Asus Flow X13 Review - AMD + RTX 3080!

2021. 01. 26.
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My review of the Asus Flow X13. The best gaming laptop from Asus for high performance portable gaming.
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  • Would you rather this setup? Or a laptop/desktop combo?

    Dave2DDave2D2 개월 전
    • For the same price, this. I like having the ability to play on any TV with a hdmi with minimal effort

      RenanRenan5 일 전
    • This!!

      vietnameseloempiavietnameseloempia6 일 전
    • With my current, VERY powerful desktop setup being in shambles due to a broken 3080 and practically no option to replace that part -even after RMA- in the short term? I am seriously considering this. Except I can only find the laptop part and not the add-on.

      Robert KamerRobert Kamer7 일 전
    • id rather have x13 without RTX 3080 + a desktop

      Daily TrollDaily Troll15 일 전
    • I would get the flow x 13 without the 3080 and build a separate pc with that money

      hman287hman287개월 전
  • I do CAD design and also design work and this seems perfect. I need the RTX3080 for an upcoming feature of my CAD program and yet light and portable. After seeing this I've been trying to find places in which to buy it and most say sold out or in other countries. Any hints where my best price and availability would be?

    Cheri VillbergCheri Villberg11 시간 전
  • this laptops is just to awesome all it needs is a bigger screen

    MiniRusty01MiniRusty01일 전
  • If you live on two different cities I pefer that to my mac mini

    rabote007rabote007일 전
  • Did i just miss the purpose of that 1650 max-q considering the context of this product package?

    László GulyásLászló Gulyás일 전
  • the concept is good but the price ................nah

    Kabir MarwahKabir Marwah2 일 전
  • You can finally game one a "power brick" 😂

    Nando SchindehütteNando Schindehütte3 일 전
  • wil this be good for solidworks and autocad programs plz answer it will help me a lot.

    Look HaalLook Haal4 일 전
    • nvm the price is ridiclus tbh

      Look HaalLook Haal4 일 전
  • If you wanna a desktop replacement this is the best way to do it but price should make sense.

    RenanRenan5 일 전
  • can i edit on premiere pro on this?

    Mohamed ArifMohamed Arif6 일 전
  • baked on ram is a deal breaker

    Jan Erick AlladoJan Erick Allado9 일 전
  • Feel a bit too plastic, it will be perfect if this CPU in a HP Spectre x360 13 body

    Eric ChanEric Chan10 일 전
  • its currently 1499 for the laptop alone and 2799 with the 3080 egpu on the asus shop website

    juan riverajuan rivera10 일 전
  • I believe this kind of setup is a wonderful choice for not only high-end graphics but also normal ones like 3060. And the price will not be as frightening. Wondering if I can see such product soon.

    Rolling EyeRolling Eye12 일 전
  • ASUS sell this laptop without the eGPU. And it’s realtively affordable. You know the GPU price is insane nowadays.

    eRisforuseRisforus12 일 전
  • You kept saying how cool it is, but all i got out of it was that it cannot be upgraded at all and it's not that cool. Other than 3080 is insane I didnt catch any positive during your review.. So is it cool or not? :D

    Bence KovácsBence Kovács13 일 전
  • For the price, at least, that Ram should be upgradable.

    CG SoulCG Soul15 일 전
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    Steven JomspencerSteven Jomspencer16 일 전
  • student brings 3000 dollars laptop

    alan semionovasalan semionovas17 일 전
  • How is this laptop $3000 with just a GTX1650 inside? How is that price dignified? It's just 13in too. WTF

    XWolvenXWolven18 일 전
  • I'm the weird niche that needs and wants this laptop, but zero in stock on earth

    Eric the WatcherEric the Watcher20 일 전
  • but 13 inches screen option only?? :(

    andrearuskyandrearusky20 일 전
  • The thing is, the base model without the GPU is also crazy expensive sporting only a 1650 Max-Q. Yes, you can choose between 5800HS (~$300 cheaper) or 5900HS but the ROG Strix have those two and at least a 3060 for roughly the same price.

    Deo FaventeDeo Favente22 일 전
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    Sia. KimpiSia. Kimpi22 일 전
  • I want this. So I can take it to work then come home and game. But I already have a gaming pc. So too late.

    S GillS Gill22 일 전
  • I'm not that rich sorry Asus

    Mawin613Mawin61323 일 전
  • I'm getting two. The first one is getting thrown off a parking garage on a youtube video to pay for the first one.

