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Asus R554LA

Asus R554LA 2 Core Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-4xxx 1.9GHz 4GB Dec 2014
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13 Reasons For

Good Brand

2 in 1 laptops built by Asus have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just 2 in 1 laptops) and found that Asus also has good reviews across its entire range.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

Notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 600MHz and 1,200MHz. At 1,000 megahertz, the Asus R554LA has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the R554LA.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Asus R554LA has a front camera.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative laptops with a front camera currently available including the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price], the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price], or the HP Elitebook 810 G3[plb_3017129_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus R554LA supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a similar time to it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all laptops of a comparable spec and age to the R554LA.

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

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The average screen size of portable PCs of this age and spec is 13". With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus R554LA has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 15.6" laptops currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price].

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus R554LA has a fairly big total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the R554LA. 2 in 1 laptops that are a comparable age to the R554LA have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 1.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 380GB.

Laptops with a bigger total storage capacity that might be worth considering include the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price] (1TB) which also has a higher rating.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on laptops that are a similar age to it.

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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 similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

The Asus R554LA is a two USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R554LA only have one USB 2.0 port.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that have been around for around the same time as the R554LA, the Asus R554LA has a touch sensitive screen.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price], the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price], and the HP Elitebook 810 G3[plb_3017129_price] is also worth considering.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

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

The Asus R554LA is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other laptops of this type and age have between one and two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

Across all the portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the R554LA the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 540MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 280MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus R554LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst 2 in 1 laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus R554LA does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering other portable PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price], the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2756247_price], or the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Short Battery Life

The shortest battery life of 2 in 1 laptops that were launched around the same time as the R554LA is 2.2h, the longest is 18h, and the average battery life is 8.1h. At only 5 hours, the Asus R554LA has a quite short battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R554LA.

Notebook PCs with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Yoga 2 11[pl_3065754_price] (6h and higher rated), or the Flex 15[pl_2899541_price] (9h and higher rated) both from Lenovo.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

The Asus R554LA has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to it. This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, whereas most laptops that were released one year ago have an SSD storage medium. 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.

An HDD storage medium is in fact the worst storage medium across all notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the R554LA.

The best storage medium across comparable types of notebook PC is SSD.

There are a number of alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Flex 15[plb_2899541_price], or the Asus T100TA[plb_2982195_price] which has better reviews.

If the storage medium of this Asus portable PC is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] (SSD and higher rated), the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] (SSD and higher rated), or the HP EliteBook Revolve 810[plb_2735176_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus R554LA is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is actually the worst display resolution amongst all 2 in 1 laptops that are a similar age to the R554LA.

The best display resolution amongst similar types of notebook PC is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the 2 in 1 laptops that were released around the same time as the R554LA the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 5.7GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus R554LA has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that were released one year ago.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 4GB internal memory laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the HP Spectre x360[plb_2845096_price] is also worth considering.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to look at the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] (8GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus R554LA is a two battery cell count portable PC.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus R554LA is a one USB 3.0 port notebook PC.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 2.6 kilograms, the Asus R554LA's weight is one of the heaviest amongst 2 in 1 laptops that came out more than a year ago. 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the R554LA have weights of between 290g and 2.8kg.

If you would consider a notebook PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire R7[plb_2738283_price] (1.5kg), the Lenovo Yoga[plb_2680820_price] (1.5kg), or the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] (2.7kg) which is also higher rated.

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Thick

The Asus R554LA is one of the thickest portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the R554LA (27.94 millimeters) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age. The heights of notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 7.3mm to 280mm, and the average height is 23mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Asus R554LA

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the R554LA over two years ago.

Intel Core I3 Processor Family

The Asus R554LA has a better processor family than most notebook PCs of this type and age. This portable PC has an Intel Core i3 processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 1.9 gigahertz, the Asus R554LA has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other 2 in 1 laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the R554LA.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 1.9GHz processor clock speed portable PCs and we think the DELL Latitude 12 7204[plb_2538584_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Portable PCs with a faster processor clock speed that might be worth considering include the Sony VAIO Duo 11[plb_2933710_price] (2GHz and higher rated), the Lenovo Yoga 2 11[plb_3065754_price] (2.16GHz and higher rated), or the HP Elitebook 810 G3[plb_3017129_price] (2.3GHz and higher rated).

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Number of SATA III Connectors
Total Number of SATA Connectors
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Intel ME Firmware Version
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 16 December 2015 by JT
JT would recommend the Asus R554LA (Verified Purchase)

Tremendous update from what I had. Learning experience!

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Albertow
Albertow would recommend the Asus R554LA (Verified Purchase)

I use it to work at home. Excelent touchscreen. Nothing negative...

Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Fast
Powerful
Nothing
Reviewed 30 November 2015 by Happy Customer
Happy Customer would recommend the Asus R554LA (Verified Purchase)

I brought this product after much research and review of the options available for laptop and tablets. This computer is a great combination of both. Best computer purchase that I have every made.... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers r554larh31, asus i34030, r554larh31t, asus i34030u, asus r554larh31, asus r554larh31t
Barcodes 00886227868056
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