95points

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

37points

Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB

88points

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD vs Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB & Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Thickness
    18.9mmvs25.4,23mm
  • Has a fingerprint scanner
  • Height
    241mmvs254,251mm
  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Supports 4K resolution

Why is Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD & Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB?

  • Has an optical disc drive

Why is Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD & Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB?

  • longer battery life
    17hvs9.5,6.5h
  • Weight
    1.53kgvs1880,2404g
  • Has a stylus
  • Has a gyroscope
  • Has an accelerometer
  • Width
    343mmvs365,381mm
  • Has a flip and fold design
  • Has a detachable keyboard

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Design

1.weight

1.88kg

2.4kg

1.53kg

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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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.thickness

18.9mm

25.4mm

23mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

241mm

254mm

251mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

5.Has a detachable keyboard
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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.

6.width

365mm

381mm

343mm

Best

Lenovo IdeaPad Miix 320

17mm

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Display

1.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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.

2.screen size

15.6"

15.6"

15"

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"

3.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.has a touch screen
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.has an IPS screen
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of normal TFTs TN-matrices: relatively slow response times, small viewing angles and low quality color reproduction.

6.Has a Retina display
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

Retina display refers to a high-resolution screen technology developed by Apple. A Retina display has a high pixel density, with more than 300PPI, which makes it impossible to spot pixels from a normal viewing distance (10-12” from the eyes).

For example

Apple MacBook Air Retina (2018) 13.3" Intel Core i5 1.6GHz / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD

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Performance

1.RAM

16GB

8GB

16GB

Best

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

64GB

2.RAM speed

2400MHz

1600MHz

2400MHz (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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.Uses flash storage
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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 i9-8950HK)

8

8 (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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

1000GB

1000GB

1000GB

Best

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

4000GB

6.maximum memory size

64GB (Intel Core i9-8950HK)

8GB

32GB (Intel Core i7-8650U)

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

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Connectivity

1.USB 3.0 ports

4

1

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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

The device can connect to WiFi.

3.Has Bluetooth
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

4.Has USB Type-C
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

5.Bluetooth version

5

4

4.1

Best

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

5

6.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

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Battery

1. longer battery life

9.5h

6.5h

17h

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

Asus NovaGo (TP370QL) 4GB / 64GB SSD

22h

2.Has a MagSafe power adapter
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

2.has a front camera
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

3.has GPS
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

For example

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

4.has stereo speakers
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.Has a fingerprint scanner
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

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Miscellaneous

1.has a child lock
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.

2.Has integrated graphics
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.

3.Has NX bit
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

4.Has AES
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

5.Has AVX
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

6.Has FMA3
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Dell Inspiron 15-3541 15.6" AMD A6-6310 1.8GHz / 8GB / 1TB
Microsoft Surface Book 2 15" Intel Core i7-8650U / 16GB / 1TB

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

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