ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401 - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 8000GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
up to 40GB
OS
Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro, No OS
Dimensions
324 x 222 x 17.9 mm (12.76" x 8.74" x 0.70")
Weight
1.60 kg (3.5 lbs)
Body material
Aluminum, Magnesium alloy
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, Sleep and Charge
  • HDMI 2.0b
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader optional
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard optional
  • Speakers 2x 2.5W, Smart AMP technology
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock

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Display Profiles

Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Now the profile has a higher color temperature which makes is suitable for working through the whole day (not only at night) and simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

Pro Tip: As the Health-Guard profile simulates paper and has as accurate as possible colors, it could be a great tool for prepress designers!

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Design and Gaming

The second profile type is Design and Gaming – it combines our previous “Web Design” and “Gaming and Movie Nights” profiles in one, so it’s aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well (or maybe you’re a designer who likes to relax with some games or movies from time to time?).

“Design and Gaming” takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Just as our previous Gaming profile, this one also regulates the first steps out of black so you can have even faster reflexes when playing in dark virtual environments…or just see everything in the darkest scenes in movies.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Office Work

The third profile is Office Work and it should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing.

Office Work aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Office Work Profile

You’ll find more information about the profiles HERE.

 

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Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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CPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the CPUs that come in the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401 series.

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)

GPU Performance comparison

Here you can find the price/performance difference between all the GPUs that come in the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401 series.

 

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401 in-depth review

Ladies and gentlemen, this is perhaps one of the most exciting laptops of 2020. And it is not because of a crazy innovation like the secondary screen on the ZenBook Duos of last year. No, this is because we got a proper 14-inch laptop, equipped with an 8-core, 16-thread 35W processor, and an RTX 2060 Max-Q graphics card. Again, the device comes from ASUS, and its name is the ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401. In addition to the exciting new hardware, this laptop has one other distinctive feature. It is[...]

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Pros

  • Optional AniMe Matrix light show on the lid
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, clicky feedback, and a backlight
  • Packs one of the most powerful mobile chips out there and supports Wi-Fi 6
  • 8GB/16GB of soldered memory plus one RAM SODIMM slot supporting 3200 MHz memory in dual-channel and NVMe drive support
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (AUO B140QAN02.3)
  • Has a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (AUO B140QAN02.3)
  • High resolution, 95% sRGB coverage and great color accuracy, partially thanks to our Gaming and Web design profile (AUO B140QAN02.3)
  • One of its USB Type-C ports can be used to charge the laptop or to output a DisplayPort 1.4 signal

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader and Thunderbolt support
  • The laptop gets loud and very warm when gaming
  • The RTX 2060 Max-Q happens to run quite warm after during periods of gaming

Inside ASUS Zephyrus G14 GA401 - disassembly and upgrade options

 

Games you can play on this laptop series

PUBG
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
106 fps
75 fps
70 fps
56 fps
144+ fps
130 fps
121 fps
102 fps
144+ fps
118 fps
109 fps
90 fps
144+ fps
135 fps
132 fps
109 fps
133 fps
88 fps
69 fps
66 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
134 fps
109 fps
61 fps
41 fps
144+ fps
114 fps
56 fps
36 fps
144+ fps
130 fps
67 fps
44 fps
127 fps
87 fps
42 fps
28 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
126 fps
70 fps
45 fps
144+ fps
131 fps
69 fps
42 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
73 fps
46 fps
144+ fps
97 fps
52 fps
30 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
83 fps
75 fps
66 fps
43 fps
85 fps
77 fps
68 fps
43 fps
93 fps
85 fps
74 fps
48 fps
67 fps
61 fps
53 fps
33 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
135 fps
119 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
126 fps
120 fps
93 fps
115 fps
110 fps
84 fps
137 fps
129 fps
98 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
139 fps
123 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
141 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144 fps
122 fps
144+ fps
134 fps
125 fps
106 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
60 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
60 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
57 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
60 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
124 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
115 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
135 fps
144+ fps
139 fps
88 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
92 fps
80 fps
67 fps
47 fps
96 fps
84 fps
72 fps
47 fps
89 fps
80 fps
71 fps
50 fps
73 fps
65 fps
54 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
106 fps
79 fps
75 fps
48 fps
123 fps
76 fps
71 fps
45 fps
123 fps
88 fps
84 fps
53 fps
98 fps
62 fps
55 fps
35 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
138 fps
125 fps
110 fps
98 fps
144+ fps
126 fps
107 fps
101 fps
144+ fps
141 fps
124 fps
105 fps
144+ fps
102 fps
86 fps
80 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
143 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
105 fps
84 fps
59 fps
46 fps
118 fps
85 fps
55 fps
42 fps
114 fps
91 fps
64 fps
49 fps
98 fps
67 fps
44 fps
32 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
126 fps
89 fps
75 fps
59 fps
136 fps
91 fps
75 fps
57 fps
138 fps
102 fps
82 fps
65 fps
113 fps
70 fps
59 fps
45 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
86 fps
53 fps
32 fps
X
83 fps
51 fps
29 fps
-
96 fps
62 fps
34 fps
-
70 fps
39 fps
21 fps
-
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
123 fps
106 fps
71 fps
144+ fps
111 fps
93 fps
60 fps
144+ fps
132 fps
110 fps
72 fps
112 fps
84 fps
71 fps
47 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Apex Legends
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
106 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
101 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
116 fps
144+ fps
108 fps
77 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
143 fps
137 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
97 fps
97 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
126 fps
118 fps
109 fps
133 fps
121 fps
105 fps
141 fps
131 fps
125 fps
117 fps
108 fps
86 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
139 fps
107 fps
98 fps
90 fps
144+ fps
116 fps
98 fps
89 fps
144+ fps
119 fps
104 fps
98 fps
117 fps
89 fps
95 fps
68 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
68 fps
57 fps
37 fps
140 fps
61 fps
49 fps
32 fps
136 fps
66 fps
54 fps
34 fps
102 fps
45 fps
36 fps
25 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
100 fps
66 fps
49 fps
144+ fps
96 fps
57 fps
41 fps
144+ fps
108 fps
68 fps
47 fps
126 fps
73 fps
44 fps
31 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
144+ fps
117 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
137 fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
86 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
144+ fps
123 fps
106 fps
90 fps
144+ fps
143 fps
125 fps
106 fps
119 fps
99 fps
84 fps
71 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
 
GAMEPLAY VIDEO
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

 

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ReVA
1 month ago

I am looking for buying color profiles for the 1080p 120Hz. version for the same laptop