Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (Black)

MPN: GX501GI-XS74  |  EAN: 0889349958629  |  Model: ROG Zephyrus

Price Information

C$3,499.99

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (Black) - GX501GI-XS74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
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
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

With this ROG Zephyrus's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to discern which video sequence makes the cut.

Continuously tweaking video clips requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built-in back-lit keyboard.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the ROG Zephyrus from Asus . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 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$3,499.99, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the ROG Zephyrus provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your ROG Zephyrus's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Give your Images the professional touch

The ROG Zephyrus is a high spec machine for professional photo and graphics work. Boasting a powerful 2.2 GHz processor and 16 GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

Music and Audio

The ROG Zephyrus provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 512 GB. Also, the Intel Core i7-8750H processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the ROG Zephyrus sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 512 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

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 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the ROG Zephyrus is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The ROG Zephyrus uses a Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

Surf the web at speed thanks to the ROG Zephyrus’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the ROG Zephyrus.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.2 GHz processor is ideal. With 2 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 2.3 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

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

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the ROG Zephyrus uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Product Description

A gaming revolution that's hiding a ridiculous amount of power in the deceptively slim design. If you think being that slim means compromise on your gaming, then you're very, very wrong. This has it all, and then some. From the graphics to the processor, you're not going to have any worries playing the best AAA titles, and they're going to look good too. No worrying about in-game settings being lowered here. The RGB keyboard feels just like a well-designed keyboard should feel, and isn't dissimilar from standard PC keyboards. Some exclusive Active Aerodynamic System cooling keeps overheating as a distant memory, and without the intrusion of a noisy fan. The 1TB SSD is impressive, speeding up your loading times and improving gameplay while giving you all the storage you'll ever need. Add in Xbox connectivity and being VR ready, and you've got an impressive machine that will make a real difference to your gaming.

Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 (Black) - GX501GI-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 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7-8xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Speed 2666 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
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
Audio
Sound System ASUS Sonic Studio
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.2
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 2.0
Microphone 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit 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