Zephyrus is ASUS ROG’s Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop with GTX 1080

The ASUS Republic of Gamers today has made official their latest gaming laptop – Zephyrus. It is the world’s slimmest gaming laptop that features 7th generation Intel Core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 GPU.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus general specs

  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
  • up to 24 GB DDR4 2400 MHz
  • M.2 PCIe x4 256 GB / 512 GB / 1 TB SSD
  • 15.6-inch Full HD wide-view panel with anti-glare, 120 Hz with NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • Connectivity
    • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C™ with Thunderbolt™ 3
    • 4 x USB 3.1
    • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and mic combo jack
  • SUS Aura RGB backlit chiclet keyboard with 30-key rollover; 1.4mm key travel
  • 4-cell, 50 Wh battery
  • 37.9 x 26.2 x 1.69 cm
  • 2.2 KG (with battery)

ROG-exclusive design and cooling system

The ROG Zephyrus is cooled by an exclusively designed Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) that increases the efficiency of the airflow through the laptop. The fan’s surface cover and accelerator are 3D-curved to enhance the airflow that ultimately helps remove the heat more efficiently. As shown in above image, when the Zephyrus’ lid is opened, the bottom chassis flexes open to increase the airflow by 20% which further increases the air circulation.

The ASUS Aura RGB keyboard is also positioned at the front of the chassis to allow better cooling of the internal components. Honestly speaking, having all those high-end components stuffed into a chassis as thin as 16.9mm is not an easy task as you need to address the biggest issue of all – the heat.

Pricing & Availability

There is no news on the pricing and availability yet at the moment, but we will be sure to update you the soonest as we get the information.

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