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

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.7GHz 4GB Jun 2014
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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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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We checked 3,179 user and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

Quite Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At 2 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a fairly big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LAV have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The P550LAV supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that are a similar age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LAV.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The P550LAV has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The P550LAV has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the P550LAV.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 of a comparable spec and age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

Laptops of a comparable age and type to the P550LAV have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the P550LAV has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P550LAV.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

At only 16 gigabytes, the Asus P550LAV has a quite small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LAV range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the P550LAV is 2.1GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus P550LAV has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LAV. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The P550LAV does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the P550LAV the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.5 megapixels, the Asus P550LAV has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The P550LAV is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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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 notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus P550LAV has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The P550LAV has a better processor family than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The P550LAV has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P550LAV.

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Average Weight

The Asus P550LAV has a pretty average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P550LAV.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus P550LAV has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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Processor Cache
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
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
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FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
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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
Disc Types Supported
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
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
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Total Number of SATA Connectors
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
Drivers Included
Recovery Operating System
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
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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
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Input Voltage
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers p550la, xo429p, xo429pa, p550lav, asus 4030, asus p550, apple p550, asus p550l, asus xo429, asus 4030u, p550lavxh31, asus xo429p, apple p550l, asus i34010, asus p550la, apple i34030, p550lavxo754, apple p550la, asus i34010u, p550lavxo598, asus p550lav, asus xo429pa, apple i34010, p550lavxx599, p550lavxo598g
Barcodes 00886227784226, 00886227784387, 04716659784227, 04716659784388, 04716659790891, 04716659801900

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