ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro.

    ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VD

    Designed to entice.Crafted to perform.
    Beauty
    Enduring elegance, timeless style
    Learn more about page
    18.9mm
    thin
    1.8kg
    light
    2
    colors
    Learn more about Beauty
    Sleek and elegant design
    40steps
    spun-metal finish
    Unibody
    all-metal finish
    Diamond cut
    with sliver highlight
    Royal Blue
    Matte Black
    Performance
    Supreme performance
    Learn more about page
    Windows 10 Pro
     
    Up to
    Core™i7
    7th Gen Intel® quad-core CPU
    Up to
    GTX1050
    gaming-grade graphics
    Up to
    1TB
    PCIe® x4 SSD
    Up to
    16GB
    DDR4 RAM
    Learn more about Performance
    The world’s fastest PCIe SSD technology
    * Actual performance may vary according to usage and other factors.
    Read Speed*
    1.5X
    faster than PCIe x2
    5.8X
    faster than SATA 3 SSD
    PCIe x4
    3000MB/s
    PCIe x2
    2000MB/s
    SATA 3
    520MB/s
    Write Speed*
    1.8X
    faster than PCIe x2
    5X
    faster than SATA 3 SSD
    PCIe x4
    1700MB/s
    PCIe x2
    900MB/s
    SATA 3
    330MB/s
    Cooling System
    Less heat, more power
    Learn more about page
    Dual-Fan
    cooling system
    2.35°C
    cooler than previous generation
    3
    heat pipes
    Replay
    CPU
    Unstoppable computing
    Learn more about page
     
    1.08X
    faster
     
    2X
    more powerful than a dual-core CPU
    Boost to
    3.8GHz
    frequency
    Learn more about CPU
    Quad-core CPU
    1.37X
    faster than MacBook Pro 15” 2016
    1.05X
    faster than the previous version
    ZenBook Pro UX550
    (i7-7700HQ)
    3525
    ZenBook Pro UX501
    (i7-6700HQ)
    3361
    MacBook Pro 15” 2016
    (i7-6820HQ)
    2578
    GPU
    Gaming-grade graphics
    Learn more about page
     
    1.8X
    faster than GeForce® GTX 960
    Up to
    4GB
    GDDR5
    NanoEdge Touchscreen
    Thinner edges, more display
    Learn more about page
     
    15.6”
    FHD display
    Ultra-thin
    7.3mm
    bezel
     
    83%
    screen-to-body ratio
     
    178°
    viewing angle
     
    ASUS Pen
    supported
    Learn more about Display
    NanoEdge display
    Support ASUS Pen
    FHD Resolution
    More detail, more natural colors
    Learn more about page
    1920X1080
    FHD
    4X
    more pixels than Full HD
    100%
    sRGB
    72%
    NTSC
    Learn more about 4K resolution
    Immersive FHD display
    Full HD 1080
    Ultra HD 4K
    Audio
    Quad-speaker Harman Kardon sound
    Learn more about page
    Quad- speaker
    surround-sound
    Harman Kardon
    certified
    1.6X
    wider frequency response
    2.5X
    louder volume
    Learn more about Audio
    Smart amplifier: more volume, less distortion
    Smart Amplifier Technology
    Sound Level
    Normal Amplifier
    ASUS ZenBook Pro with Smart Amplifier
    2.5X
    louder
    Woofer
    Tweeter
    Tweeter
    Woofer
    Immersive audio
    Connectivity
    Comprehensive connectivity
    * Dual-band 2x2 802.11ac compared to 1x1 802.11n.
    Learn more about page
    802.11ac
    6X
    faster than 802.11n*
     
    HDMI
    port
     
    2
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
     
    2
    Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
    MicroSD Card Slot
    USB 3.1 Gen 1
    HDMI
    Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
    Audio Jack
    MicroSD
    Card Slot
    USB 3.1
    Gen 1
    USB 3.1
    Gen 1
    DC-Jack
    HDMI
    Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
    Thunderbolt™ 3 USB-C™
    Thunderbolt™ 3
    For unlimited possibilities
    Learn more about page
     
    2
    Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
    Up to
    40Gbps
    data-transfer speeds
    Supports
    2
    FHD displays
    Faster data transmission
    Thunderbolt™ 3
    40Gbps
    Thunderbolt™ 2
    20 Gbps
    USB 3.1 Gen 1
    5 Gbps
    Battery
    All-day battery
    * Tested using MobileMark 2014 Productivity mode and MobileMark 2014 Video Playback mode. Test configuration: Intel® Core™ i5-8G/Full HD panel/GeForce® GTX 1050 4GB graphics.
    Learn more about page
    Up to
    14hrs
    battery life
     
    73Wh
    battery capacity
    Fast charging
    60%
    in 49 mins
    Keyboard and Touchpad
    No-compromise productivity
    Learn more about page
    1.5mm
    key travel
    silver-backlit keyboard
    Fingerprint Sensor
    One-touch access with Windows Hello
    Learn more about page
    fingerprint sensor