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Asus P550CA
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Asus P550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Sep 2013
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A Classic, Timeless DesignDesigned for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS P Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a... More
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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Good Brand

On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all laptops produced by Asus.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus P550CA has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of this spec and age is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus P550CA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (500 gigabytes) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550CA, the Asus P550CA has a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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AC Cables Included

This notebook PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most laptops of this type and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus P550CA which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

The Asus P550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type 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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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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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 portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus P550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550CA is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh. At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus P550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550CA.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago, the Asus P550CA does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus P550CA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This laptop was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The Asus P550CA has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the P550CA.

Notebook PCs with a bigger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the DELL Inspiron 17R (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus P550CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus P550CA has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P550CA.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus P550CA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus P550CA has a pretty average processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the P550CA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
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
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
Memory
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
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 3.0 Port
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
Operating System Installed
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(7)
28 April 2014

Asus' P550CA-XO522G offers good application performance , and mostly a quiet operating noise . Furthermore, the laptop comes with two operating systems , and features a matte screen. However, the...

8 January 2014

A laptop which has dated hardware and a doesn't provide performance which enterprise users will expect in 2014...

29 April 2014

Entrée de gamme professionnelle. Asus intègre non pas un mais deux systèmes d'exploitation (Windows 7 64 Bit et Windows 8 Pro 64 Bit) dans la boite de son P550CA-XO522G. Les aficionados de... Read more…

30 April 2014

Zakelijk instapmodel. Asus voorziet in de doos van de P550CA-XO522G niet één maar twee besturingssystemen (Windows 7 Pro (64-bit) + Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)). Toegewijde fans van Windows 7 kunnen... Read more…

Business básico. Asus no pone uno, sino dos sistemas operativos (Windows 7 Pro (64-bit) + Windows 8 Pro (64-bit)) en la caja del P550CA-XO522G. Los fans de Windows 7 pueden usar el portátil tal... Read more…

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User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 17 February 2016 by John Halmarren | 11 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Not Windows 8 as advertised.. Moreover,185 updates needed to be fulfilled before 7 possible to update to 8 and then to Windows 10.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p550ca, asus 64, asus 64b, asus 64bi, p550caxh31, p550caxs31, asus 64bit, p550caxo845, p550caxs31c, asus i33217, p550caxx390, p550caxo482, p550caxo522, p550caxo998, asus i33217u, p550caxx390g, p550caxo482g, p550caxo522d, p550caxo998d, p550caxo845g, p550caxs31ca, p550caxo522g
Barcodes 00886227571239, 00886227594412, 00886227651092, 04716659571230, 04716659572930, 04716659572985, 04716659675365, 04716659708858

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