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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB Jun 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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5 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X550CA has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC compared to most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X550CA which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Good Brand

On average Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs built by Asus.

Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X550CA the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA has a front camera.

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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 the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

The Asus X550CA is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus X550CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores 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 medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus X550CA has one of the slowest processor frequencys (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3.3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.1GHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 49Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X550CA. Portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X550CA have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 30,000mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X550CA does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA also do not have a touchscreen.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the X550CA.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to 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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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 Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Data Network
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
Keyboard Layout
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® 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)
Idle States
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)
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

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

(217)
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x550ca, asus 5400, asus x550, asus x550c, apple x550, asus 5400r, x550caxo266, asus x550ca, apple x550c, asus 5400rp, x550cacj458, x550caxo270, x550cacj458h, x550caxo270h, x550caxo266h, apple x550ca, x550caxo270d, asus 5400rpm, asus x550caxo266, asus x550caxo266h, asus x550casi30303, asus x550casi30303t, asus x550casi30303tw, apple x550cacj311hnetworkcardfaste, apple x550cacj311hnetworkcardfastet, apple x550cacj311hnetworkcardfasteth, apple x550cacj311hnetworkcardfastethe, apple x550cacj311hnetworkcardfastether
Barcodes 04716659510055, 04716659549215, 04716659550723

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