The already-excellent ASUS CX5 is getting a higher-spec version

The already-excellent ASUS CX5 is getting a higher-spec version

We’ve reviewed the ASUS CX5 (the 15-inch version) and in most ways, it is a fantastic machine. The 11th-gen Intel Tiger Lake Core i3 has more speed than nearly anything we’ve every tested, the 8GB of RAM is plenty, and the 128GB of NVMe storage allows the user plenty of fast, local storage to use. With the white-on-black aesthetic, a 15.6-inch FHD screen, a fantastic backlit keyboard, and a spacious glass trackpad, there’s a whole lot to like in the ASUS CX5 package. More specs, please It would seem that ASUS isn’t content with leaving well-enough alone, however, and they are delivering a spec bump to the lightning-fast CX5 that puts it more in-line with the recently-available CX9 and CX5400. Both of those devices come with the even-faster Tiger Lake Core i7 chips and, perhaps most importantly, the updated Intel Xe integrated graphics as well. Taking a cue from those higher-end siblings, the updated CX5 looks to be coming in a much higher trim, sporting an 11th-gen Core i5 processor and 16GB of RAM to go along with all the …
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