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Asus-x550ca-series.34284392
8.6 out of 10

Asus X550CA-series

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Reviews and Problems with Asus X550CA-series

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Overall 4
4.0

Two Stars

Clayton E. Cramer, Amazon
19 September 2014
Overall 4
4.0

Very disappointed...

thrav, Amazon
8 May 2014
  • Summary: We bought an Asus laptop 2 or 3 years ago and loved it, so we decided to order a new one for our son as his laptop is starting to have issues. We received this laptop a couple of weeks ago, and 4 or 5 days it stopped working. The hard drive was fried! I gave it a 2 star rating because while it worked, my son loved it. We have requested a return and Amazon was great about our returning the product. It has been shipped back today.
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Overall 4
4.0

Known problem with space bar

Manhwell, Amazon
2 November 2013
  • Summary: There is a known problem with the spacebar. Just google ASUS X550CA space bar problem and you'll see. Now I have to contact Amazonor Asus to fix this.
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Overall 4
4.0

Mediocre Machine at Inexpensive Price

A.Trendl HungarianBookstore.com "What should ..., Amazon
1 November 2013
  • Summary: When I purchased my Asus X550CA, I was experimenting. Could I get a decent laptop without paying a premium price? My needs were simple: I needed a laptop on which I could write. The easy answer is yes. Of course it would support all the related software. What about the rest? The long answer is no. The machine is heavy, prone to freeze and crash, rebooting itself for no known reason. The weight I expected since I bought the laptop in-store.
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Overall 4
4.0

not worth the 387.. more like 200...

Alicia, Amazon
24 October 2013
  • Summary: I was really excited to get this in the mail. I have had an asus before. but this one is weak.. I believe its the faulty new windows though. it keeps freezing when I go to view pictures off my sd card. windows 8 is crummy.
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Overall 4
4.0

Not as expected

Usha Rani Akkina, Amazon
7 October 2013
  • Summary: Performance is very slow.My older laptop with a much lesser configuration worked better than this laptop Had internet issues.Once the internet was turned off and wouldn't turn on unless I restarted the laptop. Not happy with the mouse.The mouse little jumpy.
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Overall 4
4.0

I guess ok for the price

Matthew V Menke, Amazon
27 September 2013
  • Summary: The computer is ok, but the touch pad is a huge problem for me. It is too sensitive or doesn't work right. I also had a windows update problem where it would take forever to restart because of updating. The pc works fine when you plug a mouse in it.
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Overall 4
4.0

Beware when booting up for the first time!

Carolyn, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: When I first booted up the laptop it detected loads of updates from Microsoft. I accepted them and tried to install them but I got an error message stating something along the lines of "Failure configuring Windows updates". That was it. I could not get past this screen, couldn't reboot the laptop, couldn't restart, no response from keyboard or mouse so it was completely frustrating.
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Overall 4
4.0

- The Power key is right next to the escape key so its too easy to shut the computer down rather than pressing Escape

G. Outterside "Its all about the bike", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: According to the Microsoft checker, the machine isn't suitable for Windows 8.1 as it fails the minimum system requirement. What it certainly isn't, is useable out of the box. I have had it days and getting updates to work is problematic. That said as far as the specificed hardware does the only negative points are; - The touchpad which is way too twitchy and not in the centre of the machine. Breathe on it and its a swipe.
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Overall 4
4.0

one od those unlucky episodes.

Andrew Fenton, Amazon
17 October 2014
  • Summary: I guess I just had an unlucky experience. First machine had a dodgy screen. Replacement had some marks on the screen. A fully working one I'm sure would've been great. Nice styling. Can't fault the customer services at Amazon.
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