ASUS Zenbook Pro UX501VW-XS74T

ASUS Zenbook Pro UX501VW-XS74T 90NB0AU1-M02850

Description

Intel i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz, 15.6", 3820 x 2160, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, GeForce GTX 960M, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit, 5 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1649.00 (see 3 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

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

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:81/ 100

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Product nameASUS Zenbook Pro UX501VW-XS74TPROSTAR Clevo P650HP6-G VR Ready Gaming 15.6" FHD/ 120Hz /MatteEXcaliberPC MSI PE60 7RD-059 EnthusiastLenovo ThinkPad 20FN002KUSEXcaliberPC MSI GT72VR DOMINATOR-449 Select Edition
CPU Benchmark89better92better92worse78better92
GPU Benchmark80better90better85worse50better90
Value for Money74worse5874worse38better95
Popularity80worse52worse5280worse44
Rating
Shopineer score81worse66worse73worse63worse79
Price$1649.00$1649.00$1649.00worse$1649.99$1649.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1883.00$1623.00$1885.00$1222.00$2739.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10Microsoft Windows 10 ProWindows 7 ProfessionalMicrosoft Windows 10
BrandASUSProstarEXcaliberPCLenovoEXcaliberPC
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"14"17.3"
Display TypeUHDFull HD
Resolution3820 x 2160worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
TouchscreenYesworseNo
ProcessorIntel i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GhzbetterProcessor: 7th Generation Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad CoworseCore i7-6600UbetterProcessor: 7th Generation Kaby Lake Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Co
Cores444worse24
Base Frequency2.6 GHz2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GBbetter32 GB16 GBbetter64 GB
Max Memory Supported
Memory Speed
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM
SSD512 GB512 GBworse250 GB512 GB512 GB
Optical DriveNo
Webcam1.2MP HD CameraYes
Battery96WHrs, 3S2P, 6-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack3-cell lithium ion
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 960MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 wbetterGraphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5worseIntel HD Graphics 520betterGraphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 (VR Ready)
Video Memory4 GB
Communication
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LANIEEE 802.11ac
ColorAluminum / SilverBlack
Weight5 lbs.worse5.5 lbs.worse5.29 lbs.better3.79 lbs.worse8.33 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 1404330109
Anno 207019614310855
Anno 2205105602610
ArmA 246
Ashes of the Singularity312320
Assassin's Creed Syndicate5948305
Assassin's Creed Unity51392611
AssassinĀ“s Creed III524229
Battlefield 1129843734
Battlefield 3106926136
Battlefield 41441108133
Battlefield Hardline1441095132
BioShock Infinite16512911845
Borderlands 21251099459
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare37743190
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare78724133
Civilization 510037
Civilization VI82603325
Company of Heroes 259584016
Crysis - CPU Benchmark2971759926
Crysis - GPU Benchmark362789529
Crysis 2103576948
Crysis 3119795421
Crysis Warhead49
Darksiders II15996
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising560353278163
Dead Space 330920515793
Deus Ex Human Revolution35713772
Deus Ex Mankind Divided38301710
Diablo III293224202121
Dirt 318314612462
Dirt Rally2341097333
Dirt Showdown113855945
Dishonored 241362725
Dishonored126126126104
Doom 31396
Doom69573428
Dota 2 Reborn80635758
Dota 2118113101
Evolve86663631
F.E.A.R. 21925629266
F1 2011114899923171
F1 201216914512896
F1 201311811910783
F1 201411911010887
FIFA 1617814599
FIFA 1718116110398
Fallout 497573125
Far Cry 299103274
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 486743731
Far Cry Primal72342922
Farming Simulator 171911658760
Fifa 112865319
Fifa 12635371248165
Fifa 13456316309205
Fifa 14344266261231
Fifa 15201183129
For Honor111413927
GRID 216612910146
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30185
GTA V1251144418
Ghost Recon Wildlands60272512
Guild Wars 21005731
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark266
Hitman 201647462018
Just Cause 267
Just Cause 372643631
Left 4 Dead37155
Mad Max994945
Mafia 215714112780
Mafia 3342412
Mass Effect 3606060
Mass Effect Andromeda69321915
Max Payne 374725046
Metal Gear Solid V60605638
Metro 20331501619531
Mirror's Edge Catalyst96623024
Need for Speed 201677703928
Need for Speed Shift275263140
No Man's Sky48412411
Overwatch1901446940
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege1591055646
Resident Evil 582411185
Resident Evil 7124593919
Rise of the Tomb Raider65472623
Risen2931008467
Saints Row IV88775836
SimCity116655533
Sims 32279785647
Sims 41831097162
Sleeping Dogs1861469224
Star Wars Battlefront105793833
StarCraft 229711110563
Supreme Commander - FA Bench4569621829
The Crew60605233
The Division71532519
The Elder Scrolls Online89817141
The Evil Within946840
The Secret World226315235
The Witcher 381512414
Thief73635428
Titanfall 2115813631
Titanfall60606046
Tomb Raider28117111251
Torchlight 2124108102
Trackmania Nations Forever34213266
Watch Dogs 264532615
Watch Dogs75612915
World in Conflict - Benchmark170855847
World of Tanks v8113797252
World of Warcraft34221214957
World of Warships1351199869
X-Plane 10.25105542917
XCOM 27232209