46points

Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB

86points

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

Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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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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Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Why is Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 2mm shorter
    254mmvs256mm

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB?

  • 8GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs8GB
  • 2x higher pixel density
    282.4ppivs141ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 1762GB more internal storage
    2512GBvs750GB
  • Uses flash storage
  • 295.5g lighter
    2.29kgvs2585.5g
  • 12% faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs4 x 2.5GHz

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Design

1.weight

2.59kg

2.29kg

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249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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

27.9mm

19.2mm

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4.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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.

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5.height

254mm

256mm

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17mm

6.volume

2717.71cm³

1867.78cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

141ppi

282.4ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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

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Performance

1.RAM

8GB

16GB

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64GB

2.RAM speed

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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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

4 x 2.5GHz

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

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12 x 2GHz

5.CPU threads

8

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

More threads result in faster performance and better multitasking.

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12

6.internal storage

750GB

2512GB

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4000GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

3

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.

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2.Has WiFi
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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.Has USB Type-C
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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.

4.Has Bluetooth
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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.HDMI ports

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

6.Bluetooth version

4

4.2

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5

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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

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5.Has an optical disc drive
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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.

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has NX bit
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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
Asus ROG G550JK 15.6" Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5GHz / 8GB / 750GB
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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