Asus RoG Adds Strix 'Hero' And 'Scar' Gaming Laptops

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-DB74Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703VM-DB74Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL503VS-DH74
Processor7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Processor
Memory16GB DDR4 2400 MHz
Display15.6" 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
GraphicsGeForce GTX 1060 6GBGeForce GTX 1070 8GB
Storage256GB NVMe PCIe SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD (8GB cache)
Camera1280 x 720 HD Webcam
Networking2x2 802.11ac
Built-in Bluetooth V4.1
Gigabit Ethernet Jack
I/O1x Combo audio jack
1x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen1
4x USB 3.0
1x Mini DisplayPort
1x HDMI
1x AC adapter plug
AudioDual 3.5W stereo speakers
Battery64Wh 4-cell Lithium-Ion
Power Adapter150W
Dimensions15.1 x 10.3 x 0.8~0.9 in
Weight5.1 lb
Price$1,600$1,900
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