Asus VivoBook 15, 15.6″ FHD Laptop with AMD Ryzen 3 3200U, F512DA-WH31 Review
Asus VivoBook 15, 15.6″ FHD Laptop, F512DA-WH31
2020 ASUS VivoBook 15 (F512DA-WH31) is a 15.6-inch Full HD slim mid-range laptop with an ultra low voltage AMD Ryzen 3 3200U processor that performs better than the 7th generation Intel i5-7200U, 128GB Solid State Drive, 4GB DDR4 SDRAM memory for basic multitasking, Windows 10 operating system and modern connectivity options.
Asus VivoBook comes with the EST accessories of a 6 ft USB extension cord, a 6 ft HDMI cable and a mouse pad. It has an average customer rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 14 users at the moment. You have different configurations of this laptop including the 12GB RAM with 256GB or 512GB SSD, and the 20GB RAM with the 512GB OR 1TB SSD with different price tags that you can view at Amazon.com product page. They come with a standard manufacturer and seller warranty for one year and good customer support.
AMD Ryzen 3 3200U (4MB cache) is an ultra low voltage dual core mid-range processor that works at a base speed of 2.6GHz that goes up to 3.5GHz with the turbo function as needed by the more demanding tasks. With a Passmark benchmark score of 3800 it offers decent performance overall for standard daily or more difficult tasks. Ryzen 3 3200U is a responsive processor that also offers smooth multitasking. The typical Thermal Design Power- TDP is only 15 watts for this modern quarter 2 of 2019 release ultra low voltage processor.
4GB DDR4 SDRAM is not a lot of memory but you shouldn’t have problems running different browser tabs and apps at the same time. 128GB Solid State Drive is adequate amount of storage space at this price level and is way faster than a regular hard drive. Windows 10 Home 64-bit is the operating system on this Vivobook with its older familiar and brand new user-friendly features. Gray Asus Vivobook F512DA weighs 3.75 pounds and measures 14.4 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches. It has a backlit keyboard for typing easily in the dark, as well as a fingerprint reader for safely logging in.
15.6″ Full HD non-touch display with the NanoEdge bezels on all sides has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution and 88% screen to body ratio. The Radeon RX Vega 3 graphics card offers a similar performance level to the entry level dedicated NVIDIA GeForce 910M graphics card. It has a videocard benchmark score of 845 and you can only play the simple games at acceptable settings and resolutions. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 4.1, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, a Type-A USB 3.0 port, a Type-C USB 3.0 port, an HDMI output, Media Card Reader and a combo audio jack. It offers great value for money, whichever configuration you choose.