Zephyrus G - Did Asus Deliver?

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  • Dave Lee
    Dave Lee   7 months back

    One of the first laptops out there with the AMD / Nvidia Combo. It's super thin for the performance and price. Would you get this?

    • Allan Sh
      Allan Sh  2 months back

      @Punty A
      Texts look blocky for sure. But I didn't expect 1080P to look horrible for games as well. I returned my Zephyrus after one week usage.
      I started using Retina MacBook Pro since 2012. Later I got a 4K Dell XPS. It's really hard to adapt to sub-200 PPI now.

    • Punty A
      Punty A  2 months back

      @Rol Res its really simple. 15-17inch is too small of a panel to take full benefit of 1440p plus laptop specs are much less powerful to handle 1440p gaming at a decent fps. Couple all of that with parts that are already much more expensive than a desktop and you have your answer on why manufacturers dont go with 1440p panels.

    • Punty A
      Punty A  2 months back

      @Allan Sh for 15 inch display, nah it definitely isnt too low and it's not even subjective at that point.

    • X G
      X G  3 months back

      @Bhaskar Singh that laptop is also crazy heavy in comparison

    • Sivakumar M
      Sivakumar M  3 months back

      Yes.

  • Pickle_boy
    Pickle_boy  6 days back

    Any good for casual gamers?

    • G. Marius
      G. Marius  1 weeks back

      I got my y540 with an rtx 2060 for the price of the zephyrus sooo I think I got a good deal

      • Rithesh S
        Rithesh S  1 weeks back

        I bought this thing.

        • Cutopia Love
          Cutopia Love  2 weeks back

          I bought one tonight and I love it! The only complaint I have is that the fans are loud but it doesn't really bother me but I got it on sale for 1000!

          • luap padilla
            luap padilla  3 weeks back

            At 4:54 what does it mean" you also have access"?

            • Tanmay Sharma
              Tanmay Sharma  3 weeks back

              Does upgrading the wifi card voids the warranty???

              • TheObogo
                TheObogo  4 weeks back

                Would you recommend this or the GS65?

                • Fahim Shahriar Saad
                  Fahim Shahriar Saad  4 weeks back

                  *i DID not break any tabs*

                  • iiElysium x
                    iiElysium x  4 weeks back

                    seen this thing get as low as £850 for the 8GB version

                    • NeedlessEscape
                      NeedlessEscape  1 months back

                      Why the Y740? Battery life is trash with less than 2hrs. Are you serious like for power yes but for a LAPTOP thats for taking out with you the battery life aint doing you any good.

                      • Tannmay S Gupta
                        Tannmay S Gupta  1 months back

                        Can you also do a review for ROG Zephyrus MGU502, the RTX one.

                        • maximus
                          maximus  1 months back

                          webcam? its fine..use whatsapp video call

                          • Soul Boosted
                            Soul Boosted  1 months back

                            Does anyone else’s GA502 fans blow extremely loud/hard

                            • docdizzle666
                              docdizzle666  1 months back

                              I just got the $1200 on sale at Best Buy for $1000 yesterday. I'm pretty happy with it overall.

                              • Michael McKay
                                Michael McKay  1 months back

                                Hey Dave, I ended up picking up the 16GB brand new from bestbuy at 899.99 on a flash sale, it was the best bang for the buck at the time and I am loving it, do you think I should have gone with anything else at that price point?

                                • Danh Phan
                                  Danh Phan  2 months back

                                  When you were talking about the wife thing. Do you have any recommendations?

                                  • Tuxedo_G
                                    Tuxedo_G  2 months back

                                    It’s on sale for $999 right now, should I get it?? I don’t game heavily on it and I just want to use it for music production, the slimness plus the specs is what’s making me go for it and the build quality is so good too when I saw it

                                    • Jah
                                      Jah  2 months back

                                      Asus zepharus g: im a great value gaming laptop.

