ROG ZEPHYRUS S17
GO BIG. STAY SLIM.
The ROG Zephyrus S17 sets the standard for super-slim Windows 10 Home gaming laptops. Powerfully equipped with up to a GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ GPU and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 CPU, the Zephyrus S17 blazes through serious workloads. Thunderbolt™ 3 amplifies your versatility, allowing you to connect next-gen devices that accelerate video editing, 3D rendering, and more. Experience silky smooth gameplay with the blazing fast up to 300Hz/3ms display, complete with Pantone® validation that makes sure of superb colour accuracy. The ROG-exclusive GPU switch changes between G-SYNC™ for gaming and Optimus for battery life.
THE MOST COMPACT 17-INCH GAMING LAPTOP EVER
Immersing yourself in a larger display usually means lugging a larger laptop, but slim bezels and smart design make the ROG Zephyrus S17 the smallest in its class. Easily carry it around town or across the world thanks to compact dimensions that put a 17-inch display in a 15-inch form factor. The sleek magnesium-alloy body fits inside standard bags* and is strong enough to stand up to everyday life.
TRUE SPEED AND COLOUR ON DISPLAY
Slender bezels draw you deeper into the action on the fastest 300Hz IPS-level display. The ultra-high refresh rate makes fast-paced gameplay smoother and lowers input lag, while the 3ms grey-to-grey response time creates sharper visuals with no blurring. Pantone® validation ensures superb colour accuracy across all of your visual media, whether you’re playing the latest AAA titles or adding creative content to your professional portfolio.
QUICKLY SWITCH GEARS FOR WORK AND PLAY
Live a double life powered by the ROG-exclusive GPU switch. With just a few clicks, RLive a double life powered by the ROG-exclusive GPU switch. With just a few clicks, the ROG Zephyrus S17 transitions between better gaming and longer battery life. G-SYNC mode synchronizes the GPU and display to provide smoother gameplay with lower input lag and tear-free graphics, while Optimus mode selectively turns off the discrete GPU to save power with everyday desktop productivity and entertainment.
* Performance may vary based on system configuration. Battery life tested with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ GPU, Intel® Core™ i7-10875H CPU, 300Hz display, and 1TB SSD.
POTENT PERFORMANCE WITH NEXT-GEN GRAPHICS
Remarkably slim without sacrificing speed, the ROG Zephyrus S17 harnesses the latest GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ GPU and 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 CPU to offer desktop-like performance for hardcore gaming and serious creative work. The GPU allows photorealistic graphics thanks to real-time ray tracing technology and AI-enhanced image processing. It’s accelerated by ROG Boost up to 1330MHz at 90W in Turbo mode, with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM that can be overclocked up to 120MHz quicker than stock speeds. This powerful core is backed by up to 48GB of DDR4-3200 RAM* support for heavy multitasking and a 1TB NVMe SSD for your game library and professional portfolio.
*Requires i7-10875H processor or better. Please check with local vendors for qualifying configurations.
ROG carefully chooses advanced components to ensure system stability and performance. To provide the best experience, we use DDR4-3200 memory running at 1.2V. Reaching that speed with third-party modules is not guaranteed. Please contact your local ASUS support center for more details on memory upgrade options.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 20-series GPU
GeForce RTX laptops are the ultimate gaming powerhouse with the fastest performance and most realistic graphics, packed into thin designs. Release the power of AI and real-time ray tracing on the most demanding games and projects
POWERFUL 8-CORE CPU
Even demanding games and programs run like silk with the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H CPU. The new 8-core processor reaches speeds up to 5.1GHz with Turbo Boost 3.0 technology, while Hyper-Threading allows up to 16 parallel threads to accelerate heavy multitasking. Multimedia professionals can work on intensive projects, like video editing and 3D rendering, faster and more efficiently; and gamers can play, chat with teammates, and live-stream the action all at the same time.
TURING-POWERED GRAPHICS TECHNOLOGY
Based on revolutionary Turing™ Architecture, the NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ allows a new level of in-game realism. With its blend of CUDA, RT, and Tensor cores, the GPU combines programmable shading, real-time ray tracing, and A.I. to create an immersive visual experience with lifelike lighting, reflections, and shadows. Clocking up to 1330MHz at 90W in Turbo mode with ROG Boost, this GPU provides remarkably smooth performance for even the most graphically demanding titles.
