2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 vs. 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16: Full specs comparison

We have comprehensively analyzed the technical specifications for the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 and 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 models. Our report includes intricate details such as the CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Pros

Reasons that 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 is better than 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16.

Supports faster memory

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 supports a faster memory speed than the 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16.

Memory type and speed
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 - DDR4
3,200 MHz

2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 Pros

Reasons that 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 is better than 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

About 5% lighter

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 weighed 4.41 pounds, 5% lighter than the 4.63 pounds 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Weight2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Pound
4.63 lbs.
4.41 lbs.
Kilogram
2.10 kg
2.00 kg
Has one more port and slot

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 has more ports and slots count than the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16. It has ten versus nine amount of ports and slots on the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Ports2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
lock slotYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
power portYesYes
RJ-45NoYes
Thunderbolt 4YesYes
USB-AYes x2Yes x2
USB-CYesYes
Total910
Slightly more versatile connectivity

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16. It has eight versus seven commonly used ports and slots on the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Ports2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
power portYesYes
Thunderbolt 4YesYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYesYes
RJ-45NoYes

Key Similars

Similar characteristics share between 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 and 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16.

Supports the same maximum memory size of up to 48GB

Both laptops supports up to 48GB of system memory.

Max system memory size
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16
48 GB
2023 ROG Zephyrus G16
48 GB
Upgradable memory

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

Memory2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Slots
x1
x0,1
TypeDDR5DDR4

Prices

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

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 16GB DDR5 RAM, 1TB SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$1,825.31
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI-M16.I94070 (i9-13900H, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 4070 8GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI-M16.I94070 (i9-13900H, 16GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 4070 8GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11) Gaming Notebook
By EXCaliberPC
$1,869.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, USB Type A&C, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop 2023 Newest, 16" QHD 240Hz Display, 13th Gen Intel Core i9 13900H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070, 64GB DDR5 RAM, 2TB SSD, USB Type A&C, Backlit Keyboard, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$2,289.00
2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 Price
ASUS 2023 Newest ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop, 16" FHD 165Hz Display, 13th Gen Core i7-13620H (4.9GHz), GeForce RTX 4060, 48GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wifi6, USB Type A&C, Windows 11 Home
ASUS 2023 Newest ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop, 16" FHD 165Hz Display, 13th Gen Core i7-13620H (4.9GHz), GeForce RTX 4060, 48GB RAM, 2TB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wifi6, USB Type A&C, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$1,449.99
$1,545.00 6% OFF
ASUS 2023 Newest ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop, 16" FHD 165Hz Laptop,13th Gen Core i7-13620H(10-core), GeForce RTX 4060, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6E, USB Type A&C, Windows 11 Home
ASUS 2023 Newest ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop, 16" FHD 165Hz Laptop,13th Gen Core i7-13620H(10-core), GeForce RTX 4060, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Wi-Fi 6E, USB Type A&C, Windows 11 Home
By ASUS
$1,273.02
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop 2023, MUX switch, 16” WUXGA 165Hz, Latest 10-Core i7-13620H CPU, RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6, Thin & Light, RGB, Win 11 H, W/Cloth (32GB RAM | 1TB PCIe SSD)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus G16 Gaming Laptop 2023, MUX switch, 16” WUXGA 165Hz, Latest 10-Core i7-13620H CPU, RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6, Thin & Light, RGB, Win 11 H, W/Cloth (32GB RAM | 1TB PCIe SSD)
By ASUS
$1,319.90

Availability

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Released20232023
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2022 (CES 2023)Announced on January 04, 2023 (CES 2023)
Applicable Models
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VI
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VY
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 GU604VZ
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus G16
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 (2023)
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603VI
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603VU
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603VV
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603ZI
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603ZU
  • ROG Zephyrus G16 GA603ZV
Generations

Exterior

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Size Comparison
2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Dimensions13.98” x 9.69” x 0.78 ~ 0.88” (355 x 246 x 19.9 ~ 22.3 mm)13.98” x 9.57” x 0.78 ~ 0.88” (355 x 243 x 19.9 ~ 22.3 mm)
Weight4.63 lbs (2.1 kg)4.41 lbs (2.0 kg)
Colors
Black
Eclipse Gray Moonlight White
Keyboard and TrackpadStealth Type Keyboard
  • Full-size backlit chicklet keyboard
  • 1.7 mm key travel
  • Overstroke technology
  • Aura Sync
  • N key rollover
  • Hotkeys
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • Trackpad - large and more accurate glass precision trackpad.
  • Full-size backlit keyboard
    1.7 mm key travel 20M key press lifetime N-Key Rollover
  • Hotkeys 
    Volume down volume up mute Armoury Crate
  • Microsoft Precision Touchpad
Chasis InformationOptional AniMe Matrix™
  • 180° ErgoLift hinge - for more flexible viewing and a wide touchpad for easy navigation.

