ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) and ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)

The ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) features the 45W 11th Generation Intel Tiger Lake 8-core Intel Core i9-11800H up to 8-core Intel Core i9-11900H with the boost speed up to 4.90 GHz. While the ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020) features the 45W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake 6-core Intel Core i7-10750H 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 17.3″ ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) and the 17.3″ ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) vs. ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020): Specs Comparison

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ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)

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ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)

Key Features
What's new
  • Up to 11th Gen Core™ i9 CPU and GeForce RTX™ 3080 GPU
  • Mechanical keyboard angles up to boost comfort and cooling
  • Choice of QHD 165Hz with G-SYNC or 4K 120Hz displays with DCI-P3 color
  • Noise-reducing camera, Thunderbolt 4, and a configurable Multiwheel
AvailabilityROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Released20212020
Release InfoAnnounced on May 11, 2021
ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz 4K Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, Intel Core i9-11900H, 32GB DDR4, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 10, GX703HS-XB99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz 4K Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, Intel Core i9-11900H, 32GB DDR4, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 10, GX703HS-XB99
By ASUS
$7,029.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
By ASUS
$2,399.99
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 15.6" Gaming QHD Laptop Computer, 8 Core AMD Ryzen 9 R9-5900HS GHz, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit Keyboard,No DVD,Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,Windows 10| VATTE HDMI Cable
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 15.6" Gaming QHD Laptop Computer, 8 Core AMD Ryzen 9 R9-5900HS GHz, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit Keyboard,No DVD,Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,Windows 10| VATTE HDMI Cable
By ASUS
$2,999.99
ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020) Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 300Hz 17.3" FHD 3ms IPS Level, Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super, 32GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GX701LXS-XS78
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 300Hz 17.3" FHD 3ms IPS Level, Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super, 32GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GX701LXS-XS78
By ASUS
$4,599.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
By ASUS
$2,399.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 - 17.3" 144 Hz - GeForce RTX 2060 - Intel Core i7-10750H - 16 GB DDR4 - 1 TB PCIe SSD - Per-Key RGB - Win10 Pro - Gaming Laptop GX701LV-DS76 (Renewed)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 - 17.3" 144 Hz - GeForce RTX 2060 - Intel Core i7-10750H - 16 GB DDR4 - 1 TB PCIe SSD - Per-Key RGB - Win10 Pro - Gaming Laptop GX701LV-DS76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,949.99
DisplayROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Size17.3 Inches17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” 4K UHD 120Hz Display
    16:9 Aspect Ratio 3840 x 1600 IPS 120Hz refresh rate 3ms response time 500-nits Dolby Vision Patone Validated 100% DCI-P3 Anti-Glare
  • 17.3” WQHD 165Hz Display
    16:9 Aspect Ratio 3840 x 1600 IPS 120Hz refresh rate 3ms response time Nvidia G-Sync Patone Validated 100% DCI-P3 Anti-Glare
  • 17.3-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated
  • 17.3-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 300Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, Pantone® Validated
ExteriorROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions15.51” x 10.39” x 0.78” (394 x 264 x 19.9 mm)15.70” x 10.70” x 0.73” (399 x 272 x 18.7 mm)
Weight5.73 lbs (2.60 kg)5.73 lbs (2.6 kg)
Colors
Black
Brushed Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size backlit chicklet keyboard
    5° angle lift 1.9 mm key travel 0.15 keycap dish Per-Key RGB Aura Sync N key rollover
  • Hotkeys
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • Integrated Fingerprint Sensor
  • Trackpad - 125% larger and more accurate matte glass precision trackpad.
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • Per-key RGB lighting
  • Aura Sync
  • 1.4mm travel distance
  • N key rollover
Ports
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 4
    with USB 4 Type-C, DisplayPort™ 1.4 and  100W Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports DisplayPort™ and  100W Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 3 x USB-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x SD Card Reader 
    Supports UHS-II up to 312 MB/s.
  • 1 x 3.5mm Audio jack
  • 1 x DC-in
  • 1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 with USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
    Supports DisplayPort™ 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0.
  • 1 x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2
    Supports DisplayPort™ 1.4.
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
Internal SpecsROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Processor
