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Asus P550LAV 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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A classic, timeless design Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS P Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook.... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the P550LAV has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the P550LAV.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The P550LAV supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Asus portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This Asus notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all notebook PCs of this type and age is 133MHz and the best is 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus P550LAV has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Has a Front Camera

The P550LAV has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV also have a front camera.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on laptops of this type and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, 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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11 Reasons Against

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

The Asus P550LAV is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the P550LAV range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Asus P550LAV has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. 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 comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P550LAV have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3GHz. At only 1.9 gigahertz, the P550LAV has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the P550LAV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17[plb_2404192_price].

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the P550LAV the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus P550LAV has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the P550LAV.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550LAV, the P550LAV does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP. At only 0.5 megapixels, the P550LAV has a fairly low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. The P550LAV has a fairly small maximum internal memory (64-bit) (only 8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Only Windows 7 Professional Recovery Operating System

The Asus P550LAV has a Windows 7 Professional recovery operating system which is better than the Windows 8 recovery operating system found on most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. The best recovery operating system of all portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P550LAV is Windows 8.1 Pro and the worst is Windows 10 Pro.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this Asus laptop was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The P550LAV has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The P550LAV has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of a similar type and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The P550LAV has a relatively typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The Asus P550LAV has a relatively average weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the P550LAV.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus P550LAV has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the P550LAV.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Intel Segment Tagging
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
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 (64-Bit)
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
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 Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
3G Standards
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
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
Optional Operating System Supplied
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
Intel Active Management Technology Version
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
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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 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
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
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…

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 04053162746015, 04053162786769, 04053162812277, 04712900019063, 04712900039023, 04712900039030, 04712900039047, 04716659784869, 04716659813293, 04716659813309, 04716659832096, 04716659863281, 04716659863298, 04716659871385, 04716659871408, 04716659900412

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