88points

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

36points

HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • 476.9g lighter
    2.29kgvs2766.9g
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • 11.5mm thinner
    19.2mmvs30.7mm

Why is HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • 2 more USB 3.0 ports
    4vs2
  • 10.9% bigger screen size
    17.3"vs15.6"
  • Has an optical disc drive

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Design

1.weight

2.29kg

2.77kg

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

249.5g

2.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

3.thickness

19.2mm

30.7mm

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6.9mm

4.height

256mm

274.3mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

6.volume

1867.78cm³

3503.98cm³

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Porsche Design Book One

1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282.4ppi

106ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1600 x 900px

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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"

17.3"

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

6.has a anti-reflection coating
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

6GB

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

64GB

2.Uses flash storage
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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.

3.CPU threads

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4

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

4.internal storage

2512GB

750GB

Best

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4000GB

5.maximum memory size

16GB

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

6.CPU speed

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

2 x 2.5GHz

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

4

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has USB Type-C
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

4.Has Bluetooth
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

2.has a front camera
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

3.has GPS
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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 an optical disc drive
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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

2.Uses hyperthreading technology
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

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.

3.Has AVX
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

AVX is used to help speed up calculations in multimedia, scientific and financial applications, as well as improving Linux RAID software performance.

4.Has F16C
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

F16C is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

5.Has NX bit
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

6.Has AES
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Envy 17t 17.3" Intel Core i5-4200M 2.5GHz / 6GB / 750GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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