Asus ROG G751JY with GeForce GTX 980M Now Available – See Features, Specs, Price and Where to Buy

Published on October 13th, 2014 | by Peter Paul

The Asus ROG G751JY is the latest gaming laptop from the company powered by the latest and most powerful discrete graphics processor as of today, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M. It also powered by a Quad Core Intel Core i7 Haswell processor with exclusive ASUS TurboMaster GPU-overclocking technology to deliver gaming desktop levels of performance. Aesthetically speaking, it features a classic stealthy F-22 Raptor-inspired design with some modification that will separate it from the previous generations. There are dual fans with copper heat sinks that keep temperatures low for guaranteed stability. Check out the rest of its features, specifications, prices and where you can buy below.

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Asus ROG G751JY Review

Asus ROG G751JY Features

Gaming desktop levels of performance
The Asus ROG G751JY is powered by up to Intel Core i7 processors for the smooth, powerful performance required to drive today’s fast-paced games. G751JY also features the latest enthusiast-grade NVIDIA GeForce GTX970M/980M for sharp, vivid visuals. All that performance is enhanced by ASUS TurboMaster technology, which comprises the ROG-exclusive GPU Tweak software and upgraded hardware components, to support real-time GPU overclocking for a performance boost of up to 5%.

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Silent and efficient thermal design
The Asus ROG G751JY has an intelligent, near-silent cooling system consisting of dual independent fans and copper heatsinks. This upgraded design delivers exceptional thermal efficiency to ensure system stability, keeping CPU and GPU temperatures low even under overclocking conditions. Three heat pipes lead directly to the GPU to draw heat towards the fan, with hot air being blown out through the rear vents of the G751. The rear vents direct the exhaust away from the user, and play a key part in the efficient and effective thermal design of the G751.

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Vivid gaming visuals and optimized online play
The ROG G751JY has a matte, anti-glare Full HD IPS display with wide 178-degree viewing angles for minimal color shift even when viewed from extreme angles. G751 supports external 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) displays too, with Trinity Display technology giving users a total of four displays (notebook display and three external displays) to work on simultaneously through HDMI 1.4, mini DisplayPort, and VGA output ports. This arrangement is ideal for multi-screen gaming, movie watching, or multi-tasking.

The Asus G751JY also has GameFirst III which optimizes networks to give users lag-free gameplay. It prioritizes game packets and allocates more bandwidth for smooth, lag-free gaming. It features four preset packet-priority modes, and manual settings for users who want total control over their network. The built-in Network Monitor tool even lets users manage network traffic and test connection speeds.

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Gamer-centric design and features
The Asus ROG G751JY retains the classic stealthy F-22 Raptor-inspired lines found on previous G Series iterations; and sports an aluminum finish and illuminated ROG logo.

It has dedicated keys for instant Steam access and one-click gameplay recording. The ASUS ROG Macro Key can be programmed with up to three commands for complex in-game multi-key actions, launching applications, or loading up a specific website with one keystroke.

The seamless one-piece chiclet keyboard is ergonomically-angled for user comfort, making it ideal for marathon gaming sessions. Keys have an adjustable backlight that glows red in dark environments, and there are even specially-marked WASD cursor keys.

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Asus ROG G751JY Specifications

ProcessorIntel® Core™ i7 4860HQ /4710HQ Processor
Operating SystemWindows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1
ChipsetIntel® HM87 Express Chipset
Memoryup to 32GB DDR3L MHz SDRAM
Display17.3" 16:9 IPS FHD (1920x1080) anti-glare
Graphics ProcessorNVIDIA® GeForce® GTX980M with 4GB GDDR5
Storage OptionsNGFF PCIe 512 GB/256 GB SSD (for G751JY only)
2.5in SATA 2TB(5400 rpm)
2.5in SATA 1TB (7200 rpm)
2.5in SATA 1TB (5400 rpm, w/8GB SSD, SSH)
2.5in SATA 256GB/128GB SSD
Dual HDD Support
Optical DriveBlu-Ray DVD Combo / Super-Multi DVD / Blue-ray Writer
Card Reader2 -in-1 card reader ( SD/ MMC)
CameraHD Web Camera
NetworkingIntegrated 802.11a/b/g/n/ac
Built-in Bluetooth™ V4.0
10/100/1000/Gigabits Base T
Interface1x Microphone-in jack
2x Headphone-out jack (SPDIF)
1x VGA port/Mini D-sub 15-pin for external monitor
4x USB 3.0 port(s)
1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1x HDMI
1x Thunderbolt port
1x SD card reader
1x AC adapter plug
AudioBuilt-in Speakers And Digital Array Microphone
Built-in subwoofer
MaxxAudio support
Battery8Cells 6000 mAh
Power AdapterOutput :
19.5 V DC, 9.23 A, 230 W
Input :
100 -240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
3/ 2 pin compact power supply system
Dimensions416 x 318 x 20 ~53 mm (WxDxH) (w/ 8cell battery)
Weight4.8 kg (with 8 cell battery)

Asus ROG G751JY Benchmarks

Asus ROG G751JY 3DMark Fire Strike Benchmark

Price and Where to Buy

There are two models of Asus G751 that are available as of today, the Asus ROG G751JY-DH71 and G751JY-DH72X. Below are their respective prices and where to buy:

ASUS ROG G751JY-DH71
Processor: Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz (Turbo up to 3.5GHz)
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 4GB
Memory: 24GB DDR3
Storage: 1TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 256 GB Solid-State Drive (PCIEG2)
Features: 17.3-inch Full HD IPS screen, Windows 8.1, Blu-ray Writer
Where to buy: see best price here

ASUS ROG G751JY-DH72X
Processor: Intel Core i7-4860HQ 2.4GHz (Turbo up to 3.6GHz)
Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M 4GB
Memory: 32GB DDR3
Storage: 1TB 7200 rpm Hard Drive, 512 GB Solid-State Drive (PCIEG2)
Features: 17.3-inch Full HD IPS screen, Windows 8.1, Blu-ray Writer
Where to buy: see best price here

Both models include 1 year warranty with 1 year accidental damage protection with 30 days Zero Bright Dot guarantee.

For UK customers, the models Asus G751JY-DH71, Asus G751JY-DH71-HID1 and Asus G751JY-DH72X are available on Amazon UK here.

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