Save up to $300 on these powerful ROG laptops for coding and gaming

ROG Zephyrus 14-inch laptop
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Grab a deal on these powerful gaming laptops that are perfect for resource intensive tasks like coding and programming too.

If you’re looking for the best laptops for coding, there are plenty of choices but some can be pretty expensive since they pack so much power into a small space. If you want desktop-level performance and a compact design with a great display, you should always be on the lookout for a great deal – and Best Buy is offering not one, but two.

Best Buy is offering the ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 laptop for $1549.99, and the ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14-inch for $1299.99 – a huge $300 and $250 off of the MSRP, respectively.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus M16 Laptop: $1849.99 $1549.99 at Best Buy

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Save $300: This laptop comes with an RTX 3060, 1TB of SSD storage, and an Intel Core i9 processor – with 16% off.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus 14-inch: $1549.99 $1299.99 at Best Buy

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Save $250: With an AMD Ryzen 9 chip, an NVIDIA RTX 3060, and 16GB of RAM, this laptop is ideal for work and play.

Both offer more than enough power, with the Zephyrus M16 offering an Intel Core i9 processor, while the Zephyrus 14-inch has an AMD Ryzen 9 chipset. Both are fast, and each laptop is running Windows 11 right out of the box.

The main difference is in screen size, with the M16 offering a 16-inch display with a 2560x1600 resolution, while the 14-inch laptop has a 2560x1440. That makes the latter a little more portable, but the M16 has a higher refresh rate (165Hz vs 120Hz) and extra screen space for multitasking between apps.

And multitask you shall, too, with 16GB of RAM on each machine, and a whopping terabyte of SSD storage available in both, too. That makes them ideal for work, and user reviews have praised the battery life, too – meaning you can keep going all day.

When it comes to the end of your shift, each laptop has an NVIDIA RTX 3060 GPU which is capable of running amazing games with high-levels of detail and at higher frame rates. That means that while you may buy the machine for coding, there’s still the chance to sneak in some Call of Duty Warzone or Overwatch 2 at the end of the day.

You can save $17.50 on a Microsoft 365 Personal membership for 15 months, too, meaning you’ll get over a year of unlimited access to Word, Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and OneDrive for just $69.99.

Lloyd Coombes

Lloyd Coombes freelance tech and fitness writer for Live Science. He's an expert in all things Apple as well as in computer and gaming tech, with previous works published on TopTenReviews,, Dexerto and TechRadar. You'll find him regularly testing the latest MacBook or iPhone, but he spends most of his time writing about video games as Editor in Chief at He also covers board games and virtual reality, just to round out the nerdy pursuits.