ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) vs. ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) and ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) vs. ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)

The 2021 ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) features the 45W Renoir (Zen 2) 8-core AMD Ryzen 7-4800H up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX with the boost speed up to 4.60 GHz. While the 2020 ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512) features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10300H up to 8-core Intel Core i7-10875H with the boost speed up to 5.10 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) (2021) and the 15.6″ ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512) (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) vs. ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512): Specs Comparison

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ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)

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ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)

Availability
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)
ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) Price
ASUS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - ROG Strix Scope RX | Red Optical Mechanical Switches | USB 2.0 Passthrough | 2X Wider Ctrl Key for Greater FPS Precision | Aura Sync, Armoury Crate RGB Lighting
ASUS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - ROG Strix Scope RX | Red Optical Mechanical Switches | USB 2.0 Passthrough | 2X Wider Ctrl Key for Greater FPS Precision | Aura Sync, Armoury Crate RGB Lighting
By ASUS
$129.99
ASUS Prime Z590-A LGA 1200 (Intel11th/10th Gen) ATX Motherboard (14+2 DrMOS Power Stages,3X M.2, Intel 2.5 Gb LAN, USB 3.2 Front Panel Type-C, Thunderbolt 4, Aura Sync RGB Lighting)
ASUS Prime Z590-A LGA 1200 (Intel11th/10th Gen) ATX Motherboard (14+2 DrMOS Power Stages,3X M.2, Intel 2.5 Gb LAN, USB 3.2 Front Panel Type-C, Thunderbolt 4, Aura Sync RGB Lighting)
By ASUS
$279.99
ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming(WI-FI) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Gaming Motherboard and ASUS ROG Strix LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler
ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming(WI-FI) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Gaming Motherboard and ASUS ROG Strix LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler
By ASUS
$324.48
ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512) Price
ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS Type Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Black, G512LW-ES76
ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS Type Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Black, G512LW-ES76
By ASUS
$1,449.00
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
By ASUS
$1,089.00
2020 Asus ROG G531GT 15.6 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1650, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Black)
2020 Asus ROG G531GT 15.6 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1650, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Black)
By ASUS
$1,039.00
DisplayROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
  • 15.6” FHD 300Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 300Hz 3ms 100% sRGB 75% Adobe RGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync
  • 15.6” WQHD 165Hz 
    16:9 3840 x 2160 165Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync
ROG Strix G15 G512 LW/LV/LU/LI
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) vIPS-level panel 144Hz 100% RGB
ROG Strix G15 G512 LWS/LV/LU/LI
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 240Hz, 3ms 100% RGB
ExteriorROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
Size Comparison
Dimensions13.94 x 10.20 x 0.89 - 1.07” (354 x 259 x 22.6 ~ 27.2 mm)14.17” x 10.82” x 0.82 ~ 1.01” (360 x 275 x 21 ~ 25.8 mm)
Weight4.63 lbs (2.10 kg)5.07 lbs (2.3 kg)
Colors
Original BlackEclipse GrayElectro Punk
Original BlackGlacier BlueElectro Punk
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    ROG Overstroke Calibrated Keystrokes N-Key Rollover Aura Sync Bigger arrow keys Gaps between function keys
  • Hotkeys 
    Volume down volume up mute HyperFan Armoury Crate
  • RGB Lighting Options
    Per-Key RGB lighting 4 x Zone RGB lighting
  • Touchpad with integrated Numpad
    85% larger glass surface matte finishilluminated Numpad
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • N-key rollover
  • Aura Sync
  • Hotkeys (Volume down, volume up, mute, Armoury Crate)
ROG Strix G15 G512 LI
  • 1 Zone RGB lighting
ROG Strix G15 G512 LWS/LW/LV/LU
  • 4 Zone RGB lighting
Ports
  • 1 x USB Type-C™
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort™ 1.4, and Power Delivery 3.0
  • 3 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x Audio combo jack
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x DC-in
  • 1 X USB3.2 Gen2 Type-C
    support DisplayPort™
  • 3 x USB3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI
    (HDMI 2.0b support 4K HDR), HDCP SPEC 2.2
  • 1 x Audio combo jack 
    Mic-in and Headphone
