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Asus GL551JW

Asus GL551JW 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1.1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Feb 2015
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15 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Excellent

On average, people who bought this Asus laptop rated it as marvellous.

Asus Laptops Have Good Reviews

Asus has good average ratings for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire notebook PC range compared to other manufacturers.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GL551JW range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB. The GL551JW has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GL551JW which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Asus GL551JW has a full-size keyboard.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

Portable PCs of a comparable type and age to the GL551JW have total storage capacity of between 120GB and 2.1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 980GB. With a total storage capacity of 1,128 gigabyte, the Asus GL551JW has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the GL551JW.

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Has a Front Camera

The GL551JW has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the GL551JW also have a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on laptops of this type and age.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the Asus GL551JW has a fairly fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year. The average maximum turbo frequency of gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the GL551JW is 3.5GHz, and the maximum turbo frequencies range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on portable PCs of this type and age.

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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 this spec and age.

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10 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GL551JW is 7.8GB. The GL551JW has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (only 1.74 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the GL551JW.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GL551JW range from 2GB to 8GB. The GL551JW has one of the smaller discrete graphics adapter memory capacities (only 2 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GL551JW, the GL551JW does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only SonicMaster Audio System

This portable PC audio system, which is the most commonly found audio system on comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago the screen sizes range from 13" to 19". With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the Asus GL551JW has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst laptops of this age.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of only 2,048 megabytes, the GL551JW has a quite small discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the GL551JW. The discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that were released one year ago range from 2GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.4GB.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

At only 16 gigabytes, the GL551JW has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the GL551JW. The average maximum internal memory of gaming laptops that were released one year ago is 20GB.

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Only One Mini DisplayPort

The GL551JW is a one mini DisplayPort notebook PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the GL551JW have one mini DisplayPort.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

The Asus GL551JW is a two built-in speaker portable PC.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Asus GL551JW

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the GL551JW over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.6 gigahertz, the GL551JW has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Average Weight

At 2.7 kilograms, the Asus GL551JW has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops that were launched more than a year ago. 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

Design
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Processor Thread
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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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Conflict Free Processor
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Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
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PCI Express Slot Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
Mini DisplayPort
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
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Power
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Password Protection
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Cable Lock Slot
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

User Reviews

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Reviewed 7 October 2015 by Cavy25
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…

Good Value
Fast
Powerful
Easy To Set Up
Easy To Use
Defective
Poor battery life
Lacks Power
Slow
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 13 July 2015 by Live Webcaster
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…

Reviewed 17 July 2015 by Seabirt
Seabirt would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW (Verified Purchase)

Its a very nice laptop with reasonable price and high quality. I highly recommend it...

Reviewed 6 July 2015 by SWAG KING
SWAG KING would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW

THIS IS EXTREMELY GOOD FOR MMO GAME AND GAME LIKE MINCRAFT AT A AVERAGE OF 300 FPS ON MINECRAFT ON ULT SETTINGS AND 160 FPS ON LEAGUE OF LEAGUE AND MMO ON ULTRA SETTINGS...

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Justin

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…

Reviewed 15 December 2015 by College Gamer
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…

Reviewed 13 December 2015 by Ryan's Dad
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…

Reviewed 27 November 2015 by Daisy

My son loves it ! Recommend it for any gamer lover !

Reviewed 2 November 2015 by Elyk Strongbeard

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…

Reviewed 6 January 2016 by YOKCHI CHANG
YOKCHI CHANG would recommend the Asus Rog GL551JW (Verified Purchase)

GOOD FOR DESIGN , RENDER 3D...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers gl551jwds74, asus i74720, asus i74720h, asus i74720hq
Barcodes 00889349019412
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