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Asus X550CA 2 Core Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB 500GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

2 Intel Core I3-2xxx 1.4GHz 4GB Oct 2013
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Designed for everyday multitasking and entertainment for smart and practical users, the ASUS X Series notebooks redefine your expectations of all-rounder notebook. With a spun-circle finish and... More
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Unboxing of the ASUS notebook X serie ( ASUS X550CA-XX120D )
REVIEW DO PRODUTO - Notebook ASUS X550CA
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Based on 2,723 owner and expert 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 brands.

16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the X550CA only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Asus X550CA has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).

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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 came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X550CA also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus X550CA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X550CA.

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1,066MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X550CA supports a 1,066MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X550CA the worst memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz and the best is 1,600MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC 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 notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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AC Cable Included

This portable PC has an AC cable included, which is the most frequently found cable included on portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Only Two Displays Supported by On-Board Grap

The Asus X550CA is a notebook PC that uses two displays supported by on-board grap. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the X550CA use two displays supported by on-board grap.

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

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Asus X550CA which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of a similar age and type 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.

If the storage medium of this Asus portable PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the T420s (SSD), or the S540 (SSD) both from Lenovo.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X550CA that we have checked, the processor clock speed of the Asus X550CA of only 1.4 gigahertz is one of the slowest. The average processor clock speed of similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 2.1GHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 0.8GHz to 3.1GHz.

If you want a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the DELL Latitude 3330 (1.5GHz).

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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 laptops of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only Intel Core I3-2xxx Processor Family

The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-2xxx processor family which is better than most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5 processor family. Across all medium processor core notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago 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 typical of many portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

With a battery capacity of only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X550CA has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the X550CA. The smallest battery capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago is 23Wh, the biggest is 100Wh, and the average battery capacity is 50Wh.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Asus X550CA is a one USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X550CA does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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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 notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA

Released Over Three Years Ago

Asus released the X550CA over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a relatively standard screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age.

If this portable PC screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP Pavilion 17 (17.3").

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Weight

The Asus X550CA has a pretty standard weight (2.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If you would consider a portable PC with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Asus X550CA (2.3kg).

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Average Internal Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a pretty typical internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Processor
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Motherboard Chipset
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L3 Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
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
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
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 Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
3D
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Family
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Data Network
Bluetooth Version
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
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
Embedded Options Available
Execute Disable Bit
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
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
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Packaging Data
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Manual
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology

Expert Reviews

(9)
27 March 2014

The screen could be better, but this is a well-priced laptop that gets the best out of its old hardware...

8 January 2014

A laptop which has dated hardware and a doesn't provide performance which enterprise users will expect in 2014...

23 September 2013

It feels cheap, and the cost-saving areas are obvious, but at just £329 RRP with similar performance to laptops £100 more expensive, this is an impressive performer...

15 July 2013

The ASUS X550CA-DB31 offers an attractive 15-inch chassis, strong audio, and costs just $449, making this a good budget Windows 8 laptop...

1 January 2014

Analiza popularno?ci laptopów wykazuje, ?e najwi?kszy jest popyt na modele najta?sze, w cenach 1500?2000 z?. Na pewno nie s? to najnowsze zdobycze techniki, z bardzo wydajnymi procesorami,... Read more…

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User Reviews

(216)
Reviewed 25 October 2013 by G Wickle
(Verified Purchase)

Very speedy delivery Everything in order and manufacturers seal intact. Laptop was excellent started well and was easy to set up. Not really going to use this till Christmas but had a first set up... Read more…

Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Kasia Styczynska-Soczka
(Verified Purchase)

Have been having a lot of doubts about the weak microprocessor, Celeron, but it turned out my doubts were completely unfounded. Great machine. Sleek look. Would love to run some Linux distro on... Read more…

Reviewed 16 October 2013 by Cynthia
(Verified Purchase)

Fast and immediate dispatch of the product. I Accidentally placed the order 1 day before promotion ends and realized later when I was trying to track the dispatched item. Very stylish and slim,... Read more…

Reviewed 12 November 2013 by Collector CDs
(Verified Purchase)

This machine has been infuriating me for a few days now. I've bought hundreds of items from Amazon, but have never been moved to write a review until now. This laptop looked like a decent budget... Read more…

Reviewed 24 November 2013 by Oultonjohn
(Verified Purchase)

Now that i've eventually got rid of the dodgy software that came with the laptop it's absolutely fine. I guess it helps keep Asus prices down but while it may not be malware, there is a lot of... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

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