ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (Black)

MPN: GM501GS-XS74  |  EAN: 0889349958612  |  Model: Rog Zephyrus M

Price Information

$1,539.00

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 AM CET

$1,899.99

as at 15 Apr 19 | 7:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (Black) - GM501GS-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
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-8750H sits at the heart of the Rog Zephyrus M, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1256 GB, the Rog Zephyrus M 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

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The Rog Zephyrus M is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.

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!

High quality video on your Rog Zephyrus M'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 Rog Zephyrus M delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

The Rog Zephyrus M 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 1070 dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

Music and Audio

The Rog Zephyrus M 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 1256 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

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the Rog Zephyrus M 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 Rog Zephyrus M is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

With a 12557 CPU and 16 GB of RAM, the Rog Zephyrus M 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 i7-8750H , (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

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 M packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The Rog Zephyrus M makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

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

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.2 GHz processor is ideal. With 2.5 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

The Rog Zephyrus M is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 5.4 lbs weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 5.4 lbs, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

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

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

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The Rog Zephyrus M includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

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

Thinner and more streamlined than most gaming laptops, this packs an amazing amount of power. As soon as you've stopped marveling at the chassis and take the extra step of opening this bad boy up, you'll be blown away by the sleek and large screen. Not only is the 15.6-inch IPS-level display ultra responsive, but it's also got the graphics power to back it up. The processor and RAM combine with the display to ensure that you can get down to some serious gaming, and even the latest AAA chart-toppers will run smoothly on this Asus without in-game setting adjustments, lag, or color bleed. You'll even be ready to get your VR on! ROG GameVisual software means you can have presets for your best games or for watching films, while the backlights on the keyboard can be changed to suit your playing style (there's even a breathing or rainbow effect for added flair). Perfect for gaming and streaming wherever you are, this is a solid and powerful laptop that will only make you a better gamer.

Technical Specifications

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (Black) - GM501GS-XS74 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display Brightness 300 cd/m²
Display Contrast Ratio 800:1
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
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 1000
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type SSHD+SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.2
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
HDMI Version 2.0
Microphone 1
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 4
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 2.5 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.2 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 1.7 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 1.9 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 38.4 inches
Weight 5.4 lbs