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ASUS Republic of Gamers G51JX-X3 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop (Blue)

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  • Intel Core i5-430M Processor 2.26 GHz with Turbo Boost Technology up to 2.53 GHz
  • 4GB DDR3 1066MHz RAM, 2 SODIMM Slots; 8GB Max
  • 500GB Hard Drive (7200 RPM); Super Multi Optical Disk Drive; Wi-Fi 802.11 bgn
  • 15.6" Full HD 1920x1080 LED LCD Display; NVidia GTS 360M Graphics Engine with 1GB DDR5 dedicated VRAM
  • Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) Operating System; Bluetooth; 2.0MP Webcam; Backlit Chiclet Keyboard
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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 37.1 x 26.2 x 4.1 cm ; 3.3 Kg
  • Shipping Weight: 5 Kg
  • Item model number: G51JX-X3
  • ASIN: B00361G0ZO
  • Date first available at Feb. 4 2010
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #200,272 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
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Product Description


Gain the Unfair Advantage

Now is the time to pulverize your competition. The Republic of Gamers (ROG) G51Jx-X3 notebook offers stutter-free visuals and sizzling performance that take gaming to the next level of realism. Featuring an Intel Core i5 processor, ASUS Dedicated Graphics Engine powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M graphics card, 4GB of DDR3 system memory, and an illuminated gaming keyboard, the G51Jx unleashes an array of features to tackle today’s most demanding games.

The G51Jx is specially designed for a better Windows 7 experience with exclusive time-saving utilities that get you to the battlefield faster than ever before. Take advantage of premium multimedia or master your favorite game with a vibrant 15.6-inch LED-backlit Full HD widescreen. The G51Jx does it all with theatre-like cinematics.

The most comprehensive notebook warranty package is icing on the cake:

  • One year global warranty
  • Thirty-days flawless display guarantee
  • Free two-way standard shipping
  • 24-hour tech support seven days a week

  • Plus ASUS Accidental Damage Protection: The ASUS G51Jx is also protected with a One Year Accidental Damage Warranty protecting the notebook from drops, fire, spills, and surge.**

    Stylish Design with Exceptional Multimedia Performance and Versatility

    Key Features

    • Blisteringly fast ASUS DGE powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M 1GB GDDR5 for unprecedented visual clarity and remarkable gaming performance
    • The new Intel Core i5-430M processor with Turbo Boost Technology for smart multitasking performance that adapts to your needs (Learn more)
    • Brilliant 15.6-inch Full HD LED-backlit widescreen for immersive cinematic experience with resolution up to 1920 x 1080 (Learn more)
    • ASUS Super Hybrid Engine that innovatively saves battery life and boosts performance
    • 4GB of DDR3 RAM for smooth computing with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
    • 64-bit Windows 7 Home Premium for a faster and more reliable operating system
    • 500GB 7,200RPM hard drives for fast, convenient storage and access to all your documents and entertainment
    • Wi-Fi networking (802.11 b/g & draft 2.4GHz n) with the Latest Bluetooth connectivity (v2.1)+EDR to game wherever you go
    • Integrated 2 megapixel webcam and Digital Array Mic for video chatting with your friends and family
    • Illuminated gaming keyboard with numeric keypad gives you complete control in any lighting environment
    • EAX Advanced HD Audio + CMSS Sound Effect with Altec Lansing speakers for premium gaming sound (Learn more)
    • ASUS Infusion Design casing technology for a resilient and unique look
    • Exclusive ASUS Express Gate enables ultra-fast boot so you can connect to the web in under 10 seconds
    • ASUS SmartLogon: facial recognition system detects your face and logs on automatically
    • Warranty: 1 year ASUS 360 global warranty and 1 year Accidental Damage Warranty with 30-day Flawless Display Guarantee

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    Uncompromised Performance for the Next-Gen Gamer

    Performance without Compromise The ROG G51Jx’s ASUS DGE, powered by the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M GPU with 1GB of GDDR5 VRAM, offers remarkable performance gains over previous generations. With the GeForce GTS 360M GPU, enhanced with NVIDIA PhysX technology, you’ll experience dynamic forces of nature, massively destructible environments, and hyper-realistic gameplay.

    The NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M GPU is built for performance and speed to provide premium power for even the most demanding mobile gamer. Unlock the power of its processor core with NVIDIA CUDA to get the most out of the visual capabilities and features built into Windows 7 and deliver incredible performance improvements over traditional CPUs.

    The G51Jx also features a fast 500GB 7,200RPM SATA hard drive to store your movies, games, and pictures while on-the-move. With a 7,200RPM hard drive you get quicker access speeds, and faster transfer rates than standard 5,400RPM hard drives so you wait less, and do more.

    Enjoy Vibrant Media

    Ergonomic With the portable ROG G51Jx notebook, you can bring the latest HD media to life wherever you go. Featuring a 15.6-inch Full HD widescreen (1920 x 1080) and NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology, enjoy an immersive experience with sharp images, smooth video transitions, and brilliant clarity.

