Asus ROG Strix GL502
Following in the strides of the Asus ROG Strix GL502, which got our high acclaims for joining convenientce with power, the Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition has every one of the makings of a strong gaming machine. What's more, we imply that both actually, with its powerful fabricated, and allegorically, with its gaming execution.
Tragically, it's likewise acquired a portion of the GL502's inadequacies, the most exceedingly terrible of which is its battery life. Contrasted with Alienware 17 and the Gigabyte Aero 15's batteries, the Strix Scar Edition's battery life is quite unremarkable.
Fortunately, the workstation compensates for that with smooth, unpretentious gaming style, bunches of gaming capability, a phenomenal console and shockingly hearty sound. That bundle ain't excessively decrepit, and makes it less demanding to ignore the disappointing battery in return.
Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition
Here is the Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL503VS arrangement sent to TechRadar for survey:
* CPU::: 2.8GHz Intel Core i7-7700HQ (quad-center, 6MB reserve, up to 3.8GHz with Turbo Boost)
Illustrations: Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5); Intel HD Graphics 630
* Smash: 16GB DDR4 (2,666MHz)
* Screen: 15.6-inch FHD (1080p) IPS (144Hz with 72% NTSC shading range)
* Capacity: 256GB SSD (M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4); 1TB HDD (2.5-inch SATA, 6.0 Gb/s, 5,400RPM)
* Optical drive: :None
# Ports: 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C), 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1, mDP 1.2, HDMI 2.0, RJ-45 Jack, 2-in-1 card peruser, 3.5mm earphone and mic combo jack
* Network: Gigabit Ethernet with GameFirst IV traffic the board; Intel 802.11ac (2x2 reception apparatuses) + Bluetooth 4.1 LE
* Camera: Front HD camera (1,280 x 720p @ 30fps)
* Weight: 5.5 pounds (2.5kg)
* Estimate: 15.1 x 10.3 x 1 inches (38.4 x 26.2 x 2.54cm; WxDxH)
Cost and accessibility
Except for the new unfathomably thin gaming line of the ROG Zephyrus PCs, beginning at $2,399 (about £1,979, AU$3,549), the ROG Strix Scar Edition is among the more costly in the ASUS gamer-driven line, coming in at $1,599 for the 15.6-inch GL503V demonstrate. In spite of the fact that truly, at that cost, the PC packs a significant punch.
Actually, contrasting it with the MSI GE63VR Raider at $1,999 (about £1,129, AU$1,989), which has twofold the RAM, the ROG GL503V can generally go pound-for-pound, including a higher invigorate rate (144Hz versus 120Hz) and its multifaceted gaming focus. Tragically, it likewise shares the Raider's poor battery execution.
The Gigabyte Aero 15, another elective coming in at $1,999 (about £1,499, AU$2,639), is a stage up value shrewd. Be that as it may, it additionally includes the eighth era Intel Core i7 and littler structure factor. Oh, a marginally less incredible GPU in the 6GB Nvidia GeForce GXT 1060, less capacity and comparable different highlights like 16GB RAM don't help it. Contingent upon your necessities, it's a hurl up between the Aero 15 or the ROG GL503V for a superior buy.