Asus ROG Strix GL503GE i7 15.6 inch SSHD Black

MPN: GL503GE-RS71  |  EAN: 0889349993576  |  Model: ROG Strix GL503GE

Price Information

C$1,329.92

as at 21 Oct 18 | 12:28 PM CET

C$1,399.99

as at 13 Jul 19 | 4:10 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix GL503GE i7 15.6 inch SSHD Black - GL503GE-RS71 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
Casual Gaming
Very Good
College (Students)
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
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 i7-8750H processor means whilst your thumbs may struggle with Call of Duty or Doom your will not. 

The 8 GB RAM combines nicely with the GPU on the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 7766 , and the 6 cores CPU hit a Passmark benchmark of 12538

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

It's good for academic research

Light, portable, and full-featured, the ROG Strix GL503GE is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

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 8 GB, the multi-core processor and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 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

The ROG Strix GL503GE provides a great playground to create homemade tracks, mixes and audio effects. It offers ample storage for your music files with a total capacity of 1000 GB. Also, the Intel Core i7-8750H processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.

Its all about the Beats

With its wide selection of ports the ROG Strix GL503GE sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1000 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

The 15.6 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 8 GB RAM will ensure large sheets and accounts wont undermine performance

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

Regular Stuff / Everyday Tasks

Modern productivity apps like Office 365 and Google G Suite are relatively lightweight – but it never hurts to have some power under the hood. The ROG Strix GL503GE packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 8 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The ROG Strix GL503GE 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 GL503GE 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 3 hours battery life in the ROG Strix GL503GE has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 2.6 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the ROG Strix GL503GE allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1 .

Numeric Key Pad

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

Very stylized look

It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.

Package that suits a Gamer

Combining style and ergonomics, the ROG Strix GL503GE is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Strix GL503GE i7 15.6 inch SSHD Black - GL503GE-RS71 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 TN
Processor
Processor Architecture 64 Bit
Processor Cores 6 cores
Processor Family Intel Core i7
Processor Model Intel Core i7-8750H
Processor Speed 2.20 GHz
Processor Threads 12
Memory
RAM Size 8 GB
RAM Speed 2666 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 Ti
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
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
HDMI Version 1.4
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 3
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
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 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.2 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.4 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 38.4 cm
Weight 2.6 kg