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ASUS presents the notebook ROG G501

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The Asus Republic of Gamers has presented the new gaming notebook ROG G501. It is just 20.6mm and 2.06kg that makes it the thinnest gaming laptops in its class. 

ROG G501 can boast the latest 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics card that guarantee the breathtaking levels of performance and the gaming experience. Hyper Cool technology provides the stable operation of all components through the cooling system which uses two heat sink fans.

ROG G501 has a 15.6-inch, 4K/IPS display with Ultra-HD resolution and high pixel density. It brings an immersive viewing experience. 

Portable gaming notebook

ROG G501 is one of the thinnest gaming laptops. The stylish, covered in red colors ergonomic backlit keyboard with special keys gives the laptop a gaming character. 


Exclusive Hyper Cool technology

Thanks to the exclusive Hyper Cool technology ROG G501 has become the quietest laptop for gamers. The cooling system uses two heat sink fans and copper heatsinks with heatpipes. The processor and video card are cooled independently, it gives an incredible gaming performance without much noise. 


Uncompromised Performance

The latest 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor became a heart of the ROG G501 and provided the opportunity to play the latest games. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M with the on-board GDDR5 memory up to 4GB is responsible for smooth and stable performance at processing photos and video editing.

Due to the high data-transfer speeds (around 1 400 Mb/s), PCI Express® x4 solid state drive is capable to accelerate the operation system loading more than twice in comparison to solid state drives with SATA interface and 16 times faster than common hard drives. Thunderbolt technology provides a single-cable data and graphics interface with speeds of up to 10Gbit/s – twice the bandwidth of USB 3.0.


The amazing image and impressive sound

ROG G501 boasts a 15.6-inch, 4K/UHD display with 8.2-million pixels. Due to IPS matrix with wide viewing angles (up to 178 degrees), the image hardly undergoes any color distortion when you change the angle. Exclusive ASUS Splendid Technology provides an excellent color rendition, high detailed textures and a bright, sharp picture.  The display of ROG G501 will perfectly suit for watching hd movies, surfing the internet, and editing photos and videos. On-board HD-camera gives the high quality video calls even in low light. 

Bang & Olufsen ICEpower Sound System together with ASUS SonicMaster Technology, implemented in ROG G501, will satisfy the owners with high sound quality. In addition to that, there is AudioWizard function, which is used for audio settings, where you may choose one of five variants of sound system’s work, perfectly done for every type of apps.  


Pricing and Availability

The notebook ROG G501 is available now for $1,699.


 Specifications​ of ASUS ROG 501

 Processor  and Chipset​ 

 Intel® Core i7-4720HQ Processor 47 (W) (2.6 GHz – 3.6 GHz)

 Chipset Intel HM87


 NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M with 2G/4G GDDR5 VRAM

 Operating System

 Windows 8.1

 Windows 8.1 Professional


 15.6" Auto Full HD (1920×1080)/IPS UHD (3840 x 2160)


 HD Web Camera


 SODIMM (4 GB/8 GB), OnBoard Memory 4 GB/8 GB  (might be up to 16 GB)
 2.5-inch SATA-drive up to 1TB (6Gb / s)

 Solid state drive Memory 128 GB/256 GB or SSD PCIe® x4 Interface's  capacity of 512 GB


 1 x mini Display Port/1 x Thunderbolt port

 3 x USB 3.0 port(s)

 1 x HDMI 

 1 x COMBO audio jack 

 1 x SD/SDXC card reader

 Wireless interface

 Wi-Fi 802.11ac и Bluetooth 4.0

 Wi-Fi 802.11a/g/n и Bluetooth 4.0

 Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n и Bluetooth 4.0


 Whrs Polymer Battery's capacitance is 60 W ∙ h (96 W ∙ h for the version with  SSD)


 383 x 255 x 20,6 mm


 2,06 kg


About ASUS

ASUS is known as the creator of the most purchased mother boards, and as one of three leading notebook manufacturers in the world. Being the leader of the new digital era, ASUS offers the wide range of goods, including mother boards, video cards, optical drives, monitors, PC, laptops, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solution, network equipment, tablets and smartphones. All ASUS’ products are regarded as high qualitative and innovative. In 2014 ASUS won 4 326 awards. That same year the company's turnover with more than 13, 6 thousand employers and upscale developers around the world was 14.5 billion dollars.