Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
Asus wants to combine those characteristics in the Zephyrus S17. With Nvidia's RTX 2080 Super in the Max-Q design and a powerful Intel Core i7-10875H, the basic requirements are fulfilled, and using various tricks, sufficient cooling is supposed to be ensured. Our review clarifies whether this concept also really works in practice.
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 is a pretty great gaming laptop. You get solid performance, good build quality, a good array of ports, good thermals,vibrant display with 300Hz refresh rate, per-key RGB, and surprisingly great speakers in a very portable package. Don’t forget, it comes with two chargers right out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/19/2020
Rating: Total score: 83% price: 80% performance: 85% mobility: 80% workmanship: 85%
Source: Noticias 3D ES→EN
Positive: Nice design; great built quality; good cooling and silent system; decent display; good speakers. Negative: High price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/22/2020
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Big screen; slim size; light weight; impressive hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2020
Source: Nghenhin Vietnam VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/07/2020
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU104 chip with 3,072 shaders. Runs at reduced clock speeds compared to a laptop RTX 2080 Super to achieve a much lower power consumption. The TGP is specified between 80 and 90 Watts with different clock speeds.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-10875H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates eight processor cores clocked at 2.3 - 5,1 GHz (all 8 cores up to 4.3 GHz) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.
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.
82.7%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.
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