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Asus K55A
7.3 out of 10

Asus K55A

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Overall 2
2.0

Does not run Windows 10. ASUS will not support

Dan Mathson, Amazon
12 February 2016
  • Summary: I bought this laptop in April 2013. It performs fine - nothing special. I hated Win 8 - not ASUS fault. I upgraded to Win 10 in October 2015 and have had nothing but problems since. Contacted ASUS support who said they were not going to supply Win 10 drivers for this laptop.
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Overall 2
2.0

no

Trai Tolleson, Amazon
9 January 2015
Overall 2
2.0

Do not buy, Major BIOS flaw

Nicholas Walker, Amazon
6 October 2014
  • Summary: I have owned this laptop for about a year and a half and shortly after the first year the bios crashed completely after changing the boot order. With a little research I have discovered this line of laptops has a history of the bios dying after a system update.
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Overall 2
2.0

Buyer Beware

Kimberly S., Newegg
5 June 2014
  • Summary: I bought one of these for my elderly mother, who only does word processing and web surfing. She had to have it repaired twice before it died after about 1 year and 5 months of light use the motherboard shorted out. I won't be buying any more Asus laptops.
  • Pros: Worked well for about 4 months.
  • Cons: Motherboard shorted out.
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Overall 2
2.0

Comes with Windows 8

Kirsten, Amazon
12 April 2014
  • Summary: I ordered the "Asus UltraBook Windows 7 K55A-RBR6 Intel Core i5-2450M 2.5GHz 6GB DDR3 750GB DVD+/-RW 15.6" LED Aluminum Construction", specifically because it had "Windows 7" installed. As it turns out the "Asus UltraBook Windows 7" laptop is actually a Asus UltraBook Windows 8 laptop.
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY!

Sami, Amazon
9 April 2014
  • Summary: I bought this computer, paid for 2 day shipping, took 4 days. It DOES NOT come with windows 7, it comes WITH windows 8, Went to try and set it up, NO PRODUCT KEY code, so it essentially was an expensive paper weight.
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Overall 2
2.0

Only buy used laptops knowing master account code

HUGO POSSO, Amazon
30 January 2014
  • Summary: Laptop did looks pretty good when arrived but once was running I couldn't acces to the master account about the code and I vave some many troubles to get acces to internet
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Overall 2
2.0

Trash Avoid at all cost

tone, Amazon
7 January 2014
  • Summary: Before wasting my money on this garbage , I did all the review research to find out that Asus was one of the most reliable laptops. This junk lasted me less than five months before it crashed big time on me, causing me all kinds of hassles wasting valuable time and money trying to get it fixed.
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Overall 2
2.0

Avoid this model (at least)

Dr. Peter A. Kwasniewski, Amazon
3 January 2014
  • Summary: I have used Asus laptops and thought them handy enough. This one is a disaster from top to bottom. The touchpad is too large, awkwardly placed, and overly sensitive. The space bar is, on the contrary, too insensitive, and so, after only a few months, it is hard to generate a space without whacking...
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Overall 2
2.0

Would not recommend it

Cecile Foshee, Amazon
6 November 2013
  • Summary: Very disappointed! windows 8 is useless and this system does NOT allow a downgrade. There are some work arounds, but personally, I would not go through the trouble for something that may or may not work.
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