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Asus N550JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Dec 2014
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24 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus N550JK has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys (4 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Laptops of a comparable type and age to the N550JK have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 1GB and 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

The Asus N550JK is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the N550JK have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus is one of the superior notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Asus also has good reviews for its many processor cores laptops.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Asus N550JK has a newer on-board graphics adapter DirectX version than most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This portable PC has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is in fact the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the N550JK.

The worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across similar types of portable PC is 11.2/12.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The Asus N550JK has one of the bigger internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest internal memory of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JK is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus N550JK has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the N550JK. The slowest processor frequency of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 1GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the N550JK range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. The Asus N550JK has a quite big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus N550JK has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the N550JK also have a full-size keyboard.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus N550JK supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar age and type to the N550JK.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus N550JK has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years also have a front camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus N550JK is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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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 the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the N550JK only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however the Asus N550JK has four number of built-in speakerss.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the N550JK is 790GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. The Asus N550JK has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the N550JK is 1.3GHz and the fastest is 3.9GHz. At 3.5 gigahertz, the Asus N550JK has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the N550JK.

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Eight Processor Threadss

The Asus N550JK has more processor threadss than most of the notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK. This portable PC is a eight processor threads notebook PC compared to most of the comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the N550JK which only have between four and seven processor threadss.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the Asus N550JK has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the N550JK. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the N550JK have processor caches of between 2MB and 8MB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the N550JK, the discrete graphics adapter memory of the Asus N550JK of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 2.3GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus N550JK has a touchscreen. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus N550JK is a three USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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3 Reasons Against

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus N550JK which has four number of battery cellss.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the N550JK range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus N550JK has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the N550JK.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus N550JK has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the N550JK.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Asus N550JK has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to 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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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor 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
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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
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
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Expert Reviews

(29)
15 June 2015

Today's laptops are all about compromise, and consumers need to identify the features that matter most and shop accordingly. Attempting to cover as multiple bases, the Asus N550JK straddles the...

Very good CPU performance
Reasonable gaming potential
Attractive design
Wide viewing angles
Responsive touchscreen
Middling battery life
Very reflective display
Speaker placement not ideal
Annoying bloatware
Sluggish hard disk
9 October 2014

The Asus N550JK is a practical laptop that is also a dab hand at games, especially given it costs a bit less than most gaming laptops. It's not very portable and the version with the lower-end...

8 October 2014

The Asus N550JK is the sort of laptop that's easy to dismiss. It's not slim, not particularly attention grabbing and lacks a stand-out feature to brag about. However, as a package it's pretty...

27 June 2014

The Asus N550JK is an outstanding, versatile laptop. Only the most demanding gamers should find fault with it. Tech-savvy users might want to replace the HDD with an SSD to boost the performance...

Digital Versus

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User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 23 October 2014 by Brian G.
(Verified Purchase)

I haven't really used the disc drive and fully intend to swap it out for an hd caddy and throw in another SSD to expand the available disc space. As for comparisons to that MacBook Pro, I guess... Read more…

Reviewed 23 March 2015 by Anonymous
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted to hold off on writing a review until I had a chance to use it for a few months. Overall, the actual laptop is quite nice both in aesthetics and performance. I have not yet had the screen... Read more…

Reviewed 28 December 2014 by Andrew B.
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent laptop for the price...

Excellent laptop for everyday use and light gaming
Solid construction, great screen, and the keyboard is awesome. The graphics can handle everything I've thrown at it thus far, Battlefield 3 on high settings
I picked this over another Asus model since this has the wireless AC and IPS touchscreen. Sure beats the Lenovo 50 as well since this has a built-in CD drive
For 1 199, this laptop is a great deal for the specs
Less expensive than other brands
The touchpad isn't the best, nor is the Asus touchbad software. On the second day of ownership, the Asus software disabled my touchpad for unknown reasons, so I had to uninstall it by using the touch
Windows 8 is meh, but whatever
Very glossyreflective screen
Terrible Speakers
Terrible Warranty
Reviewed 6 December 2014 by Michael D.
(Verified Purchase)

The sound quality of the speakers is highly dependent on your ability to fiddle with the tuners. I don't worry about it too much since I'm usually using the externals. Your sound experience... Read more…

Reviewed 11 January 2015 by Pavankumar K.
(Verified Purchase)

I like ASUS , but two display failures .well.. for sure my Next one is NOT ASUS. i have the Iron egg protection so will be getting a full refund...

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Product Identifiers

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