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Asus X555LA 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Jul 2014
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10 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 2,723 user and expert reviews for Asus notebook PCs and found that on average Asus has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Asus has good reviews specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC 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 similar time to it.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X555LA has one of the bigger total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X555LA range from 1GB to 1.5TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X555LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years have internal memory of between 1GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available including the DELL Inspiron 14 5000[plb_2112532_price] which is cheaper.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Asus X555LA has a front camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative laptops which also have a front camera including the 250[pl_2342458_price], or the 250[pl_2554130_price] both from HP or the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price].

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

The Asus X555LA has a fairly big hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years. The hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LA range from 180GB to 1.5TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 590GB.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At only 200 megahertz, the Asus X555LA has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the X555LA. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X555LA is 370MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 650MHz.

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Quite Small Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of only 16 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a fairly small maximum internal memory supported by processor compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X555LA. The maximum internal memory supported by processors of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 4GB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X555LA does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LA which have a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the 250[pl_2554130_price], or the 250[pl_2342458_price] both from HP or the Asus V550CA[plb_1633423_price] is also worth considering.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on similar spec laptops that have been available for more than two years. 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 compared this portable PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think cheaper laptops such as the HP ProBook 450 G1[plb_2505029_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to consider the HP EliteBook 840 G1[plb_1620817_price] (SSD and cheaper).

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this type and age is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Asus X555LA has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP 15[plb_2656558_price], the Acer Aspire V3[plb_2417215_price], or the Toshiba Tecra Z40[plb_2252510_price].

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Asus X451CA[plb_3015235_price] (1.8GHz and cheaper), the Lenovo X1 Carbon[plb_2843838_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper), or the DELL Latitude 14 5000[plb_2657528_price] (1.9GHz and cheaper).

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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 medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus X555LA is a two battery cell count portable PC.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years is 50Wh, and the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. The Asus X555LA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 37 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age.

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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 similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X555LA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of alternative laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at including the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2365192_price], or the Latitude 15 5000[pl_2743179_price] both from DELL.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

The slowest maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the X555LA is 1.3GHz, the fastest is 3.7GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3GHz. At only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus X555LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Asus X555LA is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus X555LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this portable PC was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X555LA has a relatively average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

We compared all the other 15.6" laptops to this notebook PC and we think the HP Pavilion 15[plb_2353204_price] which is cheaper is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a laptop with a bigger screen size then you might want to look at the Lenovo G70-70[plb_3375260_price] (17.3") which is also cheaper.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LA has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the X555LA.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.3kg heavy notebook PCs currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the HP Pavilion 15[plb_2353204_price], or the Asus X550CA[plb_2319311_price].

Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Asus P550CA[plb_2611468_price] (2.3kg).

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 2.0 Port
SATA III Connector
SATA Connector
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
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
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Universal Asynchronous Receiver/transmitter (UART)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
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
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Operational Conditions
Certificates
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(4)
10 August 2015

The Asus X555LA thrives while multitasking and offers long battery life, but it feels like a budget laptop...

28 July 2015

The perfect all-round value laptop for work and play. Thay's how Asus bills its X555LA , and for once we're almost inclined to agree. This 15in budget laptop can be found for under £300, and... Read more…

28 May 2015

Despite a fair few shortcomings the Asus X555LA is a good value budget laptop for those with modest demands...

22 September 2015

Chi è alla ricerca di un notebook economico non può certo pretendere di portare a casa un mostro di potenza, però scegliendo l'Asus X555LA potrete fare anche attività che rallentano gli altri... Read more…

Bestinclass battery life
Fast performance
Strong audio
Little bloatware
Autonomia migliore della categoria
Cheap feel
Dim display
Poor webcam
Costa un po' di pi dei concorrenti
Il display non particolarmente brillante

User Reviews

(88)
Reviewed 5 August 2015 by Tegan10

'Plays well with Windows 10' is the statement on the laptop. The laptop was running windows 8.1 when purchased and it worked brilliantly.I then was given the option to upgrade to windows 10, after... Read more…

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Ishy
Ishy would recommend the Asus X555LA

Very NYC and slim laptop and light good screen quality highly recommend this product...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by R m jamil
R m jamil would recommend the Asus X555LA

Its a great i really like it and easy to use much faster. Thanks HP...

Reviewed 29 December 2015 by Sam
Sam would recommend the Asus X555LA

I really like my new laptop and would recommend nice design...

Reviewed 17 November 2015 by Hermie 1
Hermie 1 would recommend the Asus X555LA

I dj using a laptop so i needed something that had a fast processor speed, alot of Ram and loads of memory. This laptop ticks all the boxes for me and i could notice the difference in speed... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers x555la, x555ladb51, asus i55200, asus i55200u, asus x555lads51, asus x555laxx842, asus x555laxx842h, asus x555ladm1672, asus x555ladm1672t, asus 90nb0652m17950
Barcodes 00886227827053, 04716659828754, 08862278270538
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