The ASUS VivoBook X540SA is a full-featured Windows 10 laptop that lets you replace that old desktop for far much less. It doesn’t come with the fancy features of premium laptops, but it gets the work done if you stick to the basics like schoolwork, basic image and video editing, or simply surfing the Web. This is worth being on the 2nd top number in the list of good gaming laptops under 300.
While most budget 15.6-inch laptops weigh in at over five pounds, the ASUS VivoBook X540SA is lighter and weighs in at just 4.41 pounds. ASUS gaming laptop comes in top 10 gaming laptops. The battery life is higher than a number of its competitors and some users have reported run times of over seven hours off of a full charge. Realistically you’ll be able to scrutinize 5-6 hours of internet browsing or data processing and 3-4 hours while streaming videos. Powered by an Intel Quad Core Pentium N3700 processor and 4GB of RAM, the ASUS VivoBook X540SSA can simply deal with basic tasks at home or at the workplace. However the installed 4GB of RAM is soldered to the main board and you can install another 4GB RAM module. However 8GB of RAM is quite enough for the requirements of most simple apps and for the limitations of the Pentium processor. The 500GB hard drive offers a decent quantity of space to store your files and your installed apps, but it’s a slower 5400rpm drive. You can upgrade to a faster drive, but it’s not necessary for this budget friendly laptop. You get a standard 1366 x 768 display, which offers great image quality, but the viewing angles aren’t pretty much good as IPS displays. The display offers good image quality for video playback and you can stream videos at 720p. The superfast USB 3.1 Type-C port permits you to connect to a number of next generation devices and peripherals, which helps in future proofing the ASUS VivoBook X540SA.