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ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PZ-XS96 Gaming Laptop

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PZ-XS96 Gaming Laptop

SKU:715401

Regular price $3,199.99 USD
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16.0" QHD+ 240Hz | GeForce RTX™ 4080 | AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX

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Technical Specifications (expand)

Display


16-inch, QHD+ (WQXGA), Mini LED, Anti-glare, DCI-P3 100%, 240Hz, 3ms, FreeSync Premium Pro, Pantone Validated, Optimus Support Dolby Vision HDR: Yes

Resolution / Ratio


2560 x 1600 16:10

Additional Display


ScreenPad™ Plus (14" 3840 x 1100(4K) IPS-level Panel Support Stylus)

Processor


AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX Mobile Processor (16-core/32-thread, 64MB L3 cache, up to 5.4 GHz max boost)

Graphics


NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 Laptop GPU 12GB GDDR6

ROG Boost: 2330 MHz* at 175W (2280MHz Boost Clock+50MHz OC, 140W+15W Dynamic Boost in Turbo Mode, 150W+25W in Manual Mode)

Memory


32GB DDR5 4800MHz

2 Sockets; Max Memory 96GB

Storage


2TB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 Performance SSD (Upgradeable)

2x M.2 SSD slot (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4)

Operating System


Microsoft® Windows 11 Pro

(Some custom drivers may be downloaded and not supplied with the system.)

I/O Ports


2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A

1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support DisplayPort™ / power delivery / G-SYNC

1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support DisplayPort™ / G-SYNC

1x HDMI 2.1 FRL

1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack

1x 2.5G LAN port

Keyboard & Touchpad


Backlit Chiclet Keyboard Per-Key RGB

Support NumberPad | Touchpad

Camera


FHD 1080P@30FPS

Audio


Smart Amp Technology

Dolby Atmos

AI noise-canceling technology

Hi-Res certification

Support Microsoft Cortana near field/Far field

Built-in 3-microphone array

6-speaker (dual-force woofer) system with Smart Amplifier Technology

Network and Communication


2.5G [LAN]

Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Triple band) 2x2 [WLAN]

Bluetooth® 5.3 Wireless Card

*Bluetooth® version may change with OS updates.

Battery


90WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion

Power Supply


ø6.0

330W AC Adapter

Output: 19.5V DC, 16.9A, 330W

Input: 100~240C AC 50/60Hz universal

Color


Black

Dimensions


13.98" x 10.47" x 0.81" ~ 1.17"

Weight


5.89 lbs

Security


BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection

Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)

Features


AAS Aura Sync Lighting

Palm rest



*Availability / Style of included accessories vary according to country and territory.

  • 16.0" QHD+ 240Hz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX
  • GeForce RTX™ 4080
  • Up to 96GB RAM
  • 1TB NVMe SSD
  • ~1-2 Hrs
  • 5.89 lbs

Description

 

TWO SCREENS. ZERO BOUNDARIES.

 







Reinvent the standard.
Elevate your game.

 

PERFORMANCE

The Pinnacle Of Gaming

Game or create on the cutting edge with up to an AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX processor and up to an NVIDIA®GeForce RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU. The Ryzen™ 9 7945HX CPU offers incredible gaming and multitasking performance, letting you stream and render even the most intensive projects, while the powerful RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU guarantees incredible in-game framerates and content creation acceleration. A 1080p IR webcam offers seamless video capture and security with Windows Hello support. With up to 4TB of blazing fast PCIe®4.0 SSD storage in RAID 0 and 64GB of 4800MHz DDR5 RAM, the 2023 Zephyrus Duo 16 is a multitasking monster and offers rapid load times for all your games and applications.

 





 

High Power Processing

When you need to render large video files or perform other intensive tasks, you can rely on the latest AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX processor. This flagship CPU offers exceptional multithreaded performance, while also maintaining best-in-class gaming ability. With more than double the performance in Cinebench R23 compared to the previous generation, AMD’s Dragon Range architecture combined with ROG’s overclocking expertise delivers incredible power.

 

 

Supercharged Graphics

Powered by NVIDIA’s ultra-efficient Ada Lovelace architecture, the NVIDIA®GeForce RTX™ 4090 is the most powerful GPU we’ve put into a laptop. Access near-desktop class gaming and content creation performance on this truly next generation GPU. With a maximum TGP of 175W and access to the latest technology like DLSS 3, ray tracing, and Max-Q Technologies, the RTX™ 4090 can deliver both high resolution and high frame rates in the latest AAA games.

