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Asus 15.6" X550LA-DH71 HD Notebook PC - Intel Core i7-4500U Processor

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and sound. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. There are some negative opinions about the keyboard, while comments about the reliability and screen are different.

performance, portability, usability, sound, battery


On average, users rate this product 64/100.

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Great value for the price


Fairly easy to become accustomed to Windows 8. Free upgrade to 8.1. This laptop was much easier and faster to set up than my most recent past one of another popular brand. Love the way the keyboard is set up and works. Only wish it was lit. Overall...

Windows 8; i7, 8 GB, 1 TB, and a DVD

Display is very good, not super. Keyboard not lit

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Unless you are using it for basic stuff, "Meh"


It's basically "ok" but I cannot for the life of me get an external microphone to work with it, even after making sure I have all the updated drivers. It only has 1 port to be used for both the headphones and microphone. No matter what I plug in, it...

Lightweight, battery life, runs cool

Cheap feeling keyboard, combined audio/mic port, ASUS cust service

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Good performing laptop.


I purchased this laptop in November 2013 to replace a 3 year old HP laptop with only 4 GB Ram and I3 processor. (This one 8GB Ram, I5 processor) HP was running very hot and video card was very loud so I was afraid the thing would die so I wanted to...

Quick start, quiet, cool, seems reliable

Windows 8/8.1, Asus tech support


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Not an HD 5000!


Beast Buy advertised this product as coming with an HD 5000 graphics.... but after we ordered, received and applied 4 hours of upgrades, we discovered it only had the HD 4000 graphics. BEWARE!! Good thing Beast Buy returned no problem.

Everything else

HD Graphics

Consumer review by:

So Far So Good


Great product! so far no complaints.Surprisingly low weight and high performance!This product is... Good sound quality, A touch pad that works great, Perfect for Business, Big screen size, A nice compact size, easy to set up, lightning fastAbout me......