The Republic of Gamers arm of Asus announced a trio of new Strix series gaming laptops powered by Intel’s 7th Generation Core i7-7700HQ processor.
These new gaming laptops share a number of features, including a 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ running at 2.8GHz (Turbo up to 3.8GHz), 16GB DDR4-2400 MHz, and a single 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD paired with a 1TB FireCuda SSHD.
The Asus ROG Strix Hero Edition GL503VM-DB74 features a 15.6" FHD 120Hz display with a 1920 x 1080 max resolution powered by a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB.
The Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703VM-DB74 is equipped with a larger 17.3" FHD 1920 x 1080 120Hz 5ms display with wide viewing angles, fast 5ms response time, and 120Hz refresh rate.
Finally, the Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL503VS-DH74 also features a 17.3" FHD 1920 x 1080 but includes built-in G-SYNC support, as well. The company stated there will “soon” be a 15” variant of this laptop available with a 144Hz panel.
The company stated the 17.3” Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703VM-DB74 is available immediately with a $1,600 MSRP. The 15.6” ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition GL503VM-DB74 and 15.6” 144Hz ASUS ROG Strix Scar Edition GL503VS-DH74 will be available next month priced at $1,600 and $1,900 respectively.
|Asus ROG Strix Hero Edition GL503VM-DB74||Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703VM-DB74||Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL503VS-DH74|
|Processor||7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor|
|Memory||16GB DDR4 2400 MHz|
|Display||15.6" FHD 1920 x 1080 |
120Hz 25ms with 178° viewing angles
|17.3" FHD 1920 x 1080 120Hz |
5ms with wide viewing angles
|17.3" FHD 1920 x 1080 G-SYNC |
144Hz 9ms with 178°viewing angles
|Graphics||GeForce GTX 1060 6GB||GeForce GTX 1070 8GB|
|Storage||256GB NVMe PCIe SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD (8GB cache)|
|Camera||1280 x 720 HD Webcam|
Built-in Bluetooth V4.1
Gigabit Ethernet Jack
|I/O||1x Combo audio jack|
1x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen1
4x USB 3.0
1x Mini DisplayPort
1x AC adapter plug
|Audio||Dual 3.5W stereo speakers|
|Battery||64Wh 4-cell Lithium-Ion|
|Dimensions||15.1 x 10.3 x 0.8~0.9 in|