When we reviewed the Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501VI back in June 2017 we were taking our first look at Nvidia Max-Q technology. The spec of that laptop included a 7th Gen Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and Nvidia GTX 1080 Max-Q graphics, and we were impressed by the way Asus had combined decent gaming power with a very thin chassis.
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