  • 1x LAN RJ-45 jack
Internal SpecsROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
Processor
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.20 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.30 → 4.20 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.50 → 4.50 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 5.00 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 5.10 GHz, 16MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 5600H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1800 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10875H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1200 MHz
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1802MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1660MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
ROG Strix G15 G512LI
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX™ 1650 Ti
    4GB GDDR6 VRAM.
ROG Strix G15 G512LU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX™ 1660 Ti
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
ROG Strix G15 G512LV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM.
ROG Strix G15 G512LW
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
ROG Strix G15 G512LWS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Memory
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM.
2 x SODIMM slots
Up to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
Storage
512GB1TB2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.
  • Single: M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD 256G/512G/1TB SSD
  • Dual: M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD 512G+512G/1TB+1TB SSD(support RAID 0)
  • Up to 3 SSDs
ConnectivityROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax) 2x2 multi-antennaIntel® 802.11AX (2x2) +BT Gigabit Wi-Fi support Rangeboost technology
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.0
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
Size
56Wh90Wh
4-cell lithium-ion battery.
Battery LifeUp to 12 hours of video playback.
Power Supply
  • 240W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports fast charging technology with up to 50% in 30 minutes.
ROG Strix G15 G512LI
  • 150W power adapter
ROG Strix G15 G512LWS/LW/LV/LU
  • 230W power adapter
SoftwareROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate GameVisual Aura Creator Scenario Profiles
Armoury CrateGameFirst VIGameVisualSonic Studio IIIAura Creator
Camera & AudioROG Strix G15 (2021, G513)ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512)
CameraNo Built-in camera.No Built-in camera.
Audio
  • Speakers
    • 2 x 4W speaker with Smart Amp Technology.
    • 2.8x Louder Volume.
    • 3x More Bass.
    • 6.5dBa Dynamic Range.
  • Microphones
    • Built-in array microphone.
    • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation.
  • Array Microphone
ROG Strix G15 G512 LI
  • 2 x 1.5W speaker for W/O Smart AMP technology
ROG Strix G15 G512 LWS/LW/LV/LU
  • 2 x 4.2W speakers with Smart AMP technology
ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513) Price
ASUS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - ROG Strix Scope RX | Red Optical Mechanical Switches | USB 2.0 Passthrough | 2X Wider Ctrl Key for Greater FPS Precision | Aura Sync, Armoury Crate RGB Lighting
ASUS Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - ROG Strix Scope RX | Red Optical Mechanical Switches | USB 2.0 Passthrough | 2X Wider Ctrl Key for Greater FPS Precision | Aura Sync, Armoury Crate RGB Lighting
By ASUS
$129.99
ASUS Prime Z590-A LGA 1200 (Intel11th/10th Gen) ATX Motherboard (14+2 DrMOS Power Stages,3X M.2, Intel 2.5 Gb LAN, USB 3.2 Front Panel Type-C, Thunderbolt 4, Aura Sync RGB Lighting)
ASUS Prime Z590-A LGA 1200 (Intel11th/10th Gen) ATX Motherboard (14+2 DrMOS Power Stages,3X M.2, Intel 2.5 Gb LAN, USB 3.2 Front Panel Type-C, Thunderbolt 4, Aura Sync RGB Lighting)
By ASUS
$279.99
ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming(WI-FI) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Gaming Motherboard and ASUS ROG Strix LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler
ASUS ROG Strix B550-F Gaming(WI-FI) AMD AM4 Zen 3 Gaming Motherboard and ASUS ROG Strix LC 240 RGB All-in-one Liquid CPU Cooler
By ASUS
$324.48
ROG Strix G15 (2020, G512) Price
ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS Type Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Black, G512LW-ES76
ASUS ROG Strix G15 (2020) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS Type Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10, Black, G512LW-ES76
By ASUS
$1,449.00
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
By ASUS
$1,089.00
2020 Asus ROG G531GT 15.6 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1650, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Black)
2020 Asus ROG G531GT 15.6 Inch FHD Gaming Laptop (9th Gen Intel 6-Core i7-9750H up to 4.50 GHz, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB SSD + 1TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1650, RGB Backlit Keyboard, Windows 10) (Black)
By ASUS
$1,039.00
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ROG Strix G15 (2021, G513): Key Features

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