• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 2000GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.22 kg (4.9 lbs)


  • Good build quality
  • Clean and sophisticated design
  • Incredibly thin and portable
  • Excellent IPS panel with G-Sync support and 120Hz refresh rate
  • The screen doesn't use PWM across all brightness levels
  • Well-designed cooling system - keeps the heat away from the user's hands and runs both chips at reasonable temperatures


  • Lower than usual maximum brightness for an IPS panel
  • Limited upgradability (only one M.2 SSD slot and one RAM slot)
  • Shallow keyboard, small touchpad
  • Poor battery life

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 - Specs

GPU Performance #27
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 3.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 2.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 2.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W) 5.2%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4
16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
Windows 10 Pro
Body Material
Aluminum, Magnesium
379 x 262 x 17 mm (14.92" x 10.31" x 0.67")
2.22 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), Thunderbolt 3
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio/microphone jack
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Xranger Gaming Backpack
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Gladius II Origin Gaming Mouse
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Strix Edge Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Gamepad Wireless Gaming Controller
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Ranger Compact Case


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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)


ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 in-depth review

There has been a lot of buzz around the new NVIDIA Max-Q design and there's a big reason why. NVIDIA's new "fancy technology" finally allows implementing a powerful GPU inside a lean and portable chassis. And so the ASUS ROG Zephyrus notebook is one of the first to receive the GTX 1080 with Max-Q design resulting in really small trade-offs in performance and decent thermals under load. But in order to achieve that, ASUS used an unusual design similar to the Acer Predator Triton 700. Sound[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X)

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