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Asus N550JX 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Asus N550JX/JK Unboxing & Quick Review
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the N550JX is 2.4GB. At 4 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the N550JX.

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

The Asus N550JX is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

We checked 3,179 owner and expert reviews for Asus portable PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its many processor cores laptops.

Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The Asus N550JX has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the processor frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the PX60 2QD[pl_2984075_price] (2.7GHz), or the PE70 2QE[pl_2953236_price] (2.7GHz) both from MSI which is also higher rated.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year, the Asus N550JX has a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year is 32GB, the biggest is 2.2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 740GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus N550JX has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus N550JX has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus N550JX supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that came out around the same time as it. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the N550JX the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus N550JX has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the N550JX.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops that were launched around the same time as the N550JX is 8.1GB and the biggest is 33GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Asus N550JX has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the N550JX.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Big Cache Memory

The Asus N550JX has a fairly big cache memory (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the N550JX. The smallest cache memory of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the N550JX is 2MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average cache memory is 4.8MB.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the N550JX only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however the Asus N550JX has four number of built-in speakerss.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs of this age and type is 1.8GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the Asus N550JX has a quite fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the N550JX.

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Quite Big Processor Cache

The Asus N550JX has a quite big processor cache (6 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the N550JX. The processor caches of many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the N550JX range from 2MB to 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and type to the N550JX is 1GB and the biggest is 4.1GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Asus N550JX has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the N550JX.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4.0+HS bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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3 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. 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.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price].

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Asus N550JX does not have a touchscreen.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JX

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus N550JX has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Asus N550JX has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the N550JX.

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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
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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
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 Speed
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

Expert Reviews

13 August 2015

De ASUS N550JX-CN066H is een erg mooie notebook die prima prestaties levert en bovendien niet extreem duur is. Mede dankzij het gebruik van dual-channel geheugen presteert de N550 in 2D...

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 3 September 2015 by LT
LT would recommend the Asus N550JX

Pros:Well built. Price is right.Good CPU.Cons: Slow hard drive. Does not have even small cash ssd for acceleration.Statement about dedicated Video card is not true.Nvidia is using here the newest... Read more…

Reviewed 27 September 2015 by Kainan
Kainan would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

I 've used this product for like two weeks and everything looks fine.No ssd and less memory isn't a problem in most situations, the booting time is less than 20s with windows 10, which is... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by David the photographer
David the photographer would recommend the Asus N550JX

Love this laptop. Mainly used to Lightroom/Photoshop and it is VERY fast. Runs great, perfect screen & keyboard...

Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Easy To Set Up
Good Value
Asus Backtracker Software
Backlit Keys Very Weak
Numlock Does Not Light Up
Color Problems
Keyboard Issues
Reviewed 20 December 2015 by HudsonHts
HudsonHts would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

Using as main computer, operates well. W10 runs very well, no lag, 16Gb memory and Haswell i7 processor do their job. Keyboard response and action excellent. But backlight not full on all key... Read more…

Reviewed 30 November 2015 by Wizard of Oz
Wizard of Oz would recommend the Asus N550JX (Verified Purchase)

I use this computer to write papers, Photoshop, and play games. I have always found myself frustrated trying to play good quality games on high resolution, but this computer definitely solves that... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers n550jx, asus n550, n550jxds71, asus n550j, n550jxdm081, n550jxcm088, n550jxds71t, asus n550jx, n550jxdm081h, n550jxcm088h, asus n550jxds71, asus n550jxds71t
Barcodes 00684031194152, 04712900041477, 04712900060591

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