• CPU: Intel Core i5-9300H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)

Pros

  • Low price
  • 120Hz IPS panel option (Sharp LM156LF-GL02 (NCP0042))
  • A wide spectrum of graphics cards to choose from
  • It doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (Sharp LM156LF-GL02 (NCP0042))
  • RGB basically everywhere

Cons

  • No Thunderbolt support
  • No SD card reader
  • Only 57% of sRGB coverage (Sharp LM156LF-GL02 (NCP0042))

ASUS ROG G531 - Specs

CPU Performance #11
  • Intel Core i7-8700 14.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 19.3%
  • Intel Core i5-9300H
  • Intel Core i7-6820HK (@ 4 GHz) 0.4%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 1.2%
GPU Performance #13
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 5.8%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Sharp LM156LF-GL02 (NCP0042)
Color accuracy 5.4 -> 3.2
HDD/SSD
512GB PCIe SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
361 x 274 x 25.9 mm (14.21" x 10.79" x 1.02")
Weight
2.40 kg (5.3 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi Intel 9560 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2 Gigabit WiFi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 3.5W
  • Optical drive

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Sharp LM156LF-GL02 (NCP0042)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 282 cd/m2
sRGB 57%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1370:1
dE Color Checker 5.4 3.2
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-9300H

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)

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Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
144+ fps
125 fps
66 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
101 fps
94 fps
88 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144+ fps
127 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
86 fps
81 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
111 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
117 fps
84 fps
79 fps
50 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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