Take your gaming skills to the next level with this 15.6-inch Asus laptop. Its fast Intel Core i7 processor and 8GB of RAM run PC games smoothly, and its NVIDIA graphics card provides a 60% performance increase over previous generation GPUs. This Asus laptop has a 750GB hard drive for plenty of long-term file storage.
ROG G550JK provides all the necessary tools to raise your mastery of the game to the next level. Engineered with an Intel® Core i7 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 850M graphics, and Windows 8, Strix G550JK equips you to control the competition. So gear up, stake your ground, and get ready to win!
Quad-Core 4th-Gen Haswell Intel Core i7 Performance
The G550JK houses a powerful yet low voltage Intel Core i7-4710HQ processor. Its quad cores can run at 2.5 GHz. It can also be overclocked up to 3.5 GHz, thanks to Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 technology. The quad cores can also be pushed to 8 virtual threads for added performance. The 8GB of DDR3L RAM memory ensures that programs and games open quickly so you can jump right into the fray with minimum loading times. Multitasking runs smoothly for when you have to take a break from competitive multiplayer in order to check email, browse the Internet, and more.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M Graphics
Housing the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M graphics card with 2GB of DDR3 discrete memory, the G550JK is definitely gamer-grade and enthusiast-approved. With DirectX 11.1 compatibility, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M provides all the power needed to make PC games look and perform great. With a 60% performance increase over the previous generation GPUs, the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M GPU supports enhanced anti-aliasing to sharpen textures. Frame rates can improve without compromising performance.
15.6" Full HD Matte Display
Having a high-end graphics card doesn't mean much if the display isn't up to par. Fortunately, the G550Jk provides a high-definition 15.6" widescreen display. The display features a matte finish in order to combat glare. The screen has a 16:9 aspect ratio and a 1920 x 1080 native resolution. This means that the display can play Full HD 1080p content without upscaling or letterboxing. You can also output to a HDTV via the HDMI port.
ASUS TurboMaster GPU Overclocking Technology
The G550JK can utilize ASUS TurboMaster GPU overclocking technology, which supports a 5% performance boost for enhanced speed and multitasking.
With built-in stereo speakers and ROG AudioWizard, the G550JK delivers precise pitch and low-end bass for a powerful audio experience. If you want to have a more immersive experience, you can plug in a compatible headset into the 3.5 mm headphone jack. Some headsets will also require you to plug into the 3.5 mm microphone jack if you want to use the microphone on your headset for voice chat.
High Velocity Networking
Online gaming requires a fast and consistent Internet connection. Lag and other latency issues will make multiplayer games unplayable. That's why the G550JK works with 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks. If you absolutely need a stable connection, you can use the 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet RJ-45 LAN jack for reliable Internet access. There's also Bluetooth 4.0 support so you can use a Bluetooth-compatible devices, such as a wireless mouse.
ASUS WebStorage means your personal stuff is always with you on any Internet-connected device. Keep files in sync automatically so you can share photos and video online with family and friends or stream music and movies wirelessly. The G550JK comes with 32GB of free WebStorage for 3 years and you can add more at any time.