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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

95points

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

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

    Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

    • 31.82% faster CPU speed
      6 x 2.9GHzvs6 x 2.2GHz
    • 100MHz faster GPU turbo speed
      1200MHzvs1100MHz
    • 0.7GHz higher turbo clock speed
      4.8GHzvs4.1GHz

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    Design

    1.weight

    1.88kg

    1.88kg

    Best

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    249.5g

    2.Has a backlit keyboard
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.thickness

    18.9mm

    18.9mm

    Best

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    6.9mm

    4.height

    241mm

    241mm

    Best

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    17mm

    5.volume

    1662.54cm³

    1662.54cm³

    Best

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    1579.19cm³

    6.Has a detachable keyboard
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    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

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    Display

    1.pixel density

    282ppi

    282ppi

    Best

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    540ppi

    2.resolution

    3840 x 2160px

    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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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.

    4.screen size

    15.6"

    15.6"

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

    Best

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    5.has an LED-backlit display
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    6.has a touch screen
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.

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    Performance

    1.RAM

    16GB

    16GB

    Best

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    64GB

    2.RAM speed

    2400MHz

    2400MHz

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

    Best

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    2800MHz

    3.Uses flash storage
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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.

    4.CPU threads

    12 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

    12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

    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

    512GB

    512GB

    Best

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    4000GB

    6.CPU speed

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

    6 x 2.9GHz (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

    Best

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    12 x 2GHz

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    Connectivity

    1.USB 3.0 ports

    4

    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

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    6

    2.Has WiFi
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    The device can connect to WiFi.

    3.Has Bluetooth
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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.

    4.USB ports

    4

    4

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

    Best

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    5

    5.Has USB Type-C
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    6.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

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    2

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    Battery

    1. longer battery life

    9.5h

    9.5h

    The device's battery life (when in use) as given by the manufacturer. With a longer battery life you have to charge the device less often.

    Best

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    22h

    2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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

    3.Has sleep-and-charge USB ports
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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.

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    Features

    1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    2.has a front camera
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.has GPS
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    For example

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    4.has stereo speakers
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 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

    6.Has a stylus
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    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

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    Miscellaneous

    1.Has AES
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

    2.Has F16C
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    3.PCI Express (PCIe) version

    3 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

    3 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

    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

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    3

    4.Has NX bit
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

    NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

    5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i7-8750H 2.2GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
    Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD

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

    6.OpenGL version

    4.5 (Intel Core i7-8750H)

    4.5 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

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

    Best

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

    4.5

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