Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 4500U/12GB RAM/1TB HDD+256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/AMD Vega 6 Graphics)6.2/10 (Expert Score)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 4500U | 6 Core | 6 Thread | 8MB of Total L3 Cache | 2.3 GHz | 4 GHz
- RAM: 12GB RAM | DDR4 3200MHz | (8GB + 4GB) 1x SO-DIMM slot
- Storage: 1TB HDD, 256GB SSD | 1x 2.5-inch SATA Slot for SSD/HDD Expansion | 1x M.2 Slot
- GPU: Integrated | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6 (4000/5000 Series)
- Display: 15.6 Inch | FHD (1920 x 1080) | Innolux N156HCA-EAB | 60 Hz
- Battery: 42 Watt hours
- Operating System:Windows 10
- Ports: 1x USB 3 (Type C) | 1x USB 3.0 (Type-A) | 2x USB 2.0 (Type A) | HDMI | 1x Micro SD Card Reader | 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
- Other Features: Keyboard: Backlit, Chicklet Style | Weight:1.8 Kg | Additional Features: Bluetooth 5, Wifi 6
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Laptop Review: Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB
The Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and AMD Vega 6 Graphics. Other key specs include 12GB RAM and 1 TB HDD + 256 GB SSD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inches FHD Panel. Consider its relatively thin profile this laptop has decent performance and is capable of handling most editing workloads with a little room for entry-level gaming.
Design and Ports
The chassis of the Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB is made out of plastic but it looks metallic and gives an impression of a premium device. The hinge upon opening lifts the laptop a little for better thermal performance and typing experience.
- 1x HDMI 1.4
- 1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
- 2x USB 2.0
- 1x USB 3.1 Type-A (Gen1)
- 1x USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 1)
- 1x Micro SD card reader
Keyboard and Trackpad
The Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB has a chicklet style backlit keyboard. The keyspace is perfect however the keys themselves feel a bit soft and lack a bit of a click. The trackpad on the other hand is smooth and precise.
The Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB comes with Hexa core ryzen 5 4500U CPU which is comparable if not better than the intel core i7 1065G7 which is the fastest 15-watt ice lake CPU. On the graphics end of the game, the Vega 6 GPU competes with Nvidia Mx330 in terms of performance. The RAM here also is quite fast running at 3200MHz with fast 512GB M.2 SSD as a storage module. All of these things combined make if well balance system. The only problem is that there is only 1 SO-DIMM Slot that is occupied with 8GB of memory.
Display: 60Hz FHD (AU Optronics B156HAN02.1)
The FHD panel on the Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB has a 60Hz Refresh rate and doesn’t suffer from and noticeable issues such as backlight bleeding and PWM flickering. The display here has an average color coverage and below-average brightness and suitable for outdoor use.
- Panel Model Number: AU Optronics B156HAN02.1
- Coverage: 65% sRGB | 48% AdobeRGB | 48% DCI P3;
- Max brightness: 250 Nits;
- Contrast Ratio: 800:1;
- Colour Temperature: 6485K;
- PWM Flickering: No;
- Response Time: 25 ms;
Specification: Asus VivoBook 15 M513IA-BH51-CB (15.6 Inch 60Hz FHD/AMD Ryzen 5 4500U/12GB RAM/1TB HDD+256GB SSD/Windows 10 Home/AMD Vega 6 Graphics)