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

We have comprehensively compared the specifications for the 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 and ROG Zephyrus M models. The report includes detailed information regarding both models' CPU, memory, storage, battery life, display quality, and other features.

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 Pros

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

Significantly newer manufacturing

2023 vs. 2019

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-13900H inside 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 has a 196% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i7-9750H inside ROG Zephyrus M.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 - Intel Core i9-13900H
14,490
ROG Zephyrus M - Intel Core i7-9750H
4,880
Supports larger memory

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 supports a larger memory capacity than the ROG Zephyrus M. It supports up to 48GB versus 32GB of system memory on the ROG Zephyrus M.

Max system memory size
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16
48 GB
ROG Zephyrus M
32 GB
Supports faster memory

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 supports a faster memory speed than the ROG Zephyrus M. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 2666MHz of system memory on the ROG Zephyrus M.

Memory type and speed
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
ROG Zephyrus M - DDR4
2,666 MHz

ROG Zephyrus M Pros

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

About 10% lighter

ROG Zephyrus M weighed 4.18 pounds, 10% lighter than the 4.63 pounds 2023 ROG Zephyrus M16.

Weight2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Pound
4.63 lbs.
4.18 lbs.
Kilogram
2.10 kg
1.90 kg

Key Similars

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

Upgradable memory

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

Memory2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
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
ROG Zephyrus M Price
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-key RGB, Windows 10 Home, GU502GW-AH76
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-key RGB, Windows 10 Home, GU502GW-AH76
By ASUS
$1,595.65
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
ROG Zephyrus M Thin and Portable Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 240Hz FHD IPS, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 512B PCIe SSD, Per-key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GU502GU-XH74-BL, Blue
By Asus
$899.00
Asus GM501GM-WS74 ROG Zephyrus M 15.6" Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 144Hz IPS-Type G-SYNC Panel16GB DDR4 2666MHz
Asus GM501GM-WS74 ROG Zephyrus M 15.6" Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 144Hz IPS-Type G-SYNC Panel16GB DDR4 2666MHz
By Asus
$1,496.00

Availability

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Released20232019
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2022 (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
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Generations

Exterior

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Size Comparison
2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Dimensions13.98” x 9.69” x 0.78 ~ 0.88” (355 x 246 x 19.9 ~ 22.3 mm)14.17” x 9.92” x 0.74” (360 x 252 x 18.9 mm)
Weight4.63 lbs (2.1 kg)4.18 lbs (1.9 kg)
Colors
Black
Brushed Black
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.
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • N-key rollover
  • RGB lighting
  • Aura Sync
  • Hotkeys (Volume down, volume up, mute, Armoury Crate)
Chasis InformationOptional AniMe Matrix™-

Display

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Size16 Inches15.6 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
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 240Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated

Ports

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
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
ROG Zephyrus M Ports
Image Source: ASUS
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type C
    DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery.
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type A
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • 1 x Audio Jack Mic-in
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x Kensington Lock

Internal Specs

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Processor
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz, 12MB SmartCache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
  1. 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-9750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
Memory
  • Slots 2 x SO-DIMM slots
  • Type DDR5 SDRAM
  • Speed 4800 MHz
  • Max 64GB
8GB 16GB 32GB
DDR4 2666 MHz SDRAM.
8GB or 16GB on-board memory.
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).
ROG Zephyrus M GU502GW
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM
ROG Zephyrus M GU502GV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060 with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
ROG Zephyrus M GU502GU
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660 Ti with 8GB GDDR6 VRAM
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.
  • Single
    • 512GB 1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
  • Dual
    • 512GB+512GB 1TB+1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
      Supports RAID 0.

Connectivity

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® 802.11ac (2x2) Gigabit Wi-Fi
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.0
Ethernet-
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Battery

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Size90 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
-
Battery Life-
  • Up to 7 hours and 47 minutes
    Web Browsing.
  • Up to 8 hours and 41 minutes
    Video Playback.
Power Supply
  • 280W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports fast charging technology with up to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • 230W power adaptor
    Propriety charger.
  • Supports charging via USB-C
    Supports USB Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.

Software

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
OSWindows 11 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate
Armoury Crate GameFirst VI GameVisual

Camera & Audio

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
Camera
  • Front-facing 1080p FHD camera.
    Top-mount front camera.
  • Built-in IR Camera. 
    For Windows Hello Facial Authentication.
  • No Built-in camera.
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
  • 2 speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • Array Microphone

Misc

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
SensorsIR Camera-
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Kensington Lock
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
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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)
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Key Features

2023 ROG Zephyrus M16ROG Zephyrus M
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
2019
16:0
15.6”
1080p 240Hz
Weight
4.18 lb
1.90 kg
Powered By
Intel Core i7-9750H
6C/12T, 2.60 → 4.50 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,044
Single Core
Geekbench 5
4,880
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® UHD Graphics 630
24 Execution Units, 350 → 1150 MHz
Upgradable up to
32GB
2666 MHz DDR4
ROG Zephyrus M Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 2070
8GB GDDR6

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