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Asus X551MAV 2 Core Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Celeron 2.16GHz 4GB May 2015
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9 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Good Brand

Asus medium processor core laptops have good ratings on average and across all portable PCs Asus is one of the superior manufacturers.

Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Burst Frequency

Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X551MAV have on-board graphics adapter burst frequencies of between 600MHz and 900MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter burst frequency is 750MHz. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X551MAV that we have checked the on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of, the X551MAV's on-board graphics adapter burst frequency of 792 megahertz is one of the fastest.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X551MAV the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 100MHz to 650MHz. At 311 megahertz, the X551MAV has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X551MAV.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The X551MAV has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think cheaper laptops such as the Acer Aspire E5-573 is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the G50-70, or the Z70-80 both from Lenovo.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X551MAV has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the X551MAV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative notebook PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the Aspire E5-573, or the Aspire E5-772 both from Acer.

There are a number of other notebook PCs which also have a front camera which you might want to look at including the Asus X555LA.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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AC Cable Included

This notebook PC has an AC cable included, which is typical of many portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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22 Reasons Against

Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of notebook PCs of this age and spec range from 750MHz to 1,300MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 970MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of only 792 megahertz, the X551MAV has a very slow on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X551MAV.

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Only Not Supported HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Not supported, which is typical of many portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Quite Slow Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The X551MAV has a very slow maximum processor memory bandwidth (only 21.32 gigabytes per second) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X551MAV. The slowest maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X551MAV is 17GB/s and the fastest is 35GB/s.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

When compared to other medium processor core laptops that came out around the same time as the X551MAV, the X551MAV's maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 8 gigabytes is one of the smallest. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MAV range from 8GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 18GB.

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Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The X551MAV is a laptop that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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Only Four PCI Express Lanes (max)

The X551MAV is a four PCI Express lane (max) portable PC.

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

The Asus X551MAV is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop.

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Only Two SATA Connectors

Most notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year have between two and three SATA connectors, including the Asus X551MAV which has two SATA connectors.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to 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.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including cheaper laptops such as the Asus F551CA.

Notebook PCs with a better storage medium that might be worth looking at include the Fujitsu LifeBook A544 (SSD) which is also cheaper.

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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 medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Only Intel Celeron Processor Family

The X551MAV has an Intel Celeron processor family which is better than most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all medium processor core laptops that are a comparable age to the X551MAV the processor family ranges from AMD E to Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The maximum internal memory (64-bit) of medium processor core laptops that have been on the market for more than a year range from 2GB to 32GB. When compared to other medium processor core laptops that have been around for around the same time as the X551MAV that we have checked, the maximum internal memory (64-bit) of the Asus X551MAV of only 4 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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Quite Small Processor Cache

When compared to other notebook PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the X551MAV's processor cache of only 1 megabyte is one of the smallest. The average processor cache of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the X551MAV is 3.1MB, and the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory

The Asus X551MAV has a very small maximum internal memory (only 4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X551MAV. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the X551MAV is 13GB.

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Only Two Processor Threads

The Asus X551MAV is a two processor thread laptop.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacities of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X551MAV range from 23Wh to 120Wh. The Asus X551MAV has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 33 watt-hours) amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X551MAV does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched more than a year ago also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Inspiron 15 3542 ($419.50), or the Inspiron 15 ($329.99) both from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Only Three Battery Cells

Most medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X551MAV have between two and eight battery cells, including the Asus X551MAV which has three battery cells.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the X551MAV have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the X551MAV which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

At only 2.58 gigahertz, the X551MAV has a fairly slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the X551MAV. Across all the portable PCs of this spec and age the maximum turbo frequencies range from 1.7GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 2.9GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus X551MAV is a one USB 2.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the X551MAV have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Thick

The heights of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 11mm to 74mm, and the average height is 24mm. With a height of 31 millimeters, the Asus X551MAV is one of the thicker similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the X551MAV amongst medium processor core laptops of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus X551MAV

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.16 gigahertz, the X551MAV has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were released around the same time as the X551MAV.

Notebook PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Asus X555LA (2.2GHz and cheaper).

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Average Screen Size

The X551MAV has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that were launched around the same time as the X551MAV.

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the Asus F551CA which is cheaper; or the HP 250 ($407.20) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger screen size then you might want to consider the Acer Aspire E5-772 (17.3" and cheaper); or the Lenovo G70-70 (17.3" and higher rated).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X551MAV has a relatively standard total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X551MAV.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 500GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the Asus F551CA which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to look at the Lenovo G50-70 (1TB) which is also cheaper.

