ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS GX501 15" Full HD G-SYNC GTX 1080 Gaming Laptop
15.6" ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS GX501GI-EI005T, 144Hz FHD G-SYNC, i7-8750H, 16GB DDR4, 512GB NVMe SSD, 8GB GTX 1080 Max-Q, Win10
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ROG Zephyrus G-SYNC Gaming Laptop with GTX 1080
experience ultra-slim gamingASUS ROG Zephyrus is an innovative laptop, slimmer than all previous ROG laptops, though still bundles a powerful 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics with Max-Q design. Game incredibly smoothly with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology, which eliminates lag and stuttering during gameplay. Featuring an ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rate and IPS panel, plus ultra-fast 3ms response time. The ROG maintains extreme cooling and efficiency with an intelligent new airflow design (AAS). You can expect greater durability with 20 million key presses and the light chassis boasts an RGB keyboard, accustomed to enthusiasts who enjoy desktop PC’s. Aura SYNC allows you to pick from a spectrum of colours and change the lighting for certain gaming keys.
Slim and Sleek Design
portable but powerful The ROG Zephyrus features a slim 16.9-17.9mm thin profile and weighs 2.2kg, whilst bursting with the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processor and GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics. ASUS incorporate innovative features for creating the world’s thinnest, fastest, and quietest gaming laptops so you can take the game to a whole new level.
ROG Exclusive Active Aerodynamic System
Cooler and Quieter Without Sacrificing Performance Play it cool with the exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) which is built-in to the ROG Zephyrus. AAS features intelligent design combined with inventive technologies to offer gamers an ultra-slim laptop that is cooler and quieter without sacrificing performance. ROG Zephyrus delivers the ultimate flexibility, as the bottom opens to offer more vital air circulation, this improves airflow by 32% and lowers temperatures by 20%. Game confidently with no throttling and experience high stability from a small but powerful laptop.
Improved Internal Airflow Design
avoid the throttling, enjoy your gameROG-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) consists of various improvements to make the cooler as efficient as possible, by perfecting internal airflow and letting the fan spin slower and quieter whilst also sustaining low temperatures. Featuring a patented trapezoid-cut design, which intelligently allows air to flow effortlessly from the rear exhaust vents, enhancing thermal proficiency contrasting with standard laptop lids. ASUS fine-tuned the shape of the intake to reduce noise levels, quiet enough to enjoy your game and cool enough to prevent throttling.
Ultimate RGB Personalization with Aura SYNC
synchronize with rgb peripherals Aura Sync technology allows you express your style, customise colours and choose dynamic effects for your entire keyboard. You can even adjust QWER and WASD keys individually to adapt to MOBA, FPS, and other games. The keyboard is situated at the front of the chassis to allow maximum airflow to the internal components and offers a more comfortable position for gamers familiar with desktop keyboards. The specially designed keys have 1.4mm of travel for grander comfort and precision when gaming and typing. With an expected lifetime of 20 million presses, the keys offer excellent durability for substantial use, while anti-ghosting technology guarantees your commands are interpreted instantly and appropriately.
The Ultimate Gaming Performance
powerful cpu and stunning quality graphics Break all the rules with a true game-changer. The ROG Zephyrus is the definition of ground-breaking technologies and combined gaming performance all built-in to a portable and stylish gaming laptop. The 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor, and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics featuring Max-Q, undoubtedly competes with the most dedicated gaming laptops and even high-end desktops.
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 with Max-Q design
unmatched 3dmark performanceROG Zephyrus combined with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 and Max-Q design delivered amazing gaming performance in 3DMark 11 (Performance) graphics and Fire Strike benchmark tests.
*Tested with: 3DMark 11 (Performance) Graphics / Fire Strike (GPU Scores)
Blazing-Fast Storage Speeds
load your games, apps and data with rog hyperdriveROG Zephyrus features a remarkable 512GB HyperDrive SSD built on the latest NVM Express™ (NVMe) and PCI Express® technologies. Discover ultra-fast access times and searing transfer rates, the M.2 drive quickly loads games, apps, and other data at rapid speed. Its plentiful capacity has sufficient storage for everything you require.
* Actual specification may vary according to configuration.
Impeccable Gaming Visuals
ultra-fast 144Hz refresh rateROG Zephyrus features an outstanding IPS display with a slick 144Hz refresh rate. Enjoy unbelievably smooth gaming at a true 144 frames per second and ultra-fast 3ms response time that diminishes blurring with swift motion and fast-paced games feel and look especially fluid. Experience wide-ranging viewing angles and 100% sRGB gamut coverage, as the IPS panel also offers exceptional colours regardless of where you’re sitting.
Seamless Gameplay with NVIDIA G-SYNC
seamless. no stutter. lag-freeDiscover the smoothest, fastest, and most immersive gameplay across a wide range of your favourite games with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology. The intelligent technology synchronizes the display’s refresh rate with the GPU’s frame rate to deliver silky smooth gameplay. G-SYNC also diminishes perceived stuttering, lessens input lag, and abolishes visual tearing all without disturbing system performance.
