ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024)

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BEST RATING
Battery Life:
4.7
GENERAL USE: Very Good8.1/10
GAMING/AI: Good7.6/10
ENG/DESIGN: Very Good8.4/10
SOFTWARE DEV: Good7.8/10
CONTENT CREATION: Very Good8.4/10
PORTABILITY: Very Good8.6/10
BATTERY: Very Good8.8/10
OVERALL SCREEN QUALITY: Good7.9/10
OVERALL PERFORMANCE: Very Good8.4/10
SIZE: 14"

When looking for a high-performing laptop, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is a solid choice for gaming or resource-intensive tasks like 3D modeling or video editing due to its powerful processor and graphics card. However, this performance comes at the cost of reduced battery life compared to less powerful laptops. Additionally, while it's more portable than many gaming laptops, it's still heavier and bulkier than ultraportables. If you often travel or prefer a laptop that's easy to carry around all day, you may find this laptop less convenient. Consider your primary needs: performance for demanding applications versus the convenience of portability and longer battery life. Give Feedback

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Pros
  • High performance for gaming and engineering software
  • Compact design, good for travel
  • Fast refresh rate, smooth visuals
Cons
  • Higher price reflects premium features
  • Battery drains faster under heavy use
  • Heavier than typical ultrabooks

Ratings by Category

Battery Life:
4.7
PerfectRec’s Battery Life rating is based on hours of battery life in typical usage scenarios.
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.
Portability:
4.6
PerfectRec’s portability rating takes into account the volume and thickness of the laptop as well as its weight.
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.
Engineering & Design:
4.5
Equipped with a high-performance CPU, ample RAM, and a powerful GPU, the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 excels in demanding engineering tasks and graphics-intensive processes, while the high-quality screen ensures sharp and accurate visuals. Despite its robust capabilities, this laptop remains relatively portable with a comfortable keyboard, though tradeoffs include a louder operating noise and a heavier build compared to less powerful, lighter laptops.
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:
4.4
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 offers powerful CPU and ample RAM ensuring fast and efficient performance for a variety of tasks, while its high-quality screen provides clarity and vibrant visuals. Its lightweight design and long battery life make it highly portable, allowing you to work or play on the go without frequent charging.
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.
General Use Screen Quality:
4.4
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.
Gaming & AI:
4.3
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is equipped with a high-end GPU that provides smooth and detailed graphics, essential for gaming and 3D applications, and it also features a high refresh rate screen which ensures more fluid visuals and a competitive edge in fast-paced games. While the powerful CPU effectively handles complex tasks and enhances overall performance, the high-quality screen displays vibrant colors and sharpness that improve the visual experience.
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
$1,899
Release Date
February 1, 2024
Overall Dimensions
12.2'' x 8.7'' x 0.63''
Weight
3.3 lbs

INTERNAL

Processor
AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS
Graphics
RTX 4050 (120 W)
Mux Switch / Advanced Optimus
Yes
RAM
16 GB
DDR Memory Version
4

BATTERY

Battery Life
12 Hours
Battery Capacity
73 Wh

SCREEN

Diagonal Size
14"
Display Technology
IPS
Resolution
2880x 1800
Refresh Rate
120Hz
Display Brightness
350 nits

RELIABILITY, APPEARANCE & ACOUSTICS

Build Quality Score
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8.5/10
Portability Score
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8.6/10
Gaming Laptop Appearance
Yes
Fan Noise Score
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6.5/10
Keyboard Lighting Color
White
Warranty Period
1 year

HARDWARE FEATURES

Keyboard Quality Score
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9/10
Speaker Quality Score
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8.8/10
Webcam
720p
Fingerprint Reader
Yes
Backlit Keyboard
Yes
Number Pad
No

CONNECTIVITY

USB Type-A
2
USB-C ports
2
USB-C Charging
Yes
Display Outputs
2
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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