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Asus G751JY-DH72X

Specifications

Asus G751JY-DH72X
Asus G751JY-DH72X (G751 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel, glossy: no
Weight
3.8 kg ( = 134.04 oz / 8.38 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
2400 Euro

 

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus G751JY-DH72X

17-inch gaming beast with the most powerful graphics card on the market – GeForce GTX 980M
Source: Laptop Media English
The reason we included in the comparison the 18.4-inch Dell Alienware 18, which costs EUR2500 is more than clear – there aren’t many competitors of G751 in its price range. The GPU of the Taiwanese beast is not even in SLI/CF configuration so the power you get won’t need any special profiles or not supported by some games, for instance. The 68 903 points in 3DMark Cloud Gate are just 2% lower than the Alienware 18 (2x Radeon R9 M290X with 4GB GDDR5, CrossFire) and the price of the Dell model is 67% higher than the basic ASUS G751 configuration with GTX 980M. If we look closer into the specs – the Alienware doesn’t even have IPS display – one of the big advantages of G751. It’s unnecessary to praise the sound, image quality, cooling system of the notebook as the tests above speak for themselves.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/20/2015
80% Asus ROG G751JY review
Source: Techradar English
Although the Asus G751 is a really big and expensive gaming laptop, and not even the best performer, it's a great machine to use. If you're going to spend hours gaming, using the G751 as a desktop replacement, you'll really appreciate the low fan noise and comfortable keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus ROG G751JY-DH72X
Source: PC Mag English
So how does the Asus ROG G751JY-DH72X end up on top? By beating the former Editors' Choice Origin EON17-SLX on price (the Asus rig is $700 less), better ergonomics, double the system memory, and much more storage (1.5TB vs. 990GB). The G751JY-DH72X is also a quarter-pound lighter than the EON17-SLX, has a more durable power adapter connector, and lasted almost two more hours on our battery rundown test. Sure, the Origin rig is ultimately a bit faster on games, but not always significantly so, and certainly not worth the extra $700 in the balance of features and performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/06/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

ASUS ROG G751JY Top Gaming mašina
Source: Itsvet HR→EN
The configuration is based on Core i7-4860HQ processor (2.4-3.6GHz), 32GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980m graphics with 4GB of dedicated memory, with a classic 1TB SATA hard disk or 256GB SSD, which is sufficient to obtain impressive results which means, that at this point, it is not possible to find a better gaming laptop.
Positive: Distinctive Horn design; excellent FHD IPS display; excellent performance; good sound.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/13/2015

Comment

Model: The Asus G751JY-DH72XA is typical gaming machine that looks the part and comes with performance packed. It will satisfy the most hard-core of gamers. At first glance, the dark grey laptop with brushed aluminium highlights on the cover sets the stage for an aggressive machine while the two red air vents at the rear totally seal the deal that we are dealing with a gaming device. Keyboard on the Asus G751JY-DH72X is very responsive with tile keys and red LED backlight.

The overall profile is kept fairly simple with strong lines and most of the I/O is to the right of the laptop. The stunning anti-glare 17.3 inch IPS display features an aspect ratio of 16:9 and FHD resolution. The Windows 8.1 laptop comes with an Intel Core i7 4860HQ quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz, 32 GB DDR3L SDRAM, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M GPU with 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM and a 1 TB HHD with 512GB SSD storage combination setup.

There is definitely no shortage of raw performance power here. Other features include a Blu-ray writer, card reader, HD webcam, 4 USB 3.0 ports, a Thunderbolt port, and various display ports. Audio quality is impressive with the built-in speakers and subwoofer powered by MaxxAudio. The Asus G751JY-DH72X comes with a 8-cell battery rated at 6000 mAh and the overall package weighs in at 4.8 kg.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M:

Fast high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M 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.  
4860HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.6 GHz. Offers an integrated Iris Pro Graphics 5200 GPU and a dual-channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
3.8 kg:

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.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


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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Stefan Hinum, 2015-02-26 (Update: 2015-02-26)