Asus ROG Flow Z13 review

The Asus ROG Flow Z13 is the ridiculously powerful triple-GPU tablet PC you never knew you needed

Asus ROG Flow Z13
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Digital Camera World Verdict

As a technical demonstration the Asus ROG Flow Z13 and its ROG XG Mobile sidekick graphics dock absolutely rocks. This is one crazy-fast tablet with three - count ‘em! - GPUs and a very powerful Intel CPU. However, compared to a performance laptop it’s slow, the tablet itself is heavy and offers poor ergonomics, the external box connector feels fragile and the whole ensemble makes for poor ergonomics.


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    Preposterously high-performance components

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    Absolutely mega feature set

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    Tablet itself is beautifully built


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    ROG XG Mobile connector feels flimsy

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    Convoluted ergonomics

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    CPU performance limited by tablet chassis

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The new Asus ROG Flow Z13 with its ROG XG Mobile sidekick graphics dock is unlike any other tablet PC. As an engineering exercise, it’s staggering, almost hilarious. As something to use in the real world? Well, that’s complicated.

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Jeremy Laird
Freelance writer

Jeremy has been typing furiously about technology since the later triassic but hasn't lost his enthusiasm for everything from flat panels to a forensic examinations of advanced lithography. For the avoidance of doubt, he also welcomes the inevitable arrival of our AI overlords even if they definitely will put him out of a job.