64points

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB

90points

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

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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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 Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
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90
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Why is Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • 710g lighter
    1.58kgvs2290g
  • 4.3mm thinner
    14.9mmvs19.2mm
  • 48.47% less body volume
    962.4cm³vs1867.776cm³
  • 43.6mm shorter
    212.4mmvs256mm
  • 75.9mm narrower
    304.1mmvs380mm
  • 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 Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2.02x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs2560 x 1600px
  • 24.41% higher pixel density
    282.4ppivs227ppi
  • 267MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs2133MHz
  • 2256GB more internal storage
    2512GBvs256GB
  • 1.81x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 3.1GHz
  • 17.29% bigger screen size
    15.6"vs13.3"
  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    2vs0

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

1.58kg

2.29kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

14.9mm

19.2mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

4.Uses a fanless design
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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.

5.volume

962.4cm³

1867.78cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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

Display

1.resolution

2560 x 1600px

3840 x 2160px

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

282.4ppi

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 (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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

5.has an LED-backlit display
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

6.every pixel has three subpixels
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2133MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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 (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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 3.1GHz

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

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

256GB

2512GB

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 (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

Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

0

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 (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

3.Has Bluetooth
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

4.Has WiFi
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

5.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

6.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

Best

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

5

Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

For example

Apple MacBook Air (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.8GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

2.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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 stylus
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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

3.has a front camera
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

4.has stereo speakers
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

5.has GPS
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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

6.Has an optical disc drive
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

An optical disc drive (ODD) allows you to use CDs and DVDs for reading and/or writing data.

For example

Acer Aspire 5 17.3" Intel Core i3-6006U 2GHz / 8GB / 1TB HDD

Miscellaneous

1.Has NX bit
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

2.Has FMA3
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

4.Has MMX
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

5.Has AVX
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

6.Has F16C
Apple MacBook Pro (2016) 13" with Touch Bar and Touch ID / Intel Core i5 3.1GHz / 8GB / 256GB
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.

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