Review of ROG Zephyrus GX501 (8th-Gen) 15.6” Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop
Business in front, party in the back
ROG Zephyrus is a revolutionary gaming laptop born from ROG’s persistent dedication to innovation.
Despite being thinner than all previous ROG laptops at only 0.7” thin, it has the hardware to rival high-end gaming desktops. It's the slimmest laptop to feature a GeForce GTX 1080.
The competition of who has the best gaming laptop ever developed is increasing. Almost all laptop brands have their own pride to present to people. Even the “timid” brands such as Lenovo, Dell, Samsung, and Asus – which are known to produce a business type laptop.
Asus has released a couple of gaming laptop and still innovating new models and specs. The newest of their product line is the Asus ROG Zephyrus. Enjoy a vast leap in gaming and productivity performance with Intel’s first mobile Core i7 processor with 6 cores and 12 threads with a boost clock of up to 3.8GHz on all 6 cores. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics let the machine go toe-to-toe with the most hardcore gaming PCs. ROG Zephyrus features an extraordinary 512GB HyperDrive SSD based on the latest NVM Express (NVMe) and PCI Express technologies. With sequential read speeds of 3478MB/s, the M.2 drive loads games, apps, and other data at warp speed. Its copious capacity has ample storage for everything you need. Zephyrus is equipped with the latest DDR4 memory that’s clocked at a blazing-fast 2666MHz. ROG Zephyrus uses SmartAmp technology to boost audio output by up to 80% over the previous generation.
ROG slimmed the body to a mere 16.9-17.9mm while maintaining powerful cooling and unbeatable acoustic efficiency thanks to a clever new air-flow design: Active Aerodynamic System. This makes the ROG Zephyrus the slimmest laptop with a GeForce GTX 1080. The keyboard is positioned at the front of the chassis to allow better cooling for the internal components. The 8th-Gen Zephyrus features AURA SYNC, allowing you to synchronize RGB lighting effects across your other AURA SYNC enabled devices. The keyboard is positioned at the front of the chassis to allow better cooling for the internal components. The 8th-Gen Zephyrus features AURA SYNC, allowing you to synchronize RGB lighting effects across your other AURA SYNC enabled devices.