65points

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB

43points

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Comparison winner
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB
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Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB vs Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB
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43
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB better than Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB?

  • 940g lighter
    1.58kgvs2520g
  • Uses flash storage
  • 13.9mm thinner
    18mmvs31.9mm
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has an IPS screen
  • Has a anti-reflection coating

Why is Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB better than Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB?

  • 238GB more internal storage
    750GBvs512GB
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • 1.72x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.5GHzvs2 x 2.9GHz
  • 17.29% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.3"
  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
    1vs0
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has AVX
  • Has F16C

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.52kg

Best

Toshiba Satellite C70 17.3" Intel Core i3-3120M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

249.5g

2.thickness

18mm

31.9mm

Best

Huawei MateBook E 12" Intel Core i5-7Y54 1.2GHz / 8GB / 512GB

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

For example

Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9" FHD Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 12GB RAM / 512GB SSD

5.volume

1237.79cm³

3026.61cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

1366 x 768px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

227ppi

100ppi

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 14" Intel Core i5 5300U 2.3GHz / 4GB / 512GB

540ppi

3.screen size

13.3"

15.6"

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

Best

MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

4.has a touch screen
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

4GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1866MHz

1600MHz

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

Best

Asus ROG GX800VH 18" Intel Core i7 7820HK 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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 2.9GHz

4 x 2.5GHz

Best

Eurocom Panther 5SE 17.3" Intel Xeon E5-2620 2GHz / 16GB / 1TB

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

512GB

750GB

Best

Apple MacBook Pro (2018) 15" Touch Bar & Touch ID / Intel Core i9 2.9GHz / 32GB RAM / 4TB SSD

4000GB

6.CPU threads

4

8

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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

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

6

2.Has USB Type-C
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.HDMI ports

1

1

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

Best

Origin EON17-X 17.3" Intel Core i7-4790K 4GHz / 16GB / 1TB

2

5.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

6.RJ45 ports

0

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.

Best

Dell Latitude 7285 12.3" Intel Core i5-7Y57 1.20GHz / 16GB / 256GB SSD

2

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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 Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

2.Has a stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.number of microphones

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

Miscellaneous

1.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

3.Has dynamic frequency scaling
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

4.Uses hyperthreading technology
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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.

5.Has integrated graphics
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

6.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2015) 13" Intel Core i5 2.9Ghz / 8GB / 512GB
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i5-3210M 2.5GHz / 4GB / 750GB

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

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