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Asus X555LD 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on seven expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl this Asus laptop has an average expert rating of 74%.

Nice Design

A few Asus X555LD owners agreed that it was good looking. Amazon Customer said in their Asus X555LD review on Amazon “It is unfortunate as the notebook is pretty good otherwise” but despite that they rated it 2 stars. Colin mentioned in his Asus X555LD review “Other than that it is pretty decent” but despite that he scored it 3 stars. Two years ago Genji wrote in their review of this laptop “I'm pretty sure a new laptop shouldn't have either of these issues”.

One Asus X555LD reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was a good design. Genji said “It works well and all and the design is nice and sleek, there are a few things that concern me though” in their review of the Asus X555LD but they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

One person wrote in their reviews that this laptop was smooth. Nitithorn mentioned “The performance is great runs all Microsoft office programs smoothly, web browsing is also smooth streams video with no problem” in their review and scored the product very highly.

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Reasonably Priced

A few Asus X555LD reviewers said that the Asus X555LD was good value for money. I Review Stuff Now rated it as very good and mentioned in their review of the Asus X555LD “Personally I think this laptop is good for its value and for me has been good for gaming, work”. Two years ago Nitithorn said “Well constructed, performance is great for the price, this would be ideal for students” in their review of the Asus X555LD. In January last year T H Stewart wrote in their Asus X555LD review “The support service is unhelpful suggesting I should contact Microsoft! Overall at the price (£379 from PCW) still represents good value”.

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Two years ago Colin said on Amazon “For the price you pay you get an i7 processor, which is a pretty good deal” yet he scored the product 3 stars. One Asus X555LD owner mentioned in their reviews that it was cheap. Two years ago expert review site Notebookcheck.net mentioned “Asus' X555LD-XX283H is an inexpensive all-rounder in a 15.6-inch size”.

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Good Size

A number of people said in their reviews that the product was a good weight. Nitithorn mentioned on Amazon “Its size and weight is perfect for doing work”. One Asus X555LD reviewer who purchased the Asus X555LD mentioned that it was a good body shape. Harry said on Amazon “Notebook itself is fast and works well however the body it is in has fallen apart within 8 months”.

One person said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Nitithorn mentioned in their Asus X555LD review on Amazon “Also isn't too heavy to carry around” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

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Robust

A few Asus X555LD reviewers who reviewed the Asus X555LD mentioned that it was well made. Colin said “Right buttons are built into the touchpad you cannot push down both at the same time”. Nitithorn gave the Asus X555LD a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “The build quality of this laptop is very solid there is a slight flex if you do press hard enough on the keyboard”.

Good for Gaming

Several Asus X555LD owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for gaming. I Review Stuff Now wrote in their review of this laptop on Amazon “For me has been good for gaming, work and video editing”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said “Casual gamers should be happy with the gaming power”. Pcquest.com said in their review “Gaming suitable”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was quiet. Harry wrote in his review of the Asus X555LD in January last year “Sound is also very quiet”.

Easy to Use

One customer who purchased the Asus X555LD considered that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Nitithorn wrote on Amazon “Runs The Sims 4 at 30 - 40 fps with high settings, League of Legends solid 60 fps with max settings” in their review and gave this laptop a score of 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One Asus X555LD reviewer who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible. T H Stewart wrote “The keyboard is a bit springy and I prefer a wireless mouse to the touch pad so overall it's OK as I'm not interested in games” in their review of this laptop however despite that they only scored the product 3 stars.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LD is 1.7GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.7GB. With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has a quite big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

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

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X555LD has one of the bigger total storage capacitys (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X555LD the total storage capacitys range from 1GB to 1.5TB, and the average total storage capacity is 510GB.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs currently available including the Lenovo S510[plb_2435665_price], the HP 250[plb_2512911_price], or the DELL Inspiron 14 3442[plb_2289161_price] which has better reviews.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo G70-70[plb_2937993_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X555LD has a front camera. Most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X555LD also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including the DELL 13[plb_1304263_price], the Lenovo G500[plb_2417960_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2421269_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus X555LD has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X555LD. The average hard drive capacity of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X555LD is 590GB, and the hard drive capacitys range from 250GB to 1.5TB.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

With a processor cache of 4 megabytes, the Asus X555LD has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. The processor caches of notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LD range from 0.51MB to 4MB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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14 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

Based on 10 owner reviews the average owner rating of this medium processor cores notebook PC is 66 out of 100.

Poor Battery Life

A number of people who bought this laptop mentioned that it did not have a good battery life. Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “Reasonably good notebook let down by battery and charger”. Amazon Customer also said “This Notebook suffers from poor battery life and this combined with the very short power supply”. Genji wrote on Amazon “The battery seems faulty, its supposed to have an extended battery lifespan” in their Asus X555LD review and rated this laptop 3 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One Asus X555LD reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was not good quality. Harry said “Shoddy build quality”.

