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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 4GB May 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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8 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Good Brand

We checked 3,179 expert and owner reviews for Asus laptops and found that on average Asus has good reviews. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA, the total storage capacity of the Asus X550CA of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest. Across all the portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X550CA the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X550CA.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X550CA has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive capacitys of laptops of this spec and age range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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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 typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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13 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 notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus X550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.

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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 notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age 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 typical of many laptops 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller internal memorys (only 4 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this 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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 49Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. 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 portable PCs of a comparable spec and age 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 One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X550CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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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 similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X550CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

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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
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width

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 x550ca, x550caxx985, x550caxx985h, x550caxx1093, x550caxx1093h
Barcodes 00886227607662, 04716659705253, 04716659807315

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