Taiwanese manufacturer Asus has already made its name for itself on the gaming laptops market, thanks to an impressive line-up of aggressively-looking models, basically screaming “power” from all pores. Today we’re focusing on one of them, the Asus Republic of Gamers G751JL-BSI7T28, which turned out to be a popular choice between gaming fans and not only.
Even though there are devices powered by the 6th generation now, the 4th Gen Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor, with four cores, can reach a clock speed of up to 3.6 GHz, thanks to the Intel Turbo Boost technology.
The processor is aided by 8 GB of RAM, providing enough bandwidth for you to run demanding applications and, of course, the latest games. Still, if you feel the need for even more, tha laptop offers you the possibility of expanding the RAM to up to 32 GB. It also has a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M graphics card, with 2 GB of dedicated memory, fueling gameplay at high resolutions.
Moving on, the Asus Republic of Gamers G751JL-BSI7T28 comes with a 1 TB hard disk drive, providing just enough space for your collection of games, music and high quality movies. Also, if you feel the need of transferring files on various supports, you have various options. One of them is the SuperMulti DVD/CD burner, able to read and write a wide variety of formats, like DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW, CD-R/RW, DVD-RAM and double-layer DVD.
It also comes with four USB 3.0 ports, so you can connect peripherals, like a gaming mouse, an HDMI 1.4 output, so you can expand your viewing options, and a Thunderbolt port, if you want to connect advanced monitors and external drives.
In terms of connectivity, besides the wireless module and 10/100/1000 Mbps Fast Ethernet LAN, the laptop features a Bluetooth 4.0 interface, so you can sync it with smartphones, tablets or other compatible devices.
The display of the Asus Republic of Gamers G751JL-BSI7T28 is a 17.2″ LED-backlit touch screen panel, with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It’s using the IPS technology, so you can enjoy wide viewing angles.
The sound system is represented by 2 built-in speakers and a built-in subwoofer, so you can enjoy a high end sound quality.
Design-wise, we’re looking at a laptop that ignored the idea of “compact”, in order to make sure that the gaming experience is top notch. It has an intelligent thermal system, with dual fans, so it can avoid overheating. Also, the full illuminated keyboard is great for when you want to enjoy a game in a dark or dim environment. Considering all these, the fact that it measures 1.69″ in thickness and weighs 8.38 pounds doesn’t come as a surprise.
The Asus Republic of Gamers G751JL-BSI7T28 is available for $1335.99, with a pre-installed copy of Windows 8.1 64-bit, upgradable to Windows 10. It’s not cheap, but in the end, if you want quality and a lot of processing power, you need to pay for it.