Choosing a new laptop means that you will have to decide between several models.Your computer will not be limited to technical specifications, so we have built a test plan according to the use you will make of it.We have oriented our test according to criteria such as use for travel, office automation, internet browsing, games or multimedia.
The detail of our analysis in this article.
ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 compatible with internet use?
Chances are that your daily use is not limited to surfing the Internet, and that you need the other functions as well.It is necessary to be able to count on a quality laptop that will not let you down in 2 years, due to obsolescence.A fairly powerful multi-processor, but one that won’t require you to take out a credit to pay for it.You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 from Asus seems to be.
It’s a big screen that you have: 17 inches that will be less easily transported compared to an ultra book. The processor which equips this model, one Core i7-9750H, will be largely sufficient; it may even be too powerful compared to the need. Knowing that the evolution of components is very fast, you will have with this model and this component, a laptop that will last a few years. In addition, with this model, you have at your disposal a tool that will make your internet navigation fluid. A standard equipment with 32 Gb of RAM. It’s the certainty that the computer will work better and longer.
By offering a hard drive of this size, the company is making this model one of the laptops with the largest disk space on the market. Even with 1000 Gb, you can be sure that many video and audio files are continuously stored. This ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 allows you to save locally, and guarantees that you can watch all the movies you want without internet access.
Additional point concerning autonomy: 5 hours of tranquility. It is in the average range of what is done with today’s battery technology. It would be more interesting for the same price, to buy a desktop or a tablet, more powerful on the part autonomy and web surfing.
The ProArt StudioBook Pro 17- the right model for streaming and videos ?
Making this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 a multimedia tool, such seems to have been the objective of Asus. A blend of your TV, stereo and media players in one machine. And to put it simply, this model is clearly one of the best in its category for watching videos or listening to music. A quality of image and sound that allows it to achieve an excellent score in this category.
The laptop from .Asus is imposing by its size. It is one of the largest, with a screen size of only a few 17 inches, and it has a good resolution of 1920×1200. Multimedia oriented, you will enjoy watching your films. Very good quality rendering, both in brightness and image detail.
One of the disadvantages of this size, however, is the overall weight: 2.4 kg that will have to be transported.
Unfortunately, the screen of this model is not provided with a glossy finish. The effect is of lower quality in environments with intermediate or even low light levels – often corresponding to the conditions in which a film is viewed. The readability of the display is therefore a little lower.
In fact, in order not to suffer from reflections on the screen, you will need to have full light conditions.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17. To test the audio quality, we turned up the volume with a movie trailer and then with a few songs of different types. Even if it does well, this laptop will not be able to compete with a good hi-fi system. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
The processor installed on this model is a high-end Core i7-9750H. Unlike the brand’s older processors, energy efficiency is optimal and consumption is well controlled. With this model, you have a tool capable of making several billion calculations per second.
As far as applications are concerned, did Asus not install any. Only the operating system is installed. As a standard, you have some Windows 10 Pro on which it will be possible to add all the software you need. Clearly, to watch movies, nothing more.
Equipped with the NVIDIA Quadro T2000 graphic card, and with 32 Gb of RAM, you will be able to see your movies and even do photo editing if needed. Sufficient for the majority of you, this will not be the case for those who want to make 3D images.
Regarding the connectivity part, Asus has made efforts with available 4 ports. It’s better than the competition. Plenty of room to connect your mouse, speakers and other USB keys.
About the batteries, be aware that you will have some time before you have to reconnect the power. Asus promises 5 hours of battery life; that’s about average.
Is ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 planned for travelling ?
Making this laptop an easily transportable computer may not seem to be a priority in Asus the design of this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17. We have tested it in several configurations : For travel, packed in a suitcase, in home-to-work mode, as part of a family weekend, or simply to go from the living room to the kitchen. Here’s what it turned out : If you need to go on holiday and commuting, and because of its configuration size/weight/quality materials, it is a very good choice.
It is one of the heaviest laptops in its class, with 2.4 Kg. It’s unpleasant to carry. Its size will make you regret the format of ultrabooks. The weight is mainly related to the size of the screen. With its 17 inches, the screen will however render a large image.
No backlit keyboard on this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17. But, unless you work in the dark, you won’t see the point.
We enjoy viewing on this screen which displays deep and vivid colours. This laptop displays deep and vivid colors.
It is a product that is easy and pleasant to use. The image is beautiful, and with its anti-reflective matt tile, no more problems even outdoors.
Thanks to its processor ProArt StudioBook Pro 17, the use in exclusive battery mode is one of the most important of the competition. With the low voltage on the processor, the autonomy is increased and allows to last longer than competing models.
That doesn’t mean you’re going to reach that figure, because it’s an average estimate indicated by the manufacturer.
An autonomy of 5 hours allows this model to average what the competitors do.
