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ASUS X550LB-DS71 Premium Laptop with Dual Graphics Cards Specs Review

Powerful performance in modern design is the description of the latest computer named ASUS X550LB-DS71. Yeah, this is not the most powerful machine on the market but it is still the ultimate computer with all-purpose that a computer might need. The processor used here is the 4th generation of Intel Core with i7 processor that incorporated with the NVIDIA GeForce 740M as graphics accelerator to provide the ultimate power and great graphic that you need either for your works or else. Here are some good things about this computer to consider.

ASUS X550LB-DS71 has a lot of good things that make it a great choice. What are they? This Intel Core i7-4500U dual processor with a 1.8GHZ base speed and up to 3.0GHZ via Turbo Boost will offer some performances in lag-free. The users will be able to run some programs at the same time without being afraid of spending lots of your time, even for most demanding modern applications. The 8GB of DDR3L RAM with the 64 bit version of Microsoft Windows 8 for operating system also ensures user will gets smooth and seamless performance, even for multithread applications.

The Nvidia GT 740M dedicated graphics card with support 2GB of video memory that paired with Intel HD Graphics 4400 supports provides more than enough performance for all modern multimedia and 3D games. Experiencing lag will never be observed by the users with instant access too. Sadly, the 15.6 inch High Definition display with Antiglare technology on this model is lacks multi touch technology and only can produces maximum internal resolution at 1366 x 768 pixels. Its mean the 1080p HD video playback can running smoothly on this machine. For alternative, you can connect it and share the videos into external HDTV, thanks to HDMI port.

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ASUS X550LB-DS71 review
ASUS X550LB-DS71 15.6 inch Multimedia Laptop

As a premium multimedia machine, ASUS X550LB-DS71 15.6 inch laptop also comes with high quality material for casing. The Aluminum bodies that combined with a spun-circle finished design and premium Silver color on the palm rest with black on the lid cover makes it looks more solid and robust. Its mean you can brings it when you on the occasional business trips. Measures around at 15 x 9.9 x 1.0 ~ 1.2 inches and weighing around at 5.1 lb (2.31 kg), the Asus laptop’s is not the slimmest laptop on its class, but its still ca fit perfectly in almost all carry bag. For comparison, the Toshiba Satellite E55-A5114 15.6 inch laptop is measures around at 9.8 x 14.9 x 0.9 inches with weight only at 4.7 lbs.

The HD camera of this laptop support up to 1280 x 720 pixels resolution. Incorporated with internal digital microphone, the X550LB-DS71 gives fairly crisp and loud video communications. Like the predecessor, the 750GB of Serial ATA disk drive provides plenty of multimedia and document files storage. There is also 8x-Speed SuperMulti DVD Burner that perfects to burn your files into CDs or DVDs cassettes. Under the back cover, the 4-cell Lithium Ion 2600mAh battery claims can produces more than five hours of battery life between charges.

Of course, as a multimedia laptop, the latest ASUS X550LB line up also gives stunning audio experience. The dual stereo speakers with SonicMaster technology and ASUS AudioWizard technology gives enough power and crisp audio experience. You can also used your own stereo headphones for detailed audio experience, thanks to 3.5mm audio combos jack. Other features are USB 3.0 port, few USB 2.0 port, security lock slot, VGA port, 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet with RJ 45 port, media card reader slot and WiFi 802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN.

So, what do you think about the latest ASUS X 15.6 inch laptop lineup? If you are a person who have more budget and concern about design and performance, we believe this is machine is made for you. If you interested, ASUS X550LB-DS71 is now available with a starting price around at $749. But if the price is your big concern, the ASUS D550MA-DS01 laptop that shipped with Intel Celeron N2815 processor is a better alternative and you can buy it only for $318.

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