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Asus ProArt Studio book 16 OLED (H5600) Review

Asus ProArt Studio book 16 OLED (H5600) Review


  • Gorgeous 16-inch, 4K OLED display with high color gamut coverage
  • Unique Asus Dial provides contextual input for Adobe Creative Suite apps
  • Our config’s AMD Ryzen 9 and Nvidia RTX 3070 GPU ready for demanding creative workloads


  • Keyboard truncated to make room for dial
  • So-so throughput in storage testing


  Laptop Class

Desktop Replacement



AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX


  Processor Speed

3.3 GHz


  RAM (as Tested)

32 GB


  Boot Drive Type



  Boot Drive Capacity (as Tested)

2 TB


  Screen Size

16 inches


  Native Display Resolution

3840 by 2400


  Touch Screen



  Panel Technology



  Variable Refresh Support



  Screen Refresh Rate

60 Hz


  Graphics Processor

Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU


  Graphics Memory

8 GB


  Wireless Networking

802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth


  Dimensions (HWD)

0.77 by 14.25 by 10.4 inches



5.29 lbs


  Operating System

Windows 10


  Tested Battery Life (Hours:Minutes)




The Asus ProArt Studio book 16 (begins at $1,599.99) is a tremendous new illustration of how PC creators have been obliging innovative experts as of late with a developing number of altered plans. This present PC’s blend incorporates a dazzling 16-inch OLED screen with a 4K goal, an amazing AMD Ryzen 9 motor with Nvidia GeForce RTX 30 Series illustrations, and a special console dial with context-oriented apparatus directions for Adobe inventive programming. We will not have the foggiest idea about the exact valuing of our test model until nearer to its November discharge, so we’ll hold judgment and our five-star rating scale for the time being, however, we’re dazzled with the (without a doubt expensive) group the way things are.

From OLED to Ryzen, everything is planned considering creatives. 

The Studiobook is certainly not a little framework, yet it’s maybe more minimized than you’d suspect for a 16-inch PC with extensive preparing power. The PC measures 0.77 by 14.3 by 10.4 inches and weighs 5.29 pounds, making it a long way from the most convenient force client’s PC available. Be that as it may, given its designated segment and use, it’s an OK size.

As far as fabricate quality, the general development is strong—all around made and comparable with the sticker price. The console gives a pleasant composing experience; the keys are quick and springy however do not have any novel feel. The keys have all the earmarks of being somewhat little for a PC of this size, which might require some changing, yet there’s a valid justification for it: Some of the upward regions is taken up by the actual dial (which we’ll go over in more profundity beneath). The console is additionally migrated somewhat vertically, so you may at first feel like you’re going after the keys. It’s anything but a major issue, yet on a 16-inch PC, a console feels somewhat close.

The showcase is one of the most pivotal parts of a substance maker PC, and this one is shocking. Our testing gadget has a dazzling 4K OLED show, however, the Studio book is additionally accessible with IPS shows. The 16-inch board has a 16:10 viewpoint proportion and a goal of 3,840 by 2,400 pixels, bringing about a super-sharp and splendid screen when joined with OLED innovation’s rich tones and profound blacks. Obviously, the showcase’s distinctive shades and imperativeness stop people in their tracks when found face to face.

The board has likewise been production line adjusted for shading exactness to fulfil Pantone Validated guidelines, just as having been Calman Verified. Asus claims that the DCI-P3 shading range is totally covered.

A significant number of the PC OLED boards we see are more modest than this one, yet a brilliant showcase of this size—Asus considers it the initial 16-inch OLED PC screen—is a shocker. Shading exactness and inky blacks are an advantage for content creation, shading coordinating, and more for inventive labourers. A more broad depiction of the different advantages of OLED innovation can be found in our manual for the best OLED PCs.

Enact Your Workflow 

Besides these fundamentals, there’s the Asus Dial, an outwardly engaging material dial. It’s a finished handle with the external edge sunk somewhat into the suspension so the top is flush with the console deck. It turns without a hitch while likewise giving material criticism as a satisfying tightening sensation.

At the point when you’re only perusing the web or on the Windows work area, pulling down on the dial raises a computerized outspread menu, where you can snap to choose screen splendour or sound volume, then, at that point, change them by pivoting the dial.

