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Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15- An Absolute Beast

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 is the new addition to the Duo series from Asus, last year Asus Released the Asus Zenbook Pro Duo it took the market by storm, it had 2 Proper Screen, and is the first laptop which can be said to be a proper Dual-screen laptop, it was a great choice to creators and a very good choice for gamers also, now Asus again came with Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15, it has somewhat same design as the Zenbook Pro duo, but it has some beast level specs
Let’s take a look at it.

Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 Specification table

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Display1) 15.6-inch, Non-glare UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS panel 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
2) 15.6-inch, Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS panel 300Hz/3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home
Windows 10 Pro 
CPUIntel Core i9-10980HK
Intel Core i7-10875H
GPU1) NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
8GB GDDR6 VRAM
2) NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
8GB GDDR6 VRAM
MemoryDDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
Up to 32GB (16GB/8GB on board memory)
StorageM.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 512GB / 1TB
(Raid 0)
ConnectivityWifi 6
Bluetooth 5
I/O Ports1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C with DisplayPort™ 1.4, Thunderbolt™ 3 and Power Delivery 3.0
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
1 x 3.5mm microphone jack
1 x RJ45
Power90W-Hour Battery
240W Power Adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W

Specification Details
https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ROG-Zephyrus-Duo-15/Tech-Specs/

Design

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The Design of Asus ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 is very similar to the Zenbook Pro Duo, the same lowered Keyboard position, the same type of Numpad and trackpad, but what is different is that the secondary screen when opened, it raises by 13 degrees, making it easier to use, and for better airflow.
The Overall build is great, the top is very clean with just the ROG logo at the side.

Display

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has 2 screen options
1) 15.6-inch, Non-glare UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS panel 60Hz, 100% Adobe RGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
2) 15.6-inch, Non-glare Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS panel 300Hz/3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated, G-SYNC™ with 14.1-inch (3840 x 1100) touchscreen
Simply you have the option of going high Resolution or going High refresh rate.

The main highlight is the secondary screen, it is a 14-inch 4K panel with touch sensitivity, and can be used in many different ways, and is a great feature for content creators.
Even the Main screen is great the 4K panel is a standard 4K screen a great choice for content creators, but not for gamers, but the 1080P panel is the best for gamers due to its 300Hz refresh rate and 3ms response rate.

Performance

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ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has 2 CPU options
Intel Core i9-10980HK
Intel Corei7-10875H

Both are 8 core 16 threads CPU with both being capable of going beyond the 5GHz mark, and going by the clock speed the i9-10980HK is the fastest Laptop CPU as of now, there is no doubt that these Processors are going to perform great in single-core applications, and will be one of the best for gaming, but as of now there are no benchmarks, therefore, they cant be compared to their AMD Counterpart.

It also has 2 GPU Options Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 or 2070 Super editions, as of now these are the best Mobile GPU.

Memory and Storage

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 can support up to 32 GB of DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
and depending on the model chosen there will either 16GB or 8GB onboard memory.
It also has M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 512GB / 1TB in Raid 0 configuration.

Battery

ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has a 90 Watt-Hour Battery with 240W power adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 support up to 65W.

I/O Ports

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ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C with DisplayPort™ 1.4, Thunderbolt™ 3 and Power Delivery 3.0
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
1 x 3.5mm microphone jack
1 x RJ45

Keyboard

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ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has following Keyboard features
Backlit chiclet keyboard
Per-key RGB lighting
1.4mm travel distance
N key rollover

Audio

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ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 has
2 x 4W speakers with Smart AMP technology ESS, High-res certified

Thermals

The Thermals are great on this laptop, with the raise provided by the secondary screen for better airflow and the liquid Metal thermal paste by thermal Grizzly used, it should have some crazy thermal’s, Also it should have crazy thermal’s if Asus wants to use the intel 10th gen to its max potential

Pricing

The Base Model the i7-10875H with RTX 2070 Super is going to be priced at around 3000$ and the top model the i9-10980HK with RTX 2080 Super will be priced somewhere around 4000$.4

Other Laptops

Apart from ROG Zephyrus Duo 15, Asus unveiled Other gaming laptops with 10th Gen Intel H series processors and Nvidia RTX Super graphics cards. The new ROG lineup includes the – ROG Zephyrus S17, ROG Zephyrus S15, ROG Zephyrus M15, ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 and ROG Strix G15/17

Conclusion

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On paper, it is an Absolute Beast, with no competition whatsoever, but the actual performance can only be justified after proper review, But if it performs well then it is going to be a great choice for literally everyone, whether they be gamers, content creators, business professional, for everyone it is going to be a great choice.

Final Verdict

  • One of the Best Laptop CPU
  • Best Laptop GPU
  • Fast RAM
  • Fast SSD
  • Great Build
  • Good Looking Design
  • Great Display(Option of 300Hz Panel)
  • Good Selection of I/O Ports

Visual Image Credits
https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ROG-Zephyrus-Duo-15/Features/

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