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Asus X553MA-QC2-CB 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB Mar 2015
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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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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Asus has good average ratings for its medium processor cores notebook PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency (311 megahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a front camera, as do most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of 1.3 megapixels, the X553MA-QC2-CB has a quite high front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The lowest front camera resolution (numeric) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 0.3MP, the highest is 2MP, and the average front camera resolution (numeric) is 1MP.

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AC Cables Included

This laptop has an AC cables included, which is the most commonly found cables included on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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21 Reasons Against

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

When compared to other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year, the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB of only 792 megahertz is one of the slowest. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 950MHz.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of portable PCs of this spec and age is 25GB/s.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The maximum internal memory supported by processors of notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X553MA-QC2-CB range from 8GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the X553MA-QC2-CB has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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

The X553MA-QC2-CB is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only Four Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X553MA-QC2-CB have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness, including the X553MA-QC2-CB which has four maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the X553MA-QC2-CB have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

The battery life (max)s of laptops of this age and type range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has one of the shorter battery life (max)s amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is the most frequently found storage media on portable PCs of this age and type. 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 laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The X553MA-QC2-CB has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB the worst processor family is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Small Cache Memory

The average cache memory of portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the X553MA-QC2-CB is 3.1MB. The cache memory of the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB is 45Wh, and the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 23Wh to 120Wh. At only 30 watt-hours, the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB is a two number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

Laptops of this type and age have processor caches of between 1MB and 6MB. With a processor cache of only 1 megabyte, the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a very small processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the maximum internal memorys range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X553MA-QC2-CB, the X553MA-QC2-CB's maximum internal memory of only 8,192 megabytes is one of the smallest.

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Only Two Processor Threadss

Most laptops that are a similar age to the X553MA-QC2-CB have between two and three processor threadss, including the X553MA-QC2-CB which has two processor threadss.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The X553MA-QC2-CB does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X553MA-QC2-CB also do not have a touchscreen.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the X553MA-QC2-CB which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of only 8 gigabytes, the X553MA-QC2-CB has one of the smaller maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The maximum internal memory (64-bit)s of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X553MA-QC2-CB range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. At only 2.58 gigahertz, the X553MA-QC2-CB has a fairly slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the X553MA-QC2-CB over a year ago.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.16 gigahertz, the Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a fairly average processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the X553MA-QC2-CB has a fairly typical display diagonal compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The X553MA-QC2-CB has a relatively average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Average Weight

The Asus X553MA-QC2-CB has a relatively standard weight (2.2 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the X553MA-QC2-CB has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X553MA-QC2-CB.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
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 (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
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
3D
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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Data Rate (max)
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
Headphone Outputs
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
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
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 Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
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
Fingerprint Reader
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
Certification
Wi-Fi Certified
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00886227778263, 00886227779765, 00889349022887, 04712900022889, 04712900035957, 04712900047721, 04712900047974, 04712900049077, 04712900051025, 04716659768890, 04716659795032, 04716659829959, 04716659830016, 04716659830030, 04716659836995, 04716659858072, 04716659882091, 04716659931676, 04716659946113, 08862277782636

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