The Asus Zephyrus is an incredibly thin gaming laptop with one serious drawbackAsus reached out to say that the version of the Zephyrus shown at Computex with the half-shift key was an early design. Updated samples, as well as the retail version, will feature a full-size left shift key. Here's an updated product shot.Original Story: The Asus Zephyrus is an incredibly thin laptop with a GTX 1080 inside it, measuring only 18mm thick and weighing just under five pounds. It's a marvel of engineering, but I'm not sure I'd actually want to use it. Let me explain.The Zephyrus is the first laptop announced under Nvidia's new Max-Q initiative, which Jarred wrote about in detail here. The goal is to make thin systems with high-end components like the GTX 1080 by dialing in the point at which thermals and performance are most efficient. Look at a photo of the Zephyrus, and you can immediately tell how much effort Asus put in to make this possible.
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