ASUS nailed it! - Zephyrus M16 Gaming Laptop

Publicat pe 21 mai. 2021
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The ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 gaming laptop has probably one of the best displays on a gaming-specific laptop, one of the best keyboard and layout. It also features the new Intel 11th-Gen H processor! There was a GPU in there, but we couldn't exactly use it due to it being an engineering sample...

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0:00 - Nice
0:22 - Unboxing
0:44 - Showing off the laptop
1:43 - Laptop Display
1:59 - Wren!
2:28 - Turning on the laptop
2:39 - Keyboard, trackpad, and layout impressions
3:13 - Weight
3:17 - Specs
4:14 - Sound impressions
4:47 - Display impressions
5:35 - Fingerprint sensor
5:57 - Webcam test
6:28 - Opening up the laptop
8:04 - Conclusions


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  • ShortCircuit


    Acum 2 luni

    Correction Note: 0:26 - It should be 240W not 240Wh

    • Cricket England

      Cricket England

      Acum 2 luni

      That flashing charging light is so annoying

    • TheGreatSkate


      Acum 2 luni

      @Jan Valentini yikes no reply?

    • Kharil Faiz

      Kharil Faiz

      Acum 2 luni

      @Samira Peri That's it 😅

    • Samira Peri

      Samira Peri

      Acum 2 luni

      @Kharil Faiz Except there's no non-fullsize A.

    • TheGreatSkate


      Acum 2 luni

      @Jan Valentini no dumby if the camera has to Raise or lower its iso it will produce noise. Do you even own a real camera or just built in laptop trash

  • Larry Phelps

    Larry Phelps

    Acum 3 Zile

    40GB RAM max, that's what i put mine at

  • 04dram04


    Acum 4 Zile

    Looks like a $400 laptop from walmart

  • Wang William

    Wang William

    Acum 5 Zile

    That blinking light is not a problem.
    It's a retro design... no joking...
    My father used laptops with those indicate lights, even a WIFI switch!

  • Arjun Menaria

    Arjun Menaria

    Acum 7 Zile

    they are using the same camera sensor that they have been using for 3 years. Even then it beat most of the laptop PC webcams. I still wish they would put a better webcam in this product.

  • Egon Print

    Egon Print

    Acum 16 Zile

    It really annoys me when you are unboxing pre-production units. Thumbs down from me. 👎

  • Greg Deocampo

    Greg Deocampo

    Acum 21 o Zi

    reviewers never show the thicc cable that juts out from the middle of the side of the laptop.

  • Ronald Lacy

    Ronald Lacy

    Acum 23 Zile

    Question do you and Linus have a partnership? I see a lot of his videos on your channel?
    This video is the first one of your's that I had watched. And I like your style so I went to your channel. Now I think that you are a really NICE GUY, but maybe too nice? Almost every laptop review you have done you have said something like, "ASUS nailed it!" or "This is the best..." or "I'm LEAVING the Dell XPS 15 for the Microsoft Surface ...", etc. I hope you don't change wives like you change your mind about THE BEST LAPTOP...
    I watch review videos for an HONEST REVIEW however I do not think that EVERY laptop you have ever reviewed could always be the best.....

  • Sal G

    Sal G

    Acum 24 Zile

    "this is a really good laptop, I think" 😂

  • Gerard


    Acum 25 Zile

    if they put an AMD chip in this chassis, i will finally upgrade

  • InkDead


    Acum 26 Zile

    Can someone help? I dont know if i should get this m16 or if i should get the g14 or the g15.. i need advice!!

  • salju wi

    salju wi

    Acum 27 Zile

    What do you think of m16 i7 11800h vs g15 ryzen 9 5900hs ?

  • SketchingWithHybrid


    Acum lună

    all these reviews for GAMING laptops that show literally zero gameplay. ya know, the reason for buying these.

  • Daniel Mikhail

    Daniel Mikhail

    Acum lună

    I’ll bet the IGPU was enabled… which is why it thinks there is no discrete GPU

  • Troy McCullough

    Troy McCullough

    Acum lună

    The indicator lights ruin it

  • mIrAizZz Ks

    mIrAizZz Ks

    Acum lună

    Tq chinese subtitle

  • High Tier Nub

    High Tier Nub

    Acum lună

    This laptop is overpriced in my opinion. Usually in the same price range you would have a RTX 3070 or RTX 3080 even. I bought the Legion 5 pro and it's around the same price range and has similar specs which not only gives me an RTX 3070 but with a higher TGP at 140W.

