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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-3xxx 1.8GHz 8GB Feb 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 notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs produced by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X550CA is 510GB, and the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus X550CA has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X550CA range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The Asus X550CA has a fairly big internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the X550CA.

If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904 (10GB and higher rated).

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X550CA have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. When compared to other similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked the hard drive capacity of, the Asus X550CA's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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15 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus X550CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as 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

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age, the Asus X550CA 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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X550CA is 49Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 5Wh to 100Wh. The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s (only 37 watt-hours) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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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 have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have battery capacitys of between 3mAh and 14,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for more than two years 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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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has one of the slower processor boost frequencys amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than two years the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out 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

Notebook PCs of this age and type have hard drive speeds of between 4,200 RPM and 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 5,900 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X550CA has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Asus released the X550CA.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

The Asus X550CA has a fairly standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Frequency

The Asus X550CA has a pretty standard processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to 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
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
Memory Clock Speed
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
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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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00700600007415, 04716659583288, 05054533749337

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