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ROG Zephyrus G14 with RTX 2060 and 120 Hz display is coming at a later date

by Vyncent ChanJune 27, 2020
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The ROG Zephyrus G14 has been made official a week earlier, with the highest-end variant announced with a GeForce RTX 2060 for RM7699. That’s a pretty great price for such an amazing piece of hardware, but disappointingly, ASUS Malaysia revealed that it will come with a 60 Hz 1440p display instead of the 120 Hz FHD display in the variant we reviewed. Well, it seems that a 120 Hz variant will also make its way into Malaysia at a later date.

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Gamers who want to enjoy high refresh rate gaming on the ROG Zephyrus G14 will probably have to wait a bit longer for the 120 Hz variant to be offered here in Malaysia, but I do think it will be worth the wait. The GeForce RTX 2060 is barely enough for gaming at 1080p, so 1440p would mean you have to play at 1080p and suffer blurry visuals due to the fact that 1080p doesn’t scale properly to 1440p.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming performance

Both the 120 Hz FHD display and 2K60 panels are Pantone Validated and offer up to 100% sRGB coverage, which means that they will deliver a pretty similar experience when it comes to content creation too. Also when crammed into a 14″ form factor, the difference in resolution is barely noticeable.

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As of now, ASUS Malaysia will still continue with their plan to launch the ROG Zephyrus G14 this 29th June with the 2K60 display. You can check out the full specifications of the ROG Zephyrus G14 below:

ROG Zephyrus G14 Specs

CPU AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS @ 3.0 GHz (up to 4.3 GHz Boost), 8C/16T, 35W TDP, 7nm
RAM 16GB 3200 MHz DDR4 (8GB onboard + 1x 8GB SO-DIMM)
GPU AMD Radeon Graphics (8 CU @ up to 1750 MHz)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 6GB GDDR6
Storage 1TB Intel 660p PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Home
GeForce Game Ready Driver 442.74
Armoury Crate
GameFirst VI
GameVisual
MyASUS
Connectivity Intel WiFi-6 AX200 (2×2 WiFi 6 up to 2.4 Gbps)
Bluetooth 5.0
2 x USB 3.0 (5 Gbps)
1 x USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) Type-C
1 x USB-C (USB 3.1 10 Gbps, DP 1.4, USB-PD charging)
Display 14″ 2K (2560 x 1440) 60 Hz IPS, Adaptive Sync, 100% sRGB, Pantone Validated
1 x HDMI 2.0b ([email protected])
Audio 2 x 2.5W speakers with Smart AMP technology
2 x 0.7W tweeters
1 x 3.5mm combo jack
Power 180W power adapter
76 WHr Li-Po battery
65W USB-PD charging
Dimensions 324 x 222 x 19.9 mm
Weight 1.7 kg
Price RM7699

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ASUS Malaysia didn’t confirm the date that they will be bringing in the ROG Zephyrus G14 with the 120 Hz display, but our best bet would be a few months down the line, along with the more affordable configurations of the ROG Zephyrus G14 with GeForce GTX 16-series graphics.

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What do you think? Should the ROG Zephyrus G14 come with a 120 Hz FHD display or a 60 Hz 2K screen? Let us know in the comments!

Pokdepinion: I think I will be holding out for the ROG Zephyrus G14 with a 120 Hz display panel.

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.