    Rob BradleyRob Bradley23 일 전
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    Dale KimDale Kim25 일 전
  • Lord $3200?? I can't imagine a scenario where this would be preferable to a solid gaming laptop + a solid gaming pc for the same price. All on a tiny little screen at that

    SolSol27 일 전
  • It would be cool if KOworld had some settings in the player to adjust the texture quality, reflection quality, and overall details of the video to make my computer play smoother, and get better frame rates watching videos.

    Vince AbednegoVince Abednego28 일 전
  • Sony had an external dgpu

    Vince AbednegoVince Abednego28 일 전
  • Please What should I choose?? Lenovo Legion 5 Processor AMD Ryzen 5 4600H (6C / 12T, 3.0 / 4.0GHz, 3MB L2 / 8MB L3) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 2x 8GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200 128GB SSD M.2 2242 PCIe NVMe 3.0×4 + 1TB HDD 5400rpm 2.5 ″Screen 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) IPS 300nits Anti-glare, 144Hz, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision 1400$ tax included Or Lenovo IdeaPad gaming 3 AMD Ryzen 7 4800H (8C / 16T, 2.9 / 4.2GHz, 4MB L2 / 8MB L3) NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 2x 8GB SO-DIMM DDR4-3200 512 GB SSD PCIe M.2 ″Screen 15.6″ FHD (1920×1080) IPS 250nits 120Hz Free Dos 1200$ tax included

    Pegasus 777Pegasus 77728 일 전
    • Lenovo legion with a rtx 2060, trust me buying a gtx 1650 ain’t worth it

      Alexander ChohanAlexander Chohan20 일 전
  • I'll give you an example what that might be useful for. I do day trading. I need to travel and be able to run one or two or even three monitors that are 32-in. I'm still trying to figure out the best way to do this... (I might have to drop to two minimum 27 in). Monitors can be tricky because I might need to be buying them maybe where I go it's difficult to travel with... They break in suitcases w/o bubble wrap.

    MrKnifeartMrKnifeart28 일 전
  • Cool ideas, but waste potential of integrate gpu and just too expensive. I’m more interest in g14 or g15 since i could put it on my backpack and game VR.

    Gate of hell Heaven bridgeGate of hell Heaven bridge개월 전
  • Dave, is this machine even more powerful than ASUS ROG Zephyrus Duo SE that you reviewed earlier last month?

    Reza YekaniReza Yekani개월 전
  • I don't get the point... Why choosing a 13 inch model paired with such a powerful GPU. Who want to play at this screen size ? This concept would be great with a cheaper laptop (let's say 900/1000$) + a cheaper GPU like the 3060. The 3070 is available but it still cost 500€ and you have to pay nearly 1500€ for this crappy laptop (gtx 1650, poor battery life, poor refresh rate)

    AurélienAurélien개월 전
  • I just can't get over how cheap this thing looks. It honestly looks like one of the laptops my school used to have running windows 7.

    Ewan ProsserEwan Prosser개월 전
  • LOL PLZ

    Spider-PlantSpider-Plant개월 전
  • Hmm, If I sell my gaming desktop, my travel laptop and get a 5 year loan I can actually get this thing :)

    Mircea DogaruMircea Dogaru개월 전
  • Kinda didn't mention the ports on the eGPU 😅

    Reh'both OkoroaforReh'both Okoroafor개월 전
  • question: compared to a razer blade stealth 13 with thunderbolt 4 and an equal eGPU. Who performs better?

    CFPA StephanCFPA Stephan개월 전
  • that price tag makes my thinkpad p53 look like the cheapest laptop ever.

    My Big Boi PhilipMy Big Boi Philip개월 전
  • How do you upgrade the ssd? It's not a normal one and Idk how to tell what kind i need. There's more than 1 small ssd type

    Konan KunoichiKonan Kunoichi개월 전
  • Im new to your channel and all I see first are Asus laptops. Does it also mean that you highly recommend the brand?

    Doc JeDoc Je개월 전
  • The question nobody asks, Why would I wanna play games on hardcore level with a 13.4" screen?

    PLTPLT개월 전
  • the only part of this system that is valuable is totally ruined by the fact that it's proprietary. It only works with one particular build and you can't swap GPUs. This isn't much different than what razer or anyone else has done.

    Luke VerbleLuke Verble개월 전
  • Great video thank you I've seen it for $2700 Do you know if you can just buy the GPU on is own That would be awesome

    Alan RollAlan Roll개월 전
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  • When the "useable" GPU is better than your main GPU :')

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  • Are you able to make any comment about the relative noise levels of the zephyrus g15 and the flow at comparable levels of performance? Also, I read that the detached 3080 didn’t deliver the same degree of power as an integrated 3080. Was that your impression?

