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Asus X551CA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 1.5GHz 4GB Dec 2013
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10 Reasons For

Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X551CA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 23GB. The Asus X551CA has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X551CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of a similar age and type to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X551CA.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X551CA range from 10" to 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The Asus X551CA has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17R[plb_2548954_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551CA has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X551CA which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X551CA has a front camera, as do most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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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 medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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20 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus X551CA is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X551CA 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

The Asus X551CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. At only 1,000 megahertz, the Asus X551CA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X551CA.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 1.5 gigahertz, the Asus X551CA has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years. The processor frequencys of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X551CA range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If this Asus notebook PC processor frequency is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the Packard Bell ME69BMP[plb_2868533_price] (1.58GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551CA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. The best processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X551CA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X551CA range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. The Asus X551CA has a fairly small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X551CA.

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Very Small L3 Cache

At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X551CA has a fairly small l3 cache compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec. The smallest l3 cache of portable PCs of this type and age is 2MB and the biggest is 6MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the X551CA have between two and three processor threadss, including the Asus X551CA which has two processor threadss.

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Very Small Cache Memory

Laptops of this type and age have cache memorys of between 1MB and 4MB, and the average cache memory is 3MB. At only 2 megabytes, the Asus X551CA has a fairly small cache memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551CA.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The smallest battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X551CA is 5Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 49Wh. At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X551CA has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X551CA has a fairly small processor cache compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have processor caches of between 0.51MB and 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X551CA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X551CA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X551CA also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X551CA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Asus X551CA which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on laptops of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X551CA has a fairly typical total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X551CA.

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus X551CA has a fairly standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X551CA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Device Type
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
Networking Standards
4G
Data Network
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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Optional Operating System Supplied
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
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)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Expert Reviews

(2)

There's no doubt about it...Nvidia's GTX 980 Ti is an impressive chip. Offering nearly the same performance as the GTX Titan X 12GB (and with far more overclocking headroom), the 980 Ti slips in...

Incredible performance, eclipsing other recent GeForce offerings by a significant margin, quiet and effective cooler, relatively compact at 10.6" long
Affordable Price
Stylish Design
Two Operating Systems
Long Battery Life
High power use, significant heat output
Keyboard unavailable
No SIM card slot
Small camera resolution
No individually lit keys or dedicated Macro keys, nonupgradeable GPU
23 February 2015

Embalaje y Accesorios Características General SeriesX Series ModeloX551CA-SX014H ColorNegro con textura Procesador ProcesadorCore i3-3rd Generation Variante3217U ChipsetMobile Intel HM76 Express... Read more…

User Reviews

(61)
Reviewed 31 December 2014 by M. G. Chisholm
(Verified Purchase)

Right, lets be up front here. This review is based upon the price I paid for this laptop not the absolute power and build. Fact is that this laptop is cheap in both build and quality with low rent... Read more…

Reviewed 12 January 2015 by Hamish Bain
(Verified Purchase)

I bought this Laptop as my Toshiba that I've had for 8 years finally packed it in as soon as I got back to Uni. Since I had deadlines within the next few weeks I didn't have a huge amount of time... Read more…

Reviewed 12 December 2014 by Mawine10
(Verified Purchase)

I looked for a new laptop as mine was 5 years old. This one is perfect, nice design, quite fast, sound ok and it's cheap. I'm not a real gamer but it runs perfectly The Sims 4 and World of... Read more…

Reviewed 14 January 2014 by Peter a hutchinson
(Verified Purchase)

This is my first personal lap top and although I do struggle a bit with it I find it easier to use than our old computer. This is definatly worth evey penny my wife spent...

Reviewed 24 January 2014 by Harrison
(Verified Purchase)

Bad Points are the keyboard and the mouse pad. Nice design and runs smoothly, runs football manager well and apps well. Windows 8 is amazing!

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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