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Asus N55 Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1457 reviews of Asus N55 Series. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The reliability and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the battery and keyboard.

usability, performance, reliability, design, size

portability, keyboard, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus N55 Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 165 user reviews of Asus N55 Series from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the portability and connectivity. The reliability and performance also get good reviews.

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73% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2019

Consumer review ( review summary for Asus N55 Series


alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Asus N55 Series from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other products in the same category on People are impressed by the screen.


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus N55SF-A1 15.6" LED NotebookAsus N55SF-A1 15.6" LED Notebook

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Dan Grabham (

Asus N55SF review


Can this powerful entertainment laptop cut it with the best?

Great performance ; Optimus graphics ; Good build quality ; Stylish design ; Connectivity ; Sound quality

Strange keyboard ; Some included software

Jan, 2012

Expert review by : Ben Camm-Jones (

Asus N55SF-S2276V review


The protractedly named Asus N55SF-S2276V falls very much from the desktop replacement mould. It's a fully featured 15.6in laptop with discrete graphics and Blu-ray drive.

f you are looking for an entertainment-focused laptop for less than £800, you could do a lot worse than the chunky Asus N55SF-S2276V. An impressive list of specifications is rounded off with strong performance and a very usable screen. Sound quality is...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Tom Morgan (

Asus N55SF review


Fantastic performance and superb audio make this the ideal multimedia laptop

Jan, 2012


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Asus N55sf review


Previous Asus N-series laptops have tried to raise the bar for sound quality, but this latest version comes closer than ever before – as well as a set of Bang & Olufsen speakers, the N55 has its own external subwoofer for improved bass.

Fantastic performance and superb audio make this the ideal multimedia laptop

Jan, 2012

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Asus N55S review


Quad-core power, fast Nvidia graphics and Bang & Olufsen speakers, and all for a very good price

The keyboard and battery are weak points then, and you could say the Asus lacks the visual allure to tug at the purse strings like pricier, metal-bodied models can. But that’s before you see the price – at £735 inc VAT, the N55S tramples all over the...

Dec, 2011


Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (

ASUS DSL-N55U N600 wireless router


This ASUS router is quick, reliable and has plenty of great storage and remote access features

Good interface ; Reliable storage features ; Excellent FTP feature ; Good phone app

Installation of apps was a little fiddly ; Latest firmware wasn't found by the router automatically

The ASUS DSL-N55U is a solid modem-router that offers dual-band Wi-Fi and excellent storage features. It has a well designed interface and it's a swift performer overall. We experienced a few frustrations with the installation of some of its apps, but...

May, 2013

Expert review by : Jon L. Jacobi (

Asus N55SF Review: Bright, Fast, and Booming


While the Asus N55SF may not be the speediest desktop replacement laptop that PCWorld has ever tested, it's still darn fast. It also offers good gaming frame rates, and delivers considerably better-than-average sound and video. At only $1249 (as of...

Good all-around performance, including on games ; Better-than-average screen and sound

On the pricey side ; Middling battery life

Excellent performance and multimedia features make this desktop replacement a nearly perfect dorm room companion.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Asus N55SF-A1


The Asus N55SF-A1, a desktop replacement laptop, belts out some sweet sounds and outperforms most of its peers in speed and gaming tests.

Sweet sounds from its Bang & Olufsen ICEpower speakers. Quad-core processor. Top-notch Nvidia gaming chip. Awesome screen resolution. Two USB 3.0 ports. Great typing experience.

Thick and chunky. Mouse buttons are stiff. Subwoofer is an external attachment.

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Oct, 2011

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Review Asus N55SL-S1016V Notebook


Bass & Full HD. A new processor and graphics chip, EUR 200 cheaper, but otherwise unchanged. This best describes the newest model of Asus' N55S range. A matte screen with a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an included subwoofer are to make...

