ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (Black)

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

Price Information

1,939.99

as at 12 Jun 19 | 4:11 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
Outstanding
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Outstanding
Basic Video Editing
Outstanding
Pro Graphic Design
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Outstanding
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Carrying All the Time
Outstanding
Carrying Occasionally
Outstanding
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-8750H sits at the heart of the , providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 512 GB, the ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

The Asus powerful Intel Core i7-8xxx processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Asus 's Intel Core i7-8750H processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 21534 , and the 6 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 12557

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the 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 '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

With 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. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7-8xxx CPU, the delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

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 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.2 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the  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

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 i7-8750H , (a processor with 6 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

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

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

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!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 2.3 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1 . With an 1 and several you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the 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