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

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

Asus Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

On average Asus medium processor core notebook PCs have good reviews as do all notebook PCs built by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the X555LA range from 1GB to 1.5TB. The Asus X555LA has one of the biggest total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the Inspiron 15R, and the Inspiron 15R both from DELL or the Acer Aspire E5 is also worth considering.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus X555LA supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop is 133MHz.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the X555LA, the Asus X555LA has a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative portable PCs with a front camera currently available including cheaper notebook PCs such as the P550CA, or the X552CL both from Asus.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other portable PCs with a front camera and we think the DELL Inspiron 15 is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

The average hard drive capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years is 590GB. The Asus X555LA has one of the bigger hard drive capacity (1,000 gigabyte) amongst laptops of this age.

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

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14 Reasons Against

Very Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the Asus X555LA has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencies amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of this type and age is 370MHz.

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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 one of the smaller maximum internal memory supported by processors amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Notebook PCs of this type and age have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 4GB and 32GB.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the X555LA have a full-size keyboard, however the Asus X555LA does not have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to consider include the Asus P550CA, or the HP ProBook 4540s which is also cheaper.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This notebook PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time 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.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops that have an HDD storage media and we think cheaper laptops such as the DELL Inspiron 15R, the Acer Aspire E5, and the HP ProBook 450 G1 is also worth considering.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the HP ProBook 640 G1 Notebook PC (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the X555LA have processor clock speeds of between 0.8GHz and 3.1GHz. The Asus X555LA has a quite slow processor clock speed (only 1.7 gigahertz) compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including the DELL Inspiron 17 which has better reviews; or the HP 250 which is cheaper.

If this portable PC processor clock speed is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Latitude 14 5000 (1.9GHz), or the Inspiron 14 5000 (1.9GHz) both from DELL or the Lenovo ThinkPad T440s (1.9GHz) which is also 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 typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Internal Memory

Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the X555LA the internal memory range from 1GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.3GB. With an internal memory of only 4 gigabytes, the Asus X555LA has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the X555LA.

If you would prefer a bigger internal memory then you might also want to consider the HP Probook 640 G1 (8GB), or the Asus X555LA (8GB) which is also cheaper.

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Only Two Battery Cells

The Asus X555LA is a two battery cell count portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X555LA have between one and eight battery cells.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA the battery capacities range from 23Wh to 100Wh. At only 37 watt-hours, the Asus X555LA has a quite small battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Asus X555LA does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a similar age and type to the X555LA also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to look at include the DELL Inspiron 15, or the HP EliteBook 820 G1 which is also cheaper.

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Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the Asus X555LA has a quite slow maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the X555LA. The average maximum turbo frequency of notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the X555LA is 3GHz.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the X555LA have between one and eight USB 2.0 ports, including the Asus X555LA which has one USB 2.0 port.

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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 Asus laptop was released.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus X555LA has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

We compared this laptop to all the other 15.6" portable PCs and we think cheaper notebook PCs such as the DELL Inspiron 15R is also worth considering.

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Average Weight

At 2.3 kilograms, the Asus X555LA has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the X555LA.

Other 2.3kg heavy portable PCs currently available that you might want to look at include the Asus X550CA, or the DELL Latitude 15 5000 which is cheaper.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Asus X550CA (2.3kg).

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by 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 Slots
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
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
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
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
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 Capacity (Watt Hours)
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
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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

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Barcodes 00889349285091, 04712900285093, 04716659862345, 04716659928546, 04716659935759, 05055792306927
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