*175W only available on Manual mode with Dynamic Boost

 

 

AI-Powered Performance And Lifelike Graphics*

Get a quantum leap in performance in games and creative apps with AI-powered DLSS 3 and enable lifelike virtual worlds with full ray tracing.

 

 

Accelerate Your Ideas

NVIDIA Studio takes your creative projects to the next level. Unlock RTX and AI acceleration in top creative apps, NVIDIA Studio drivers for max stability, and a suite of exclusive tools to fast-track your creativity.

 

 

Optimized Power And Performance

NVIDIA Max-Q is an advanced suite of AI-powered technologies that optimize your system for peak efficiency. This enables blazing-fast laptops that are thin, quiet, and have amazing battery life.

*Cyberpunk 2077 image captured on a desktop with new Ray Tracing: Overdrive Mode ON, shown for illustrative purposes only. Actual performance varies by system.

 

 

Get More With MUX

With a dedicated MUX Switch, the Zephyrus Duo can automatically route frames from the discrete GPU directly to the display, bypassing the integrated graphics. This pathing improves performance by 5-10% compared to machines without a MUX Switch, making sure you always get the absolute best gaming experience.

 

 

Lightning Fast Load Times With Gen 4 SSD

Up to 2 NVM Express®(NVMe® PCIe®Gen 4x4 SSDs running in RAID 0 bring incredible speed and responsiveness to your system. Stocked with up to 4TB of storage, this PCI Express®array is spacious enough for your most massive multimedia projects and modern games. Quicker load times with PCIe®Gen 4 across your entire catalogue of apps and programs means less idle time waiting and more quality time for work and play.

 

 

Next Gen Multitasking With DDR5 RAM

Multitasking is fast and efficient with up to 64GB of DDR5 4800 memory. Gamers and content creators can easily stream, chat, and play at the same time, while power users can run every program they need for maximum productivity. Both SO-DIMMs are easily accessible for future upgrades.

Up to 50% faster data rate

 

 

Game. Stream. Create.

The Zephyrus Duo 16 is built from the ground up for gamers — and, of course, game developers. The Zephyrus Duo 16 can run all of the latest game engines like Unity and Autodesk, enabling you to unlock your creativity and try your hand at making something new. Whether you’re a digital artist, streamer, video editor, or dabble with animation and game development, the Zephyrus Duo 16 has all the horsepower you need to take your creations to the next level.

 

 

DISPLAY

Mini LED. Maximum Vibrance.

Whether you’re gaming, catching up on your favorite content, or just browsing the web, the 16-inch 16:10 main display is absolutely gorgeous. For fast paced gaming, the QHD 240Hz panel with 3ms response time is the perfect blend of high refresh and high resolution for crisp and detailed images. Mini LED allows for deeper contrast and higher brightness than traditional LED displays, allowing for an image that pops off the screen with VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000 certification. The panel is also certified by TÜV Rheinland for low blue light, keeping your eyes comfortable all day. Prepare to be dazzled by vivid colors with 100% DCI-P3 coverage, 1100 nits peak brightness, and 1024 dimming zones.

*Pantone® Validated colors only available in SDR mode.

Vivid 100% DCI-P3 color space | Wide 16:10 aspect ratio | Mini LED QHD 240Hz panel

 




 

ROG ScreenPad Plus™

The Zephyrus Duo 16’s iconic second screen has also been improved, with the brand new Corning® Gorilla Glass DXC, paired with a new anti-fingerprint coating. Gorilla Glass DXC reduces surface reflections while increasing hardness by over 40% for better scratch resistance. Less reflections mean you can set the brightness lower, even when used in outdoor and bright environments.

 

 

Pause Breathe Easy With
AAS Plus 2.0

Wide 28.5mm Airflow Intake | Up To 30% More Airflow | Up To 3dB Less Noise

 




 

Upgraded Conductonaut Extreme Liquid Metal

Powerful components like the CPU need a thermal interface material to transfer their heat to the cooling system. Thermal Grizzly’s Conductonaut Extreme improves upon standard thermal pastes with 17X higher thermal conductivity, resulting in up to 15°C cooler CPU temperatures. Used exclusively by ROG, this indium and galium compound offers the highest thermal transfer available on a laptop. And unlike typical pastes, liquid metal will also never dry out, improving long term stability.

Up to 15°C cooler CPU temperature | 17X better thermal conductivity

 




 

0dB Ambient Cooling, Zero Distractions

Enjoy truly silent cooling under light workloads with 0dB Ambient Cooling. In the Silent operating mode, the cooling system switches off all fans during everyday tasks to dissipate heat passively. This lets you concentrate on your work and immerse yourself in movies with less distraction. If CPU or GPU temperatures increase, the fans automatically switch on again.

