2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 vs. 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14: Full specs comparison

We thoroughly analyzed technical specifications for 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 and 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 models, including CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

Reasons that 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 is better than 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14.

About 7% lighter

The 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 weighed 3.53 pounds, 7% lighter than the 3.79 pounds 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Weight2021 ROG Zephyrus G142023 ROG Zephyrus G14
Pound
3.53 lbs.
3.79 lbs.
Kilogram
1.60 kg
1.72 kg

2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 Pros

Reasons that 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 is better than 2021 ROG Zephyrus G14.

Newer manufacturing

2023 vs. 2021

Supports faster memory

The 2023 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
2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
2021 ROG Zephyrus G14 - DDR4
3,200 MHz
Slightly more versatile connectivity

The 2023 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 G142023 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 2023 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
2023 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 G142023 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
2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 Price
Asus 2023 MUX ROG Zephyrus G14, Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 14" QHD (16:10) 165Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 9-7940HS, NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 4060, with Cloth(32GB|2TB)
Asus 2023 MUX ROG Zephyrus G14, Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 14" QHD (16:10) 165Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 9-7940HS, NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 4060, with Cloth(32GB|2TB)
By Asus
$1,349.90
$1,459.90 8% OFF
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402XV-G14.R94060 (AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 4060 8GB, 14" QHD+ 165Hz, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook - Moonlight White
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402XV-G14.R94060 (AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, RTX 4060 8GB, 14" QHD+ 165Hz, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook - Moonlight White
By EXCaliberPC
$1,349.00
$1,599.99 16% OFF
Asus 2023 MUX ROG Zephyrus G14, Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 14" QHD (16:10) 165Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 9-7940HS, NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 4060, with Cloth(48GB|2TB)
Asus 2023 MUX ROG Zephyrus G14, Thin & Light Gaming Laptop, 14" QHD (16:10) 165Hz Display, AMD Ryzen 9-7940HS, NVIDIA GEFORCE RTX 4060, with Cloth(48GB|2TB)
By Asus
$1,509.99

Availability

2021 ROG Zephyrus G142023 ROG Zephyrus G14
Released20212023
Release DateAnnounced on January 13, 2021 (CES 2021)Announced on January 04, 2023 (CES 2023)
Applicable Models-
  • ROG Zephyrus G14
  • ROG Zephyrus G14 (2023)
  • ROG Zephyrus G14 (2023) GA402
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402XI
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402XY
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 GA402XZ
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 0.77 ~ 0.81 inches (312 x 227 x 19.5 ~ 20.5 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
3.79 lbs. (1.72 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.
  • Gaming Hotkeys
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • 50% larger 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” QHD+ 165HzNebula HDR
    16:10 2560 x 1600 165Hz 100% DCI-P3 3ms response time Pantone Validated IPS Level Anti-Glare G-Sync / Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated MUX Switch + NVIDIA Advanced Optimus Supports Dolby Vision HDR
  • 14” FHD+ 144Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 144Hz 100% sRGB 3ms response time Pantone Validated IPS Level Anti-Glare G-Sync / Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated MUX Switch + NVIDIA Advanced Optimus Supports Dolby Vision HDR

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
2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (4)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (4)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    UHS-II
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)

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 7735HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.75 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 35W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 7940HS
    8 cores, 16 threads, 4.00 → 5.20 GHz, 8MB 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 7735HS
    AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 2200 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 7940HS
    AMD Radeon™ 780M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 3000 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB
Dual-Channel DDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 8GB or 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Memory Slots
  • 1 x 16 GB Onboard memory.
  • 1 x SO-DIMM DDR5 slot.
Memory Configurations
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).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 3050 - 6GB GDDR6
    1732 MHz at 80W with ROG Boost up to 1782 MHz at 95W (15W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4050 - 6GB GDDR6
    2355 MHz at 95W with ROG Boost up to 2405 MHz at 120W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4060 - 8GB GDDR6
    2250 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 2300 MHz at 125W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4070 - 8GB GDDR6
    1980 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 2030 MHz at 125W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4080 - 12GB GDDR6
    1665 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 1715 MHz at 125W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4090 - 16GB GDDR6
    1455 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 1505 MHz at 125W (25W Dynamic Boost).
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 G142023 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.
  • 200W
     ø6.0 mm 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 1080p FHD camera.
    Top-mount front camera.
  • 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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Sensors-IR Camera
Security
  • One-Touch Login
    Fingerprint on the power button.
  • Kensington Lock Slot
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
  • Kensington Lock Slot
In the box-
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus G14
  • Power Adapter
Warranty-Standard 1-year warranty.

Key Features

2021 ROG Zephyrus G142023 ROG Zephyrus G14
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
2023
16:10
14”
1600p 165Hz
Weight
3.79 lb
1.72 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-7940HS
8C/16T, 4.00 → 5.20 GHz
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ 780M Graphics
12 Graphics Cores, 3000 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2023 ROG Zephyrus G14 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4090
16GB GDDR6 125W Max

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