In order to reduce the risk of breakage while on the move, this model is equipped with a 1000 Gb SSD hard drive. The main advantage of this type of hard drive is that it contains fewer moving parts and is faster than standard drives.With SSD technology, however, you benefit from a considerable improvement in the time it takes your notebook to start up and get out of standby mode.And if you absolutely need more storage, you can buy an external drive, or take out a cloud account.
When it comes to traveling, you’ll probably think twice before you take that computer with you. Its size does not invite you to carry it everywhere you go. Indeed, because of its size, 17 inches, you have there, one of the largest laptops of the moment.
The connector part is very interesting, with 4 inputs available. That makes it one of the best equipped models on the market.
The techno bluetooth of this model will allow you to connect locally to any type of device that accepts this communication protocol: phone, connected speakers, car…
All the same, this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 is interesting for those who travel.
ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 the right choice for audio or video editing ?
Considering that the assembly that you intend to carry out is of the range of leisure, this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 can suit you. Even for an amateur level, editing and creating music requires processor speed and sufficient RAM. Of course, it is not at the level of what is done for professionals, but it responds well anyway.
This laptop is efficient and cheaper than most of its direct competitors for such uses.Equipped with a software suite as standard, you can start editing for movies and music. However, if you decide to go for business applications, you should know that the performance of the processor Core i7-9750H, and the size of the storage space of 1000 Gb, will allow you to do so.
Even if this corresponds to quality components, Asus made the choice to put only one SSD. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. Here with 1000 Gb you will have enough space to store everything. It is nevertheless one of the good laptops in terms of storage, compared to its competitors.
For the autonomy part, Asus proposes last generation batteries. The available battery life is of 5 hours in standard conditions of use, which means keeping the charger close at hand because the audio-visual assembly consumes a lot of power. A result in the average of the competitors.
For the connector part, the ProArt StudioBook Pro 17has the USB3 format. An interesting format for transfers when you want to move your large audio-video files. In addition, this technology offers a better rate of high-speed file transfer between your laptop and external drives.
You will also be able to use it every day to browse the internet. In short, a relevant choice for a contained price.
ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 the right choice to play online?
With this model, you will be able to move quickly in any game, without parasitic elements, screen freezing or image tearing. Until recently, with rare exceptions, only desktop computers could be used. With this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17, the engineers of Asus have succeeded in balancing the right graphics chip, the processor with enough power, the screen with the right size and the cooling that goes well.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. On this computer, it’s a resolution of 1920×1200, nothing better at the moment
With its graphics NVIDIA Quadro T2000 card and processor Core i7-9750H, Asus has indeed chosen an interesting option. Of course, there are much better ones, but with the processor Core i7-9750H’s computing power, the image recreated in terms of colorimetry and fluidity are of good quality.
During the tests we ran on this laptop, the components used by the brand’s engineers proved that they could hold the load.
Asus like most manufacturers, knows that intensive and extensive use of the computer in game mode requires performance. It corresponds to a median choice, neither extremely powerful nor too expensive.
Even though online games today do not require disk space, the one installed on this model is one of the largest. The 1000 Gb of ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 can still be used by a large number of players in the case of locally installed games.
A better access to wifi on this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 that is standard equipped with the 5GHz band. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
One of the heaviest laptops of the moment, partly due to its 17 inches size.
Please note that with an autonomy of 5 hours, you will have enough time to play video games requiring few resources.
In conclusion, we have been seduced by the balance between performance and components. In addition, it is good value for money compared to competitors. The right tool for maximum performance!
ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 for office automation ?
Although this does not affect the majority of users, it is important to know the OS of this hardware. For those who prefer Apple, there are MacBooks, free distributions for Linux, and Windows computers for the vast majority. Perfectly office oriented, this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 is efficient.
Customary of this OS, Asus has chosen as usual. It is equipped with Windows 10 Pro.
It’s not ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 equipped with all the applications you’ll need. It’s up to you to download and/or purchase the software suite that suits you. It ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 is not designed to be transported, but it will do the job in the case of an exclusively fixed use, and little displacement. Note that with its 2.4 Kg it is one of the heaviest.
For office use, chances are that the absence of the numeric keypad will annoy you over time. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
Asus chose the matt tile option for this ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 that does not reflect light. In use, a matte screen gets dirty less quickly than a glossy one.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
Regarding the size of the hard disk, it has 1000 Gb.You may never fill it out, especially if you are just browsing the Internet, word processing and making spreadsheets.
In conclusion, the ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 is an excellent choice for office use. The right choice for anyone who wants an efficient computer.
The ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 – in summary
The key to choosing a new laptop is to clearly define your needs; it’s good in almost any conditions of use. It performs well in almost everything, the ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 remains reasonable in terms of price.
Nevertheless, this laptop can be considered acceptable for :
– travel use
– making audio and video editing
And we highly recommend this laptop for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– playing video games
– office tasks