ASUS ROG Strix GL503VS i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black

MPN: GL503VS-DH74  |  EAN: 0889349861356  |  Model: ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74

Price Information

C$1,999.00

as at 13 Jul 18 | 12:49 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

ASUS ROG Strix GL503VS i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - GL503VS-DH74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Just Right
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Very Good
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 1256 GB, a powerful 2.8 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 4 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 17150.5 .

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

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

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 1070 which hits a 3DMark benchmark score of 17150.5 , 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

Light, portable, and full-featured, the ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 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.

All about the Films!

High quality video on your ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74'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

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 1070 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.

Give your Images the professional touch

The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 is a high spec machine for professional photo and graphics work. Boasting a powerful 2.8 GHz processor and 16 GB RAM, along with a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 dedicated graphics card, this laptop will help you achieve the very best results.

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 GL503VS-DH74 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

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 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 UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 is a very capable option. It's 4 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its 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, which is why we've picked something for you that's got an Intel Core i7-7700HQ , (a processor with 4 cores) plus a healthy RAM size of 16 GB.

Also, its 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution provides adequate screen estate to view multiple window or more of your IDE while you work.

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 comfortably as all components of your Asus will easily handle the web

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

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Lightweight and compact, the ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 boasts 3 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

Suits your occasional mobility

The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 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.

Great to use on the go!

The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 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

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

Presentations

It's got a good variety of display ports which allows you connect to a good range of projectors and screen types.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Very stylized look

The ROG Strix GL503VS-DH74 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 GL503VS-DH74 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Product Description

This understated yet elegant laptop hides a stunning experience that will send you to the top of the leader boards. With a state of the art computer processor to power your journey through the fantasy landscapes of your favorite games, you will have the boost needed to play for longer, and demand more from your laptop. With 1060 graphics, you will also be able to get the best graphics on the market, with excellent visuals which throw you into the midst of the action. However, the real show stopper is the 144hz screen. You can enjoy the newly designed four hot keys which add to speedy control and smoother gameplay; the keyboard also features a highlight WASD key group with anti-ghosting technology, complete with n-key rollover so that your inputs are tracked accurately. This Strix laptop features impeccable gaming technology, beautiful visuals, a sleek appearance, and sound that'll transform any gaming title.

Technical Specifications

ASUS ROG Strix GL503VS i7 15.6 inch IPS HDD+SSD Black - GL503VS-DH74 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
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
HDD Capacity 1000 GB
SSD Capacity 256 GB
Storage Total Capacity 1256 GB
Storage Type HDD + SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
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
HDMI Version 2.0
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 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