The Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W is a cheap and comfortable laptop with a fast SSD storage of 512 GB and a USB-C connection. Equipped with a 17-inch anti-glare screen, this Windows 11 laptop relies on 8 GB of RAM and an Intel Tiger Lake Pentium Gold 7505 processor and is therefore suitable for everyday use.
Performance, battery life of the Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W
The Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W is a slim 17-inch laptop designed for everyday use.
It benefits from a good amount of RAM of 8GB which is very useful for multitasking. It supports well the processor that shows its limits under CPU-intensive software, the low-power Intel Tiger Lake Pentium Gold 7505, which results in slowdowns.
Logically, no dedicated graphics card is embedded in this slim laptop, given its positioning. It still allows you to watch photos and videos thanks to the Intel UHD graphics inserted in the Pentium.
The storage is an undeniable asset of this configuration. It supports the heart advantageously on a daily basis. Because it is entrusted to a silent SSD, but also less energy consuming than a hard disk, more robust and much faster.
In practice, the SSD guarantees much better fluidity and responsiveness than a hard disk. Thus, thanks to the SSD, you get much faster startups and shutdowns as well as software launches.
With its 512 GB, the SSD offers a capacity in line with what hard disks offer as standard. However, if you need more space, you can add a second SSD or a hard drive via the 2.5-inch read slot.
Or rely on an external storage unit such as a USB 3.0/USB-C device for fast transfers.
As for the autonomy of this thin computer for a model of large format very comfortable in the context of a mostly sedentary use (eg: at home), expect about 4 hours of operation on battery in light use.
Features of the Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W
|Screen(s)||17.3″ WXGA+ HD 60% NTSC 200cd/m² (1600×900, anti-glare/matte)|
|Processor||Intel Pentium 7505 Tiger Lake (2.0 GHz, 2 cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB (soldered) DDR4 3200 MHz, 1 slot (free)|
|Graphic card||Intel UHD integrated into the processor|
|Storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0) + 1 free 2.5 inch slot|
|connectors||1 USB 3.0 + 2 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4, microSD|
|Network||Wi-Fi 5ac (1×1), Bluetooth 4.1|
|Backlit Keyboard||No (1.4mm stroke)|
|Audio system||2 speakers (2W) SonicMaster ICEpower|
|Operating system||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Announced autonomy / Battery||4 hours / Li-Ion 2 cells 32Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||2.3 Kg / 406 x 256 x 21.4|
Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W vs. the competition
The Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W is currently on special offer at Cdiscount and is among the cheapest in its category where you can find competitors with better performance in terms of processor and/or graphics.
If this laptop does not fully meet your needs, we invite you to consult our guide cheap laptop, you will find other similar laptops that can be good alternatives to the Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W.
Asus VivoBook R754EA-BX680W chassis, connectors, screen
With its slim transparent silver design and controlled weight, this notebook has an elegant and discreet appearance.
The connectivity integrated into this laptop is good, including 1 USB-C, Wi-Fi 5 ac and Bluetooth 4.0 wireless modules for remote connections and communications, a practical HDMI video output to easily connect this computer to a TV or monitor for example, an audio port and 3 USBs, all of which are compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, with USB 3.0 guaranteeing transfers that are up to 10 times faster than with USB 2.0 if a USB 3.0 peripheral is plugged in.
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Logically, given its positioning, this computer has a 16:9 format screen suitable for video playback as well as a definition of 1600×900, comfortable for those who find the Full HD provides a display too small. In addition, it reproduces colors more faithfully than the average without offering a colorimetry as faithful as a high-end IPS slab of course. As it is anti-reflective, the screen is also more readable than a glossy panel in bright environments (eg: outdoor) and less tiring for the eyes in prolonged use.