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Asus X550CC-XO229D

Specifications

Asus X550CC-XO229DNotebook: Asus X550CC-XO229D (X550 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i3 3217U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1366x768 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: euro
Average Score: 81% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: 80% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 80%

Reviews for the Asus X550CC-XO229D

Tani, wielozadaniowy Asus
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Very good quality case; comfortable keyboard; many hardware configurations; a large, precise touchpad; lightweight; quiet and efficient cooling system; good price/performance ratio. Negative: Low-quality display; too few USB ports; poor webcam.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/17/2014
81% Asus X550CC XO229D teszt
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2013
Rating: Total score: 81% price: 90% performance: 90% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90% emissions: 80%

Comment

Model:

The Asus X550CC-XO229D has been built down to a price. The plastic body tells of its budget friendly nature, and there is a lack of quality apparent in the hinges. The cheap feel is inescapable, but the casing is otherwise decent enough. Weighing in at 2.3 kg, this 15.6 inch machine is no lightweight, but it's portable. The island style keys are spacious and support long hours of error free typing. The matte 1366 x 768 screen provides nice colors and contrast; it wouldn't be realistic to expect a Full HD screen at this price.

The previous generation Ivy Bridge, Intel Core i3-3217U chugs along at 1.8 GHz inside. The combination of Intel HD Graphics HD4000 and NVIDIA GeForce GT720M is a nice boost of graphics power that will just about allow users to play moderately demanding games at the lowest possible settings. The Asus X550CC-XO229D is only equipped with 1 USB 3.0 port and 1 USB 2.0 port. This may represent a serious hindrance for some users. Overall, this budget machine does what it sets out to do. As such, it will not bedazzle the senses with an innovative and gorgeous design, or take ones breath away with sheer speed. It will fit nicely within a budget, and be good enough for getting work done, as long as the programs used aren't too demanding.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 720M: Lower middle-class graphics card based on the 28 nm GF117 (Fermi).

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


3217U: Ivy-Bridge-based ULV-CPU in Q2 2012. Offers a core clock of 1.8 GHz (no Turbo Boost) and an HD 4000 GPU (350 - 1050 MHz). The TDP is rated at 17 W.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews


81%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2013-12- 2 (Update: 2013-12- 2)