ASUS K501UX-Q72S-CB

ASUS K501UX-Q72S-CB 90NB0A62-M02030

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 12 GB RAM, 128 GB SSD, 1 TB HDD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 4.4 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1245.10 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:80
Popularity score:96

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for 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:83/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

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ASUS K501UX-Q72S-CB 90NB0A62-M02030
Faster CPU
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 (80NV00Q9US)
Faster GPU
Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 Touch (80NW000PUS)
Better Value
DELL Inspiron 15 (i5559-8013SLV)
Product nameASUS K501UX-Q72S-CBLenovo IdeaPad Y700 (80NV00Q9US)Lenovo IdeaPad Y700 Touch (80NW000PUS)DELL Inspiron 15 (i5559-8013SLV)
CPU Benchmark73better90better9073
GPU Benchmark80better81better81worse52
Value for Money79better94better91
Popularity96better100better100worse65
Ratingbetter80better75
Shopineer score83better92better88worse78
Price$1245.10worse$1349.99better$1169.99better$1129.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1479.00$2089.00$1564.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandASUSLenovoLenovoDELL
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight
TouchscreenNoNobetterYesbetterYes
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzbetterIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Cores2better4better42
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.6 GHzbetter2.6 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory12 GBbetter16 GBworse8 GBbetter16 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM5400 RPM5400 RPM
SSD128 GBbetter256 GB
Optical DriveExternal DVD+-R/RWExternal DVD±R/RWDVD±R/RW
WebcamVGA Camera720p HD720p HDYes
Battery48 WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Prismatic Battery pack4 Cell 60 WHr4 Cell 60 Wh
Battery Life5 hours4.5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950MbetterGeForce GTX 960MbetterGeForce GTX 960MworseAMD Radeon R5 M335
Video Memory4 GB4 GB4 GB4 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorGrayBlackBlackGray
Weight4.4 lbs.worse5.73 lbs.worse5.11 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 Wake1036733
Anno 1404296100
Anno 207019111911242
Anno 22058543209
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity331716
Assassin's Creed Syndicate3932207
Assassin's Creed Unity4431168
Assassin´s Creed III775926
Battlefield 197753430
Battlefield 3112836729
Battlefield 4111795824
Battlefield Hardline1101073723
BioShock Infinite1351008630
Borderlands 21201008355
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare414268177
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare65573228
Call of Juarez Benchmark117
Civilization 58242
CoD Modern Warfare 2252154126101
Company of Heroes 249442913
Counter-Strike Source190
Crysis - CPU Benchmark1671148535
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1551087936
Crysis 210110210346
Crysis 379473413
Crysis Warhead44
Darksiders II13383
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising118838463
Dead Space 326316613279
Deus Ex Human Revolution21913964
Deus Ex Mankind Divided3427157
Diablo III278206166103
Dirt 318312310748
Dirt Rally165904923
Dirt Showdown122907941
Dishonored 235322422
Dishonored12812712081
Doom 3305
Doom62512922
Dota 2 Reborn51403631
Dota 26311767
Evolve67492623
F.E.A.R. 21557519152125
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217013611869
F1 201313611310471
F1 2014117998769
FIFA 1617110873
FIFA 171431207795
Fallout 468412219
Far Cry 222516797
Far Cry 386775018
Far Cry 467562621
Far Cry Primal54252217
Farming Simulator 171851556543
Fifa 11529387329248
Fifa 12471322264209
Fifa 13464352310234
Fifa 14414327292220
Fifa 1516213391
GRID 21491099334
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto23632864
GTA V85712812
Guild Wars 21016123
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201638351613
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 363522723
Left 4 Dead478121
Mad Max653331
Mafia 21321189867
Mafia 3321910
Mass Effect 3606059
Max Payne 381785339
Metal Gear Solid V60603827
Metro 20331341528429
Mirror's Edge Catalyst69542520
Need for Speed 201667623324
Need for Speed Shift20514111897
No Man's Sky36291811
Overwatch1531076533
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege111703828
Resident Evil 516211892
Rise of the Tomb Raider53352017
Risen1541359872
Saints Row IV67594230
SimCity93875628
Sims 31550589155
Sims 4166935546
Sleeping Dogs1431437117
Star Wars Battlefront101602723
StarCraft 22851089757
Supreme Commander - FA Bench105979453
The Crew60593216
The Division55401914
The Elder Scrolls Online86776537
The Evil Within605135
The Secret World66573824
The Witcher 358371911
Thief64494120
Titanfall 295693025
Titanfall60605740
Tomb Raider2271237133
Torchlight 21609698
Trackmania Nations Forever30112077
Watch Dogs 25345214
Watch Dogs50421911
World in Conflict - Benchmark39219112167
World of Tanks v8115655536
World of Warcraft25222310855
World of Warships106966747
X-Plane 10.2584412415
XCOM 26123157