High-performance gaming laptop with enthusiast-grade graphics and silent cooling systemThe ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) G Series delivers powerful performance thanks to Intel Core i7 processors...
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Gaming laptops produced by Asus have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just gaming laptops) and found that Asus also has good ratings across its entire range.
Has a Front Camera
The Asus G551JM has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year also have a front camera.
SSD Storage Media
The Asus G551JM has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. 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.
This notebook PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the G551JM.
An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of notebook PC.
HD HD Type
The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.
802.11n Wi-Fi Standards
The Asus G551JM has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11a wi-Fi standards found on most portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago. This Asus laptop also have an 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.
This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard across all gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the G551JM.
Across comparable types of notebook PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.
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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard
The Asus G551JM does not have a full-size keyboard, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age also do not have a full-size keyboard.
There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might want to look at including the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] which is also higher rated.
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 laptops of this type and age. The total storage capacitys of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the G551JM range from 120GB to 2.3TB, and the average total storage capacity is 960GB.
Does Not Have a Touchscreen
The Asus G551JM does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago also do not have a touchscreen.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.
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Only One Number of SSDs Installed
The Asus G551JM is a one number of SSDs installed laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and three number of SSDs installeds.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This Asus laptop has been on the market for over two years.
Average Processor Frequency
The Asus G551JM has a fairly standard processor frequency (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the G551JM.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.
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Average Internal Memory
At 8 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the G551JM.
If this portable PC internal memory is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (12GB), or the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] (12GB) which also has a higher rating.
Average Display Diagonal
With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus G551JM has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.
The Asus G551JM has a relatively average weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of this type and age.
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