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Asus X550LDV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 27 reviews of Asus X550LDV. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the reliability and battery. There are some mixed opinions about the price and screen, and some have doubts about the image quality.

performance, battery, reliability

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus X550LDV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus X550LDV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 user reviews of Asus X550LDV from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Michael Passingham (expertreviews.co.uk)

Asus X550LDV-XO552H review

 

Good graphics and processor speed, but screen quality could be better on the Asus X550LDV-XO552

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Cliff Joseph (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus X550LDV-XO610H budget laptop review

 

The X550LDV wasn't listed on the company's site at the time of this review, but is one of the first to step up to the newer Haswell processor line. It's a little more expensive than some of its predecessors at £599, but the X550LDV provides very solid...

The dull screen is a bit of a let-down, but the X550LDV does provide better performance than most laptops in the sub-£600 category. It's not the most portable of laptops either, but respectable battery life ensures that the X550LDV makes a good desktop...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Techworld (techworld.com)

Asus X550LDV-XO610H review

 

The dull screen is a bit of a let-down, but the X550LDV does provide better performance than most laptops in the sub-£600 category. It's not the most portable of laptops either, but respectable battery life ensures that the X550LDV makes a good...

Jul, 2014

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery capacity (Watt hours):37
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Grey / Grey, Silver
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Grey / Grey, Silver
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1366 x 768
HD type:HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GT 820M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR3
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:200
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.2/12 / 12
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1100
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0xA16
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 4400 / Intel® HD Graphics 4400
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.3

Keyboard

Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:4 / 8
Memory clock speed:1600
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 4
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11g
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:DVD Super Multi

Other features

Audio system:SonicMaster

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included: Yes

Ports & interfaces

CardBus PCMCIA slot type: No
Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
ExpressCard slot: No
HDMI ports quantity:1
Headphone outputs:1
Microphone in: Yes
Number of SATA III connectors:4
S/PDIF out port: No
SmartCard slot: No
Total number of SATA connectors:4
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:3.42
AC adapter output voltage:19
AC adapter power:65

Processor

Bus type:DMI2
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
FSB Parity: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:16
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM86
PCI Express configurations:2X4 / 4x1,2x4
PCI Express slots version:2.0
Processor boost frequency:3 / 3.1
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:4th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.8 / 2
Processor lithography:22
Processor Model:I7-4500U / I7-4510U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-4500 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA 1168 / BGA1168
Processor threads:4
Stepping:C0 / D0
System bus rate:5
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Active Management Technology: No
Intel AES New Instructions: 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: No
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology: No
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Fast Memory Access: No
Intel FDI Technology:No / Y
Intel Flex Memory Access: No
Intel HD Audio Technology: Yes
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology: Yes
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Insider: Yes
Intel InTru 3D Technology: Yes
Intel Matrix Storage Technology: Yes
Intel ME Firmware Version:9.5
Intel My WiFi Technology: Yes
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel Rapid Storage Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Smart Connect Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Smart Connect Technology version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: No
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No
Intel TSX-NI:N / No
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):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® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT): No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):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® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST): Yes
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT): Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Rapid Start Technology: No
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology: No
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology: No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology: Yes
Processor ARK ID:75460 / 81015
Processor code:SR16Z / SR1EB
Processor package size:40
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User

Software

Drivers included: Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:Windows 8 / Windows 8.1

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 500
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1
Storage Media:HDD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 500

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:25.1 / 251
Height (front):2.48
Height (rear):3.17
Weight:2.3
Width:38 / 380