2023 ROG Flow X16

Here's what you need to know about 2023 ROG Flow X16 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

2023 ROG Flow X16 image

2023 ROG Flow X16

Our analysis and reviews

2023 ROG Flow X16 image

What we like

Reasons to like about 2023 ROG Flow X16.

Supports Windows 11

The 2023 ROG Flow X16 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2023 ROG Flow X16
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i9-13900H
4GB RAM8GB → 64GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU14 cores
Upgradable storage

The 2023 ROG Flow X16 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more.

Upgradable memory
Two RAM slots. Learn more.
Supports discrete graphics
Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4070 8GB GDDR6 120W Max TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Faster I/O ports
Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-13900H inside 2023 ROG Flow X16 has a 60% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS inside 2022 ROG Flow X16.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2023 ROG Flow X16 - Intel Core i9-13900H
14,490
2022 ROG Flow X16 - AMD Ryzen 9-6900HS
9,043
Slightly more versatile connectivity

The 2023 ROG Flow X16 has better versatile I/O connectivity than the 2022 ROG Flow X16. It has seven versus six commonly used ports and slots on the 2022 ROG Flow X16.

Ports2023 ROG Flow X162022 ROG Flow X16
HDMIYesYes
headphone jackYesYes
microSD card slotYesYes
power portYesYes
USB-AYesYes
USB-CYesYes
Thunderbolt 4YesNo

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 5% heavier

The 2023 ROG Flow X16 weighed 4.85 pounds, 5% heavier than the 4.63 pounds 2022 ROG Flow X16.

Weight2023 ROG Flow X162022 ROG Flow X16
Pound
4.85 lbs.
4.63 lbs.
Kilogram
2.20 kg
2.10 kg

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Key Features

2023 ROG Flow X16
At Glance
Released in Early
2023
16:10
16”
1600p 240Hz
Weight
4.85 lb
2.20 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
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2023 ROG Flow X16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4070
8GB GDDR6 120W Max TGP
Supports
ROG XG Mobile
With RTX 4090 16GB GDDR6
Quad Speakers
With Dolby Atmos
3D Mic Array
with AI noise-canceling tech
360° Hinge
Laptop, Tablet, Stand, Tent Mode
Supports
AURA SYNC
Aura Sync Light Bar

Availability

2023 ROG Flow X16
Released2023
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2023 (CES 2023)
Applicable Models
  • ROG Flow X16 Convertible
  • ROG Flow X16 (2023) GV601
  • ASUS ROG Flow X16 2023
  • 2023 ROG Flow X16 GV601
  • ROG Flow X16 (2023) GV301VI
  • ROG Flow X16 (2023) GV301VV
  • ROG Flow X16 (2023) GV301VU
Generations
Stores

Exterior

2023 ROG Flow X16
Dimensions13.98 x 9.57 x 0.76 ~ 0.86” (355 x 243 x 19.4 ~ 21.9 mm)
Weight4.85 lbs. (2.20 kg)
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size RGB backlit chicklet keyboard
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • Hotkeys:
    Volume up Volume down Microphone mute ROG Armoury Crate
  • N-KEY rollover
2023 ROG Flow X16 Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: ASUS
Chasis Information360° Convertible Design
Laptop Mode Tablet Mode Stand Mode Tent Mode

Display

2023 ROG Flow X16
Size16 Inches
Info16” QHD+ 240Hz Nebula HDR
16:10 2560 x 1600 240Hz 3ms response time 100% DCI-P3 Pantone Validated Touch Screen Stylus support IPS Level Glossy Adaptive-Sync FreeSync Premium Pro MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision HDR

Ports

2023 ROG Flow X16
Ports
2023 ROG Flow X16 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (6)
  • 1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface
    Exclusive interface with PCIe 3.0 x8
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, G-Sync, PD charging, Integrated with XG Mobile Interface
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4, Power Delivery
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
  • 1 x power port
Right (3)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x microSD card slot

Internal Specs

2023 ROG Flow X16
Processor
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.60 → 5.40 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2023 ROG Flow X161
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H1,889100.00%
01,889

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2023 ROG Flow X161
13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H14,490100.00%
014,490
Integrated Graphics
  1. 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1500 MHz
Memory
  • Memory Info
    • 2 x SO-DIMM slots
    • Type: Single or Dual-Channel DDR5
    • Speed: 4800 MHz
  • Memory Configurations
    • 8GB 16GB
      Single Channel
    • 16GB 32GB 64GB
      Dual Channel
Discrete GraphicsOptional Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4050 - 6GB GDDR6
    2355 MHz at 80W with ROG Boost up to 2405 MHz at 105W (25W 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).
ROG XG Mobile
  • GPU
    • Thrid Gen - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 - 16GB GDDR6
    • Second Gen - AMD Radeon™ RX 6850M XT - 12GB GDDR6
    • First Gen - NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 - 8GB GDDR6
  • Ports
    • 3 x USB-A
      USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
    • 1 x USB-C 
      USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps).
    • 1 x RJ-45
      2.5 Gbps Ethernet port.
    • 1 x HDMI 2.1
    • 1 x DisplayPort 1.4 
      Supports G-Sync
    • 1 x SD card reader 
      Supports UHS-II (up to 312 MB/s)
    • 1 x DC-in
  • Dimensions: 217 x 165 x 32.6 mm
  • Weight: 1.3 kg
  • 330W power supply
 
Storage
512GB 1TB
PCIe Gen 4 SSD
2 x M.2 2230/2280 slot.
Fans Number3

Connectivity

2023 ROG Flow X16
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2

Battery

2023 ROG Flow X16
Size90 Wh
4-cell lithium-ion
Power Supply
240W 280W
barrel-type power adaptor
ø6.0 mm barrel plug.

Software

2023 ROG Flow X16
OSWindows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate GameVisual 1M Xbox Game Pass

Camera & Audio

2023 ROG Flow X16
Camera
  • FHD Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera.
  • Built-in IR Camera
    For Windows Hello
AudioSpeaker
  • 4 x speakers with Smart Amp Technology
  • Supports Dolby Atmos
  • Supports DAC and Virtual 5.1.2-channel Dolby Atmos.
  • Hi-Res certification.
Microphone
  • Built-in 3-microphone array
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
  • Supports Microsoft Cortana near field/Far field.

Misc

2023 ROG Flow X16
InkingSupports ASUS Pen.
Security
  • Windows Hello Facial Recognition
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
In the box
  • ROG Flow X16
  • 130W PD adaptor
  • Optional ROG backpack
  • Optional Gladius III P514
  • Optional ROG Fusion II 300
  • Optional Stylus SA203H

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