#kamisukareview – ASUS announces line of gaming laptops ROG the latest to adopt the 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor. Not only the refreshed version, ASUS also presents a new model that is redefining a gaming laptop as well as a laptop for content creators.
The 10th Generation Intel Core processor is not present alone because this latest ROG gaming laptop is also powered by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX SUPER graphics chip and innovative new cooling technology.
Latest ROG gaming laptop
The newest ROG gaming laptops comprise the Zephyrus Duo, the first gaming laptop with the ROG ScreenPad Plus, and the Zephyrus S, M, and G lines, which are now increasingly portable and powerful.
For eSports gamers, the latest ROG Strix SCAR is now back with graphics chip support for the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER and a 300Hz screen. In addition, there is also the Strix G15 Electro Punk with a stylish new look.
The latest ROG gaming laptops not only come up with the latest graphics processors and chips, but also with the latest technologies that will become the industry's new standard.
Starting from the cooling technology using liquid metal, the use of high-speed DD4 RAM, and fast screens, everything is a breakthrough and innovation so that gamers can enjoy the game with the best quality and performance without compromise.
ROG Gaming Laptop Graphics and Chip Chips
With a configuration of up to 8 cores, the 10th Gen Intel Core H-series processor is designed for high workloads ranging from playing games to creating content.
Intel processors have a very good reputation thanks to its high clock speed, and this time the 10th Generation Intel Core H-series processor comes with the best processing speed, which is up to 5.3GHz thanks to Turbo Boost technology.
Combined with 3200MHz DDR4 RAM, the latest line of ROG laptops is certain to come with better performance than its predecessor.
This latest line of ASUS ROG gaming laptops is also powered by NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics chips ranging from RTX 2070 SUPER to RTX 2080 SUPER.
Using the latest Turing architecture, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics chip supports various features and the latest graphics technology and has better performance than the previous generation.
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series also has an RT core for real-time ray tracing processing, as well as a Tensor core that supports artificial intelligence (AI) based processing. The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series graphics chip makes the latest line of ASUS ROG laptops have the best graphics performance in its class.
Latest ROG Gaming Laptop Features
The latest line of ASUS ROG laptops has various enhancements in terms of features compared to its predecessor, one of which is a better cooling system.
The entire lineup of ASUS ROG gaming laptops now uses liquid metal instead of thermal paste. Liquid metal is able to conduct heat better so that the cooling system can work more optimally.
The ASUS ROG research and development team has also developed a method for applying liquid metal automatically. The now patented method allows liquid metal to be applied directly when the laptop is being assembled automatically.
Coupled with the support of other special cooling components, the latest ROG laptop lineup is able to come up with 10% better cooling performance while also having lower noise levels.
To further support gamers and content creators, ASUS presents a screen with a panel that has been certified PANTONE Validated. Besides being able to display accurate colors, the latest line of laptops also support color reproduction rates in Adobe RGB color space up to 100%.
Interestingly, all of that is supported by a fast panel with a refresh rate of up to 300Hz and comes with G-Sync technology. Fast and accurate panel colors are no longer an option on the latest ROG laptops.
The latest line of ASUS ROG laptops are now equipped with dual-band WiFi 6 (802.11ax) modules. The module is the latest generation of WiFi which has a faster wireless connection speed.
Not only that, the Zephyrus Duo and Zephyrus M variants have also been equipped with Thunderbolt 3 which has data transfer speeds of up to 40Gbps via a Type-C USB port. Connectivity is no doubt in the latest ROG gaming laptop line.
To make it easier for users, the ROG laptop line now comes with a new chassis design that is easier to upgrade. Almost all of the latest ASUS ROG gaming laptops now have two M.2 slots with 3 special slots in the latest ROG Strix models.
The additional slots make it easy for users to upgrade. In addition, ASUS also presents the latest model adapters that are more concise, making it easier for ROG gaming laptops to travel and support USB Power Delivery in the Zephyrus variant. ROG gaming laptops are now even more portable.
1. ROG Zephyrus Duo 15
Among PC users, gamers are one type of user who most uses two screens. For this reason, ASUS this time brings ROG ScreenPad Plus technology to the ROG line through Zephyrus Duo 15.
Zephyrus Duo 15 is the first gaming laptop in the world that has a second screen measuring 14.1 inches. The screen is specifically designed to support gamers when playing games.
ROG ScreenPad Plus is the main feature in Zephyrus Duo 15. The second screen adopts touch screen technology with a resolution of 4K (3840 x 1100 pixels) which is placed between the keyboard and the main screen measuring 15.6 inches.
When used, the second screen of Zephyrus Duo 15 which has a special mechanism will be lifted and form an angle of 13 degrees so it is easier to use.
This special mechanism is not without reason. In addition to making it easier to use, the raised ROG ScreenPad Plus also provides extra air cavity for optimal cooling. The mechanism called Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) Plus has a function similar to the AAS mechanism in the Zephyrus S. series
Zephyrus Duo 15 itself still appears with a very concise body, even though this gaming laptop comes with top-class specifications. The Zephyrus Duo 15 is powered by an Intel Core i9 10th Gen processor powered by an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics chip.
Maximizing the performance of the processor and graphics chip, Zephyrus Duo 15 is equipped with the best screen. Gamers who want to enjoy high framerate games can choose a variant that uses a FHD panel with a refresh rate of 300Hz.
