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Asus X555LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jan 2015
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10 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of a similar age and spec to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

Most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age only have between two and three total number of SATA connectorss, however the Asus X555LA has four total number of SATA connectorss.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from users and experts, and Asus also has good reviews for its medium processor cores notebook PCs.

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

The average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA is 950MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz. The Asus X555LA has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s (1,000 megahertz) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X555LA has one of the bigger total storage capacitys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. The average total storage capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 550GB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price].

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Asus X555LA has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar age and spec to it. This Asus laptop has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most laptops of this age and spec have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the X555LA is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Quite Big Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X555LA is 15". With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X555LA has one of the bigger display diagonals amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago, the Asus X555LA has a front camera.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X555LA has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA. The hard drive capacitys of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X555LA range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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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 commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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9 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LA is 290MHz. The Asus X555LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (only 200 megahertz) amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the X555LA. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X555LA the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the X555LA have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus X555LA 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 the most commonly found storage media on laptops of a similar spec and age to 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 laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

The Asus X555LA has one of the slower processor frequencys (only 1.7 gigahertz) amongst portable PCs of this age. The slowest processor frequency of laptops of this age and spec is 0.8GHz, the fastest is 3GHz, and the average processor frequency is 2.2GHz.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price] which has better reviews.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X555LA is a two number of battery cells laptop. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X555LA have between two and eight number of battery cellss.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X555LA have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 23Wh and 120Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 45Wh. The Asus X555LA has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) (only 37 watt-hours) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the X555LA.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X555LA does not have a touchscreen, although keep in mind that most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X555LA also do not have a touchscreen.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this notebook PC was released.

Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the X555LA.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000[plb_2656827_price].

Notebook PCs with a bigger internal memory that might be worth considering include the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LA has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
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
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
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 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
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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
Number of SATA III Connectors
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
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® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
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
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
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
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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(4)
10 August 2015

The Asus X555LA thrives while multitasking and offers long battery life, but it feels like a budget laptop...

28 July 2015

The perfect all-round value laptop for work and play. Thay's how Asus bills its X555LA , and for once we're almost inclined to agree. This 15in budget laptop can be found for under £300, and... Read more…

28 May 2015

Despite a fair few shortcomings the Asus X555LA is a good value budget laptop for those with modest demands...

22 September 2015

Chi è alla ricerca di un notebook economico non può certo pretendere di portare a casa un mostro di potenza, però scegliendo l'Asus X555LA potrete fare anche attività che rallentano gli altri... Read more…

Bestinclass battery life
Fast performance
Strong audio
Little bloatware
Autonomia migliore della categoria
Cheap feel
Dim display
Poor webcam
Costa un po' di pi dei concorrenti
Il display non particolarmente brillante

User Reviews

(88)
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Tegan10

'Plays well with Windows 10' is the statement on the laptop. The laptop was running windows 8.1 when purchased and it worked brilliantly.I then was given the option to upgrade to windows 10, after... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Ishy
Ishy would recommend the Asus X555LA

Very NYC and slim laptop and light good screen quality highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by R m jamil
R m jamil would recommend the Asus X555LA

Its a great i really like it and easy to use much faster. Thanks HP...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Sam
Sam would recommend the Asus X555LA

I really like my new laptop and would recommend nice design...

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Hermie 1
Hermie 1 would recommend the Asus X555LA

I dj using a laptop so i needed something that had a fast processor speed, alot of Ram and loads of memory. This laptop ticks all the boxes for me and i could notice the difference in speed... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x555la, asus x555, asus x555l, x555ladb51, x555laxo126, asus x555la, asus i55200, x555laxo398, x555laxo126h, asus i55200u, x555laxo398h, asus x555lads51, asus x555laxx842, asus x555laxx842h, asus x555ladm1672, asus x555ladm1672t, asus 90nb0652m17950
Barcodes 00886227827053, 04716659828754, 08862278270538

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