ASUS ROG GL551 (GL551JW-DS71)
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S (93)

ASUS ROG GL551 (GL551JW-DS71) vs Lenovo IdeaPad 710S (93)

Comparison summary

For performance ASUS ROG GL551 has a lot better processor. It also has more memory.

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S is cheaper.

The laptops have different operating systems, ROG GL551 has Windows 8.1 and IdeaPad 710S has Windows 10.

ROG GL551 has a bigger screen. For portability IdeaPad 710S is lighter. It's also thinner and smaller in size.

They have different storage types, ROG GL551 has an 1000gb HDD and IdeaPad 710S has an 250gb SSD.

ASUS ROG GL551 (GL551JW-DS71)
Lenovo IdeaPad 710S (93)

ASUS ROG GL551 (GL551JW-DS71)

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S (93)

Compare specifications

ASUS ROG GL551 (GL551JW-DS71)Lenovo IdeaPad 710S (93)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-4720HQIntel Core i7-6560U
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
16gb8gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 960M-
Screen size
15.6″13.3″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)
Weight
6 lbs (2.72 kg)2.4 lbs (1.09 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
17.4 x 12.8 x 3.8 inches12.09 x 8.42 x 0.55 inches
(44.2 x 32.51 x 9.65 cm)(30.71 x 21.39 x 1.4 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 8.1Windows 10
Hard drives
1000gb HDD250gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,099.00$869.78
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,600.99$869.31
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$750.00$799.99
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Amazon.com description

ASUS ROG GL551 Series GL551JW-DS71 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop 4th Generation (Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.60 GHz, 16 GB Memory, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M 2 GB Windows 8.1 64-Bit), Black

Intel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHz Processor

16 GB DDR3 RAM; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M

1TB HDD Storage; DL DVD±RW/CD-RW

15.6 inches 1920*1080 pixels LED-lit Screen

Windows 8.1 Operating System; Red/Black Chassis

Lenovo IdeaPad 710S 13.3" Ultrabook: Core i7-6560U, 256GB SSD, 8GB RAM, Full HD 1080p Display

The super-thin, super light IdeaPad 710S is just 2.6 lbs and .55" thin for ultra-portability. It delivers true surround sound, ultrafast WiFi, and is equipped with a high-speed PCIe solid-state drive - perfect for your always-on world.

Intel Core i7-6560U Processor (3.2GHz Turbo, 2.2GHz Base)

13.3" Full HD (1920x1080) IPS Infinity Edge Display

256GB Solid State Drive

8GB RAM / Backlit Keyboard

Windows 10 / Wifi AC / Bluetooth