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the X551MAV has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4GB internal memory notebook PCs currently available including the Asus F551CA which is cheaper.

If you want a notebook PC with a bigger internal memory then you might also want to look at the Medion Akoya E6415 (6GB and cheaper).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.2 kilograms, the Asus X551MAV has a fairly standard weight compared to most of the other medium processor core laptops that are a similar age to the X551MAV.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad E440 (2.1kg), the DELL Latitude 15 5000 ($1,004.98) (2.1kg), or the HP ProBook 455 (2.2kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
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)
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
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
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Networking
4G
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
SATA Connector
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 Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio 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
Height At Front
Depth
Height At Rear
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
Certificates
Certification
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(5)
21 October 2014

Stil en koel. Asus vraag ongeveer 300 euro (~$380) voor zijn 15.6-inch X551MAV-SX391B laptop. Hoewel de geïnstalleerde Bay Trail Celeron weinig rekenkracht biedt, is de notebook stil in gebruik.... Read more…

11 January 2015

Asus X551MAV nie jest laptopem, który zachwyca. Pod wieloma wzgl?dami jest to przeci?tna konstrukcja. Oferuje przeci?tny czas pracy na baterii, zadowalaj?c? (ale nie powalaj?c?) wydajno?? oraz...

Operates quietly
Low power consumption
Low heat development
Stil in gebruik
Laag energieverbruik
12month warranty only
Dark, lowcontrast, viewing angle dependent screen
Poor input devices
Slechts 12 maanden garantie
Donker, contrastarm scherm met onstabiele kijkhoeken
23 October 2014

Silencioso y fresco. Asus pide unos 300 Euros por su portátil de 15.6" X551MAV-SX391B. Aunque el Bay Trail Celeron instalado no ofrece mucha potencia de procesado, el portátil funciona en... Read more…

8 October 2014

Zu einem Preis von 300 Euro bekommt man mit dem Asus X551MAV-SX391B ein einfaches 15,6-Zoll-Office-Notebook samt Windows Betriebssystem. Es eignet sich für einfache Aufgaben à la Surfen, Skypen,...

8 November 2014

Silenzioso e fresco. Asus richiede circa 300 Euro (~$380) per il suo 15.6" X551MAV-SX391B. Sebbene il Bay Trail Celeron non offra molta potenza di calcolo, il portatile lavora in modo silenzioso.... Read more…

User Reviews

(952)
Reviewed 22 July 2014 by Nerdorgeek
Nerdorgeek would recommend the Asus X551MAV

Why are you buying this? What do you want your laptop to do? I will speak to my expectations. I wanted something for casual use, mostly web browsing. Chromebooks would fit this bill nicely as well... Read more…

Reviewed 11 July 2014 by Robbie
Robbie would recommend the Asus X551MAV

I'm going to be completely honest, I did not expect much out of this computer and since I am coming from a high spec'd Retina MacBook Pro 15" I honestly expected to be borderline miserable with... Read more…

Reviewed 5 July 2014 by LVAP
LVAP would recommend the Asus X551MAV (Verified Purchase)

Ovcrall great for the price . Its incredible extra small power adapter is a huge plus alone and the laptops estra light weight make it appealing . Not thick and bulky which is great as well...

Reviewed 13 July 2014 by Jonas
Jonas would recommend the Asus X551MAV

I've been in need for a good laptop for a long time and I finally decided to get a good look into what I should get. Originally this wasn't my first choice. I planned on getting a Toshiba... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2014 by Kimzie
Kimzie would recommend the Asus X551MAV (Verified Purchase)

I primarily purchased the computer for my home office. I'm surfing web, storing recipies, typing letters to the teachers for school, emails, home budget and school projects. It's perfect!

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x551ma, x551mav, asus x551, asus x551m, asus x551ma, x551mavmb01, x551mavmb01b, asus x551mav, x551mavsx373, x551mavsx373b, x551mavrcln06, asus x551maveb01, x551mavbingsx966, x551mavbingsx966b, x551mav0041an2840, asus x551maveb01b, asus x551maveb01bs, asus x551mavhcl1103, asus x551mavhcl1103e, asus x551mavbingsx391, asus x551mavbingsx391b
Barcodes 00683405610175, 00886227738793, 00886227797417, 00886227941599, 04716659782360, 04716659823124, 04716659842712, 04716659842729, 04716659873075, 04716659959625, 04716659987567, 04716659987635, 06952987570974, 06952987571025, 06953040923720
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