Take the Plunge into Virtual Reality
immersive experiences with NVIDIAExplore a whole new world of virtual reality with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics including Max-Q. The ROG Zephyrus boasts smooth, stutter-free VR performance with frame rates surpassing 90FPS. You can plug-and-play with popular VR headsets like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, allowing you to enjoy completely immersive VR surroundings with ease. Certified by Microsoft for Windows Mixed Reality Basic applications, you can use it with the ASUS Windows Mixed Reality headset.
Plug in your gear with multiple usb ports ROG Zephyrus is bursting with the newest connectivity to offer you ultra-fast transfer rates and supreme compatibility. The USB Type-C port delivers up to 40Gbps to Thunderbolt™ devices, which is four times the bandwidth of USB 3.1 Gen 2.
You can even plug in a large ROG gaming monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC™ via the DisplayPort over Type-C™ USB or use HDMI 2.0 to connect 4K TVs at 60Hz.
ROG Zephyrus includes: 2x USB 3.1 Gen 1 and 2x USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports.
broadcast to your audience Share and broadcast your gaming marathons to your audience with ROG Zephyrus’ streaming features. Sonic Studio Perfect Voice stabilises volume of outgoing and incoming voice communication whilst decreasing background noise. Casting Enhancer advances your voice clarity during streaming and recording, the built-in range microphone filters out ambient noise for clear vocal recording.
Use XSplit Gamecaster to record and broadcast your sessions as it comes with a lifetime XSplit license. The in-game overlay enables easy streaming and recording and you can make in-game annotations to highlight what’s happening. You can even interact with your audience while broadcasting on Twitch.
Access ROG Gaming Centre
all the dashboard functions you need ROG Gaming Centre offers you access to all the functions you need on dashboard. Find system information, configure AURA SYNC and RGB lighting, adjust audio settings, or record gameplay. With ROG GameFirst technology, it optimises network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. You can open ROG Gaming Centre without disturbing your game using the Android or iOS app via smartphone or your tablet from Google Play™ and the App Store.
Incredibly Immersive Sound
boost audio with Smart Amp technology Experience excellent audio with ROG Zephyrus, which uses Smart Amp technology to boost audio output by up to 80% over the earlier generation. In some circumstances when pushing the volume to the limit, speakers can breakdown from excess heat and excursion. The intelligent technology defends the speakers by setting thermal and excursion thresholds, and monitoring disparities due to loading and temperature influence.
Stay Cool with ROG Technology Enhancements
AEROACCELERATOR Technology with 12v fans AeroAccelerator (AA) technology increases the speed and effectiveness of airflow through the laptop. The moulded aluminium alloy shroud round the intake features curved edges and elevated guides that channel extra cool air into the fan. The ROG Zephyrus includes 12V fans, spinning 17% faster and increasing air pressure by up to 27%, they are more prevailing than the 5V fans typically found in laptops. The fan blades are made of a special liquid crystal polymer (LCP) this design reduces the blades thickness and as a result adding more blades can improve airflow through the fan by 26%.
improved lifespan and increased stability ROG Zephyrus features an Anti-Dust Cooling system with a patented centrifugal fan module, which acts on any object moving in a circular path, pushing it away from the centre. Particles in the fan module are then blown along the walls and eventually out of the chassis through two anti-dust exhaust tunnels. Cool air passes over 0.1mm thick heatsink fins, the thinner profile reduces air resistance allowing more fins to help increase the surface area for enhanced heat dissipation.
Effective thermal dissipation Zephyrus successfully channels heat to the thermal fins, where it’s rapidly dissipated and exhausted outside the chassis with a special heat pipe dedicated to the power board, and more for the GPU and CPU.
regulate fan speeds to control noise levels & cooling OverBoost is the most forceful setting, while the dynamic fans automatically adjust their speed according to CPU and GPU temperatures you can select different modes to suit the situation, with the fastest fan speed to fully explore the potential of ROG Zephyrus. When you want some quiet time switch to silent mode, which lowers the fan speed. Easily regulate fan speeds to control noise levels and cooling performance with a single press of function key (F5).
A Superior Gaming Platform
immersive gaming technologiesGTX 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.
incredible performanceThe flagship GeForce GTX 1080 is 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 nvidia pascalGeForce GTX 1080 uses the power of Pascal to meet the demands of VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors. Featuring NVIDIA GameWorks™ technologies for smooth gameplay and cinematic experiences, as well as revolutionary 360-degree image capture even in VR.
Virtual RealityDiscover 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.
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Date Issued: 16th Oct 2017
Gaming on PCs used to be restricted to desktop computers equipped with a dedicated graphics card connected to a display, much in the same way that a games console works with a TV. Recent advances in technology have enabled manufacturers to equip laptops with increasing levels of graphics power without them being too bulky or heavy.
Date Issued: 16th Aug 2016
NVIDIA refreshed its range of graphics cards recently with the introduction of a number of new models for performance desktop PCs. Four new GeForces have been released in quick succession. The Titan X, GTX 1080, GTX 1070 and GTX 1060, all based on the new, efficient Pascal architecture, have set new levels of performance in each segment.