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Asus X540 Series

Asus X540UB-GQ491TProcessor: Intel Celeron N3050, Intel Celeron N3060, Intel Core i3 5005U, Intel Core i3 6006U, Intel Gemini Lake Pentium N5000, Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U, Intel Pentium N3700, Intel Pentium N3710, Intel Pentium Pentium N4200
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Braswell), Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell), Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell), Intel HD Graphics 505, Intel HD Graphics 5500, Intel UHD Graphics 605, NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 1.84kg, 1.9kg, 2kg, 2.4kg
Price: 450, 500 euro
Average Score: 64% - average
Average of 6 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 50%, performance: 73%, features: 81%, display: 64%, mobility: 61%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 69%

 

Asus X540SA-XX048T

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX048TNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX048T
Processor: Intel Celeron N3050
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 63% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

63% Gute Ausstattung bei magerer Leistungsausbeute
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 50% performance: 50% features: 93% display: 63% mobility: 41% ergonomy: 58%
ASUS X540SA – скрасит ваши будни
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Very good price; rugged, good build quality and stylish appearance; good battery life and quiet operation. Negative: Poor display; weak performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/15/2016

 

Asus X540SA-XX004D

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX004DNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX004D
Processor: Intel Celeron N3050
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

[Análisis] ASUS X540SA-XX004D, un portátil que sobresale dentro de la Serie X de ASUS
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Lightweight; powerful hardware. Negative: Maximum RAM only 4GB.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/21/2016

 

Asus X540SA-XX311D

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX311DNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX311D
Processor: Intel Celeron N3060
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Asus X540SA-XX311D Laptop - La scheda tecnica di Best-Tech.it
Source: Best Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; good ergonomy; bright screen. Negative: Poor webcam.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/21/2016

 

Asus X540SA-XX383T

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX383TNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX383T
Processor: Intel Pentium N3710
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2.4kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Asus X540SA-XX383T Laptop - La scheda tecnica di Best-Tech.it
Source: Best Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Lightweight; solid workmanship; good display; comfortable keyboard; decent touchpad. Negative: Poor webcam.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/19/2016

 

Asus X540SA-XX311T

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX311TNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX311T
Processor: Intel Celeron N3060
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Asus X540SA-XX311T Laptop - La scheda tecnica di Best-Tech.it
Source: Best Tech Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good ergonomy; nice design; good display. Negative: Poor webcam; unremovable battery.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/15/2016

 

Asus X540LA-XX265T

Specifications

Asus X540LA-XX265TNotebook: Asus X540LA-XX265T
Processor: Intel Core i3 5005U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

[Análisis] Asus X540LA-XX265T, un i3 interesante
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good hardware. Negative: Poor display; weak connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/27/2017

 

Asus X540LA-XX360T

Specifications

Asus X540LA-XX360TNotebook: Asus X540LA-XX360T
Processor: Intel Core i3 5005U
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 5500
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

Asus X540La – Удобство Превыше Всего
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good ergonomy; attractive design; low price. Negative: Plastic case; poor display; weak hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2017

 

Asus X540NA-GQ151T

Specifications

Asus X540NA-GQ151TNotebook: Asus X540NA-GQ151T
Processor: Intel Pentium Pentium N4200
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics 505
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Price: 500 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 69% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

69% Tastatur und Leistung Top – Rest oft Flop
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 69% performance: 87% features: 77% display: 60% mobility: 51% ergonomy: 80%

 

Asus X540UB-DM024T

Specifications

Asus X540UB-DM024TNotebook: Asus X540UB-DM024T
Processor: Intel Core i3 6006U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX110 2048 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 450 euro
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 74% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

74% Đánh giá ASUS X540UB i3 6006U: Laptop có card đồ họa rời, giá tốt
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 74%

 

Asus X540SA-XX106T

Specifications

Asus X540SA-XX106TNotebook: Asus X540SA-XX106T
Processor: Intel Pentium N3700
Graphics Adapter: Intel HD Graphics (Braswell)
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 2kg
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 20% - bad

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

20% Asus X540SA-XX106T - Reviews
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/14/2018
Rating: Total score: 20%

 

Asus X540MA-DM278T

Specifications

Asus X540MA-DM278TNotebook: Asus X540MA-DM278T
Processor: Intel Gemini Lake Pentium N5000
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 605
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.9kg
Price: 450 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 71% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

71% Asus X540MA-DM278T
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/07/2019
Rating: Total score: 71% performance: 82% features: 65% display: 70% mobility: 72% ergonomy: 70%

 

Asus X540UB-GQ491T

Specifications

Asus X540UB-GQ491TNotebook: Asus X540UB-GQ491T
Processor: Intel Kaby Lake Refresh i5-8250U
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce MX110
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1366 x 768 pixels
Weight: 1.84kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 87% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

87% ▷[Análisis] ASUS X540UB-GQ491T, un portátil multiusos de relación calidad/precio imbatible
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 87% features: 90% mobility: 80% workmanship: 90%

 

Comment

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.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel HD Graphics (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (Celeron and Pentium) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 or 16 shader cores (EU) and different clock speed.

