ASUS N55SF (N55SF-SX005U) laptop

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ASUS N55SF (N55SF-SX005U)
  • ASUS N55SF (N55SF-SX005U)
  • ASUS N55SF (N55SF-SX005U)
  • ASUS N55SF (N55SF-SX005U)
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Pros

  • Design and build quality
  • CPU and graphics performance
  • Audio

Cons

  • Keyboard not backlit
  • Glossy screen
  • Lacks dual-band Wi-Fi

Bottom Line

The ASUS N55SF is a powerful notebook with a good looking design and solid build quality. We really enjoyed using it during our test period and think it's a suitable unit for anyone who wants laptop that can be used for gaming and other demanding tasks as well as everyday work. That said, it's not perfect: it could use some more features as well as a less glossy screen.

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All Features

Screen resolution 1366x768
Screen size 15.6in
Display technology LED-backlit LCD
Colour Black
Graphics card NVIDIA GeForce GT 555M
Graphics memory 2GB
Discrete graphics card? Yes
Secondary graphics card? Yes
RAM 8GB
Optical media supported Blu-ray (BD), CD, DVD
DVD drive type Read and write
Blu-ray drive type Read only
Battery type Rechargeable
Removable battery Yes
Power supply AC, Battery
Battery life (as tested) 134min
Battery size (Watt hours) 56
CPU type Intel Core i7
Processor speed 2GHz
Processor type Intel Core i7-2630QM
Weight 2.8kg
Height 37mm
Width 380mm
Depth 261mm
Operating system Windows 7 (64-bit), Windows 7 Home Premium
Drive speed 5400rpm
Hard drive interface SATA
Hard drive type Hard drive
Internal storage 750GB
Supported memory media SD
Warranty information International
Warranty length (months) 24
Webcam resolution (megapixels) 0.9
Number of USB 2.0 ports 4
Number of USB 3.0 ports: 2
Wired Terminals / Ports 3.5mm headphone jack, Gigabit Ethernet, HDMI, Microphone, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA (D-sub)
Bluetooth Yes
Wi-Fi (wireless networking) Yes
Wireless technology supported Bluetooth, Wireless 802.11b, Wireless 802.11g, Wireless 802.11n

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