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Asus Zephyrus GX501VIK

Specifications

Asus Zephyrus GX501VIK
Asus Zephyrus GX501VIK (Zephyrus GX501 Series)
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, IPS, glossy: no
Storage
,  GB 
, 512 GB SSD
Connections
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, Card Reader: undefined
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 17.9 x 379 x 262 ( = 0.7 x 14.92 x 10.31 in)
Battery
50 Wh
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Weight
2.26 kg ( = 79.72 oz / 4.98 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus Zephyrus GX501VIK

80% Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 Review: On a power trip
Source: Gadget Show English
If you're in the market for a gaming laptop, this will certainly make your consideration set. Barring the battery life, there's nothing much to complain in the laptop. Top-notch performance, attractive design and solid display - it really checks all the boxes. Priced at Rs 2,99,999, this is a premium product which, in all fairness, delivers premium performance. However, the price might just prove to be a deterrent to many hardcore gamers.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 10/24/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Ноутбук Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501VIK
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Stylish design; nice display; high performance; slim size; good hardware.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/12/2017

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q: Efficient high end graphics card with 8 GB GDDR5X-VRAM based on the Pascal GP104 chip. Equipped with 2560 shader units and offers about 10-15% lower performance than a regular GTX 1080 due to lower clocks, but the power consumption is much lower in return. 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.  
7700HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Besides four CPU cores (including Hyper Threading), the chips also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU and is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process.» 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.
2.26 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).


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Asus Zephyrus GX501VI-XS74
GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q

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Stefan Hinum, 2017-11-23 (Update: 2017-11-23)