88points

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

28points

HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB
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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has USB Type-C
  • 8.9mm thinner
    19.2mmvs28.1mm
  • Has a anti-reflection coating
  • Has an IPS screen

Why is HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • 70g lighter
    2.22kgvs2290g
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • 18mm shorter
    238mmvs256mm
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 40mm narrower
    340mmvs380mm

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Design

1.weight

2.29kg

2.22kg

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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

3.thickness

19.2mm

28.1mm

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6.9mm

4.height

256mm

238mm

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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

2273.85cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282.4ppi

112ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1366 x 768px

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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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"

14"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

1333MHz

It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.

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2800MHz

3.Uses flash storage
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 (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

5.internal storage

2512GB

500GB

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4000GB

6.CPU speed

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

2 x 2.4GHz

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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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

4.HDMI ports

1

0

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

5.Has USB Type-C
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

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.

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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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

5.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

4

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 Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.Has Tri-Gate transistors
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

2.Has AVX
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

3.Has NX bit
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

4.Has AES
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

6.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

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