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For full specifications see the Asus K55VM specifications page.
|Processor||Intel Core i7 3610QM Processor
Intel Core i5 3210M Processor
Intel Core i3 3110M Processor
|Screen||15.6” 16:9 HD (1366×768) LED Backlight|
|RAM||Up to 8GB|
|Optical Drive||Blu-Ray DVD Combo (Optional)
Blue-ray Writer (Optional)
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GT 630M|
Integrated 802.11 b/g/n
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|HDMI Out||Not Tested|
|Display Port||Not Tested|
|Microphone-In Port||Not Tested|
|Card Reader||Not Tested|
Ubuntu 12.04 both 32-bit and 64-bit installed without any problems.
The Asus K55VM laptop came with FreeDos. Boot with a live CD of Ubuntu 12.04 and re-partition the HDD according to
requirements. Almost everything worked out of the box. The built-in webcam works with Cheese and XAWTV however, recording sound with video using the built-in webcam and mic did not work out of the box. Recording video with headphone set worked out of the box.