ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS74 15.6-Inch

NINJA SCORE
68
Mixed Reviews
$1100.99
(as of 17-10-2019 21:45 UTC) Details
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Pros

  • Slim Design
  • Powerful Hardware
  • SSD

Cons

  • Case Prone to Fingerprints

Bottom Line

The ASUS ROG GL551JE-DS74 boasts powerful hardware with an SSD that is perfect for high end gaming, but the case itself, while beautiful, is prone to smudges and fingerprints.


The ASUS ROG GL551JE-DS74 is a bestselling 2015 15.6-inch gaming laptop that has been praised for its slim design, excellent viewing angles, fast SSD storage, and powerful internal hardware including an Intel Core i7 processor and 16GB of RAM. It also features a NVIDIA GTX 960M graphics card which can easily handle most of today’s games at Full HD resolution. The only criticism some users had, though a minor one, is that its body is prone to fingerprints. Overall the GL551JE-DS74 is a great machine for media consumption offers excellent value to gamers who don’t have the budget to spend on more high-end gaming laptops.

Score Summary

Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 2GB Dedicated
RAM 16GB DDR3
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 8.1
Weight9.3 lbs
Battery Life4 hours
Hard Drive 1128 SSD
Hard Drive 21024 HDD 7200
Display Size15.6 inch
Display TypeTN
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display Technologyanti-glare TN display
Connectivity1x HDMI|3x USB 3.0|802.11a/b/g/n|Bluetooth 4.0
Webcam720P HD
Additional FeaturesMemory Stick, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, ASUS GX850 Laser Gaming Mouse Included
Dimension (LxWxH)17.4 x 12.8 x 3.8
Warranty1 year international

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