That is a decent reward, yet Adobe Creative Suite is the place where the Asus Dial truly sparkles. Squeezing the dial when Photoshop is open raises a one of a kind menu that incorporates a brush choices bunch (which incorporates settings for sizes, stream, hardness, haziness, and different things), layer zoom, and fix. Time pivot change, layer perusing, travelling through the course of events, and different provisions are accessible in After Effects.

Every application has its own arrangement of decisions that are explicit to that item, making your interaction more productive. It’s conceivable that your muscle memory for console easy routes is quicker (or will be right away), however, keeping one hand on the touchpad and the other on the dial to quickly switch devices turns out to be more agreeable. Albeit this idea is special to workstations, it is suggestive of Microsoft’s Surface Dial, which was intended for the organization’s Surface Studio work area and Surface Pro tablets.

I’m not a visual planner or craftsman, so I can’t say how valuable the Asus Dial will be intended for innovative experts, however, I viewed it to be both agreeable and helpful. I’m appreciative of its expansion regardless of whether I just use it as a volume scroller. I additionally explored different avenues regarding other programming and made a copy work process to make utilizing the dial natural, and I was before long flying through menus quicker than when I initially began. I can’t represent everybody’s work processes (maybe your own alternate ways are quicker), however, I can perceive how the device makes it simple to switch through devices without moving the cursor.

What’s more, the ProArt’s touchpad has three mouse fastens rather than two, including the middle button, which is well known with CAD programming and another autonomous programming seller (ISV) applications. The left and right fasten are standard left-and right-click buttons, individually, with the focal button going about as a “hold” button.

The Studio book 16 is similarly exceptional with ports, though they aren’t ample. Two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3.1 Type-A ports, an HDMI port, an SD card space, and an Ethernet attachment are totally included. I trust nobody gets forgotten about, however, this cluster covers more than the basics. Innovative callings often require a great deal of availability, so I trust nobody is forgotten about.

Favourable to Grade Speed Components and Performance Testing 

We should continue on to the parts since we’ve gone through the presentation and assemble, which will be similarly imperative to innovative experts with weighty jobs. The H5600 variation we have has an AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor, a Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 GPU, 32GB of memory, and a 2TB strong state drive, as indicated by Asus.

It’s significant that the gadget we got had 32GB of RAM, but the retail form will have 64GB. This ought to decidedly affect the presentation measurements. The least expensive Studio book 16 expenses $1,599.99 and accompanies a 2,560-by-1,600 presentation with a 120Hz revive rate, an AMD Ryzen 7 processor, a GeForce RTX 3060 GPU, 32GB of memory, and a 1TB SSD.

It’s imperative not to stir up the Studiobook 16 OLED with the Studiobook Pro 16 OLED, which is all the more explicitly promoted as a workstation and utilizations Nvidia’s ISV-ensured RTX A2000 and A5000 proficient GPUs as opposed to the GeForce RTX equipment focused on imagination and gaming. The Pro is accessible in two assortments (W5600 and W7600) and has Intel Xeon processors. It begins at $2,499.99 and handles the most requesting 3D plan and delivering responsibilities.

Presently we’ll perceive what the ProArt’s parts can act in real benchmark testing. One more OLED PC with committed illustrations, a versatile workstation, a gaming machine, and a general-utilize 16-inch PC are among the frameworks whose test outcomes we’ll contrast with the Asus’ in the table beneath. This ought to furnish you with a wide scope of perspectives.

Trial of Productivity 

UL’s PCMark 10’s centre benchmark mimics various true usefulness and content-creation cycles to survey in general execution for office-driven activities like word preparing, spreadsheeting, web perusing and videoconferencing. The Full System Drive test in PCMark 10 is likewise used to assess the heap time and throughput of a PC’s stockpiling.

Profoundly and strings. Primate Labs’ Geekbench 5.4 Pro emulates well-known applications going from PDF delivering to discourse acknowledgement to AI, while Maxon’s Cinebench R23 utilizes the organization’s Cinema 4D motor to create a convoluted situation. At last, we convert a 12-minute video cut from 4K to 1080p quality utilizing the open-source video transcoder HandBrake 1.4. (lower times are better).

