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Asus ROG Strix G15, G17, Zephyrus G14 Series Gets Refreshed With Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Series GPU

Asus ROG zephyrus G14

The GPU refresh for the Asus ROG Strix and Zephyrus G14 series was also announced alongside the unveiling of the Intel Core H-based Asus TUF Gaming and TUF Dash F15 series laptops. The ROG Strix and Zephyrus G14 series are still powered by AMD Ryzen 5000 series processors, but they now get a GPU refresh with a selection of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050.

Asus ROG Strix G15 And G17

Asus ROG Strix G15 And G17

The ROG Strix G15 comes in three variants – one powered by the Ryzen 5 5600H processor, another running on the Ryzen 7-5800H processor, and another Electro Punk edition. There’s also a larger ROG Strix G17 that runs on the Ryzen 7-5800H chip. They are all paired with 8GB of DDR4 3200MHz RAM, and 512GB of PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD. Note that there are empty slots for further RAM and storage expansion.

In terms of graphics, the laptop series now has a choice of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB of GDDR6 VRAM. It also has a max graphic TGP of 95W.

For its display, the ROG Strix G15 has a 15.6-inch display, while the ROG Strix G17 has a larger 17.3-inch display. Apart from screen size, they all share the same specs including IPS panel, FHD resolution, 16:9 aspect ratio, Adaptive-Sync, 144Hz refresh rate, 250 nits peak brightness, and 62.5% coverage of the sRGB colour space.

In terms of I/O Ports:

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Asus ROG Strix G15, G17, Zephyrus G14 Series Gets Refreshed With Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Series GPU 18
ROG Strix G15 (CHN019T and CHN020T)ROG Strix G17 (CHX022T)ROG Strix G15 Electro Punk
I/O Ports1x Type C USB 3.2 Gen 1 with Power Delivery and Display Port
3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x Type C USB 3.2 Gen 2 with Power Delivery, Display Port
3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x RJ45 LAN port
1x Type C USB 3.2 Gen 1 with Power Delivery and Display Port
3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.0b

All ROG Strix variants feature the same Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity with RangeBoost feature. For the keyboard lighting system, it has a 4-zone RGB system. In terms of battery, they are packed with a 56Whr 4-cell battery.

Do note that the ROG Strix G15 Electro Punk Edition will come with a pink ROG backpack, a pink ROG mousepad, and an ROG Strix Impact II Electro Punk.

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Series

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Series

As for the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 series, it is still powered by the AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS chip, but now paired with up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, all the way down to an GTX 1650. The RTX 3050 series has a max graphic TGP of 75W.

The GTX 1650 and RTX 3050 variant gets a FHD display with 144Hz refresh rate, while the RTX 3050 Ti gets a WQHD display with a lower 120Hz refresh rate. As for the memory configuration, all variants come with an 8GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM, with an extra slot for expansion. There’s also a single slot 512GB M.2 PCIe NVMe SSD onboard for storage.

Connectivity wise, it has Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. For the I/O ports, users will get 1x Type C USB 3.2 Gen 2 with Power Delivery, Display Port and G-Sync, 1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack, 1x HDMI 2.0b. There is no RGB keyboard lighting, but there is a backlit chiclet keyboard instead. For its battery, it has a 76Whr 4-cell Li-ion battery. Do note that only the RTX 3050 variant and above will receive a USB Type-C 100W AC charger bundled in the box.

Pricing And Availability

Both the Asus ROG Strix series with 11th Gen Intel Core processors and the refresh ROG Zephyrus G14 series with RTX 3050 series GPUs will be available in the month of May itself. As for their pricing and specs, refer to the table below for more details:

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Asus ROG Strix G15, G17, Zephyrus G14 Series Gets Refreshed With Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Series GPU 18
ModelSpecsPrice
ROG Strix G15Ryzen 5 5600H + 15.6-Inch + 8GB + 512GBRM4,199
ROG Strix G15Ryzen 7 5800H + 15.6-Inch + 8GB + 512GBRM4,499
ROG Strix G17Ryzen 7 5800H + 17.3-Inch + 8GB + 512GBRM4,599
ROG Strix G15
(Electro Punk)
Ryzen 7 5800H + 15.6-Inch + 8GB + 512GBRM4,799
Zephyrus G14Ryzen 7 5800HS + FHD 144Hz + GTX 1650 + 8GB + 512GBRM4,799
Zephyrus G14Ryzen 7 5800HS + FHD 144Hz + RTX 3050 + 8GB + 512GBRM5,699
Zephyrus G14Ryzen 7 5800HS + FHD 144Hz + RTX 3050 + 8GB + 512GBRM5,699
Zephyrus G14Ryzen 7 5800HS + 2K 120Hz + RTX 3050 Ti + 8GB + 512GBRM6,499

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