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    ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE

    Designed to entice.Crafted to perform.
    Beauty
    Enduring elegance, timeless style
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    18.9mm
    thin
    1.8kg
    light
    1
    colors
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    Sleek and elegant design
    40steps
    spun-metal finish
    Unibody
    all-metal finish
    Diamond cut
    with sliver highlight
    Royal Blue
    Matte Black
    Performance
    Supreme performance
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    Windows 10 Home
     
    Core™i7
    7th Gen Intel® quad-core CPU
    GTX1050 Ti
    gaming-grade graphics
    512GB
    PCIe SSD
    16GB
    DDR4 RAM
    Cooling System
    Less heat, more power
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    Dual-Fan
    cooling system
    2.35°C
    cooler than previous generation
    3
    heat pipes
    Replay
    CPU
    Unstoppable computing
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    1.08X
    faster
     
    2X
    more powerful than a dual-core CPU
    Boost to
    3.8GHz
    frequency
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    Quad-core CPU
    1.37X
    faster than Competitor A
    1.05X
    faster than the previous version
    ZenBook Pro UX550
    (i7-7700HQ)
    3525
    ZenBook Pro UX501
    3361
    Competitor A
    (i7-6820HQ)
    2578
    GPU
    Gaming-grade graphics
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    1.8X
    faster than GeForce® GTX 960
    Up to
    4GB
    GDDR5
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    Unsurpassed graphics performance
    1.33X
    better graphic processing than Competitor A
    ZenBook Pro UX550
    (NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti)
    9346
    Competitor A
    7011
    ZenBook Pro UX501
    (NVIDIA GTX960)
    5218
    NanoEdge Touchscreen
    Thinner edges, more display
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    15.6"
    Full HD display
    Ultra-thin
    7.3mm
    bezel
     
    83%
    screen-to-body ratio
     
    178°
    viewing angle
     
    ASUS Pen
    supported
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    NanoEdge display
    Support ASUS Pen
    Audio
    Quad-speaker Harman Kardon sound
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    Quad- speaker
    surround-sound
    Harman Kardon
    certified
    1.6X
    wider frequency response
    2.5X
    louder volume
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    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.
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    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
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    2
    Thunderbolt™ 3 ports
    Up to
    40Gbps
    data-transfer speeds
    Supports
    2
    4K UHD 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.
    #Battery life varies based on settings and use.
    ^Default test condition is under standby mode and is subjected to usage conditions.
    Up to
    14hours#
    battery life
     
    73Wh
    battery capacity
    Fast charging
    60%
    49 minutes^
    Keyboard and Touchpad
    No-compromise productivity
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    1.5mm
    key travel
    silver-backlit keyboard
    Fingerprint Sensor
    One-touch access with Windows Hello
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    fingerprint sensor
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