95points

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

78points

LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
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Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD vs LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Why is Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • Has Intel Quick Sync Video
  • Supports 4K resolution
  • Has voice commands

Why is LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD better than Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD?

  • 7h longer battery life
    16.5hvs9.5h
  • 785g lighter
    1.09kgvs1880g
  • 1.1mm thinner
    17.8mmvs18.9mm
  • 1 more RJ-45 ports
    1vs0
  • 12.4mm shorter
    228.6mmvs241mm
  • 30W lower TDP
    15Wvs45W
  • 12.35% less body volume
    1457.14cm³vs1662.5384999999997cm³
  • 6.9mm narrower
    358.1mmvs365mm

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Design

1.weight

1.88kg

1.09kg

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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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

3.thickness

18.9mm

17.8mm

Best

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

6.9mm

4.height

241mm

228.6mm

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

Samsung Galaxy Book 2

6.volume

1662.54cm³

1457.14cm³

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1579.19cm³

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Display

1.pixel density

282ppi

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.every pixel has three subpixels
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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.

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MSI GT83VR Titan SLI-024 18.4" Intel Core i7-6920HQ 2.9GHz / 64GB / 1TB

18.4"

5.has an LED-backlit display
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

6.has a touch screen
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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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

2400MHz

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 i9-8950HK)

8 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

Best

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

4000GB

6.CPU speed

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

4 x 1.8GHz (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

4

3

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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

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

5

5.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

6.Has USB Type-C
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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

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Battery

1. longer battery life

9.5h

16.5h

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

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

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
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

The device has a fingerprint scanner which identifies the user.

5.has stereo speakers
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

6.Has a stylus
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

AES is used to speed up encryption and decryption.

2.Has F16C
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 i9-8950HK)

3 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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

4.Has NX bit
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD

NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.

5.Has Intel Quick Sync Video
Asus ZenBook Pro 15 UX580GE 15.6" Intel Core i9-8950HK 2.9GHz / 16GB / 1TB SSD
LG Gram 15 (2018) 15.6" Intel Core i7-8550U 1.8GHz / 16GB / 1TB 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 i9-8950HK)

4.4 (Intel Core i7-8550U)

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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