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Asus ROG GU501GM-BI7N8

Specifications

Asus ROG GU501GM-BI7N8
Asus ROG GU501GM-BI7N8
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) - 6144 MB, Core: 1405 MHz, Memory: 2002 MHz, GDDR5, NVIDIA GeForce Game Ready Driver 397.64, NVIDIA Optimus
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2666 / PC4-21300 (1333.3 MHz), 1x16 GB
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, AU Optronics AUO45ED, IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
Kingston RBUSNS8154P3128GJ, 128 GB 
, 128 GB PCIe NVMe SSD + 1 TB 5400 RPM SSHD (8 GB SSD cache), 1049 GB free
Soundcard
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S - cAVS (Audio, Voice, Speech)
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo audio out/in, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Intel Cannon Lake-H/S CNVi: WiFi (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.8 x 384 x 262 ( = 0.7 x 15.12 x 10.31 in)
Battery
55 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2 W, Keyboard: Chiclet, RGB (ROG Aura Core), Keyboard Light: yes, Asus ROG Gaming Center, ROG Aura Core, Asus Sonic Studio, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.499 kg ( = 88.15 oz / 5.51 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
1900 USD

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.45% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 94%, features: 59%, display: 88% mobility: 67%, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: 80%, emissions: 82%

Reviews for the Asus ROG GU501GM-BI7N8

84.9% Asus ROG GU501GM (i7-8750H, GTX 1060) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Whistle while you work. Wrapped in an attractive and slim package, the Asus ROG GU501GM is a competent gaming machine that effectively marries style and power. Unfortunately, CPU stability and fan noise present major problems in an otherwise excellent, if expensive, laptop.
80% Asus ROG GU501 Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
The Asus ROG GU501 delivers gaming graphics in a sleek package with solid audio, but the display is too dim.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

[Fiche P4G] Asus ROG GU501GM (GTX 1060)
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; great built quality; comfortable keyboard. Negative: Poor display; no SD card reader; low autonomy; noisy under charging.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/14/2018
Le séduisant Asus Zephyrus ROG se décline en GU501GM plus abordable
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; nice display; solid workmanship. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 05/11/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop): 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. These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
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.
15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
2.499 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


82.45%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-06-26 (Update: 2018-06-26)