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Asus N551VW

Asus N551VW 4 Core Intel Core I7-6xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-6xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jul 2015
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17 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Good

N551VW owners on average rated this notebook PC 83 out of 100.

Nice Design

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was a good design. One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Expert website Laptopmedia.com wrote “We are also pretty pleased with th”.

Robust

One Asus N551VW owner mentioned in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago expert website Laptopmedia.com wrote in their review of this laptop “It offers sleek design and good build quality with our only complaint being the big weight (2.7 kg)”.

Good Product Quality

One person mentioned in their reviews that this laptop was good quality.

Very Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

The smallest maximum internal memory supported by processor of notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the N551VW is 2GB and the biggest is 64GB. The Asus N551VW has one of the biggest maximum internal memory supported by processors (64 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth

The average maximum processor memory bandwidth of laptops of a comparable spec and age to the N551VW is 25GB/s, and the maximum processor memory bandwidths range from 10GB/s to 77GB/s. At 34.1 gigabytes per second, the Asus N551VW has a very fast maximum processor memory bandwidth compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the N551VW.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Asus N551VW has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for more than a year. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the N551VW range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.

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Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

On average Asus many processor cores laptops have good reviews compared to other brands as do all notebook PCs manufactured by Asus.

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1,866MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Asus N551VW supports a 1,866MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this age and spec. In addition, this portable PC support 2, 133MHz and 1 and 600MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,866MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of notebook PC.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Asus N551VW has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a similar time to the N551VW. The internal memorys of comparable spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the N551VW range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the N551VW, the Asus N551VW has a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Asus N551VW has a front camera, as do most of the other many processor cores laptops that are a similar age to the N551VW.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus N551VW is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the N551VW.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Very Fast System Bus Rate

When compared to other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the N551VW that we have assessed the system bus rate of, the Asus N551VW's system bus rate of 8 Gigatransfers per second is one of the fastest. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the N551VW the system bus rates range from 5GT/s to 8GT/s, and the average system bus rate is 5GT/s.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the Asus N551VW has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the N551VW. The discrete graphics adapter memory of similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the N551VW range from 1GB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.3GB.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This laptop ethernet LAN data rates, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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5 Reasons Against

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person concluded that the Asus N551VW was not a good weight. Expert website Laptopmedia.com said “Good build quality with our only complaint being the big weight (2.7 kg) and thick profile (32.2 mm”. One Asus N551VW reviewer who purchased it concluded that it was not heavy and bulky. Laptopmedia.com said “Bulky 32.2 mm) and heavy 2.7 kg”.

Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Asus N551VW has one of the smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys (only 1.7 gigabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The smallest maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of laptops of this age and spec is 1.7GB and the biggest is 32GB.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for a similar time 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.

We compared all the other notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the HP 255 G3[plb_2320552_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most many processor cores laptops that have been available for a similar time to the N551VW do not have a touchscreen. The Asus N551VW is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Asus N551VW has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most notebook PCs of this spec and age. Most laptops that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

An 802.11n wi-Fi standards is the best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Asus N551VW

Released Over a Year Ago

This many processor cores portable PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Asus N551VW has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the N551VW.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus N551VW has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other many processor cores laptops that have been available for around the same time as the N551VW.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Asus N551VW has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus N551VW has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
Max On-Board Graphics Adapter Refresh Rate
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPorts Quantity
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel TSX-NI Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Number of Battery Cells
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width

Expert Reviews

27 November 2015

The refreshed ASUS N551NVW looks like a logical solution between the old N551 and the N552. It offers sleek design and good build quality with our only complaint being the big weight (2.7 kg) and...

Sturdy
Bulky 32.2 mm) and heavy 2.7 kg)
PWM from 0 to 99 screen brightness, mSATA instead of M.2 SSD support

User Reviews

(7)
Reviewed 9 February 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

I've been using this laptop for about a month and have been really happy with it. It boots quickly, runs smoothly, the display is clear and crisp and the design is nice. I chose it primarily for... Read more…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by Grybek

On paper, this is a well specced system. It has an SSD and Hard Drive, plenty of RAM and a dedicated graphics card. In practice there a number of shortfalls. First the likes: The speed is good... Read more…

Reviewed 28 February 2016 by Elliot silva
(Verified Purchase)

So far so good! For it's price I think It is a great machine, it's the old model but with upgraded specs, comes with an SSD of 128gb which is enough for me, since I install games and the programs... Read more…

Reviewed 25 March 2016 by Ben Thompson
(Verified Purchase)

This is a review for the Asus K501UB-DM021T. Bought this laptop at £689.99 and it was definatly worth the money! Firstly the looks of this laptop are great, it is fairly sleek for a full laptop... Read more…

Reviewed 18 March 2016 by Stanley spackman
(Verified Purchase)

So far the Notebook is performing very well with a clear screen and no adverse featires...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers asus 5400, asus 80211, asus 5400r, n551vwcn089, asus 80211a, asus gtx960, asus i76700, asus i76700h, n551vwcn089t, asus 80211ac, asus gtx960m, n551vwcn089tb, asus i76700hq, n551vwcn089tbe, asus n551vwcn089, asus n551vwcn089t, asus n551vwcn089tb, asus n551vwcn089tbe
Barcodes 04712900140873

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