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Deal | Open-Box ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 in excellent condition records massive 52% off at Best Buy for Core i7-12700H and RTX 3060 SKU

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 weighs 2.075 kg (4.57 lbs). (Source: Notebookcheck)
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 weighs 2.075 kg (4.57 lbs). (Source: Notebookcheck)
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 with a Core i7-12700H and an RTX 3060 is a powerful gaming laptop that is also quite portable thanks to its comparatively low weight and slim profile. Best Buy now has an open-box unit in like-new condition for US$850 off the US$1,649.99 list price.

The 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 with a Core i7-12700H CPU and a 120 W RTX RTX 3060 laptop GPU can now be had for US$799.99 from Best Buy in “Open-Box Excellent” condition. According to Best Buy, the laptop looks brand new and comes with all the original parts/accessories. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16’s sale price is an incredible 51.5% off the US$1,649.99 list price (via slickdeals).

Aside from the processor and the GPU, The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 under discussion boasts 16 GB of DDR50-4800 memory that can be expanded thanks to a SO-DIMM slot and a 500GB PCIe NVMe SSD. The display on the device is a 16-inch panel with a 1920x1200 resolution, 500 nits of peak brightness, a 3 ms response time, and a 165 Hz refresh rate. It also covers an advertised 100% of the DCI-P3 and sRGB color gamut.

While we haven’t tested this exact configuration of the ROG Zephyrus M16, we did get to put a different Core i9-12900H and RTX 3070 Ti-powered SKU through its paces. The laptop impressed us with its strong performance, portable design, and good battery life. To give you an idea of what to expect from the ROG Zephyrus M16 config on sale, the Core i7-12700H is practically on par with the Core i9-12900H as both CPUs share the same core count. Furthermore, the RTX 3060 is, on average, 23% slower than the RTX 3070 Ti in 3DMark Time Spy Graphics benchmark.

In short, if you are comfortable going the open-box route, the ROG Zephyrus M16 could be an excellent choice, especially with the ongoing discount.

Disclaimer: Notebookcheck is not responsible for price changes carried out by retailers. The discounted price or deal mentioned in this item was available at the time of writing and may be subject to time restrictions and/or limited unit availability.

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slickdeals, Best Buy (linked above)

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Fawad Murtaza, 2023-05-30 (Update: 2023-05-30)