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Asus G551JM 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

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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... More
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Asus G551JM (G551 series) review
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Asus Has Good Portable PC Reviews

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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5 Reasons Against

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.

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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.

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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.

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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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7 Other reasons to consider the Asus G551JM

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.

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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.

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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.

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Average Weight

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.

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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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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
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Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Expert Reviews

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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...

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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...

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Silencieux
Poor audio
Poor battery life
Colorimetry could be better
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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

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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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g551jmcn060, g551jmcn120, g551jmcn121, g551jmcn155, g551jmcn155h, g551jmcn060h, g551jmcn120h, g551jmcn121h, asus g551jmcn120, asus g551jmcn120h
Barcodes 04716659836322, 04716659885696, 04716659956853

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