CES 2023: ROG Expands Lineup With Upgraded Strix SCAR, Zephyrus M16, And Flow X13 Gaming Laptops

Republic of Gamers (ROG) has announced its 2023 gaming laptop lineup!

As part of the lineup, the 2023 Strix family features new models with improved cooling and enlarged 16 and 18-inch screens, the new Zephyrus M16 arrives with an AniMe Matrix display and a redesigned Flow X13 has been upgraded to take advantage of the latest hardware.

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ROG Strix SCAR 16 and 18
ROG Strix SCAR 16 and 18.

The new Strix Scar 16 and 18 have been redesigned to accommodate larger 16-inch and 18-inch 16:10 aspect-ratio screens respectively. It is also equipped with an extra thick full-width heatsink and Tri-Fan Technology to aid with heat removal. Both the Strix SCAR 16 and 18 sport Intel’s 13th Gn Intel Core i9 13980HX processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 409O Laptop GPU at 175 W.

Aside from the SCAR 16 and 18, the Strix G16 and G18 have also been equipped with the same processor and GPU upgrades.

ROG Zephyrus M16
ROG Zephyrus M16.

For gamers who want something more portable, ROG’s upgraded Zephyrus M16 may be of interest. The Zephyrus M16 has been redesigned to include an improved cooling system and a full-width heatsink, whilst still maintaining the ultra-sleek, thin-and-light design that users love it for. The M16 is also equipped with Intel Core i9 13900H CPU, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU with a MUX Switch and NVIDIA Advanced Optimus technology.

The 2023 Zephyrus M16 is also the first 16-inch device equipped with ROG’s AniMe Matrix LED
lighting array, allowing gamers to show off their creativity and unique flair wherever they are.

ROG Zephyrus 2023 lineup.

Other members of the Zephyrus family have also received upgrades for 2023. The brand new Zephyrus G16 boasts an Intel Core i9 13900H CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU, and its very own 16-inch, QHD 240Hz Nebula display.

On the other end, the G14 features an AMD Ryzen Zen 4 CPU and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU, as well as ROG’s first 14-inch Nebula HDR display. Finally, the Zephyrus Duo 16 now features a dual display setup comprising a 16-inch Mini LED panel and a 4K touchscreen that slides to meet it automatically as the laptop is opened. It is also upgraded to feature an AMD Ryzen Zen 4 processor with 16 cores and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU.

ROG Flow X13
ROG Flow X13.

The last of the lineup is the Flow X13. The 2023 Flow X13 now features up to an AMD Ryzen Zen 4 processor and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPU – a huge upgrade compared to its predecessor. It also comes equipped with up to 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM, boasting a 50% faster date rate than last year’s model.

The Flow X13’s chassis has also been redesigned. The chassis has been shrunk by 10mm while still maintaining the 15-inch keyboard layout. The hinge has also been reimagined to allow for more access to fresh air. Windows Hello support and a larger touchpad also make unlocking and navigating the machine much more effortless.

The Flow Z13 has also received a GPU upgrade with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4060 Laptop GPU and a 13-inch QHD 165 Hz refresh rate.

The local availability, configurations, and pricing for these new laptops have yet to be announced.