With the new Asus ProArt Studiobooks, two exciting creator notebooks are now finding their way into stores shortly after the presentation of the in-house Vivobook S15 and S14 models. Specifically, these are the Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 (H5600) and ProArt Studiobook Pro 16 (W5600) models. They rely on current AMD Ryzen processors, modern Nvidia GeForc RTX graphics and up to 32 GB of RAM.
The Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 (H5600) in detail
Already with the Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 (H5600), you can expect a powerful notebook that wants to convince with a precise image display, intuitive handling and strong performance. The 16-inch WQXGA display with 120 Hz refresh rate and up to 500 nits brightness in 16:10 format is shared by both new ProArt Studiobooks.
In the H5600, the manufacturer also relies on an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor and NVIDIA Geforce RTX 3070 graphics, as well as 32 GB of SO-DIMM DDR4 RAM. In addition, there is 1 TB of PCIe SSD storage.
Thanks to the optional 1 TB plus 1 TB PCIe SSD configuration, the H5600 also has Raid 0 support for even higher data throughput, so even large files can be processed without waiting. Cooling, as with the Pro model, is via Asus IceCool Pro, which ensures that both Creator notebooks have long-lasting performance available even in high use.
Asus Studiobook Pro 16 (W5600) with Ryzen 7
The Asus Studiobook Pro 16 (W5600) is powered by the same 16-inch NanoEdge display in 16:10 format. The 120Hz WQXGA panel with up to 500 nits of brightness not only ensures a razor-sharp image, but also rich blacks and lifelike colors thanks to 100% DCI-P3 color space as well as HDR 500 True Black and PANTONE validation. The displays are also certified by TÜV Rheinland and are particularly easy on the eyes.
The most powerful variant of the W5600 is powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor, an NVIDIA RTX A2000 Workstation GPU and 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. There is also 1 TB of PCIe SSD storage available here.
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Control via Asus Dial
Both Asus ProArt Studiobooks can also be operated intuitively using the Asus Dial. The controller enables precise control and offers various functions, depending on the program. In the compatible Adobe software, for example, you can determine the brush size, change the saturation, adjust the opacity of layers or quickly undo actions.
Users can also adjust screen brightness and volume, along with more than 70 other features, at will for an intuitive, natural approach to creative tools.
A wide variety of connectivity is also offered. Among others, WiFi 6, two USB C ports that also offer a fast charging function, and an SD Express 7.0 card reader are on board. The SD card reader achieves transfer speeds of up to 985 MB/s, which should especially please video and photo professionals.
Prices and availability
Both Asus ProArt Studiobooks are available in stores now. The Asus ProArt Studiobook 16 (H5600) starts at an MSRP of 1,699 euros, while the Asus ProArt Studiobook Pro 16 (W5600) is available from 1,999 euros. You can find more details on the official product website.