2022 ROG Flow X13 vs. 2021 ROG Flow X13

Here is a side by side comparison between 2022 ROG Flow X13 and 2021 ROG Flow X13 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

Key Differences

2022 ROG Flow X13 image

2022 ROG Flow X13

2021 ROG Flow X13 image

2021 ROG Flow X13

2022 ROG Flow X13 Pros

Reasons that 2022 ROG Flow X13 is better than 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Slightly faster CPU performance

AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS inside 2022 ROG Flow X13 has a 16% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS inside 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2022 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
9,043
2021 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS
7,773
2021 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
7,162
Supports faster memory

The 2022 ROG Flow X13 supports a faster memory speed than the 2021 ROG Flow X13. It supports up to 6400MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Memory type and speed
2022 ROG Flow X13 - LPDDR5
6,400 MHz
2021 ROG Flow X13 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz

2022 ROG Flow X13: Our analysis and reviews

2022 ROG Flow X13 image

What we like

Reasons to like about 2022 ROG Flow X13.

Supports Windows 11

The 2022 ROG Flow X13 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2022 ROG Flow X13
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7-6800HS → AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
4GB RAM16GB → 32GB
64GB Drive512GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Great battery life of up to 12-hours

According to ASUS, the 2022 ROG Flow X13 lasts up to 12 hours of battery life.

Up to 12 hours
Video playback.
Upgradable storage

The 2022 ROG Flow X13 comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that you can replace and upgrade in the future. Learn more.

Supports discrete graphics
Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6 35W TGP

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about 2022 ROG Flow X13.

Non-upgradable memory

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS inside 2022 ROG Flow X13 has a 16% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS inside 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2022 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
9,043
2021 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS
7,773
2021 ROG Flow X13 - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
7,162
Supports faster memory

The 2022 ROG Flow X13 supports a faster memory speed than the 2021 ROG Flow X13. It supports up to 6400MHz versus 4267MHz of system memory on the 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Memory type and speed
2022 ROG Flow X13 - LPDDR5
6,400 MHz
2021 ROG Flow X13 - LPDDR4X
4,267 MHz

2021 ROG Flow X13: Our analysis and reviews

2021 ROG Flow X13 image

What we like

Reasons to like about 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Supports Windows 11

The 2021 ROG Flow X13 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2021 ROG Flow X13
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9-5900HS → AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS
4GB RAM16GB → 32GB
64GB Drive512GB → 2TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Great battery life of up to 10-hours

According to ASUS, the 2021 ROG Flow X13 lasts up to 10 hours of battery life.

Up to 10 hours
Video playback.
Supports discrete graphics
Configurable up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6

What we don't like

Reasons not to like about 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Non-upgradable memory

Key Features

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:10
13.4”
1200p 120Hz
Weight
2.87 lb
1.30 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
8C/16T, 3.30 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,559
Single Core
Geekbench 5
9,043
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
12 Graphics Cores, 2400 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
6400 MHz LPDDR5
2022 ROG Flow X13 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3050 Ti
4GB GDDR6 35W TGP
Released in Early
2021
16:10
13.4”
1200p 120Hz
Weight
2.87 lb
1.30 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS
8C/16T, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,450
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,773
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Configurable up to
32GB
4267 MHz LPDDR4X
2021 ROG Flow X13 Ports
NVIDIA GeForce
GTX 1650
4GB GDDR6

Availability

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Released20222021
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2022 (CES 2022)Announced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)
Applicable Models
  • ROG Flow X13 (2022) GV301
  • ASUS ROG Flow X13 2022
  • 2022 ROG Flow X13 GV301
  • ROG Flow X13 (2022) GV301RA
  • ROG Flow X13 (2022) GV301RC
  • ROG Flow X13 (2022) GV301RE
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Generations
Stores

