• CPU: Intel Core i7-5500U
  • GPU: Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Good keyboard and touchpad experience
  • Decent battery life
  • Nice overall design
  • Particularly lucrative configurations for the asking price

Cons

  • The screen uses PWM from 0 to 99% brightness
  • Spongy keyboard

ASUS X555 - Specs

CPU Performance #260
  • Intel Core i3-7100U 1.5%
  • Intel Pentium Silver N5000 1.2%
  • Intel Core i7-5500U
GPU Performance #246
  • NVIDIA GeForce 820M (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • Intel HD Graphics 620 0.5%
  • Intel HD Graphics 5500
  • Intel HD Graphics 610 0.5%
  • Intel HD Graphics 520 0.2%
  • Intel HD Graphics 615 0.3%
Display
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD
RAM
6GB
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic
Dimensions
382 x 256 x 26 mm (15.04" x 10.08" x 1.02")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI
  • VGA
  • DVI
  • Card reader SD
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack combo audio/microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera VGA
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

 

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ASUS X555 in-depth review

ASUS' X lineup aims to please the average Joe with decent specs and good looks rarely found in this price range. The very same laptop is found under the name K555 in the European market but it's practically the same machine. We should also note that the unit we are testing sports a Broadwell CPU and GeForce 930M GPU and the updated version with Skylake CPU and 940M discrete graphics card are more common on the market with an almost identical price tag. Yes, the ASUS X555 won't surprise yo[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-5500U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
$2599.00+272%
price
266.00-11.6%
performance
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$2599.00+272%
price
4982.00-91%
performance
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)
$2599.00+272%
price
23.01+17.9%
performance

GPU Performance: Intel HD Graphics 5500

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 4.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
$1273.50+82%
price
216.00+16.1%
performance
Results are for the Unigine Heaven 3.0 benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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