Matte screen, Full HD resolution, Good sound, 2 USB 3.0 ports, Music Now, The good Full HD screen and the good sound will excite multimedia fans

Unusual keyboard, Slight throttling, Sensitive display lid, The connectivity could be a bit more diverse

May, 2012

Expert review by : Charles P. Jefferies (

ASUS N55S Review: Great Multimedia Laptop With Some Issues


This multimedia powerhouse has a full HD display, Blu-ray writer, Bang & Olufsen speakers, plus a 2GB Nvidia graphics card for playing the latest games.

Excellent anti-glare full HD screen ; Great performance ; Decent speakers

Strange keyboard ; Loud touchpad buttons ; At $1,199 the N55S is an attractive multimedia notebook with solid specifications. That said, the keyboard and touchpad could be better.

At $1,199 the N55S is an attractive multimedia notebook with solid specifications. That said, the keyboard and touchpad could be better.

Nov, 2011

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, MP3, WMA / AAC, MP3, WMA
Audio system:Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, SonicMaster / HD / HDA / Sonic Focus / Sonic Master / SonicFocus / SonicMaster
Audio system full duplex: Yes
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s): Yes
Built-in subwoofer:No / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2 / 3
Speakers manufacturer:Bang & Olufsen


Battery Capacity:5200
Battery capacity (Watt hours):56
Battery life (max):2.5
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:6


Front Camera:No / Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3 / 1.3
Rear camera: No
Swivel webcam: No


Certification:ENERGY STAR, EPEAT
Energy Star certified: Yes
Wi-Fi certified: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / White
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Plastic
Product colour:Black / Black, Metallic / Black, Silver / White
Product Type:Notebook


3D: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6 / 40.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768 / 1600 x 900 / 1920 x 1080
Display Surface:Gloss / Matt
HD type:Full HD / HD / HD+ / No
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No


Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M / Nvidia GeForce GT 635M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum graphics adapter memory:2.048
Maximum Resolution:1920 x 1080
Number of discrete graphics adapters:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:2
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:650
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100 / 1150 / 1200 / 1300
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x116
On-board graphics adapter memory:0.125
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 3000
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


Full-size keyboard: Yes
Keyboard language:English
Keyboard layout:ABC / AZERTY / QWERTY
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes


Internal Memory:4 / 6 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 8
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):8
Memory clock speed:1333
Memory form factor:SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 2 + 1 x 4 / 1 x 4 / 2 x 2 / 2 x 4
Memory slots:2x SO-DIMM
Memory slots (available):1 / 2


3G:N / No
4G:N / No / Yes
4G standard:WiMAX
4G standards:WiMAX
4G WiMAX:No / Yes
Bluetooth:No / Yes
Bluetooth version:3.0 / 3.0+HS
Cabling technology:10/100/1000Base-T(X)
Data network: No
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Networking features:Gigabit Ehternet, WLAN / Gigabit Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet, WLAN
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u
Networking topology:Gigabit Ethernet
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Disc types supported:BD-R, CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW / CD-R, CD-RW, DVD+R, DVD+RW, DVD-R, DVD-RW
LightScribe: No
Optical Drive Interface:SATA
Optical Drive Type:Blu-Ray DVD Combo / Blu-Ray ROM / Blu-ray RW / DVD Super Multi / DVD Super Multi DL / DVD-ROM / DVD-RW / DVD±RW

Other features

Audio system:Bang & Olufsen ICEpower, SonicMaster / HD / HDA / Sonic Focus / Sonic Master / SonicFocus / SonicMaster
Compliance industry standards:IEEE 802.11 b/g/n / IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U, IEEE 802.3ab / IEEE 802.3/802.3u/802.3ab
Dimensions (WxDxH):379 x 261 x 35.5 / 379 x 261 x 37.5 / 379 x 261 x 375
Display:LCD / LED / TFT
Ethernet interface type:Fast, Gigabit / Gigabit
Floppy drive installed: No
Graphics adapter family:Intel / Intel, NVIDIA / nVidia
HD-Ready: Yes
Hot keys:Y
Infrared data port: No
Intel Virtualization Technology:VT-x
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT):VT-x
Internal modem: No
Number of products included:1
Number of Speakers:2
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Power requirements:100 - 240 V / 100 - 240 V AC / 100 - 240 V AC, 50/60 H / 100 - 240V / 100 - 240V, 19V / 100 -240 V / 100-240V
Power supply type:AC / AC/DC
USB connector type:USB Type-A
Wireless Technology:802.11 b/g/n / 802.11b/g/n / Wi-Fi / Wireless LAN