 

 

Targeted Internal Airflow

Precisely calculated cutouts inside the chassis direct airflow toward internal components. When compared to more traditional designs, this allows for more efficient cooling, reducing CPU and GPU temperatures by up to 6°C. Lower temperatures mean higher sustained boost clocks during intense gaming sessions.

Up to 6°C lower CPU and GPU temp.

 

 

Up to 5 comprehensive heatpipes have you covered

Our comprehensive solution uses up to five heatpipes and quad heatsinks for efficient dissipation across all internal components. More heatpipes means more efficient heat transfer, and unlike simpler designs which only cover the CPU and GPU, this layout also draws heat away from the video RAM and voltage regulation modules for better system stability.

22% better thermal coverage

 

 

0.1mm ultra thin fin for win

Thermal energy is dissipated by four heatsinks, each lined with ultrathin copper fins as slim as 0.1mm. These fins are half the size of typical solutions, allowing for higher heat dissipation with lower air resistance. There are up to 252 heatsink fins totaling 110,328mm² of surface area.

Up to 13% better heat dissipation | Up to 69% faster thermal conductivity

 

 

Arc Flow Fans™ move more air with less noise

Slim chassis leave little room for cooling, so we enhance every aspect of our Arc Flow fans. Traditional fan blades have a single thickness from base to tip. Our 84-blade Arc Flow Fans™ have a variable thickness design, down to 0.1mm at the tip. This approach reduces resonance and turbulence, moving up to 13% more air.*

*Compared to previous 83-blade ROG fan design, as tested internally by ASUS.

Up to 13% more airflow | 84-blade down to 0.1mm LCP fans

 

DESIGN

Sleek Style

From the inside out, the Zephyrus Duo 16 is designed to emphasize the perfect blend of power and refined style. For those who need a gaming flagship that can blend in anywhere, the Duo 16 is the ideal machine.

 

 

Rise to the occasion

The built-in second screen is what makes the Zephyrus Duo 16 truly unique, so of course we engineered the hinge to perfection. Thanks to a specially geared hinge, it slides back to sit flush with the main display in one motion and when the lid is opened. The screen stops at a 13° angle, perfect for ergonomics no matter what you’re watching on the secondary display.

 

 

Strike from the shadows

Zephyrus is all about sleek power, so the Duo 16 is shrouded in an Off-Black color. This coating keeps the machine looking its best in all light conditions. By keeping fingerprint smudges to a minimum, the Zephyrus Duo 16 will factory new longer than ever.

 

 

Classic ROG design

A large iridescent slash across the lid bisects the chassis, representing the dual personality of the Duo 16. The Republic of Gamers “Fearless Eye” logo sits proudly on the lid as well, reminding the world that this machine was built for gamers.

 

 

Peek inside

When the lid is opened and the secondary display raises up, a small window is revealed above the keyboard. This portal provides a sneak peek directly at the motherboard of the machine, along with tasteful RGB accents.

 

 

PORTABILITY

Dual Displays. One Device.

The Zephyrus Duo 16 really shows its versatility when you take it on the go. The built-in secondary display means that you always have a second screen available, while the 90Wh battery and USB Type-C™ charging can keep you powering through work all day long. An IR camera with Windows Hello support makes unlocking the machine a breeze.

Expansive 90Wh battery | 50% in 30 mins Fast Charging technology | Versatile Type-C with PD charging

 

 

Infrared Camera

An infrared camera ensures seamless unlocking with Windows Hello support, even in low light conditions.

 

 

Wi-Fi 6E

Wi-Fi 6E provides a rock solid connection even in congested networks with multiple devices.

Learn more about Wi-Fi 6E.
Find out more about ROG gaming routers.

 

 

AUDIO

Studio Quality Audio

Enjoy studio quality audio from the six speaker soundstage with dual force-canceling woofers. With Dolby Atmos® support, the system can recreate a virtual 5.1.2 channel surround soundstage for incredibly immersive content. Three microphones give you incredible flexibility when joining calls or recording audio, bolstered by Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation that filters incoming and outgoing audio. Enjoy crystal clear voice chat even in noisy environments.

Immersive 6 speakers setup | Dual Force-Canceling woofers | Versatile 3 Mic array

 

 

KEYBOARD

The Key To Victory

The Zephyrus Duo 16 sacrifices nothing. Utilizing NumberPad technology, the trackpad doubles as a full number pad to maximize space on the keyboard deck. N-key rollover ensures that each keypress is independently registered, giving you flexibility in game for complicated combos or accuracy for quick typing. A long 1.7mm key travel makes the Zephyrus Duo 16 very comfortable to type on, minimizing accidental keypresses as well. Per-key RGB and Aura Sync integration allows for robust preset and custom lighting patterns via Armoury Crate.

