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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Jun 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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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Asus Has Good Laptop Reviews

Asus has good average reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other brands.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X550CA is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA's total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of this spec and age have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15".

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA, the Asus X550CA has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger hard drive capacitys amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 250GB, the biggest is 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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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 typical of many similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on laptops of a similar type and age to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

Most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the Asus X550CA which has one maximum number of PCI Express lanes.

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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 laptop.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X550CA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also do 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 a comparable age and type 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X550CA is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA 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 similar time to the X550CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X550CA is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X550CA have between one and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed

At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X550CA has a very slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. The average hard drive speed of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X550CA is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the X550CA over two years ago.

Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has a better processor family than most notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X550CA.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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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 Boost Frequency
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
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
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
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 Type
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

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