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Asus K56CA

alaTest has collected and analyzed 262 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The portability and price are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some less positive views about the resolution.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus S56CA-XX024H is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Budgieman, (

Great Laptop


I bought another laptop with Windows 8, from another dealer. I took it back, would not run any special programs I have. This laptop with Windows 7 works great and is fast!

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Otto, (

Great Computer


The touchpad is almost impossible for me, but an inexpensive wireless mouse works great. I purchase another 4GB of RAM as it only cost $39

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Oneshot, (



I bought this ultrabook to take with me on my deployment next month, I have a $4000 gaming pc that i do all my hardcore task on and is extremely fast, so of course when i use this lap top it cant compete in speed and task wise. but i have to say for...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Oreo, (

Good for the money


The Ultrabook works great. The only problem I'm having with it is the mouse pad. It is super sensitive, and when typing it gets in the way. So, not too great if you are doing major assinments unless you had a seperate mouse and turned off the pad....

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: gz1gz2, (

Great laptop for the money


This laptop was easy to set up and has worked perfectly since day one. Windows 8 is getting easier as time goes one. I love the sleek design. 9 key pad is a bit slim from what I'm used to.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: jwebster, (



This laptop is everything that I needed, the functionality has been flawless and I have no complaints at all. When I upgrade the ram and put a SSD inside it is going to be lightning fast. It's mouse pad has no problems and the keyboard is amazing. The...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: TOM (

Great computer at a great price


This is a great computer as long as you upgrade the ram to 8GB and buy a cheap usb mouse you will be good to go my only complaint is the touchpad not a big fan but other than that its a great computer.

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Shan, (

WhackBook who?


Yes, I'm starting this post off by comparing this Asus to a Macbook. Why? Because everyone thinks Macbooks are the best out there and this thing kills it at a fraction of the price! HDMI? Check! High-density LCD? Check! 3rd generation Core i3? Check!...

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Rdursch (

Great little laptop


I have been searching and waiting for a new laptop for more than a year. The price and features of this ASUS was almost perfect. The one and only draw back, it was Windows 8 installed on it. The speed, the video, the hybrid drive make up for that...

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


Front Camera: Yes


HD type: No


Discrete graphics adapter:No / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x166
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), HDMI, Serial Digital Video Out (SDVO), VGA (D-Sub)


4G: No

Ports & interfaces

USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1


Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Integrated 4G WiMAX: Yes
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:1
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, DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache type:L3 / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Ivy Bridge
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-3300 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):17

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x): Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Intel® Secure Key: Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA): No
Intel�� Secure Key: Yes
Intel�� Small Business Advantage (Intel�� SBA): No
Processor ARK ID:65697 / 65707 / 72055
Processor package size:31