Hairline-spun textured metal surfaces allow ASUS V550 to elegantly stand out from the crowd. With its Ultrabook form factor, it still packs full features in a slender build, matching the dynamic...
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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of this spec and age.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs
On average Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all portable PCs built by Asus.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
Notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus V550CA has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V550CA.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
Medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Asus V550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus V550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years, the Asus V550CA has a front camera.
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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus V550CA has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the portable PCs of this age and spec the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.
Has a Touchscreen
The Asus V550CA has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age do not have a touchscreen.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Asus V550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
The Asus V550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.
Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops of a similar type 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this age and type.
At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus V550CA is fairly heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The lightest laptop of this age and type is 300g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this spec and age.
4 Other reasons to consider the Asus V550CA
Released Over Three Years Ago
Asus released the V550CA over three years ago.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus V550CA has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Internal Memory
At 6 gigabytes, the Asus V550CA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the V550CA.
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Average Processor Frequency
At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus V550CA has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the V550CA.
Colour of Product
Black, Stainless steel
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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