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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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 across all medium processor core laptops that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA.
The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst similar types of laptop is 133MHz.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA also have a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X550CA has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.
64-Bit Operating System Architecture
This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most commonly found operating system architecture on comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is the most commonly found cable included on portable PCs of this spec and age.
802.11g WiFi Standard
The Asus X550CA has a better Wi-Fi standard than most notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Asus notebook PC has an 802.11g WiFi standard, whereas most medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard. Across all laptops that were launched around the same time as the X550CA the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a and the best is 802.11n.
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11 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Asus X550CA which has one PCI Express lane (max).
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core laptops that came out more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This portable PC has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.
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Only SonicMaster Audio System
This portable PC audio system, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacities amongst similar spec laptops of this age. The average battery capacity of portable PCs of this type and age is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 5Wh to 100Wh.
Quite Small Battery Capacity
At only 2,600 milliamperes * hour, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X550CA. Across all the medium processor core laptops that were released more than two years ago the battery capacities range from 3mAh to 30,000mAh.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most laptops of this age and spec do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X550CA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.
Only 1,000 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
7 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA
Released Over Two Years Ago
This medium processor core portable PC has been on the market for over two years.
Average Screen Size
The Asus X550CA has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X550CA.
Intel Core I5-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i5-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard 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.
With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been around for more than two years.
Average Internal Memory
The Asus X550CA has a relatively average internal memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the X550CA.
Laptops with a bigger internal memory that might also be worth looking at include the Asus X550CA (6GB).
Average Processor Clock Speed
The Asus X550CA has a fairly typical processor clock speed (1.8 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been available for more than two years.
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-3xxx
Processor Clock Speed
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
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
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
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
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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 AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Clear Video HD, Intel Insider, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Quick Sync Video
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