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The Asus X550CA has more maximum number of PCI Express laness than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X550CA. This portable PC is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC compared to most of the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA which only have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
At 1,200 megahertz, the Asus X550CA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA. The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.
Asus Has Good Notebook PC Reviews
Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all laptops Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has a better processor family than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. This Asus laptop has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family across all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA.
The worst processor family across comparable types of laptop is AMD C.
Quite Big Total Storage Capacity
Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB. With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA's total storage capacity is one of the biggest amongst comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Quite Big Internal Memory
The internal memorys of laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X550CA range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. At 8 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Fujitsu Lifebook U904[plb_2254413_price] (10GB) which also has a higher rating.
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Fairly Big Display Diagonal
Similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Asus X550CA has a fairly big display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X550CA.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X550CA has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA also have a front camera.
Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of portable PCs that have been available for more than two years is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 180GB to 2TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550CA has a very big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that came out around the same time as the X550CA.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Fairly Big Processor Cache
Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB. With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has one of the bigger processor caches amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years also do not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates
This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on notebook PCs of this spec and age.
Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
The Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. Medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) amongst notebook PCs of this age. The battery capacitys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Most notebook PCs of this age and type do not have a touchscreen. The Asus X550CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.
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Released Over Three Years Ago
This portable PC was released over three years ago.
Average Processor Frequency
With a processor frequency of 2 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
The Asus X550CA has a relatively standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X550CA.
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Colour of Product
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-3xxx
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
1x8, 1x16, 1x1, 2x4, 2x8
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Interface
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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