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Asus G551JM 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 750GB HDD 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 Reviews for Its Laptops

Asus is one of the superior laptop brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Asus also has good reviews for its gaming laptops.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most commonly found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus G551JM has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this type and age also have a front camera.

Other laptops with a front camera currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Asus G751JT[plb_2567097_price].

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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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 gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than two years.

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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G551JM, the Asus G551JM does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Asus G551JM does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the G551JM also do not have a touchscreen.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the G551JM range from 250GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 1.1TB. The Asus G551JM has a fairly small total storage capacity (only 750 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the G551JM.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This notebook PC audio system, which is the most frequently found audio system on portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the internal memorys range from 4GB to 32GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Asus G551JM has a fairly small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the G551JM.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Asus G551JM

Released Over Two Years Ago

Asus released the G551JM over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.5 gigahertz, the Asus G551JM has a relatively average processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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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 comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus G551JM has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G551JM.

Alternative 15.6" laptops currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Medion Erazer X7611[plb_2170162_price].

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Average Weight

The Asus G551JM has a pretty average weight (2.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the G551JM.

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HDD Storage Media

This laptop has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age 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.

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Specification

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Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
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Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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...

Buildquality
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Powerful CPU
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Silencieux
Poor audio
Poor battery life
Colorimetry could be better
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Manque d'autonomie
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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers g551jmdm197, g551jmdm197h
Barcodes 04716659924647

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