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Asus P550LAV 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 2GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 2GB Jul 2015
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS P Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Based on 3,179 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

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

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. The Asus P550LAV has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,000 megahertz) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus P550LAV supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the P550LAV is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The P550LAV has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the P550LAV also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11g|802.11b|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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10 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the P550LAV has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the P550LAV is 290MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the internal memorys range from 2GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of only 2 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a very small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the P550LAV.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other similar spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago have a full-size keyboard, however the P550LAV does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age 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 the most commonly found display resolution on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus P550LAV has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550LAV range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the P550LAV's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV, the P550LAV does not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus P550LAV is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the P550LAV have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the P550LAV has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the P550LAV.

There are a number of alternative 15.6" notebook PCs currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL Vostro 15[plb_2876194_price] which has better reviews.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The P550LAV has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of this type and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus P550LAV has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Specification

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Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
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Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
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Tjunction
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
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® 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® 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 Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
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Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(5)
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.

(Verified Purchase)

Unfortunately malfunctioned within days of purchase,returned for refund,but being asus may try another soon...

Reviewed 15 February 2015 by Vanlow
(Verified Purchase)

Good. What I expected and hoped for...

Reviewed 9 February 2015 by PierreLegros
(Verified Purchase)

I wanted this as my old laptop was too slow. This was offered with Windows 8 which I do not like, but also had Windows 7 as an alternative. It was fairly easy to set up as 7 and works well...

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Missmolly
(Verified Purchase)

I only wanted this laptop to see if I can write those books and print out that poetry that I've dreamt about for so long of doing. I'm not very computer literate, so I had to enlist the help of my... Read more…

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