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Asus R558 Series

Asus R558UR-DM515TProcessor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 930MX, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.1kg, 2.3kg
Price: 700 euro
Average Score: 51.5% - poor
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

Asus R558UQ-DM539D

Specifications

Asus R558UQ-DM539DNotebook: Asus R558UQ-DM539D
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 940MX 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.1kg
Price: 700 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 63% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Reviews

Asus R558UQ laptop review: Your ideal everyday companion
Source: Gadgets Now English Archive.org version
The Asus R558UQ is an ideal laptop for media consumption. The design is decent but its weight might be a let down for many. The display is also good for daily users and most of the the pre-installed apps are actually useful. If you want a laptop for everyday use with the most recent Intel processor, the R558UQ is definitely a good option. The battery life is decent as well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/07/2017
63% Asus R558UQ Core i5 Review
Source: Think Digit English Archive.org version
The Asus R558UQ looks good on paper, but in real world terms this isn't the laptop to buy. While the R558 does allow casual gaming, you'll get a much better display with the Lenovo Ideapad 510 and with the same hardware, plus double the RAM. We recommend spending a bit more and buying that device.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/02/2017
Rating: Total score: 63%

 

Asus R558UR-DM515T

Specifications

Asus R558UR-DM515TNotebook: Asus R558UR-DM515T
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake i5-7200U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce 930MX
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Price comparison

Average Score: 40% - bad

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

40% Asus R558UR-DM515T Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 40%

 

Comment

Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.

Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.

Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.

Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce 940MX: Mid-range laptop graphics card based on the Maxwell architecture. Compared to the older 940M, the MX now also supports GDDR5 graphics memory and maybe slightly faster clock speeds.

NVIDIA GeForce 930MX: Lower mid-range graphics card for laptops based on the GM108 chip. The 930MX is a refresh to the 930M and now also supports GDDR5 graphics memory.

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


Intel Kaby Lake:

i5-7200U: Kaby-Lake based SoC with two CPU cores clocked at 2.5 to 3.1 GHz, HyperThreading and manufactured with an improved 14nm process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


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51.5%: Such a poor rating is rare. There are only a few notebooks that were rated even worse. The rating websites do not give a purchase recommendation here.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-04- 4 (Update: 2018-04- 4)