Asus G550JK-CN268D

Specifications

Asus G550JK-CN268DNotebook: Asus G550JK-CN268D (G550 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.3kg
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 60%, features: 90%, display: - % mobility: 50%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: 70%

Reviews for the Asus G550JK-CN268D

80% Asus G550JK review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The G550JK sits in the middle of the road, but that’s no bad thing. It’s a cheaper and more manageable purchase that’s worth investigating in if the high prices and thermal issues of rivals are enough to put you off. This laptop won't play games at top settings, but it offers good compromise between performance, price and ease of use. If you want a laptop for all occasions, not just gaming, it's a good option.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/31/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 60% features: 90% mobility: 50% workmanship: 80% emissions: 70%

Foreign Reviews

Ревю на ASUS ROG G550 – мултимедийна машина с чудесен дизайн и подобрен дисплей
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: High performance; aluminum case; full HD screen with PLS matrix; very good coverage of the sRGB color space; good cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» 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.  


4700HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» 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.


2.3 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for 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


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-08- 6 (Update: 2014-08- 6)