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Asus X55C 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 2.3GHz 4GB May 2013
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The ASUS X55C features a matte surface with a classic suit pattern that demonstrates simplicity, realism, and originality. Exclusive ASUS engineering has created a unique internal layout that... More
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Asus Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Based on 2,723 expert and user reviews, Asus has good ratings for its portable PCs. Asus also has good ratings specifically within its medium processor core notebook PCs range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 650 megahertz, the Asus X55C has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X55C have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 200MHz and 650MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 370MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The Asus X55C has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X55C. Portable PCs of this spec and age have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 660MHz and 1,300MHz.

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Quite Big Screen Size

Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". The Asus X55C has one of the bigger screen sizes (15.6 inches) amongst notebook PCs of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X55C has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X55C.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X55C, the Asus X55C has a front camera.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X55C is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap.

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

The Asus X55C is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age. 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.

If you are looking for a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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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 frequently found display resolution on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X55C has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55C the worst processor family is AMD C and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X55C do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus X55C is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Low Front Camera Resolution

The front camera resolution of the Asus X55C of only 0.3 megapixels is one of the lowest amongst portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the X55C. The front camera resolutions of portable PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 1,300MP.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X55C

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this medium processor core notebook PC was released.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.3 gigahertz, the Asus X55C has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X55C.

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Average Weight

At 2.5 kilograms, the Asus X55C has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X55C.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Asus X55C has a pretty average total storage capacity (500 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago.

Notebook PCs with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo X1 Carbon (512GB).

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 4 gigabytes, the Asus X55C has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the DELL Inspiron 15R (6GB).

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Specification

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User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 21 November 2012 by F. Rafati
(Verified Purchase)

Pros: Fast boot/start up time Good battery life Cons: Doggy touchpad, very confusing and gets you where you don want frequently! poor graphic cheap plastic chasis specs don't match what it says on... Read more…

Reviewed 30 June 2013 by AC
(Verified Purchase)

Overall it's a very good laptop for a low price. I managed to pick it up for £220 on Amazon warehouse deals and it isn't a purchase i regret. The specs are fantastic for that price, everything... Read more…

Reviewed 24 February 2013 by Mr D I Tillotson
(Verified Purchase)

No strong complaints about the laptop but I do have an issue with it being described as coming with Bluetooth when, in point of fact, it doesn't...

Reviewed 23 June 2013 by Ms. S. Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

Got this computer because my old desktop couldn't handle the internet works great for that but still finding windows 8 a bit of a pain at times. memory could be bigger but good for the price...

Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Glilla Bear

A piece of ordure. After a couple of years it will do nothing...

Reviewed 27 April 2013 by Pen Name

My review is saying as its good but not as i expected i found my one from australia asus was better the proformance is good could be better but over all has been worth it...

Reviewed 30 December 2012 by A Wardle
(Verified Purchase)

What a sick joke this excuse for a product is, and this is all due to the worse than useless Windows Hate operating system which Microbug has inflicted upon it. If you are able and prepared to... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus x55, x55cdh31, x55csx029, x55csx018, asus x55c, x55csx018h, x55csx029h, x55csx018d, asus i32350, asus i32350m, asus x55csx029, asus x55csx029h, asus 90n0oa128n29395d451, asus 90n0oa128n29395d451u
Barcodes 00886227298389, 04716659301448, 04716659332022, 04716659332176, 04716659355717, 04716659446446
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