The Zephyrus S GX531 is equipped with the most powerful graphics card from Nvidia, a GeForce RTX 280 and yet has a thickness of about 15 mm.
The Asus Zephyrus S (GX531) is between 14.95 and 15.75 mm thick, comes equipped with an Intel Core i7-8750H and has a GeForce RTX 2080 graphics card Max-Q.
This notebook features a cooling system that, according to the brand, guarantees the optimal performance of all components, incorporating the Active Aerodynamic System (AAS).
The chassis is constructed of an aluminum and magnesium alloy to allow a right balance between strength and weight.
As regards the finishes, because they are contrasting, there is an accentuation of the design of the cover and the keyboard.
The door hinges ensure that the notebook has a low profile until it is opened.
When the laptop lid is raised, a specific aperture opens beneath the chassis to allow the notebook to catch more cool air.
Likewise, the AAS aperture measures 5 mm on the Zephyrus S, extending across the back of the chassis to, according to the manufacturer, improve airflow by 22% compared to traditional designs.
The advanced keyboard layout generates additional airflow.
Narrow margins allow the 15.6-inch monitor to be compressed into a typical 14.2-inch chassis, making the Zephyrus S fit into a more compact space.
Achieves a refresh rate of 144 Hz and reduces blur and ghosting by decreasing the response time to 3 ms.
The integrated RGB illumination allows players to customize the Zephyrus S according to their preference.
The computer has four independent zones illuminate the keyboard and additional LEDs creating a brightness within the AAS aperture. Aura Sync coordinates colors and effects with compatible peripherals making it easy to customize the entire setup.
According to the press release, this machine includes an improved sound system with two front speakers built into the hinge cover.
Those are powered by an intelligent amplifier technology, that keeps the speakers within the thermal and vibration limits so that the volume reach higher limits without distorting the output or damaging the cones.
Don’t be fooled by its lithe body; ROG Zephyrus S has ample power for AAA games, VR experiences, and serious creative work.
The six-core 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 CPU delivers desktop-like performance, while the all-new NVIDIA GeForce RTX™ 2080 GPU enables photorealistic graphics thanks to real-time ray tracing technology and AI-enhanced image processing.
The GPU boosts up to 1330MHz at 90W, with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM clocked at 6151MHz, and both can be overclocked.
An NVMe SSD up to 1TB offers speedy storage for your growing game library and professional portfolio.