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    GX531 experiences?

    I'm thinking on upgrading my GX501 because battery life isn't great for meetings, already two RMA because swollen potato battery and it looks like ASUS isn't gonna enable hybrid graphics (optimus)....
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    Gx501 bios 306 available

    Hi there.

    I saw a new BIOS been updated for GX501. What are the changes? It does worth it upgrade it?

    Also, I know ASUS is not likely to invest their human resources for GX501, but could you...
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    This is a GX501 thread, not GM501. I think...

    This is a GX501 thread, not GM501.

    I think both are quite different.
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    With GM, do you get 2 hours with optimus? I mean,...

    With GM, do you get 2 hours with optimus? I mean, Intel Graphics only?
  5. Ouch, I thought I was typing always bad. So,...

    Ouch, I thought I was typing always bad. So, happens to me too.
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    GX501 Wishlist: Enable Optimus mode

    Hi guys,

    I just would love to see an option to enable the Intel graphics to this laptop, so we could turn off Nvidia at work/presentations, and enable it for gaming pr video edit modes.
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  7. OK I wasted ~200USD on official ASUS technical...

    OK I wasted ~200USD on official ASUS technical support because I couldn't get any warranty on my country (bought on USA).

    Not funny.
  8. Attached some photos also of my problem. My...

    Attached some photos also of my problem.

    My battery seems to be stucked at 56%, and disconnecting the laptop means shutdown. Seems to be dead.

    Sadly, I bought the laptop on USA (I'm not from...
  9. Dammn, I'm getting the same problem, if I...

    Dammn, I'm getting the same problem, if I disconnect the laptop, will shut down, and keyboard seems to be a bit raised.
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    I don't' think you can do that, HDMI will only...

    I don't' think you can do that, HDMI will only support 60hz at 1080p, but you can get 120hz at 1080i. Also, HDMI can get 4k using 24hz.

    DisplayPort is better managing that.
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  11. Just if works for you, I have mapped the "ASUS...

    Just if works for you, I have mapped the "ASUS combo key" as printscreen on Linux. No idea how you can map that on Windows, but it works great for me.
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    Well, I currently use my GX501 with a 144hz...

    Well, I currently use my GX501 with a 144hz monitor using an USB-C to DP without problems.

    I personally use it at 120hz to match my laptop monitor frequency. I have no problem with that on both...
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    Sticky: GX501 vulnerable to INTEL-SA-00086

    I just tried the new application of Intel ME risk analysis https://downloadcenter.intel.com/download/27150 , and seems like the laptop is vulnerable to INTEL-SA-00086

    Just to be aware in case...
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    I have 1080 version. Isn't bad, I should say...

    I have 1080 version. Isn't bad, I should say those are the strengths and weakness:

    Pros:
    - Cool size
    - Screen is amazing. I loved it.
    - Very quiet laptop, even with huge demand. I use Linux,...
  15. Please close this. Seems like Nvidia done...

    Please close this. Seems like Nvidia done something at driver side to manage this, and I'm not able to reproduce this anymore.

    Thank you.
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    I'm also reproducing this bug randomly on Linux....

    I'm also reproducing this bug randomly on Linux.

    Randomly the audio gets very distorted, very awful sound. I need to suspend to ram or restart to fix it.

    So, this is not just a driver issue on...
  17. I agree, I'm not asking support for Linux (but I...

    I agree, I'm not asking support for Linux (but I would suggest it), but to properly analyze with Nvidia if there is some BIOS conflict with a certified module of them.

    About this topic, the OS...
  18. SOLVED - Help Support: Asus Zephyrus GX501 - Linux G-Sync issue

    Hi guys,

    I been discussing with Nvidia dev team weeks ago about a problem with G-Sync on this laptop using Linux, I can't reproduce this issue on Windows, but on Ubuntu and Gentoo is quite easy to...
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    I'm not really a kernel dev, but I would like to...

    I'm not really a kernel dev, but I would like to investigate by myself what I can do.

    I read somewhere Aura colors are based on EFI Vars, right? I would like to understand how it works, so I (or...
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    Also, both Alienware and Razer gave properly...

    Also, both Alienware and Razer gave properly support for Linux :/

    I hate to lack any support about it, meanwhile those laptops are fully supported.
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    Well, Linux user here, so I will provide my Linux...

    Well, Linux user here, so I will provide my Linux experience with the laptop

    The laptop mostly works fine. You need to use kernel above 4.12 to have properly support of the keyboard. Numeric...
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    Many thanks for the answer, I know that's not an...

    Many thanks for the answer, I know that's not an easy job, and company resources may be used on developing new technologies, but at least there is a possibility to publish some technical...
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    Request: Aura SDK Support for Linux

    Guys,

    I don't know if I'm the first here doing this, or every other post have been deleted. But I think I need to do it.

    I have ASUS Zephyrus GX501, Linux user/coder/gamer, and I was able to...
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