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This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.
Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Asus G551JM has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Across all the comparable spec laptops that were released one year ago the on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies range from 900MHz to 1,300MHz.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
When compared to other gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago that we have checked, the Asus G551JM's on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz is one of the fastest. Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the G551JM the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 400MHz.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus G551JM has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G551JM also have a front camera.
We compared all the other portable PCs with a front camera to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops of this spec and age.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The Asus G551JM supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops of a similar spec and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. Gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
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HD HD Type
The HD type of the this laptop are Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.
With a width of only 383 millimeters, the Asus G551JM is quite narrow compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the G551JM. The widths of similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G551JM range from 320mm to 460mm, and the average width is 400mm.
802.11b WiFi Standard
The Asus G551JM has an 802.11b WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11a WiFi standard found on most gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year WiFi standards range from 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).
4 Bluetooth Version
This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on gaming laptops that came out around the same time as it.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
Most laptops that were launched more than a year ago do not have a full-size keyboard. The Asus G551JM is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.
We compared this laptop to all the other portable PCs with a full-size keyboard and we think the Asus GL771JW is also worth considering.
Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
The Asus G551JM has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the G551JM. The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 2GB and the biggest is 8GB.
Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus G551JM does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G551JM also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of only 750 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the G551JM. Across all the similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the G551JM the total storage capacity range from 120GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1TB.
Quite Small Screen Size
The screen sizes of notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the G551JM range from 13" to 19", and the average screen size is 16". With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the Asus G551JM has a fairly small screen size compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
Very Small Internal Memory
At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the G551JM. Notebook PCs of this type and age have internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.
If this Asus notebook PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL (12GB and higher rated).
Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the G551JM have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 2GB and 8.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the Asus G551JM has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.
Only One Mini DisplayPort
The Asus G551JM is a one mini DisplayPort notebook PC.
Only Two Built-In Speakers
Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year have between two and three built-in speakers, including the Asus G551JM which has two built-in speakers.
Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed
Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the processor clock speeds range from 1.7GHz to 2.9GHz. With a processor clock speed of only 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus G551JM has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the G551JM.
Quite Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency
The slowest maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the G551JM is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. The Asus G551JM has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies (only 3.5 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.
3 Other reasons to consider the Asus G551JM
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 laptops of this type and age.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative portable PCs that have a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW, or the MSI GS30 2M.
At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus G551JM has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the G551JM.
HDD Storage Medium
This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this type and age. 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.
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Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
133, 1333, 333, 1600
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x1, 1x16, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Smart Cache, L3
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, MS PRO, MS PRO, MS PRO Duo, SD, SD, SDHC
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