Asus ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 i7 15.6 inch Black

MPN: GL553VD-DS71  |  EAN: 0889349602775  |  Model: ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71

Price Information

C$1,769.11

as at 8 Jun 18 | 8:34 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 i7 15.6 inch Black - GL553VD-DS71 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Casual Gaming
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Just Right
College (Students)
Just Right
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Back-end Development
Just Right
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at C$1,769.11, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 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.

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

Since you're all about the music, this laptop will make a great side-kick to you music production gear. It's multi-core processor gives you the necessary muscle to rip, encode or convert your audio craft without having to wait forever. Also, it's on-board audio chip and high resolution screen (1920 x 1080 pixels) offer a competent and mobile deputy to your existing tools and setup.

Book keeping

Managing finances has never been simpler. The ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 has enough processing power to manage even the largest spreadsheets. And the inclusion of a 1 makes typing and updating numbers even easier.

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, 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 GL553VD-DS71

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

A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71.

Although less powerful than other laptops, the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 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 5 hours battery life, the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 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 5 hours, the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 5 hours battery life.

If you work in a hot desk environment, portability will be key. The ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 comes with 5 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Suits your occasional mobility

The ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 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 2.5 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Great to use on the go!

The ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 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 2.5 kg weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

The light may be low, but the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 allows you to work or play around the clock. Make every keystroke count thanks to the 1 .

Numeric Key Pad

The quality of keyboard is crucial to data entry, so the ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 includes a numeric keypad to make your life easier.

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 GL553VD-DS71 is built for hardcore gaming on the move.

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Product Description

Gamers beware: You'll never want to stop playing once you get a taste of this Asus. With its all-black appearance and deep, red accents, you'll fall madly in love with the look of this laptop. Not only does it look like it's from the future with its RGB backlit scissor-switch keys and four separate lighting zones, but it also runs like an absolute beast. With an inbuilt HDD for reliable speeds and plenty of storage, gameplay is a complete breeze as your gaming experience won't be hindered by lag or a lack of space. What's more, the 7th-Generation (Kaby Lake) Core i7 processor works fluidly with the latest GTX 1050 graphics, making the visuals intense, all-consuming and vibrant. Defeat opponents, live in a tiny world and explore the secret crevasses of a world you're unfamiliar with on a sleek 15.6-inch screen that's Full HD. Once you delve into the powers of this laptop, you won't ever want to leave.

Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Strix GL553VD-DS71 i7 15.6 inch Black - GL553VD-DS71 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 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 Type DDR4-SDRAM
Storage
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type HDD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel HD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type DVD Burner
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
USB 2.0 Ports 1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 2
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 5 hours
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 25.5 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 3 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 38.3 cm
Weight 2.5 kg