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Asus X55C 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.2GHz 4GB Apr 2013
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7 Reasons For

16 Maximum Number of PCI Express Laness

The Asus X55C is a 16 maximum number of PCI Express lanes laptop.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

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

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 200MHz, the fastest is 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 360MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus X55C has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most frequently found wi-Fi standards on laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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AC Cables Included

This portable PC has an AC cables included, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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13 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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

The Asus X55C is a laptop that uses two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X55C 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 X55C is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity portable PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Asus X55C does not have a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X55C do have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55C does not have a full-size keyboard, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X55C also do 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 frequently found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago. 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 typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X55C has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The best processor family of all portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X55C is Intel Core i7-3xxx and the worst is AMD C.

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

The slowest memory clock speed of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55C is 800MHz and the fastest is 1,800MHz. At only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X55C has a fairly slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

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

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55C, the Asus X55C does not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

Across all the portable PCs of this age and type the front camera resolution (numeric)s range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP. When compared to other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X55C, the Asus X55C's front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55C

Released Over Three Years Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over three years.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.2 gigahertz, the Asus X55C has a pretty standard processor frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X55C.

Laptops with a faster processor frequency that might also be worth considering include the DELL Latitude 14 7000 (2.3GHz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus X55C has a relatively typical display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X55C has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X55C.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X55C.

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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
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Networking
Cabling Technology
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
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
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® 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
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® 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
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)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 21 November 2012 by F. Rafati
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: Fast boot/start up time Good battery life Cons: Doggy touchpad, very confusing and gets you where you don want frequently! poor graphic cheap plastic chasis specs don't match what it says on... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2013 by AC
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a very good laptop for a low price. I managed to pick it up for £220 on Amazon warehouse deals and it isn't a purchase i regret. The specs are fantastic for that price, everything... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2013 by Mr D I Tillotson
(Verified Purchase)

No strong complaints about the laptop but I do have an issue with it being described as coming with Bluetooth when, in point of fact, it doesn't...

Reviewed 23 June 2013 by Ms. S. Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Got this computer because my old desktop couldn't handle the internet works great for that but still finding windows 8 a bit of a pain at times. memory could be bigger but good for the price...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Glilla Bear

A piece of ordure. After a couple of years it will do nothing...

Reviewed 27 April 2013 by Pen Name

My review is saying as its good but not as i expected i found my one from australia asus was better the proformance is good could be better but over all has been worth it...

Reviewed 30 December 2012 by A Wardle
(Verified Purchase)

What a sick joke this excuse for a product is, and this is all due to the worse than useless Windows Hate operating system which Microbug has inflicted upon it. If you are able and prepared to... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x55, x55csx028, x55csx039, asus x55c, x55csx039p, x55csx028h, x55csx039h, asus i32328, x55c-sx039h, asus i32328m, asus x55csx028, asus x55csx028h, asus 90n0oa129e2a395d438, asus 90n0oa129e2a395d438u
Barcodes 04716659300656, 04716659366874, 04716659382225, 04716659382232, 04716659401551

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