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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.5GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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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

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X550CA is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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Good Brand

Asus medium processor cores notebook PCs have good ratings on average and across all notebook PCs Asus is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also have 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 notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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

Most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Asus X550CA which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. 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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The average processor frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 2.1GHz. The Asus X550CA has a fairly slow processor frequency (only 1.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X550CA.

If you are looking for a faster processor frequency then you might want to look at the Packard Bell ME69BMP (1.58GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The internal memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago range from 1GB to 16GB.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. This Asus laptop has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA the best processor family is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA is 49Wh. At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X550CA.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. The battery capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA range from 3mAh to 14,000mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA, the Asus X550CA does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Display Diagonal

The Asus X550CA has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively average total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X550CA.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available 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
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 Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
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
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
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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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