ASUS ZenBook Pro 15 packs Core i9 CPU, GTX 1050 graphics

ASUS unveils its new ZenBook Pro 15, can be configured with Intel's latest Core i9 processor.

Published Tue, May 15 2018 7:44 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:51 AM CST

ASUS has just unveiled their new ZenBook Pro 15 notebook that comes in a few different varieties, with them all rocking Intel's latest Coffee Lake CPUs.

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The new ZenBook Pro 15 starts off with the Core i5-8300H which is a 4C/8T chip, the Core i7-8750H which is a 6C/12T processor, or the flagship Core i9-8950HK that has 12MB off cache and boosts up to 4.5GHz. All of the machines rock an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB of GDDR5.

The base models have 8GB of DDR4 RAM, while the higher-end models rock 16GB and as for storage, you'll have 512GB or 1TB SATA or PCIe SSDs. ASUS is using a 15.6-inch display with a native 1920 x 1080 resolution, but there is an optional 4K touchscreen that ASUS offers, something that uses 100% of the Adobe RGB color space.

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ASUS offers up Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB Type-C ports, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A connectors, HDMI out, a microSD card reader, and an audio combo jack.

ASUS hasn't provided any pricing or availability for the new ZenBook Pro 15, but I'm sure we'll hear all about it in a couple of weeks time at Computex 2018.

Anthony joined the TweakTown team in 2010 and has since reviewed 100s of graphics cards. Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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