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:AC / Y
Power cord included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes
Cables included:AC / Yes
Manual: Yes
Power cord included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes
Warranty card: Yes


TV tuner integrated: No

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port: No
DC-in jack: Yes
Docking connector: No
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot:No / Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
HDMI Version:1.4
Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Headphone outputs:1
Line-in: Yes
Microphone connectivity:3.5 mm
Microphone in:Y / Yes
Mini VGA ports quantity:1
S/PDIF out port:No / Y / Yes
SmartCard slot: No
TV Out:N
TV out port: No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1


AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:4.74 / 6.3
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:120 / 65 / 90


Bus type:DMI
Compatible processor series:Core i3, Core i5, Core i7 / CORE I7
Conflict Free processor:N / No
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio):20 / 22 / 23 / 24 / 25
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y / Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16 / 32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1 / 16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):21.3
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1066,1333
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3 1066/1333 / DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM65 Express
Number of Processors Supported:1
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8 / 1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8, 1x16, 2x4, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:2.9 / 3 / 3.1
Processor cache:3 / 6
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Sandy Bridge
Processor Cores:2 / 4
Processor family:2nd gen Intel® Core™ i3 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i5 / 2nd gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-2xxx / Intel Core i7-2xxx
Processor frequency:2 / 2.2 / 2.3 / 2.4 / 2.5
Processor lithography:32
Processor Manufacturer:Intel
Processor Model:I3-2330M / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2670QM
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i3-2300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-2400 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-2600 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA1023 / PGA988 / Socket 988
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:D2 / J1
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):35 / 45
Tjunction:100 / 85 / 85C ; 100C

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:N
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:32
Idle States:Y / Yes
Integrated 4G WiMAX:Y
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel AES New Instructions:No / Yes
Intel Anti-Theft Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video HD Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID: No
Intel Demand Based Switching:N / No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel FDI Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider:No / Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Storage Technology: No
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Cache: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):N / No
Intel vPro Technology: No
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology: Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):No / Y / Yes
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID): No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:No / Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0 / No
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:52219 / 52224 / 53434 / 53438 / 53450 / 53452 / 53470 / I3-2350M / I5-2410M / I5-2430M / I5-2450M / I7-2630QM / I7-2675QM
Processor code:SR02S / SR02Y / SR04J / SR04W / SR04Z / SR0DN
Processor package size:31 / 37.5 / 37.5x37.5 (rPGA988B); 31 x 24 (BGA1023)
Supported instruction sets:AVX
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes


Cable lock slot:Kensington / N / No / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Fingerprint Reader: No


Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / No / Windows 7 Home Basic / Windows 7 Home Premium / Windows 7 Professional


Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO Duo / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO Duo, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SDHC, SDXC / Memory Stick (MS), MMC, MS PRO, SD / MMC, MS PRO Duo, Memory Stick (MS), SD / MMC, MS PRO, Memory Stick (MS), SD / MMC, SD, SDHC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500 / 640 / 750
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 4
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 370 / 500 / 504 / 628 / 640 / 720 / 750

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.1 / 261 / 3.79
Height :3.55 / 3.7 / 3.75 / 37.5
Height (front):3.5 / 3.7 / 3.75 / 37
Height (rear):3.5 / 3.55 / 3.7 / 3.75 / 3.8 / 37.5
Weight:1.8 / 2.7 / 2.72
Width:2.61 / 37.9 / 379