2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16

Here's what you need to know about 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16

Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16.

Supports Windows 11

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 9-7945HX
4GB RAM16GB → 64GB
64GB Drive1TB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU16 cores
Upgradable storage

The 2023 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.

Upgradable memory
One RAM slot. Learn more.
Supports discrete graphics
Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 16GB GDDR6 175W Max TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX + GeForce RTX 4090

Hold nothing back with the most powerful mobile gaming processor from AMD. The ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 engineering allows up to 65W TDP for AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX and up to 175W TGP for the Nvidia Geforce RTX 4090. It also has other great features and high-performance components, including:

  • Supports up to 64GB of DDR5-4800 memory.
  • Supports up to 2 x 2TB PCIe Gen 4x4 SSD with RAID-0.
  • Shipped with Windows 11 Pro.
New 16” QHD+ 240Hz ROG Nebular HDR display

The new Zephyrus Duo 16 comes with a 16-inch 16:10 QHD+ Nebular HDR display that uses the mini LED panel with 1024 dimming zones. The display can deliver up to 1100 nits peak brightness for stunning HDR gameplay and has other great features, including:

  • 100% DCI-P3 color gamut.
  • Supports FreeSynC Premium Pro.
  • Dolby Vision HDR 1000.
  • 3ms response time.
Two DDR5 memory slots

Unlike the previous model, which has only a RAM slot while another module is already soldered to the motherboard, that limits its maximum supported memory to only 48GB. The new Duo 16 motherboard design comes with two DDR5 RAM slots that support up to 64GB of dual-channel DDR5 memory.

Improved ROG ScreenPad Plus

The new ROG ScreenPad Plus is now better with the new Corning® Gorilla Glass DXC and a new anti-fingerprint coating. It helps:

  • Reduced surface reflections
  • 40% better scratch resistance.
Welcomed improvements
  • Better 1080p FHD webcam
  • More powerful 330W power adapter.
Supports larger memory

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 supports a larger memory capacity than the 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16. It supports up to 64GB versus 48GB of system memory on the 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16.

Max system memory size
2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
64 GB
2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
48 GB

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

No FHD and 4K display options
About 7% heavier

The 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 weighed 5.89 pounds, 7% heavier than the 5.51 pounds 2022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16.

Weight2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 162022 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Pound
5.89 lbs.
5.51 lbs.
Kilogram
2.67 kg
2.50 kg

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Key Features

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
At Glance
Released in Early
2023
16:10 QHD 240Hz
16”
w/ ScreenPad+
Weight
5.89 lb
2.67 kg
Powered By
AMD Ryzen 9-7945HX
16C/32T, 2.50 → 5.40 GHz
With integrated
AMD Radeon™ 610M Graphics
2 Graphics Cores, 2200 → 400 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 4090
16GB GDDR6 175W Max TGP

Availability

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Released2023
Release DateAnnounced on January 04, 2023 (CES 2023)
Applicable Models
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
  • ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 (2023)
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PV (RTX 4060)
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PI (RTX 4070)
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PZ (RTX 4080)
  • 2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 GX650PY (RTX 4090)
Generations
Stores

Exterior

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Dimensions13.98 x 10.47 x 0.81 ~ 1.17” (355 x 266 x 20.5 ~ 29.7 mm)
Weight5.89 lbs (2.67 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.
2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16 Keyboard and Touchpad
Image Source: ASUS

Display

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Size16 Inches
InfoMain Screen
  • 16” QHD+ ROG Nebular HDR 240Hz Display
    16:10 2560 x 1600 Mini LED 1100 nits 240Hz refresh rate 3ms response time Pantone Validated 100% DCI-P3 FreeSync Premium Pro Optimus Dolby Vision HDR Anti-glare
ScreenPad™ Plus
  • 14.1” 4K UHD
    Touch screen Anti-glare Fully supports stylus

Ports

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Ports
2023 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

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Processor
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX
    16 cores, 32 threads, 2.50 → 5.40 GHz, 16MB L2 Cache, 64MB L3 Cache, 55W
Integrated Graphics
  1. AMD Ryzen™ 9 7945HX
    AMD Radeon™ 610M Graphics
    2 Graphics Cores, 2200 → 400 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
Dual-Channel 4800MHz DDR5 SDRAM.
2 x SODIMM slots
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4060 - 8GB GDDR6
    2370 MHz at 115W with ROG Boost up to 2420 MHz at 140W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4070 - 8GB GDDR6
    2175 MHz at 115W with ROG Boost up to 2225 MHz at 140W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4080 - 12GB GDDR6
    2280 MHz at 150W with ROG Boost up to 2330 MHz at 175W (25W Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 4090 - 16GB GDDR6
    2040 MHz at 150W with ROG Boost up to 2090 MHz at 175W (25W Dynamic Boost).
Storage
1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.

Connectivity

2023 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

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Size90 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion)
Power Supply
330W
  ø6.0 mm power adapter.
Supports USB-C™ Power Delivery 3.0 up to 100W

Software

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
OSWindows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate Screen Xpert Aura Creator

Camera & Audio

2023 ROG Zephyrus Duo 16
Camera
  • Front-facing 1080p FHD camera.
    Top-mount front camera.
  • Built-in IR Camera. 
    For Windows Hello Facial Authentication.
Audio
  • 6 speakers sounding system
    • 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

2023 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 (2023)
  • Power adapter
  • Palm rest
  • ROG Ranger BP2701 Gaming Backpack (Optional)
  • ROG Fusion II 300 (Optional)
  • ROG Gladius III Mouse P514 (Optional)