45points

Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB

88points

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

Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB vs Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

Why is Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • 587g lighter
    1.7kgvs2290g
  • 5.8mm thinner
    13.4mmvs19.2mm
  • 62.22mm shorter
    193.78mmvs256mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • 57.61% less body volume
    791.77cm³vs1867.776cm³
  • Has a detachable keyboard
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Has RdRand

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB?

  • 12GB more RAM memory
    16GBvs4GB
  • 49.42% higher pixel density
    282.4ppivs189ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 800MHz higher ram speed
    2400MHzvs1600MHz
  • 2012GB more internal storage
    2512GBvs500GB
  • 4 more CPU threads
    8vs4
  • Uses flash storage
  • 3.11x faster CPU speed
    4 x 2.8GHzvs2 x 1.8GHz

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Design

1.weight

1.7kg

2.29kg

Best

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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

13.4mm

19.2mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

193.78mm

256mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.volume

791.77cm³

1867.78cm³

Best

Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

6.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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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Display

1.pixel density

189ppi

282.4ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

1920 x 1080px

3840 x 2160px

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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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.

4.screen size

11.6"

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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

4GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

1600MHz

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
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 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

5.internal storage

500GB

2512GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU speed

2 x 1.8GHz

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

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

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 WiFi
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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.

Best

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

2

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.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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 GPS
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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

4.Has an optical disc drive
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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

5.has stereo speakers
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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.

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

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Miscellaneous

1.thermal design power (TDP)

15W (Intel Core i7-4500U)

45W (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

Best

Acer Aspire One AOD270 10.1" Intel Atom N2600 1.6GHz / 1GB / 320GB

3.5W

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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

3.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
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.SSE version

4.2 (Intel Core i7-4500U)

4.2 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

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.Uses hyperthreading technology
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

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.

6.Has RdRand
Asus Transformer Book Trio TX201LA 11.6" Intel Core i7-4500U 1.8GHz / 4GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD

RdRand is an instruction set used for cryptography.

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