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ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS GTX 1080 Max-Q G-SYNC Gaming Laptop

15.6" ASUS GX501VI-GZ021T ZEPHYRUS, Max-Q, FHD 120Hz G-SYNC, i7 7700HQ, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, 8GB GTX 1080, Win10

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Product Overview ROG ZEPHYRUS: Defining Ultra-Slim Gaming

World’s Slimmest Gaming Laptop with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
ROG Zephyrus is a revolutionary gaming laptop born from ROG’s persistent dedication to innovation. Despite being thinner than all previous ROG laptops, it has the hardware to rival high-end gaming desktops: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics with Max-Q design, a 7th Generation Intel® Core™ processor, an optional 120Hz wide-view display, and Windows 10. ROG slimmed the body to a mere 16.9-17.9mm while maintaining powerful cooling and unbeatable acoustic efficiency thanks to a clever new air-flow design: Active Aerodynamic System. The sleek chassis also includes an RGB keyboard that will feel familiar to gamers who typically play on desktop PCs.

Design: Slim and Sleek
ROG Zephyrus takes thin-and-light gaming laptops to a whole new level. It has a slim profile just 16.9-17.9 mm thin and weighs only 2.2kg, but that doesn’t stop it from packing the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics with Max-Q design — an innovative approach to designing the world’s thinnest, fastest, and quietest gaming laptops. An innovative hinge and fan module help keep the high-end GPU cool, resulting in a gaming laptop that’s portable enough to carry with you anywhere yet potent enough to compete with powerful gaming desktops.

• 16.9 -17.9mm Height.
• 2.2kg Weight.

Active Aerodynamic System (AAS): Play It Cool
ROG Zephyrus is armed with an exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) that breaks all the rules. AAS combines intelligent design with innovative technologies to give gamers what they want: an ultra-slim laptop that runs cooler and quieter without sacrificing performance. When the laptop is opened, a portion of the bottom flexes to create 20% more open space for air circulation. Along with our unique AeroAccelerator technology, this gap improves airflow by 32% and reduces temperatures by 20% compared to conventional cooling. You can game for hours on end with impeccable stability and no throttling. ROG Zephyrus offers the highest level of performance in the smallest chassis.

• 20% Increased Air Flow Space.
• 32% Increased System Air Flow.
• 20% Reduced System Temperature.
• No Throttling: System Stability.

Active Aerodynamic System (AAS): Breathe Deeply
ROG-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) includes several enhancements to make the cooler more effective, improving internal airflow and allowing the fan to spin slower and quieter while maintaining low temperatures. We also adjusted the shape of the intake to reduce noise levels further and make the acoustic profile less obtrusive. Zephyrus runs cool enough to avoid throttling and quiet enough to enjoy your game.

Keyboard: Make Your Keyboard Unique with Aura RGB
ROG Zephyrus’ keyboard is positioned at the front of the chassis to allow better cooling for the internal components and offer a more comfortable, familiar position for gamers accustomed to desktop keyboards. Aura RGB lighting lets you customize colours and dynamic effects for the entire keyboard, and you can adjust the QWER and WASD clusters separately to adapt to MOBA, FPS, and other games. Anti-ghosting tech ensures your commands are interpreted instantly and correctly — even if you hit up to 30 keys simultaneously. The ergonomically designed keys have 1.4mm of travel for greater comfort and accuracy when gaming and typing. With an expected lifetime of 20 million presses, the keys offer exceptional durability and reliability for heavy use.

• ROG Aura RGB LED.
• 30 Keys Rollover.
• Up to 20 Million Key Presses.

Capabilities: Ultimate Gaming Performance
ROG Zephyrus is all about bringing innovative technologies and incredible gaming performance to an ultra-slim, portable, and stylish gaming laptop. Intel’s 7th Generation Core i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics let the machine go toe-to-toe with the most hardcore gaming laptops — and even high-end desktops. Break all the rules with a true game-changer.

Performance

3DMark Performance
In 3DMark 11 (Performance) graphics and Fire Strike Extreme benchmark tests, ROG Zephyrus with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 with Max-Q design delivered amazing gaming performance.

• 3DMark 11 GPU Score (Performance): 24487
• 3DMark Fire Strike: 18421
*Tested with: 3DMark 11 (Performance) Graphics / Fire Strike (GPU Scores).

Ultimate Gaming Platform
NVIDIA’s new flagship GeForce® GTX 1080 is the most advanced gaming GPU on the planet. Driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture, the GeForce GTX 1080 delivers the amazing performance, innovative new gaming technologies, and immersive, next-gen VR.

Performance
The flagship GeForce GTX 1080 is a quantum leap in performance and power efficiency. It’s built using ultra-fast FinFET and high-bandwidth GDDR5X technologies, and supports DirectX 12 features for the fastest, smoothest, most power-efficient gaming experiences.

Next-Gen Gaming Technologies: NVIDIA Pascal
GeForce GTX 1080 uses the power of Pascal to meet the demands of the latest displays, including VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors. It features NVIDIA GameWorks™ technologies for smooth gameplay and cinematic experiences, as well as revolutionary 360-degree image capture—even in VR.

VR Ready
Discover next-generation VR performance, the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets—driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment.

SSD: ROG HyperDrive for Blazing-Fast Storage Speeds
ROG Zephyrus features an extraordinary 512GB HyperDrive SSD based on the latest NVM Express™ (NVMe) and PCI Express® technologies. With ultra-fast access times and blistering transfer rates, the M.2 drive loads games, apps, and other data at warp speed. Its copious capacity has ample storage for everything you need.

