51points

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"

48points

Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB

86points

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Comparison winner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" vs Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Why is Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" better than Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Weight
    1.35kgvs2721.6,2290g
  • Thickness
    17.2mmvs30.5,19.2mm
  • Height
    227mmvs254,256mm
  • Has a MagSafe power adapter
  • Volume
    1269.32cm³vs2951.607,1867.776cm³
  • Width
    325.1mmvs381,380mm

Why is Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" & Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13" & Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB?

  • RAM
    16GBvs8,12GB
  • Pixel density
    282.4ppivs127,141ppi
  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1440 x 900,1920 x 1080px
  • RAM speed
    2400MHzvs1600,1600MHz
  • Internal storage
    2512GBvs512,1000GB
  • CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 2.2,4 x 2.5GHz
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Bluetooth version
    4.2vs4,4

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Design

1.weight

1.35kg

2.72kg

2.29kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
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Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The keyboard is backlit, making it easier to type in the dark or dim lighting.

3.thickness

17.2mm

30.5mm

19.2mm

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6.9mm

4.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

You can detach the keyboard of your device and use the screen as a tablet. Detaching the keyboard makes the device lighter and gives you the possibility to switch easily between laptop-mode and tablet-mode. The keyboard is included when buying the device.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.height

227mm

254mm

256mm

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17mm

6.volume

1269.32cm³

2951.61cm³

1867.78cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

127ppi

141ppi

282.4ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1440 x 900px

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

15.6"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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4.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The device has a display with three full subpixels per pixel, resulting in a sharp and crisp picture. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

For example

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

12GB

16GB

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MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Flash-based storage devices such as SSDs have no mechanical components. Due to this they are typically faster, run silently, and are more shock resistant than traditional HDDs.

4.CPU speed

2 x 2.2GHz

4 x 2.5GHz

4 x 2.8GHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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12 x 2GHz

5.CPU threads

4

8

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

12

6.internal storage

512GB

1000GB

2512GB

Best

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4000GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

4

2

More USB 3.0 ports allow you to connect more devices to your computer that support USB 3.0. USB 3.0 is an improved version of USB 2.0 which offers faster transfer rates.

Best

MSI WT72 6QN 17.3" Intel Xeon E3-1505M v5 2.8GHz / 64GB / 1TB

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2.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.HDMI ports

0

1

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

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2

4.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.

5.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.

6.RJ45 ports

0

1

1

RJ-45 ports are used for LAN (Local Area Network) connections. With more ports you can achieve increased bandwidth across a LAN, or connect to multiple networks. It also has the added benefit of not losing connection to the network if one fails.

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2

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The MagSafe power adapter uses a power connector that is attached magnetically. When pulled or tugged, the connector will come out of the socket safely.

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Sleep-and-charge USB ports can charge electronic devices when the laptop is in sleep mode, hibernate mode, or even switched off.

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

A front camera, also called secondary camera, can be used for video chats/selfies.

3.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

A stylus is a pen-like accessory that allows you to interact with the touchscreen with greater precision, and is particularly useful for drawing and writing.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has GPS
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.number of microphones

2

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Many of Intel's processors use hyperthreading, which means that each core of the processor can work on two threads at once instead of most processors which work on a single thread per core. This means you can have significant performance gains in certain applications.

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Dynamic frequency scaling is a technology that allows the processor to conserve power and reduce noise when it is under a light load.

4.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

An advanced transistor technology developed by Intel that allows lower power consumption and higher speeds.

5.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

MMX is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

6.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Air (2015) 13"
Asus ROG G56JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 12GB / 1TB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

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