ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14

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BEST RATING
Keyboard Quality:
4.7
GENERAL USE: Good7.9/10
GAMING/AI: Good7.9/10
ENG/DESIGN: Very Good8.5/10
SOFTWARE DEV: Good7.9/10
CONTENT CREATION: Very Good8.1/10
PORTABILITY: Very Good8.0/10
BATTERY: Good7.9/10
OVERALL SCREEN QUALITY: Very Good8.1/10
OVERALL PERFORMANCE: Very Good8.6/10
SIZE: 14"

The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14, with its AMD Ryzen 9 processor and Nvidia RTX 4060 GPU, is designed for high performance and is suitable for engineering tasks, 3D rendering, machine learning, and gaming. With a 14-inch IPS display, high resolution, and a high refresh rate, it's great for fast-paced games and creative work, though it doesn't come with a touchscreen. Portability is very good given its light weight and compact dimensions, coupled with a solid battery life for typical use. The laptop also boasts a backlit keyboard, USB-C charging, and high-quality sound and build, but if you're looking for a laptop with Thunderbolt ports or a number pad, this might not be the best fit. Give Feedback

this description is based on the product variant with some specs. At the time of writing, the variant with some specs cost some dollars.








Evaluation

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Pros
  • AMD Ryzen 9 CPU
  • Nvidia RTX 4060 GPU
  • 76Wh battery, long life
  • Lightweight and portable
  • High screen refresh rate
Cons
  • No touch screen
  • Limited port selection
  • Fingerprint reader, no facial recognition
  • Moderate fan noise

Ratings by Category

Keyboard Quality:
4.7
The Keyboard Quality score is based on the PerfectRec experts’ assessment of tactile feedback, typing comfort, keyboard reliability and typing noise.
Engineering & Design:
4.6
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is excellent for engineering and design because it's equipped with a high-performance AMD Ryzen 9 CPU and Nvidia RTX 4060 GPU, which handle intensive computing and visual tasks effectively. Its high-resolution IPS display offers clear and vibrant visuals beneficial for detailed design work, and the portability and keyboard quality are rated very good, ensuring comfort and ease of use on the go.
Build Quality:
4.6
PerfectRec’s Build Quality Score incorporates case materials, display and keyboard flex, hinge quality, chassis rigidity, and overall reliability. Our assessment of build quality includes many details that are difficult to quantify. Our laptop experts use their best judgment to produce the final score.
Content Creation:
4.5
PerfectRec’s Content Creation Score takes into account the many different features of the laptop that make it more or less suitable for photo editing, and video editing work. In addition to a strong emphasis on overall performance, this score also places very high importance on screen quality. Heat management, storage, keyboard and speaker quality are also incorporated, with fan noise rounding out this score.
General Use Screen Quality:
4.5
The general use screen score is based on the screen technology, contrast ratio, resolution, brightness, color gamut and color accuracy. This score does not take into account specialized display features for specific use cases, such as high refresh rate for gaming.
General Use:
4.4
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is well-suited for general use due to its strong CPU and ample RAM, ensuring smooth multitasking and performance for everyday tasks. Additionally, the high screen quality, lightweight design, and good battery life make it a versatile choice for users who require portability without sacrificing viewing experience or uptime.
Gaming & AI:
4.4
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is equipped with a powerful Nvidia RTX 4060 GPU, which provides excellent graphics performance for gaming and 3D applications, and the screen offers a high refresh rate of 165Hz, ensuring smooth and responsive visual experience.
Software Development:
4.4
PerfectRec’s Software Development Score takes into account the many different features of the laptop that make it more or less suitable for software development. In addition to a strong emphasis on overall performance, this score also places very high importance on screen quality. Heat management, storage, keyboard and speaker quality are also incorporated, with fan noise rounding out this score.
Battery Life:
4.4
PerfectRec’s Battery Life rating is based on hours of battery life in typical usage scenarios.
Portability:
4.4
PerfectRec’s portability rating takes into account the volume and thickness of the laptop as well as its weight.
Operating Noise:
3.5
PerfectRec’s Operating Noise Score is based on fan noise measurements. Laptops with a fanless design, such as Macbooks, receive the maximum score.

Full Specs

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GENERAL

Price
$1,250
Release Date
May 1, 2023
Overall Dimensions
12.3'' x 8.9'' x 0.75''
Weight
3.64 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS
Graphics
RTX 4060 (125 W)
Mux Switch / Advanced Optimus
Yes
RAM
16 GB
DDR Memory Version
5

BATTERY

Battery Life
9.5 Hours
Battery Capacity
76 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
14"
Display Technology
IPS
Resolution
2560 x 1600
Refresh Rate
165Hz
Display Brightness
392 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
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8.5/10
Portability Score
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8/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
Yes
Fan Noise Score
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6.5/10
Keyboard Lighting Color
RGB
Warranty Period
1 year

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
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9/10
Speaker Quality Score
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9.8/10
Webcam
1080p
Fingerprint Reader
No
Backlit Keyboard
Yes
Number Pad
No

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
2
USB-C ports
2
USB-C Charging
Yes
Display Outputs
3
Thunderbolt Ports
0

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Andreas Osthoff | April 2023
"The Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 offers an impressive package. Asus improves the performance of the new 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 considerable and offers a very powerful 14-inch notebook with plenty of performance for gamers and content creators. The high-quality chassis is unchanged from last year, but is now equipped with the latest and greatest from AMD as well as Nvidia. The Mini-LED panel also puts up a convincing performance in pretty much every regard, even though the MacBook Pro 14 still offers superior brightness values. The panel works extremely well for gaming and the included color profiles offer very accurate colors."

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