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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews
Asus is one of the better rated portable PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium processor cores portable PCs.
Quite Big Display Diagonal
The Asus X552CL has one of the bigger display diagonals (15.6 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of a similar age and spec to the X552CL is 10" and the biggest is 18".
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago, the Asus X552CL has a front camera.
10 Reasons Against
Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
The Asus X552CL is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X552CL, the Asus X552CL does not have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Media
This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs that were released around the same time as 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
+7 More reasons against
Notebook PCs of this age and spec have weights of between 240g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X552CL is one of the heavier similar spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago amongst medium processor cores portable PCs of this age.
Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Laptops of this age and spec have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 5Wh and 100Wh. With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X552CL has one of the smaller battery capacity (Watt hours)s amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Asus X552CL has a fairly small battery capacity (only 2,600 milliamperes * hour) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X552CL. Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X552CL the battery capacitys range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
Like most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the X552CL, the Asus X552CL does not have a touchscreen.
Quite Slow Hard Drive Speed
With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Asus X552CL has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The average hard drive speed of medium processor cores portable PCs that are a similar age to the X552CL is 5,900 RPM, and the hard drive speeds range from 4,200 RPM to 7,200 RPM.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X552CL
Released Over Three Years Ago
This notebook PC was released over three years ago.
Intel Core I3 Processor Family
The Asus X552CL has a better processor family than most portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most laptops of this age and type have an Intel Core i5 processor family.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X552CL has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X552CL.
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Average Internal Memory
The Asus X552CL has a pretty typical internal memory (6 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X552CL.
Average Processor Frequency
The Asus X552CL has a fairly typical processor frequency (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
System Bus Rate
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
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
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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