2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 image

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16

Availability

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Released2022
Release DateAnnounced on January 05, 2022 (CES 2022)
Applicable Models
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
  • ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022)
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650RS
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650RX
  • 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650RW
Generations
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Price
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
By ASUS
$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
By ASUS
$3,046.09
$3,499.99 13% OFF
EXCaliberPC 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650RW-XS96 Pro Extreme (AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX, 32GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 3070Ti 8GB, 16" QHD+ 165Hz, Windows 11 Pro) Gaming Laptop
EXCaliberPC 2022 ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650RW-XS96 Pro Extreme (AMD Ryzen 9 6900HX, 32GB RAM, 1TB NVMe SSD, RTX 3070Ti 8GB, 16" QHD+ 165Hz, Windows 11 Pro) Gaming Laptop
By EXCaliberPC
$3,709.00
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
By EXCaliberPC
$3,699.00
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

Exterior

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Dimensions13.98 x 10.47 x 0.81” (355 x 266 x 20.5 mm)
Weight5.51 lbs (2.50 kg)
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size Backlit Chiclet Keyboard Per-Key RGB
  • Supports ASUS AURA Sync
  • 1.7mm key travel
  • N-KEY rollover
  • Precision Touchpad with integrated NumberPad technology.

Display

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Size16 Inches
InfoMain Screen
  • 16” FHD 165Hz
    16:10 1920 x 1200 165Hz 3ms 100% sRGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSync Premium Pantone Validated MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision HDR
  • 16” Switchable 4K UHD 120Hz / FHD 240Hz
    16:10 3840 x 2160 120Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSync Premium Pantone Validated MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision HDR
  • 16” QHD 165Hz
    16:10 2560 x 1600 165Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare FreeSync Premium Pantone Validated MUX Switch + Optimus VESA Certified Display HDR 1000
ScreenPad™ Plus
  • 14” FHD 60Hz
    1920x550 60Hz 72% NTSC touchscreen IPS Level Anti-Glare Supports Stylus
  • 14” UHD 60Hz
    3840 x 1100 60Hz 72% NTSC touchscreen IPS Level Anti-Glare Supports Stylus

Ports

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Ports
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (5)
  • 1 x power port
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4a with G-Sync supports, Power Delivery
  • 1 x microSD card slot
    UHS-II (312 MB/s)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Right (1)
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort 1.4a
Back (3)
  • 1 x RJ-45
    2.5 Gbps
  • 1 x USB-A
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1

Internal Specs

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.20 → 4.70 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.90 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 16MB L3 Cache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 161
AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800H1,45096.67%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX1,500100.00%
01,500

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 161
AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800H8,54896.30%
2
AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX8,876100.00%
08,876
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 7 6800H
    AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 2200 MHz
  2. AMD Ryzen™ 9 6900HX
    AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
    12 Graphics Cores, 2400 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB 48GB
Dual-Channel 5800MHz DDR5 Memory.
1 x 16GB Onboard Memory and 1 x SODIMM slot
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1702MHz at 115W (1752MHz at 140W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1410MHz at 125W (1460MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1545MHz at 125W (1595MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti
    16GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1395MHz at 140W (1445MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost or 165W in Manual Mode).
Storage
512GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.

Connectivity

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
Ethernet2.5 Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps.

Battery

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Size90 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion)
Power Supply
280W
  ø6.0 mm power adapter.
Supports USB-C™ Power Delivery 3.0 up to 100W

Software

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
OSWindows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate Screen Xpert Aura Creator

Camera & Audio

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Camera
  • 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

Misc

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
SensorsIR Camera
Security
  • BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
  • Windows Hello Facial Authentication
In the box
  • ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2022)
  • Power adapter
  • Palm rest
  • ROG RANGER BP2701 BACKPACK (optional)
  • ROG Delta headset (optional)
  • ROG Chakram Core mouse P511 (optional)
  • TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter (optional)

Key Features

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:10 QHD 165Hz
16”
w/ ScreenPad+
Weight
5.51 lb
2.50 kg
Up to
AMD Ryzen 9-6900HX
8C/16T, 3.30 → 4.90 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,500
Single Core
Geekbench 5
8,876
Multi-Core
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ 680M Graphics
12 Graphics Cores, 2400 MHz
Upgradable up to
48GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080Ti
16GB GDDR6 140W TGP

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Our analysis and reviews

2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 image

What we like

Reasons to like about 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16.

Supports Windows 11

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7-6800H → AMD Ryzen 9-6900HX
4GB RAM16GB → 48GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU8 cores
Upgradable storage

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 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 Slots2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 has an onboard memory module and an additional RAM slot for expansion. Learn more

Memory2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Slotsx0,1
TypeDDR5
Speed4800 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080Ti 16GB GDDR6 140W TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Slightly faster CPU performance

AMD Ryzen 9-6900HX inside 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 has a 15% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX inside 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 - AMD Ryzen 9-6900HX
8,876
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 - AMD Ryzen 7-6800H
8,548
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX
7,663
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE - AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
7,098
Supports faster memory

The 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 supports a faster memory speed than the 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the 2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE.

Memory type and speed
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
2021 ROG Zephyrus Duo 15 SE - DDR4
3,200 MHz

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