ASUS VivoBook S550CA-DS51T 15.6-Inch Laptop (Black)

July 17, 2013 - Comment

Black / 15.6-Inch HD (1366*768) LED + Touch / Intel Core i5-3117U (1.7GHz) Ivy Bridge with Turbo (2.6GHz) / 6GB DDR3 / Intel GMA HD / 500GB 5400RPM + 24G SSD / DL DVD±RW/CD-RW / Windows 8 (64 bit) / 802.11BGN / 0.3MP / Bluetooth 4.0 / 1YR International/1YR Accidental Damage/30-Day Zero Bright Dot/2-way FREE

Black / 15.6-Inch HD (1366*768) LED + Touch / Intel Core i5-3117U (1.7GHz) Ivy Bridge with Turbo (2.6GHz) / 6GB DDR3 / Intel GMA HD / 500GB 5400RPM + 24G SSD / DL DVD±RW/CD-RW / Windows 8 (64 bit) / 802.11BGN / 0.3MP / Bluetooth 4.0 / 1YR International/1YR Accidental Damage/30-Day Zero Bright Dot/2-way FREE shipping/24-7 tech support

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ProfessorF says:

The Best 15.6″ Ultrabook Touchscreen at its Pricepoint I own three of the latest tablets/laptops and this is by far the best of the bunch in terms of balancing power, weight, and usability. The other two laptops I own are a Microsoft Surface Pro (too dinky and unstable) and a core-i7 Dell w/ a maxed out graphics card (too big and heavy).Before I begin the technical part of my review, let me say how I use my computers. As an information systems & digital media professor I use my computers for basic tasks like writing papers, lecturing, and presentations. With it’s 15.6 inch touchscreen, it’s perfect for those. However, as part of my research and teaching, I also use my computers for programming, 3D modeling, animation, visual effects, digital inking, and video production.My computers need to be powerful enough to not only run Microsoft Office, but Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, and Premier, as well as Autodesk Maya, and the Visual Studio programming environment.Rather than just list features I’ll…

Sush says:

value for money I have owned an Asus laptop previously (a 2007 model) and used several HP laptops in the recent past. I will be basing my review on my experiences with these and the Asus S550C.The Asus S550C looks beautiful with it’s aluminum finish and is light weight. the screen is very nice and bright and colours are correct with good contrast. The touch screen is very nice and responsive. I feel the touch screen is an excellent feature to have if you are running windows 8, as the apps work beautifully with that and closing an app is easily done using the touch screen. (in case you are not familiar with win 8 apps; they do not have a close button like the windows programs, and always run fullscreen. to close an app you have to left click at the top of the screen and drag the curser to the bottom of the screen. this is not easy if you use the touchpad only.) Plus this being a laptop, you don’t have to hold the screen up with one hand.The laptop is very very fast, 10 second bootup from…

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