Yeah, the g14 has a 120hz option, but due to the slow response time (like 34ms)...the reviews are saying you get ghosting. This laptop features AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS Series with 8 Cores/16 Threads. I'm a college student and also a competitive gamer, I play games such as CSGO, Valorant. Do you mind sending a link for an EU retailer? Another thing I personally love about this computer is it's unostentatious design (might just be me) so others won't stare at it when I pull it out of my bag. [â]atkinsNZ 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago (0 children). You might experience the Touchpad problems of insensitive / click is invalid / stopped working etc. I know that several Asus ROG laptops have an option for this and I wouldn't be surprised if they messed up the drivers. Is it bearable? Truthfully I want the 4900HS + 2060 with a QHD screen if the response time rumours are true. So, the most anticipated 14 inch gaming laptop is out. [â]TheFrogstronaut 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (2 children), Well 14â is different from 13.3â, and the blade stealth is $1800 for a 1650ti max-q, [â]alman12345 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (1 child). Press J to jump to the feed. As a heavy multitasker (especially with my thousand Chrome tabs spread across a dozen windows), cores and RAM are important to me. Ultimately, it comes down to which aspects are important to you. Or that their units aren't the same as the consumer facing ones. What a guy. It doesn't seem at all difficult or time-consuming but I feel that it's something worth taking into account. I already have a nice external camera and hardly ever use it so I find the webcam irrelevant. Still better than a 60hz â¦ There isn't any whining noise. The problem is that you can't get the 4900HS + 2060 in Europe unless you get that specific model, all of the other ones have the 4800HS unfortunately. Though I'm sure you are already aware, the 8-core Ryzen 9 in this unit excels in multithreading being second to none. Since you've "been using a 60Hz till now", I doubt you will notice any ghosting that you weren't before and enjoy the high frame and refresh rates this laptop offers. So you’re saying reviewers are just trying to add as much stuff as possible in the pros and cons? I think that is the worst thing in this price range. The 14-inch gaming laptop has been called by several superlatives and garnered favorable reviews. Deal: Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 14" 1080p IPS-Level 120hz Ryzen 7 4800HS 16GB GTX 1650 Ti 512GB SSD W10H $1,999 @ Shopping Express, Store: Shopping Express, Category: Computing Much better typing experience on it. Also since Intel and NVIDIA are launching their new line-up on the 2nd of April, I guess I might have to switch my sights to the GS66 aswell... [â]alibix 5 points6 points7 points 8 months ago* (2 children). The Zephyrus G14 is one of the very few 14-inch gaming laptops in the market which will definitely help it stand out from the crowded 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch space. 1. I actually wrote custom software for my GU502GV that controlled the fans and kept them silent at idle, but I ended up returning the laptop before I finished it due to an unrelated issue. thanks for the info. I'm not saying there aren't other tempting contenders (like HP Omen 15 selling for about the same price on BestBuy), but it comes down to what you think will be suited for your uses. The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is powered by the 7nm 4th Gen AMD Ryzen 9 4900HS and this is a tailormade gaming chipset from AMD and this is â¦ ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop: Enjoy everyday gaming with this ASUS notebook PC. Is the Zephyrus ROG G14 good for college and high school? Don't know about the plastic feel and if 240hz with 2060 or 1660ti with 144hz will be better. Palm rejection is up to snuff with that WIDE trackpad. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. I'm desperately waiting for a G15 review as 14 inch is too small for my liking. The Zephyrus G14 clearly wins on inputs, with an excellent keyboard and a nice glass clickpad. Both of your points, I was concerned as well. I am also disappointed by the 8GB soldered RAM in all models, you cannot upgrade to 32GB. I was checking out about the ROG Zephyrus G14 and found out by a review that it has ghosting on the display. I can visibly see trails when moving around a Chrome window at a speed that isnât exactly fast. You have the exact same screen lmao, you probably just don't notice it. Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a premium slim super powerful gaming laptop that ASUS has built with no compromise on build quality or performance. I don't think it's any more at home in an office than last year's Zephyri were. You need to know why you need it, though. Powerful hardware, portable, chargeable both with the a barrel plug but also USB-C, which comes in very handy with office work (USB-C Screen ftw!) The 120 Hz Display Looks Nice But It Has Terrible Ghosting Aside from the poor SSD, the G14 also suffers from a poor display. Will it be a problem for me? I guess still WAY too much but considering 20 to 25% vat I guess it'll end up around 1999USD, [â]penclick6 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago* (4 children). Well, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 can pack in an 8-core Ryzen 9 4900HS processor that will cruise at up to 4.3GHz, giving you strong performance for almost any workload and games. Lastly, there