Display

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Size16 Inches16 Inches
Info16” QHD+ ROG Nebular HDR 240Hz Display
16:10 Aspect Ratio 2560 x 1600 IPS 240Hz refresh rate 3ms response time Pantone Validated 100% DCI-P3 G-Sync / Adaptive Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision HDR
  • 16” FHD+ 165Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 165Hz 100% sRGB IPS Level anti-glare G-Sync/Adaptive-Sync MUX Switch + Advanced Optimus Dolby Vision HDR
  • 16” QHD+ 240Hz Nebula Display
    16:10 2560 x 1600 240Hz 100% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated IPS Level anti-glare G-Sync/Adaptive-Sync MUX Switch + Advanced Optimus Dolby Vision HDR

Ports

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (5)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (4)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x lock slot
    Kensington Lock
2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (7)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x RJ-45
    1 Gbps
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery 3.0
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (3)
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    Supports UHS-II format
  • 1 x lock slot
    Kensington Lock

Internal Specs

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Processor
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.30 → 4.70 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  2. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Memory
  • Slots 2 x SO-DIMM slots
  • Type DDR5 SDRAM
  • Speed 4800 MHz
  • Max 64GB
  • Memory Info
    • 1 x 16GB Onboard
    • 1 x SO-DIMM slot
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR4
    • Speed: 3200 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 32GB 48GB
      Dual Channel
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1980MHz at 115W (2030MHz at 140W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080
    12GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1665MHz at 120W (1715MHz at 145W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090
    16GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1505MHz at 145W (1455MHz at 145W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4050 - 6GB GDDR6
    2355 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 2405 MHz at 120W (20W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4060 - 8GB GDDR6
    2250 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 23oo MHz at 120W (20W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4070 - 8GB GDDR6
    1980 MHz at 100W with ROG Boost up to 203o MHz at 120W (20W Dynamic Boost).
Storage
  • Single
    • 512GB 1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Dual
    • 512GB+512GB 1TB+1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
512GB 1TB 2TB
PCIe Gen 4 SSD.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.

Connectivity

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.2
Ethernet- Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Battery

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Size90 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
90 Wh (4-cell Lithium-ion)
Power Supply
  • 280W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports fast charging technology with up to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • 240W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.

Software

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
OSWindows 11 ProWindows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate
Armoury Crate

Camera & Audio

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
Camera
  • Front-facing 1080p FHD camera.
    Top-mount front camera.
  • Built-in IR Camera. 
    For Windows Hello Facial Authentication.
  • 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
  • 2 x 2W tweeter
  • 2 x 2W dual-force woofer with Smart Amp Technology
  • Audio by Dolby Atmos
  • Hi-Res audio certification
  • Built-in array microphone
  • AI mic noise-canceling
  • 4 x 2W woofer with Smart Amp Technology.
  • 2 x 2W tweeter.
  • Supports Dolby Atmos.
  • HiRes certification
  • Built-in array microphone.
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

Misc

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
SensorsIR Camera
  • IR Camera
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Kensington Lock
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
  • Windows Hello Face Unlock
  • Kensington Lock Slot
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
In the box
  • ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)
  • Barrel-type power adapter
  • ROG Backpack (optional)
  • ROG Fusion II 300 (optional)
  • ROG Gladius III Mouse P514 (optional)
  • 100W USB-C AC Adapter (optional)
  • ROG Zephyrus G16
  • Optional ROG backpack
  • Optional Gladius III Mouse P514
  • Optional ROG Fusion II 300
  • TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter
    Output: 20V DC, 5A, 100W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal (optional)
Warranty-Standard 1-year limited warranty

Key Features

2023 ROG Zephyrus M162023 ROG Zephyrus G16
At Glance
Released in Early
2023
16:10 QHD+
16”
1600p 240Hz
Weight
4.63 lb
2.10 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i9-13900H
14C/20T, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,889
Single Core
Geekbench 5
14,490
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Upgradable up to
48GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4090
16GB GDDR6 145W Max
Released in Early
2023
16:10
16”
1600p 240Hz
Weight
4.41 lb
2.00 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-13900H
14C/20T, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,889
Single Core
Geekbench 5
14,490
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Upgradable up to
48GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2023 ROG Zephyrus G16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4070
8GB GDDR6 120W Max

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