  • Kendenzy


    Acum lună


  • teNnmAn


    Acum lună

    These hosts reacting to the fingerprints. Lols. They are yours! You are the disgusting one not the laptop. Lol

  • Supernova


    Acum lună

    ok im sold .. where do i buy this?

  • Paul Cysneros

    Paul Cysneros

    Acum lună

    So when can we buy it? 🧐

  • Dylin van der Westhuizen

    Dylin van der Westhuizen

    Acum lună

    Where is the Rex 3070 model available for purchase

  • EpicMeme Productions

    EpicMeme Productions

    Acum lună

    Glad I skip gaming laptops
    Their specs are outdated within a year and quite a bit less performance still than desktop chips

  • Cris n Mary Fam

    Cris n Mary Fam

    Acum lună

    Not doing chassis rigidity testing anymore? I used to love the flexing the chassis to show us how cheap they are..... Came looking for just that and was highly disappointed in the last few videos.... Not a mention of chassis flexs AT ALL.

  • J B

    J B

    Acum lună

    Just bought the G15 Ryzen 9/3070 and I am completely happy with AMD and my 1TB M.2 =D

  • Milo Dsouza

    Milo Dsouza

    Acum lună

    Let's get better speakers on gaming laptops 😭😭

  • Michael Rebirth

    Michael Rebirth

    Acum lună

    Can you make a review later about the standby:
    While doing handbrake: (video encoding or just downloading large files)
    -set M16 to never sleep
    -set screen timeout (turn off screen after 2m)
    -then wait... When the screen turn off after 1 more minute check your fans is it off?
    *asus stupidly turn off fans on intel variant (like the M15 and many others with Intel 8th 9th 10th gen product) *win registry hack to enable S3 Standby won't work asus bios will overide to S0 Stupid Standby.
    *install coretemp app to see the cores temp while monitoring it.
    **this is known issue for years on their Intel variant... (and they don't care) you gonna be stuck with stupid standby on $xxxx laptop... 😁

  • mantikhatasi


    Acum lună

    ewwww intel

  • John McTavish

    John McTavish

    Acum lună

    You can't see GPU when it has been turned off using iGPU mode in Armory Crate.

  • Technology Review

    Technology Review

    Acum lună

    Can't wait to see a compilation in the table in a year's time

  • t@lu


    Acum lună

    The design looks stupid. The screen shakes so much when you touch the keyboard. Not to mention about that shitty design thermal.

  • Chasing Dragons

    Chasing Dragons

    Acum lună

    My last Asus laptop needed two RMAs within warranty and as soon as it was out of warranty the CPU started hitting 100°C again. No thanks.

  • overbuilt automotive

    overbuilt automotive

    Acum lună

    ShoortCircuit keep up with that carbon iis bad um ok stuff no cool if one thinks supports that non sense any real science refutes it easily

  • M4R


    Acum lună

    No they did not nail it... A laptop is no good without a dedicated number-pad on the right side of the keyboard.

  • Filmy Rahul

    Filmy Rahul

    Acum lună

    😇Let me tell you a con on this Zephyrus M16, Look at the Vents !! They are blowing hot air on the screen. is this ok ? hot air on a screen ?👔👔

  • Dopomine


    Acum lună


  • Michael Lindsey

    Michael Lindsey

    Acum lună

    Please dont give us reviews of a new product without reviewing the product. Great keyboard, nice other information. Expected more from LTT!

  • Paulo Colaço

    Paulo Colaço

    Acum lună

    Wish I had money for this one

  • P A I N

    P A I N

    Acum lună

    i want to buy this laptop, but not available in my country 😭

  • Nynra


    Acum lună

    8:18 Nowhere close to what the Strix G15 with all AMD is offering. Yeah unless you are some lavish rich person who needs not worry about the 800-900$ difference for 10-15 FPS.
    I think Intel isn't done with its crooked practice of sabotaging AMD. Asus shipped Strix with some flawed RAM issues🤕 that hinders its performance by 20-25%?

  • Tim


    Acum lună

    LOL who thought that bringing flashing HDD/SSD activity lights was a good idea?

  • Ameet


    Acum lună

    If only Asus could have good QC on there machines :(
    Quiet sad that so many people are complain regarding Asus laptop quality.

