We are testing the all-new ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Performance to see how to compete against the competition in 2023.
Recently, Asus launched a new Laptop with a total Ryzen combination, Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402RK. This Laptop hLaptopyzen mobile CPU and AMD RX Series GPU. This is an AMD Advantage Laptop, and we have seen one like this before. Asus is very much famous in terms of making Gaming Laptops. But this time, it has been built for balanced performance delivery.
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus Laptop is meant for those who want the performance inside their backpacks. This Laptop is compact but equally powerful and suitable for Gaming and all kinds of Productivity work. The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 is based on the DDR5 Platform and comes with a Gen4 NVMe SSD.
Before any delay, check out the all-new Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402RK Laptop.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14- Specs
Here is the detailed specification of the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 laptop.
|CPU||AMD Ryzen 7 6800HS Mobile CPU 8 core 16 thread|
|GPU||AMD Radeon RX 6700S 8GB GDDR6|
|Screen Type||1200p FHD+ display with 144Hz |
1600p QHD+ display with 120Hz
|Display Size||14-inch with a 16:10 aspect ratio|
|RAM||16GB DDR5 4800MHz SO DIMM memory|
|Storage||1TB M.2 NVMe SSD PCIe 4.0|
|Connectivity||Dual-band WiFi 6E 802.11ax|
|Ports||2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C with 2 Displayport / 1 power supply support|
2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A port
1 HDMI v2.0
One microSD Card Rader UHS-II
|Keyboard||Chiclet Keyboard with 1 Zone RGB and Backlit|
|Webcam||720p HD IR Windows Hello Camera|
|Laptops||76Whr 4-cell Lithium-ion battery|
|Power Supply||240W AC Adapter|
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 2023 Price
Asus ROG Laptop G14 GA402RK is available in the worldwide electronics market and all major online and offline retailers with a starting price tag of $2214. But the price of this Laptop may vary from one country to another.
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402RK Design
Asus has made the ROG Zephyrus G14 laptop with a Matrix look on the top. The Laptop’s body is made of metal, while the base is made of Polycarbonate material. It is a stylish 14-inch laptop that is lightweight and easy to carry around.
The top portion of the display unit comes with an Anime Matrix display. This kind of Display is very similar to what you can find on metro or railway station boards, electric buses or trim boards, or many other places. This featLaptop low LED Display with a dim white backlit feature will show you the battery level, date, system status, gif, message, and many other notifications. You can also adjust what kind of notification you want to be displayed.
With pure black colour, the left and right side display area come with thin bezels. The hinge of the Laptop is also solid and can be opened with one hand. Webcam is placed at the top middle section of the display unit along with the sensor. There are three leads present in a curved manner so that you can see them even if your Laptop’s lid is closed.
G14 Zephyrus Animatrix Display and RGB
Although ASUS is known for their RGB, we don’t find much RGB on this Laptop. This Laptop has a much more laptop approach. It has soft RGB lighting for the keyboard and is only good if you are in a dark environment and some of the keys look less bright than others.
On the other hand, theLaptopnimatrix Display is their patented Display attached to the top of the lid. It is a series of low-powered LEDs diagonally covering the Laptop’s lid. The Display of this Laptop is customizable, and you can show the system status and music visualizer or add your gif or message with animations.
But to be honest, having a display on the trackpad is a much better option because it is only an aesthetic thing, and there is nothing beneficial, and you will, at one point, end up disabling it altogether. However, it looks cool, and if you are an aesthetic pinchy person, you can grab one of these.
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Asus New 2023 Laptop Display
This ROG laptop now comes with an anti-glare 14-inch screen. The aspect ratio of the visible area is 16:10, and the peak brightness of this Laptop is 500 units. You can use this display unit in multiple ways as per your preferences.
Either you can use it as 1920×1200 WUXGA resolution with FHD+ picture quality 144Hz, or you can turn it into 2560x1600p resolution with QHD+ picture quality 120Hz. In both cases, you get 100% DCI-P3 colour accuracy, Pantone valiLaptop’sd supported by Dolby Vision. The Display has a response time of 3ms.
ROG New 2023 Laptop Keyboard and Touchpad
Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 Laptop’s Keyboard comes with Asus’s signature low-travel keys. It is a 50% form factor keyboard with bigger keycaps except for the arrow keys. There are four shortcut keys on the top left side of the keyboard, which include the Volume up, down, mute and the ROG button for opening up the ASUSLaptop’s Software.
The total keyboard unit comes with a chicklet style with a reasonable response time. ROG Zephyrus G14’s keyboard has a single zone RGB backlit with tLaptop’sferent brightness levels; both could be adjusted. Overall, the typing experience with this keyboard is lovely, and you can have a good gaming experience.
