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Asus X553MA 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Pentium 2.16GHz 4GB Jan 2015
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ASUS X553MA Laptop Review
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook 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 Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X553MA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X553MA has a front camera. Most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as the X553MA also have a front camera.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Precision M3800[plb_2953110_price] is also worth considering.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This notebook PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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14 Reasons Against

Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Asus X553MA has one of the slower maximum processor memory bandwidths (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X553MA have maximum processor memory bandwidths of between 10GB/s and 77GB/s.

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

The Asus X553MA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (only 896 megahertz) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of laptops of a similar age and type to the X553MA is 600MHz, the fastest is 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Across all the laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB.

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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. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X553MA use 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 notebook PC.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 313 megahertz, the Asus X553MA has a fairly slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X553MA. Across all the laptops that were released around the same time as the X553MA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 200MHz to 850MHz.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on similar spec notebook 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.

There are a number of other laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price].

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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 commonly found display resolution on many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X553MA has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. The worst processor family of all portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X553MA is Intel Celeron and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops of this spec and age, the Asus X553MA does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 30 watt-hours, the Asus X553MA has a very small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year. Many processor cores laptops that are a comparable age to the X553MA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 1,000Wh.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X553MA have between two and eight number of battery cellss, including the Asus X553MA which has two number of battery cellss.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X553MA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X553MA is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 18GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X553MA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Asus released the X553MA.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X553MA has a relatively typical processor frequency compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X553MA.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X553MA has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 750 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Average Weight

At 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X553MA has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X553MA has a fairly standard internal memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as 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 Cache
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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)
PCI Express Configurations
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
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
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
Bluetooth Version
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 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
Full-Size 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
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)
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
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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12 December 2014

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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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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x553ma, asus x553, asus x553m, x553masx868, x553maxx131, asus x553ma, x553maxx130, x553maxx694, x553maxx130d, x553maxx694d, x553masx868h, x553maxx131d
Barcodes 00889349051276, 04716659911852, 04716659911869

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