Asus X570UD

Asus X570UD is a mid-size laptop powered by powerful processor and mid-range graphics card. It ships with an 8th generation Intel Core processor, either Core i7-8550U or i5-8250U. Both processors have four cores with Hyper Threading and integrated UHD Graphics 620. In addition, you’ll also get a discrete-class NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2GB or 4GB GDDR5 VRAM. With those configurations, it can be an alternative if you need a laptop for gaming, but don’t wont to spend too much for an expensive gaming laptop.

Asus X570UD

This laptop comes with DDR4 SDRAM at 2400MHz. It has two SO-DIMM sockets supporting up to 16GB of total system memory. Using dual-storage system, it can have both HDD and SSD inside. The manufacturer offers up to 2TB HDD and up to 512GB SATA3 M.2 SSD. It means you can get both spacious storage and high-speed storage.

A 15.6-inch display with anti-glare panel gives you comfortable viewing experience. There are three display variants: FHD with standard viewing angles, FHD with 178˚ wide-viewing angle and Ultra HD with 178˚ wide-viewing angle. The FHD variants have 45% NTSC, while the UHD display has 72% NTSC. It also comes with Asus Splendid technology for easy color adjustment Tru2Life Video technology for a better video quality.

Asus X570UD has plenty of useful ports. There are two USB 2.0 ports, a USB 3.0 Type-A pot a USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port, a combo audio jack, an RJ45 LAN port, an HDMI v1.4 port and an AC adapter plug. A backlit keyboard with ambient light control makes it able to type comfortably in any lighting conditions. The touchpad provides multi-gesture functionality just like other modern laptops. It also has a built-in fingerprint reader on the top right of the touchpad.

This laptop is equipped with a pair of 2W stereo speakers and an analog microphone. It uses Asus SonicMaster technology to process audio output. It also gives you high-speed networking with 10/100/1000Mbps Base-T Ethernet LAN and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. For easy synchronization with nearby devices, it also has Bluetooth v4.1. Unfortunately the webcam only supports video capture up to VGA.

A 48 Whr battery is included inside. The device has a thickness of 21.4mm – quite impressive for a high-performance laptop. It weighs 1.9 kg including the battery. If you want a laptop with decent performance for gaming with reasonable price, you can consider this Asus product.

Asus X570UD Specifications

Operating System
Windows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro

Intel Core i7-8550U (4 cores, 8 threads, 8 MB L3 cache, 1.8GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.0GHz)
Intel Core i5-8250U (4 cores, 8 threads, 6 MB L3 cache, 1.6GHz with Turbo Boost up to 3.4GHz)

15.6 inches
LED backlit, 60Hz refresh rate, anti-glare

FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 45% NTSC
FHD (1920 x 1080 pixels), 45% NTSC, 178˚ wide-viewing angle
UHD (3840 x 2160 pixels), 72% NTSC, 178˚ wide-viewing angle

ASUS Splendid technology

Graphics Card
Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 2GB/4GB GDDR5 VRAM

HDD: 500GB, 1TB, 2TB 5400RPM SATA
SSD: 128GB, 256GB, 512GB SATA3 M.2

System Memory
Two SO-DIMM sockets
Maximum: up to 16GB

Optical Drive

2W stereo speakers and analog microphone
Asus SonicMaster

Inputs & Controls
Backlit illuminated Chiclet keyboard with isolated numeric pad (1.4mm travel distance)
Multi-touch touchpad

Input/Output Ports
2 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C
1 x combo audio (microphone/headphone)
1 x RJ45 LAN
1 x HDMI v1.4
1 x AC adapter plug

microSD card

10/100/1000Mbps Base-T Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi 802.11ac
Bluetooth v4.1

VGA webcam

48 Whr battery
Plug Type: ø4.5 mm
Output: 120W (19V DC, 6.3A)
Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Movie playback time: up to 10 hous

Dimensions and Weight
Width: 374.6 mm
Depth: 256 mm
Height: 21.9 mm
Weight: 1.9 kg with Battery

Security Features
BIOS booting user password
Fingerprint eader (optional)
fTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
Security cable lock

Asus X570UD

Ivan Andrianto

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