Asus G51Jx-X1


Asus G51Jx-X1Notebook: Asus G51Jx-X1 (G51J Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 720QM
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 3.3kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 82.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 92%, features: 90%, display: 90% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus G51Jx-X1

80% Asus G51Jx review
Source: Techradar English
Ultimately this is a great laptop, and kudos to Asus for being the first out the gates with a nVidia 3D Vision laptop. That the technology works well given the correct content demonstrates that 3D is now ready to come out of the wilderness and start enjoying some success as a mainstream technology. There are a few niggles, including the screen resolution and keyboard, but neither are a massive cause for drama.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS G51Jx-X1 15.6-inch Thin And Light Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
The ASUS G51Jx-X1 offers a surprising level of performance for its $1200 price tag. Those hoping to use it for gaming will be pleased with its high performance Core i7 quad core processor, GeForce GTS 360M graphics and high resolution LCD panel. Those using it for processor intensive computing would also be well served by its performance. On the downside, the system has a small battery providing very short running times and is among one of the larger and heavier 15-inch laptops on the market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/05/2010
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

87% Asus G51JX – Test
Source: Gamestar German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/06/2010
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 60% performance: 93% features: 90% display: 90%
ASUS R.O.G. G51Jx: potenza portatile
Source: Pc Tuner Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/26/2010
performance: 90%


NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M:

Essentially a renamed GTS 260M but with higher clock rates (412 versus 396 Gigaflops, according to Nvidia). The GTS 360M delivers high-end performance with GDDR5 graphics memory.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

720QM: The Core i7-720QM is the slowes Core i7 Quad Core in 2009 and clocks between 1.6 and 2.8 GHz (due to the Turbo Mode). Therefore, it combines the advantages of a slow quad core CPU with a fast single core one. Compared to the faster Core i7 mobile CPUs, the 720QM only features 6MB L3 Cache.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.

15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

3.3 kg: This weight is average for notebooks. Therefore the numerous mass of laptops with 15 inch display fits in this class of weight.

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

Asus reviews

82.33%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

Notebooks from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Asus G51JX-X3
Core i5 430M

Notebooks with the same GPU

» Toshiba Qosmio X500-12N
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-14W
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 4.8 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-11g
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.9 kg
» Asus G60JX-JX154V
Core i5 520M, 16.0", 3.5 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X505-Q890
Core i7 740QM, 18.4", 4.4 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-128
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Asus G60JX
Core i5 430M, 16.0", 3.5 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-116
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-121
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-11X
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 4.6 kg
» Toshiba Qosmio X500-11D
Core i7 720QM, 18.4", 3.9 kg

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» Dell Precision M2800
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» Medion Akoya S6214T-MD99380
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» AVADirect Clevo P157SM-A
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» MSI GT60 2PE Dominator Pro
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» MSI GT60-2PE16H11B
GeForce GTX 880M, Core i7 4800MQ
» MSI GT60 2PC Dominator
GeForce GTX 870M, Core i7 4800MQ
» Asus N56VV-S4013H
GeForce GT 750M, Core i5 3230M
» HP ZBook 15
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» Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p-59400120
GeForce GT 755M SLI, Core i7 4700MQ
» MSI GT60-2OD-092UK
GeForce GTX 780M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Dell Precision M4800
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» Gigabyte P25W
GeForce GTX 770M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Deviltech Devil 7800
GeForce GTX 780M, Core i7 4700MQ
» MSI GX60-3AE-216US
Radeon HD 7970M, A-Series A10-5750M
» Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p
GeForce GT 750M SLI, Core i7 4700MQ
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2010-05- 9 (Update: 2012-05-26)