ASUS ZenBook UX430UN UltraBook Laptop: 14" Matte NanoEdge FHD

Description

8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U 1.80 GHz (Turbo 4.0 GHz, 14", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVIDIA GeForce MX150 2GB GDDR5 VRAM, Windows 10, 2.76 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1019.98 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:84
GPU Benchmark:75
Popularity score:96

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:92/ 100

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Product nameASUS ZenBook UX430UN UltraBook Laptop: 14" Matte NanoEdge FHDAsus15 Intel Asus 15.6" Full-HDAcer15.6 FHD IPS Laptop - Intel Core i5-7300HQ 2.50GHz, 16GB DDR4,ASUS ZenBook Deluxe UX490UA-XH74-BL2019 Dell G5 15.6" FHD Gaming Laptop Computer, 8th Gen Intel
CPU Benchmark84better86worse8084better95
GPU Benchmark75better81better83worse54better83
Value for Money94worse90worse8394better96
Popularity96worse59worse64worse80worse47
Ratingbetter62
Shopineer score92worse80worse76worse83worse81
Price$1019.98worse$1019.99worse$1019.99worse$1099.99better$1019.00
Operating SystemWindows 10Windows 10Windows 10Windows 10 Pro 64-bitWindows 10
BrandASUSAsus15 IntelAcer15ASUSDell
Screen14"15.6"15.6"14"15.6"
Display TypeFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS178 degrees View-AngleIPS
TouchscreenNo
Processor8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U 1.80 GHz (Turbo 4.0 GHzbetterIntel Quad Core i7-7700HQ Processor (2.80GHzworse7th Generation Intel Core i5-7300HQ Processor (Up to 3.5GHz)Intel Core i7-8550U 1.80 GHzbetterThe latest 8th Gen Intel Hexa-Core i7-8750H @ 2.20GHz (9 MB Smar
Cores4444better6
Base Frequency1.8 GHz
Boost Frequency4 GHz
Memory16 GBworse8 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory Speed
HDD1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM
SSD512 GB512 GB512 GBworse128 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamVGA web camera
Battery46 WHrs, 2S2P, 4-cell Li-ion
Battery Life
Graphics TypeIntegrated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce MX150 2GB GDDR5 VRAMbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050betterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4 GB of dedicated GDDR5 VRAMworseIntel UHD Graphics 620betterWith NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti with 4GB GDDR5 graphics memory
Video Memory
Communication
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorRoyal Blue
Weight2.76 lbs.worse5.5 lbs.worse5.5 lbs.better2.4 lbs.worse5.76 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 Wake1066131
Alien: Isolation123904534
Anno 140427995
Anno 18004018116
Anno 20701881187639
Anno 22057543218
Anthem30161212
Apex Legends57231817
Ark Survival Evolved4313107
Ashes of the Singularity291818
Assassin's Creed Syndicate3731238
Assassin's Creed Unity44331810
Assassinīs Creed III726427
Assassinīs Creed IV: Black Flag62553919
Assassinīs Creed Odyssey3219137
Assassinīs Creed Origins33201712
Batman: Arkham City1821568845
Batman: Arkham Knight45392216
Batman: Arkham Origins1891407738
Battlefield 174542623
Battlefield 3130957231
Battlefield 498805923
Battlefield Hardline87743522
Battlefield V57312522
Battlefield: Bad Company 215813211151
BioShock Infinite137958331
Borderlands 2126938051
Call of Duty Black Ops 452252115
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare58543331
Call of Duty WWII81562919
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare90563319
Call of Duty: Black Ops 21751489058
Call of Duty: Black Ops 378492422
Call of Duty: Ghosts84714424
Civilization 57034
Civilization VI68442418
Civilization: Beyond Earth93493228
CoD: Modern Warfare 316012611578
Company of Heroes 251443113
Counter-Strike: GO143226190111
Crysis - CPU Benchmark6678
Crysis - GPU Benchmark984825
Crysis 25541
Crysis 378553915
Darksiders III75272420
Darksiders II13178
Dead Space 329117813580
Destiny 253302719
Deus Ex Human Revolution22012960
Deus Ex Mankind Divided3928167
Diablo III21515713892
Dirt 317013911051
Dirt 494422917
Dirt Rally 2.074322010
Dirt Rally202814927
Dirt Showdown107987444
Dishonored 234281914
Dishonored13112812274
Doom53422419
Dota 2 Reborn86725149
Dota 21019062
Dragon Age: Inquisition68542316
ELEX47231914
Evolve65482724
F1 201217214212592
F1 201313711810269
F1 20141161048865
F1 201771363020
F1 201864372715
FIFA 1614711269
FIFA 171231127981
FIFA 18130918075
FIFA 19105767158
Fallout 460392219
Fallout 7634262020
Far Cry 390785118
Far Cry 472602722
Far Cry 541201614
Far Cry New Dawn38181715
Far Cry Primal49252216
Farming Simulator 171481126241
Farming Simulator 1993543426
Fifa 12247155166
Fifa 13490357335267
Fifa 14365309285209
Fifa 1517313190
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark29178
For Honor74302821
Fortnite109593024
Forza Horizon 452292114
GRID 21551149739
GRID: Autosport171906037
GTA V80733113
Ghost Recon Wildlands4520173
Ghost Recon: Future Soldier6138
Guild Wars 2954125
Hitman 201642381618
Hitman 230151411
Hitman: Absolution64594220
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 347332623
Just Cause 435231816
Kingdom Come: Deliverance42211812
Mad Max683431
Mafia 21391239758
Mafia 3302214
Mass Effect 3595754
Mass Effect Andromeda5026139
Max Payne 380805039
Medal of Honor: Warfighter144997831
Metal Gear Solid V61543526
Metro 20331371458025
Metro Exodus27865
Metro: Last Light66604221
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor87553022
Middle-earth: Shadow of War57261612
Mirror's Edge Catalyst66452220
Monster Hunter World44191713
Need for Speed 201649452923
Need for Speed Payback45282422
Need for Speed: Most Wanted58585640
Need for Speed: Rivals29263229
No Man's Sky37332011
Overwatch125944929
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds56262215
Prey71403430
Rainbow Six Siege112754030
Resident Evil 515512988
Resident Evil 710649295
Rise of the Tomb Raider55342016
Risen 2: Dark Waters96786331
Risen 3: Titan Lords64483227
Risen158735237
Rocket League1287049
Ryse: Son of Rome62442120
Saints Row IV72594129
Shadow of the Tomb Raider4417129
SimCity102685529
Sims 3510234159
Sims 4167915346
Sleeping Dogs1501166418
Splinter Cell: Blacklist1071004823
Star Wars Battlefront 262272316
Star Wars Battlefront91622926
StarCraft 22831209049
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm1881047638
Supreme Commander - FA Bench29
Team Fortress 284817160
The Bureau: XCOM Declassified111934833
The Crew 243242118
The Crew57543721
The Division 24618128
The Division56381915
The Elder Scrolls Online93766437
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim93666434
The Evil Within 228161413
The Evil Within534326
The Witcher 354351811
Thief47393420
Titanfall 295672824
Titanfall57595541
Tomb Raider2221228037
Torchlight 212710697
Total War: Rome II1701309820
Total War: Shogun 22448437
Trackmania Nations Forever28111154
Warhammer 40.000: Dawn of War III59211712
Watch Dogs 242402115
Watch Dogs62462215
Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus422342
Wolfenstein: The New Order55553929
World of Tanks enCore3597622
World of Tanks v8100726947
World of Warcraft30620710449
World of Warships108845643
X-Plane 10.2590452416
X-Plane 11.11443432
XCOM 25121147