                                      Acer Helios 300: hold my beer

                                      • EZKATKA
                                        EZKATKA  1 months back

                                        [GD] GGzachpotter [Jah] and yes I do know there are multiple configs. Up to RTX 2080 and a 240hz screen

                                      • EZKATKA
                                        EZKATKA  1 months back

                                        [GD] GGzachpotter [Jah] nope, that’s the silly part, the 60hz 1660 one was still $1099

                                      • Jah
                                        Jah  1 months back

                                        EZKATKA it was probably the one with a 60hz screen and a 1660 max q. There are multiple configs ya know. Even dave 2d said the helios was the best laptop around $1000

                                      • EZKATKA
                                        EZKATKA  1 months back

                                        [GD] GGzachpotter [Jah] One was on sale in Bestbuy for $840

                                      • EZKATKA
                                        EZKATKA  1 months back

                                        [GD] GGzachpotter [Jah] The helios is 0.7 inches thicker than the zephyrus and the zephyrus has thin n sexy bezels.

                                    • εελα κ π σε
                                      εελα κ π σε  2 months back

                                      aside from gaming
                                      is it good for software engineers and web developers?

                                      • MangaFox
                                        MangaFox  2 months back

                                        is RGB = sRGB?

                                        • DITAN
                                          DITAN  2 months back

                                          Can u make a vid on Asus TUF 2060 MODEL? PLEASE

                                          • Arsalan pathan
                                            Arsalan pathan  2 months back

                                            Predator helios 300 is best

                                            • mohsufi mohramli
                                              mohsufi mohramli  2 months back

                                              sir..if compare to zephyrus gx531g i7 8th gen which one is better?

                                              • turki alharbi
                                                turki alharbi  2 months back

                                                This is how to be pissed off because ASUS didn’t pay them

                                                • Branton Hilrick Feshete
                                                  Branton Hilrick Feshete  2 months back

                                                  If you get to 1200 bucks, you just need to push just a little harder to get the top tier longer lasting laptops

                                                  Just a little

                                                  • Serj Star
                                                    Serj Star  2 months back

                                                    I got a rog hero 2 this year and the panel on that is fantastic colors seriously pop I think I got one of the good ones then again it does say on theyre website that it has 100 percent srgb . You would be surprised just how much more performance u can get in I a bit bulkier laptop . its fantastic the highest ever that I got was 80c and like 79 on gpu compared to dell xps that was like 97c and 72c its throttled down hardcore

                                                    • Yikes McG
                                                      Yikes McG  2 months back

                                                      Dave are you going to review the ROG strix g531gt? It seems like an amazing deal at $800 right now.

                                                      • EntropicRussian
                                                        EntropicRussian  2 months back

                                                        Dave Lee, a point you didn't mention is that in all the tests I've seen the ryzen chip while beat out by its Intel counterparts it also did so with greater power efficiency. Add that to the monster battery and power efficient GPU, it's great for more mobile users who aren't tied to the wall all the time. I run off power in my van on the go and after returning a more powerful Dell g3 I was happy with the performance to power I got . Just something to consider.

                                                        • Jeffrey Song
                                                          Jeffrey Song  2 months back

                                                          8:36 When you have science fair and someone has a way better design but you don’t want to admit it

                                                          • ÇYBÈR ÊMPÉRØR
                                                            ÇYBÈR ÊMPÉRØR  2 months back

                                                            What edition can I buy zephyrus or strix or scar or hero....im on a budget $1300?

                                                            • Sandeep Srinivas
                                                              Sandeep Srinivas  3 months back

                                                              Very much confused whether to buy this or the predator helios 300 i5 9th gen version

                                                              • Vishal Poojary
                                                                Vishal Poojary  2 weeks back

                                                                I am confused as well...my only issue with the predator is the design, battery and brand.

                                                              • Priti Priya
                                                                Priti Priya  2 months back

                                                                Helios

                                                            • Steven Alexander
                                                              Steven Alexander  3 months back

                                                              What game is he playing in the video ?

                                                              • Corrupted Sage
                                                                Corrupted Sage  3 months back

                                                                "No webcam"
                                                                Guys we walk around with a giant webcam device aka your phone!

