• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 8000GB SSD
  • RAM: 40GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)

Pros

  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036))
  • Relatively low price
  • dual M.2 NVMe drives (although only PCIe x2 speeds are supported)
  • Good battery life
  • 120Hz IPS display options

Cons

  • Poor cooling, resulting in high temperatures and noise levels
  • Shallow color coverage (Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036))
  • Lacks an SD card reader
  • Our unit had issues with the performance
  • Occasional coil whine

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G (GA502DU-ES74) - Specs

CPU Performance #52
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 4.4%
  • Intel Core i7-7820HK 1.3%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
  • Intel Core i5-8300H 1.1%
  • AMD Ryzen 3 4300U 7.2%
  • Intel Core i5-8350U 7.4%
GPU Performance #25
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 5.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 9.3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) 2.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (6GB GDDR5) 4.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Max-Q (3GB GDDR5) 7.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036)
Color accuracy 4.2 -> 3.5
HDD/SSD
8TB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x2 slots See photo
RAM
40GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
76Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
360 x 252 x 19.9 - 20.4 mm (14.17" x 9.92" x 0.78")
Weight
2.10 kg (4.6 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C
  • HDMI
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth
  • Audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts Dockztorm USB Hub

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Sharp LM156LF-GL03 (NCP0036)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 280 cd/m2
sRGB 55%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1260:1
dE Color Checker 4.2 3.5
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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