Monday, April 27, 2015

Asus takes on the MacBook Pro with its new high end laptop

While just about every laptop manufacturer has gone after Apple's MacBook Air, Asus' latest is aiming for the MacBook Pro. The ZenBook Pro UX501 is Asus' newest high-powered laptop, featuring an aluminum chassis coming in at just 0.81-inches thick. While it comes in slightly thicker than the MacBook Pro a 0.71-inches, Asus has tried to hit every other benchmark that Apple's powerhouse laptop is known for. The ZenBook Pro comes with a 2.6GHz quad-core i7 processor, a 512GB PCIe SSD, 16GB of RAM and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics card.

It's also equipped with a 15.6-inch IPS 4K display, and a Thunderbolt 2.0 port for all of your data-intensive peripherals. According to Asus, the Windows 8.1 laptop will last you around 6 hours on a...

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