                                                                • norwegian m8
                                                                  norwegian m8  3 months back

                                                                  So I am looking at thin and light gaming laptop for work purposes because I am connected to a large monitor and using visual studio and rendering software to

                                                                  • Ashish Pradhan
                                                                    Ashish Pradhan  3 months back

                                                                    So the reason some laptops having big fans at back so they can't keep the speaker near that fan and keeping speakers near hand rest kind of as dust and other things may directly enter it as of from down facing ones the risk is low

                                                                    • Rio Haputra
                                                                      Rio Haputra  3 months back

                                                                      Should i buy this or strix g with core i59thgen gtx 1660ti?

                                                                      • muhammed sabir
                                                                        muhammed sabir  3 months back

                                                                        idk about skyping tbh, u have your phone, and use discord people!

                                                                        • Robin Valere
                                                                          Robin Valere  3 months back

                                                                          Why cant i find tthis product anywhere? :(

                                                                          • Brian The Person
                                                                            Brian The Person  3 months back

                                                                            Not the best gaming laptop, but I can see myself using this for both gaming and school.

                                                                            • Jeffrey Song
                                                                              Jeffrey Song  3 months back

                                                                              Is it just me or does it seem like Dave hasn't slept in days, dipped his face in baby powder and started recording?

                                                                              • S K
                                                                                S K  4 days back

                                                                                No

                                                                            • Jay
                                                                              Jay  3 months back

                                                                              This laptop is named after a Greek “god” PASS Jesus is Lord

                                                                              • BrownGuyYash
                                                                                BrownGuyYash  3 months back

                                                                                How did you open the back cover? I tried to open mine, and it just doesn't come off. I followed the instructions (loosen but don't remove cover screw, and unscrew the rest), but still doesn't come off.

                                                                                • BrownGuyYash
                                                                                  BrownGuyYash  3 months back

                                                                                  @Akdas Ya, thats a partial reason why I bought this. But raw performance wise, this lacks behind the similar laptops like the Lenovo Legion or the Helios 300. But temps and noise level is better than those 2. Only issue is I can't seem to find a way to undervolt the ryzen cpu in here, cuz AMD doesnt have one for ryzen laptops.

                                                                                • Akdas
                                                                                  Akdas  3 months back

                                                                                  @BrownGuyYash yes but the i hate the design on the helios i really like the zephyrus and strix line

                                                                                • BrownGuyYash
                                                                                  BrownGuyYash  3 months back

                                                                                  @Akdas Its on the lighter side imo. My last laptop was an Dell Inspiron 7559 (gtx 960m 4gb).

                                                                                  For thermals, it tends to get warm if ur gaming on performance or turbo mode where the fan kicks in loud, but its managable. Honestly, you might wanna look at the new Predator Helios 300, since its at the same price point ($1200), but comes with an i7 and a non max-q 1660ti.

                                                                                • Akdas
                                                                                  Akdas  3 months back

                                                                                  Is the laptop good for travel?? I looks kind of heavy and also how is the thermals?

                                                                              • luis ramirez
                                                                                luis ramirez  3 months back

                                                                                Coming from a Chromebook and a 2012 laptop with a Celeron in it this will be a gargantuan upgrade

                                                                                • Akdas
                                                                                  Akdas  3 months back

                                                                                  Lol I'm thinking od getting it too except from no laptop lol

                                                                              • Markus Andersson
                                                                                Markus Andersson  3 months back

                                                                                My expensive asus loosing keys, because of over heating, where is asus support?.

                                                                                • Matteo De Vellis
                                                                                  Matteo De Vellis  3 months back

                                                                                  Why is it that Asus puts thunderbolt on devices that don't need it(ROG/TUF laptops) and don't put thunderbolt on devices that actually need it(Zenbooks)?

                                                                                  • gokul anand
                                                                                    gokul anand  3 months back

                                                                                    Good review

                                                                                    • Chayan Rodriguez
                                                                                      Chayan Rodriguez  3 months back

                                                                                      The Lenovo y740 is awesome! the only thing that sucks is the battery life.That is the only complaint.