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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Nov 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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Asus X550CA Laptop Unboxing

7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Good Brand

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 Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CA is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 10", the biggest is 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". 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 Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. The average hard drive capacity of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA is 590GB.

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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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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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. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA 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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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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 notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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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 fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 49Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The smallest battery capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA is 3mAh, the biggest is 14,000mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,800mAh.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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 laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X550CA has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA. The slowest hard drive speed of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X550CA is 4,200 RPM and the fastest is 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of this type and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This medium processor cores notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most laptops of a comparable age and type to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the X550CA.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 6 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched 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
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
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
LED Backlight
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
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
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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

(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

Manufacturer Part Numbers x550ca, asus i33217, x550caxx766, asus i33217u, x550caxx766h, asus x550caxx396, asus x550caxx396h
Barcodes 04716659608790, 04716659645726, 05054484775584, 05054533775589

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