HIGH-SPEED HYPERDRIVE STORAGE
Games, applications, and large files load at warp speed on the NVM Express® (NVMe®) SSD. ROG HyperDrive storage uses up to four PCI Express® (PCIe®) lanes to achieve amazing throughput. Up to 1TB of storage leaves loads of space to install larger content creation applications and all the games you might want to play, with plenty of room left for your professional portfolio.
DUAL-CHANNEL DDR4 MEMORY
With up to 48GB of dual-channel DDR4-3200 memory support at its disposal, no multitasking challenge is too great for this powerhouse to handle. The RAM is clocked at 3200MHz, offering a 33% performance increase over DDR4-2400. Gamers and content creators can stream, chat, and play at the same time, while power users can run every program they need for maximum productivity.
*Full DDR4-3200 support will be enabled by an automatic BIOS update in August 2020. Older BIOS versions can manually set the memory to 3200MHz, but the August update is recommended for maximum stability.
Do more with versatile Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and ultrafast Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) networking. Thunderbolt 3 gives you the flexibility to expand your workstation with additional displays, external GPUs, and high-speed storage for heavy duty multimedia editing anywhere. The latest Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) allows lower latency connections everywhere from packed lecture halls to crowded coffee shops.
ULTRAFAST. ULTRA VERSATILE.
The USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 support gives creators, gamers, and power users flexibility to expand their workstations anywhere. Connect multiple displays for more efficient multitasking, add on high-speed storage for lightning fast multimedia editing and transfers, or plug your set-up into a more powerful battlestation to reach new levels of pro performance. With a peak interface bandwidth of up to 40Gbps, 4x the throughput of USB 3.1, you can output media to UHD TVs, monitors, and more at up to 8K resolution.
STAY CONNECTED AT WARP SPEED
Ultrafast Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ (802.11ax) enables you to game reliably at LAN speeds wherever compatible connections are available. Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) boosts network speed and efficiency, delivering a better connection in crowded spaces and reducing latency for network-sensitive activities. ROG RangeBoost technology makes your Wi-Fi signal even more reliable no matter where you are. The RangeBoost algorithm evaluates the signal of four internal antennas and picks the best pair to use in any given environment, improving your coverage by up to 30%. Work and play on Wi-Fi and enjoy the strongest possible signal anywhere.
*Unless otherwise stated, claimed Wi-Fi speeds are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary in real-world situations.
SMARTER COOLING FOR FASTER PERFORMANCE
Ultra-slim laptops leave less breathing room for cooling, so the unique ROG Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) expands to help Zephyrus S17 sustain top performance for gaming and other heavy loads. Lifting the lid opens a large intake that improves airflow by up to 32% compared to typical designs. Liquid metal compound from Thermal Grizzly minimizes CPU temperatures by up to 10°C compared to standard thermal paste. Anti-dust tunnels keep the heatsinks clean to preserve cooling efficiency and system stability over time.
AAS BREATHES DEEPER
Slim chassis leave limited space for airflow, which can compromise performance for marathon gaming sessions, so our innovative Active Aerodynamic System opens a 5mm vent that helps improve airflow by 22%. Dual 12V fans draw cool air in from the expanding intake in the base and from vents perforating the panel above the keyboard. Exhaust is pumped through four outlets in the edges of the chassis, each one shaped to separate warm outflow from the layer of cool air flowing into the AAS.
LIQUID METAL KEEPS CPUS COOLER
Liquid metal compound from Thermal Grizzly minimizes CPU temperatures by up to 10°C* compared to standard thermal paste. The right amount must be applied meticulously for the best results, so we commissioned custom equipment that automates the process with mechanical precision. The block that sits on the CPU also has a special internal fence that stops liquid metal from leaking out over time.
*Unless otherwise stated, figures are based on theoretical performance. Actual figures may vary in real-world situations.
COMPREHENSIVE COOLING COVERAGE
Six heatpipes snake beneath the surface to pull heat away from not only the CPU, GPU and VRAM, but also the circuitry supplying them with power. This design keeps the VRAM under 80°C, which helps enhance long-term reliability. The CPU and GPU connect to both shared and dedicated heatsinks to ensure efficient cooling for any workload.
