2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE image

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE

Availability

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Released2021
Release DateAnnounced on February 1, 2021
Generations
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE Price
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE 15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 300Hz IPS Type FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, GX551QM-ES76
By ASUS
$1,099.99
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PZ-XS96 (AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 64GB RAM, 2TB WD NVMe SSD, RTX 4080 12GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11 Pro) Gaming Laptop
EXCaliberPC 2023 ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PZ-XS96 (AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 64GB RAM, 2TB WD NVMe SSD, RTX 4080 12GB, 16" QHD+ 240Hz 3ms, Windows 11 Pro) Gaming Laptop
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$3,699.00
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 16” 165Hz IPS Type WUXGA 16:10 Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 6800H, 16GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11, GX650RM-ES74
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 16” 165Hz IPS Type WUXGA 16:10 Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060, AMD Ryzen 7 6800H, 16GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11, GX650RM-ES74
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$2,549.99
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 16” Mini LED 240Hz/3ms, QHD 16:10 Display, 100% DCI-P3, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080, AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, GX650PZ-XS96
ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 16” Mini LED 240Hz/3ms, QHD 16:10 Display, 100% DCI-P3, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080, AMD Ryzen 9 7945HX, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, GX650PZ-XS96
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$3,046.09
$3,499.99 13% OFF
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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), White
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$1,479.90

Exterior

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Dimensions14.17 x 10.55 x 0.82” (360 x 268 x 20.9 mm)
Weight5.47 lbs (2.48 kg)
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size Backlit Chiclet Keyboard Per-Key RGB
  • Supports ASUS AURA Sync
  • 1.4mm key travel
  • N-KEY rollover

Display

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Size15.6 Inches
InfoMain Screen
  • 15.6” 4K UHD 120Hz
    16:9 3840 x 2160 120Hz 3ms 132.7% sRGB 100% Adobe RGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSync Pantone Validated
  • 15.6” FHD 300Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 300Hz 3ms 100% sRGB 75.35% Adobe RGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync Pantone Validated
ScreenPad™ Plus
  • 14.1” UHD 60Hz
    3840 x 1100 60Hz 72% NTSC touchscreen IPS Level Anti-Glare
  • 14.1” FHD 60Hz
    1920x550 60Hz 72% NTSC touchscreen IPS Level Anti-Glare
 

Ports

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Ports
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE Ports
Image Source: ASUS
  • 1 x USB Type-C™
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2, DisplayPort 1.4, PD input 20 V/5A;output 5 V/3A
  • 3 x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0b
  • 1 x Audio combo jack
  • 1 x RJ45
  • 1 x MicroSD card reader
    Supports MicroSD 4.0, with Bus Speed 312MB/s
  • 1 x DC-in

Internal Specs

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.60 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE1
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H1,33494.21%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX1,416100.00%
01,416

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE1
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H7,09892.63%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX7,663100.00%
07,663
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2000 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 5900HX
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB 48GB
Dual-Channel LPDDR4 3200MHz Memory.
1 x 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1802MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1660MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    16GB GDDR6 VRAM, with ROG Boost up to 1645MHz at 115W (130W with Dynamic Boost).
Storage
512GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.

Connectivity

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.1
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.

Battery

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Size90 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion)
Power Supply
240W 280W
  ø6.0 mm power adapter.
Supports USB-C™ Power Delivery 3.0 up to 100W

Software

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate Screen Xpert Aura Creator 1M Xbox Game Pass

Camera & Audio

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
CameraNo built-in webcam.
Audio
  • 2 x 4W speaker with Smart Amp Technology.
  • 2 x 2W tweeter.
  • Supports Dolby Atmos.
  • Built-in array microphone
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

Key Features

2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
At Glance
Released in Early
2021
16:9 4K 120Hz
15.6”
w/ ScreenPad+
Weight
5.47 lb
2.48 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX
8C/16T, 3.30 → 4.60 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,416
Single Core
Geekbench 5
7,663
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ Graphics
8 Graphics Cores, 2100 MHz
Upgradable up to
48GB
3200 MHz DDR4
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080
16GB GDDR6 115W TGP

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE.

Supports Windows 11

The 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7-5800H → AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX
4GB RAM16GB → 48GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Upgradable storage

The 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE 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

Storage Slots2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE has an onboard memory module and an additional RAM slot for expansion. Learn more

Memory2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE
Slotsx0,1
TypeDDR4
Speed3200 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6 115W TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX inside 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE has a 9% better multi-core CPU performance score than the Intel Core i9-10980HK inside 2020 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX
7,663
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE - AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
7,098
2020 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 - Intel Core i9-10980HK
7,013
2020 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 - Intel Core i7-10875H
6,874