This black and gold laptop from Asus not only looks sharp but that sleek design is hiding some very impressive hardware under the hood as well. The Asus X540LJ-BB71-CB features a powerful Intel Core i7 processor which instantly makes it a high performing laptop and draws the eye of power users across Canada. Below we are going to look under the hood a bit on this Asus and see just what it has to offer in the way of Benefits and Downsides.
Processor: Intel Core i7-5500U
Memory: 8 GB of RAM
Storage: 1 TB SATA
Screen: 15.6 Inch Non-Touchscreen
OS: Windows 10
Any laptop that is powered by an Intel Core i7 is going to have that front and center when talking about its biggest benefits and the Asus X540LJ-BB71-CB is no different, With this powerful processor combined with 8 GB of memory you can rest assured that this will be a laptop that can handle big applications and multi-tasking with ease.
The very spacious 1 TB hard drive should have more then enough room for you music, movies or any other large file types you should wish to save and keep you from having to worry about deleting files just to conserve space.
Decently light for a full sized laptop at only 2.08 Kg it can also be a good fit for those on the go type users or business travelers that have to spend plenty of time with this laptop hanging over your shoulders.
No doubt your paying for the privilege of having an Intel Core i7 with the Asus X540LJ-BB71-CB as the price tag seems a bit steep when you compare the rest it has to offer. But only you can decide if that extra dollar figure it worth it to get the added performance benefits that this CPU offers.
With some higher end models offering 3 or even 4 USB ports the measly 2 that are provided here doesn’t seem like much and if you are somebody who is consistently plugging in multiple devices the lack of extra ports may be of concern.
Overall the Asus X540LJ-BB71-CB doesn’t have many over the top qualities with the number one feature that is going to convince people to pay the price Asus is asking for being the Intel Core i7. If processor power is a big concern for you it seems easy to justify the price but otherwise you may end up looking elsewhere for your next laptop.