ASUS K501UX-AH71 Review
So in an industry air-packed with products that fail to deliver on all the grounds despite over-the-board claims comes the stunning ASUS K501UX-AH71 blistering with impeccable style and performance. Touted as the Bard of the gaming, this i7 – 6500U 2.5 GHZ processor with an 8 GB RAM is a hell of a monster on a rampage all the way. Its performance is transformed to a next level with Nvidia GeForce GTX 950M and exemplary Windows 10. It is swift, user-friendly, and, more importantly, designed for Gerard Butlers of our times.
Look and design
This drop-dead gorgeous machine is as sculpted as the face of George Clooney. Thin and light as feather, ASUS K501UX-AH71 has got a 15 inch screen that combines both style and unmatched strength to take on just any challenge thrown on its way. In fact, it is stronger than most recent PCs on the shelves these days. However, one of the cons is its below average touch screen experience. It can prove blasphemy for those who have grown up on Lenovo Yoga 900 like devices. Although it is portable, you got to use your two hands to open it. It’s a little firm.
The chassis of the device is made of premium plastic with a bit of innovation and it is still stronger than those devices made of aluminum. Its consoles are also made of good quality plastic.
Windows 10 performs like Michael Jackson on stage—fiery, sexy, swift, and undisputed. Microsoft Word is loaded with never-seen-before like styles. Photoshop too takes your experience to a world of unbelievable images and photos. The display quality is better than reality sometimes. It is just refreshing and lively.
What can you really expect from a machine studded with an i7 – 6500U processor and 8 GB RAM? A nuclear explosion, right? Yes. That is what it actually does. It explodes with a bang the moment you turn in it on. I was somehow transferred to the world of Transformer machines after experiencing the performance of this machine. This monster has its life in Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 M that when combined with its 6th generation processor and RAM spills magic from every corner.
The pre-installed Windows 10 performs like supercars in Fast & Furious series. The credit goes to the machine’s out-of-the-world compositions. So just throw the task at it, sit back, and relax. It will be taken care of. You will never be required to wait to see the result. It is just incredibly fast.
Needless to say, the battery life of a laptop is one of the most determining factors in its sales. Even the best laptops in the market might not be able to attract buyers if they do not have an ideal battery life whatsoever. However, ASUS K501UX-AH71 does not let you down here even on this crucial ground. Whether you are surfing the internet, watching a YouTube video, uploading files, or listening to music, it is not going to disappoint you at any time. The machine when tested lasted more than 8 hours straight without any problem.
Its battery life is better than most top notch laptops available in the market right now. And trust me at a price like this getting a battery life that can last for more than 8 hours is a dream. A real best buy for you out there. If you too are fond of the best value out of the best price, then this is the right gaming device for the right deal.
Keyboard and touchpad
The moment you start hitting the keys of the laptop, you start realizing that they are a little bit scrunched to some extent. For a few people with big hands might be a problem. However, once you get used to it then you will probably not able to notice the problem quite often. In my case, the problem thought persisted for long. But I will still say that the scrunched keyboard phenomenon of the laptop can be ignored for all the other goodies it is packed with.
My speed on the laptop was unnecessarily slow that again due to the scrunched keyboard. I scored 110 words per minute with 5 errors on those free typing test tools on the internet. My score on my own old laptop was though 130 word per minute without any error. It could be my bad typing but my experience on the keyboard was a little underwhelming.
This is where the idea of having measured keys takes a backseat. There is no point of measured keys when you have them scrunched to any extent. Nothing important to talk about its backlights. They are just ok. Its touchpad is as good as those found on other laptops.
All right! The machine is hot but not literally at all. You can feel its warmth but it is not scorching hot on you like Acer Aspire E – 5. The machine is well equipped to manage heat effectively without any difficulty whatsoever.
So to talk about this machine in whole, the ASUS K501UX-AH71 is an ideal gaming monster that can also take care of daily tasks without any difficulty. it is faster than the light. A recommended device for gaming especially for those looking for something above average at this price. It is satisfying.