  • dandeduck


    Acum lună

    You should review the Lenovo yoga slim 7i carbon, looks like a cheap thinkpad x1 nano alternative. It's not it the US and UK yet, bit may be this can help with getting it

  • Abhinav Saprey

    Abhinav Saprey

    Acum 2 luni

    Yeah, sorry. I stopped watching the video as soon as it was mentioned that they are not allowed to test the CPU and show results. Like wth? I know its an embargo thing, but then why even show the laptop? Its a great design but once you go through the design and physical features, it all becomes theoretical then, the cooling, no matter if they open up and the back cover and speculate on the cooling system, the power and thermals etc. I realize this is short circuit and not LTT, but I usually only care about the thermals and other performance statistics in gaming laptops as most of the gaming laptops have pretty acceptable keyboards and touchpads nowadays.

  • Axios O7

    Axios O7

    Acum 2 luni

    I wish someone can make a 13"
    White colour
    Full aluminum body laptop
    I need portability and light gaming Asus Flow x13 is a bit too plasticky, G14 is ok, but I really want full aluminum chassis

  • Axios O7

    Axios O7

    Acum 2 luni

    We need M13"

  • Vikrant Kumar

    Vikrant Kumar

    Acum 2 luni

    The reason he made this video, 'He had no clue about anything. '

  • Giorgi Gogoladze

    Giorgi Gogoladze

    Acum 2 luni

    My Carbon footprint came out to 4.8 Tons/Year. IDK what to do with that info

  • Beetle Juice

    Beetle Juice

    Acum 2 luni

    What an annoying, hard to watch, pointless video...

  • Jens Uhlmann

    Jens Uhlmann

    Acum 2 luni

    I love it when the cameraman cracks and laughs in the background

  • Arnav Jain

    Arnav Jain

    Acum 2 luni

    I think the driver not installing may be because you need a dch or non dch driver depending on what it already has

  • Cory V

    Cory V

    Acum 2 luni

    Asus nailed it! Except we can't test it... Awkward.

  • Alvin Playz #Shorts

    Alvin Playz #Shorts

    Acum 2 luni




    Acum 2 luni

    A retailer in my country have the Asus M16 with 3060 for 450$ dollars less than the Legion 7 R7, 3070 version.
    The laptop will be used for college and i am not a super heavy gamer, however i would like to be able to play the latest titles, would you go for the deal? Or do with the higher TDS of the Legion 7 for max performance?

  • Renan


    Acum 2 luni

    That light blinking at the screen is annoying.

  • Dingo


    Acum 2 luni

    I wish they made the amd version that beautiful...

  • Drago 28

    Drago 28

    Acum 2 luni

    sends a gaming laptop & disables the graphics card :) , tf aaaSUS was he supposed to play minesweeper on that beast?

  • zed625


    Acum 2 luni

    How can you say a laptop is good if you can't test it and you don't know how much it costs? All we know for sure is the speakers are worse than a dell xps and it's a fingerprint magnet, those sound like bad things

  • Soeb


    Acum 2 luni

    ❌Never buy Asus rog laptops❌ total waest of money 😑 I just repair my zaphyrus 4 time and it cost me over 300 dollar. My bigest mistake ever that I buy a expensive rog laptop 😔

  • Soeb


    Acum 2 luni

    ❌Never buy Asus rog laptops❌ total waest of money 😑 I just repair my zaphyrus 4 time and it cost me over 300 dollar. My bigest mistake ever that I buy a expensive rog laptop 😔

  • XO Trend

    XO Trend

    Acum 2 luni

    Never buy Asus rog laptops total west of money 😑

  • J B

    J B

    Acum 2 luni


  • Guds777


    Acum 2 luni

    Can you do me a favor, find out if Asus motherbords has fuckt up USB controllers in general or if its just Z590. Or atleast why Oculus Rift has so much problem with USB 3.2...

  • ky y

    ky y

    Acum 2 luni

    Guilaos always become excited when it comes to 69

  • Fisho


    Acum 2 luni

    well this is kinda sus

  • Cliff Eastman

    Cliff Eastman

    Acum 2 luni

    Every gaming laptop maker seems to have to have their one signature PITA stick in your craw feature that they just won't remedy no matter how utterly off-putting it is to prospective purchasers. ASUS has the one soldered RAM channel limiting your dual channel capacity - may as well solder both at that point IMO. Well at least they saw their way to including a webcam on this model. 16:10 is great as well - props for that.