    Unit PaxUnit Pax개월 전
  • 5:11 and crazy expensive but that's how it is

    RedzaImran0480RedzaImran0480개월 전
  • I just ordered one. I went with the 1080p panel for the battery life. I have the Acer predator 4k curved 34 inch monitor to enjoy the 4k output. For me it's the ultimate replacement for my current but dated desktop. I don't have to keep transferring between the two systems now. It's my work horse, my media tablet and my gaming rig. Both portable and super powerful. The spec should stay relevant for the next 5yrs easily. Wish the price was $1000 less!

    Cluck TheChickenCluck TheChicken개월 전
  • This is the kind of innovation and competition I love to see because it pushes the tech forward. AMD have done a great job of waking up Intel. I'm excited to see how Intel is responding from pressure from AMD, Arm, Apple and Microsoft. I love Thunderbolt but Intel need the support of more than just Apple, they need AMD as well. Thunderbolt should switch to PCIe 6.0 to support eGPUs better.

    Enoch GitongaEnoch Gitonga개월 전
  • So the tint external cpu thing only works with that laptop?

    G OneG One개월 전
  • What's the meaning if you can't catch desktop 3070 neither... :| A waste of opportunity to carry desktop performance with eGPU "trick" :( It seems a bit faster than usual 3080 mobile.

    Gianluca BingGianluca Bing개월 전
  • I bought one last night in my dreams should arrive tonight in another dream.

    robert pirsigrobert pirsig개월 전
  • Your thin and light has 3 GPUs, subscribed.

    MechaTerryNutkinsMechaTerryNutkins개월 전
  • Battery life is super disappointing.

    dudebrodudebro개월 전
  • Why not simply get any laptop with thunderbolt v3 and connect 25% more power desktop 3080 card there?

    welcome to the Realwelcome to the Real개월 전
  • Stupid thing with crazy price. What is the point of external GPU if it is as powerful as laptop with the same card but with less price?

    welcome to the Realwelcome to the Real개월 전
  • More than 3000 bucks 😬🥴🤦🏼‍♂️

    BISHALS CREATIONBISHALS CREATION개월 전
  • How does the eGPU work with oculus link for VR?

    aaazziaaazzi개월 전
  • Simple/ every 3070 on pc are more powerful than 3080 on pc - need to buy a new pc? Just get the 3070.

    No NameNo Name개월 전
  • Why in the world they put 1650MQ in there??? AMD already have pretty capable Vega 8 inside CPU. Less weight, more battery, less price. And if you need GPU power you still have external. It's so pity you didn't stress this thing. I guess because it's as bad as it should be with this kind a specs in this tiny case.

    My DayMy Day개월 전
  • Liked for the last minute! And I believe that the category of such people would be people who had to relocate/travel a lot. Travel as in for your job (like think 3 months of work in a different country as a consultant and not the holiday).

    Devesh KhareDevesh Khare개월 전
  • Everything smells next gen except the gtx 1650 ... 👎

    SirTubeALotMoreSirTubeALotMore개월 전
  • OEMs need to mention the TGP. There are RTX 3070 laptops performing better than RTX 3080 laptops. This is very wrong

    Rishang PrashnaniRishang Prashnani개월 전
  • This is a great concept for me because I live in a small apartment in a very expensive city but that steep price is just nah. Would be cool to see a TUF version of it or some integration of that graphic card port to normal asus laptop.

    At 2015071At 2015071개월 전
  • something something "where's the AMD eGPU!?" something something

    yeungscsyeungscs개월 전
  • Where do i buy this its not on amazon And its not available on the official site

    A.A.개월 전
  • This laptop without that external gpu might become really good laptop at affordable prices. I did not find other laptops with same specs.

    Ashish T VargheseAshish T Varghese개월 전
  • M.2 2230 SSD? Eugh.

    VisauralVisaural개월 전
  • 3299 really isn’t that bad for what you’re getting. Portability really makes things more expensive, but very well worth the money I feel.

    blackpistolblackpistol개월 전
  • Dave, where could I trade in my laptop

    Alejandro BravoAlejandro Bravo개월 전
  • Very bad review. What about temperatures when connected to an external GPU? What about when you plug in an external monitor to that GPU? Not enough detail. Cant make a well-informed decision based on these few numbers.

    Test TestTest Test개월 전
  • 05:11 and crazy expensive

    Lord MadaLord Mada개월 전
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  • I'll might get the laptop only it's $1500 (1080p/16GB4266MHz/1TBssd/1650 GDDR6) 5900HS/5980HS Was thinking of xps 15 and its $1800 for same config i.e 8 core Intel and 1650ti.

