ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro.

    ROG ZEPHYRUS (GX501)

    15 inch
      ROG Zephyrus (7th Gen CPUs) ROG Zephyrus (8th Gen CPUs)
    Model
    ROG Zephyrus
    ROG Zephyrus
    Category
    ROG Ultra-slim Gaming - AAA
    ROG Ultra-slim Gaming - AAA
    Operating System
    Windows 10 Home
    Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
    Windows 10 Home
    Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
    Processor
    Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
    Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    Graphics
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 (Max-Q) / NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 (Max-Q)
    8GB GDDR5X VRAM
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 (Max-Q)
    8GB GDDR5X VRAM
    Memory
    DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM
    Up to 24GB
    DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM
    Up to 24GB
    SSD
    M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 256GB / 512GB / 1TB SSD
    M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 256GB / 512GB / 1TB SSD
    HDD
    NA
    NA
    Display
    15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 120Hz, 100% sRGB
    15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms, 100%s RGB
    VR Ready
    YES
    YES
    Windows Mixed Reality
    Basic (min. requirement 8GB RAM)
    Basic (min. requirement 8GB RAM)
    Keyboard
    AURA RGB
    Backlit chiclet keyboard
    Marked QWER / WASD keys
    Hot keys: Ten-key Function / ROG Gaming Center
    1.4mm travel distance
    AURA SYNC
    Backlit chiclet keyboard
    Marked QWER / WASD keys
    Hot keys: Ten-key Function / ROG Gaming Center
    1.4mm travel distance
    Audio
    2 x 1W speaker with Smart AMP technology
    Array microphones
    2 x 2W speaker with Smart AMP technology
    Array microphones
    Software
    ROG Gaming Center
    ROG GameFirst
    ROG GameVisual
    Sonic Studio & Sonic Radar
    Aura Core
    XSplit Gamecaster (Free)
    Android App
    ROG Gaming Center
    ROG GameFirst
    ROG GameVisual
    Sonic Studio & Sonic Radar
    Aura Core
    XSplit Gamecaster (Free)
    Android App
    I/O Ports
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C over Thunderbolt™
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen1
    1 x HDMI 2.0
    1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    1 x Kensington lock
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C over Thunderbolt™
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen1
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
    1 x HDMI 2.0
    1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    1 x Kensington lock
    Power
    230W power adaptor
    Plug Type :ø6.0 (mm)
    2-hour battery life (Standard Mode)
    230W power adaptor
    Plug Type :ø6.0 (mm)
    2-hour battery life (Standard Mode)
    Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
    802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
    Bluetooth 4.1
    802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
    Bluetooth 4.1
    Weight and Dimensions
    Width: 37.9 cm
    Depth: 26.2 cm
    Height: 1.69 ~ 1.79 cm
    Weight: 2.2 kg
    Width: 37.9 cm
    Depth: 26.2 cm
    Height: 1.69 ~ 1.79 cm
    Weight: 2.2 kg
    Peripheral Recommended
    ROG Gladius II gaming mouse
    ROG Gladius II gaming mouse