For gamers on the go, the ROG Flow X16 is an excellent option with its ultralight design and hinge. It offers flexible and responsive gaming, making it the perfect laptop for any situation. Its top-tier configuration features AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS and support for XG Mobile, making it ideal for mobile gaming.
The Asus ROG Flow X16 is equipped with a passive cooling design. This means that it does not overheat when resting on a desk. Instead, you just need to bump it up against a sturdy surface to let it cool off. The fan idles silently with basic use and only kicks on when multitasking. In addition, it is remarkably quiet and only becomes noticeable when the Asus X16 is running at full throttle.
The ROG Flow X16 has a textured, metallic gray chassis. The keys are black and feature a ridged effect. The ASUS ROG logo is etched into the keyboard in the same fashion. A physical Caps Lock indicator is also included on the keyboard.
The ROG Flow X16 is an ultra slim and portable gaming laptop. With an AMD Ryzen(tm) 9 6900HS processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070Ti Laptop GPU, the ROG Flow X16 has impressive performance and flexibility.
The ROG Flow X16 is equipped with two USB-C and 2x USB-A ports. It also has an audio jack and a micro SD card reader. The Flow X16 also has a power plug that can be found on the left side of the computer’s case.
In terms of graphics performance, the ROG Flow X16 is capable of gaming at 1600p resolution. While there were occasional 1% and 0.1% frame drops, the average FPS was still higher than at 1080p. This is due to the fact that higher resolution relies more heavily on the GPU than on-screen components.
The ROG Flow X16 has a 330-fan heatsink with ultra-thin copper fins. The ultra-thin copper fins allow air to flow more freely, allowing more power to reach the internal components. It also features a larger and more effective Pulsar Heatsink, which covers the entire rear of the machine. Dust filters are also included on the intake vents, which prevent the CPU and GPU from overheating.
Another highlight of the ROG Flow X16 is its ultra-quiet performance. It has a sub-35-dB noise level in silent mode, making it ideal for light gaming. The ROG Flow X16’s GPU runs at 55-watts while maintaining 60+ fps. The laptop’s GPU can also play full-featured games for up to an hour at full-detail.
The ROG Flow X16 is an extremely portable gaming laptop. The 360-degree hinge allows for a variety of viewing positions. Its touch-enabled screen and Corning Gorilla Glass protect the display from scratches and smudges. It can also be used in clamshell mode or stand mode with ease, and the hinge is designed for easy sharing of the screen.