Intel HD Graphics 400 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Celeron) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 12 shader cores (EU) and different clock speeds.

Intel HD Graphics 405 (Braswell): Integrated graphics card in the Intel Braswell series (2016 Pentium) processors. Based on the Broadwell architecture (Intel Gen8) supporting DirectX 11.2. Depending on the processor offers 16 shader cores (EU) and different clock speed.

Intel HD Graphics 5500: Integrated graphics card (GT2) in the Core processors of the Broadwell U-series (15 W TDP). 

Intel HD Graphics 505: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Apollo Lake series.

Intel UHD Graphics 605: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Gemini Lake series. Compared to the HD Graphics 505, the 605 offers improved display outputs.

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

NVIDIA GeForce MX110: Entry level dedicated graphics card for laptops that can be used with fast GDDR5 or slower DDR3 graphics memory. Renamed GeForce 920MX.

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


Intel Celeron:

N3050: SoC with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.16 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.

N3060: SoC with an integrated dual core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.48 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.

Intel Pentium:

N3710: Notebook CPU with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.1 - 2.56 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics 405 GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.

Pentium N4200: Low power quad-core SoC from the Apollo Lake series for inexpensive notebook. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.5 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter. Compared to the previous Atom generation, the per-MHz performance of the CPU architecture was vastly improved and the graphics adapter was improved as well.

N3700: Notebook CPU with an integrated quad core Atom processor clocked at 1.6 - 2.4 GHz, an Intel HD Graphics GPU and a dual channel DDR3L-1600 memory controller.

Intel Core i3:

5005U: Broadwell-based ULV (ultra low voltage) dual-core processor for notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 5500 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.

6006U: Skylake-based ULV dual-core processor for thin notebooks and ultrabooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 520 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm. The maximum clock speed is only 2 GHz and Turbo Boost is not supported.

Intel Gemini Lake:

Pentium N5000: Low power quad-core SoC from the Gemini Lake series for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.7 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter.

Intel Kaby Lake Refresh:

i5-8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process.

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


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


1.84 kg:

This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.

2.4 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


64%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

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

Samsung Book X45
GeForce MX110, Comet Lake i5-10210U
HP 15-da1014ns
GeForce MX110, Core i5 i5-8265U
Asus K540UB-GQ066T
GeForce MX110, Kaby Lake i5-7200U

Devices with the same GPU

Asus F409JB-EK013T
GeForce MX110, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.5 kg

Devices with Same Screen Size and/or Weight

Asus VivoBook 17 M712-WH34
Vega 3, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3250U, 17.30", 2.3 kg
Asus VivoBook 17 S712UA-AU084T
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 17.30", 2.3 kg
Asus L510MA-DS04
UHD Graphics 600, Gemini Lake Celeron N4020, 15.60", 1.63 kg
Asus Vivobook 14 K413EA-EB608T
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M415DA-EK337
Vega 10, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R7 3700U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus D515DA-BR638
Vega 3, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R3 3250U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 K413JA-EB573T
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S413UA-DS51
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 D415DA-EB238
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3500U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M413U, R7 5700U
Vega 8 R4000, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R7 5700U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 X413JA-EB470
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M413IA-HM899T
Vega 6, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R5 4500U, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus ExpertBook B9 B9400CEA-KC0266R
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1185G7, 14.00", 1 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S433JQ-EB166T
GeForce MX350, Ice Lake i5-1035G1, 14.00", 1.4 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UX434FAC-A5144T
UHD Graphics 620, Comet Lake i7-10510U, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 F515JA-AH31
UHD Graphics G1 (Ice Lake 32 EU), Ice Lake i3-1005G1, 15.60", 1.8 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 S513IA-DB74
Vega 7, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U, 15.60", 1.6 kg
Asus F415JA-EK398
Iris Plus Graphics G7 (Ice Lake 64 EU), Ice Lake i7-1065G7, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus Chromebook C423NA-DH02
HD Graphics 500, Celeron Celeron N3350, 14.00", 1.34 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S435EA-HM003T
Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Tiger Lake i5-1135G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
Asus Chromebook C423NA-EB0243
HD Graphics 505, Pentium Pentium N4200, 14.00", 1.2 kg
Asus ZenBook 14 UM425UA-KI156R
Vega 7, Lucienne (Zen 2, Ryzen 5000) R5 5500U, 14.00", 1.22 kg
Asus VivoBook S14 S435EA-HM004T
Iris Xe G7 96EUs, Tiger Lake i7-1165G7, 14.00", 1.3 kg
Asus VivoBook 14 M415DA-EK274
Vega 8, Picasso (Ryzen 3000 APU) R5 3500U, 14.00", 1.6 kg
Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BQ443T
Vega 7, Renoir (Ryzen 4000 APU) R7 4700U, 15.60", 1.8 kg
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Stefan Hinum, 2016-11-13 (Update: 2016-11-13)