2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 vs. 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 and 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

We couldn't find any advantages of 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 over 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14.

2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

Reasons that 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 is better than 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Newer manufacturing

2022 vs. 2021

Significantly faster CPU performance

AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS inside 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 has a 26% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS inside 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
9,043
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
7,162
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS
6,454
Supports faster memory

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 supports a faster memory speed than the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Memory type and speed
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Slightly more versatile connectivity

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14. It has six versus five commonly used ports and slots on the 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Ports2021 ROG Zephyrus G142022 ROG Zephyrus G14
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
power portYesYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYesYes
microSD card slotNoYes

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 and 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 32GB

Both laptops supports up to 32GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14
32 GB
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14
32 GB
Upgradable memory

Both laptops come with available RAM slots that allow you to replace or upgrade when needed.

Memory2021 ROG Zephyrus G142022 ROG Zephyrus G14
Slots
x1
x0,1
TypeDDR4DDR5

Prices

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

2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Price
Asus 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
Asus 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 512GB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$919.99
ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G14 14" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 - 1TB SSD - Moonlight White
ASUS - ROG Zephyrus G14 14" Gaming Laptop - AMD Ryzen 9 - 16GB Memory - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 - 1TB SSD - Moonlight White
By ASUS
$1,428.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
By ASUS
$1,099.00
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 Price
Asus 2022 ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 1TB PCIe SSD)
Asus 2022 ROG Zephyrus 14'' Flagship Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS(8 Cores), GeForce RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6, 144Hz 100% sRGB Pantone, Backlit Keyboard, White (16GB RAM | 1TB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$999.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 Gaming Laptop, 14'' FHD 144Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, 16GB RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
By ASUS
$1,099.00
ASUS 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 14/'' FHD 144Hz Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
ASUS 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 14/'' FHD 144Hz Gaming Laptop, AMD Ryzen 7-5800HS, 16GB RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, Backlit Keyboard, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6G Graphics, Win 11 Pro, White, 32GB USB Card
By ASUS
$799.99
$999.99 20% OFF

Availability

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Released20212022
Release DateAnnounced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)Announced on January 05, 2022 (CES 2022)
Generations

Exterior

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Size Comparison
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Dimensions
  • 12.76 x 8.66 x 0.70” (324 x 220 x 17.9 mm) 
    Regular ROG Zephyrus G14 models
  • 12.76 x 8.66 x 0.78” (324 x 220 x 1.99 mm)
    ROG Zephyrus G14 with AniMe Matrix™ models
12.28 x 8.94 x 0.73 inches (312 x 227 x 18.5 mm)
Weight
  • 3.53 lbs (1.60 kg) 
    Regular ROG Zephyrus G14 models
  • 3.75 lbs (1.70 kg)
    ROG Zephyrus G14 with AniMe Matrix™ models
3.64 lbs. (1.65 kg)
Colors
Eclipse Gray Moonlight White
Eclipse Gray Moonlight White
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    ROG Overstroek Calibrated Keystrokes N-Key Rollover Fast-Actuating Key Switches
  • Fingerprint login on the power button
  • Gaming Hotkeys
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • Precision Touchpad
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    ROG Overstroek Calibrated Keystrokes N-Key Rollover Fast-Actuating Key Switches
  • White light or One Zone RGB.
  • Fingerprint login on the power button
  • Gaming Hotkeys
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • Precision Touchpad
Chasis Information-Device Lighting
  • Optional AniMe Matrix™
    AniMe Matrix™ and Virtual Pet OMNI have both gotten an upgrade. More LEDs mean more animation possibilities, and OMNI returns with a whole host of mini-games, like the Slot Machine, Shoot’em Up, and Whack-A-Mole. The games will also light up the AniMe Matrix™ as you progress, and getting high scores will unlock more animations for OMNI as he joins you on the desktop.
Hinge
  • Flexible 180-degree ErgoLift hindge.

Display

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Size14 Inches14 Inches
Info
  • 14” WQHD 120Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 IPS-level panel 120Hz 100% DCI-P3 Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync
  • 14” FHD 144Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 IPS-level panel 144Hz 100% sRGB 75.35% Adode RGB Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync
  • 14” WQHD 120Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 IPS-level panel 120Hz 500-nits 100% DCI-P3 Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby vision 91% screen-to-body ratio
  • 14” FHD 144Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 IPS-level panel 144Hz 100% sRGB 75.35% Adode RGB Pantone® Validated Adaptive Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby vision 91% screen-to-body ratio

Ports

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2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.0b
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (4)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot

Internal Specs

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Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.80 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  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
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HS
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
  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
Memory
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 8GB or 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR5 4800MHz Memory.
1 x 8GB or 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce GTX™ 1650
    4GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1515MHz at 50W (65W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1382MHz at 60W (80W with Dynamic Boost).
  • AMD Radeon RX 6700S - 8GB GDDR6
  • AMD Radeon RX 6800S - 8GB GDDR6 
    ROG Boost up to 105W (SmartShift).
Storage
512GB 1TB
M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
1 x M.2 2280 slot.
512GB 1TB
PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
1 x M.2 slot.

Connectivity

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Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1Bluetooth 5.2

Battery

2021 ROG Zephyrus G142022 ROG Zephyrus G14
Size76 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
76 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 12.5 hours
    Video playback.
  • Up to 13.7 hours
    Web browsing.
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Power Supply
  • 180W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • 240W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports Fast charging up to 50% in just 30 minutes.

Software

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OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Windows 11 Home
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate GameVisual
Armoury Crate GameVisual

Camera & Audio

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Camera
  • No Built-in camera.
  • Support external ROG GC21 camera support 1080p@60Hz.
  • Front-facing 720p HD camera.
    Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
  • Built-in IR Camera. 
    For Windows Hello Facial Authentication.
Audio
  • Speakers
    • 2 x 2.5W speaker with Smart Amp Technology.
    • 2 x 0.7W tweeter.
    • Supports Dolby Atmos.
    • 2.85x Louder Volume.
    • 1.71x More Bass.
    • 2.82x Dynamic Range.
  • Microphones
    • Built-in array microphone.
    • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation.
  • Speakers
    • 2 x speakers with Smart Amp Technology.
    • 2 x tweeters.
    • Supports Dolby Atmos.
    • 1.78x louder than the 2021 G14.
  • Microphones
    • Built-in array microphone.
    • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation.
    • Versatile 3D mic array.

Misc

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Security
  • One-Touch Login
    Fingerprint on the power button.
  • Kensington Lock Slot
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
  • Kensington Lock Slot
In the box-
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus G14
  • Power Adapter
  • ROG Zephyrus G14 Sleeve (2022)
    Optional.
  • ROG Chakram Core mouse P511
    Optional.
  • ROG STRIX Impact mouse P303
    Optional.

Key Features

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At Glance
Released in
2021
16:9
14”
1440p 120Hz
Weight
3.53 lb
1.60 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-5900HS
8C/16T, 3.00 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,356
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,162
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3060
6GB GDDR6 60W TGP
Released in Early
2022
16:9
14”
1440p 120Hz
Weight
3.64 lb
1.65 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
Upgradable up to
32GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2022 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
AMD Radeon
RX 6800S
8GB GDDR6 SmartShift up to 105W

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