Exterior

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Size Comparison
2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Dimensions11.77 x 8.74 x 0.62” (299 x 222 x 15.8 mm)11.77 x 8.74 x 0.62” (299 x 222 x 15.8 mm)
Weight2.87 lbs (1.30 kg)2.87 lbs (1.30 kg)
Colors
Black
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full size 15” white backlit chicklet keyboard
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • Hotkeys:
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • N-KEY rollover
  • Full size 15” white backlit chicklet keyboard
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • Hotkeys:
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • N-KEY rollover
Chasis Information360° Convertible Design
Laptop Mode Tablet Mode Stand Mode Tent Mode
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Display

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Size13.4 Inches13.4 Inches
Info
  • 13.4” WQUXGA 60Hz
    16:10 3840 x 2400 60Hz 116% sRGB 86% Adobe RGB 85% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen Stylus support IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated
  • 13.4” WUXGA 120Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 120Hz 100% sRGB 75% Adobe RGB 75% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen Stylus support IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated
  • 13.4” WQUXGA 60Hz
    16:10 3840 x 2400 60Hz 116% sRGB 86% Adobe RGB 85% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated
  • 13.4” WUXGA 120Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 120Hz 100% sRGB 75% Adobe RGB 75% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated

Ports

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
2022 ROG Flow X13 image
2022 ROG Flow X13 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface
    Exclusive interface with PCIe 3.0 x8 (Up to 63Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (2)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
2021 ROG Flow X13 image
2021 ROG Flow X13 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface
    Exclusive interface with PCIe 3.0 x8 (Up to 63Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (2)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)

Internal Specs

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.70 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.90 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5980HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.00 → 4.80 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2022 ROG Flow X132
AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HS1,559100.00%
2021 ROG Flow X131
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS1,35686.98%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5980HS1,45093.01%
01,559

Geekbench 5 Multi Core

2022 ROG Flow X132
AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HS9,043100.00%
2021 ROG Flow X131
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS7,16279.20%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5980HS7,77385.96%
09,043
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800HS
    AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 2200 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HS
    AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 2400 MHz
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5980HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel LPDDR5 6400 MHz
Onboard memory.
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel LPDDR4X 4266MHz Onboard Memory
Discrete GraphicsOptional Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 - 4GB GDDR6
    1057.5 MHz at 35W with ROG Boost up to 1107.5 MHz at 40W (5W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 Ti - 4GB GDDR6
    1035 MHz at 35W with ROG Boost up to 1085 MHz at 40W (5W Dynamic Boost).
ROG XG Mobile
  • GPU
    • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 - 8GB GDDR6
    • AMD Radeon™ RX 6850M XT - 12GB GDDR6
      40 Compute Units, 2463 MHz, 192-bit, up to 432 GB/s memory bandwidth.
  • Ports
    • 4 x USB-A
      USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps).
    • 1 x RJ-45
      2.5 Gbps Ethernet port.
    • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    • 1 x SD card reader
    • 1 x DC-in
  • Dimensions: 217 x 165 x 32.6 mm
  • Weight: 1 kg
NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650
4GB GDDR6 VRAM (With ROG Boost up to 1255MHz at 35W (40W with Dynamic Boost)).
Storage
512GB 1TB
PCIe Gen 4 SSD
1 x M.2 2230 slot.
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0

Connectivity

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.0

Battery

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Size62 Wh
4-cell lithium-ion
62 Wh 4-cell lithium-ion
Battery LifeUp to 12 hours
Video playback.
Up to 10 hours
Video playback.
Power Supply100W USB-C power adaptor 
Compact adapter with fast charging technology (50% in 30 minutes).
100W USB-C power adaptor

Software

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
OSWindows 11 Home
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate GameVisual 1M Xbox Game Pass
Armoury Crate GameVisual 1M Xbox Game Pass

Camera & Audio

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
Camera Front-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
Front-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
AudioSpeaker
  • 2 x speakers with Smart Amp Technology
  • Supports DAC and Virtual 5.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos.
  • Hi-Res certification.
Microphone
  • Built-in 3-microphone array
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
  • 2x 1W speaker with Smart Amp Technology
  • Built-in array microphone
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

Misc

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13
InkingSupports ASUS Pen.Supports ASUS Pen.

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