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ASUS ROG announces full lineup of 10th Gen Intel Core-powered laptops

by Vyncent ChanAugust 17, 2020
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If you thought ASUS Malaysia was done with their barrage of 10th Gen Intel Core laptops, then you are quite wrong. ASUS Malaysia has just announced several new choices for you, ranging from the flagship ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 down to the very affordable ROG Strix G15 that’s priced at just RM4399. Interested? Well, here we go.

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 – RM19 999

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The ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 packs the flagship Intel Core i9-10980HK and the GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-Q for the best performance you can get in a laptop today. There’s also a choice of a 1080p 300Hz display or a 4K 60Hz panel. Regardless of which display option you choose, the ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 packs a secondary 14.1″ 3840×1100 touch screen that gives you the ability to multitask better than any other laptop. Don’t trust me? Well, read SuperDaddy’s review ;-)

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Specs

  ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15
Model Name GX550L-XSHC064R GX550L-XSHF127T
CPU Intel Core i9-10980HK @ 2.4GHz (up to 5.3GHz Turbo Boost), 8C/16T, 45W TDP, 16MB Intel Smart Cache, 14nm
RAM 32GB 3200MHz DDR4 (16GB onboard + 1 x 16GB SO-DIMM)
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-Q 8GB GDDR6, 1330MHz Boost Clock
Storage 2 x 1TB Samsung P981a PCIe Gen3 x4 NVMe SSD in RAID 0
Connectivity Intel WiFi-6 AX201 (2×2 WiFi 6 up to 2.4Gbps)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4, Thunderbolt 3 and USB-PD
2 x USB 3.0 (5Gbps)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x RJ45
Display Primary
15.6” Non-glare UHD (3840 x 2160) 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone Validated, G-Sync
Secondary
14.1” (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
Primary
15.6” Non-glare FHD (1920 x 1080) 300Hz/3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone Validated, G-Sync
Secondary
14.1” (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
Audio 2 x 4W speakers with Smart AMP
High-res certified
Array Microphone
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in
1 x 3.5mm Microphone-in/Headphone-out combo
Power 240W Power Adapter
Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W
Dimensions 360 x 268 x 20.9 mm
Weight 2.4kg
Price RM19 999 RM19 999
Availability Now End of Sept.

ROG Zephyrus S15/S17 – from RM10 499

ROG Zephyrus S15 S17

If you are in the market for a more portable laptop, well then the ROG Zephyrus S15 might just be your next laptop. Or perhaps you would rather have one large screen instead of two, you can also check out the ROG Zephyrus S17. Both of these laptops come with 1080p 300Hz displays for that maximum gaming enjoyment. If you choose the ROG Zephyrus S15, you will get a relatively conventional keyboard layout, while the ROG Zephyrus S17 has the keyboard nearer to the user to maximize the intake area for the cooling system.

ROG Zephyrus S15 and S17 Specs

ROG Zephyrus S17 ROG Zephyrus S15 ROG Zephyus S17 ROG Zephyrus S15
Model Name GX701L-XSHG043T GX502L-XSHF042T GX701L-WSHG043T GX502L-WSFH056T
CPU Intel Core i7-10875H, 8C/16T @ up to 5.1 GHz, 45W TDP, 14nm
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER Max-Q 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q SUPER 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
RAM 16GB DDR4-3200 on-board + 16GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM 8GB DDR4-3200 on-board + 8GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM
Storage 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
2 x 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD (RAID 0) 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
Display 17.3″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB Pantone Validated, G-SYNC 15.6″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB Pantone Validated, G-SYNC 17.3″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB Pantone Validated, G-SYNC 15.6″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB Pantone Validated, G-SYNC
Power 240W power adapter
Support USB PD 3.0 up to 65W
Dimensions 399 x 272 x 18.7 mm 360 x 252 x 18.9 mm 399 x 272 x 18.7 mm 360 x 252 x 18.9 mm
Weight 2.6kg 2.0kg 2.6kg 2.0kg
Price RM16 999 RM15 499 RM13 999 RM10 499
Availability End of Sept. Mid of Sept. End of Sept. Mid of Sept.

Stay tuned for our review of the ROG Zephyrus S17!

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 – RM6999

ROG Zephyrus M15

If you are in the market for a portable and stylish gaming beast, well the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M15 might be right up your alley. While portable, it still sports the Intel Core i7-10750H, which is a six-core, twelve-threaded processor capable of running at up to 5.0 GHz. Mated with a GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, you might be surprised to find out that it is mere 1.9kg light and less than 20mm thin.

