Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74 is a good choice for casual gamers, offering enough CPU power, RAM and storage to get the job done – hardcore gamers may need something a little meatier though.
As a student or researcher in the social or physical sciences, this device provides a good balance of portability (with it's 17.3 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.
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.
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 6 cores core process will help speed up music format conversions or codec-based compression.
When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74 can handle everything you throw at it. A selection of ports allow you to connect instruments and devices, while the 2.2 GHz takes care of the actual production work.
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.
Emulating a full-blown virtual server environment requires plenty of grunt. The ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74 uses a Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.
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 GL703GM-DS74 packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.
Surf the web at speed thanks to the ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74’s speedy b/g/n/ac WiFi interface.
Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74 can comfortably handle. It also comes with of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.
Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.2 GHz processor is ideal. With 3 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.
The ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74 allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 3 hours battery life.
The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The ROG Strix GL703GM-DS74’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark
Working with numbers is important to you, so we've made sure this laptop comes a full featured keyboard.
It comes in an unconventional package that stands out from the typical greys and blacks that are common with such devices.
It oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.
Gaming is all about having an enjoyable and immersive experience, and the ASUS ROG Strix enables you to be ready for every eventuality, with both its elegant design and high-end power. This laptop ensures that you can play all day, and have the most exciting experience possible. However, this gaming laptop is also extremely portable, with a lightweight design that makes it as easy as a console to transport to a friend's house, allowing for greater connectivity with others. Complete with its sleek and unique appearance, the black brushed-metal finish conveys a sophisticated and powerful energy, making your gaming persona fearful to others. What makes this gaming laptop so special, though, is the built-in Aura RGB illumination technology, so you can fully-customize the backlighting to match you game and mood. Plus, the ROG Strix comes with four hot keys, included for ultimate convenience and speedy control - never again do you have to be caught off-guard!
|Display HD Type||FHD|
|Display Resolution||1920 x 1080 pixels|
|Display Size||17.3 inches|
|Display Technology Name||TN|
|Processor Architecture||64 Bit|
|Processor Cores||6 cores|
|Processor Family||Intel Core i7|
|Processor Model||Intel Core i7-8750H|
|Processor Speed||2.20 GHz|
|RAM Size||16 GB|
|RAM Speed||2800 MHz|
|Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity||1000|
|SSD Capacity||256 GB|
|Storage Total Capacity||1256 GB|
|Storage Type||SSHD + SSD|
|Graphics Card Model - Dedicated||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060|
|Graphics Card Model - Integrated||Intel UHD Graphics 630|
|Graphics Card Type||Dedicated|
|Network Bluetooth Type||4.1|
|Network Wired Type||10/100/1000 Mbps|
|Network Wireless Type||b/g/n/ac|
|Ports & Interfaces|
|Memory Card Reader||1|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C Ports||1|
|USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports||4|
|Operating System Architecture||64 Bit|
|Operating System Name||Microsoft Windows|
|Operating System Version||Windows 10 Home|
|Battery Life||3 hours|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Dimesnsions - Depth||27.94 cm|
|Dimesnsions - Height||2.39 cm|
|Dimesnsions - Width||41.4 cm|
|Certifications & Compliance|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|