• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036))
  • Relatively low price
  • dual M.2 NVMe drives (although only PCIe x2 speeds are supported)
  • Good battery life
  • 120Hz IPS display options

Cons

  • Poor cooling, resulting in high temperatures and noise levels
  • Shallow color coverage (Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036))
  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Our unit had issues with the performance
  • Occasional coil whine

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GA502 - Specs

CPU Performance #30
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 1.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 1.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 1.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 2%
  • Intel Core i7-8550U 2.1%
GPU Performance #14
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 10.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 13.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 0.1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 2.8%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036)
Color accuracy 4.2 -> 3.5
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD PCIe NVMe
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x2 slots See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
360 x 252 x 19.9 - 20.4 mm (14.17" x 9.92" x 0.78")
Weight
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack
Features
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard White
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 280 cd/m2
sRGB 55%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1260:1
dE Color Checker 4.2 3.5
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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ASUS ROG Zephyrus GA502 in-depth review

Everybody is talking about ASUS and their new ROG Zephyrus G14 and G15 that accommodate the latest AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS processor. While we will get our hands on them eventually, why not spice the things up with the already available model - the Zephyrus GA502DU. Instead of the 4000-series of Ryzen processors, this notebook is equipped with the AMD Ryzen 7 3750H - a 35W quad-core CPU that started AMD's rejuvenation in the mobile gaming industry. It is paired with the GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q [...]

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H

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quality
average
144+ fps
125 fps
66 fps
44 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
101 fps
94 fps
88 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
144+ fps
127 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
86 fps
81 fps
72 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
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144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 19
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
quality
average
144+ fps
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider
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