Hyper Cool technology makes ROG G501 the coolest gaming notebook in its class
ROG G501 features a silent and intelligent cooling system thanks to upgraded Hyper Cool technology. With dual independent fans and copper heat sinks for efficient thermal management, Hyper Cool ensures smooth and stable performance even at high loads. ROG G501 is the coolest and quietest ultraportable gaming notebook on the market and ensures you stay cool in the heat of the battle.
Ultraportable design for truly mobile gaming
ROG G501 is specially designed for gamers like you. It boasts many innovative gaming features, and its premium aluminum chassis enables an ultra-thin, lightweight design that you'll love to carry wherever you go.
Get in the game, wherever you are.
At just 0.8-inch tall, ROG G501 is one of the thinnest gaming laptops in its class; it's lightweight too, tipping the scales at just 4.5lbs. Whether you're using G501 at an airport transit lounge, or in a coffee shop, you've just given new meaning to mobile gaming.
Responsive control and input
ROG G501 features a scissor-switch keys with 1.6mm of key travel to give you solid,responsive keystrokes. G501 has specially-marked WASD cursor keys and a full numeric pad, and all keys are backlit to emit a red glow for gaming in dark environments. G501 gives you complete control – a definite advantage in the gaming arena.
Geared for incredible gaming performance
Despite its compact size, an ultraportable gaming laptop doesn't mean compromised performance. ROG G501 holds its own in the digital battlefield, delivering unstoppable gaming performance with the latest 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and a NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 900 series graphics card.
Unrivalled Intel quad-core performance
ROG G501 is powered by the latest 4th-generation quad-core 3.6GHz Intel® Core™ i7 processor for breathtaking levels of performance to run the latest games at their maximum settings.
NVIDIA® GeForce® graphics to power your games, and your creativity
ROG G501 features NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 900 series graphics – giving you vividly-detailed visuals where gaming worlds come alive for an unrivalled gaming experience. The powerful graphics processor also drives hardcore content-creation,opening up a world of creative possibilities, even when you're on-the-go.
Fast, responsive data performance
ROG G501 features PCI Express® x4 solid-state disks (SSDs) and Intel® Thunderbolt™ technology for faster data access and transfer speeds so you're not kept waiting by long game-loading times or large file transfers.
Intel Thunderbolt™ technology
Thunderbolt 2.0 is also available, configured with two 20Gbps bi-directional channels to enable more bandwidth per channel and to allow for 4k video.
PCI Express® x4 solid state drive
ROG G501 features PCI Express® x4 SSDs for more than twice the responsiveness and data-transfer speeds of SATA III SSDs.
Stunning and immersive 4K/UHD (3840 x 2160) visuals
ROG G501 has a 15.6-inch, 4K/UHD display with 8.2-million pixels to give you sharp, detailed visuals and vibrant colors for an immersive viewing experience.
4K/UHD video output and dual-display support with mini DisplayPort and HDMI
If the 15.6-inch 4K/UHD display found on the ROG G501 isn't enough,there's 4K/UHD video output so you can enjoy your games on an even larger scale on an HDTV or external display. Mini DisplayPort and HDMI provide multi-display support to give you added productivity and multitasking capabilities – letting you watch TV, surf the web and chat online with friends, even while playing games.
Maximum viewing angles
G501's impressive in-plane switching (IPS) technology delivers wide 178-degree viewing angles for improved contrast and color consistency even when viewed from extreme positions – so surrounding friends and family can get in on the action as well.
ASUS Splendid Technology
ROG G501 features ASUS Splendid video technology to enhance color brightness, contrast and sharpness to produce deeper, richer colors. You'll enjoy stunning visuals with colors automatically optimized for games, videos or any other kind of content.