Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW - Gaming Laptop

Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW

In India, a gaming laptop is gaining popularity. Youths are now more looking for more specifications when choosing their gaming laptops. Asus is renown name in the gaming laptop market due to its ROG series. The laptops it has designed till now for gaming enthusiasts are with intelligent technology fulfilling all needs of a gamer. Again the company has come up with a new launch in the market Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW. This laptop looks promising to the gamers need let’s know more about this laptop.

  • Design

The Asus ROG Zephyrus S gx531gw gaming laptop comes with Boxy design which can be either loved or hated by the customer, depending on their preference. The company has provided it with a metallic look making it sturdy. The dimensions of this laptop are 360x268x15.35~16.15mm and the weight of the laptop is 2.1 kg.

The laptop has a silky scissor-door hinge design where the user can find a protruded par to open the laptop quickly. To make the airflow convenient a thin ramp on the back has been provided which keeps it little elevated to the top to let the air flow. Also, the keyboard is of Chiclet-style in Asus ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW. The keyboard is downshifted where the trackpad lies in the right corner of the keyboard.

In Normal keywords where user gets a palm rest, here it is not provided. Instead, space is provided above the keyboard to the cooling system of the laptop. The laptop has a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-c port, a DC input, and two USB 2.0 Ports on the left side. The right side of the laptop has one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C ports and one USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A Port. On the backside, you will find HDMI 2.0 port and a Kensington Lock.

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Overall, the design is good but keyboard might not be comfortable for many as if using it on a spacious desk only then users would be able to use it comfortably.

  • Performance

Talking about the performance Asus ROG Zephyrus s gx531gw gaming laptop delivers, it comes with various gaming modes namely, Windows, silent, Turbo, Balanced, and a Manual mode. When you want to get the maximum performance by CPU than you can switch yo Turbo mode.

The laptop performs well in gaming especially it can handle AAA games easily. There is a ROG Button provided above the trackpad through which you can access the settings and gaming modes of the laptop. The display angle cannot be stretched a lot, which company should have provided users to use the display at a wider angle. The cooling pad this laptop has is a little noisy. Its noise can disturb you while gaming as it would interrupt the audio of the game.

Without headphones, gaming on this laptop would be difficult. You can control the fan speed manually and automatically. To switch the fan speed Fn+F5 can be used to toggle between Turbo, Balanced or silent mode. The laptop also provides you with an option to change the backlight effect as there are four different sections available.

It comes with two 2W stereo speaker that is quite good in performance. The audio of the sound when the maximum fills the room. It also distorts slightly at this level. The speakers of the laptop are powered by Asus Sonic Studio, Nahimic, (SW) and Smart AMP (HW) Technologies. It also has some more settings that will help you to record audio and improve streaming. The laptop comes with a USB Type-C power delivery feature. This lets you charge the laptop with a power bank or Type C power adapter.

  • Battery

This model comes with a 60Wh battery. The battery life of the laptop is good and even better than other laptops we get for gaming. The charging time is quite fast as it gets charged from nil to full in just one hour.

However, as fast it gets charged, takes the same time to drain the battery. If playing in turbo mode, the laptop cannot provide you battery backup for more than one hour. If the laptop is being used for normal browsing etc, then the battery can last up to two and a half hour.

Overall, the Asus ROG zephyrus s GX531GW laptop is good laptop providing smooth gaming experience to users through its different gaming modes. The design is also classy in its box style design giving it a sturdy look with a metallic finish.

The battery backup is good only if the laptop is being used for normal usage. However, if someone wants to use it for gaming he would be required to keep it on charge all the time to get an uninterrupted experience. The issues we have discovered is with the noise its fan makes.

Other than that, the keyboard might be a problem for many as if not used on a desk, it would give a feel of a compact PC.

Also, Read about Asus ROG Gaming Smartphone

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