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Asus G551JM 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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Asus G551JM (G551 series) review
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14 Reasons For

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

On average Asus gaming laptops have good reviews as do all notebook PCs produced by Asus.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the G551JM which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus G551JM has a full-size keyboard.

We compared all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus G551JM has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type also have a front camera.

There are a number of other portable PCs with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Asus G771JM.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Asus G551JM has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium across all gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the G551JM.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

Alternative laptops that have an SSD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include the 13, or the 13 both from Alienware which has better reviews.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Asus G551JM has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most portable PCs of this type and age. Most gaming laptops that are a similar age to it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This portable PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of notebook PC is 802.11a.

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Narrow

The Asus G551JM is quite narrow (only 383 millimeters) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the G551JM. The widths of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the G551JM range from 280mm to 460mm.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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3 Reasons Against

Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age. The smallest total storage capacity of similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago is 120GB, the biggest is 2.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 980GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus G551JM is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This laptop audio system, which is typical of many portable PCs of this type and age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus G551JM

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus G551JM has a pretty standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G551JM.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the G751JL (12GB), or the G771JM (12GB) both from Asus which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus G551JM has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this notebook PC screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GS70 2QE (£1,224.94) (17.3"), or the Asus G751JT (£1,698.28) (17.3").

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.7 kilograms, the Asus G551JM has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G551JM.

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
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Installed SSD
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Display
Screen Size
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Touch Sensitive Screen
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LED Backlight
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Audio
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Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
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WiFi Standard
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3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
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DC-In Jack
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Combo Headphone/mic Port
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Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
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DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel Virtualization Technology

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

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12 December 2014

The Asus ROG G551JM is for gamers who prioritise all-round performance over raw power. It can run a lot of games with a good level of graphic details and at a decent frame rate. It is easily...

28 November 2014

L'Asus ROG G551 est un portable adapté aux joueurs qui privilégient la polyvalence à la puissance brute. Il se montre capable de faire tourner un grand nombre de jeux dans de bonnes conditions...

30 October 2014

Le ROG G551JM (G551JM-CN102H) d'Asus tient bon et, surtout, n'est pas exhorbitant pour une machine de gamer : 1000 euros ! Pas franchement nomade mais pouvant être transporté sans trop...

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22 June 2015

ASUS' nye bærbare pc med modelnavnet G551JM er en maskine, som især er tiltænkt folk, der spiller computerspil, og derfor er indmaden også ganske potent...

Buildquality
Quiet
Powerful CPU
Qualit de fabrication
Silencieux
Poor audio
Poor battery life
Colorimetry could be better
Audio en retrait
Manque d'autonomie
16 June 2015

Asus ROG G551JM er testens billigste deltager med denne konfiguration. Den er stadig ikke billig, men man får en del for pengene her, og der er godt med tilslutninger, blandt andet mini... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 6 July 2015 by FangedFreak

This is the first gaming laptop I have ever purchased. I would consider myself above a fairly hardcore gamer and expect high standards from my hardware. The G551JM definitely delivers, it can... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

This product gets three stars only. This is because of two drawbacks.

Firstly it came pre-loaded with Windows 8.1, (but we'll wait until windows 10 comes out before reverting to windows... Read more…

I didn't bought mine from amazon but came to compare the price.I bought mine for 1268 pounds and the spec is: 120 SSD,16 G Ram, 4860 HQ I7,1 TB HDD and 980 GTX GPU.

Beside the poor... Read more…

Reviewed 21 June 2015 by G. Samara "jamalayka"
(Verified Purchase)

So I never bought a laptop before, as I was not impressed by what is on offer. This time I needed one for work and general use. I am also an avid online gamer. I want a laptop to do work and play... Read more…

Reviewed 17 June 2015 by Alexandru
(Verified Purchase)

No words. Everything on Steam, Battle.NET, UPLAY, Origin, WGL on max settings (including Skyrim w/ ENB and 120 mods). No heating. Design is astonishingly pretty - even if the picture doesnt really... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g551jmcn060, g551jmcn120, g551jmcn121, g551jmcn155, g551jmcn155h, g551jmcn060h, g551jmcn120h, g551jmcn121h, asus g551jmcn120, asus g551jmcn120h
Barcodes 04716659836322, 04716659885696, 04716659956853

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