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

MPN: GL504GM-DS74  |  EAN: 0192876068564  |  Model: GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition

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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
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual 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
Social Media
Outstanding
Browsing
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Use Around the Office
Just Right
Use in Public Places
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at £0.00, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

It's good for academic research

As a student or researcher, the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition 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

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.

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 6 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 GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition 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 i7-8750H, (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

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 GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

The GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition 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 GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition can comfortably handle. It also comes with 1000 GB of total storage so you never have to delete a message or attachment again.

Facebook, twitter etc require little processing power or screen specification so the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition will do just fine.

Battery life is fairly decent

Designed to be carried about, the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition can be used everywhere in your home thanks to its 5 hours battery life.

For anyone who works on the road, or outside the office, portability is everything. With a battery life of 5 hours, the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition can go the distance for you while working on the move.

The GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition 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 GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition comes with 5 hours battery life so you can move around the office as much as you need.

Suits your occasional mobility

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

Not the smallest laptop, but this is a good choice for when you don't want a full-size PC. The GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Working in the dark

The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition’s built-in 1 allows you to type accurately – even in the dark

Numeric Key Pad

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

Package that suits a Gamer

Not just a pretty face, the GL504GM-DS74 Hero II Edition uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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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