While variants with 4K UHD panels and 100% Adobe RGB color reproduction are available for gamers as well as content creators.
Zephyrus Duo 15 screen also supports the G-Sync feature so that the tearing and stuttering effects will certainly not appear when playing games on this gaming laptop.
The G-Sync feature can also be turned off to save battery when the Zephyrus Duo 15 thanks to the presence of ROG GPU Switch technology. Thanks to all the superior features presented, Zephyrus Duo 15 is now a flagship for ROG Zephyrus gaming laptops.
2. ROG Zephyrus S17
Zephyrus S17 is back for gamers who want ultra-compact gaming laptops that have powerful performance. Adopt a large screen measuring 17.3 inches and a body with a thickness of only 18.7 millimeters.
Zephyrus S17 still comes with top-class specifications and is powered by 10th Generation Intel Core i7 processors supported by the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER graphics chip. To cool these premium components, Zephyrus S17 uses Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) technology.
Zephyrus S17 is designed not only to play games but also to support productivity. This laptop screen has PANTONE Validated certification so it is possible to be used by content creators.
In addition there are also features of the NVIDIA G-Sync which is supported by the ROG GPU Switch, and NumberPad to make it easy for users who often use numpad.
In conclusion, the Zephyrus S17 proves that large-screen gaming laptops don't always have to be big but can also look thin and portable.
3. ROG Zephyrus S15 and Zephyrus M15
Unlike the Zephyrus S17, Zephyrus S15 and M15 adopted a conventional design with the keyboard position not pulled down but still like a laptop in general.
The design was deliberately presented because both of these laptops are designed for users who often use their laptops on their laps. Specifically Zephyrus S15 honeycomb structure and magnesium alloy body are used to make the body more sturdy.
In specifications, Zephyrus S15 is similar to Zephyrus S17. This latest ROG gaming laptop still comes with a 10th Generation Intel Core i7 processor that is supported by graphics chips up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER.
The screen supports the G-Sync feature with a refresh rate of up to 300Hz and 3ms response time, and has an extra slot for M.2 SSD which supports RAID-0 configuration. Zephyrus S15 is the best ultraportable gaming laptop.
Zephyrus S15 also relies on AAS technology for cooling. AAS is a cooling technology that has a special mechanism so that the bottom of the Zephyrus S15 can be opened when used. The result is a cooling system can work more optimally thanks to a larger air circulation space.
While the Zephyrus M15 is a high-performance ultraportable gaming laptop but at a more affordable price.
Referred to as the “sweet spot” for price vs. performance, the Zephyrus M15 comes with a variety of configuration variants ranging from the use of panels up to 240Hz and the adoption of NVIDIA GeForce graphics chips starting from the GTX 1660Ti to RTX 2070. As for the processor, the Zephyrus M15 relies on 10th Gen Intel Core i7 .
Zephyrus M15 is different from Zephyrus S15, where this laptop does not adopt AAS technology for its cooling system but still comes with a special cooling system that utilizes two fans.
Designed as a highly portable creative creative laptop, the Zephyrus M15 also comes with an additional M.2 slot and Thunderbolt 3 port support that can be connected to a variety of modern external devices.
5. ROG Strix SCAR 15/17
Like its predecessor, Strix SCAR 15/17 is here for eSport gamers who are hungry for performance. Equipped with an IPS-level screen with a refresh rate of up to 300Hz, Strix SCAR 15/17 is the best laptop for eSport gamers who want the highest framerate game display.
Powered by processors up to 10th Gen Intel Core i9-10980-HK, graphics chips up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, and 3200MHz DDR4 RAM, ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 is not only able to bulldoze all existing PC games but can also be used as a machine multitasking.
In order to work optimally, the ASUS ROG research and development team has improved the cooling system on the Strix SCAR 15/17 through augmented cooling technology.
Do not miss the RGB LED features supported by ROG Aura Sync, and ROG Keystone II which can now activate Stealth Mode when released.
ROG Keystone II also continues to function as a “key” that can store profile settings in Armory Crate as well as to open access to Shadow Drive (specifically for Windows 10 Pro). Strix SCAR 15/17 is a professional eSport tournament class laptop that focuses on performance.
6. ROG Strix G15 / 17
Presenting a gaming laptop that is powerful, compact and portable, and affordable is indeed a big challenge for laptop manufacturers. But ASUS through the Strix G15 / 17 managed to prove that this is not impossible. The Strix G15 / 17 is an affordable ROG gaming laptop that is present without compromising the best features available on every ROG gaming laptop.
Strix G15 / 17 is powered by processors up to 10th Gen Intel Core i7 and graphics chips up to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER. The combination of both ensures this gaming laptop can run all the latest eSport games with very high framerate thanks to screen support up to 240Hz.
The next design is Electro Punk which is only present for the Strix G15. The exclusive design combines a pink metal look that is aligned with the electro punk theme.
Especially for the Strix G15 Electro Punk, ASUS provides a sales package consisting of the Strix G15 Electro Punk unit along with a 35 x 17-inch desk mat, ROG Impact II mouse, ROG Strix Core Electro Punk Headset, and ROG Backpack Special Edition. The sales package is only available in a few regions.