ASUS most definitely wowed us with in 2015’s Zephyrus G14 It was slim, light along with amongst among one of the most reliable notepad we would definitely ever seen, lots of thanks to AMD’s Ryzen 4000 cpu. Offered the big mayhem of 2020, I never ever before acquired an opportunity to check out its larger sibling or sis, the G15 It normally took a great deal of what I suched as pertaining to the G14, as well as additionally positioned it in a far more traditional 15- inch notepad. Appears like an assured victor? Currently after analyzing out the 2021 variation of the Zephyrus G15, it’s even more clear than ever that ASUS has really practically realized the art of making computer video gaming laptop.

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It had actually not been frequently by doing this for ASUS. Its preliminary Zephyrus laptop was amongst the preliminary slim as well as additionally light manufacturers to points in NVIDIA’s GTX 1080 GPU, nevertheless it was very costly along with had horrible battery life. For several years, ASUS fine-tuned its formats to be even more practical. The Zephyrus G14 was particularly exceptional because of the truth that it thought about merely 3.5 added pounds, yet it dealt with to fit an RTX 2060 GPU, a remarkably reliable AMD CPU, along with an ideal battery performance.


  • Powerful Ryzen 5000 cpu
  • Quick 1440 p display screen
  • Durable as well as additionally rather light create
  • Strong battery life
  • Superb key-board
  • Lots of link

Normally, the G15 isn’t as light, nevertheless at 4.2 added pounds it’s still a little a lot easier to bring than the 4.5-pound Razer Blade along with a lot of numerous other 15- inch notepad. It’s furthermore similarly as impressive as the G14 design-wise, with a challenging magnesium-aluminum circumstances as well as additionally an unique dot-matrix pattern on the cover. ASUS packed those little openings with a distinctive prismatic item in our testimonial gadget, yet on some styles they’ll have little LEDs for providing pixelated graphics.

Under the hood, the G15 consists of AMD’s Ryzen 9 5900 HS, NVIDIA’s RTX 30- collection GPUs, as well as additionally an optional 1,440 p (Quad HD) reveal opting for 165 Hz with G-SYNC/FreeSync aid. It is simply among the really initial computer video gaming laptop to tremble AMD’s new devices, which alone makes it an appealing purchase. We’re still waiting on Intel to introduce its beefier 11 th-gen H-series chips. If you want something a little a lot more future-proof, a Ryzen 5000 notepad merely makes much more sensation.

ASUS Zephyrus G15

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Our testimonial system included NVIDIA’s RTX 3080 Max-Q which 1,440 p display screen, which looked like an excellent pairing. As I developed in our MSI GS66 Stealth testimony, that resolution is a fantastic upgrade over 1080 p displays, without being as calling for as a 4K display screens. While butchering baddies in Fate 2, or leaping by means of many rounds of Overwatch, the G15 looked silky smooth. And additionally when I had the capability to take a breath, it was basic to see specifically just how terrific sides along with numerous other info looked a little much more clear than on a 1080 p display screens.

While the Zephyrus G15 works enough to supply over 100 FPS in 1,440 p with graphics cranked on both computer game, what mattered much more to me was specifically just how well the display screen remained on the same level with each of the task. As well as youngster, did it supply. I looked like I had a fringe benefit throughout crazy firefights, thinking about that the display screen had the capability to rapidly follow my twitchy computer system mouse movements, along with it was furthermore useful when I needed to reduce as well as additionally straighten a sniper shot. Having a high refresh price, as well as additionally a screen that can quickly incorporate with your existing framework rate, is the video clip pc gaming matching of paying attention to a consistency in ideal uniformity.

The G15 does not have the quickest 1,440 p display screen around– MSI’s GS66 can increase to 240 Hz– nevertheless much faster options furthermore establish you back a lot a great deal much more. As well as unless you’re a confident e-sports player, you’ll potentially have a hard time additionally seeing the difference previous 120 Hz.

ASUS Zephyrus G15

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Similar To with NVIDIA’s RTX 2080 mobile GPUs nevertheless, do not prepare for desktop-level performance with its 30- collection laptop devices. Also the RTX 3080 in our testimonial system had a tough time to run Cyberpunk 2077 with maxed out ray mapping configurations along with graphics in 1,440 p. It downed along in between 40 as well as additionally 45 FPS, which is functional yet not specifically what I would certainly enjoy to see from such an expensive manufacturer. Also NVIDIA’s DLSS modern-day innovation, which enhances framerates by offering computer game at a rather decreased resolution, truly did not assist a great deal. I picked having a good time Cyberpunk with device ray mapping configurations along with DLSS to acquire a smoother 55-63 FPS.

PCMark 10

3DMark (TimeSpy Extreme)

Geekbench 5

ATTO (leading reads/writes)

ASUS Zephyrus G15(AMD Ryzen 9 5900 HS, NVIDIA RTX 3080 Max-Q)



1,426/ 7,267

3.3 GB/s/ 2.85 GB/s

MSI GS66 Stealth (2021, Intel i7-10870 H, NVIDIA RTX 3080 Max-Q)



1,247/ 6,505

3.1 GB/s/ 2.9 GB/s

Gigabyte Aero 17 HDR XB (Intel i7-10875 H, NVIDIA RTX 2070 Super Max-Q)



1,137/ 5,681

2.93 GB/s/ 2.59 GB/s

ASUS Zephyrus Duo 15 (Intel i9-10980 HK, NVIDIA RTX 2080 Super Max-Q)



1,365/ 8,055

3 GB/s/ 3.24 GB/s

ASUS Zephyrus G14(AMD Ryzen 9 4900 HS, NVIDIA RTX 2060 Max-Q)



1,189/ 7,705

1.7 GB/s/ 1.67 GB/s

When it concerns criteria, the Zephyrus G15 exceeded MSI’s GS66 in Geekbench 5’s multicore ranking, yet otherwise both laptop were instead neck-and-neck. Their 3DMark TimeSpy Extreme numbers, as an instance, were practically the exact same. That can be a sign of merely just just how much Intel got to AMD’s performance in 2015, as MSI’s notepad was powered by an older 10 th-gen CPU. Under whole lots, ASUS’s fans are definitely noticeable, nevertheless not practically as annoying as the GS66’s whiny blowers. The G15 also lasted an outstanding 8 humans resources along with 50 minutes on our battery exam, well listed here the near to 13- human resources criterion of the G14, nevertheless 25 minutes much much better than the GS66