SpecificationsNotebook: Asus G56JR-CN141 (G56 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus G56JR-CN141
Source: PC Lab.pl PL→EN
Positive: High-performance; good design; very good display; sub-woofer included; efficient cooling system; good price. Negative: Placement of USB ports; not good keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2014
Source: Laptopkalauz HU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/30/2014
Rating: Total score: 85% performance: 80% display: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100% emissions: 90%
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Good speakers with a sub-woofer; IPS/PLS display; quiet operation; very good workmanship. Negative: Rigid touchpad button.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/13/2014
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Robust and beautiful case; comfortable backlit keyboard; powerful performance; excellent sound with sub-woofer; good and quiet cooling; high-quality IPS display. Negative: Hard to access to the cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/08/2014
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Perfect performance; reliable cooling system; powerful sound system; matt FHD IPS display; beautiful design and comfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/09/2014
The Asus G56JR comes with an Intel Core i7 4700HQ processor, which can be overclocked to an amazing 3.2 GHz. As a result, the Asus is one of the most powerful laptops in terms of raw processing power. In addition, the Asus G56JR features a state of the art graphics card as well. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 760M offers high quality performance. Gamers will be pleased with this graphic card due to its ability to play games with high graphical requirements at its highest settings.
The 15.6" screen has a resolution of 1920 by 1080. Coupled with its advanced graphics card, it is probably the best laptop in terms of graphical display at its release time. However, the main drawback of the Asus G56JR, aside from its price, is the weight. Weighing 2.7 kilograms, the laptop is still lighter than most conventional laptops, but is way too heavy to be compared with tablets or phablets, which is the hype today.
All in all, the Asus G56JR-CN141 is a very powerful laptop. With its enormous processing power and graphics card it is ideal for gamers, but weight and bulkiness of the laptop may deter others from buying it.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760M: Performance class graphics card of the GeForce GTX 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
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.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.
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.
85%: 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.