A look at the ASUS ROG G771JM and G551JM

One of the top gaming laptops of 2014 was the ASUS G Series intended for “gamers” with G551 and G771 models launched under the Republic of Gamers brand, both included the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 860M GPU  offering the user an experience comparable to any desktop computer.


The G771JM model has a 17.3-inch screen and depending on the model it could feature an IPS panel that has a 1920 x 1080 resolution a TN screen with the same resolution or a cheaper model with an LCD panel comes with a resolution of 1600 x 900.

The G551JM has a lower end screen compared to the G771JM screen, 15.6 inches, but is also available with the same types of panel of his older brother except that this time has the most economical LCD screen, and has a resolution of 1366 x 768.

As for storage we can choose between a HDD 5400 or 7200RPM or 256GB SSD hard drive and 24GB SSD for cache.

These new notebooks are available with an Intel Core i7-4710HQ and as a lower end with an Intel Core i5-4200H. There are also two SO-DIMM slots supporting up to 16 GB of DDR3L-1600 MHz DRAM.

ASUS ROG G771JM and G551JM

Also noteworthy is the incorporation of Wireless N connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0 and Gigabit Ethernet, plus an HD camera and a keypad with backlit chiclet. The audio includes a microphone and the exclusive ASUS SonicMaster Premium technology.

Both offer a wide range of connections, including three USB 3.0 ports on the G551 and four USB 3.0 ports on the G771, a Mini DisplayPort, HDMI port, an external subwoofer port and a combo audio jack are included. All powered by a rechargeable Li-ion 5200 mAh.

The G series comes standard with a matte black finish and looks like its made of brushed aluminum with diamond cut edges in red and lighted ROG logo on the top.

In terms of weight is placed on the G551 2.69 Kg and 3.40 Kg model the G771, Gaming lower than other laptops in its class figures.

G771JM Specifications:

Operating System: Windows 8.1
Processor Intel Core i7-4710HQ (2.5GHz)
Chipset Intel HM86 Express
Memory: 12GB DDR3
16GB max
Display 17.3″ Full HD (1920×1080)
Storage 750GB 7200rpm
Optical Drive Super-Multi DVD
Card Reader 2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ MMC)
Audio Built-in 2 Speakers And Microphone
Bang & Olufsen ICEpower®
SonicMaster Premium
MaxxAudio support


G771JM Price: $1,250


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