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Asus P550LAV 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 2.6GHz 4GB Apr 2015
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11 Reasons For

Fairly New PCI Express Slots Version

Medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the P550LAV have PCI Express slots versions of between 2 and 3. With a PCI Express slots version of 3, the P550LAV has a fairly new PCI Express slots version compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the P550LAV.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The P550LAV has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the P550LAV. Most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the P550LAV only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores portable PCs built by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores portable PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The P550LAV has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (400 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of between 100MHz and 650MHz.

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

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the P550LAV of 1,150 megahertz is one of the fastest amongst medium processor cores portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The P550LAV has one of the faster processor frequencys (2.6 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The processor frequencys of medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the P550LAV has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average display diagonal of portable PCs of this spec and age is 15".

If this Asus laptop display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Toshiba L75 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the P550LAV is 2GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the P550LAV has a fairly fast processor boost frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus P550LAV has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.1 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The P550LAV does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the P550LAV do have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

The internal memorys of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago range from 2GB to 16GB. The P550LAV has a fairly small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the P550LAV.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the P550LAV, the P550LAV does not have a touchscreen.

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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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus P550LAV

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Asus released the P550LAV.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the P550LAV has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the P550LAV.

We compared all the other 500GB total storage capacity portable PCs to this notebook PC and we think the HP 250 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the P550LAV has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the P550LAV.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board 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
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel TSX-NI
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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)
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
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…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus i54210, p550lavxo397, asus i54210u, p550lavxo397h, asus p550lavxo397, asus p550lavxo397p
Barcodes 04712900019070

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1,800 RPM Faster Hard Drive Speed
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