Asus VivoBook 17 M712 Review

COVID-19 complications and parts shortages have wreaked havoc on the availability and prices of budget laptops, so if you’re wearily sorting through the meager options for an inexpensive, big-screen notebook, the Asus VivoBook 17 M712 ($550 at might be a sight for your sore eyes. Yes, it uses an older third-generation instead of new fifth-generation AMD Ryzen processor, but it ticks nearly every other box. A stylish silver chassis, a comfortable keyboard, and just enough power for everyday computing tasks make this 17.3-inch rig one of the best large laptops you can buy if you’re on a strict budget.

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