• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.70 kg (6 lbs)

Pros

  • Great all aluminum build
  • Packs a killer hardware in a sleek chassis
  • Good battery life
  • Screen doesn't use PWM to adjust its brightness (AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D))
  • Its display has a 144 Hz refresh rate and produces punchy colors (AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D))

Cons

  • Uncomfortable keyboard for gaming
  • Throttles the CPU below the base frequency after a long full load period

ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX701 - Specs

CPU Performance #8
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #7
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop) 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) 6.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 4.1%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
panel 1
AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Color accuracy 6.2 -> 2.4
HDD/SSD
1TB SSD PCIe NVMe
RAM
16GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
399 x 272 x 18.7 mm (15.71" x 10.71" x 0.74")
Weight
2.70 kg (6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2), Power Delivery (PD), DisplayPort
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Web camera
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers 2x 2.5W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington lock
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  • Gifts ASUS ROG Ranger Compact Case
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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS + G-Sync

Name AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 302 cd/m2
sRGB 92%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1000:1
dE Color Checker 6.2 2.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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ASUS' ROG Zephyrus series was one of the pioneers of the thin and light gaming. Not long after the release of the ROG Zephyrus GX501, the rest of the big names on the gaming laptop market started issuing their own slimmed-down versions. In fact, one of the main reasons all of this was possible, is actually the Max-Q design by NVIDIA. Despite that, however, ASUS was able to put a full-fledged RTX 2070 on their new ROG Zephyrus S GX701. As we can understand by the name, with our mentalist powe[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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