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.30 → 4.60 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.50 → 4.90 GHz, 24MB 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
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11800H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 MHz
  • 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-11900H
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 350 → 1450 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
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1802MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 - 8GB GDDR6
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1660MHz at 125W (140W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 - 16GB GDDR6
    Supports ROG Boost up to 1645MHz at 125W (140W with Dynamic Boost).
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 GX701LV
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1660MHz, 115W).
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 GX701LWS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2070 SUPER™
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1380MHz, 115W).
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 GX701LXS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM (Boost Clock: 1330MHz, 90W).
MemoryUp to 48GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
1 x 16GB on-board memory and 1 x SO-DIMM slot up to 32GB of DDR4 SDRAM.
Up to 48GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
Storage
  • Single
    • 512GB1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
  • Dual
    • 2 x 512GB2 x 1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
  • Triple
    • 3 x 512GB3 x 1TB
      M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD
      Supports RAID 0.
512GB1TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 with RAID 0 support
ConnectivityROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)Intel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
  • Gigabit LAN
    Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
Size90 Wh
4-cell Li-ion battery
Battery Life
  • Up to 10 hours of video playback.
  • Up to 6 hours 21 minutes of web browsing.
Power Supply
  • 280W power adaptor
    Propriety charger.
  • Supports charging via USB-C
    Supports USB Type-C PD 3.0 up to 10W.
240W power adaptor
Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 65W.
SoftwareROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
OSWindows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate1M Xbox Game Pass GameVisual Scenario Profiles Multiwheel Android/iOS App Office 365 Trial
Armoury CrateGameFirst VIGameVisualSonic Studio III
Camera & AudioROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
CameraHD Front-facing camera
720p (1280 x 720) camera.
Audio
  • 2 x 1W tweeter with Smart Amp Technology
  • Audio by Dolby Atmos
  • Built-in array microphone
  • AI mic noise-canceling
  • 2 speakers with Smart AMP technology
  • Array Microphones
MiscROG Zephyrus S17 (2021)ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020)
SensorsThe fingerprint sensor on the power button
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Kensington Lock
  • Fingerprint Authentication
  • Kensington lock slot
In the box
  • ROG Ranger BP2701 Gaming Backpack
  • ROG Delta headset
  • ROG Chakram Core mouse P511
  • TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter
    Output: 20V DC, 5A, 100W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal
ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz 4K Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, Intel Core i9-11900H, 32GB DDR4, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 10, GX703HS-XB99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 (2021) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz 4K Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, Intel Core i9-11900H, 32GB DDR4, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 4, Windows 10, GX703HS-XB99
By ASUS
$7,029.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
By ASUS
$2,399.99
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 15.6" Gaming QHD Laptop Computer, 8 Core AMD Ryzen 9 R9-5900HS GHz, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit Keyboard,No DVD,Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,Windows 10| VATTE HDMI Cable
2021 ASUS ROG Zephyrus 15.6" Gaming QHD Laptop Computer, 8 Core AMD Ryzen 9 R9-5900HS GHz, 40GB RAM, 2TB SSD, GeForce RTX 3070, Backlit Keyboard,No DVD,Bluetooth,Wi-Fi,Windows 10| VATTE HDMI Cable
By ASUS
$2,999.99
ROG Zephyrus S17 (2020) Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 300Hz 17.3" FHD 3ms IPS Level, Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super, 32GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GX701LXS-XS78
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 300Hz 17.3" FHD 3ms IPS Level, Intel Core i7-10875H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Super, 32GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Wi-Fi 6, Per-Key RGB, Windows 10 Pro, GX701LXS-XS78
By ASUS
$4,599.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 300Hz FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, Intel Core i7-10750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Thunderbolt 3, Win10 Pro, GX701LWS-XS76
By ASUS
$2,399.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 - 17.3" 144 Hz - GeForce RTX 2060 - Intel Core i7-10750H - 16 GB DDR4 - 1 TB PCIe SSD - Per-Key RGB - Win10 Pro - Gaming Laptop GX701LV-DS76 (Renewed)
ASUS ROG Zephyrus S17 - 17.3" 144 Hz - GeForce RTX 2060 - Intel Core i7-10750H - 16 GB DDR4 - 1 TB PCIe SSD - Per-Key RGB - Win10 Pro - Gaming Laptop GX701LV-DS76 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,949.99
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