ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 Review 2018: Performance
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 sets the bar high for its excellent performance in our list. In this generation, people need a laptop that is thin, light and has a great performance. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 places on the top with all the needs that people want in this generation. Though being on top in our list, ASUS has compromised a bit on its battery life but still, the performance, design, speakers, and display sits on the top. The stellar gaming performance on this laptop is absolutely awesome along with its incredible sound. The other fact that ASUS has compromised is on its keyboard. The keyboard on this laptop is shallow as that of a skinny laptop which is not good especially when gaming. Want to know why this laptop is marked as best for gaming? Just go through the article below!!!
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 is priced at eyewatering $2699 which is really high as compared to its rivalries. The review we have given on this laptop is the high-end version of Zephyrus series so it’s fairly acceptable to beat this price. And, talking about its specs, there are a lot of things that you need to know about this gaming beast. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 has an i7-7700HQ processor along with NVidia GeForce GTX 1080 which is a beast for gaming and its performance. It has a storage of 512 GB SSD with 16 GB of RAM so that you can do your overall tasks without any problems. This laptop packs a 15.6″ inch Full HD display but it can be much better if they had given a 4K display at this price range. Some more features of this laptop are given below!!!
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 Specifications:
CPU: 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ (4 cores, 6MB cache, up to 3.8GHz)
Graphics: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X VRAM) and with Intel HD Graphics 630
RAM: 16GB DDR4 (2,400MHz)
Screen: 15.6-inch, Full HD (1920×1080) anti-glare, (120Hz refresh rate with Nvidia G-Sync)
Storage: 512GB M.2 PCIe x4 SSD
Ports: 1 x Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C), 4 x USB 3.0, 1 x HDMI 2.0, headset jack
Connectivity: 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
Camera: HD webcam
Weight: 4.85 pounds (2.2kg)
Size: 14.9 x 10.3 x 0.66-0.7 inches (1.69-1.79 x 26.2 x 37.9cm; H x D x W)
Pros & Cons Of ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501
Powerful Machine Lowest Battery Life
Excellent Speakes And Display Poor Keyboard
Innovative and Quiet Cooling No SD Card Slots
Slim & Sharp Design Not a 4K Monitor
Here are some of the games that we have tested from this laptop and overall it gave a pretty much good gameplay!
Overview of ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501
ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 is the thinnest, powerful gaming laptop that we can see in 2018. Though being the powerful laptop, it has some cons that might disturb the gamers out there who are really into gaming. The fact that our team like about this laptop was its built and thin layer design along with its performance which is really good at this price range. And another fact that we love was its quiet cooling technology which is really needed in a gaming laptop.
So, should you buy it? The answer is maybe yes! If you are really into gaming then you might not like some factors about this laptop i.e. its keyboard and battery which is not that big deal. Otherwise, this laptop is a gaming beast and can handle any games at the highest settings as well you can perform overall tasks without any sweat!