Asus Zephyrus S GX531GM
Primary Camera: 0.9 MPix
Average of 3 scores (from 13 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus Zephyrus S GX531GM
Asus wraps the technology of the Zephyrus S in a thin and compact case. The hardware is able to render every current game smoothly on the matte 144-Hz IPS display. The possibilities to upgrade the device are very limited.
Source: It Pro Archive.org version
There's no denying the Zephyrus S is supremely powerful - that's its main selling point and it comes in at a cheaper price point than both the XPS 15 and the MacBook Pro too. For the price, it's a solid choice if you're willing to deal with a few drawbacks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/06/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Source: Yugatech Archive.org version
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S one hell of a sleek thin-and-light gaming notebook. It has a functional but beautiful design, hardware that can please both gamers and creatives, and portability that all desktop gaming PCs secretly envy. You do have to get past the keyboard & trackpad setup and somewhat lacking I/O, but once you do, you’re definitely in for a lot.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/18/2019
Source: Hitech Century Archive.org version
Gaming notebooks aren’t usually considered to be the slimmest offerings around the block by virtue of their design that requires beefy graphics and the immense amounts of cooling needed to keep them ticking along nicely but the spanking new Asus Republic of Gamers Zephyrus S GX531 bucks that trend as it is not only a throughbred gaming laptop that can take on the best of them in the proverbial ring but it’s also, at this point in time, one of the thinnest gaming rigs on the planet.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 12/13/2018
Source: Unbox Archive.org version
Well, unfortunately, pricing for this notebook has not yet been divulged to us by the company just yet but it should be available by October and will come bundled with an Asus ROG Impact Mouse.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/20/2018
Source: Lowyat.net Archive.org version
While there hasn’t been any major updates in the Zephyrus S compared to its predecessors, the smaller (and dare we say, perfect) form factor has definitely renewed our interest in the series. However, there are also a few important questions left unanswered, such as battery life. But if there’s a chance to discover that the Zephyrus S is the perfect mobile gaming machine, then we’d like to take that chance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2018
Source: PC Mag Archive.org version
The Zephyrus S is an even slimmer 2018 take on an already-sleek machine, pushing the gaming laptop to new levels of lean. It's spendy, though, so you have to be committed to maximum portability to swallow the trade-offs.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 08/16/2018
Source: Pocket Lint Archive.org version
The Zephyrus S GX531 is the pinnacle of the Asus ROG laptop line-up. It's not necessarily the best gaming laptop ever – some compromises will have been made, after all, to claim the title of "thinnest" – but it's an excellent balance of features, specs and design aesthetics.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/16/2018
Source: Tech Advisor Archive.org version
The battle for the best gaming laptop rages on and Asus has a serious contender in the new ROG Zephyrus S.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/16/2018
Source: Techradar Archive.org version
The Asus ROG Zephyrus S looks to be better built and smaller than its predecessor in every way, but we’re uncertain about the sacrifices it has made to get here.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 08/15/2018
Source: Techtimes.vn VN→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 93% performance: 92% workmanship: 96% ergonomy: 94%
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Slim size; elegant design; powerful hardware; nice gaming performance; high portability.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/21/2018
Source: Zing VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Beautiful design; nice gaming performance; light weight. Negative: Short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2018
Source: Go4it.ro →EN Archive.org version
Positive: High mobility; nice gaming performance; slim size; powerful hardware.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/17/2018
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile: The mobile GTX 1060 is based on the GP106 chip and offer 1280 shaders. Compared to the identically named desktop version it features a slightly lower clock rate. Games in Full HD and maximum details should run fluently on the card.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.
Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.
Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.
Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.
86.1%: This is an above-average rating. Nevertheless, it should not be forgotten that about one fifth of all tested models receive a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.