    The G51Jx is complemented with Altec Lansing speakers and EAX Advanced HD 4.0 so you can hear every detail and enhanced acoustics. With many scenarios to choose from, the EAX Advanced HD 4.0 engine will render the environment your gaming character is in and bring you the most surreal gaming experience.

    Also loaded with CMSS-3D technology, audio channels will appear to come from above and around for a full surround sound experience. And with HDMI connectivity, the G51Jx doubles as your personal all-in-one media center.

    Aggressive Styling

    Super Hybrid Engine Strike fear in the hearts of your opponents with the clawed design of the ROG G51Jx.

    Its spacious illuminated gaming keyboard gives you the competitive advantage when others are fumbling for keys in the dark, and keeps you a step ahead of the game.

    The Republic of Gamers (ROG) is the leading brand in PC gaming innovation. Birthed from the finest ASUS products dedicated to our gamers across the world, ROG is now a signature for highly innovative, gamer-centric notebooks, video cards, and motherboards.

    Through extensive research and development, ROG products feature not only superior graphics, design, and performance but specialize in delivering unique features that optimize them for the highest level of gaming at the best value.

    Get Ready for the Next Generation of Intel Processors

    Intel Core i5 The G51Jx-X3 is one of the first notebooks to debut the new Intel Core i5 processor. With Turbo Boost Technology, the Core i5 mobile processor will automatically speed up to match your demands for multitasking and demanding applications. Plus, it features Intel Graphics Technology for an excellent HD video experience, and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology that intelligently enables its 2 cores for simultaneous 4-way multitasking.

    Along with the ASUS exclusive Power4 Gear to control system performance, the G51Jx-X3 masterfully optimizes the system performance for the task at hand. With a push of a button, you can select the power profile that matches your need.

    With Power4 Gear, you can even overclock the new Core i5 processor beyond its Turbo Boost limits and enjoy the latest blockbuster game titles.

    ASUS Makes Your Windows 7 Experience Better

    Fully Featured For Your Convenience Recently rated #1 in consumer reliability among Windows-based PCs by SquareTrade, and, ASUS gives you the peace of mind you deserve every time you start your G51Jx notebook.1

    ASUS worked extensively with Microsoft to develop time-saving features like FastBoot technology –reducing the time needed for startup and shutdown –and LocalMe –a GPS-like application. And, thanks to Windows 7’s enhanced power management, you can enjoy unplugged gaming longer.

    Windows 7 Home Premium makes it easy to create a home network to share all of your favorite photos, videos, and music, and watch, pause, rewind, and record TV.† Get the best entertainment experience with Windows 7 Home Premium.

    † Internet access required. Free TV content varies by geography. Some content may require additional fees.

    ASUS 360* -- 1 Year Global Warranty

    2 Years Global Warranty Included ASUS complimentary notebook care package.

    ASUS 360 offers a level of coverage that would add hundreds of dollars to the price of competing laptops:

    One year global warranty

    Thirty days flawless display guarantee

    Two way free standard shipping

    24/7 tech support

    ASUS ADW** -- 1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty**

    1 Year Accidental Damage Warranty Included Accidents happen. But when they happen to your ASUS notebook purchased in the US or Canada, you have extra protection. Whether your notebook is damaged by accidental spills, drops, electrical surges, or fire, ASUS will fix it or replace it for you during the first year after purchase.**

    Warranty covering accidental drops, spills, power surges, and fire damage

    One-way shipping (from ASUS to the user) at no additional cost

    24 hour toll-free phone support

    One incident covered per notebook

    What's in the Box

  • ROG G51Jx-X3
  • AC Adapter
  • 6 cell Battery Pack
  • Warranty Information Card

  • Specifications

  • Operating System: Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit)
  • Display: 15.6-inch Full HD LED-backlit Widescreen (1920 x 1080)
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-430M processor 2.26 GHz with Turbo Boost up to 2.53 GHz
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTS 360M 1GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Wireless: 802.11 b/g/n (draft 2.4GHz n) with Bluetooth v2.1 +EDR
  • LAN: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • Memory: 4GB DDR3-1066 RAM, 2 x SODIMM Sockets (up to 8GB)
  • Storage: 500GB 7,200RPM hard drive
  • Optical Drive: DVD Super Multi Double Layer Drive
  • Camera: 2.0 Megapixel
  • Speakers: Altec Lansing speakers
  • Microphone Digital Array Microphones
  • Card Reader: 1 x 8-in-1 card reader (MMC/SD/Mini-SD/XD/Memory stick/MS Pro/MS-Duo/MS-Pro Duo)
  • Input/Output: 1 x Mic-in, 1 x Headphone-out, 1 x VGA port/Mini D-Sub 15-pin for external monitor, 4 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x IEEE 1394 port, 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert, 1 x HDMI, 1 x eSATA, 1 x Express Card 34/54
  • Battery Pack: 6 cell
  • Dimensions: 14.8 x 10.4 x 1.4~1.6 inches (WxDxH)
  • Approximate Weight: 7.27 pounds (with 6 cell battery,1xHDD)
  • Color: Blue

  • 1Rated number 1 Windows-based PC maker in’s Service & Reliability Report 2009. Rate number 1 PC brand according to SquareTrade, the leading direct-to-consumer warranty company (for more information visit ).

