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Asus X551MA
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Asus X551MA 4 Core Intel Pentium 2.166GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Pentium 2.17GHz 4GB Jul 2014
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6 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

The Asus X551MA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Light

The Asus X551MA is one of the lighter comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago (only 2.2 kilograms) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. Across all the comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X551MA the weights range from 980g to 4.2kg.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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17 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Laptops of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,100MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 854 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The average maximum internal memory supported by processor of similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 25GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MA.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X551MA is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The Asus X551MA is a four PCI Express lane (max) laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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

The Asus X551MA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MA have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 313 megahertz, the Asus X551MA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551MA. The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X551MA is 200MHz, the fastest is 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X551MA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than a year.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on similar spec laptops that have been available for 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.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Asus X551MA has a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA.

The best display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Portable PCs of this age and type have internal memory of between 2GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.7GB. The Asus X551MA has a quite small internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA.

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Only Intel Pentium Processor Family

The Asus X551MA has an Intel Pentium processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7 processor family found on most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. The worst processor family of all laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is Intel Celeron and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most laptops of a similar age and type to the X551MA do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X551MA is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has one of the smaller maximum internal memory amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The smallest maximum internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X551MA is 2GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

At only 33 watt-hours, the Asus X551MA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA. The smallest battery capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MA is 23Wh and the biggest is 2,700Wh.

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Only Three Battery Cells

The Asus X551MA is a three battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the X551MA have between two and eight battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the X551MA have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus X551MA which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X551MA range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz. The Asus X551MA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency (only 2.42 gigahertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the X551MA.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MA

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.166 gigahertz, the Asus X551MA has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the X551MA.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X551MA has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X551MA.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X551MA has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MA.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
Scenario Design Power (SDP)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
3D Compatible
Full HD
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Processor Code
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
CPU Configuration (max)
Processor Package Size
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory

Expert Reviews

(2)
30 September 2014

Video review: Editörümüz Murat Gams?z, kampanyadan 500TL+KDV'ye ald??? Asus laptop'u inceliyor. Ucuz ürünlerde nelerin eksik kald???n? görmek ve hangi i?lere yarayaca??n? ö?renmek... Read more…

12 September 2014

User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 29 April 2014 by Mr Baz

Do take note of the CPU options though. The Celeron N2815 which runs at 1.5GHz is quite different to the Core i3 3217U 1.8GHz, not just in terms of clock speed but performance. The Core i3 being... Read more…

Reviewed 4 May 2014 by JusReviewing
(Verified Purchase)

Good laptop. Although a little fatter than today's more modern ones it does make space for a CD slot which a lot of more modern laptops lack. Windows 8 wasn't a bother for me as I have used it... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2014 by Anthony
(Verified Purchase)

For hours of typing and multi-tasking this little laptop is perfect for the job. Light weight, great keyboard and easy to operate!

Reviewed 28 April 2014 by Light-Man
(Verified Purchase)

Great bright screen, nice and light, very versatile and overall I am very happy with it. I went for the cheaper Intel Celeron and got it directly from Amazon for £250 and I found it performs as... Read more…

Reviewed 5 September 2014 by Rbmusicman/and/movie-fan'
(Verified Purchase)

This is a compact and smart looking item. Windows '8' has many features not afforded to the earlier Windows '7' When buying new there are many updates that have to be downloaded initially. (I've... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x551ma, x551mads21, x551maqsp1, x551masx020, x551masx088, x551masx103, x551masx150, x551masx110, x551mads21q, x551masx056, x551masx057, x551maqsp1c, x551masx150d, x551masx110h, x551masx020d, x551masx056h, x551masx056d, x551masx057d, x551maqsp1cb, x551masx020h, x551masx088d, x551masx103d, asus x551mads21, asus x551masx020, asus x551mads21q, asus x551masx020h
Barcodes 00886227643806, 00886227680337, 04716659657453, 04716659665939, 04716659665953, 04716659681311, 04716659683261, 04716659703655, 08862276803370
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