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Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS

Specifications

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS
Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS (ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8 x 3.3 - 4.6 GHz, Cezanne H (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU - 16384 MB, Core: 1645 MHz, Memory: 1788 MHz, 130 W TDP, GDDR6, 461.40
Memory
32768 MB 
, DDR4-3200, 22-22-22-52, Dual-Channel (16 GB soldered + 16 GB removable)
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel 282 PPI, Yes, AU Optronics B156ZAN05.1, IPS, AUOB394, glossy: no, 120 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 4 USB 3.1 Gen2, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD reader
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 20.9 x 360 x 268.3 ( = 0.82 x 14.17 x 10.56 in)
Battery
90 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Additional features
Speakers: 2x tweeters + 2x woofers, Keyboard: Chicklet, Keyboard Light: yes, Armoury Crate, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.508 kg ( = 88.47 oz / 5.53 pounds), Power Supply: 930 g ( = 32.8 oz / 2.05 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 82.52% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 13 reviews)
price: 74%, performance: 94%, features: 64%, display: 87% mobility: 70%, workmanship: 86%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 86%

Reviews for the Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS

86.6% AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX is a Mobile Beast: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
45 percent faster than the Core i9-10980HK, 45 percent faster than the GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q, and over 7x faster gray-gray response times. The 2021 Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551 makes last year's Zephyrus Duo GX550 feel outdated already.
Review: Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551
Source: Hexus English
Ryzen 9 5900Hz and GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop are about as good as it gets, there's ample connectivity, the four-speaker sound system is impressive, and the goodness of the 4K 120Hz primary display is augmented by a 3,840x1,100 ultrawide that, while not as vibrant, succeeds in offering extra desktop real estate in a portable 15.6in form factor.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2021
70% Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551 review
Source: Techradar English
Two screens and super-powered components make the Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551 a potent laptop, but it has issues, including an incredibly heavy and bulky design and an awkward keyboard. It's very, very expensive as well.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/13/2021
Rating: Total score: 70%
Top 5 Reasons to BUY or NOT to buy the ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE (GX551)
Source: Laptop Media English
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/16/2021
Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo SE GX551 Review
Source: Techspot English
More conservative buyers may feel that despite all the features on offer and remarkable specs, for every area where the Zephyrus Duo triumphs, it's somewhat hindered by practical concerns. The high-end components and the ScreenPad inflate the price, and with alternative components not far behind in terms of performance and other laptops without second screens proving far more affordable, it leaves the GX551 a more ideal option for hardcore users only.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2021
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE (GX551) - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/19/2021
81% Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo SE GX551 Review
Source: Toptenreviews English
The Zephyrus Duo has more power than any other laptop we’ve tested. The dual-screen design can be useful in some scenarios, and the machine is surprisingly slim. The second screen is hardly an essential, though, and it hampers keyboard and trackpad quality. Also, the GPU can’t handle demanding 4K gaming, and the Asus is expensive and sometimes hot and loud. If you’ve got money to burn and you’ll benefit from the second screen, then the Asus is an impressive showcase of new technology, but most people will be better off saving a big chunk of money and buying a conventional laptop.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/14/2021
Rating: Total score: 81%
85% Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE Review — An Addictively Powerful Machine
Source: Pokde English
The ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE builds upon its predecessor in a pretty big way. The display has been upgraded to a 4K 120Hz panel, which provides the sharpness I expect of a flagship-class content creator laptop in 2021, without sacrificing on the fluidity that I want on a gaming laptop. The display is without a doubt the perfect balance between the two worlds. To support the more demanding display, the CPU and GPU under the hood is also significantly beefier, and yet the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE still deliver better battery life than its predecessor. But these are not the only impressive things about the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/08/2021
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 74% performance: 90% mobility: 77% workmanship: 89%
Asus' latest dual-screen ZenBook Duo is the perfect laptop for CES 2021
Source: CNet English
Along with the Duo 15 and 14, Asus announced the ZenBook 13 OLED, Zenbook 14 and ZenBook Flip 15. The Flip 15 is available now starting at $1,150 and is "one of the world's most compact 15.6-inch convertible laptops," Asus says. The ZenBook 14 is an ultrathin AMD-powered laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800H processor and an option for Nvidia MX450 graphics. The ZenBook 13 OLED is a 2.5-pound clamshell with a 13.3-inch FHD OLED display and various AMD Ryzen mobile processors. No pricing was available for them and they are expected to be available in February.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/13/2021
Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE is a dual-display gaming beast for $2,899
Source: CNet English
The cooling system is improved, too, to make sure you can keep those new components running at top performance. While much of the rest of the Duo remains unchanged from last year, Asus did add one small new feature: A microSD 4.0 card reader.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 01/12/2021

Foreign Reviews

Dank Ryzen, RTX 30 und neuem Display noch besser
Source: HardwareLuxx German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/16/2021
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE: doppio schermo e tanta potenza
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Impressive dual display; powerful hardware; high performance; good price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/17/2021
90% Test de l’Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE (GX551) : trois nouveautés qui changent tout
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/19/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор топового игрового ноутбука Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE GX551QS с двумя экранами
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Excellent 4K display; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; long battery life; good cooling and silent system.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/06/2021

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU: High-End laptop graphics card based on the Ampere GA104 chip. At the time of the launch in early 2021, the 3080 is the fastest laptop graphics card on the market.

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.


R9 5900HX: Mobile Octa-Core APU using Zen 3 cores clocked at 3.3 to 4.6 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 8 CUs clocked at up to 2100 MHz. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.60":

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.


2.508 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


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).


82.52%: 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.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2021-02-17 (Update: 2021-02-17)