Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The ROG Strix 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.
The ROG Strix 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 i7-7700HQ processor gives sufficient power for converting your work into various music file formats.
With its wide selection of ports the ROG Strix sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1256 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress
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 uses a Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 16 GB RAM to power multiple VMs and your dev tools simultaneously.
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
A sizeable drive allows you to download and manage hundreds of thousands of emails on the ROG Strix.
Although less powerful than other laptops, the ROG Strix is more than capable of keeping you connected to Facebook, Twitter and all the other social networks you love.
The ROG Strix allows you to stay productive even when you need to pop out for a few hours thanks to its portability and 3.2 hours battery life.
The ROG Strix 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 6.5 lbs weight is enough to get the job done.
The lights may be low, but that doesn’t mean you can’t work. The ROG Strix’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 oozes style while offering a combo of form and function that suits the needs of a serious gamer.
Be prepared for victory with the ASUS ROG Strix, which gives you the features that you need to amp up your gaming expertise and squash the competition. Every good battle starts with sophisticated equipment, and the ASUS's beautiful design will be the envy of all your competitors, making you feel as if you are armoured for battle. What the designer casing contains is just as awe-inspiring, with the power of an i7 processor allowing you to play better for longer, boosting your laptop's power to sustain more demanding games and intense gaming sessions. Now you can bash those keys without worrying over the strain on your laptop, with a fully customizable keyboard that allows you to change the backlit areas to suit your playing style, and the games that you love playing - the anti-ghosting technology also ensures that each strike is precise and responsive, allowing you to focus on your goal of becoming the one to beat online.
|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||4 cores|
|Processor Family||Intel Core i7-7xxx|
|Processor Model||Intel Core i7-7700HQ|
|Processor Speed||2.8 GHz|
|RAM Size||16 GB|
|Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity||1000|
|SSD Capacity||256 GB|
|Storage Total Capacity||1256 GB|
|Graphics Card Model - Dedicated||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060|
|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||3.2 hours|
|Cable Lock Slot||Yes|
|Cable Lock Slot Type||Kensington|
|Weight & Dimensions|
|Dimesnsions - Depth||28 inches|
|Dimesnsions - Height||2.4 inches|
|Dimesnsions - Width||41.5 inches|
|Certifications & Compliance|
|Energy Star Certified||Yes|