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Asus V551LB

Asus V551LB 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB May 2013
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17 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 notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Based on 3,179 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its portable PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the V551LB range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Asus V551LB has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus V551LB has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V551LB the processor family ranges from AMD C to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus V551LB supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the V551LB.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the V551LB is 5.5GB. The Asus V551LB has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus V551LB has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the V551LB do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus V551LB has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the V551LB.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the V551LB range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus V551LB has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the V551LB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Asus V551LB has a touchscreen, which is unusual. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the V551LB do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Big Processor Cache

The average processor cache of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the V551LB is 3MB, and the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the V551LB, the processor cache of the Asus V551LB of 4 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 2,048 megabytes, the Asus V551LB has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. Across all the laptops of this type and age the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 510MB to 4.1GB.

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Quite Big L3 Cache

The average l3 cache of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago is 3.1MB, and the l3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB. With a l3 cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus V551LB has a fairly big l3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the V551LB.

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Quite Big Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops of a comparable age and type to the V551LB the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh. The Asus V551LB has one of the bigger battery capacitys (4,500 milliamperes * hour) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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9 Reasons Against

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 are a similar age to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 5 hours, the Asus V551LB has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2h, the longest is 5,200h, and the average battery life (max) is 31h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec 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 type and age.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops of this age and spec.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus V551LB is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus V551LB which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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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 laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus V551LB

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus V551LB has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Asus V551LB has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus V551LB has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the V551LB.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
Memory Slots
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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
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
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® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

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Expert Reviews

(7)
25 November 2013

One of the fastest touch-enabled laptops we've seen, this 15.6-inch desktop replacement delivers long battery life, a sleek design, and a decent keyboard and touch pad, but its low-resolution...

12 November 2013

An attractive, solidly built 15.6-inch thin laptop with overall good performance, the Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T is held back by its lackluster display...

2 September 2013

The VivoBook V551LB is a mixed bag of highs and lows, with very good battery life, but a sub-par screen. It has a mostly premium-feeling shell, but lacks the solid-state storage or backlit...

12 August 2013

Compared with other larger but slim notebooks, the Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T manages to impress in several critical areas. The build quality is very high , and fit and finish are excellent. The...

2 August 2013

The Asus VivoBook V551LB-DB71T desktop replacement laptop is deceptively sleek and slim, offering category leading performance and battery life that will carry you through the day...

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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 2 November 2013 by Niney C.
(Verified Purchase)

If your touchscreen doesn't always work when you turn it on, turn it off and send it back in for an exchange. My touchscreen didn't always work when I got mine but I didn't know it was a defect.... Read more…

Reviewed 30 May 2014 by Jerry L.
(Verified Purchase)

Should have done more research on the size and weight before purchasing...

Great machine best buy for the money- Very powerful
Great battery life, really thin, pretty fast, the touchscreen is a cool feature that works well with windows 8
Sleek
EarphonesMicrophones 2-in 1 Jack
Good rubber feet
Had a problem getting Windows 7 to dual boot - a frustrating 3 days
Returned to New Egg just could not live with it- It was heavy and large. Still a great machine
Windows 8 is very different, If you use chrome for your browser it does not allow you to stream music and then pan to different things such as, Microsoft word or different apps. the sound is horrible
A bit heavy
Very reflective screen
Reviewed 30 October 2013 by Michael P.
(Verified Purchase)

The windows 8.1 update did some good, but still is not the windows 7 people know and love, I have had problems downloading software and i'm still not sure what to do differently to get it to work.... Read more…

Brochures and Manuals

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i74500, i74500u, v551lbdb71, v551lbdb71t
Barcodes 00886227507290, 08862275072906

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