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Asus X553MA 2 Core Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Celeron 1.86GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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The ASUS X Series is the perfect all-round laptop for work and play. Its durable design features a stylish concentric circle finish that is available in a range of colors ranging from staid black... More
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ASUS X553MA Laptop Review
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Asus medium processor cores portable PCs have good ratings compared to other manufacturers as do all notebook PCs built by Asus.

Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X553MA the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 500GB. The Asus X553MA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X553MA has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X553MA. The average display diagonal of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X553MA is 15", and the display diagonals range from 10" to 18".

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X553MA has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X553MA's hard drive capacity is one of the biggest amongst portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The smallest hard drive capacity of notebook PCs of this type and age is 180GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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19 Reasons Against

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

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X553MA is 660MHz, the fastest is 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz. When compared to other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the X553MA that we have assessed, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Asus X553MA of only 756 megahertz is one of the slowest.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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

The Asus X553MA is a portable PC that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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

The Asus X553MA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X553MA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Only Two Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The Asus X553MA is a two total number of SATA connectors notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of portable PCs of this type and age is 660MHz and the fastest is 900MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of only 756 megahertz, the Asus X553MA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter burst frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X553MA, the Asus X553MA does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on portable PCs of this type and age. 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 portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The Asus X553MA has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of this spec and age. Most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X553MA the best processor family is Intel Core i7 and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

When compared to other portable PCs that came out more than two years ago that we have assessed the battery capacity (Watt hours) of, the Asus X553MA's battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 30 watt-hours is one of the smallest. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X553MA is 49Wh.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

Most medium processor cores portable PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus X553MA which has two number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

The Asus X553MA has one of the smallest processor caches (only 1 megabyte) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X553MA is 0.51MB, the biggest is 4MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X553MA have between two and three processor threadss, including the Asus X553MA which has two processor threadss.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X553MA has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA the memory clock speeds range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz, and the average memory clock speed is 1,600MHz.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many laptops that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X553MA does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X553MA. The smallest maximum internal memory of medium processor cores portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of this age and spec range from 1.3GHz to 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.13 gigahertz, the Asus X553MA has a very slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X553MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the X553MA over two years ago.

Average Weight

The Asus X553MA has a pretty standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X553MA.

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Average Internal Memory

The Asus X553MA has a relatively standard internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

If this portable PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo G500 (6GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.86 gigahertz, the Asus X553MA has a pretty typical processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X553MA.

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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)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
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
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
Line-in
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
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)
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
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Certificates
Certification
Energy Star Certified

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Expert Reviews

(3)
4 September 2014

Open the lid and the build quality takes a sharp turn for the worse. The internal chassis, from where the base meets the lid to the palm rests, has an incredible amount of flex. This gets even... Read more…

18 September 2015

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 by Curmudgeon
Curmudgeon would recommend the Asus X553MA

Easy to set up and use, although Windows 8.1 has a few quirks to become accustomed to. All good so far, after two weeks of ownership. The only gripe is the apparently unannounced packaging of... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2015 by Niall B

Bought this for my youngest daughter (12) and was ok for the price but, unbelievably, whilst it comes with a DVD Drive (a must for her), the software (Codec) required to play DVD's is not... Read more…

Reviewed 5 March 2015 by JennyG
JennyG would recommend the Asus X553MA

Bought this 2 weeks ago when my Fujitsu died. Having read numerous reports on Techradar and similar sites I was going to buy a Lenovo then I read the report that the Lenovo has spyware within it.... Read more…

Reviewed 7 February 2015 by Gemohaven
Gemohaven would recommend the Asus X553MA

Very impressed when I took it out of the box. Having had an ASUS before, I thought I would give this one a go even without any ratings/reviews. Glad I did, so much better than my Toshiba one.... Read more…

Reviewed 16 April 2015 by Kat

Totally died after less than 4 months! Just turned itself off, and now totally dead. Then with an internal battery and hard drive there is nothing you can do without a screwdriver which would... Read more…

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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