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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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Unboxing of the ASUS notebook X serie ( ASUS X550CA-XX120D )
REVIEW DO PRODUTO - Notebook ASUS X550CA
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

Similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA have display diagonals of between 10" and 18". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CA do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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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 laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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16 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus X550CA which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have processor frequencys of between 0.8GHz and 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz. The Asus X550CA has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.5 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this portable PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Packard Bell ME69BMP[plb_2868533_price] (1.58GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small L3 Cache

Across all the similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA the l3 caches range from 2MB to 6MB. With a l3 cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small l3 cache compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

The Asus X550CA is a two processor threads portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X550CA have between two and three processor threadss.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X550CA have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago. The average battery capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CA is 3,800mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CA do not have a touchscreen. The Asus X550CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Asus portable PC was released over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X550CA.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA.

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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
L3 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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
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
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Drivers Included
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
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 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
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
Execute Disable Bit
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® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
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)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
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 (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(9)
27 March 2014

The screen could be better, but this is a well-priced laptop that gets the best out of its old hardware...

8 January 2014

A laptop which has dated hardware and a doesn't provide performance which enterprise users will expect in 2014...

23 September 2013

It feels cheap, and the cost-saving areas are obvious, but at just £329 RRP with similar performance to laptops £100 more expensive, this is an impressive performer...

15 July 2013

The ASUS X550CA-DB31 offers an attractive 15-inch chassis, strong audio, and costs just $449, making this a good budget Windows 8 laptop...

1 January 2014

Analiza popularno?ci laptopów wykazuje, ?e najwi?kszy jest popyt na modele najta?sze, w cenach 1500?2000 z?. Na pewno nie s? to najnowsze zdobycze techniki, z bardzo wydajnymi procesorami,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(216)
Reviewed 25 October 2013 by G Wickle
(Verified Purchase)

Very speedy delivery Everything in order and manufacturers seal intact. Laptop was excellent started well and was easy to set up. Not really going to use this till Christmas but had a first set up... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Kasia Styczynska-Soczka
(Verified Purchase)

Have been having a lot of doubts about the weak microprocessor, Celeron, but it turned out my doubts were completely unfounded. Great machine. Sleek look. Would love to run some Linux distro on... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Cynthia
(Verified Purchase)

Fast and immediate dispatch of the product. I Accidentally placed the order 1 day before promotion ends and realized later when I was trying to track the dispatched item. Very stylish and slim,... Read more…

Reviewed 12 November 2013 by Collector CDs
(Verified Purchase)

This machine has been infuriating me for a few days now. I've bought hundreds of items from Amazon, but have never been moved to write a review until now. This laptop looked like a decent budget... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2013 by Oultonjohn
(Verified Purchase)

Now that i've eventually got rid of the dodgy software that came with the laptop it's absolutely fine. I guess it helps keep Asus prices down but while it may not be malware, there is a lot of... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x550caxx103, x550caxx069, x550caxx179, x550caxx114, x550caxo127, x550caxx114d, x550caxx069d, x550caxo127h, x550caxx103h, x550caxx069h, x550caxx179d, asus x550caxo113, asus x550caxo113h
Barcodes 04716659484240, 04716659503644, 04716659516163, 04716659556084, 04716659572749

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