    *For notebooks purchased on or after Sept. 10, 2007. The ASUS 360 Notebook Service Program and Accidental Damage Warranty covers “ASUS” brand notebooks only, and does NOT extend to: “Built on ASUS,” “ASMobile,” “Powered by ASUS,” the Eee PC, or some other models. These retailers are currently among the companies that do NOT participate in the ASUS 360 Notebook Service Program and Accidental Damage Warranty: Best Buy, MicroCenter, and The Source by CircuitCity in Canada. Limit of one claim per notebook for Accidental Damage Warranty. ASUS reserves the right to discontinue this program and to modify the terms and conditions thereof at any time. ASUS Accidental Damage Warranty Program starts from the date of your ASUS notebook purchase, when all the requirements are met.
    **One incident covered per notebook
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    8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By D. Clarke on March 3 2010
    Model Number: G51JX-X3
    This is a great computer - fast and powerful, inexpensive and a great free accidental damage warranty!

    Full HD screen, fast videocard, good processor.
    There's a rubberized palmrest which is a nice touch, and the bloatware is kept to a minimum (There are a lot of icons on the desktop, though). Fast (free) shipping! It starts fast, and has a huge hard drive.

    The first time you start the computer, it takes about 20 minutes to configure the desktop. Odd partitioning scheme, but not detrimental. The fast videocard is hot, idle around 68-72, under load it seems to want to stay at 88 (nvidia max is 105-110?). Leaves the palmrest a little hot.

    Other: Seems I got a defective unit, amazon returns are so quick and easy, I'm upping my rating of this to 5 due to customer service!
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Pun M. Chan on April 12 2010
    Model Number: G51JX-X3
    I purchased this laptop as a replacement for my desktop and yes it definitely qualifies as a good replacement since my desktop is about 3 years old. The seller for me was the fact the screen can display 1920x1080 and it had between a middle of the road to powerful graphics card, all packed into a 15.6" screen. So its portable enough that my shoulders won't give out after lugging it across the country. I use to own a 17.1" laptop and it was a boat anchor and try finding a notebook bag for a 17.1".. good luck!

    * Power for the price
    * Great graphics card
    * Glad to see 4 USB ports

    * Speakers are weak. I have used several IBM thinkpads and Lenovo business laptops even the lower end and they sound way better than the Asus speakers
    * As would any laptop its gets extremely hot especially when you attempt to game
    * I never bothered figuring out Asus's partitioning and recovery image, so I wiped it and started clean
    * Camera which I don't bother using, can't figure out why it doesn't work. None of the documentation that came shipped with it shows the how to get it working... but then again I hate reading manuals

    Overall: I would definitely recommend this laptop for people that do photography like to edit their pictures or a gamer, not that I'm a gamer.. ok I lie a light gamer.
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    1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Alexandre Sauvé on April 8 2010
    Model Number: G51JX-X3 Verified Purchase
    ->Really good looking laptop.
    ->Lots of different ports like eSata which can be very handy if you have another hard drive.
    ->Great performance for gaming, I tried supreme commander 2 and it really fluid, no lag.
    ->There was no drivers from Nvidia when I bought it but now they are out on the Nvidia website(Makes a difference in performance for the latest games).
    ->The battery life is ok, no complain or anything about it.
    ->Webcam has a good resolution for Windows live messenger and skype.
    ->Good processing speed.
    ->Not to big, not too small, really good balance between size, performance and price.

    ->Buyers of this product need to know that this laptop is a bit heavy, probably because of the video card and the 7200rpm hard drive.
    ->The screen is just a bit small for the 1080p but still good.
    ->Lots of stuff preinstalled on the laptop, I suggest you format it to get rid of all this(that's what I did).
    ->No windows 7 Home Edition DVD(Not suprised...)

    I'm really satisfied of this laptop, suits my needs of gaming, programming and mobility. It was not too expensive either. Worth buying if you're looking for a gaming laptop and don't want to put too much money on it.
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    By Shawn.O *Product Reviewer* TOP 500 REVIEWER on April 16 2014
    Model Number: G51JX-X3 Verified Purchase
    I originally purchased this laptop for College. But then realized I was going to move to another career. You can see my thoughts below.

    -Beautiful design
    -LED LCD 1080p screen
    -Backlit keyboard
    -Nice Speakers
    -Built in Webcam
    -Built in full numerical keypad
    -Full size keyboard

    -Very Heavy
    -Less than 1 hour battery life
    -Not thin
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    By Mihaio on April 29 2010
    Model Number: G51JX-X3 Verified Purchase
    I bought this laptop for games and multimedia as a replacement of a desktop that I could take with me in a trip. I appreciate very much the video side in general and the power management system. If not used in "high performance" mode, it runs cooler than many laptops I have tried. A little heavy, but I think it is inherent to gaming destination of this laptop. I recommend it as a good value.
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