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Asus' Zephyrus laptop is so slim you'll forget it's for gaming

Strap yourself in and feel the R.O.G's.

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The Asus ROG Zephyrus notebook

The standout of Asus' Republic of Gamers stand at Computex 2017 in Taipei, the Zephyrus is a seriously powerful gaming notebook with a seriously slim profile. 

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Lightweight performance

Weighing in at just 2.2 kilograms (5 pounds) the notebook has been kitted out with an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, optimised with new Max-Q technology

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The notebook measures just 18mm thick. 

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On Brand

The Zephyrus name runs in gold along the back of the notebook.

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Built for gamers

Gamers will be able to find their go-to keys thanks to white highlighting on the keyboard. 

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ROG

The ROG logo dominates the space above the keyboard, underneath a 15.6-inch Full HD display.

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The full set-up

Asus demo'd the Zephyrus with a full ROG set-up on the show floor. 

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Backlighting

The notebook packs an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor. 

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A slick exterior

The brushed metal exterior looks good, but be warned -- it's a fingerprint magnet. 

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Flat and sleek

Gold trim runs around the edge of the notebook.

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The double-duty mousepad

To the right of the keyboard, you'll find a mouse trackpad. 

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The double-duty mousepad

With the toggle of a key, the trackpad becomes a backlit number pad.

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