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[UNBOXING] ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) – Stylishly Thin Gaming Laptop

[UNBOXING] ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) – Stylishly Thin Gaming Laptop

by Aiman MaulanaMay 28, 2018
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Our official unboxing of one of the most highly anticipated machines in recent times, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) gaming laptop. It delivers powerful performance in an stylishly thin package.

Unboxing the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501)

As you can see, we have the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) in our labs and we are in the midst of testing what this baby is capable of doing. If you remember, we did review the original ASUS ROG Zephyrus, which we considered a game-changer for gaming laptops, so not only do we want to how it fares on its, we also want to know how different it performs with the original

If you missed out on our in-depth review of the original ASUS ROG Zephyrus, click here to read all about it.

While we’re running our tests, I’m sure you want to know more about this sexy gaming laptop. Check out the specifications right below here:

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) Specifications

CPU Intel Core i7 8750H (6C / 12T @ up to 4.1 GHz), 9M Cache, 45W TDP, 14nm
RAM 16GB DDR4 2666 MHz (dual channel)
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-P, 6GB GDDR5
Storage PCIEG3x4 NVME 256GB M.2 SSD
SATA 1TB Hybrid HDD (FireCuda)
Display 15.6-inch FHD (1920×1080) Anti-Glare, IPS panel,
144Hz G-Sync, 72% NTSC coverage. 3ms response time
Keyboard 4-Zone RGB Keyboard with Aura Sync
1.7mm Travel Distance, N-Key Rollover
Connectivity Wireless:
802.11ac(2×2) Wave 2 WLAN
Bluetooth 5.0
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
1 x HDMI 2.0 (4K / 2K at 60Hz output)
1 x Kensington Lock
1 x HDMI 1.4 port
1 x microSD card reader
Audio Sonic Studio & Sonic Radar III
1 x Combo Audio Jack (Mic + Headphone)
Thermal Solution Active Aerodynamic System (AAS)
Power 4 Cells 55 Whrs Li-ion Battery, 180W Adapter
Dimensions 384 x 262 x 17.5 mm (W x D x H)
Weight 2.45kg
Warranty 2 Years

Our full, in-depth review of the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) gaming laptop will be published very soon. After all, we do want to see what this baby is truly capable of, especially compared to the original ASUS ROG Zephyrus, so we’re going to really put it through some rigorous tests. Until then, stay tuned to :)

About The Author
Aiman Maulana
Jack of all trades, master of none, but oftentimes better than a master of one. YouTuber, video editor, tech head, and a wizard of gaming. What's up? :)

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