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Gateway NV55S05u

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Gateway NV55S05u. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. People really like the keyboard and reliability. The size and design are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the sound and battery.

price, design, size, reliability, keyboard

performance, durability, battery, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Gateway NV55S05u is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Cisco Cheng (

Gateway NV55S05u


The Gateway NV55S05u, running a quad-core 1.5GHz A8-3500 APU, can tackle almost any task thrown at it, lasted almost 5 hours in our battery tests, and is priced to move.

Low price. AMD Llano APUs surprised in graphics power and battery life. Solid keyboard. Full-size numeric keypad. Big 640GB hard drive.

Trails Intel CPUs in hardcore tasks like video and photo editing. Lacks advanced features like USB 3.0, eSATA, and latest wireless technologies.

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Sep, 2011

Expert review by : LAPTOP Magazine (

Gateway NV55S05u Review


The Gateway NV55S05u provides a good computing experience at a budget-friendly $579. It delivers better graphics performance than competing notebooks in its price range along with a modern white-and-silver design. Some may prefer the HP Pavilion g6s...

Solid graphics for the price, Stylish white design, Runs cool, Social networking button

Below-average overall performance, Somewhat weak audio, Limited viewing angles

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Scott Stein (

Gateway NV55S0 review: Gateway NV55S0


The Gateway NV55S05u is a budget laptop with more-than-average hard-drive space and RAM, and the included AMD A8 APU has better graphics than you get on similarly priced laptops.

The NV55S05u has no-frills features and a generic design, and with the AMD A8 it performed everyday tasks more slowly than equivalently priced Intel Core i3 laptops. The battery life was underwhelming, too.

You could do a lot worse than the Gateway NV55S05u for a solid RAM-hard drive combination and an all-around decent processor in a 15-inch laptop, provided you can live with poor battery life.

Aug, 2011


Expert review by : Matthew Elliott (

Gateway NV55S05u


A four-core laptop at this price, potentially with good graphics acceleration, sounds great in theory. Before you get visions of running processor-intensive media-creation and -editing applications on such an inexpensive laptop, however, we need to...

Low price ; Mild gaming chops ; Sturdy chassis

Application performance is a bit sluggish ; Weak audio ; No USB 3.0

This AMD-based 15.6-inch laptop is a passable budget option for games and playing media, but it's less able as a workhorse productivity machine.

Oct, 2011

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Gateway NV55S05u – A Considerable Option


Buying a budget laptop in current times could be a tad confusing, considering the fact that market these days is flooding with plethora of similar looking laptops. You can get a decent configuration for $600, although it's not necessary that it will be...

Aug, 2011