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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 6GB Jan 2014
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Unboxing of the ASUS notebook X serie ( ASUS X550CA-XX120D )
REVIEW DO PRODUTO - Notebook ASUS X550CA
Asus X550CA-XX140H unboxing
Asus X550CA Laptop Unboxing

9 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 that have been on the market for more than two years. Most of the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CA only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, however this notebook PC has 16 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

Notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB. The Asus X550CA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA is 15". The Asus X550CA has a quite big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA.

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The smallest hard drive capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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16 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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

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

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus X550CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus X550CA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA 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 laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus X550CA has one of the slowest processor frequencys (only 1.4 gigahertz) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The slowest processor frequency of notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X550CA is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.3GHz.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. The best processor family of all medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops of this type and age.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 5Wh and the biggest is 100Wh. At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X550CA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus X550CA which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X550CA has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The slowest hard drive speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years is 4,200 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Internal Memory

At 6 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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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
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
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
Aspect Ratio
3D
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 Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
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
Numeric Keypad
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
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, x550caxx698, x550caxx695, x550caxx699, x550caxx696, x550caxx697, x550caxx699h, x550caxx696h, x550caxx697h, x550caxx698h, x550caxx695h, x550ca-xx698h, x550ca-xx695h
Barcodes 04716659588573, 04716659588580, 04716659588610, 04716659588627, 05052183864981

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