Asus ZenBook Pro UX501, gaming laptop with 16 GB of RAM

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501

The  Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 is a 15.6-inch size multimedia notebook . This computer is geared towards gaming use, with a powerful Intel Core i7 processor, 16GB of RAM and the inclusion of a dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics card with 2GB of dedicated memory. Other features that stand out from this model are an IPS screen with Full HD resolution , a 512 GB SSD type memory or the inclusion of AC WiFi technology . All this with an elegant design that respects the concepts of the ZenBook range with the concentric pattern on the case and the use of silver metal. The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501It will arrive in Spain this month at a starting price of 1,400 euros . We tell you the details.

Asus' new laptop uses a 15.6-inch panel , the most used format for multimedia equipment. This screen has IPS technology and reaches a Full HD resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. Users can choose whether to enhance the performance of the equipment with touch functionality. Despite the size jump compared to models like the Asus ZenBook UX305 , it maintains a fairly competitive weight of 2.06 kilos . Of course, if we bet on the touch screen the weight will rise to 2.27 kilos. As for the thickness of the laptop, it slightly exceeds two centimeters. The Taiwanese company bets on silver aluminum with a concentric pattern on the case that has become one of the hallmarks of the ZenBook models .

Asus ZenBook Pro UX501

Another of the strengths of this laptop is its technical set. The ZenBook Pro UX501 features a quad- core Intel Core i7-4750HQ processor with a maximum speed of 3.2 GHz per core. Thanks to Intel's built-in technologies, we can use the processor as if it actually had eight physical cores (two processing threads for each core). This chip is combined with a powerful 16 GB RAM to be able to run a large number of applications and processes at the same time. In addition, gaming performance is multiplied thanks to the inclusion of a dedicated NVIDIA GTX 960M graphics card with 2 GB of memory.

Nor is the field of storage left behind. Users can choose between a traditional 512 GB SATA SSD memory , or a 512 GB PCIe-type SSD memory that significantly increases performance. Curiously, the operating system chosen is Windows 8 , although users can carry out the free update to Windows 10. One of the aspects that Asus has wanted to take special care of is the audio, thanks to the use of speakers with SonicMaster Premium technology that promise a very remarkable audio experience. In the connection section, the Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 is compatible with the WiFi AC protocol . Through this protocol a more stable and faster network experience is achieved.

We also have Bluetooth 4.1, three high-speed USB 3.0 ports , an HDMI port, and a mini DisplayPort (or Thunderbolt) port . The Asus ZenBook Pro UX501 will arrive on December 15 at a starting price of 1,400 euros.