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Asus K50 series
4.7 out of 10

Asus K50 series

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Processor & Cache Memory
Intel® Core™2 Duo Processor T6500/T6400 : 2.1 GHz - 2.0 GHz, FSB 800Hz, 2M L2 Cache; Intel® Pentium® Dual Core Processor T4200 : 2.0 GHz FSB 800MHz, 1M L2 Cache Intel® Celeron® Processor T3000/900 : 2.2 GHz - 1.8 GHz, FSB 800MHz, 1M L2 Cache
Operating System
Genuine Windows Vista® Home Premium,Genuine Windows Vista® Home Basic,
Mobile Intel® GL40 Express Chipset +ICH9M
Main Memory
DDR2 667/800 MHz SDRAM, 2 x SODIMM socket for expansion up to 4GB SDRAM *Due to the 32-bit operation system's limitation, only 3GB will show up with a 4GB memory. The 64-bit operating system will not have this issue. For more information, please check Microsoft's support site: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/946003
15.6" HD (1366x768) LED backlight,Color-Shine (Glare-type),Asus Splendid Video Intelligent Technology
Video Graphics & Memory
Embedded Intel® GMA X4500M
Hard Drive
Up to 320GB, 5400rpm
Optical Drive
5.25" , 12.7mm DVD Super Multi
Card Reader
3 in 1 card reader, SD,MMC,MS
Video Camera
1.3 Mega Pixel web camera
Integrated 802.11a/b/g/n 10/100/1000 Base T
LED Status Indicator
Power-on/SuspendBattery Charging/full/lowStorage device accessCapital / Scroll / Number LockWireless on status indicator
1 x Microphone-in jack1 x Headphone-out jack 1 x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor4 x USB 2.0 ports1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
Hot Keys
Function Keys:Fn+F1 Suspend switchFn+F2 WLAN switchFn+F5 Brightness downFn+F6 Brightness upFn+F7 LCD on/offFn+F8 LCD/CRT switch displayFn+F10 Volume on/muteFn+F11 Volume downFn+F12 Volume upFn+Ins Numeric Key Pad on/offFn+Del Scroll Lock on/offFn+Space Power 4Gear Fn+C Splendid
Built-in Azalia compliant audio chip, with 3D effect & full duplexBuilt-in speaker and microphoneAltec Lansing® co-brand speakersSRS Premium SoundSupport Audio Jack Detect for Vista Basic LogoSupport Audio CODEC criteria for Vista Premium Logo
19mm full size 88 Key with MS Windows function keys
Battery Pack & Life
6 cells: 2900/2200 mAh
AC Adapter
Output: 19 V DC, 3.42 A, 65W Input:100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
Dimension & Weight
37.0 x 25.6 x 3.1~3.55 cm (W x D x H)2.6 kg, (with 6 cell battery)
BIOS Booting / HDD User Password Protection and security lockKensington lock hole
Supplied Accessories
Optical Mouse (optional) Carrying bag (optional)
Multimedia Software
ASUSDVD 6-in-1
Virus & Tool Software
Adobe Acrobat Reader 8.0 Operating System Recovery DiskRecovery Hard Drive Hidden Partition
ASUS Utility
Asus Win flash for BIOS and Driver live UpdateASUS CopyProtectASUS SmartLogon ASUS Net 4 switchAsus NB Probe + ASUS Wireless Console Asus Data Security Management(ADSM)Virtual CameraASUS SplendidAsus Screen SaverFancy StartSuper Hybrid Engine
Green Compliance
Warranty & e-support
2-year limited global hardware warranty*different by country1-year battery pack warranty30days Zero Bright Dot LCDOn-line problem resolution through web interface (BIOS, Driver update)OS (Microsoft Windows Vista) install/uninstall consultationBundled software install/uninstall consultationASUS software supporting
OS Compatibility
Windows Vista/Windows XP
Release Date
First seen
15 May 2009