Asus ROG Strix GL503 (with Firecuda SSHD)

MPN: GL503VD-DB71  |  EAN: 0889349814628  |  Model: ROG Strix GL503

Price Information

C$1,869.72

as at 7 Nov 18 | 1:45 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix GL503 (with Firecuda SSHD) - GL503VD-DB71 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Just Right
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Just Right
Back-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Just Right
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

A multi-core Intel Core i7-7700HQ sits at the heart of the ROG Strix GL503, providing plenty of raw processing power for editing 4K high definition video. With a total storage capacity of 1000 GB, the ROG Strix GL503 ensures you have plenty of space to store your footage.

Great for photo editing

The Asus powerful Intel Core i7-7xxx processor makes image manipulation a breeze. And the high resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels display ensures your pictures really ‘pop’ when you’re done.

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 1050 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 6036.5 , and the 4 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 8913

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 in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 15.6 inches screen size) and performance so that you're free to roam the labs or libraries with a machine that can competently multi-task your data crunching, "multi-tabbed browsing" and the production of academic content.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your ROG Strix GL503's Advanced resolution display

IPS screen technology makes video content richer and more viewable.

You won't have to struggle to pause or rewind in the dark with its backlit keyboard.

Connecting to a TV or monitor to watch content on a bigger screen will be simple as its HDMI port is the most common connection option available.

Videos for fun

With 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. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7-7xxx CPU, the ROG Strix GL503 delivers great results.

Give your Images the professional touch

With plenty of RAM, processing power and a dedicated graphics card, the ROG Strix GL503 gives you everything you need to complete high quality photos and graphic design projects.

Music and Audio

Developing your own tunes and mixes is important to you, so we've recommended a laptop that has got an advanced audio system on-board with HD sound capabilities.

The presence of a 4 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.

Its all about the Beats

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the ROG Strix GL503 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.8 GHz takes care of the actual production work.

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the ROG Strix GL503 is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the ROG Strix GL503 is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

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 GL503 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, are relatively undemanding, but the Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the ROG Strix GL503

The ROG Strix GL503 makes surfing the web easy thanks to a reasonable hardware specification and fast, reliable b/g/n/ac WiFi connectivity.

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the ROG Strix GL503 is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.

Battery life is fairly decent

With its 4 hours battery life, the ROG Strix GL503 offers a good amount of freedom while moving from place to place around the house.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 4 hours, the ROG Strix GL503 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 4 hours battery life in the ROG Strix GL503 has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

If you’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The ROG Strix GL503 offers 4 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

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 GL503 works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

The ROG Strix GL503 is a great choice for when you need a good value, reliable laptop that won't be carried around too often. It’s not the smallest or lightest, however the 2.3 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The ROG Strix GL503’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Presentations

When delivering presentations, you need to be sure you can connect to the meeting room projector or screen. The 1 offers several different display ports to make sure everyone can see your slideshow.

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

It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.

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Product Description

The ASUS ROG Strix gives you the opportunity for next level gaming. The vivid chassis of the ASUS Strix give it the robustness that every gaming laptop needs. However, the quad-core processors provide the power you need to defeat your opponents and play the latest releases. That's backed up by the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics, which give you a smooth visual performance. There's enough RAM to game hard, with a high-quality performance even when running demanding software. Not only this, but the GPU is VR ready so you can be fully immersed in high-demand games such as Resident Evil or Ace Combat. The addition of ROG GameVisual means that you can tailor your in-game settings to match your gameplay. The dual fans will also keep the whole thing cool no matter how long you play, protecting your laptop from damage. The ASUS Strix then has the power to become a hardcore gaming machine for serious players.

Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Strix GL503 (with Firecuda SSHD) - GL503VD-DB71 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Display Size 15.6 inches
Display Technology Name IPS
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 Speed 2400 MHz
RAM Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 1000
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type SSHD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
Audio
Sound System Sonic Studio
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 4 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.2 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.3 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 38.4 cm
Weight 2.3 kg