• CPU: Intel Core i7-4720HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR3, 1600MHz
  • Weight: 2.60 kg (5.7 lbs)


  • Low price
  • Comfortable keyboard
  • Relatively good IPS panel
  • Good cooling system
  • M.2 SATA slot


  • Screen flickering from 0 to 99% brightness
  • Poor build quality
  • Bad touchpad quality
  • Unsatisfying battery life even for a gaming notebook
  • Bulkier and heavier than expected

ASUS GL552JX - Specs

CPU Performance #48
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-4720HQ
  • Intel Core i7-4700MQ
  • Intel Core i7-4700HQ
GPU Performance #80
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M1000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)
  • NVIDIA Quadro M620 (2GB GDDR5) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (4GB DDR3) 0.1%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
Samsung 156HL01-102
Color accuracy 5.82
1TB HDD, 7200 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 SATA III (M key)
8GB DDR3, 1600MHz
4-cell, 3200 mAh, Li-Polymer
Body material
385 x 255 x 32 mm (15.16" x 10.04" x 1.26")
2.60 kg (5.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 1
  • VGA 1
  • Card reader SD, MMC, MS
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 2x 3.5 mm jacks for headset and external microphone
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Microphone Analog microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive DVD burner
  • Security Lock slot


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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080 , IPS

Name Samsung 156HL01-102
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 344 cd/m2
sRGB 94%
PWM frequency 200 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 982:1
dE Color Checker 5.82
PWM Rating 1.0: (harmful)


ASUS GL552JX in-depth review

Republic of Gamers is a renown gaming notebook lineup from ASUS offering high-quality machines made to be abused with hardware-hungry games. They all share a similar aggressive, yet attractive design signature, but all of this comes with a relatively high price tag. Though, this is not the case here. We are going to review the GL552 gaming laptop which is for those of you not willing to empty their wallet for a gaming machine, but would like to keep the feeling of a Republic of Gamers notebook i[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-4720HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M (2GB DDR3)

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