40points

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB

78points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Why is Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Has RdRand
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Has a VGA connector

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 41% higher pixel density
    141ppivs100ppi
  • 1.98x higher resolution
    1920 x 1080pxvs1366 x 768px
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 12.5h longer battery life
    16.5hvs4h
  • 250GB more internal storage
    1000GBvs750GB
  • Uses flash storage
  • 1.43kg lighter
    1.09kgvs2520g

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Design

1.weight

2.52kg

1.09kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.thickness

31.9mm

17.8mm

Best

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6.9mm

4.height

251mm

228.6mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

3026.61cm³

1457.14cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Display

1.pixel density

100ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1366 x 768px

1920 x 1080px

Best

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

3840 x 2160px

3.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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.

4.screen size

15.6"

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"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad T480 14" Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2400MHz

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
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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 threads

8

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

5.internal storage

750GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU speed

4 x 2.3GHz

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

2

3

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 WiFi
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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 Bluetooth
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.RJ45 ports

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.

Best

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

2

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Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

16.5h

The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

Best

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

2.has a front camera
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.has GPS
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has an optical disc drive
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

5.has stereo speakers
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.number of microphones

1

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

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Miscellaneous

1.L2 core

0.25MB/core (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

0.25MB/core (Intel Core i7-8550U)

More data can be stored in the L2 cache for access by each core of the CPU.

Best

Toshiba Satellite L850D 15.6" AMD A10-4600M 2.3GHz / 4GB / 1TB

1MB/core

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

It is easier to obtain better performance when using virtualization if it is hardware-assisted.

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

4.SSE version

4.2 (Intel Core i7-3610QM)

4.2 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

SSE is used to speed up multimedia tasks such as editing an image or adjusting audio volume. Each new version contains new instructions and improvements.

Best

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

4.2

5.Has RdRand
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

6.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

This allows very fast video transcoding times, for example when ripping a DVD or Blu-ray to your computer.

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