Asus has good average reviews for its many processor core portable PCs as well as across its entire portable PC range compared to other manufacturers.
16 PCI Express Lanes (max)
The PU551JH has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551JH. This Asus notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the PU551JH which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).
64-Bit Processor Operating Mode
This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version
The PU551JH has a quite new PCI Express slot version (3) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551JH. Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the PU551JH the PCI Express slot versions range from 2 to 3.
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the PU551JH have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the PU551JH which has four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the PU551JH has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the PU551JH. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencies of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the PU551JH range from 200MHz to 850MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter base frequency is 380MHz.
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Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.
Has a Front Camera
Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the PU551JH has a front camera.
We compared this portable PC to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Toshiba Satellite L50-C is also worth considering.
1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed
The PU551JH supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year. Most laptops of a comparable type and age to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Asus laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all many processor core portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the PU551JH the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).
L3 Processor Cache
The PU551JH has a better processor cache level than most comparable spec laptops that were launched more than a year ago. This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, whereas most many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago have a L2 processor cache.
A L3 processor cache is actually the best processor cache level amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.
The worst processor cache level amongst similar types of notebook PC is L2.
Eight Processor Threads
The PU551JH is a eight processor thread portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the PU551JH only have between four and seven processor threads.
802.11n WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Four USB 3.0 Ports
Most laptops that have been around for around the same time as the PU551JH have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Asus PU551JH which has four USB 3.0 ports.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The PU551JH does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the PU551JH which have a full-size keyboard.
Only HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC 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.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
This laptop has a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this age and type.
Quite Small Total Storage Capacity
Many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the PU551JH have total storage capacity of between 32GB and 2.2TB. The Asus PU551JH has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 500 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
The Asus PU551JH does not have a touch sensitive screen, although it is worth noting that most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the PU551JH also do not have a touch sensitive screen.
Very Small Hard Drive Capacity
The average hard drive capacity of similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago is 840GB, and the hard drive capacity range from 250GB to 2TB. At only 500 gigabytes, the Asus PU551JH has a quite small hard drive capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This many processor core laptop has been on the market for over a year.
Average Processor Clock Speed
The PU551JH has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.3 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
If you are looking for a notebook PC with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to look at the Lenovo ThinkPad T540 (£1,405.26) (2.4GHz).
Average Internal Memory
The PU551JH has a fairly typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
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Average Screen Size
With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Asus PU551JH has a fairly standard screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.
If this many processor core laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Precision M6800 (17.3") which also has a higher rating.
With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the PU551JH has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec.
Intel Segment Tagging
Intel Core i7, Intel Core i7-4xxx
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, SD, SDXC
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
1366 x 768
Touch Sensitive Screen
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
DVD Super Multi
Ethernet LAN Connection
802.11a, 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 8, Windows 8.1, 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
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
AVX, AVX 2.0, SSE, SSE4.1, SSE, SSE4.2
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
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
100 - 240
AC Adapter Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
AC Adapter Power
BIOS, HDD, User
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Height At Front
Height At Rear
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
Silencieux. Sans faire de tapage, Asus ajoute une station de travail mobile de 15 pouces à sa gamme. Le PU551JH est disponible pour moins de 1000 euros et pourrait bien être une excellente... Read more…
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…
Sessiz. Büyük bir olay yaratmadan, Asus, 15 inçlik bir çal??ma istasyonu modelini üretmeye ba?lam??. PU551JH hali haz?rda 1000 Euronun alt?nda bir fiyat etiketine sahip ve mat Full HD ekran?... Read more…
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…