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Whoa! This Laptop That's Available Online Really Costs P649,995

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With online classes and work-from-home setups becoming the new norm, the demand for laptops have increased significantly. If you're also on the lookout for new tech, here's one that might catch your interest (though your bank account might disagree...).

This new laptop model by ASUS is gaining online attention, and not just for its impressive features, but also for its price: the laptop is worth a whopping P649,995. In a Facebook post, ASUS stated that the new model, called ASUS ProArt StudioBook One, is the first ever laptop to have NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 6000 graphics. According to NVIDIA's website, the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000 "provides simple connectivity to the next-generation of high-resolution VR head-mounted displays," meaning it's really ~advanced~.

Aside from that, the new model also boasts of an Intel® Core™ i9-9980HK processor 2.4GHz octa-core with Turbo Boost of up to 5.0GHz. For comparison, Apple's newest Macbook Pro model (priced from P104,000 to P116,990) has a 2.0GHz quad-core 10th-generation Intel Core i5 processor with Turbo Boost of up to 3.8GHz.

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Before you go ahead and imagine yourself attending online classes using this more than half a million's worth laptop, ASUS did say that the StudioBook is "designed for data science, product development, and animation" because "it can easily handle large-scale computations and graphics-intensive applications."

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Still, it's hard not to get curious about how high-tech the new model is, especially if you're tech-savvy! See their post here:

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Maybe I'm just a learner, not a weirdo. A learner that knows how to listen and pretend. A simple learner who's a great pretender. Pretending to be slightly dumb enough not to be judged and criticized by those who do not appreciate my existence. We surround ourselves with people who's levels are either beyond or below our intellectual behavior, because as for reality, people may use you either for their success or your downfall. Since then, people tend to judge someone who has an intellect with things they shouldn't be. Making them a criticizer, and most of all, calling them weird.

Honestly, I'm one of this "weirdo" who actually loves to learn things, and for the record, I'm bullied and stressed out for making myself not to learn more and go with the flow to dumbness I had. Have you ever feel being assigned to some task where you know every process to make it easier and faster to finish but turns out to hesitate to voice out because some of your mates put themselves in charge. There are times where I know what to do, what to say, or how to react, but kept myself silent and pretend not to know anything that may help us. Maybe it's a good thing to just go with their ideas and learn from their perspectives, but sometimes you can't control it and says something, and once again called to be a weirdo and let you finish the work by yourself.

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Just be a great pretender not to hear any runts and be a good learner that appreciates everything. It's out of nowhere thoughts of mine, but simply I leave you this my favorite life quotation; "Don't introduce yourself, Let your success introduce you"

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