88points

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

84points

Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD vs Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD better than Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • Has dynamic frequency scaling
  • Has Tri-Gate transistors
  • Uses a fanless design

Why is Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD?

  • 266MHz higher ram speed
    2666MHzvs2400MHz
  • 4 more CPU threads
    12vs8
  • 590g lighter
    1.7kgvs2290g
  • 17.86% faster CPU speed
    6 x 2.2GHzvs4 x 2.8GHz
  • 48GB larger maximum memory size
    64GBvs16GB
  • 0.8mm thinner
    18.4mmvs19.2mm
  • 10.3mm shorter
    245.7mmvs256mm
  • 0.8 newer Bluetooth version
    5vs4.2

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Design

1.Has a backlit keyboard
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.weight

2.29kg

1.7kg

Best

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

249.5g

3.thickness

19.2mm

18.4mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

256mm

245.7mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.width

380mm

361.8mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

6.Uses a fanless design
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Through the use of power-efficient components that do not produce large amounts of heat, a device can be made that doesn’t use cooling fans. This results in a much quieter, or even silent, device.

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Display

1.pixel density

282.4ppi

141ppi

Best

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

540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Best

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

3840 x 2160px

3.screen size

15.6"

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"

4.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

This helps to reduce the reflection from your device.

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

16GB

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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)

2666MHz

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.internal storage

2512GB

512GB

Best

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

4000GB

4.CPU threads

8 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

12 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

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.Uses flash storage
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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.

6.CPU speed

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

6 x 2.2GHz (Intel Core i7-8750H)

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 VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.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

4.Has USB Type-C
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

5.Has Bluetooth
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.USB ports

4

4

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Asus ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD

5

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Battery

1.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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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 an optical disc drive
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

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Miscellaneous

1.Has AES
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

3.SSE version

4.2 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

4.2 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

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

4.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

3 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

Best

Microsoft Surface Laptop 2 13.5" Intel Core-i7 8650U 1.9GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

3

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus VivoBook Pro 15 (N580) 15.6" Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 Ghz / 16GB / 512GB SSD + 2TB HDD
Lenovo ThinkPad P1 15.6" FHD Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

6.DirectX version

12 (Intel Core i7-7700HQ)

12 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

Best

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

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