are definitely better gaming laptops currently out there with higher GPU specs, better thermals, and fewer compromises. if I aim for the 120hz screen, is it still a problem? On #2, I agree that this sucks. Its the 120hz version that costs 1449. Interestingly I stumbled upon this searching for something else and I'm pretty sure you've already found a laptop to go with but... You and I seem to share similar considerations for a work laptop used for primarily development (and business for me) with some gaming on the go. But they are not going to be for a better price than this $1450 beast ($1350 for students) which is a big plus as a college student. As [â¦] So, to me it seems fine for my type of casual gaming, which doesn't involve super precise and quick movement. I was waiting till the last minute to purchase this in hopes that I will get the latest batch which could have the latest updates and drivers already installed that will correct much of these issues that were there when it first released. Also 100W USB-PD capability is a nice perk; it'll charge at comfortably at 15W (under some compiling load) - 19W (idle) on it. To get the equivalent of the $1,449 USA model in Europe you need to spend a $2,200 equivalent in the UK!!!! thanks for this bro, appreciate the insight. The 144 is already available here. I too need small, muted looking laptop that can game and do VR and this was the one I thought could be it with all the Hype. Especially when Iâm already paying 1.5 grand for a mediocre Max Q 2060? im not getting any laptop soon but my dad promised me a good PC next year which also works I guess so, I have to disagree. (I just came upon this thread while looking for ways to improve it's thermals further.). Please refer to the following solutions. Lol). I must mention that you will definitely need to tweak this unit a little (as mentioned in other Reddit threads) to get the proper benefits in use and performance, otherwise I don't think its worth it. [â]tken3[S] 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (2 children), The FHD model is coming Q2 news sites are reporting, [â]penclick6 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). Plus if you don't like it, BestBuy has 15-day return policy, so you can just try it out for a week and see if it suits you. (Don't think any update is gonna fix that one tho. [â]Hjposthuma 0 points1 point2 points 3 months ago (0 children). Gaming, watching movies, and other multimedia content was a delight. No overdrive could definitely explain such bad response times. Before we begin, the Asus Zephyrus G14 fills in or rather creates its own class â between compact ultrabooks and 15â³ performance ultrabooks â and in this new segment, it rules undisputed. Asus Zephyrus G14 Wrap Up. Does the blade stealth 120hz have the same issues? Unfortunately there is no option to turn the fans off, you can only adjust the curve but they do not allow you to turn it off. Precision CNC milling creates 6,536 perforations across â¦ I think thatâs the catch in running such powerful hardware, [â]BuckTheBarbarian 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children), Are you sure about not being able to turn the fans off? [â]TILFromReddit 0 points1 point2 points 7 months ago (0 children), Best to try and see one in person I guess, [â]Helar123 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children). So what's the review now you have it??? Reviewers like jarrodstech also said it was OK. [â]russianguy 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). (4900HS + 2060). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: and join one of thousands of communities. If you solve your issue, please give your post the Solved flair. s how fast your display needs to be to get a real 120hz experience. To answer your main question first, though I don't know much about what counts as "good gaming quality", many reviewers have said they would still opt for this unit's FHD 120Hz display over it's QHD 60Hz displays, and one mentioned that the 60Hz display would have better response times. [â]tken3[S] 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (2 children). Also the review units are not final units, they are pre production, so things might change. It only gets white and fairly dim illumination, which makes the keys challenging to read in the dark, especially on the White model with Silver keys. As a powerful and very portable light-to-medium gaming laptop, this seems to be perfect for me. Let's see what the price here in europe will be for that model. It's powered by the powerful 10th Gen Intel Core-i9 10980HK CPU and Nvidia's RTX 2080 Super with Max-Q. (The reviews have been inconsistent about the numbers for the response times. I'm just voicing my opinion and both notebook check and Dave2D mentioned these things just to name two. Rendered by PID 5280 on r2-app-08b393d20a30907a2 at 2020-12-03 21:33:17.474090+00:00 running 83ae32c country code: US. Goodbye bulky and heavy Legion Y530, hello to Zephyrus G14. It is 120 Hz and is factory calibrated, but this panel has horrible ghosting. Overview ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14. The unit has a sufficient number of ports (but I don't really know any gaming laptops that don't so this is pretty standard). Guess it's not much different as a CPU though. I don't have it but I tried it at a physical shop. Finally, when realizing just how much power this laptop has especially in such a small and light profile as well as the amazing battery life for basic tasks and other amazing qualities (which you can found out through the many reviews