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...
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We calculated the average ratings for all Asus portable PCs and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other brands.
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus X550CA has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the X550CA.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus X550CA has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X550CA.
Has a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus X550CA has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age do not have a touch sensitive screen.
AC Cable Included
This laptop has an AC cable included, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
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7 Reasons Against
Only One PCI Express Lane (max)
Most laptops that came out more than two years ago have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), including the Asus X550CA which has one PCI Express lane (max).
Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years 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.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago. 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.
Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate
This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.
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Quite Small Battery Capacity
The Asus X550CA has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 37 watt-hours) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops of this spec and age the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This notebook PC audio system, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and spec.
7 Other reasons to consider the Asus X550CA
Released Over Three Years Ago
It was over three years ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X550CA has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
Intel Core I3-3xxx Processor Family
The Asus X550CA has an Intel Core i3-3xxx processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5 processor family found on most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.
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Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 500 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.
With a weight of 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X550CA has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the X550CA.
Average Internal Memory
At 4 gigabytes, the Asus X550CA has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the X550CA.
Average Processor Clock Speed
With a processor clock speed of 1.8 gigahertz, the Asus X550CA has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.
Colour of Product
Intel Core i3, Intel Core i3-3xxx
Intel HM76 Express, Intel HM76
System Bus Rate
Conflict Free Processor
Integrated 4G WiMAX
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configurations
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
CPU Multiplier (bus/core Ratio)
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
1 x 4
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Total Storage Capacity
Compatible Memory Cards
SD, SD, SDHC, SD, SDXC
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
1366 x 768
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4000, Intel HD Graphics 400
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Very speedy delivery Everything in order and manufacturers seal intact.
Laptop was excellent started well and was easy to set up.
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Reviewed 11 September 2013 by Kasia Styczynska-Soczka
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…
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.
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