Excerpt: I'm just starting to use this new PC. The hard drive that comes with it is too slow so I'm putting a SSD drive and more ram in to it. I have a N series ASUS already so I had no concerns with purchasing another product from them.
Pros: Brand, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Powerful, Price, Speed
Summary: I bought this laptop because I wanted a powerful multimedia machine - without resorting to buying an ugly gaming behometh. I could care less about ROG or having alients and insighnia on my machine. I just want something that is sleeker and nicer than the company issue. If I had to guess, I would say that this laptop had a 17" monitor. It's big, heavy, and beautiful. The trackpad has no buttons, so it's super quiet. The touch screen is a nice novelty.
Overview, comparison with the Lenovo y50, and my verrryyy long experience of buying this laptop
4 weeks ago
Summary: Overview: Pros: - very good combination of hardware for the price - very smooth and fast when running applications that don't require too much CPU/GPU power - IPS touchscreen display is very nice, accurate color representation from almost any angle - GTX 850M runs decently fast for programs like Premiere Pro and After Effects - keyboard is very responsive and easy to type on - the back lighting on the keyboard is pretty cool I really like it!
Summary: Ok, so after a month of using the laptop I would say, it, probably, fullfilled all y expactations. The screen is great, colors are vivd. Performance as expected. Watchdogs - FullHD res, all graph on max - no problems, same for NFS Rivals. Sound is great for the Laptop. Have been comparing with Altec Lansing Orbit mono speaker - Laptop is better - delivering HD sound very good frequency balance and good pre-installed app for sound adjustment.
Excerpt: This laptop has performed great so far. It stays nice and cool, which is a plus compared to many other laptops we have had and the battery lasts between 4 and 5 hours. The touch screen has worked well and not caused any problems, although if working in the desktop of Windows 8.1 some things are just to small to use your finger for so a combination of the mouse and touch screen works better. Everything on the start menu is made for touch screen so it work great.
Pros: Dual Cooling Fans, Fast, Great Value, Powerful
Excerpt: I bought this machine for software development so it needed to be a bit of a beast from a power perspective in order to handle platform virtualization and Visual Studio 2013. To be clear, it is a portable workstation in all but name and price. As others have noted here and elsewhere, dropping in a Samsung 840 EVO SSD, while not mandatory, removes the one drag on this system's performance for those who hate to wait for anything.
Pros: 80211ac Wifi, Easy To Set Up, Easy To Use, Fast, Great keyboard, Powerful, Pretty, Sturdy Metal Case, Terrific Screen
Cons: Schleppable But Not Light, Sound Is Good Not Great, Very Little Not To Like
Summary: Came quickly and worked as was advertised. The hdd is large and is fast enough for my internet surfing, writing, and gaming needs. The graphics card is more than capable of playing games like Starwars the Old Republic, Supreme Commander2 and Path of Exile on highest settings without any noticeable glitches or stutters. It generates an acceptable amount of heat in my only 2 or 3 hours game times.
Summary: I have been using my ASUS N550JK for over a month now and I'm delighted by its blazing performance. The display is crisp and vibrant, the processor is a powerhorse capable of handling everyday tasks with ease, the graphic card makes sure all games run flawlessly (I'm no pro gamer), the speakers (coupled with the mini-woofer) are a racket and the hard disk (at 5400 rpm) copes up with data transfers fairly well.