Asus ROG Strix 17.3 inches (Black)

MPN: GL703VM-DB74  |  EAN: 0724165222007  |  Model: ROG Strix

Price Information

C$2,679.99

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix 17.3 inches (Black) - GL703VM-DB74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Outstanding
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Just Right
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
17+ Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding

Gaming

A resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, means rich graphics to shoot Zombies or cross the galaxy in detail

Your Asus 's Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 16 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 11477.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8937

You can have the dark arcade experience without tapping blindly thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard. 

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the ROG Strix provides a good balance of portability and performance. With b/g/n/ac WiFi support, you can easily roam between networks in libraries, offices and labs. This laptop gives you the tools you need to research and write outstanding papers.

Videos for fun

You need to pack a lot into this screen, hence a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, you'll have sufficient visual clarity to decide which video sequence will give the impact you're looking for.

Continuously tweaking video clips are fun but requires a quite a bit of computing power. Which is why the memory size of 16 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card all combine to provide a level of performance that matches your needs.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

It also comes with the Memory card reader just in case you need an alternative option to move your creative work from once device to another.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The ROG Strix has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the ROG Strix sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1256 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

The 17.3 inches screen gives you enough screen-space to wade through columns and rows

Excel, Quicken etc, don't need much power so this option won't up the requirements on processor. 

Your Asus 's 16 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

The numeric keypad keyboard really takes the strain out when entering data.

Can handle a Full-Stack Coding Environment

You'll need a machine that can handle multiple VMs for your various dev environments. The ROG Strix sports an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Spreadsheets, presentations and documents, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

Surf the web at speed thanks to the ROG Strix’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the ROG Strix can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the ROG Strix is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

The ROG Strix allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 3.2 hours battery life.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The ROG Strix works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

This laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Numeric Key Pad

Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard. 

Package that suits a Gamer

Combining style and ergonomics, the ROG Strix is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Product Description

Be prepared for victory with the ASUS ROG Strix, which gives you the features that you need to amp up your gaming expertise and squash the competition. Every good battle starts with sophisticated equipment, and the ASUS's beautiful design will be the envy of all your competitors, making you feel as if you are armoured for battle. What the designer casing contains is just as awe-inspiring, with the power of an i7 processor allowing you to play better for longer, boosting your laptop's power to sustain more demanding games and intense gaming sessions. Now you can bash those keys without worrying over the strain on your laptop, with a fully customizable keyboard that allows you to change the backlit areas to suit your playing style, and the games that you love playing - the anti-ghosting technology also ensures that each strike is precise and responsive, allowing you to focus on your goal of becoming the one to beat online.

Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Strix 17.3 inches (Black) - GL703VM-DB74 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 17.3 inches
Display Technology Name TN
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 4 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor Model Intel Core i7-7700HQ
Processor Speed 2.8 GHz
Processor Threads 8
Memory
RAM Size 16 GB
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 1000
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type SSHD+SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 4.1
Network Wired Type 10/100/1000 Mbps
Network Wireless Type b/g/n/ac
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Port 1
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 4
Camera
Camera 1
Keyboard
Keyboard Back-lit Yes
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10 Home
Battery
Battery Life 3.2 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 28 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 41.5 cm
Weight 2.95 kg
Certifications & Compliance
Energy Star Certified Yes