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Asus X551MA 4 Core Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB Feb 2014
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7 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Asus is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Asus also has good ratings for its many processor cores laptops.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus X551MA has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched more than two years ago also have a front camera.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X551MA supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. The worst memory clock speeds supported by processor of all many processor cores laptops that came out more than two years ago is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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Light

The Asus X551MA is one of the lighter many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the X551MA (only 2.2 kilograms) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The lightest portable PC that was released around the same time as the X551MA is 430g heavy, the heaviest is 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg.

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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 notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to it.

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25 Reasons Against

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

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of only 844 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has one of the slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops of this age and spec is 29GB, and the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a very small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X551MA.

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

The Asus X551MA is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other laptops of this type and age use 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 notebook PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity

Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X551MA 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 on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of many processor cores laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X551MA range from 200MHz to 650MHz. At only 313 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the X551MA.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551MA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this age and spec which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Old PCI Express Slots Version

Across all the many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MA the PCI Express slots versions range from 2 to 3, and the average PCI Express slots version is 2.9. The Asus X551MA has a quite old PCI Express slots version (only 2) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X551MA.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

Many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X551MA have processor frequencys of between 1GHz and 3GHz. At only 1.86 gigahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the X551MA.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X551MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. The best processor family of all portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X551MA is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is Intel Atom.

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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 portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X551MA. Many processor cores laptops that were released around the same time as the X551MA have internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X551MA range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 730GB. With a total storage capacity of only 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the X551MA.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X551MA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X551MA also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other portable PCs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the Asus X551MA's maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of this type and age is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The Asus X551MA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 33 watt-hours) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA is 64Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 30Wh to 2,700Wh.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Small Processor Cache

The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and type is 2MB and the biggest is 8MB. With a processor cache of only 2 megabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller processor caches amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age.

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Only Three Number of Battery Cellss

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus X551MA which has three number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X551MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The Asus X551MA has a very slow processor boost frequency (only 2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X551MA. The processor boost frequencys of similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X551MA range from 1.3GHz to 3.9GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.2GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC.

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Very Small Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X551MA has one of the smaller hard drive capacitys (only 500 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The average hard drive capacity of laptops of a similar age and type to the X551MA is 790GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X551MA has one of the slower hard drive speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. The average hard drive speed of many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA is 5,900 RPM.

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Only Four Processor Threadss

The Asus X551MA is a four processor threads notebook PC. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the X551MA have between four and seven processor threadss.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MA

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC has been on the market for over three years.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X551MA has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on similar spec laptops that have been on the market 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.

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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
Processor Memory Channel
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
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
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 Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
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 Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
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 3.0 Port
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
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® 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
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 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
Battery Technology
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

Video review: Editörümüz Murat Gams?z, kampanyadan 500TL+KDV'ye ald??? Asus laptop'u inceliyor. Ucuz ürünlerde nelerin eksik kald???n? görmek ve hangi i?lere yarayaca??n? ö?renmek... Read more…

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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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x551ma, asus x551, asus x551m, x551masx090, x551masx131, x551masx019, x551masx159, x551masx049, asus x551ma, x551masx090d, x551masx131d, x551masx019d, x551masx159h, x551masx049d
Barcodes 04716659701040, 04716659702696, 04716659715146, 04716659715153

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