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Asus N550JK-CN113H

Specifications

Asus N550JK-CN113HNotebook: Asus N550JK-CN113H (N550 Series)
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920x1080 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.7kg
Average Score: 100% - very good
Average of 1 scores (from 5 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus N550JK-CN113H

100% Asus N550JK
Source: Digital Versus English
The N550JK hails from Asus' N Series, a range of entertainment-oriented laptops that claims 'unparalleled' sound quality and 'striking' displays. The Asus N550JK is an outstanding, versatile laptop. Only the most demanding gamers should find fault with it. Tech-savvy users might want to replace the HDD with an SSD to boost the performance even further and get the absolute most out of this stellar PC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2014
Rating: Total score: 100%

Foreign Reviews

Asus N550JK – test Niepozorny, ale solidny laptop do pracy i rozrywki
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Very good workmanship; high-performance; very good display; woofer included; good keyboard. Negative: Poor cooling system; expensive.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/29/2014
Мультимедийный ноутбук Asus N550JK
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: High quality screen; low noise; good touch and keyboard; great sound system. Negative: Slow speed HDD.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/13/2014
ASUS N550JK – «новый старый» игрок на рынке лэптопов
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Impeccable sound system; comfortable backlit keyboard; powerful performance; excellent viewing angles of the display. Negative: Battery should be better; hot under load.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/08/2014
Recenze: ASUS N550Jk - dobrý výkon a skvělý obraz i zvuk v multimediálním provedení
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2014

Comment

Model:

The Asus N series always oozes class; entertainment laptops that pride on excellent sound quality and stunning display. The Asus N550JK –CN113H is no exception with its awesome built quality and sleek lines. Finished in silver color, the aluminium built laptop is practically a work of art but with familiarity written all over.

The Microsoft Windows 8.1 laptop comes with a 15.6” 16:9 1920 X 1080 pixels HD 1080p matte display that certainly delivers sharp and vivid images. The processor is an Intel Core i7 4700HQ clocked at 2.4 GHz with maximum turbo frequency of 3.4 GHz, 16 GB DDR3 RAM 1600 and 256 GB hard drive size. There is an Nvidia GeForce GTX850M with 2 GB memory graphic processor packed into the hardware which makes it more than capable for gaming and graphic intensive applications.

The Asus N550JK-CN113H comes equipped with a Blu-ray drive, 3 USB 3.0 ports and all other standard features expected from modern high-end laptops. The battery is a lithium cell that lasts around 4 hours and is one area that could have seen improvement. Weighing in at just 2.7 kg, the laptop is not too heavy to carry around. In conclusion, the Asus N550JK-CN113H certainly will perform well while maintaining its good looks. 

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.


2.7 kg: This notebook is lighter than the average of all notebooks. It is too heavy for sub-notebooks. 14 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


100%: This notebook model is regarded by the reviewers to be exceptionally good. There hardly exist laptops, which are rated so good. If this rating can be taken seriously, this is a clear recommendation for purchase.


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

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-11 (Update: 2014-06-11)