ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 9 APU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6

With the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop, you will enjoy everyday gaming. The AMD Ryzen 9 APU and 16GB of RAM allowed you to run graphics-intensive games effortlessly, while the powerful NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q dedicated GPU delivers high-quality graphics on the 14-inch Full HD display. This ASUS gaming notebook PC has a 1TD SSD that reduces load times and presents plenty of storage space.

The CPU
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 gaming laptop is powered by AMD 3rd Generation Ryzen 9 4900HS - a mobile SoC for large laptops built on the Renoir architecture. It has 8 cores which are clocked at 3 GHz, the base clock speed, with a burst speed of up to 4.3 GHz. It also supports Simultaneous Multithreading (SMT) which can process up to 16 threads at once. In comparison to Intel SoCs, the Core i9-9980HK, which is the top model, is said to be the equivalent. This means that the Ryzen 9 4900HS would be able to manage all power-hungry tasks and gaming. The CPU benchmark of this APU is about 19812 (quite a lot for a laptop 😊 of 2020). 

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6


The Graphics Card
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 gaming laptop aside from the already powerful integrated GPU in the SoC is packed with a dedicated GPU called NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q which is a power-saving variant of the mobile GeForce RTX 2060.  Hence, it is a high-end gaming GPU for slender laptops. The dedicated GPU is constructed on the same chip as the RTX 2060 but with decreased clock speeds and reduced power utilization. With regards to performance, the RTX 2060 Max-Q would be only marginally below the regular RTX 2060 because of the decreased clock frequency. This GPU is most suited for 1080p gaming at the maximum element level.


The Display
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 Gaming Laptop features a 14 inches display with a 120Hz refresh rate, which makes browsing more fluid. The display has a resolution of 1920 x 1080. It is expected that this is not the sharpest display available in the market nowadays.


The RAM
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 Gaming Laptop has 16 GB System Memory for intense multitasking and gaming, the considerable high-bandwidth RAM is needed to easily run your games, photo and video-editing applications, as well as to run multiple programs and browser tabs all at once. Specifically, the laptop has DDR4 SDRAM with a clock speed of 3200 and a 4MB memory cache.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6


The Storage
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 Gaming laptop has a storage capacity of 1 TB SSD PCI-E. The PCI-e SSDs are good for main gaming applications, multiple servers, daily backups, and more. 


Battery, Dimensions, and Inclusions
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 gaming laptop has a 4-cell, Li-ion battery that will give you 10 hours of battery juice. The laptop has the following dimension 0.7 by 12.8 by 8.7 inches and weighs about 3.64 lbs. What’s included in the box are the ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6; 4-cell battery; and Power adapter. This laptop PC is powered by Windows 10 Operating System.


Connectivity and other Features
The ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6 is equipped with the following connectivity features such as WiFi 6 - 802.11 ax and Bluetooth; 2x USB 3.0 Type-A Ports; 1 headphone/microphone combo; 1x HDMI Output; Chiclet keyboard with white backlight; Virtual Reality Ready; and Speakers with Smart AMP Technology and Dolby Atmos.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA401IV-BR9N6



This laptop costs around USD $1450, but this Black Friday 2020, the price will be reduced by $250 at BestBuy.


TecTack Rating:
Processing Power: ★★★★★
Design: ★★★★
Basic Office: ★★★★★
Gaming: ★★★★★
Internet Browsing: ★★★★★
Storage Capacity: ★★★★
Multi-tasking: ★★★★★
Video Editing: ★★★★★
Portability: ★★★★
Connectivity: ★★★★

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