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Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX701 2019 Gaming Laptop 17 3 144Hz Pantone Validated Full HD IPS GeForce RTX 2070 Intel Core i7 9750H 16GB DDR4 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD Hyper Drive Windows 10 Home

Last Updated: August 14, 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.6
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
42
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
7
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Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
16384 GB
MEMORY
0.54 meters
SIZE

Review Summary - 35 recent, verified reviews

Detailed Mode
Gaming
 14
laptop, games, settings, performance, throw
+93%
-7%
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" ...  Plays every game I throw at it beautifully at maxed settings.  ...  "
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" ...  This laptop doesn't make me miss my big gaming tower. ... I don't think I could ever recommend playing serious games off the charger. ... I would recommend this laptop for any gamer that just has to have exceptional performance wherever they are.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had this laptop for some time now and I've tested it with different games. ... - it is super fast and powerful, eating everything I throw in its way in terms of software and games!  ...  "
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" ...  Overall the laptop is great for gaming and it's thin and light.  ...  "
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" ...  I was searching for a laptop that would meet my needs for gaming and have the battery life to take on the go to do school work. ... Gaming performance is excellent, battery life stays long enough to last me for what I need and even if it doesn't it has the option to charge with a portable power bank.  ...  "
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" ...  I travel a significant amount for work, and whether I'm editing video or just playing games this laptop never lets me down.  ...  "
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" ...  It can run any current game at max settings. ... Gaming laptops have come quite a ways.  ...  "
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" ...  The laptop's performance is excellent, I am able to run top games at max settings at minimum 60 fps.  ...  "
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Device Compatibility
 14
g sync, optimus, mode, asus, switch
+79%
-21%
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" ...  I'm glad that Asus created this option because their previous GX531, while being a very good laptop, did not have the battery life to do what I needed. ... Overall great laptop and recommend it for anyone who needs this for the same reasons I do!  ...  "
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" ...  The camera comes separated from the laptop but can easily be connected.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything on this laptop works amazing. ... If you are willing to pay the super high price for this laptop, be prepared for the lack of G-SYNC/Optimus mode switching that is clearly advertised everywhere.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the laptop has performed wonderfully.  ...  "
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" ...  However, it appears the Display and G-SYNC options are missing even though this supports G-SYNC.  ...  "
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" ...  First things to mention about this laptop are its specs, specifically my specs for the laptop I chose: ... 17.3" 144HZ 3ms G-Sync monitor  ...  "
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" ...  Thank you for this great laptop!  ...  "
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" ...  I guess you can say, I'm in love with my laptop.  ...  "
Overall performance
 10
performance, graphics, gpu, cpu, asus
+100%
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" ...  So far this ASUS gaming laptop eats everything at ultra settings that I've thrown at it!  ...  "
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" ...  Before this, I had tried the newest GIGABYTE Aero 15 X9 with a GTX 2070 and while the battery life was sufficient, the performance was terrible.  ...  "
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" ...  ASUS ROG Armory Crate for GX701GXH don't have option to switch between Discrete and Intel graphics cards.  ...  "
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" ...  It runs everything buttery smooth.  ...  "
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" ...  Set it to gaming mode and boost the CPU and GPU a smidge and this laptop can handle almost anything you throw at it (as long as it's optimized) at the 100+ fps.  ...  "
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" ...  Great all around lap top great graphics does everything well.  ...  "
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" ...  So far the laptop has performed wonderfully. ... I undervolted the CPU via throttlestop and also undervolted the GPU via a voltage curve on afterburner.  ...  "
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" ...  2)Performance - This laptop has some pretty serious hardware built in. ... In my opinion this is the best laptop for performance per dollar. ... I would recommend this laptop for any gamer that just has to have exceptional performance wherever they are.  ...  "
Display Clarity
 10
bezels, sync, playing, looks, issue
+90%
-10%
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" ...  Even without G-SYNC, i did not experience any screen tearing.  ...  "
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" ...  The screen looks great and has thin bezels due to Asus removing the webcam and packing it separately.  ...  "
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" ...  - The screen is really incredible and the bezels are so small that it just looks like one whole screen!  ...  "
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" ...  7)Screen - After playing Overwatch for a bit I was blown away by this beautiful screen.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE THIS VERSION OF ZEPHYRUS, THE KEYBOARD FOR GAMING IS SO CONFORTABLE IF YOU HAVE A NICE DESK FOR PLAYING, THE SCREEN SIZE AND COLORS CAN'T BE BETTER .  ...  "
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" ...  The brightness perfect.  ...  "
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" ...  Display – 17+” of Smooth 144hz refresh rate.  ...  "
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" ...  And It's very light in the hand for its screen size. ... The large screen, GPU and G-sync do drain battery life but thankfully Asus added a feature to disable all that at the touch of a button. ... will update tomorrow with gpu-z and 3dmark scores/screen shots  ...  "
Keyboard
 7
typing, gaming, weird, laptop, extreme
+86%
-14%