PugetSystems’ PugetBench for Photoshop, which utilizes Adobe’s celebrated picture supervisor’s Creative Cloud variant 22 to score a PC’s exhibition for content creation and sight and sound applications, is our last usefulness test. It’s a Photoshop addon that does an assortment of general and GPU-sped up capacities, like opening, turning, resizing, and saving pictures, just as adding veils, slope fills, and channels.

Indeed, even among these top of line rivalry, the Studio book 16 ought to be perhaps the quickest gadget, and it is. The ProArt’s fundamental rival is the ThinkPad P15 Gen 2 workstation, but the ProArt’s Ryzen CPU gave it a minor benefit over the Core i9-11950H. The media tests are especially fascinating for this kind of PC, and there’s no question that the Studiobook 16 is capable of handling photos and movies.

One point I’d need to feature is the capacity throughput, which, as should be obvious, is altogether lower than the rest. While there was no observable inertness in boot time, getting to records, or running projects, when I attempted to move my information from my test drive to the Windows work area, there was some abnormal conduct and an extensive deferral. I can’t picture Asus picking a lethargic SSD for this PC, so it’s conceivable this gadget simply has a cantankerous drive, yet it’s important.

Gaming and Graphics Tests 

We put two DirectX 12 gaming recreations from UL’s 3DMark to the test: Night Raid (which is more unassuming and reasonable for PCs with incorporated designs) and Time Spy (seriously requesting, appropriate for gaming rigs with discrete GPUs).

We additionally lead two tests from the GFXBench 5 cross-stage GPU benchmark, which puts a strain on low-level tasks like finishing just as undeniable level, game-like visual delivering. The 1440p Aztec Ruins and 1080p Car Chase tests, which are delivered offscreen to suit various presentation goals, utilize the OpenGL programming interface and equipment decoration, separately, to practice designs and register shaders. The higher the edges of each second (fps) on GFXBench, the better.

Albeit not all inventive or media undertakings depend on the GPU, many do, and clients with such responsibilities will be all around served. The GeForce RTX 3070 in the Studio book 16 isn’t a workstation GPU like the one in the ThinkPad P15 Gen 2, yet it’s as yet an incredible gaming GPU for graphically requesting applications. Albeit the ThinkPad has more crude force, the Asus is more than fit for most innovative experts.

Tests on the battery and Display 

We put PC batteries under a magnifying glass by playing a privately saved 720p video document (the open-source Blender film Tears of Steel) at half splendour and 100% tumult until the gadget closes down. Prior to the test, we guarantee sure the battery is completely energized and that Wi-Fi and console backdrop illumination are wound down.

We additionally utilize a Datacolor SpyderX Elite screen adjustment sensor and programming to quantify a PC screen’s shading immersion—the amount of the sRGB, Adobe RGB, and DCI-P3 shading ranges or ranges it can show—and splendour in nits (candelas per square meter) at Windows’ 50% and pinnacle screen settings.

While it outlived the Alienware gaming arrangement, the Studiobook’s battery life is just satisfactory, missing the mark concerning its rivals by a few hours and missing the mark regarding what we’d call the entire day perseverance. Albeit six hours is desirable over a few, it won’t get you through a total workday. Any significant occupation is better done on AC power for gaming and film creation, however, you ought to have the option to use this gadget out and about depending on the situation, in spite of its weight and battery life.

The 16-inch OLED screen performs well as far as brilliance and shading inclusion in show testing. With regards to photograph altering and prepress shading coordinating, OLED is the best approach.

A Creation Station on Wheels 

The Studio book 16 is a potential dream PC for inventive experts, on account of the Asus Dial, OLED show, and enough CPU and GPU power. The console dial is genuinely valuable (and, alright, somewhat engaging), and the presentation is both brilliant and vivid. We do have an expression of alert with regards to the capacity speed of our test gadget, yet that could be a one-time issue. Besides that, the Asus is a fit and very much fabricated PC with one of a kind advantages for imaginative individuals that is reasonable more affordable than versatile workstations. Look out for our last score as we draw nearer to make a big appearance and become familiar with the dollar-sign main concern.

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