the K55VD. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD is 500GB.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the K55VD, the Asus K55VD has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus K55VD has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (2,048 megabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the K55VD is 510MB, the biggest is 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 1.7GB.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 3,800mAh. With a battery capacity of 4,700 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K55VD has a quite big battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55VD.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus K55VD has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (750 gigabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this age and spec have hard drive capacitys of between 180GB and 2TB.

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10 Reasons Against

Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus K55VD which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55VD does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. 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 typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this type and age.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Heavy

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus K55VD is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD. The average weight of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the K55VD is 2.1kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the K55VD, the Asus K55VD does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the K55VD, the Asus K55VD's front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus K55VD

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the K55VD.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus K55VD has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

If this Asus portable PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might 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 K55VD has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the K55VD.

Portable PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth looking at include the DELL XPS 13 (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
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
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 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
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
Numeric Keypad
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® 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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
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
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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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...

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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, k55vdqh51, k55vddh51, asus k55v, k55vdsx234, asus k55vd, k55vdqh51c, k55vddh51c, k55vdqh51cb, k55vddh51ca, k55vdsx234h, k55vdsx234hb, k55vdsx234hbe, k55vd-sx234h-be, k55vd-dh51-ca  , asus 90n8dc115e544avl138, asus 90n8dc115e544avl138y
Barcodes 00886227306589, 00886227326884, 04716659300076, 04716659329466

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