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Asus ROG GX500

Specifications

Asus ROG GX500Notebook: Asus ROG GX500
Processor: Intel Core i7 4712HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 3840x2160 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 2.2kg

Reviews for the Asus ROG GX500

Foreign Reviews

Computex 2014: Игровой ноутбук ASUS ROG GX500 в теле ультрабука
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good brightness and deep black color of the 4K display; metal case; good keyboard.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/10/2014

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 850M: Upper mid-range graphics card from the GeForce GTX 800M series.

These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  


4712HQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.3 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.3 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6": 15 inch display-variants are the standard and are used for more than the half of all notebooks. 15.4 inch display with 16:10 are the standard for notebook displays. However nowadays, more and more 16:9 displays with 15.6 inch appear. The reason why so many people like displays with medium size is, that this size is not exhausting for the eyes, does not need too much energy and the laptops can be kept quite compact.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


2.2 kg: These sub-notebooks weight less than the average of all notebooks, but represent a heavier class of weight among the sub-notebooks. 13 inch displays are normal for this class of weight.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

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Devices from a different Manufacturer and/or with a different CPU

» Asus R510JK-DM009H
Core i5 4200H
» Asus NX500
Core i7 4702HQ
» Asus K550JK
Core i7 4710MQ
» Asus N550JK-DS71T
Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus G550JK-CN268D
Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus G550JK-DS71
Core i7 4700HQ
» MSI GE60 2PC-032XPL
Core i7 4700HQ
» Asus N550JK-CN109H
Core i5 4200H
» Eurocom Electra 2
Core i5 4200M

Devices with the same GPU and/or Screen Size

» MSI GE70 2PC Apache-289HU
Core i7 4710HQ, 3 kg
» Asus N551JK-CN112D
Core i7 4710HQ, 2.7 kg
» Asus N550JK-CN113H
Core i7 4700HQ, 2.7 kg

Devices with the same GPU

» Acer Aspire V3-772GTX-747A8G1.12TMAKK
Core i7 4702MQ, 17.3", 3.1 kg
» Asus N750JK-T4013H
Core i7 4700HQ, 17.3", 3.4 kg
» Maingear Pulse 14 2014
Core i7 4702MQ, 14.0", 1.9 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

» MSI GS60-2QEWi716SR51G
GeForce GTX 970M, Core i7 4710HQ
» HP Compaq 15-h015ng
Radeon R2 (Mullins/Beema), E-Series E1-6010
» Lenovo Y50-59432235
GeForce GTX 860M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Lenovo ThinkPad Edge E540 20C60071BM
GeForce GT 740M, Core i5 4200M
» HP Envy 15-u100ng x360
HD Graphics 4400, Core i5 4210U
» Acer Aspire E5-571PG-624L
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
» MSI WS60 2OJ 3K-004US
Quadro K2100M, Core i7 4710HQ
» Toshiba Satellite P50-A-14F
GeForce GT 745M, Core i7 4700MQ
» Fujitsu LifeBook E554
HD Graphics 4600, Core i5 4210M
» Toshiba Satellite C50-B-122
HD Graphics 4000, Core i3 3217U
» Acer Aspire E5-571G-611H
GeForce 840M, Core i5 4210U
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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2014-06-19 (Update: 2014-06-19)