Powerful multimedia based machine
Display and Build
The ASUS K55VM-SX046R sports a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The matte anti glare finish on the top enables you to view things clearly even under bright light. It is wrapped in a 31.9mm thick outfit which has a weight of 2.5kg and looks attractive in the brown metal colour.
Processor and Platform
Under the hood, the ASUS K55VM-SX046R is loaded with a third generation Intel Core i5 processor sprinting at 2.5GHz. Assisting it is a 4GB DDR3 RAM which operates at 1,600MHz and is further expandable up to 8GB via two DIMM slots. It runs on 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
The ASUS K55VM-SX046R takes care of the online video calling needs of the user with a 0.3MP webcam and digital microphone. The 750GB SATA hard disk offers plenty of space for creating a library of files. It also features an 8X SuperMulti DVD RW Drive with dual layer support so that you can easily transfer data via disks.
The NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M graphics processor with discrete 2GB DDR3 memory ensures smooth management of intensive games and movies. The stereo speakers deal with the audio requirements.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the ASUS K55VM-SX046R has the ability to deliver uninterrupted service for up to 4.5 hours. Connectivity options include Ethernet port, one USB 3.0 slot, HDMI out, digital media reader, one USB 2.0 slot, WLAN and Bluetooth v4.0.
The ASUS K55VM-SX046R is a powerful gaming laptop available at a modest price. It boasts of a powerful processor, discrete graphics card and huge hard disk. A better display would have been good but then you'll have to spend more bucks.