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Asus TP550LA 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Nov 2014
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15 Reasons For

Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 3.2GB. The Asus TP550LA has one of the biggest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Good Brand

2 in 1 laptops produced by Asus have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Very Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the TP550LA has a fairly fast processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type. The average processor frequency of portable PCs of this age and spec is 1.7GHz, and the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 2.7GHz.

If this 2 in 1 laptop processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2735176_price] (2.6GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The TP550LA has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than most laptops of this type and age. Most 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

This notebook PC's processor family (Intel Core i7) is in fact the best processor family amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst processor family is Intel Atom.

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Has a Front Camera

The TP550LA has a front camera. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for around the same time as the TP550LA also have a front camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price].

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus TP550LA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The display diagonals of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the TP550LA range from 8.9" to 16", and the average display diagonal is 13".

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the TP550LA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the TP550LA. The total storage capacitys of comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the TP550LA range from 16GB to 1.1TB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The TP550LA has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3 gigahertz) amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The processor boost frequencys of laptops of this age and spec range from 1.8GHz to 3.4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.6GHz.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus TP550LA is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus TP550LA has a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago also have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a touchscreen currently available which you might also want to look at including the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the TP550LA has one of the bigger processor caches amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the TP550LA is 1MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 2.8MB.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Asus TP550LA has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age. 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP550LA have hard drive capacitys of between 32GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TP550LA range from 2GB to 16GB. The Asus TP550LA has a fairly big maximum internal memory (12 gigabytes) compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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6 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The TP550LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the TP550LA also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

The TP550LA has a better storage medium than most 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it. This Asus laptop has an HDD storage media, whereas most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it have an SSD storage media. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (HDD) is in fact the worst storage medium across all laptops of this spec and age.

An SSD storage media is the best storage medium across comparable types of laptop.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Toshiba U920t[plb_1453648_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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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 frequently found display resolution on laptops of this spec and age.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus TP550LA is a two number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have between two and seven number of battery cellss.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the TP550LA is very heavy compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the TP550LA. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the TP550LA the weights range from 580g to 20kg.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus TP550LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

The TP550LA has a relatively typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Specification

Design
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Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
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® 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® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
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® Smart Cache
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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
Battery Technology
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(9)
(Verified Purchase)

As I got the i7 version of this laptop, I have absolutely no complaints about speed or performance, as this has the capabilities to do pretty much whatever you want it to do in terms of everyday... Read more…

Reviewed 23 May 2015 by Sonya Gantch
(Verified Purchase)

Well built and sturdy. Fast processor and generally a nice bit of kit. It could do with more than 1 USB3 socket and its rather heavy - but I guess the weight comes from the glass touch screen.... Read more…

Reviewed 19 May 2015 by C. Chandler
(Verified Purchase)

I would advise people who are buying a computer of any sort to check things out about this Laptop
I read the reviews and it is fair to say they were objective about a 6 out of 10 some... Read more…

Reviewed 7 May 2015 by 

I bought the 13" model, better for portability. You could not ask for a better laptop, it is a joy to use. It is fast, the keyboard is good and it is light too. Battery use is good and you... Read more…

This convertible laptop have strong pros and also strong cons. Let's see.

- Design and construction. Simple, elegant, clean. No free moving, weak, sharp edge or poorly molded plastic... Read more…

Reviewed 31 December 2014 by D. J. Burton

I purchased my Asus Transformer from the United States on a recent trip there (for half the cost in the UK - it has an international warranty) and absolutely love it because it's responsive and... Read more…

Reviewed 23 December 2014 by Old-Timer 197 "Chris"
(Verified Purchase)

Nice design, thanks!

Reviewed 12 October 2014 by Denis M Nyaga
(Verified Purchase)

If you are looking forward to buying a laptop then Asus flip book should be your choice. The packaging was excellent and professional. This is a solid build machine with a spacious keyboard and a... Read more…

Reviewed 9 October 2014 by Mr. U. A. Okoro "Ufuoma"
(Verified Purchase)

Love the size and build of the laptop.

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Product Identifiers

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