This Laptop’s touchpad area is vast and placed in the lower middle section of the keyboard unit. ROG Zephyrus G14’s touchpad area does not have separate left or right-click buttons placed underneath the touchpad. The total surface area of the touchpad is very smooth for you to glide your fingers. For its size, it can be easily used for both left and right-hand users.
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ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports and Connectivity Options
On the Laptop’s left side, you are getting one HDMI v2.0 jack, one DC charging cable port, one USB Type-C cable port, and one universal headphone-mic combo 3.5mm jack. On the Laptop’s left side, you get one UHS-II microSD card reader, one USB Type-C port, and 2 USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports.
For wireless connectivity, Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is offering you the latest WiFi 6E 802.11ax and Bluetooth v5.2. These two wireLaptopomponents can transmit data and connectivity at a high-speed rate without any issues.
ROG Zephyrus G14 Performance– CPU and GPU Benchmark
We get the performance numbers after benchmarking the ROG Zephyrus G14 Laptop.
AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS Mobile CPU Benchmark
|Cinebench R23||Single- Core – 469|
|Geekbench 5||Single Core 1440|
|PC Mark 10||7000|
AMD Radeon RX 6700S GPU Benchmark
|60 fps smooth performance on MAX Graphics Settings|
|Forza Horizon 5||70 fps smooth performance on MAX Graphics Settings with motion blur off|
|Far Cry 6||50 fps smooth performance on MAX Graphics Settings with Native Resolution|
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Asus ROG Zephyrus- Audio, Battery, and Webcam
Asus has put in four speaker systems in this Laptop equipped with an intelligent Amplifier. Along with these, you are also getting three built-in microphone arrays. The Laptop quality of the speakers is excellent and does not create noise distortion, even in higher dB levels or environments.
For the headphone or headset, sound quaLaptopthis Laptop comes with Dolby Atmos, High-Resolution sound certified. This Laptop’s superior technology is astonishing and very much enjoyable.
Asus Laptop’syrus G14 laptop comes with a 76Whr four-cell lithium-ion battery. You get a 240W AC adapter from USB Type-C Cable Design to charge it. The battery of this laptop can last around 2 to 4 hours with the battery power saver enabled.
The battery charging is fast and can be rechargeable within the Laptop if you keep the energy or power-saving mode. All over, the battery performance of this Laptop is very average. But if you are gaming on it, it is recommended to have a continuous power supply from the wall.
Asus has put a 720p webcam in this Laptop; this webcam’s picture and video quality are bright and clear. We tested the webcam and found no dead pixels in the entire picture frame. You can use this Laptop’s webcam for daily video calling and live streaming broadcasting.
New Asus ROG G14 2023 Laptop- Noise and Thermal
Asus’s thermal management system for this Laptop surprisingly disappointed us very much. When the workloads are high, it gets hot very quickly. Even a three-way air vent management fails to keep the Laptop cool.
From our obserLaptops, we only found that the keyboard and touchpad area only stays cooler. Even tweaking the Armoury Settings didn’t help fix the problem for us. We tested the system stability with AIDA64 and observed a CPU temperature of 67 degrees and a GPU temperature of 61 degrees when idle. The temperatures hit 90+ when Gaming.
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ROG Zephyrus G14 Performance Review- FAQ
Can I upgrade my Asus ROG G14 laptop?
Yes, you can upgrade its RAM up to 32GB of the same frequency rate, and you can upgrade the storage of this Laptop up to 2TB of the same version.
What free software comes with ROG Zephyrus G14 2023?
Asus’s this Laptop only comes with a free copy of Microsoft Windows 11. The Laptop also comes with Armoury Crate Software, which features customization and performance options. It is a standalone app that can care for all your laptop needs.
There is also an Aura Creator app that you can use to create new keyboard profiles, and you can check with MyASUS for Laptop Warranty, Battery Charge Control and more.
ROG Zephyrus G14 Performance Review- Final Verdict
- Great Display
- The perfect Laptop for programming and coding
- Great Sound quality
- Type C fast charging
- Worthy in terms of the price
- Good performance
- Worst battery life
- The computer gets hot unnecessarily.
- The thermal condition does not work well
- The fan runs on high dB
That’s all, folks!
Alapan, Editor at Xombied and Techuda, is a biomechanical Engineer education-wise. But he wanted to go ahead with his life and pursue his career as both Gaming and Tech Reviewer. He is occasionally invited to host, plan and execute Gaming events with multiple brands. Apart from gaming, he loves playing guitar and singing along to the music.