  • one trooper

    one trooper

    Acum 2 luni

    Does this guy stream like on twitch I would followed lol

  • Etheoma


    Acum 2 luni

    Is it using 5000 series AMD CPU, otherwise... no, no they did not nail it... Yeh no... 45W on something a 25W AMD 5000 series CPU can do almost just as well is no good, it's like almost half the power for 5% here and there, I think I would prefer to save the battery life.

  • michael burton

    michael burton

    Acum 2 luni

    Review this gaming laptop you can't play games on 🤔

  • gameflux


    Acum 2 luni

    Cool !

  • Kaoru Ariff

    Kaoru Ariff

    Acum 2 luni

    why not 17

  • Ibsizzle


    Acum 2 luni

    when would these be in stock?

  • roy bg

    roy bg

    Acum 2 luni

    I'm here just for the default dancing crab sound test....... Thanks Alex, I love crabs

  • LetsGoChamp


    Acum 2 luni

    Ill run with the Ryzen 5900HS and wont look back at this

  • NJ Dimla

    NJ Dimla

    Acum 2 luni

    is the M16 is the 16in g15? or there will be a G16? or should i wait for the G16 because i like the gun metal color

  • johndee759


    Acum 2 luni

    Only one ram slot. I think the legion 5 pro is better.

  • SirTubeALotMore


    Acum 2 luni

    How hard can it be to add a PROPER SD card reader ... WE DON'T WANT TO FIDDLE WITH TINY MICRO SD CARDS....

  • Arrow


    Acum 2 luni

    that moment when you call a display port port an hdmi port and a usb type-a port an hdmi port, smh...

  • Rocketosaurus


    Acum 2 luni

    As someone who owns a Asus ROG GL502VS, M16 is a big improvement for Asus laptop naming

  • SlimShady_79


    Acum 2 luni


  • fred letel

    fred letel

    Acum 2 luni

    They need to fix that blinking light

  • Brian Hovgaard Nielsen

    Brian Hovgaard Nielsen

    Acum 2 luni

    Lenovo legion 5 pro screen 16" 16 10 500 nits Dolby vision HDR OMG 😱 this M16 doesn't even have a GPU 😀

    • rigbyme


      Acum 2 luni

      Doesn't it has a rtx 3080?

  • Hugo A

    Hugo A

    Acum 2 luni

    now I can say 'i'm gonna bring my M16 to school"

  • Patrick


    Acum 2 luni

    Nice to see a webcam. The G15 without a webcam might be a no go for many people, especially during the pandemic.

  • Andrew Palmer

    Andrew Palmer

    Acum 2 luni

    The worst thing about shiny displays is seeing yourself staring at the computer in your underpants looking like a total loser whenever the image is dark.

  • Gunni1972


    Acum 2 luni

    Nailed it?... i think?

  • Syed Armaan

    Syed Armaan

    Acum 2 luni

    Does this laptop have AniMe Matrix?

  • Gallant Sage 69

    Gallant Sage 69

    Acum 2 luni

    When is the ipad M1 coming.😠😠

  • Lance Sabbag

    Lance Sabbag

    Acum 2 luni

    Boo Asus. Stop it with the ram shtiiiick you keep doing.

  • GooseByte


    Acum 2 luni

    Repairability: -1/10

  • Sav


    Acum 2 luni

    Should've been AMD.

  • Lohk's


    Acum 2 luni


  • Kalahan


    Acum 2 luni

    Nice to see new laptops and see new tech advancing. Video quality seams bit too blurry compared to LTT video.

  • Bhupender Singh

    Bhupender Singh

    Acum 2 luni

    At 1:23 it's a USB port, isn't it?

  • Matt T

    Matt T

    Acum 2 luni

    "Intel Core i9-11900H"
    H for HOT (maybe, hehe)

  • Jasen Henry

    Jasen Henry

    Acum 2 luni

    this video has no point. should have been a short "new laptop, no metrics. thanks for watching"

  • Slay ELECTRO

    Slay ELECTRO

    Acum 2 luni

    Pin this

  • zeroibis


    Acum 2 luni

    Should only be 1 TB4 port, 1 lighting symbol means just 1 and the other must be USBC not TB4.

  • dy


    Acum 2 luni

    Apple: *We removed the USB ports because they won't fit on our new thin laptop lineup*
    Asus: 1:13

  • Sajid Khan Majlish

    Sajid Khan Majlish

    Acum 2 luni

    Do a review on Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon (Moon White) 11th Gen 16gb ram