Display: Impeccable Gaming Visuals
ROG Zephyrus’ 120Hz display lets you enjoy exceptionally smooth gaming at a true 120 frames per second. Everything feels fluid, especially fast-paced games. With wide viewing angles, the panel also produces outstanding colours regardless of where you're sitting.

G-SYNC: Seamless Gameplay
NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology synchronizes the display’s refresh rate with the GPU’s frame rate to make gameplay silky smooth. G-SYNC minimizes perceived stuttering, reduces input lag, and eliminates visual tearing all without affecting system performance. You get the smoothest, fastest, and most immersive experience across a broad range of games.

• Seamless: No Tearing.
• Ultra Smooth: No Stutter.
• Crystal Clear: Lag-Free.

Multi-Display: Bigger Is Better
Connect ROG Zephyrus to a large ROG gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ via DisplayPort™ over USB Type-C™. Game on a bigger scale and at even higher refresh rates.

VR Ready: Ultimate Virtual Reality Experiences
Take the plunge into virtual reality. With NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics, ROG Zephyrus delivers smooth, stutter-free VR performance with frame rates exceeding 90FPS. Plug-and-play compatibility with leading VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive let you easily enjoy fully immersive VR environments. It’s time to explore a whole new world of games and experiences.

• 10.9 Very High Average Quality.
• 12258 Frames Tested.
• 0% Frames Below 90FPS.
• 0% Frames CPU Bound.

Connectivity: Extensive Connectivity
ROG Zephyrus is jam-packed with the latest connectivity to give you blazing-fast transfer rates and maximum compatibility. The USB Type-C™ port delivers up to 40Gbps to Thunderbolt™ devices — four times the bandwidth of USB 3.1 Gen 2 — while four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports are ready for all your existing gear. You can also run DisplayPort™ monitors over Type-C™ USB or use HDMI 2.0 to connect 4K TVs at 60Hz.

Gaming Center

Streaming-Friendly Features
ROG Zephyrus comes with a host of streaming-friendly features, so you can share and broadcast your gaming sessions to friends or a larger audience. Sonic Studio Perfect Voice stabilizes the overall volume of outgoing and incoming voice communication while also reducing background noise. Casting Enhancer improves your voice clarity during streaming and recording, and the laptop's built-in array microphone filters out ambient noise for even clearer vocal recording. To power your broadcasts, ROG Zephyrus comes with a lifetime XSplit license. You can use XSplit Gamecaster in ROG Gaming Center to record and broadcast sessions. An in-game overlay allows easy streaming and recording — and lets you to make in-game annotations to highlight what’s happening. You can also interact with your audience while broadcasting on Twitch.

ROG Gaming Center
ROG Gaming Center gives you access to all the functions you need on a single dashboard — find system information, set up AURA RGB lighting, define hotkeys for faster in-game commands, adjust audio settings, or record gameplay. In addition, ROG GameFirst IV technology optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming.

Audio: Incredibly Immersive Sound
ROG Zephyrus equips a special technology to optimize audio output. In most cases when pushing the volume to the limit, speakers can break down easily because of excess heat and excursion. The technology protects speakers by setting thermal and excursion thresholds, and monitoring variations due to loading and temperature influence. Features • Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop with Max-Q Design.
• 120Hz Full HD Display with G-SYNC Technology.
• GeForce GTX 1080 with 8GB GDDR5 Memory.
• Quad Core Intel i7 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology.
• 16GB of 2400MHz DDR4 Memory.
• 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD.
• AURA RGB Chiclet Keyboard.
• USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A & HDMI 2.0.
• Thunderbolt 3 / USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C.
• Windows 10 64-bit Operating System.
• Includes: Gaming Mouse, USB3.0 to RJ45 cable, Palmrest, Screw Driver.
Specifications
Processor
CPU Type Intel Core i7 7700HQ
CPU Speed 2.8 GHz
CPU Boost 3.8 GHz
CPU Cores Quad Core
CPU Threads 8
Display
Screen Size 15.6"
Screen Type LCD (LED Backlit), Wide Viewing Angle, Anti-Glare
Touchscreen No
Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Refresh Rate 120 Hz
NVIDIA G-Sync Technology Yes
RAM Memory
Memory 16GB (8GB On-Board + 1x 8GB In-Slot)
Memory Type On-Board + DDR4 SO-DIMM
Memory Speed DDR4 - 2400
Maximum Memory Supported 24GB (8GB On-Board + 1x 16GB In-Slot)
Storage Drives
HDD Capacity N/A
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD (M.2 PCIe NVMe)
Graphics
Graphics Chipset NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
Graphics Memory 8GB
Graphics Memory Type GDDR5X
CUDA Cores 2560
Graphics Core Clock 1556 MHz
Graphics Boost Clock 1733 MHz
Graphics Memory Bus 256 Bit
Multi-GPU NVIDIA SLi No
GeForce GTX VR Ready Yes
NVIDIA Max-Q Design Yes
I/O
I/O
  • 1 x 2-in-1 Audio Jack
  • 1 x DC-In Jack
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x Kensington Lock Slot
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C/Thunderbolt 3
  • 1 x WiFi 802.11ac/BT4.1 Module
Other Motherboard Specifications
Optical Drive N/A
Card Reader No
Bluetooth Yes
Webcam Yes
Built-in microphone Yes
Keyboard Type/Language Chiclet Keys / English (UK) / RGB LED
Battery 4-cell
Colour Black/ Metal
Operating System Windows 10 Home (64 bit)
Dimensions 379 x 16.9 ~ 17.8 x 262 mm (WxHxD)
Weight (Inc. Battery) 2.24 kg
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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
7 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
ASUS
Telephone:
01442 265548
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