ASUS D450CA-AH21 Review

ASUS D450CA-AH21 Review

14 inch ASUS D450CA-AH21
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Black ASUS D450CA-AH21 is one of the best budget computers you can get- even ranked as the best Pentium laptop of 2013 and Asus is one of the most reliable computer manufacturers in the world anyway. Even though not a gaming machine that can handle anything, this one is great for day-to-day computing.

It comes with an Ivy Bridge Intel Pentium 2117U (1600MHz) at 1.8 GHz speed with 4GB DDR3 RAM (installed in one slot) that can be expanded to 8GB and 320 GB at 5400 rpm Serial ATA hard drive (standard at this price range). It actually performs like a more expensive machine with its 3rd generation Pentium processor and 4GB RAM which allows for sufficient multitasking.

Glossy 14.0-Inch screen at 1366x768 pixel resolution with the integrated Intel HD Graphics 2500 is again better than what you'd expect at this price range. It is not a touch screen though if you were hoping one to use with the pre-installed Windows 8 (64 bit), which you should upgrade to the newer Windows 8.1 through the online store of Microsoft Windows and you don't have to pay- free for existing Windows 8 users.

ASUS D450CA-AH21 Review
Black Asus D450CA weighs just under 4.2lbs and is 1.20 inch thick- so it is light and compact with also its 14 inch screen. It has a 4-cell lithium ion battery and for connectivity, a HD camera- great for Skype chats, 802.11BGN wireless, DL DVDRW/CD-RW, 1 x USB 2.0 port and 1 x USB 3.0, an HDMI port but no Bluetooth.

Conclusion: Asus makes great quality computers and this statement is valid for its lower end of the spectrum. Asus D450CA-AH21 is ideal If you are looking for a low priced laptop that is both a solid performer and reliable with a premium Pentium 1.8ghz processor. It will be great for daily computing like browsing the internet, working on spreadsheets or preparing school assignments, playing non-advanced games, listening to music or watching videos. Awesome price that is hard to beat too, on Amazon.

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