Asus VivoBook Pro 16X 3D OLED (K6604, 2023) vs ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)

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Evaluation of Asus VivoBook Pro 16X 3D OLED (K6604, 2023) and ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023) important characteristics
System and application performance
Performance in popular 3D games
Viewing angle, color accuracy, brightness
Battery Life
Potential battery life in light and average use
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Design, materials, durability and usability
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Key Differences

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Advantages of the Asus VivoBook Pro 16X 3D OLED (K6604, 2023)
  • Easier to carry: weighs 300 grams less (around 0.66 lbs)
  • Around 70% better multi-core CPU performance in the Cinebench R23 test
Advantages of the Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 (2023)
  • Higher screen refresh rate: 240 versus 165 Hz
  • Can run popular games at about 9-13% higher FPS
  • Provides 43% higher max. screen brightness: 500 vs 350 nits

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Tests and Specifications

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Weight 2 kg (4.41 lbs) 2.3 kg (5.07 lbs)
Dimensions 355 x 249 x 22.9 mm
13.98 x 9.8 x 0.9 inches
355 x 246 x 21.1-22.9 mm
13.98 x 9.69 x 0.83-0.9 inches
Area 884 cm2 (137 inches2) 873 cm2 (135.5 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~84% ~85%
Side bezels 5.2 mm 5.2 mm
Colors Black, Silver Black
Material Plastic Plastic
Transformer No No
Opening angle 145° 180°
Size comparison
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active Active
Vapor chamber No No
Liquid metal No Yes
Number of fans 3 3
Noise level (max. load) 56.9 dB 57.5 dB


Size 16 inches 16 inches
Refresh rate 165 Hz 240 Hz
PPI 189 ppi 189 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:10 16:10
Resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels 2560 x 1600 pixels
HDR support Yes, Dolby Vision Yes, Dolby Vision
Sync technology No G-Sync
Touchscreen No No
Coating Glossy Matte
Ambient light sensor Yes No
Display tests
Contrast 1000000:1 -
sRGB color space 99.5% 99.9%
DCI-P3 color gamut - 100%
Response time 1 ms 3 ms
Max. brightness


Full charging time 1:15 hr 2:00 hr
Battery type Li-Po Li-Ion
Replaceable No No
Fast charging Yes Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes Yes
Charging port position Left, Right Left, Right
Charge power 240 W 280 W
Weight of AC adapter - 800 grams


CPU name
Base frequency 2.2 GHz 2.6 GHz
Turbo frequency 5.6 GHz 5.4 GHz
Cores 24 (8P + 16E) 14 (6P + 8E)
Threads 32 20
L3 Cache 36 MB 24 MB
Integrated GPU Intel UHD Graphics (32EU) Intel Iris Xe Graphics (96 EU)
Fabrication process 10 nm 10 nm


Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)
Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 140 W 140 W
Nvidia Optimus MUX MUX
Type Dedicated Dedicated
Fabrication process 4 nm 4 nm
GPU base clock - 1395 MHz
Memory size 8 GB 8 GB
Memory type GDDR6 GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit 128 bit
Memory speed ~16 Gbps ~16 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 3072 4608
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 96 144
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 32 48
GPU performance


RAM size
Channels 2x8 GB 2x8 GB
Clock 4800 MHz 4800 MHz
Type DDR5 DDR5
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 2 2
Max. ram size 64 GB 64 GB


Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x) PCI-E Gen 4.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2) SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes Yes
Total slots 1 2
NVMe Yes Yes


Speakers 2.0 2.4 (2 tweeters and 4 woofers)
Power - 6x2W
Dolby Atmos Yes Yes
Loudness ~87.4 dB ~84.4 dB
Microphones 2 3


Wi-Fi standard v6E v6E
Bluetooth v5.3 v5.3
Fingerprint Yes No
Infrared sensor No Yes
Optical drive No No
Webcam Above the display Above the display
Webcam resolution 1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
USB-A 2x USB 3.2 2x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 2x USB 4.0 2x USB 4.0
Thunderbolt Thunderbolt 4 Thunderbolt 4
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.1 1x HDMI 2.1
DisplayPort No No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes No
SD card reader Yes Yes
Proprietary charging port Yes Yes


Keyboard type Island Island
Numpad Yes No
Backlight Yes Yes
Key travel 1.4 mm 1.7 mm
Size 13.0 x 8.0 cm 13.0 x 8.5 cm
Surface Plastic Glass
Windows Precision Yes Yes
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