Asus G Series G51JX-A1, -X1, -X3, -3D Gaming Laptop Overview

Asus G51JX-A1The Asus G Series G51JX is Asustek’s 15.6″ gaming laptop which has been refreshed recently to include the new Core i5 processor.

Currently there are four G51JX models offered: the G51JX-A1 with the Intel Core i7-720QM quad-core CPU and 6GB of DDR3 memory; the G51JX-X1 with the same CPU and 4GB RAM; the G51JX-X3 with the dual-core Core i5-430M and also 4GB memory; and the G51JX-3D which comes with NVIDIA’s 3D Vision technology and active shutter glasses for three-dimensional gaming, the i7-720QM, and 6GB RAM.

The notebooks feature the Nvidia GeForce GTS360M 1GB dedicated video card, full HD 1920×1080-pixel LED-backlit displays except the G51JX-3D’s 1366×768 screen, 500GB of hard disk space, and a DVD writer.

Asustek’s G51JX also includes a 2MP web camera, stereo speakers, 802.11n WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Bluetooth, four USB ports, an eSATA port, an ExpressCard slot, an 8-in-1 media card reader, Firewire, and VGA and HDMI outputs.

The laptop weighs around 7.3 pounds with the standard 6-cell battery and run Windows 7 Home Premium OS.

The A1 and 3D models come with a backpack and mouse, which are not included with the X1 and X3.

The Asus G51JX-A1 and G51JX-X1 are available through Newegg.com for $1,425 and $1,200, respectively, while the G51JX-X3 and 3D are available for $1,080 and $1,652.

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