On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including notebookcheck.net, notebookcheck.biz, notebookcheck.it and notebookcheck.nl the average expert rating of this notebook PC is 83%. This means that experts think this Asus portable PC is one of the better medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
One customer said in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said in their review of the Asus PU551JH “Form a solid basis for professional tasks” and gave it a score of 4 stars.
Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Asus laptops and also specifically for Asus medium processor core notebook PCs and found that in both cases Asus had good reviews compared to other brands.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
With a maximum internal memory supported by processor of 32 gigabytes, the PU551JH's maximum internal memory supported by processor is one of the biggest amongst laptops of this type and age. Similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the PU551JH have maximum internal memory supported by processors of between 8GB and 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory supported by processor is 17GB.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
Most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the PU551JH only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max), however the Asus PU551JH has 16 PCI Express lanes (max).
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Very New PCI Express Slot Version
The oldest PCI Express slot version of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the PU551JH is 2 and the newest is 3. The PCI Express slot version of the PU551JH of 3 is one of the newest amongst similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the PU551JH.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
The PU551JH is a four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port laptop. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU551JH have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Laptops of a comparable age and type to the PU551JH have on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of between 100MHz and 650MHz. The Asus PU551JH has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencies (400 megahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age.
Very Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
The PU551JH has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (1,150 megahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the PU551JH. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551JH have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 750MHz and 1,300MHz.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution of the PU551JH is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops of a comparable age and type to the PU551JH.
The worst display resolution across similar types of laptop is 1024 x 768 pixels.
Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed
The Asus PU551JH has one of the faster processor clock speeds (2.6 gigahertz) amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551JH range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.
If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the Toshiba A50 (£669.99) (2.7GHz).
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The PU551JH supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs that were released one year ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Asus portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.
Intel Core I5 Processor Family
The PU551JH has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than most notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. The best processor family of all laptops of this age and type is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.
Fairly Big Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the PU551JH has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551JH. The screen sizes of laptops of this age and type range from 11" to 18".
Has a Front Camera
The Asus PU551JH has a front camera. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the PU551JH 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 Toshiba Z30t is also worth considering.
Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency
With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.2 gigahertz, the PU551JH has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the PU551JH. The average maximum turbo frequency of portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551JH is 2.9GHz.
L3 Processor Cache
This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the PU551JH which has four USB 3.0 ports.
Very Big Maximum Internal Memory
With a maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes, the PU551JH has one of the bigger maximum internal memories amongst laptops of this age. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year is 19GB.
Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory
At 16 gigabytes, the PU551JH has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the PU551JH. The average maximum internal memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551JH is 14GB.
Six Battery Cells
The PU551JH is a six battery cell count laptop.
Windows 8 Optional Operating System
This laptop has a Windows 8.1 Pro optional operating system, which is the most frequently found optional operating system on portable PCs of this type and age.
2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot
This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on notebook PCs of this age and type.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
At only 1.74 gigabytes, the PU551JH has a very small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB.
Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The PU551JH does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec do have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type 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.
Alternative laptops that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 14 3440 (£481.90).
If the storage medium of this medium processor core notebook PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Toshiba Z30 (£1,549.99) (SSD), or the Lenovo T450s (£1,395.82) (SSD) which also has a higher rating.
Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the PU551JH the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. At 2.4 kilograms, the Asus PU551JH is fairly heavy compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.
Alternative portable PCs with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo B5400 (£479.99) (2.3kg).
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the PU551JH do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus PU551JH is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
We compared all the other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen to this portable PC and we think the Acer Aspire S7 is also worth considering.
Only 4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this portable PC was released.
Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the PU551JH has a relatively typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the PU551JH.
There are a number of other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the DELL Latitude 13 3340 (£358.80), or the Toshiba Satellite S50-B.
Average Total Storage Capacity
At 500 gigabytes, the Asus PU551JH has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the PU551JH.
If this notebook PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Toshiba Satellite S50-B (1TB) which is also higher rated.
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Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i5, Intel Core i5-4xxx
Processor Clock Speed
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Conflict Free Processor
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
PCI Express Configuration
1x16, 1x1, 2x8, 1x8, 1x8+2x4, 2x4
Processor Cache Type
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Stick (MS), MMC+, SD, SD, SDHC
Integrated Card Reader
1920 x 1080
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD, HD
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Intel HD Graphics, Intel HD Graphics 4600
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
NVIDIA Quadro K1100M
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Windows 7 Professional
Optional Operating System
Windows 8, Windows 8.1 Pro
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 Quick Sync Video Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery Cell Count
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
AC Adapter Included
UL, CE Marking Compliance, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, EPEAT, EU Flower, Energy star, IDA, CECP, WEEE, TCO4.0, RoHS
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Stil. Zonder toeters en bellen heeft Asus een mobiel 15-inch workstation toegevoegd aan zijn productengamma. De PU551JH is reeds verkrijgbaar voor minder dan 1000 euro (~$1098) en kan wel eens een... Read more…
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Silencioso. Sem fazer muito barulho, a Asus incluiu um workstation móvel de 15-polegadas em sua linha de produtos. O PU551JH já está disponível por menos de 1.000 Euros (~$1098) e deve ser um... Read more…
Tyst. Helt utan pompa och ståt har Asus lagt till en 15-tums mobil arbetsstation i produktutbudet. PU551JH finns att köpa för under 10 000 kr och kan bli en riktig prispressare tack vare en... Read more…
Silencioso. Sin hacer mucho follón, Asus ha incluído una estación móvil de 15" en su cartera. El PU551JH ya está a la venta por menos de 1,000 Euros y puede ser un auténtico rebajaprecios... Read more…
Tranquillo. Senza grandi annunci, Asus ha incluso una workstation da 15 pollici alla sua linea. La PU551JH è disponibile a un prezzo inferiore ai 1.000 euro (~$1098) e potrebbe essere un buon... Read more…