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This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
The Asus X550CA has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of laptops that have been around for a similar time to the X550CA is 17GB.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
At 350 megahertz, the Asus X550CA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than a year ago. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of medium processor core laptops that were released one year ago range from 100MHz to 650MHz.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. At 1,050 megahertz, the Asus X550CA has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X550CA.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed.
A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X550CA also have a full-size keyboard.
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Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other portable PCs of this type and age, the Asus X550CA has a front camera.
Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory
The maximum internal memories of medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X550CA range from 8.1GB to 33GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 20GB. With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the Asus X550CA has a quite big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X550CA.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than a year.
L3 Processor Cache
This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a similar time to it.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X550CA has an 802.11g WiFi standard which is better than most medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. Most medium processor core laptops that have been around for a similar time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X550CA ranges from 802.11ad (worst) to 802.11n (best).
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Only Not Supported HD Type
The HD type of the this portable PC are Not supported, which is the most frequently found HD type on portable PCs of this age and type.
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
The Asus X550CA is a one PCI Express lane (max) portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X550CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA. Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.
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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.
Only Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA is AMD E and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as it.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
Across all the medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than a year the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 120Wh. With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Like most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA, the Asus X550CA does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the X550CA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this notebook PC was released.
Average Screen Size
The Asus X550CA has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X550CA.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X550CA.
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With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X550CA.
Average Internal Memory
The Asus X550CA has a relatively typical internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA.
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
333, 1333, 133, 1600
Processor Memory Type
DDR3-SDRAM, DDR3L-SDRAM, DDR3L
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DisplayPort, DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
DVD Super Multi, DVD Super Multi DL
Front Camera Resolution
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Mini VGA Port
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Processor Package Size
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), Lithium
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Quick Start Guide
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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