2022 ROG Flow X13 vs. 2021 ROG Flow X13: Which is better?

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.

2022 ROG Flow X13 Pros

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

Newer manufacturing

2022 vs. 2021

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 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of 2021 ROG Flow X13 over 2022 ROG Flow X13.

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between 2022 ROG Flow X13 and 2021 ROG Flow X13.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 32GB

Both laptops supports up to 32GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
2022 ROG Flow X13
32 GB
2021 ROG Flow X13
32 GB

Prices

Here are the latest price updates and offers for both devices.

2022 ROG Flow X13 Price
EXCaliberPC 2022 ASUS ROG Flow X13 GV301RE-X13.R93050T (AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050Ti 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
EXCaliberPC 2022 ASUS ROG Flow X13 GV301RE-X13.R93050T (AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 3050Ti 4GB, 13.4" 120Hz WUXGA, Windows 11) Touchscreen Gaming Laptop
By EXCaliberPC
$1,059.90
ASUS 2022 ROG Flow X13 Gaming Laptop, 13.4 Inch 120Hz WUXGA Touchscreen, AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RTX 3050Ti 4GB, Windows 11 Home
ASUS 2022 ROG Flow X13 Gaming Laptop, 13.4 Inch 120Hz WUXGA Touchscreen, AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS, 16GB RAM, 1TB SSD, RTX 3050Ti 4GB, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$1,099.50
ASUS ROG Flow 13.4" 16:10 2-in-1 Touch Light & Thin Gaming Laptop, 8-Core Ryzen 9 6900HS, Wide UXGA (1920x1200) 120Hz IPS, RTX 3050 Ti, WiFi 6,16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD, w/Mouse Pad
ASUS ROG Flow 13.4" 16:10 2-in-1 Touch Light & Thin Gaming Laptop, 8-Core Ryzen 9 6900HS, Wide UXGA (1920x1200) 120Hz IPS, RTX 3050 Ti, WiFi 6,16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB PCIe 4.0 SSD, w/Mouse Pad
By ASUS
$1,058.95
2021 ROG Flow X13 Price
ASUS ROG Flow X13 Ultra Slim 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, GeForce GTX 1650, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS, 16GB LPDDR4X, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GV301QH-DS96
ASUS ROG Flow X13 Ultra Slim 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop, 13.4” 120Hz FHD+ Display, GeForce GTX 1650, AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS, 16GB LPDDR4X, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Windows 10 Home, GV301QH-DS96
By ASUS
$1,119.00
$1,359.99 18% OFF
Asus ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop 13.4" WUXGA 120Hz 500nits IPS Touchscreen AMD 8-Core Ryzen 9 6900HS 16GB DDR5 512GB SSD GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB Backlit Keyboard Win11 Black + HDMI Cable
Asus ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 Gaming Laptop 13.4" WUXGA 120Hz 500nits IPS Touchscreen AMD 8-Core Ryzen 9 6900HS 16GB DDR5 512GB SSD GeForce RTX 3050 Ti 4GB Backlit Keyboard Win11 Black + HDMI Cable
By Asus
$995.00
Asus ASUS ROG Flow 13.4'' Touchscreen Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9-16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti V4G Graphics - 1TB SSD - Off Black
Asus ASUS ROG Flow 13.4'' Touchscreen Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9-16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti V4G Graphics - 1TB SSD - Off Black
By ASUS
$965.00

Comparison Summary

ASUS has released the ROG Flow X13, a 13.4-inch machine, in early-2022. It is powered by up to an octa-core AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS with a boost clock speed up to 4.90 GHz. The laptop has a dedicated GPU option up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti with 4GB GDDR6 35W TGP.

On the other hand, we have the 13.4-inch ROG Flow X13 was introduced by ASUS about a year earlier in early-2021. It comes with up to an octa-core AMD Ryzen 9-5980HS with a boost clock speed up to 4.80 GHz. It has a dedicated GPU option up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 with 4GB GDDR6.

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

Both 2022 ROG Flow X13 and 2021 ROG Flow X13 have the same 13.4-inch display size. In addition, they both have the same weight at 2.87 lbs. Moreover, measured at 11.77” x 8.74” x 0.62”, the 2022 ROG Flow X13 share the same chassis as the 2021 ROG Flow X13.

2022 ROG Flow X132021 ROG Flow X13

There are a toal number of 6 ports and slots available on 2022 ROG Flow X13. That includes a ROG XG Mobile Interface, two USB-C ports, an HDMI port, a headphone jack, and a USB-A port. With that said, it has the same number of ports and slots as the 2021 ROG Flow X13 including a ROG XG Mobile Interface, two USB-C ports, an HDMI port, a headphone jack, and a USB-A port.

Moving over to upgradability, ASUS claims that the 2022 ROG Flow X13 supports up to 32GB 6400 MHz LPDDR5 memory. However, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users. Fortunately, it comes with a single removable M.2 SSD slot that users can replace and upgrade in the future.

For 2021 ROG Flow X13, it supports up to 32GB 4267 MHz LPDDR4X memory. Like 2022 ROG Flow X13, it has an onboard memory module that is not upgradable by the users.

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

Exterior

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
-

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 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 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
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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