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Asus N550JK 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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20 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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

At 1,200 megahertz, the Asus N550JK has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the N550JK. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the N550JK the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Asus many processor cores laptops have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all portable PCs manufactured by Asus.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Asus N550JK has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is newer than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version found on most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

This portable PC's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

The Asus N550JK has a quite fast processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the N550JK. The average processor frequency of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the N550JK is 2.2GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

Other 2.5GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider include the HP ENVY m6[plb_2321038_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the N550JK, the Asus N550JK has a full-size keyboard.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus N550JK has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most portable PCs that came out around the same time as it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus N550JK has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

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

The worst display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 laptops of this age and type.

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Fairly Big Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of 120 watt-hours, the Asus N550JK has a very big battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the N550JK. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the N550JK is 30Wh and the biggest is 2,700Wh.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Asus N550JK is a four number of built-in speakers laptop.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the N550JK have processor boost frequencys of between 1.3GHz and 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz. The Asus N550JK has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (3.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Has a Touchscreen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK which do not have a touchscreen, the Asus N550JK has a touchscreen.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

The Asus N550JK is a 256 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 8 and 5,111 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The Asus N550JK has a fairly big maximum internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. The average maximum internal memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the N550JK is 18GB.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This portable PC has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Asus N550JK has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the N550JK. The total storage capacitys of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 32GB to 2TB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus N550JK is a four number of battery cells portable PC.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JK

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Internal Memory

The Asus N550JK has a relatively average internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JK.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus N550JK has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the N550JK.

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Average Weight

The Asus N550JK has a pretty typical weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the N550JK.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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® 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
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
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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