    PangtundurePangtundure개월 전
  • According to my research The 4k version comes with 1TB/32GB/5980HS internals (Supernova Edition) and the FHD 120 hz is less powerful with the 5900HS and usually with 512GB/16GB. So I'd still get the 4k version for gaming... especially on external monitors.

    AnarchyAnarchy개월 전
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  • Dave is happy about this product

    Gill HarshgillGill Harshgill2 개월 전
  • For this external portable GPU combo design remind me a beautiful device years ago: Sony VAIO Z 15th anniversary edition.

    Jerome NgJerome Ng2 개월 전
  • I can literally take a cruise to Japan from Los Angles with how much this damn laptop costs

    Curryslayer14Curryslayer142 개월 전
  • How would Linux support be on this thing?

    Alejandro AlvaradoAlejandro Alvarado2 개월 전
  • Apart from the price, I feel like this is the perfect product for me. I'm disabled, I can't sit at a desk very long and I can't lift a heavy desktop replacement laptop. This I could move around on my own, I could have the eGPU on a laptop table and I could go from KOworld on the couch to gaming in bed without an issue. I love this thing.

    Natalie HarmanNatalie Harman2 개월 전
  • This video would've been much shorter for me if you said the price at the beginning of it. 🙂

    RainyMoodRainyMood2 개월 전
  • "if I had the money" Im like PLEEEEAAASE!

    Alan FreidAlan Freid2 개월 전
  • Asus, or any notebook maker, should use the bezel for angling like the Zenbook. It's great, simple, smart, ergonomic design. 2in1 is bullshit. Proprietary connectors should be banned.

    ODYSODYS2 개월 전
  • I would really like one of those. I've been looking for a 2 in 1 with a 1xxx series gpu inside it to game lightly on, and only microsoft surface has something like that. I have the Surface Book 2, but I'm tired of the wonky change to tablet. So I wouldn't even need the external GPU, just the 1650 and 2 in 1 functionality sells it for me. It's pretty well priced if you don't want that, but the other features in one package.

    Mircea Vlad BuracMircea Vlad Burac2 개월 전
  • Me: This is such an op gaming laptop! My friends: Why are you getting an ultrabook not a gaming laptop? Me: they will never understand...

    Recursive FunctionRecursive Function2 개월 전
  • Pressure pen would work?

    perporia Pperporia P2 개월 전
  • Where to buy?

    perporia Pperporia P2 개월 전
  • i know this product get a little complain cuz someone wanted a fully portable egpu but listen, u can move this egpu far easier than any big chunks gpu i mean.. if u go travel to another country, you could easily set this up to your hotel room

    Fathan HafizFathan Hafiz2 개월 전
  • Ahaha my friend annoyed me so much with "build you won desktop pc, it's soo much better". Glad I waited until I heard about the X13! That will blow him away, how much power it has while being so small and lightweight. Wonder how the X13 with the eGPU performs compared to the Asus Duo on the same external monitor. I think the Duo has a better CPU, but the 3080 from the X13 can use more watts and has a better air flow in tent mode. Although the Duo looks incredible, I go for the X13 as it will be my new Laptop that also replaces my desktop pc and tablet lol, so 3 in 1 and with peripherals the possibilities are enormous! Wish it had more ports and storage though. And even though it's expensive, it still saves money, since it can replace so much other devices and therefore also has a better impact on the environment.

    Adio AurelAdio Aurel2 개월 전
  • this is dull. no invention. it is like someone having a liposuction then having to carry his fat around in a bag

    maher channel قناة ماهرmaher channel قناة ماهر2 개월 전
    • the slim egpu its a tiny invention that we need litteraly

      Fathan HafizFathan Hafiz2 개월 전
    • bruh, u shouldnt carry the egpu, the laptop it self can do 150fps playing csgo

      Fathan HafizFathan Hafiz2 개월 전
  • For me this looks amazing for some of our design engineers. We often don't need GPU power. But we do need multi-core performance. So several of these laptops and one or two of the GPUs would be perfect.

    James BridgeJames Bridge2 개월 전
  • My first buy when I win the lottery lol

    cosmosetcosmoset2 개월 전
  • Never buying a amd switchable graphics again, i cant use one of the graphic cards because amd software sucks...

    Martim OliveiraMartim Oliveira2 개월 전
  • At the rate where going, we still will be waiting for rtx 3080 when the 4000 rtx comes out................. Curse you scalpers!!!

    living soul of time Studioliving soul of time Studio2 개월 전
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