ASUS K501UW-NB72

ASUS K501UW-NB72 90NB0BQ2-M00180

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 750 GB HDD, GeForce GTX 960M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5 hours battery life, 4.41 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $749.00 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:81
User ratings:79
Popularity score:100

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at medium/high settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:87/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
ASUS K501UW-NB72 90NB0BQ2-M00180
Faster CPU
Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-591G-792U NX.MUVAA.002 N82E16834315164
Faster GPU
ASUS ZX53VW 15.6
Lighter
HP Envy M4C69UA#ABA 15.6
Better Value
Acer Aspire F5-573G-74MV NX.GD9AA.002
Product nameASUS K501UW-NB72Acer Aspire V Nitro VN7-591G-792UASUS ZX53VW 15.6" Gaming Laptop NVIDIA GTX 960M 4GB Intel CoreHP Envy M4C69UA#ABA 15.6" LaptopAcer Aspire F5-573G-74MV
CPU Benchmark73better91better82worse65better80
GPU Benchmark8181better88worseworse70
Value for Money9191better99
Popularity100100100worse78worse97
Rating79worseworseworseworse77
Shopineer score87better94better91worse72better91
Price$749.00worse$799.00better$737.19worse$799.00better$729.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1013.00$1088.00$1399.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 8Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandASUSAcerAsusHPAcer
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesLED Back-lit, Ultra Slim 200 nits, FHD 1920 x 1080 16:9, Anti-glLED backlightLED backlight & Acer ComfyView Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-4720HQ 2.6 GHzbetterLatest 6th generation Intel i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz ProcessorworseIntel Core i5-5200U 2.2 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7500U 2.7 GHz
Cores2better42
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.7 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.6 GHzbetter3.5 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GBbetter512 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB
Memory Speed
HDD750 GBbetter1 TB750 GB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD128 GBbetter256 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamVGA web camera (Fixed type)HD Webcam (1280 x 720)HD Webcam (1280 x 720) supporting High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Battery48 WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Prismatic Battery pack3-cell Li-ion Battery (4450 mAh)4-cell Li-Ion (2800 mAh) Battery
Battery Life5 hours3 hours7 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVidia GeForce GTX 960 4GB discrete graphicsworseworseNVIDIA GeForce 940MX
Video Memory2 GB2 GBbetter4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac WiFi featuring MU-MIMO technology (Dual-Band 2.4GHz and
ColorGray MetalBlackSparkly Silver
Weight4.41 lbs.worse5.29 lbs.better2.95 lbs.worse5.07 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1227838
Anno 1404342105
Anno 207019614310855
Anno 2205105602610
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity312321
Assassin's Creed Syndicate5948305
Assassin's Creed Unity51392611
AssassinĀ“s Creed III524230
Battlefield 1129843734
Battlefield 3120836736
Battlefield 41441108133
Battlefield Hardline1441095132
BioShock Infinite16513011845
Borderlands 2114978860
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare463298190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Call of Juarez Benchmark131
Civilization 58555
CoD Modern Warfare 2264169138114
Company of Heroes 259584016
Counter-Strike Source218
Crysis - CPU Benchmark17512310345
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1661139645
Crysis 210110210354
Crysis 3119795421
Crysis Warhead49
Darksiders II15499
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising118838472
Dead Space 330920515793
Deus Ex Human Revolution21916778
Deus Ex Mankind Divided38301710
Diablo III293224202121
Dirt 322014813461
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown98817848
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored124123124104
Doom 3332
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn73635053
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21926630163146
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013812196
F1 201314712111484
F1 201411911010887
FIFA 1617814599
FIFA 1718116110398
Fallout 497573125
Far Cry 2252185114
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 486743731
Far Cry Primal72342922
Farming Simulator 171911658760
Fifa 11537401351265
Fifa 12485322264209
Fifa 13323258251173
Fifa 14356264263241
Fifa 15201183129
GRID 216612910447
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto27840362
GTA V1251134418
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 372633631
Left 4 Dead558120
Mad Max994945
Mafia 215714412781
Mafia 3342412
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 384816546
Metal Gear Solid V60605638
Metro 20331341619531
Mirror's Edge Catalyst96623024
Need for Speed 201677703928
Need for Speed Shift245154122109
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055546
Resident Evil 5162127107
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen15815311283
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity70524431
Sims 32078767155
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 2297767083
Supreme Commander - FA Bench11410710653
The Crew60605233
The Division71532519
The Elder Scrolls Online89817141
The Evil Within946840
The Secret World66573825
The Witcher 381512514
Thief73635428
Titanfall 2115813631
Titanfall60606047
Tomb Raider28117111251
Torchlight 2155108102
Trackmania Nations Forever34712989
Watch Dogs 264532615
Watch Dogs75612915
World in Conflict - Benchmark49123612479
World of Tanks v8111684740
World of Warcraft34221811757
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209