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Asus N550JX 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 240GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Asus N550JX/JK Unboxing & Quick Review
ASUS N550JX Unboxing and First Look!

16 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the N550JX only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however the Asus N550JX has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

At 3, the Asus N550JX has a quite new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The PCI Express slots versions of many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the N550JX range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.7.

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,200 megahertz, the Asus N550JX has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the N550JX is 850MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Asus is one of the superior laptop manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Asus also has good reviews for its many processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JX is 390MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz. At 400 megahertz, the Asus N550JX has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the N550JX.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus N550JX has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JX also have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP EliteBook 755 which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus N550JX has a front camera.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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SSD Storage Media

The Asus N550JX has an SSD storage media which is better than the HDD storage media found on most laptops of a comparable type and age to 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.

An SSD storage media is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the EliteBook 755, the EliteBook 755, or the Pro all from HP which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across similar types of notebook PC.

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Eight Processor Threadss

Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago only have between four and seven processor threadss, however the Asus N550JX has eight processor threadss.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB. The Asus N550JX has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N550JX.

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Four Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Asus N550JX has more number of built-in speakerss than most of the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the N550JX. Most of the many processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the N550JX only have between one and three number of built-in speakerss, however this notebook PC has four number of built-in speakerss.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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 type and age.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that are a similar 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 laptops of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago that we have assessed, the total storage capacity of the Asus N550JX of only 240 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The average total storage capacity of portable PCs of this age and spec is 730GB.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the N550JX do not have a touchscreen. The Asus N550JX is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

Alternative notebook PCs which also have a touchscreen that you might also want to consider include the HP Pro which is also higher rated.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus N550JX

Released Over a Year Ago

This Asus laptop was released over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus N550JX has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might be worth looking at include the MSI PX60 2QD (2.7GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus N550JX has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the N550JX.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 8GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus N550JX has a pretty standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other many processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the N550JX.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 755.

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Average Weight

The Asus N550JX has a fairly typical weight (2.6 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type 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
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
Memory Form Factor
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
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
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
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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 f552wesx071, n550jxcn058, n550jxcn066, f552wesx071h, n550jxcn058h, n550jxcn066h
Barcodes 04712900018851, 04712900022926, 04712900024203

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