Close

Loading image...
Asus X550LDV

Asus X550LDV 2 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB May 2014
Processor Cores Processor Family Processor Frequency Internal Memory Release Date
Available from international sellers only
Tell Me When It Becomes Available
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

10 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 2,981 user and expert reviews, Asus has good ratings for its laptops. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores portable PCs range.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Asus X550LDV has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most laptops that have been around for a similar time to it.

An Intel Core i7 processor family is actually the best processor family across all comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550LDV.

An AMD C processor family is the worst processor family amongst similar types of portable PC.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X550LDV has a very big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. Similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X550LDV have total storage capacitys of between 1GB and 2TB.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X550LDV range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.5GB. The X550LDV has one of the bigger internal memorys (8 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.

Chart Edit

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X550LDV has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X550LDV which do not have a full-size keyboard.

Chart Edit

Has a Front Camera

The X550LDV has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also have a front camera.

Chart Edit

Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The hard drive capacitys of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 180GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB. When compared to other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X550LDV, the hard drive capacity of the X550LDV of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the biggest.

Chart Edit

802.11g Wi-Fi Standards

The X550LDV has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This portable PC has an 802.11g wi-Fi standards, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards. In addition, this Asus portable PC has an 802.11b wi-Fi standards. The Wi-Fi standard of all portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X550LDV ranges from IEEE 802.11a to 802.11n.

Chart Edit

Quite Big Processor Cache

At 4 megabytes, the X550LDV has a fairly big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550LDV. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the processor caches range from 0.51MB to 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

Chart Edit

GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

10 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The X550LDV has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago is 200MHz and the fastest is 650MHz.

Chart Edit

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years is 1.7GB and the biggest is 16GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the X550LDV has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

Chart Edit

Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable 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.

Chart Edit

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 portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it.

Chart Edit

Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The X550LDV does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X550LDV also do not have a touchscreen.

Chart Edit

Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X550LDV have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the X550LDV which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

Chart Edit

Only 4 Bluetooth Version

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

Chart Edit

4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550LDV

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the X550LDV has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550LDV.

Chart Edit

Average Weight

The Asus X550LDV has a fairly typical weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X550LDV.

Chart Edit

Average Processor Frequency

At 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X550LDV has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X550LDV.

Chart Edit

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
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
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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 Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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
Intel TSX-NI
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 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(3)
28 July 2014

The touchpad has integrated mouse buttons, and although we tend to find such touchpads awkward to use, we had no issues with clicks, or performing Windows 8 gestures. One area which is helped by... Read more…

10 July 2014

The dull screen is a bit of a let-down, but the X550LDV does provide better performance than most laptops in the sub-£600 category. It's not the most portable of laptops either, but respectable...

8 July 2014

The X500 range from Asus is designed to provide affordable laptops at 'everyday' prices. The cheaper pricing is probably helped by using cheaper chips ? most of the models currently listed on... Read more…

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x550ldvxo552, apple i74510, x550ldvxo552h, apple i74510u, apple x550ldvxo552, apple x550ldvxo552h, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfa, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfas, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfast, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfaste, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfastet, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfasteth, apple pu500caxo010gnetworkcardgigabitfastethe
Barcodes 00700600008863, 00700600008962, 04716659784722

Save Money with These Great Laptop Vouchers & Offers

£25 Off
Voucher
£25 Off all Apple Macs over £350
Valid 20 Apr 16 - 21 Apr 17
15% Off
Voucher
15% Off for new customers
Valid 17 Mar 16 - 17 Mar 17
10% Off
Voucher
Dell are Offering 10% Off selected laptops
Valid 12 Jan 17 - 1 Feb 17
Fold-away Desk in Oak-Effect Finish for £39.98 With Free Delivery
Offer
This practical desk can be a convenient solution for a computer or laptop and can be easily folded away when not in use
Valid 16 Jan 17 - 16 Apr 17

See How Other Laptops Compare to the Asus X550LDV

EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC vs X550LDV

HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC vs Asus X550LDV
HP EliteBook 840 G2 Notebook PC
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.3GHz 8GB 180GB SSD 14"
Asus X550LDV
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£
90% Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys
Lighter
A Lot Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Hugely Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

Samsung NP3530EC vs Asus X550LDV

Samsung NP3530EC vs Asus X550LDV
Samsung NP3530EC
2 core Intel Core i3-2xxx 2.2GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus X550LDV
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£ 999.00
70% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Two More USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
0.4GHz Faster Processor Frequency
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Vastly Smaller Hard Drive Capacity

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Asus X550LDV

Lenovo ThinkPad T540 vs Asus X550LDV
Lenovo ThinkPad T540
2 core Intel Core i3-4xxx 2.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6"
Asus X550LDV
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.8GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6"
£
One More USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
50% Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
28% Faster Processor Frequency
16.00 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness
4GB Smaller Internal Memory
Vastly Smaller Total Storage Capacity
Feedback