Dell G5 15 5505 SE vs ASUS VivoBook S15 S533

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Review

Evaluation of Dell G5 15 5505 SE and ASUS VivoBook S15 S533 important characteristics
Performance
System and application performance
Gaming
Performance in popular 3D games
Display
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
Connectivity
Ports, webcam and other interfaces
Case
Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

What are the key differences between the notebooks
Advantages of the Dell G5 15 5505 SE
  • Can run popular games at about 116-158% higher FPS
  • Around 67% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
Advantages of the ASUS VivoBook S15 S533
  • Significantly easier to carry: weighs 700 grams less (around 1.54 lbs)
  • Thinner bezels and 10% higher screen-to-body ratio
  • Smaller footprint: 9% more compact case (130.3 vs 143.8 square inches)
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Tests and Specifications

Comparison table of test results and technical specs

Case

Weight 2.5 kg (5.51 lbs) 1.8 kg (3.97 lbs)
Dimensions 365.5 x 254 x 24.5 mm
14.39 x 10 x 0.96 inches
359.8 x 233.8 x 16.1 mm
14.17 x 9.2 x 0.63 inches
Area 928 cm2 (143.9 inches2) 841 cm2 (130.4 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~72.3% ~79.8%
Side bezels 10.1 mm 7.2 mm
Colors Silver White, Black, Green, Red
Transformer No No
Opening angle 150° 130°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Number of fans 2 2
Noise level 50.6 dB 41.6 dB

Display

Size 15.6 inches 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz 60 Hz
PPI 141 ppi 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No No
Touchscreen No No
Coating Matte Matte
Display tests
Contrast - 563:1
sRGB color space - 58.5%
Adobe RGB profile - 40.3%
DCI-P3 color gamut - 39%
Response time 35 ms 33 ms
Max. brightness
300 nits

Battery

Capacity
Voltage 11.4 V 11.55 V
Full charging time 2:30 hr -
Battery type Li-Ion Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery No Yes
Charging port position Left Left
Charge power 240 W 65 W
Weigh of AC adapter - 194 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 3.0 GHz 0.9-2.4 GHz
Turbo frequency 4 GHz 4.2 GHz
Cores 6 4
Threads 12 8
L3 Cache 8 MB 8 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon Vega 6 Iris Xe Graphics G7 80EU
Fabrication process 7 nm 10 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP - 27 W
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 7 nm 14 nm
GPU base clock 1035 MHz 1354 MHz
GPU boost clock 1265 MHz 1468 MHz
FLOPS 5.829 TFLOPS 1.879 TFLOPS
Memory size 6 GB 2 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR5
Memory bus 192 bit 64 bit
Memory speed ~12 Gbps ~7 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2304 640
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 144 32
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 64 16
GPU performance
5.829 TFLOPS
1.879 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 2x4 GB 2x4 GB
Clock 3200 MHz 3200 MHz
Type DDR4 DDR4
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 64 GB 16 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x256 GB 1x256 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 1
NVMe Yes Yes

Sound

Audio chip Realtek ALC3254 Realtek ALC256
Speakers 2.0 2.0
Power 2x2W -
Dolby Atmos No No
Loudness 82.5 dB 79.8 dB
Microphones 2 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6 v6
Bluetooth v5.1 v5
Fingerprint No Optional
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.1 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.1 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0 1x HDMI 1.4
DisplayPort 1x v1.4 No
VGA No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes No
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad No Yes
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.7 mm 1.4 mm
Touchpad
Size 10.5 x 6.5 cm -
Surface Plastic Plastic
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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