ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX531: Laptop Gaming Paling Tipis

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ASUS continues to provide the latest products every year. Still in the sneak preview of the Berlin 2018 IFA, this time ASUS gave a leak about the latest ROG laptops in the Zephyrus line. Named the Zephyrus S GX531, this laptop is claimed to be the thinnest gaming laptop powered by high-end GPUs and chipsets.

High specifications

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Has a thickness of 14.95 ~ 15.75 mm, Zephyrus S 12% thinner than the Zephyrus GX501. There are two versions of Zephyrus S sold on the market, namely the GX531GS and GX531GM. Both are powered by the 8th generation Core i7-8750H Intel processor, the difference lies in the GPU they use. The highest version of the GX531GS uses NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (Max-Q) 8GB GDDR5 VRAM, while the GX531GM version uses NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 VRAM.

The processor and GPU are supported by 2666 Mhz DDR4 RAM with a maximum capacity of 24 GB and SSD M.2 NVMe up to 512 GB. Then for connectivity there are 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type C, 1x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C, 1x USB 3.1 Gen 2, 2x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI, 1x 3.5mm jackaudio, and lock lock.

144 Hz screen

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In addition to the fierce specifications, ASUS is pretty confident with the Zephyrus S. screen because this laptop has a 15.6-inch screen with a fairly thin bezel. The screen is able to display images with a refresh rate of 144 Hz and a response time of 3ms so that the image is smoother without blur. In addition, a wide viewing angle of up to 178 degrees, IPS-level panel, and 100% Gamut sRGB, further spoil the gamers lingering in front of the screen.

AAS cooling system

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For the cooling system, the ROG Zephyrus S uses Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) technology. When the laptop is lifted, a special vent will appear which serves to facilitate airflow. ASUS pinned five heat-conducting pipes with four separate fans for the CPU and GPU. Each fan contains 83 propellers with dual 12V AeroAccelerator and is equipped with anti-dust tunnel so that there is no dust and dirt on the fan.

Specifications of the ASUS ROG Zephyrus S GX531

Operating System Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro – ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
Processor Intel® Core i7-8750H
Graphics NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (Max-Q) NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
Memory  DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM
Up to 24 GB Up to 24 GB
SSD M.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0 x2 512GB SSDM.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0 x4 256GB / 512GB / 1TB SSD
Display 15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB
VR Ready Yes
Keyboard Backlit Chiclet KeyboardMarked WASD keys

N-key rollover

RGB 4 zones

Aura Sync

1.2mm key travel

Audio 2x 2W speakers with smart amplifier technology
Array microphone
Software Armoury CrateGameFirst V


Sonic Studio

Aura Core

XSplit Gamecaster (Free)

I / O Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C (USB-C)1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C (USB-C)

1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A

2 x USB 2.0 Type-A

1 x HDMI 2.0

1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack

1 x Kensington Lock

Power 230W Power adaptor 180W Power adaptor
Wi-Fi / Bluetooth 802.11ac 2×2 Wave 2 Wi-FiBluetooth® 5.0
Dimensions 360 x 268 x 14.95~15.75mm
Weight 2.1kg

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