MORE ULTRA-THIN FINS
Thermal energy is dissipated by four heatsinks in the flanks. Each one is lined with ultra-thin copper fins as slim as 0.1mm, enabling higher density and lower air resistance than typical fins that are twice as thick. Airflow is strongest on the far side of the heatsink. The fins on the other side capture air at a lower angle, so they alternate in length and use special chamfers to reduce turbulence and improve heat exchange. In total, there are 220 heatsink fins that create 111,700mm2 of surface area, and the ones on the sides are angled slightly toward the back to direct warm air away from your mousing hand.
SELF-CLEANING COOLING SYSTEM
Keeping the heatsinks free of debris is essential to maintaining optimal thermal dissipation, so our engineers designed a special anti-dust tunnel that catches and channels particles outside the chassis to prevent them from collecting on the fins. This self-cleaning system helps ensure consistent cooling performance, which improves long-term stability and reliability.
MORE BLADES INCREASE AIRFLOW
Slim chassis leave little room for cooling, so we improve every aspect of the n-Blade fans to maximize airflow. The carefully shaped aluminum intake shrouds use curved edges and raised guides to help the fans draw in more air. Once inside, it’s blasted toward the heatsinks by liquid-crystal-polymer blades that are 33% thinner than conventional designs yet still strong enough to spin at high RPMs. The Zephyrus S17 matches our highest blade density with 83 per fan, increasing airflow by up to 15%.
THE RIGHT MODE FOR THE MOMENT
Gaming laptops are versatile enough to tackle a range of tasks, but requirements vary wildly, so Intelligent Cooling adapts accordingly. It automatically switches between operating modes that optimize performance and acoustics for different games and applications. Turbo mode utilizes 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.
CUSTOMIZE AND COORDINATE COLOURS
The forward keyboard position lowers surface temperatures on the desktop-style layout, so you can game in comfort for hours. Customize per-key RGB backlighting for different games and workflows, and match colours and effects with compatible peripherals using Aura Sync. Illumination extends to a unique volume roller positioned for quick adjustment and a glowing numpad that appears on the touchpad.
INCREDIBLE SOUND POWERED BY SMARTAMP
Smart amplifier tech keeps the speakers within thermal and excursion limits when you spin the volume wheel, so you can turn it up without harming the cones. The amplified output is louder, with more bass and range that help you hear enemies on the battlefield, dialog in videos, and subtleties of your productivity soundtrack. Plug in a headset for immersion, and go deeper with virtual surround sound.
VIRTUAL SURROUND SOUND
Clever software enables Zephyrus S17 to simulate surround-sound environments for stereo headsets, putting you right in the middle of the action. This versatile capability works with not only analog cans, but also USB and VR headsets that typically don’t work with virtual surround sound.
TAP INTO TYPE-C CHARGING
USB Power Delivery supports secondary charging from portable power packs, so you don’t have to fight for a socket when the battery gets low. Fast-charging reverses the flow, allowing you to use up to 3A to quickly rejuvenate smartphones and other devices. If you’re not loading the CPU or discrete GPU with intensive tasks, you can use a smaller adapter up to 65W that lightens your load on the road.
The ROG Zephyrus S17 features a Thunderbolt™ 3 with USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™, DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery, a Type-A port for ultra-fast transfers, and two USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports perfect for your mouse and gamepad. Play or entertain on the big screen with HDMI 2.0b output that supports 4K UHD at up to 60Hz. The superfast Wi-Fi 6 also offers fast online access for everyday activities.
EXTERNAL CAMERA FOR BETTER LIVE-STREAMING
Upgrade your stream with the ROG GC21 external camera. It captures crisp Full HD detail at a silky 60 FPS that makes movement smoother and more nuanced. Despite doubling the frame rate of conventional cameras, ROG GC21 folds to just 17mm thin and slips easily into a pocket. Position the USB-connected camera anywhere for the perfect angle, and be heard clearly by the beamforming microphone array.
* External camera option varies by region.
UNIFIED SYSTEM TUNING AND PERSONALIZATION
ROG Armoury Crate unifies system and lighting controls to put important 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.