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.
Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs
We checked 3,179 user and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard.
Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity
The Asus X550CA has a quite big total storage capacity (750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X550CA. The total storage capacitys of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X550CA range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.
If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z500[plb_1571675_price] (1TB) which is also higher rated.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on laptops of a similar spec and age to it.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.
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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity
With a hard drive capacity of 750 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst laptops of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Asus X550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
Does Not Have a Front Camera
Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X550CA have a front camera, however the Asus X550CA does not have a front camera.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to 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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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 more than two years ago. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of laptops of a similar age and type to the X550CA is 49Wh.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus X550CA does not have a touchscreen.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this medium processor cores notebook PC was released.
Average Display Diagonal
The Asus X550CA has a fairly standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X550CA.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops of this type and age.
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The Asus X550CA has a relatively typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X550CA.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA.
Average Processor Frequency
The Asus X550CA has a pretty average processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA.
Colour of Product
Grey, Stainless steel
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Processor Boost Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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