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Asus P550LAV 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 8GB May 2015
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- Windows 7 Professional (as a downgrade from Windows 8.1 Pro) or other editions available- Extra-strict ASUSPRO reliability testing standards- Business made more productive and manageable-... More
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6 Reasons For

Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Asus P550LAV is a four total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings on average and across all laptops Asus is one of the better rated manufacturers.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of this age and type range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the P550LAV has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the P550LAV.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus P550LAV has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the P550LAV.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus P550LAV has 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 typical of many portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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13 Reasons Against

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

The 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 P550LAV has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency (only 200 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the P550LAV. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the P550LAV is 100MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 290MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than a year the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The P550LAV has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released one year ago.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. 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 notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the P550LAV the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. At only 1.9 gigahertz, the Asus P550LAV has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the Fujitsu LifeBook S904 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of this type and age do not have a touchscreen. The Asus P550LAV is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the P550LAV has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the P550LAV the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the P550LAV has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV is 38mAh, the biggest is 8,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,600mAh.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the P550LAV the maximum internal memory (64-bit)s range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus P550LAV has a quite small maximum internal memory (64-bit) compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV. The maximum internal memorys of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The P550LAV is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age 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 the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared all the other 8GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire S7 is also worth considering.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus P550LAV has a relatively average display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the P550LAV.

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Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus P550LAV has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the P550LAV has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
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 Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
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
Numeric Keypad
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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 Smart Connect Technology
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
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
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

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