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Asus X55C 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB Nov 2012
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The ASUS X55C features a matte surface with a classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Exclusive ASUS engineering has created a unique internal layout that... More
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of laptops of a comparable age and type to the X55C range from 200MHz to 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 portable PCs of this age.

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

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X55C the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max)s range from 660MHz to 1,300MHz. At 1,150 megahertz, the Asus X55C has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X55C.

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Good Brand

We checked 3,179 expert and owner reviews for Asus laptops and found that on average Asus has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good ratings specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55C has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X55C which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X55C has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X55C also have a front camera.

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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 typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The Asus X55C is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity notebook PC. Most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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14 Reasons Against

Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Not supported, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable spec and age 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X55C use two number of displays supported (on-board graphics)s.

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Only One Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes

The Asus X55C is a one maximum number of PCI Express lanes portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X55C have between 1 and 15 maximum number of PCI Express laness.

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

Most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55C have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Asus X55C which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age. 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 notebook PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X55C has a better processor family than most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Asus notebook PC has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family, whereas most medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. The processor family of all portable PCs of this type and age ranges from AMD C (worst) to Intel Core i7-3xxx (best).

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Quite Slow Memory Clock Speed

With a memory clock speed of only 1,333 megahertz, the Asus X55C has a very slow memory clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age. The memory clock speeds of medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55C range from 800MHz to 1,800MHz.

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Only 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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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus X55C does not have a touchscreen, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type also do not have a touchscreen.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a front camera resolution (numeric) of only 0.3 megapixels, the Asus X55C has a quite low front camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55C. Similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X55C have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 0.3MP and 1,300MP.

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Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Asus X55C is fairly heavy compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago. Similar spec laptops that were released around the same time as the X55C have weights of between 300g and 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2.1kg.

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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 on the market for around the same time as it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55C

Released Over Four Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over four years.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus X55C has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Asus X55C has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55C.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55C.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the X55C.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 4GB internal memory laptops currently available including the HP EliteBook Folio 9470m[plb_1482433_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Manufacturer
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 Slots
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
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
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
Cabling Technology
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Networking Features
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
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
Drivers Included
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® 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
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
Security
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Other Features
Power Supply Type
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ethernet Interface Type
Graphics Adapter Family
Infrared Data Port

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…

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x55cdh31, asus x55, asus x55c, x55csx018, x55csx018h, x55csx018d, asus i32350, asus i32350m, asus x55csx029, asus x55csx029h, asus 90n0oa128n29395d451, asus 90n0oa128n29395d451u
Barcodes 00886227298389, 04716659301448, 04716659332022, 04716659332176, 04716659355717, 04716659446446

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