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" ...  The keyboard and mouse pad have been moved closer to the user of the laptop allowing your fingers to not feel like you are typing on fire. ... 5)Keyboard - I actually like the keyboard as it feels solid, good typing performance, and good enough feedback in the keys to let you feel that you are typing.  ...  "
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" ...  I LOVE THIS VERSION OF ZEPHYRUS, THE KEYBOARD FOR GAMING IS SO CONFORTABLE IF YOU HAVE A NICE DESK FOR PLAYING, THE SCREEN SIZE AND COLORS CAN'T BE BETTER .  ...  "
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" ...  The keyboard feels nice, good amount of travel on this thin of a laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  The smooth monitor, best in graphics for laptops, easy gliding keyboard, and software that help enhance the over all experience when using this beauty.  ...  "
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" ...  Cooling vs Typing for GAMERS – I personally prefer the front keyboard layout rather than the traditional laptop ergonomics, as the purpose of the machine is extreme gaming with the able to quickly TRANSPORT. ... Asus aura RGB keyboard looks wonderful, although the software is lacking in customization and compatibility with other RGB devices. ... Keyboard feels good for typing, yet again – extreme gaming, I use both usb 3.0 interfaces on the right with another keyboard.  ...  "
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" ...  The touch pad is on the right of the keyboard and doubles as the numeric pad.  ...  "
Sound Quality
 6
fan, zephyrus, noise, gaming, game
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Speakers are good quality for a laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Noise – The Zephyrus uses the CPU fan mainly, while doing little tasks. ... Making the Zephyrus sounds and looks like any other Zen design ASUS.  ...  "
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" ...  Under load they are audible in a quite room but once the game sound kicks in you won't notice them.  ...  "
Design
 6
design, zephyrus, sounds
+83%
-17%
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" ...  The design is very appealing too, with a decent track pad.  ...  "
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" ...  - The design is incredible and very, very sturdy.  ...  "
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" ...  3)Aesthetics - In my opinion its a good looking piece of technology.  ...  "
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" ...  Making the Zephyrus sounds and looks like any other Zen design ASUS.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 5
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I waited 2 months to post a review to make sure there were no issues.  ...  "
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" ...  I Love everything about this Laptop so far (got it 3 days ago).  ...  "
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" ...  Will update in 3 - 6 months of use.  ...  "
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" ...  This is my first impression, will update as I get more time with it .  ...  "
Mouse
 4
typing, mouse, keyboard, gaming, use
+100%
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" ...  I use a wireless mouse with the laptop, so I have no use for the track pad.  ...  "
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" ...  The keyboard and mouse pad have been moved closer to the user of the laptop allowing your fingers to not feel like you are typing on fire.  ...  "
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" ...  Cooling vs Typing for GAMERS – I personally prefer the front keyboard layout rather than the traditional laptop ergonomics, as the purpose of the machine is extreme gaming with the able to quickly TRANSPORT.  ...  "
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" ...  But to be honest, whoever buys a 17" gaming laptop will definitely be using a mouse with it.  ...  "
Size
 4
gaming laptop, also
+100%
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" ...  Overall the laptop is everything you could want, it has the performance of a desktop and is slik and portable.  ...  "
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" ...  I joined the military and had to get rid of it all but I was in the market for something powerful but portable.  ...  "
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" ...  It's also much prettier, lighter, and all around better.  ...  "
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" ...  For a gaming laptop, it is very portable.  ...  "
Memory
 3
storage, ssd, samsung, memory, laptop
+100%
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" ...  I got this laptop, going good but I expected a good samsung SSD, when I try to check what SSD, is one that I have no idea, I was wondering changing to a let's say Samsung Evo 970 Plus 1TB would greatly increase time and efficiency?  ...  "
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" ...  16GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM  ...  "
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" ...  My Zephyrus GX701 system came from Mobile Advance with a 1 TB M.2 NVMe SSD with 16 GB RAM.  ...  "
Software Platform
 3
software, etc
+67%
-33%
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" ...  If you are curious on how to do this, just google "8750h throttlestop" and go from there.  ...  "
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" ...  Pop-OS linux installed with zero drama on this machine (I saved the Windows image in case I need it).  ...  "
Price
 3
laptop
+100%
comment
" ...  Worth to buy.  ...  "
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" ...  In my opinion this is the best laptop for performance per dollar.  ...  "
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" ...  Anybody who is looking into buying this and is unsure, trust me when I say that it's well worth the money and will not let you down.  ...  "
Marketplace
 3
amazon
+100%
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" ...  See last Picture.  ...  "
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" ...  Arrived on time as stated by the 2day shipping guaranteed.  ...  "
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" ...  It just arrived 5 days early and it doesn't disappoint (thank you Amazon).  ...  "
USB
 3
monitor, laptop, external, x, video
+67%
-33%
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" ...  3 x USB ports  ...  "
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" ...  Supports USB PD.  ...  "
Ports
 3
usb, thunderbolt, port, laptop, 3
+67%
-33%
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" ...  3 x USB ports ... 2 x Thunderbolt ... With the amount of hardware built into this laptop, its going to need to stay attached to an outlet.  ...  "
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" ...  Unit is packaged by Asus with WINDOWS 10 PRO and its external 1080p webcam in box – Micro-USB ... Supports USB PD.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  0.54 meters
Performance
Processor Type:  Quad Core 
Memory
Memory:  16384 GB
Display
Resolution:  Full HD 1080p 
Full HD 1080p
RESOLUTION
Quad Core
PROCESSOR TYPE
16384 GB
MEMORY
0.54 meters
SIZE