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Asus K55VD 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Jul 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. The ASUS K55 features the 3rd generation Intel Core... More
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10 Reasons For

Quite New PCI Express Slots Version

The average PCI Express slots version of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years is 2.2. At 3, the Asus K55VD has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs that have been around for more than two years the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus K55VD has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor cores portable PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the K55VD is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus K55VD has one of the faster processor frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus K55VD has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus K55VD has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD also have 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the K55VD the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh. With a battery capacity of 4,700 milliamperes * hour, the Asus K55VD has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the K55VD.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this spec and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Heavy

The Asus K55VD is quite heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the K55VD. The weights of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 240g to 3.8kg.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus K55VD does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K55VD is 0.3MP, the highest is 1,300MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 2.9MP. The Asus K55VD has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) (only 0.3 megapixels) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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4 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

The Asus K55VD has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the K55VD.

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

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus K55VD has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the K55VD.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
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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
Memory Form Factor
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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
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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 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 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
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)
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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus k55, asus k55v, k55vdsx759, k55vdsx760, k55vdsx696, k55vdsx761, k55vdsx762, k55vdsx640, asus k55vd, k55vdsx767, k55vdsx136, k55vdsx761h, k55vdsx762h, k55vdsx640d, k55vdsx136h, k55vdsx759h, k55vdsx760h, k55vdsx696h, k55vdsx696hb, k55vdsx696hbe, k55vd-sx696h-be, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138, asus 90n8dc115e5h2b5d138y
Barcodes 04716659383253, 04716659395546, 04716659401131, 04716659407027

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