Ultrabooks‘ should pack everything into their slim bodies: long battery life, vibrant graphics and snappy performance. Many of today’s ultrabooks feature Intel integrated graphics, wether the older HD 3000 or the newer HD 4000 bundled with the Ivy Bridge CPUs. This kind of ultrabooks can cope with daily tasks, heavy gaming and all sorts of video playback or editing.
Asus recently announced their latest and ultra lightweight 14-inch S-series S46 ultrabook, which is going to hit the shelves in the USA very soon. The manufacturer says, that S-series are supposed to be comfortable and durable laptops for professional and home use. All Asus S-series ultrabooks go with dedicated Nvidia GT 630M graphics and a discrete GPU, and will be available with an Ivy Bridge Core i7 CPU.
The Asus Zenbook UX32VD has features usually missing from other ultrabooks, including a 1080p display, a Core i7 CPU, and both the RAM and the hard drive are upgradable. This top ultrabook with dedicated Nvidia GR 620M graphics has a 500 Gbhard drive and just a small solid state drive that boosts performance and speeds up resume times. This ultrabook goes with a dedicated Nvidia GPU.