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Asus X552CL 2 Core Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I3-3xxx 1.8GHz 6GB Jan 2014
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3 Reasons For

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".

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Heavy

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
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
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
DC-In Jack
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
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® 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)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width

2 Awards

alphr.com Recommended (A List) Expert Reviews Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(6)
10 June 2014

A cracking budget laptop - the X552CL nails the essentials and turns in a performance to embarrass laptops at twice the price...

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Are you a keen gamer but do not have a huge budget to spend? Well there are many great laptops on the market featuring dedicated graphics for optimal gaming performance, which can perfectly handle... Read more…

26 March 2014

This laptop may only have an Ivy Bridge processor, but its dedicated graphics and superb screen make this £500 system an award winner...

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12 February 2014

You're not going to get a full-on gaming rig for under £500, but the X552CL budget laptop from Asus is a good attempt to provide respectable graphics performance at a competitive price. See also:... Read more…

8 November 2013

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User Reviews

(27)
Reviewed 8 July 2014 by Tarrboy

This is a pretty decent laptop and does all that I have asked of it so far. The graphics card plays FM14 and other graphic intensive games pretty well and generally copes with HD media playback... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2014 by Mr. R. Butler
(Verified Purchase)

This is a good laptop for the price if you are after one with its own video card. at 350 it was the cheapest I could find with one. from a reputable company.. after swapping out the hard drive for... Read more…

Reviewed 9 February 2014 by Anne Amarilli
(Verified Purchase)

I .loved the easy to understand set up and the speed of start up. It does everything I want simply and efficiently...

Reviewed 11 October 2014 by Nchimunya
(Verified Purchase)

I like that Asus managed to make the perfect pc for ever day living. You can do all your work and even play decent games on it. Don't like the track pad so much, and also that it only has 2 usb... Read more…

Reviewed 27 December 2014 by Mr R
(Verified Purchase)

Had a tough job finding a laptop for my boy that could not only be used for school work but also for gaming, more specifically minecraft. Most retailer were recommending I spend 5/600 plus but I... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers i33217, x552cl, i33217u, asus x552, asus x552c, asus i33217, x552clsx151, asus x552cl, asus i33217u, x552clsx151h, asus x552clsx037, asus x552clsx037h, asus a1x552clsx037, asus a1x552clsx037h
Barcodes 04716659574965, 04716659669876, 05052183864905

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