Cheap and yet powerful, that is what you can expect from the Asus ROG GL551JW-DS71 gaming laptop
If you want to buy the best and cheapest gaming laptop, then the ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS71 is probably the one you are looking for.
Not just?pocket friendly, this gaming rig is also as powerful?or at least close?as the leading ones like the Razer Blade Pro or the Alienware rigs.
ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS71 specs as posted on the manufacturer?s official website.
- Processor: Intel Core i7 4720HQ with chipset of HM86 Express Chipset
- Display and Dimensions: 6? Full HD (1920×1080) anti-glare TN display with a dimensions of 383 x 255 x 28 ~ 31.5 (WxDxH)
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX960M 2G GDDR5
- Memory: 16GB DDR3L 1600 MHz SDRAM
- Storage: 1TB (or 1024 Gigabyte) of Hard Disk Drive storage with a Revolutions Per Minute (or RPM) of 7200
- Other Details: 3-in-1 Card Reader, HD Web Camera, SonicMaster technology for more awesome sound quality and a backlit keyboard with WASD keys highlighted?FPS fans know what?s up.
With specs like this, it is easy to assume that the price for the ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS71 is going to be quite expensive?and possibly on the same range as the Alienware, Razer Blade Pro, Sager NP8652 or the EON17-X from Origins.
Luckily, it is not. You can get this awesome and cheap gaming laptop for just $1,099. Pretty cheap compared to the ones previously?mentioned.
The display may not be as good as the Alienware or even the Razer Blade Pro but this rig totally boosts its RAM for such a low price?but let?s not forget the NVIDIA GeForce GTX960M.
As for the processor, the base speed of it is at 2.6 GHz while the Turbo Boost on the other hand, it goes way up to 3.6 GHz as posted on Intel?s web page. This processor has 4 cores in it with 8 numbers of threads so multi-tasking is not an issue here, and if you combine that with the 16GB of RAM then poor performance when you are simultaneously switching from one app to another is definitely not a problem anymore.
What do you think? Is the ASUS ROG GL551JW-DS71 gaming laptop the cheapest one out there? Share your thoughts in the comment section below.
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