ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW-DS71T

ASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW-DS71T 9SIA57X4FF3242

Description

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 15.6", 3840 x 2160, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 6 hours battery life, 5 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1372.99 (see 5 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:89
GPU Benchmark:81
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most 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:89/ 100

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Faster GPU
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Better Value
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Product nameASUS ZenBook Pro UX501VW-DS71TASUS N552VW-DS79ASUS ROG Strix GL502VT-DS74MSI GS Series GS60 Ghost-242Dell Inspiron 7000 Series
CPU Benchmark89better100898989
GPU Benchmark8181better87better8381
Value for Money94better100worse61worse62better100
Popularity8080better94better8480
Rating
Shopineer score89better94worse80worse77better91
Price$1372.99better$829.00worse$1506.15worse$1499.00better$854.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$2193.00$1762.00$1524.00$1528.00$2240.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10Windows 10 Home 64-Bit Multi-languageWindows 10 Professional 64Bit
BrandASUSASUSASUSMSIDell
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeUHDFull HDFull HDUHD
Resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 10803840 x 2160
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyMatteIPSIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight & Truelife technology
TouchscreenNoNoYes
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700K 2.6 GHzIntel Intel Core i7-6700HQ Quad-Core 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Quad-Core i7-6700HQ
Cores44444
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GBworse8 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB32 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 21332133 MHz DDR4 SDRAMDDR4 2133worseDDR3L 1600
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse128 GBworse128 GB512 GB
Optical DriveNone6X Blu-Ray ReadNone
Webcam1.2 MP HD CameraHD Web Camera1.2 MP PhotoFHD type (30 fps @ 1080p)Yes
Battery96 WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack48 WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Battery Pack4-Cell Providing up to 6 Hours per Charge6 cell, 47 Whr6-Cell
Battery Life6 hours6 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAMGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX970M with 6 GB GDDR5 VRAMbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 965MNVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M
Video Memory2 GB2 GBbetter6 GB2 GBbetter4 GB
Communication
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11acKiller N1525 Combo (2 x 2 ac)802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorGray AluminumAluminum BlackGray
Weight5 lbs.worse5.6 lbs.better4.85 lbs.better4.2 lbs.worse5.89 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 1404336105
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 Warfare467306190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Call of Juarez Benchmark136
Civilization 58454
Civilization VI82603325
CoD Modern Warfare 2264169137114
Company of Heroes 259584016
Counter-Strike Source218
Crysis - CPU Benchmark17512310245
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1651139645
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 321914813361
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown98817848
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored124123124104
Doom 3329
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn90716163
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21925629163146
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013612196
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 11533401348265
Fifa 12485322264209
Fifa 13323258251173
Fifa 14356264263241
Fifa 15201183129
GRID 216612910447
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto27840262
GTA V1251144418
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 372643631
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 Shift245153122109
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055546
Resident Evil 5162128107
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen15815111283
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity70524431
Sims 32077766155
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 2306767083
Supreme Commander - FA Bench11510910853
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 - Benchmark47923112479
World of Tanks v8111684740
World of Warcraft34221811757
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209