ASUS ROG Strix Hero II i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Black

MPN: GL504GM-DS74  |  EAN: 0192876068564  |  Model:

Price Information

C$2,843.02

as at 21 Oct 18 | 12:20 PM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

ASUS ROG Strix Hero II i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Black - GL504GM-DS74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Email
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
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
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The 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.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the 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.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the can meet your needs.

And when you’ve finished editing, the on-board Memory Card Reader makes it simple to transfer and share your video content with others

Music and Audio

The 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 1256 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

When you need crystal clear audio and plenty of grunt for processing and encoding, the 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.

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 '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 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 i7-8750H , (a processor with 6 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 i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel' on the

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

Sending and receiving email is a relatively lightweight activity that the can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

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

Battery life is fairly decent

Light and powerful, the 5 hours battery life of the allows it to be easily used all around the home for long periods without charging.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 5 hours, the can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The 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’re always on the move around your office, you need a laptop that moves with you. The offers 5 hours of battery life so you can swap desks as much as you like between charges.

Suits your occasional mobility

As you'll be needing to move about now and then, it's 2.4 kg weight should suit your needs just fine.

Great to use on the go!

Because this has got a weight measuring in at 2.4 kg, it'll help you stay light and nimble. 

Working in the dark

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

Numeric Key Pad

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

Package that suits a Gamer

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

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Product Description

Designed with professional gaming in mind, the ASUS ROG Strix Hero II delivers the performance and features you need to overcome your opponents. Under the hood you'll find plenty of power with the 2.2GHz Intel Core i7 six-core processor with 16GB of RAM and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics. This ultra-reliable performance ensure that you're equipped to handle the most intense of gaming sessions, while the HyperCool Pro thermal system has been carefully tuned to keep these crucial components running at top speed during the heat of the battle. The 15.6-inch display offers full HD capacity and an astonishing 3ms gray-to-gray response time for supersmooth visuals and picture quality. Enjoy clearer, louder and more accurate audio with the powerful side-firing speakers that provide immersive sound. The innovative keyboard has been optimize for gaming with a large space bar that's easier to hit and 4 additional hotkeys for system controls. With 1256GB of total storage, you'll have more than enough space for all your games, extensions, programs and files, as well as access to them at warp speeds. Sharpen your gaming experience from all angles with the ASUS ROG Strix Hero II.

Technical Specifications

ASUS ROG Strix Hero II i7 15.6 inch HDD+SSD Black - GL504GM-DS74 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour Black
Form Factor Clamshell
Display
Display HD Type FHD
Display Refresh Rate 144 Hz
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 16 GB
RAM Speed 2666 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 1060
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
Networking
Network Bluetooth Type 5.0
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-A Ports 2
USB 3.1 (Gen 2) Type-C Port 1
USB Type-A 3.1 (Gen 2) 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 5 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.16 cm
Dimesnsions - Height 2.54 cm
Dimesnsions - Width 36..07 cm
Weight 2.4 kg