ROG Zephyrus M15 Specs

ROG Zephyrus M15
Model Name GU502L-UAZ087T
CPU Intel Core i7-10750H, 6C/12T @ up to 5.0 GHz, 45W TDP, 14nm
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6
RAM 8GB DDR4-3200 on-board + 8GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM (running at 2933MHz)
Storage 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
Display 15.6″ FHD (1080p) 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB Pantone Validated
Power 230W power adapter
Support USB PD 3.0 up to 65W
Dimensions 360 x 252 x 19.9 mm
Weight 1.9kg
Price RM6999
Availability Now

ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 – from RM7499

ROG Strix SCAR 15 17

For a more affordable gaming machine, you can look to the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR series. Being the fourth iteration of the ROG Strix SCAR family, it brings with it an aggressive design that is unmistakably a member of the ROG Strix SCAR family. Along with its unique aesthetics are some fearsome hardware under the hood to ensure that the laptops aren’t all-show-and-no-go. And last but not least, they sport the ROG Keystone II which uses NFC capabilities to serve up some pretty cool features such as a hidden drive to store your private research material.

ROG Strix SCAR 15 and SCAR 17 Specs

ROG Strix SCAR 17 ROG Strix SCAR 15 ROG Strix SCAR 17 ROG Strix SCAR 15 ROG Strix SCAR 17 ROG Strix SCAR 15
Model Name G732L-XSHG068T G532L-WSHF083T G732L-WEV054T G532L-WAZ085T G732L-VEV048T G532L-VAZ069T
CPU Intel Core i7-10875H, 8C/16T @ up to 5.1 GHz, 45W TDP, 14nm
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 8GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.2 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
RAM 2 x 16GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM
Storage 2 x 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD RAID 0
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
2 x 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD RAID 0
(1 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(2 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
Display 17.3″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB 15.6″ FHD, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB 17.3″ FHD, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB 15.6″ FHD, 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB 17.3″ FHD, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB 15.6″ FHD, 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB
Power 280W power adapter 230W power adapter
Dimensions 400 x 290 x 26.2 mm 360 x 275 x 24.9 mm 400 x 290 x 26.2 mm 360 x 275 x 24.9 mm 400 x 290 x 26.2 mm 360 x 275 x 24.9 mm
Weight 2.9kg 2.57kg 2.9kg 2.57kg 2.9kg 2.57kg
Price RM14 499 RM9499 RM8299 RM7999 RM7499 RM7499
Availability End of Sept. Early Sept. Now Now Now Now

ROG Strix G15/G17 – Starting from RM4399

ASUS ROG Strix G15

Even more affordable options are available in the ASUS ROG Strix G series. Comprising of the ROG Strix G15 and ROG Strix G17, you get an option of either a 15.6″ display or a 17.3″ display, to fulfill your gaming needs. Under the hood are beefy 10th Gen Intel Core processors and NVIDIA’s Turing GPUs.

ROG Strix G15 and G17 Specs

ROG Strix G15 ROG Strix G17 ROG Strix G17 ROG Strix G15 ROG Strix G15
Model Name G512L-VHN146T G712L-VEV067T G712L-UH7082T G512L-UHN191T G512L-IAL007T
CPU Intel Core i7-10750H, 6C/12T @ up to 5.0GHz, 45W TDP, 14nm
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15GHz
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 6GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB GDDR6
Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6
RAM 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM
(running at 2933MHz)
Storage 1TB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(2 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(2 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
Display 15.6″ FHD, 144Hz 17.3″ FHD, 144Hz 17.3″ FHD, 120Hz 15.6″ FHD, 144Hz
Power 230W power adapter
Dimensions 360 x 275 x 25.8 mm 399.7 x 293.4 x 26.5 mm 360 x 275 x 25.8 mm
Weight 2.3kg 2.85kg 2.3kg
Price RM6699 RM6699 RM6199 RM5999 RM4999
Availability Now Now Now Now Now

The ROG Strix G15 will also come in two unique color options, Glacier Blue and Electro Punk. No I didn’t spell Pink wrongly… It is Electro Punk. The ROG Strix G15 Electro Punk comes with a matching set of Electro Punk accessories including a ROG Ranger backpack, ROG Mousepad, ROG Impact II mouse, all in the unique Electro Punk color option.

rog strix g15 electro pink

ROG Strix G15 Electro Punk

ROG Strix G15 Glacier Blue and ROG Strix G15 Electro Punk Specs

ROG Strix G15 (Electro Punk) ROG Strix G15 (Glacier Blue)
Model Name G512L-IHN156T G712L-IAL031T
CPU Intel Core i7-10750H, 6C/12T @ up to 5.0GHz, 45W TDP, 14nm
Graphics Intel UHD Graphics @ 1.15 GHz
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti 4GB GDDR6
RAM 2 x 8GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM
Storage 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD
(2 x M.2 PCIe slot vacant)
Display 15.6″ FHD, 144Hz
Power 230W power adapter
Dimensions 360 x 275 x 25.8 mm
Weight 2.30kg
Price RM5199 RM4399
Availability Early Sept. Early Sept.

ROG Strix G15 Glacier Blue

ROG Strix G15 Glacier Blue

And that’s it for all the laptops announced today. Which one is your pick?

Pokdepinion: The ROG Zephyrus M15 is probably going to be my pick…

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.