Comparison of ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74) vs Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A)
Comparison of Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A) vs ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74) vs Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A)

$1,947.91
$1,799.00
$1,649.00

Comparison summary

For performance ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 has a lot better processor.

The laptops have different operating systems, ROG Zephyrus GX501 has Windows 10 Home and Apple MacBook Pro has macOS.

For displaying graphics ROG Zephyrus GX501 has a lot better performing graphics card.

ROG Zephyrus GX501 has a bigger screen. For carrying Pro is lighter.

Pro is cheaper.

Compare technical specifications of ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74)
Compare technical specifications of Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A)

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74)

Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A)

Compare specifications

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 (GX501GI-XS74)Apple MacBook Pro (MWP42LL/A)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
Intel Core i7-8750HIntel Core i5 Series
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
16gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce GTX 1080Intel Iris Plus
Screen size
15.6″13″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)-
Weight
4.97 lbs (2.25 kg)3.1 lbs (1.41 kg)
Size (length x width x height)
13.41 x 9.76 x 2.41 inches
(34.06 x 24.78 x 6.12 cm)
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomemacOS
Hard drives
500gb SSD500gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$1,947.91$1,799.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$1,947.91$1,649.00
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$1,599.88$1,428.49
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Amazon.com description

ASUS ROG Zephyrus GX501 Ultra Slim Gaming Laptop, 15.6” FHD 144Hz 3ms IPS-Type G-SYNC, GeForce GTX 1080, Intel Core i7-8750H, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, Win 10 Pro, GX501GI-XS74

Powerful and efficient GeForce GTX 1080 8GB with Max-Q design and 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H (up to 3.9 GHz) Processor

Ultra-thin and ultra-light gaming laptop with a thickness of only 0.7" (with the lid closed) and weighing only 4.9lbs

144Hz 15.6" Full HD IPS-Type AHVA G-SYNC Display with 3ms response time

Fastest SSD and RAM: featuring 512GB PCIe SSD (Hyperdrive up to 3478 MB/s sequential read rate) and 16GB DDR4 2666MHz; Windows 10 Home

Quiet and cool featuring ROG Active Aerodynamic System which improves airflow by up to 40 percent and reduces temperatures by up to 20 percent compared to conventional cooling. (Actual cooling performance varies)

Apple MacBook Pro with Intel Processor (13-inch, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD Storage) - Space Gray

Tenth-generation quad-core Intel Core i5 processor

Brilliant Retina display with True Tone technology

Backlit Magic Keyboard

Touch Bar and Touch ID

Intel Iris Plus Graphics

Four Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports

Up to 10 hours of battery life

Force Touch trackpad