94points

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

28points

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

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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB
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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD vs HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD better than HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB?

  • Uses flash storage
  • 340g lighter
    1.88kgvs2220g
  • Has a backlit keyboard
  • Every pixel has three subpixels
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has Bluetooth
  • Has USB Type-C
  • Has a fingerprint scanner

Why is HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD?

  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
    1vs0
  • Has an optical disc drive
  • Has a VGA connector
  • 1 more USB 2.0 ports
    1vs0
  • 3mm shorter
    238mmvs241mm
  • 25mm narrower
    340mmvs365mm

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Design

1.weight

1.88kg

2.22kg

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249.5g

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

18.9mm

28.1mm

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

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Samsung Galaxy Book 2

5.height

241mm

238mm

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6.volume

1662.54cm³

2273.85cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

112ppi

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540ppi

2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1366 x 768px

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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"

14"

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

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

5.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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.

6.has a touch screen
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

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2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1333MHz

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

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2800MHz

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

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

2 x 2.4GHz

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5.CPU threads

12 (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

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

6.internal storage

512GB

500GB

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4000GB

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

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.

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

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2.Has WiFi
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device can connect to WiFi.

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

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

0

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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2

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Battery

1.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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 a stylus
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

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

5.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

6.Has an optical disc drive
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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.

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Miscellaneous

1.Uses hyperthreading technology
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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.

2.Has F16C
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

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

3.Has AES
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

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

5.Has FMA3
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
HP Pavilion dm4 14" Intel Core i5-2430M 2.4GHz / 8GB / 500GB

FMA3 is used to speed up tasks such as adjusting the contrast of an image or adjusting volume.

6.Supports hardware-assisted virtualization
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GD 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB RAM / 512GB SSD
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.

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