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Asus P550CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,981 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its portable PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range compared to other brands.

Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus P550CA has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P550CA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus P550CA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the P550CA also have a front camera.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus P550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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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 portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Asus P550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the P550CA is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus P550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the P550CA. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 3,800mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus P550CA does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago also do 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 notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Windows 8 Recovery Operating System

This notebook PC has a Windows 8 Pro recovery operating system, which is the most frequently found recovery operating system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus P550CA has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the P550CA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus P550CA has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus P550CA has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus P550CA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the P550CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus P550CA has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Specification

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Display
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LED Backlight
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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
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Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
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Intel® Secure Key
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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
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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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, b99l916, asus p550, p550caxh51, asus p550c, p550caxs51, p550caxo330, asus p550ca, p550caxs51c, p550caxo330d, p550caxo330g, p550caxs51ca, a1p550caxo330g
Barcodes 00886227594429, 00886227636860, 04716659538226, 04716659571223, 04716659572947, 04716659572954, 08862275944296

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