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    ASUS ZenBook Pro UX550VE

    Intel i7

    Intel Inside®. Extraordinary Performance Outside.

    Designed to entice.Crafted to perform.

    provides 10 years of access to safe water with every ZenBook purchase

    MAKE WAVES  for someone in need

    Some people spend up to six hours a day gathering water, taking time away from work, school and family. ASUS is supporting Water.org to help change this, and you can help too. Access to safe water can transform lives—even entire communities. For a limited time, every purchase of an ASUS ZenBook will help provide 10 years of access to safe water.

    ASUS has begun this season of giving with a donation to Water.org that will help reach 2,000 people in the developing world with the gift of water. With your help, we hope to make it 20,000. Whether it’s to fuel your own passion, or as a gift for a loved one, an ASUS ZenBook can make a real difference in someone’s life.

    The purchase of any one ASUS ZenBook helps Water.org provide access to safe water for one person in the developing world for 10 years. ASUS will donate USD 6.25 to Water.org for every ZenBook sold in the United States and Canada between November 1, 2017, and February 28, 2018, up to a maximum of 36,160 units.

    Beauty
    Enduring elegance, timeless style
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    18.9mm
    thin
    1.8kg
    light
    2
    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
     
     
    Core™i7
    7th Gen Intel® quad-core CPU
     
    GTX1050 Ti
    gaming-grade graphics
    Up to
    512GB
    PCIe® x4 SSD
     
    16GB
    DDR4 RAM
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    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
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    Dual-Fan
    cooling system
    2.35°C
    cooler than previous generation
    2
    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 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
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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 MacBook Pro 15” 2016
    ZenBook Pro UX550
    (NVIDIA GTX 1050 Ti)
    9346
    MacBook Pro 15” 2016
    (AMD Radeon Pro 455)
    7011
    ZenBook Pro UX501
    (NVIDIA GTX960)
    5218
    NanoEdge Touchscreen
    Thinner edges, more display
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    15.6”
    FHD 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
    Full HD Resolution
    More detail, more natural colors
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    1920X1080
    Full HD
    4X
    more pixels than Full HD
    100%
    sRGB
    72%
    NTSC
    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.
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    Up to
    14hrs
    battery life
     
    73Wh
    battery capacity
    Fast charging
    60%
    in 49 mins
    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