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ASUS ROG Zephyrus G Series

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews of ASUS ROG Zephyrus G Series. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Opinions about the size and performance are generally positive. The design and portability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the usability and durability get mixed opinions. There are some critical comments about the price and touchpad.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G Series is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Andrew Williams (techadvisor.co.uk)

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501

 

If you're looking for a portable gaming laptop with bags of performance then the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 is a serious contender. It does have a couple of drawbacks though. Find out in our full review.

Expert review by : Alfred Siew (techgoondu.com)

Goondu review: Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 is a lean, mean gaming machine December 27th, 2017 | by Alfred Siew Gaming 0 The slim Asus gaming laptop is a c

 

The Asus ROG Zephyrus could be the first of many slim yet powerful gaming laptops to come.

Dec, 2017

Expert review by : Wilson Wong (techgoondu.com)

Hands on: Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 gaming laptop September 18th, 2017 | by Wilson Wong Gaming 2 PHOTO: Handout

 

With a slim profile and good looks, Asus' new ROG Zephyrus GX501 laptop is tweaked to run at top speed. It's not cheap, though.

Sep, 2017

Expert review by : Leo Waldock (kitguru.net)

Asus ROG GX501VI Zephyrus 120hz IPS (GTX 1080 NVIDIA MAX-Q) FULL Review

 

Our recent preview of the Asus ROG GX501VI Zephyrus laptop was frustrating as we weren't allowed to Super Thin, super quiet, 120hz IPS panel, New GTX 1080 Max-Q, Intel Core i7 7700HQ. Is this the new laptop YOU want?

120Hz IPS panel with G-Sync looks very good.

Battery life is poor.

Asus ROG GX501VI Zephyrus takes laptop design in an interesting direction.

Jun, 2017

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Expert review by : Matthew Buzzi (pcmag.com)

Asus ROG Zephyrus (GX501VI)

 

Thanks to Nvidia's Max-Q design standard, the GTX 1080-packing Asus ROG Zephyrus is the new benchmark for thin gaming laptops.

Super-thin GTX 1080 laptop. Tasteful design with innovative, quiet thermal solutions. 120Hz G-Sync display. Plenty of ports, including USB-C with Thunderbolt 3. Top-end performance.

Short battery life. 1080p-screen resolution. Bottom panel isn't sturdy when venting. Skinny right-aligned touchpad.

The Asus ROG Zephyrus is an excellent first representation of what's possible with the Max-Q design. The partnership between Nvidia and Asus has yielded a new high watermark for performance in a thin, 15.6-inch laptop, even if there are a couple...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Gordon Mah Ung (pcworld.com)

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 review: Nvidia Max-Q makes it incredibly thin and powerful

 

Asus' Zephyrus GX501 gives you near-GeForce GTX 1080 performance in a five-pound laptop, but at the cost of battery life.

The first gaming laptop that's also thin and fairly light ; G-Sync 120Hz panel for great refresh rates ; GeForce GTX 1080 with Max-Q can yield near-GTX 1080 performance.

Dismal battery life. ; GeForce GTX 1080 with Max-Q can occasionally be no faster than a fast GTX 1070 ; The single M.2 slot is disappointing for a performance laptop

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502DU (Ryzen 7 3750H, GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q) Laptop Review

 

Perfectly balanced, as all things should be. The Zephyrus G GA502DU wants to redefine what a budget gaming laptop should be. Its rare pairing of an AMD H-series CPU with an Nvidia GeForce Max-Q GPU is something we wish could have happened years ago. It...

Some corners had to be cut in order to offer both top notch looks and performance at an affordable level: The display is dimmer than most, color space is narrow, ghosting is more noticeable, both M.2 2280 NVMe slots are half-speed, there is no...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Asus Zephyrus GX501VS (i7-7700HQ, GTX 1070 Max-Q) Laptop Review

 

Now $500 cheaper. Asus is doubling down on Max-Q with its second Zephyrus notebook equipped with GTX 1070 Max-Q graphics. The asking price is a bit more manageable this time around, but the hardware shortcomings are hard to ignore despite the strong...

quieter fan noise than other super-thin gaming notebooks ; relatively low GPU temperature when under load ; very high performance considering the size ; excellent CPU Turbo Boost sustainability ; attractive chassis design ; Thunderbolt 3

no SD reader, RJ-45 port, secondary HDD, or Optimus options ; unique design sacrifices comfort if not working on a flat desk ; spongy keyboard keys; no dedicated NumPad or Macro keys ; average display response times for a gaming notebook ; very warm...

The GX501VS is currently retailing for $500 cheaper than the $2800 GX501VI. Gamers who can cope with the ~15 percent performance drop from the GTX 1080 Max-Q to the GTX 1070 Max-Q will find a more compelling lower barrier to entry on this latest...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Florian Glaser, Klaus Hinum, J. Simon Leitner (notebookcheck.net)

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 Laptop Review

 

Slim with a powerful GPU. Asus has once again managed to have the slimmest device. For now. This time it is the ROG Zephyrus GX501 gaming laptop. Despite its height of just 17.9 millimeters (~0.7 in), the 15-inch notebook is shipped with an Intel Core...

high-contrast 120 Hz panel with wide viewing angles ; nice case with sophisticated materials ; powerful gaming center ; slim chassis ; high-capacity PCIe-SSD ; Thunderbolt 3 ; comparatively light ; G-Sync

display response times could be better ; hard to maintain and upgrade ; test model with some build quality issues ; high temperatures under load ; no switchable graphics ; short battery runtime ; keyboard flexing ; very expensive

The verdict about the 3000-Euro (~$3405) ROG Zephyrus GX501 mainly depends on two things: 1) Does price matter? And: 2) How important is the mobility aspect? Users willing to pay a lot for an extremely slim and powerful notebook get a very stylish and...

Jul, 2017

Expert review by : Vignesh Giridharan (digit.in)

Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 Review

 

Read the in depth Review of Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 Laptops. Know detailed info about Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 configuration, design and performance quality along with pros & cons, Digit rating, verdict based on user opinions/feedback.

Noteworthy performance ; Comfortable keyboard ; Surprisingly good audio

Noisy fans can distract ; Display could use more colour ; No inbuilt webcam

The Asus ROG Zephyrus G GA502 is a cheaper alternative to its Intel Core i7-powered counterpart, the Zephyrus M GU502. Get it if you’re willing to overlook some less-than-obvious losses in overall performance and display quality.

Sep, 2019
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