that have much praise for this computer), this unit seems to be a no-brainer to me. There were many issues with this unit when it first released but most of the major ones have been remedied through driver and BIOS updates. The ASUS Zephyrus G14 is a smaller 14â gaming laptop that still packs in good specs, but how well does it actually perform in games? However, the RAM is limited to a max of 24 GB (some say 40 GB) as one of the two installed 8 GB cards is soldered to the board (though I'm pretty sure 16GB will be more than enough for me). Featuring an AMD Ryzen 5 processor, it's got the power to run your favourite games whether you're a master builder or battle royale veteran. I just wonder if the feel is too cheap... Do you have the original G? [â]tken3[S] -1 points0 points1 point 8 months ago (0 children), Yeah I think it is fair to say that in an office environment, however 33dB is actually louder than you'd think, [â]penclick6 4 points5 points6 points 8 months ago (8 children), I could overlook those issues, but what I can't overlook is the insane price gouging on the EU models. [â]TheFrogstronaut 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (4 children), While your complaints are totally valid, you have to keep in mind that this is on of the first high refresh rate 14 inch panels, [â]alman12345 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (3 children). So if there's anyone consider to buy G14, please avoid choose the one with 120Hz panel. While there are thin ones like the Zephyrus G14 and more standard ROG Scar 15, the ROG Zephyrus G15 can be seen as a hybrid of both. Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV: Display: 14-inch, 2560 x 1440 px IPS 60 Hz, 16:9, non-touch, matte, ActiveSync, AU Optronics B140QAN02.3 panel or 14-inch, 1920 x 1080 px IPS 120 Hz, 16:9, non-touch, matte, ActiveSync, CEC LM140LF-1F01 panel What I feel like I've been hearing overall is it's fine for most gamers. [â]Skitzenator 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). Got a great deal as I bought it used, 2 months old. Been using a 60Hz till now and I was thinking of getting the G14. The Zephyrus G14 we reviewed, with a Ryzen 9 4900HS, RTX 2060 Max-Q, 16GB of RAM, an FHD, 120 Hz display, 1TB of SSD storage and a white chassis costs $1,449.99. You can create a custom fan/power profile, so silent idle should be no problem. The Asus Zephyrus G14 Gaming laptop, Powered by AMDâs Ryzen 4000 series gen 2 also making its way into the High end notebook space.. We are already familiar with the power of this CPU in the desktop platform and it will be great to see how this CPU performs considering some important factors like battery life. 120Hz with crappy response times is pretty lame. 1TB Models are too expensive and then slow too, 512GB has to be upgraded, but i have to buy it first and nobody wants a used 660p anyway. Also on fan noise, I read The Verge's review and they said if you put it in Silent mode the fans are inaudible. [â]Soluchyte 2 points3 points4 points 8 months ago (0 children). I don't have any laptop coz of le Corona. The ROG Zephyrus is the ultimate portable machine made with love by ASUS. Performance-wise, the ROG Zephyrus G15 is one of the best mid-tier laptops that weâve ever had. Get gaming in style with the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 14" Gaming Laptop. Its clean aesthetic travels easily from LAN parties to lecture halls, with fine-tuned detailing that puts it in a class of its own. I'm picking up a brand new G14 from the store and have the opportunity to check the device before making the payment. The Asus GA401II also has a snappy NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti graphics card that delivers smooth frame rates and bundles of detail. G14 with an asus zen screen 14 on the side. I will buy it anyway. [â]diamondsaremadeunder -1 points0 points1 point 8 months ago (1 child), Misleading post, I think OP should edit with a disclaimer or straight up delete, just read the comments of the article he linked. [â]wertzius 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (2 children). I just read the review on the notebookcheck. [â]RexNihilo_ 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children). But yes, the blade stealth hits different than the G14 with a lighter weight and less performance but higher build quality and ability to be powered exclusively with USB-C. [â]TheFrogstronaut 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children), My best guess is that development was rushed because of ASUSâs exclusivitie deal with Ryzen 4000, [â]msvirtualguy 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). It has a GREAT keyboard, although the Backlight is bad during the day. A g15 variant has a 240hz display.... Also it comes with the 2019 zephyrus g chassis, the fans there is ok at idle if I'm not mistaken. Since travel is now nil for me, I don't even need a laptop at this point so I'll have time. And many reviewers have claimed that even with the slower response times, games that were "not fast-paced" were very much playable with little to no complaints. Also, a few reviews from BestBuy have mentioned that the speakers occasionally make a pop sound for no reason, though I suspect it is not very common and/or has already been corrected). This laptop seemed the dream. I'm disappointed about the G14 and here's why (self.ZephyrusG14). It is an Ultraportable High-Performance Gaming Notebook. I am also in college but a light gamer; I mainly play Monster Hunter. As a college student, I find this laptop checks all of the boxes, from its durability