This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.
Owner Reviews Are Excellent
Users have rated this portable PC as exceptional on average.
Has a Full-Size Keyboard
Unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a full-size keyboard, the GL551JW has a full-size keyboard.
Has a Front Camera
The GL551JW has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of a comparable spec and age to the GL551JW.
Intel Core I7 Processor Family
This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
With a width of only 383 millimeters, the Asus GL551JW is fairly narrow compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The narrowest gaming laptop that has been on the market for more than a year is 320mm wide and the widest is 460mm.
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4 Bluetooth Version
This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.
GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type
This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.
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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen
Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GL551JW do not have a touch sensitive screen. The Asus GL551JW is no exception to this as it too does not have a touch sensitive screen.
Only SonicMaster Audio System
This laptop audio system, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.
Quite Small Screen Size
The GL551JW has a quite small screen size (only 15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GL551JW. Similar spec laptops that were released one year ago have screen sizes of between 13" and 19", and the average screen size is 16".
Only 802.11a WiFi Standard
This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is the most frequently found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.
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Only One Mini DisplayPort
Most laptops of this age and spec have one mini DisplayPort, including the GL551JW which has one mini DisplayPort.
Very Small Maximum Internal Memory
The smallest maximum internal memory of portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GL551JW is 16GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 21GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the GL551JW has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GL551JW.
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Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when this Asus laptop was released.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.
Average Internal Memory
With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Asus GL551JW has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.
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Average Processor Clock Speed
The GL551JW has a pretty standard processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GL551JW.
Average Total Storage Capacity
With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the GL551JW has a pretty standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.
At 2.7 kilograms, the GL551JW has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the GL551JW.
HDD Storage Medium
This portable PC has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on portable PCs of this age and spec. 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.
Cavy25 would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW (Verified Purchase)
All in all the computer works great and is a good value for what you get. The machine gets pretty hot, but does a great job of exhausting the heat. Once done gaming it is able to cool itself down... Read more…
Live Webcaster would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW
This laptop is very fast and lightweight but with one minor issue. The touchpad has no independent right and left click button which sort of imitates a Macbook in the sense that the entire... Read more…
This laptop is everything they say it is...the only thing i had a problem with was that it had a dvd player built in with no dvd player program, and there was no starting program to microsoft... Read more…
College Gamer would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW (Verified Purchase)
Very fast and very efficient laptop. Well worth the price range and was a very good deal. Plays most games effortlessly and has a great discrete graphics card. Can handle most if not all programs... Read more…
Ryan's Dad would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW (Verified Purchase)
As an IT professional, I purchased this laptop for my 11 year-old son, an aspiring gamer who is incredibly sophisticated for his age. I compared this to many other computers and found this to be... Read more…
Well, the computer itself is really nice, though it wasn't shipped with the installation disks. That being said, it is much faster and performs extremely well compared to pretty much any other... Read more…