42points

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

92points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

90points

Porsche Design Book One

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Comparison winner
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
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Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB vs Porsche Design Book One

Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One
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92
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90
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Why is Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB better than Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB & Porsche Design Book One?

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

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB & Porsche Design Book One?

  • Weight
    1.53kgvs2520,2000g
  • Has a CMOS sensor
  • Has a battery level indicator
  • Has a rechargeable battery
  • The browser has word wrap
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has FMA3
  • Has GPS navigation with turn-by-turn directions

Why is Porsche Design Book One better than Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB & Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1366 x 768,3000 x 2000px
  • Pixel density
    282ppivs100,267ppi
  • Thickness
    17.7mmvs31.9,23mm
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • GPU clock speed
    2000MHzvs650,300MHz
  • Uses a fanless design
  • Volume
    1579.19cm³vs3026.6081999999997,1664.832cm³

Top specs and features

Design

1.weight

2.52kg

1.53kg

2kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.thickness

31.9mm

23mm

17.7mm

Best

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

6.9mm

3.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.Has a flip and fold design
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

A flip and fold design allows you to fold the screen over the keyboard and transform the device into a tablet, without splitting the device into two pieces.

5.volume

3026.61cm³

1664.83cm³

1579.19cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

Display

1.resolution

1366 x 768px

3000 x 2000px

3840 x 2160px

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52S 15.6” UHD Intel Core i5-8350U 1.7GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

2.pixel density

100ppi

267ppi

282ppi

Best

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

540ppi

3.screen size

15.6"

13.5"

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
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixels
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

The device has an LCD display with 3 subpixels per pixel, resulting in sharp and crisp images. Pixels in some displays (like AMOLED) share one subpixel to preserve space. This can result in a less crisp, slightly blurred image.

6.has an LED-backlit display
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

16GB

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 64GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2133MHz

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
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4 x 2.3GHz

4 x 1.9GHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

2 x 2.7GHz

Best

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

12 x 2GHz

5.internal storage

750GB

1000GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

16GB

32GB (Intel Core i7-8650U)

16GB

The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.

Best

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" UHD Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 32GB RAM / 1TB SSD

64GB

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

2.USB 3.0 ports

2

2

1

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

3.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

4.Has WiFi
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

The device can connect to WiFi.

5.Has Bluetooth
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

6.has a HDMI output
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Battery

1. longer battery life

4h

17h

12h

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 sleep-and-charge USB ports
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

3.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

2.Has a stylus
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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.

3.has stereo speakers
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.has a front camera
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

5.number of microphones

1

2

1

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

Best

Lenovo Miix 520

4

6.Has an optical disc drive
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

Miscellaneous

1.Supports ECC memory
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.

For example

Lenovo ThinkPad P52 15.6" Intel Xeon E-2176M 2.7GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

2.has a CMOS sensor
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

4.Has RdRand
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

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

6.has a battery level indicator
Asus K55 15.6" Intel Core i7-3610QM 2.3GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 13.5" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Porsche Design Book One

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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