Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (1080 Max-Q)

MPN: GX501VI-XS74  |  EAN: 0889349756348  |  Model: ROG Zephyrus

Price Information

C$3,107.87

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (1080 Max-Q) - GX501VI-XS74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the ROG Zephyrus, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 512 GB, the ROG Zephyrus ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the ROG Zephyrus from Asus . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the ROG Zephyrus is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at C$3,107.87, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent ROG Zephyrus was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the ROG Zephyrus can meet your needs.

Give your Images the professional touch

The ROG Zephyrus is a high spec machine for professional photo and graphics work. Boasting a powerful 2.8 GHz processor and 16 GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The ROG Zephyrus has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 8914 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the ROG Zephyrus is ideal for front-end development. Whether you’re coding basic HTML5, or working with more complex JavaScript frameworks, this laptop has everything you need.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various Dev environments, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The ROG Zephyrus packs a decent Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf comfortably as all components of your Asus will easily handle the web

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the ROG Zephyrus can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the ROG Zephyrus is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The ROG Zephyrus works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The ROG Zephyrus works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The ROG Zephyrus’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Package that suits a Gamer

It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.

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Product Description

Next level gaming with everything you'll ever need, this ASUS was built with the ultimate gamer in mind. ROG Zephyrus is absolutely revolutionary and was born to give gamers a device that'll play the most recent titles without any issue. Although you may expect a gaming laptop to lack in portability, recent tech has been sure to eliminate this problem, creating a sleek and slender appearance and chassis that's sure to delight. It's not all about the laptop's design, though; the graphics are outstanding with thanks to the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Graphics that come with this device. With these specs, you can walk through gameplay with vivid visuals and clarity that'll make you double take what's real and what's not. Plus, if you're ever worried about your laptop overheating in the midst of an all-important battle, the Active Aerodynamic System keeps the whole machine cool without obtrusive fan noise, allowing for further immersion.

Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (1080 Max-Q) - GX501VI-XS74 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Microphone 1
Thunderbolt 3 USB Type-C Port Ports 1
Thunderbolt Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 4
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Pro
Battery
Battery Life 2 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.2 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.6 cm
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.7 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 37.9 cm
Weight 2.25 kg