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Asus GL551JW 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 15.6" Laptop

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

Asus Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

Asus many processor core portable PCs have good reviews on average and across all notebook PCs Asus is one of the superior brands.

Fairly New PCI Express Slot Version

The average PCI Express slot version of many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago is 2.7. At 3, the Asus GL551JW has a quite new PCI Express slot version compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GL551JW.

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64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on notebook PCs of this type and age.

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16 PCI Express Lanes (max)

The GL551JW has more PCI Express lanes (max) than most of the similar spec laptops that were launched around the same time as the GL551JW. This notebook PC is a 16 PCI Express lane (max) portable PC compared to most of the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GL551JW which only have between 1 and 15 PCI Express lanes (max).

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor

Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the GL551JW the maximum internal memory supported by processors range from 2GB to 64GB. The GL551JW has one of the bigger maximum internal memory supported by processors (32 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the GL551JW has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago is 840MHz and the fastest is 1,400MHz.

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Three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

The GL551JW is a three USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

At 400 megahertz, the GL551JW has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the GL551JW. The average on-board graphics adapter base frequency of comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the GL551JW is 380MHz, and the on-board graphics adapter base frequencies range from 200MHz to 850MHz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Asus GL551JW is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all portable PCs that are a comparable age to the GL551JW.

The worst display resolution across comparable types of laptop is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GL551JW range from 2GB to 32GB. The Asus GL551JW has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The GL551JW has a quite fast processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the GL551JW. The processor clock speeds of comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the GL551JW range from 1.3GHz to 3.1GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.3GHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the GL551JW has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out more than a year ago. The average total storage capacity of many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago is 780GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Front Camera

The GL551JW has a front camera. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than a year also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The GL551JW supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs that are a comparable age to it. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of this age and type the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Maximum Internal Memory

The smallest maximum internal memory of laptops of this age and type is 2GB and the biggest is 33GB. At 32,768 megabytes, the Asus GL551JW has a fairly big maximum internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the GL551JW.

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Quite Big Hard Drive Capacity

With a hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Asus GL551JW has a fairly big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the GL551JW. The smallest hard drive capacity of many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the GL551JW is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 840GB.

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Very Fast Hard Drive Speed

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the GL551JW that we have assessed the hard drive speed of, the Asus GL551JW's hard drive speed of 7,200 revolutions per minute is one of the fastest. Many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the GL551JW have hard drive speeds of between 5,400 RPM and 7,200 RPM.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

The maximum turbo frequencies of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the GL551JW range from 1.8GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.1GHz. With a maximum turbo frequency of 3.6 gigahertz, the GL551JW has one of the faster maximum turbo frequencies amongst laptops of this age.

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Eight Processor Threads

The Asus GL551JW has more processor threads than most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago. This Asus portable PC is a eight processor thread portable PC compared to most of the notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the GL551JW which only have between four and seven processor threads.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

At 6 megabytes, the GL551JW has a quite big processor cache compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age. The smallest processor cache of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2MB, the biggest is 8MB, and the average processor cache is 4.2MB.

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Fairly Big Cache Memory

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the GL551JW the cache memories range from 2MB to 8MB. The GL551JW has one of the bigger cache memories (6 megabytes) amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

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Three USB 3.0 Ports

The Asus GL551JW is a three USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Fairly High Front Camera Resolution

With a front camera resolution of 1.2 megapixels, the GL551JW has a quite high front camera resolution compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the GL551JW. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago the front camera resolutions range from 0.3MP to 2MP.

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Very Big Battery Capacity

The smallest battery capacity of laptops of this age and spec is 58mAh, the biggest is 6,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 3,400mAh. At 5,200 milliamperes * hour, the Asus GL551JW has a very big battery capacity compared to most of the other laptops of a similar spec and age to the GL551JW.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Only 11.2/12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This portable PC has an 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Asus GL551JW does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the GL551JW.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of this age and type. 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The GL551JW does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the GL551JW also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

At 2.7 kilograms, the GL551JW is quite heavy compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the GL551JW. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the GL551JW have weights of between 580g and 3.8kg.

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Very Wide Power Adapter Width

The power adapter widths of portable PCs of this type and age range from 66mm to 450mm. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have checked, the GL551JW's power adapter width of 441.96 millimeters is one of the widest.

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Very Heavy Power Adapter Weight

With a power adapter weight of 4.2 kilograms, the GL551JW has one of the heaviest power adapter weights amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age. The average power adapter weight of notebook PCs of this spec and age is 1.2kg.

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Very Tall Power Adapter Height

The power adapter heights of portable PCs of this spec and age range from 22mm to 330mm, and the average power adapter height is 59mm. When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that were released one year ago that we have assessed, the GL551JW's power adapter height of 325.12 millimeters is one of the tallest.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Asus GL551JW

Released Over a Year Ago

Asus released the GL551JW over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the GL551JW has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
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
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
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
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Rear Camera
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
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
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
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® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
Number of Battery Cells
Power
AC Adapter Output Voltage
AC Adapter Output Current
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height (front)
Depth
Height (rear)
Width
Power Adapter Weight
Power Adapter Height
Power Adapter Depth
Power Adapter Width
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

User Reviews

(23)
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 gl551jwds71, asus gl551jwds71
Barcodes 00684031194015, 00886227991013
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