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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

At only 950 megahertz, the Asus X555LD has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. Comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X555LD have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) is 1,100MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most portable PCs that were released more than two years ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus X555LD is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the 13[pl_1304263_price], the Latitude 15 3540[pl_2417458_price], or the Latitude E6540[pl_2401366_price] all from DELL which is also higher rated.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years. 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba L850-1L4[plb_1320414_price], the DELL Inspiron 15[plb_2360347_price], or the HP Pavilion 15-p013na[plb_2369052_price].

If you would prefer a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the Lenovo T420s[plb_48433_price] (SSD), the Toshiba Portégé Z30-A[plb_2435190_price] (SSD), or the DELL Latitude E6440[plb_2465947_price] (SSD) which is also higher rated.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Two Number of Battery Cellss

The Asus X555LD is a two number of battery cells portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This portable PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

With a battery capacity (Watt hours) of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X555LD has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X555LD. The average battery capacity (Watt hours) of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X555LD is 49Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on laptops that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X555LD does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a touchscreen.

We compared all the other laptops which also have a touchscreen to this notebook PC and we think the S400CA-CA035H[pl_1465624_price], or the TP500LA[pl_2381507_price] both from Asus or the Acer Aspire V3-572P[plb_2414236_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have maximum internal memorys of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 12GB. With a maximum internal memory of only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has one of the smaller maximum internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LD

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Processor Frequency

The Asus X555LD has a relatively average processor frequency (2.4 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X555LD.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 2.4GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the Acer Aspire E5-571[plb_2846285_price], the Asus X75A[plb_2093197_price], or the HP ProBook 650[plb_2654888_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a faster processor frequency then you might also want to consider the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2949828_price] (2.5GHz), or the ProBook 650 G1[pl_2984994_price] (2.5GHz) both from HP or the Lenovo E540[plb_2975960_price] (2.5GHz) which is also higher rated.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LD has a relatively standard internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X555LD.

Other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620833_price], the Toshiba L55[plb_2275443_price], or the Fujitsu LifeBook U772[plb_2252373_price].

Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the ENVY 17-k254na[pl_2964607_price] (12GB), or the ENVY 17-n065na[pl_2964646_price] (12GB) both from HP or the Acer Aspire V3-574[plb_2964626_price] (16GB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus X555LD has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 15.6" portable PCs currently available including the Asus K550CC[plb_1620508_price], the Toshiba A50[plb_2247380_price], or the Lenovo G500[plb_2251523_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger display diagonal then you might want to consider the Asus X751LAV[plb_2865366_price] (17.3"), the Lenovo G70-70[plb_2937993_price] (17.3"), or the HP ENVY 17-k254na[plb_2964607_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The Asus X555LD has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable type and age to it. Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LD has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the HP 350[plb_2853436_price], the Asus X555LA[plb_2595023_price], or the DELL Inspiron 14R[plb_2027540_price].

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Specification

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
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 Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
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
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
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 Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
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® 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

(11)
30 June 2015

The Taiwanese tech giant Asus has launched two affordable notebooks X555LJ-XX177H and X555LJ-XX132H at a starting price of Rs. 28,999. The difference between the two models is the processor units.... Read more…

Decent application performance
Gaming suitable
Casing's low temperatures
Des performances applicatives trs correctes
Jeu possible
Wobbly keyboard
Dark screen
Clavier spongieux, cran sombre
Wiebelig toetsenbord
Donker beeldscherm
23 January 2015

Asus' X555LD-XX283H is an inexpensive all-rounder in a 15.6-inch size . Its computing power is more than enough for everyday use. It is even possible to play computer games - though to a limited...

20 October 2014

In this review we're going to analyses the Asus X555 series. We actually have two X555 models here, as Asus will offer the laptops in this family in a couple of different configurations and... Read more…

2 February 2015

Betaalbare alleskunner. Een Core i3 processor en GeForce 820M GPU maken de Asus laptop een veelzijdige alleskunner die voldoende kracht heeft voor alledaags gebruik. Krijgt het apparaat onze... Read more…

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User Reviews

(10)
Reviewed 15 May 2016 by Harry
(Verified Purchase)

Notebook itself is fast and works well however the body it is in has fallen apart within 8 months. Within the first month 3 of the screws fell out and the keyboard started to pry up. I contacted... Read more…

Reviewed 27 March 2016 by Rachael Miles
(Verified Purchase)

Awful laptop I returned it within a matter of weeks. The system kept crashing so I updated to windows 10. After a number of failed attempts it still had the same problems. Didn't like the layout... Read more…

Reviewed 8 January 2016 by T H Stewart

Not purchased from Amazon. Replaced an ageing Toshiba L350-171 which has a much better keyboard and the display has better colour. The Asus (2.7GHz) is quicker, as you would expect, but is let... Read more…

I've been searching for a laptop for ages that has an i5 processor, 8GB of RAM and a 1TB hard drive so when I found this I was pleased as it's cheaper than a version I created myself on PC... Read more…

Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Colin
(Verified Purchase)

Had the laptop for a couple of months now. There are a few things I don't like about it. First, the touchpad buttons are very 'clunky'. When you press them they make a loud clunking sound. You... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x555ld, asus x555, asus x555l, x555ldxx737, asus x555ld, x555lddm782, x555lddm782h, x555ldxx737h, asus x555ldxx737, asus x555ldxx737h
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