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Asus X551MA 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.83GHz 4GB Oct 2014
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5 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus portable PCs and also specifically for Asus many processor cores laptops and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus X551MA has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Light

The average weight of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X551MA is 2.5kg, and the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of only 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X551MA is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X551MA.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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22 Reasons Against

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

At only 854 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs of this spec and age is 750MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Only Two Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)s

Most laptops of a similar type and age to the X551MA use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s, including the Asus X551MA which uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X551MA is a four maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the X551MA 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 many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than two years have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus X551MA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago is 430MHz. The Asus X551MA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 313 megahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551MA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

The Asus X551MA has a quite old PCI Express slots version (only 2) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X551MA. Across all the comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MA the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.9.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus X551MA has a quite slow processor frequency (only 1.83 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X551MA the processor frequencys range from 1GHz to 3GHz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1.83GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the Acer TravelMate TMB115-MP[plb_2341538_price] which has better reviews.

If this notebook PC processor frequency is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo E545[plb_2857006_price] (1.9GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551MA has a better processor family than most many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago. This notebook PC has an Intel Celeron processor family, whereas most many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7 processor family. Across all laptops of this age and spec the processor family ranges from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Very Small Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA the internal memorys range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X551MA have total storage capacitys of between 32GB and 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the X551MA.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might also be worth considering include the Asus NX500JK[plb_2898867_price] (512GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most laptops that were launched more than two years ago do not have a touchscreen. The Asus X551MA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a very small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the X551MA. The maximum internal memorys of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MA the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 64Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 33 watt-hours, the Asus X551MA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X551MA.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most commonly found ethernet LAN data rates on many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Small Processor Cache

With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller processor caches amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The average processor cache of many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago is 4.7MB.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X551MA is a three number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The average processor boost frequency of laptops of a similar spec and age to the X551MA is 3.2GHz, and the processor boost frequencys range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X551MA has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MA.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

Portable PCs of this age and type have hard drive capacitys of between 250GB and 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a fairly small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Asus X551MA is a four processor threads portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been around for more than two years have between four and seven processor threadss.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MA

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 Asus X551MA has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 15.6" portable PCs currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y50 UHD[plb_2658715_price].

If this notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on many processor cores laptops 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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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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum 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
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 Burst Frequency
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
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
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
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 Smart Connect 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
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 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 Smart Connect Technology Version
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
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Certificates
Certification
RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(2)
30 September 2014

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12 September 2014

User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 29 April 2014 by Mr Baz

Do take note of the CPU options though. The Celeron N2815 which runs at 1.5GHz is quite different to the Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz, not just in terms of clock speed but performance. The Core i3 being... Read more…

Reviewed 4 May 2014 by JusReviewing
(Verified Purchase)

Good laptop. Although a little fatter than today's more modern ones it does make space for a CD slot which a lot of more modern laptops lack. Windows 8 wasn't a bother for me as I have used it... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2014 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

For hours of typing and multi-tasking this little laptop is perfect for the job. Light weight, great keyboard and easy to operate!

Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Light-Man
(Verified Purchase)

Great bright screen, nice and light, very versatile and overall I am very happy with it. I went for the cheaper Intel Celeron and got it directly from Amazon for £250 and I found it performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Rbmusicman/and/movie-fan'
(Verified Purchase)

This is a compact and smart looking item. Windows '8' has many features not afforded to the earlier Windows '7' When buying new there are many updates that have to be downloaded initially. (I've... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x551, asus x551m, x551masx207, asus x551ma, x551masx207h

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