by having a metal chassis (so I can carry it in my backpack with textbooks without worry) to it's very heavily praised keyboard for typing experience (though poorly backlit) to it's great portability especially as a gaming laptop since it is lightweight (3.64 lbs according to BestBuy), has a small profile (0.7" x 12.8" x 8.7" according to BestBuy) which I think is good for fitting in my backpack and not taking up space on desks (though all my classes are now online, but I expect this to last me beyond this pandemic; on that note, this does not have a webcam but I already have a good external one), and has great battery life (seems to average around 8 or 9 hours doing light tasks at lowered brightness according to most reviews, not to mention the 65 watt power delivery through the left USB-C port in case you want to carry a power bank instead of the 180 watt charger). If I put my ear really close i can hear a very soft wind. But about speed it is not so much bad as it also has silent mode and can be manually adjusted and for the second thing of ghosting it is seriously a great disappointment can't be helpedððð, [â]wertzius 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). I have never noticed ghosting in a game before and didn't even know about it till I started researching. The key ingredient in this hot sauce is AMDâs Ryzen 9 4900HS CPU. Make Silent Mode Actually Silent. I think the fan issue has been way overstated. I'm going to wait it out and look back into it around the Holidays. For example, I'm not a heavy gamer and likely won't notice ghosting so the response time is insignificant to me. Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a premium slim super powerful gaming laptop that ASUS has built with no compromise on build quality or performance. There aren't very many options for 120Hz 14" panels. [â]leonpdq 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (1 child). And since I mainly use my computer with my room light on, the keyboard backlight isn't a big deal to me. © 2020 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Is ghosting a problem? SOLD: ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 4900HS 2060 Max-Q custom90gt , Nov 5, 2020 , in forum: Notebooks and Desktops for Sale Replies: This coupled with Nvidia RTX 2060 Max Q graphics is nothing less than a match made in heaven. You also have to consider which trade-offs are important to people. Still better than a 60hz screen...but by how much...not so sure. So I never got a gaming laptop. [â]bsoft16384 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). Taxes on electronic goods are fucking ridiculous. 10ms would be acceptable, but 40ms is absolute garbage, and if the blade stealth has decent times it doesnât really make too much sense that the G14 couldnât also. G15 is more or less the same story but with a better screen choice and honestly if it wasn't for the AMD processor I honestly wouldn't have had a hard time deciding between it and the GS66. What do y'all think? HS series processor is targeted towards gamers and content creators with high performance and great battery life. [â]leonpdq 1 point2 points3 points 8 months ago (3 children). Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 has finally arrived in India. If I'm getting anything it's a PC next year, New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast, More posts from the GamingLaptops community. Is it normal for gaming laptops? On #1, if it's like previous Asus ROG laptops with Armoury Crate, you can manually set the fans all the way down to 0%. 300â¬+ more expensive than in the USA, that is ridiculous. I love the device, there is absolutely no competition but these things are sad. It is 1.8kg and 18mm only. Are there any reviews of it? Yeah there will be a 240 and 144hz model. The Asus Zephyrus G14 has a lot of great things going for it. What should I physically check on the laptop before buying? I guess I was simply expecting too much from this laptop but what surprises me the most is that most reviewers, including very respected ones like Jarrold's Tech, Hardware Canucks and Dave2D(he mentioned the refresh rate but not the fans at idle) do not mention these things. If you want a portable gaming laptop with high performance and decent gameplay quality, this is definitely for you. Balanced mode the fans aren't always running and if it does need to vent the ramp up is gradual (and for some reason sounds actually nice to listen to). [â]alman12345 0 points1 point2 points 5 months ago (0 children). ASUS ROG G14 Up Close Looks & Design ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14âs Rear & Sides. I'm disappointed about the G14 and here's why. My only hope is that Asus somehow screwed up and failed to enable overdrive on the review units. [â]sch0w 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children), ikr we're forced to buy the Â£1399 one(nothing else comes with 120hz) when r9+2060+1t isï¼1449ï¼Â£1163ï¼, [â]Disaster_Expert 0 points1 point2 points 8 months ago (0 children). I use my laptop primarily for work but like to game a little on the side as well. [â]Hi_Just_Passing_By 1 point2 points3 points 6 months ago* (0 children). im in a room with my sleeping wife and a single bird in the background and no other noise, and I cant hear my fans on my g14. Another thing is the shitty Intel 660p SSD. Iâve got one of the highest specced configurations of G14 â¦ ROGâs efforts to make the premium category to be more accessible began with the Zephyrus G GA502, its features enhanced in the Zephyrus G15.
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