Per-key RGB keyboard | 1.7mm travel distance | NumberPad technology

 

 

UPGRADEABILITY

Replace. Refit. Rearm.

Upgradeability is key to keeping your machine running well for years to come—and the Zephyrus Duo allows you to upgrade both the RAM and storage to extend its lifespan. A special pop-open screw pushes the bottom of the chassis away from the laptop as it’s loosened. The hooks holding those edges together are smaller and stronger than before to make lifting off the panel easy. The Zephyrus Duo has dual SO-DIMMs and allows for future RAM upgrades. Both M.2 SSD slots are also accessible and expandable.

 

 

IO PORT

Endless Connectivity

Connect to all of your devices with a robust selection of I/O. A pair of USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ ports offer DisplayPort™ 1.4a, with power delivery support on one and G-Sync on the other. Two additional USB 3.2 Gen 2 round out connectivity for your peripherals. Enjoy HDMI 2.1 support for an external display, as well as a 2.5G ethernet port, dedicated microSD card reader, and an audio combo jack. Dongles begone!

 

 

SOFTWARE

 

 

Armoury Crate

ROG Armoury Crate unifies system and lighting controls to put essential settings at your fingertips in a single utility. You can easily define and customize Scenario Profiles that automatically make adjustments when you launch your favorite titles.

*Interface may vary by version.

 

 

Screen Xpert

Screen Xpert software allows for seamless navigation between your primary display and ScreenPad Plus™ secondary display. It enables drag and drop, touchscreen controls, and a bevy of other intuitive tools to optimize your experience. Personalize your ScreenPad Plus™ experience with Task Groups that show up to 5 selected apps on command, Quick Keys to create custom keyboard shortcuts, and more.

 

 

Aura Creator

Aura Creator is a powerful lighting editor that lets you craft complex RGB effects from the ground up. An easy-to-use interface allows you to personalize preloaded lighting effects, layer and transition them to perfection, and activate them across a full array of Aura Sync devices. Create custom RGB lighting and let your personality shine.

 

 

Scenario Profiles

Scenario Profiles automatically change operating modes to optimize performance and acoustics for different games and applications. Turbo mode uses the highest fan speed and clocks to sustain maximum speed, Performance mode adjusts the clocks and cooling to lower noise levels for gaming, and Silent mode runs even quieter for lighter work and entertainment. You can customize Scenario Profiles to seamlessly switch modes based on your preferences, or use a keyboard shortcut to change modes manually.

 

 

Xbox Game Pass

Play over 100 high-quality games with friends on your PC, console, phone or tablet for one low monthly price.* With games added all the time, there’s always something new to play.

*Terms and exclusions apply. Game catalog varies over time, by region, and by device. See xbox.com/gamepass and https://www.ea.com/eaplay/terms, for details. Xbox Cloud Gaming: Streaming limits apply. Requires compatible controller (sold separately), supported device and Xbox Game Pass app; see system requirements. System requirements vary by game; performance scales with higher-end systems.

**The EA logo and Battlefield are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. © FIFA is a copyright and/or trademark of FIFA. All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Electronic Arts Inc. STAR WARS © & TM 2019 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

 

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Customer Reviews

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Kevin Smith (Tampa, US)
Kick ass unit!!

this laptop is great! very fast, clean install, great features and XOTIC custom built and shipped very quickly. still learning uses for the second screen. have found a couple. i run Autocad, Lumion, Coreldraw, Revit, and 3D Studio Max without any problems. the only downside is the unit does get warm. nothing major but it will help heat a room.

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Kobie Maverick (Houston, US)
Almost Perfect

Visually -10, Id rate this keyboard a 8 (if the mech cherry laptop keyboards are a 10). I kind of like the right side trackpad since I write with my right hand its better, also used a stylus for the small screen and trackpad, so thats something I miss. Gaming is amazing especially if you get them to overclock. Only technical complaint in retrospect is the screen. First of all the screen looks amazing, but its not 4k, even though it kind of looks 4k because of the mini led screen, its one of the best screens I have seen, but the resolution is not 4k, its 2560 x 1600 16:10

My only complaint about this laptop is that it seems so valuable that I would be afraid to take it places for fear the small screen would break or someone would want to steal.

It stayed cool no matter what and the special design seemed to increase its cooling ability.
*PS- If this had cherry mechanical keyboard and 4k screen this would be the best laptop on the planet.

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