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Asus G551JM 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Oct 2014
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Asus G551JM (G551 series) review
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6 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Asus notebook PCs and also specifically for Asus gaming laptops and found that in both cases Asus had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than two years, the Asus G551JM has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus G551JM supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the G551JM.

Across similar types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Narrow

Across all the laptops of this age and spec the widths range from 330mm to 460mm. At only 383 millimeters, the Asus G551JM is quite narrow compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus G551JM does not have a full-size keyboard, although this is within the context that most of the other laptops of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G551JM that we have assessed, the Asus G551JM's discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2 gigabytes is one of the smallest. Gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G551JM have discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of between 2GB and 8GB.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Most portable PCs of this type and age 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.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider including the Lenovo Y50[plb_2681101_price].

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The Asus G551JM has a quite small total storage capacity (only 750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G551JM. The smallest total storage capacity of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the G551JM is 250GB, the biggest is 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1TB.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At only 2,048 megabytes, the Asus G551JM has a very small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released more than two years ago.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Asus G551JM

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the G551JM over two years ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus G551JM has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the G551JM.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

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

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G551JM.

If this notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70[plb_3248801_price] (16GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Asus G551JM has a pretty average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the G551JM.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus G551JM has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G551JM.

Alternative notebook PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the MSI GP70[plb_2199947_price] (2.7kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a similar spec and age to it. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a better storage medium then you might also want to look at the AORUS X3 Plus[plb_2441342_price] (SSD and higher rated).

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Specification

Features
Design
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Docking Station
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Maximum Turbo Frequency
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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
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Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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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Battery
Battery Capacity
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Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
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Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
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Weight & Dimensions
Weight
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Operational Conditions
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RoHS Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(14)
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...

01net.com

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

(21)
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

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g551jmdm197, g551jmdm197h
Barcodes 04716659924647

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