ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (Black)

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

Price Information

$1,705.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 AM CET

$2,899.99

as at 15 Apr 19 | 7:00 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
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual 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

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 6 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 21534 .

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

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 $1,705.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the ROG Zephyrus is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

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 on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-8750H processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

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

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The ROG Zephyrus has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

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

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the ROG Zephyrus 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 you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the ROG Zephyrus is a very capable option. It's 6 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its 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

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 i7-8750H 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

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the ROG Zephyrus will do just fine.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 5 lbs weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 5 lbs, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the ROG Zephyrus allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1 .

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 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 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.6 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.7 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 37.9 inches
Weight 4.96 lbs