Asus ROG Strix Scar II i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Black

MPN: GL504GW-DS74  |  EAN: 0192876203125  |  Model: ROG Strix Scar II

Price Information

$1,579.89

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 AM CET

$1,999.99

as at 15 Apr 19 | 7:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix Scar II i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Black - GL504GW-DS74 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Outstanding
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Outstanding
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Outstanding
Simple Music Editing
Outstanding
Pro Music Production
Very Good
Bookkeeping
Outstanding
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Very Good
Browsing
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Documents
Outstanding
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying All the Time
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
15 Inches
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Outstanding
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding

Professional Video Production

The ROG Strix Scar II's resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels pixels, offers exceptional visual clarity for editing videos. It has a decent total storage capacity of 512 GB, a powerful 2.2 GHz processor and a dedicated graphics card which makes this laptop perfect for high-resolution video projects.

Great for photo editing

Achieve great photo editing results with the ROG Strix Scar II from . It comes with a large NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 storage capacity for any pictures you keep on locally on the laptop. It also boasts a handy Memory Card Reader, making it incredibly easy to transfer pictures from your camera while on the move.

Gaming

Basic games might need more than basic hardware. The ROG Strix Scar II 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

Light, portable, and full-featured, the ROG Strix Scar II is ideal for carrying between offices and libraries. You’ll have all the tools you need to research and write outstanding research papers and theses.

All about the Films!

In addition to its excellent Advanced screen, this laptop comes with a 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution ensuring scenes pop with colour and great fidelity. Also, while watching in the dark, you can start, stop and skip through scenes using the backlit keyboard.

Videos for fun

Whether you’re vlogging on YouTube, or putting together high-quality family videos, the ROG Strix Scar II 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

Give your Images the professional touch

The on-board Memory size of 16 GB and the quad-core Intel Core i7-8750H processor on this laptop allows you to quickly convert high ppi image formats and rapidly iterate through your concepts.

The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card offers extra power for rendering your creative work on to your spacious 15.6 inches display. 

The screen built with IPS technology gives you vivid colours and great viewing angles whilst the 1920 x 1080 pixels resolutions provides the necessary detail.

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.

In addition, this laptop can be used night or day thanks to the built in back-lit keyboard.

Music and Audio

Making your first steps in music editing? The ROG Strix Scar II has what it takes to deliver your audio craft.

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

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 UI Dev & Design work

Whether it's HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks such as AJAX, Angular, JQUERY etc, the ROG Strix Scar II is a very capable option. 

It's multi-core CPU & 16 GB memory size helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on it's high quality, 1920 x 1080 pixels screen.

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, don't need much, but your Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM ensures even image laden files won't leave you watching the 'spinning wheel'!

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

Email demands very little from a laptop. We've taken this into account.

Social networking is relatively lightweight, so the low power 2.2 GHz processor is ideal. With 3.6 hours battery life, you can stay connected between charges.

Battery life is fairly decent

Lightweight and compact, the ROG Strix Scar II boasts 3.6 hours battery life to keep you going while on short trips like the daily commute on the train or subway.

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 ROG Strix Scar II works just as well on your lap or a desk.

Great to use on the go!

The ROG Strix Scar II 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 5.3 lbs weight is enough to get the job done.

Working in the dark

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

Presentations

Ensure everyone can see your presentation with the 1 . With an 1 and several you will always be able to connect to an external projector or screen.

Numeric Key Pad

When you spend all day typing, the quality of keyboard makes a big difference. The ROG Strix Scar II includes a numeric keypad to simplify the process of entering numbers into spreadsheets. And with a backlit keyboard, you can keep working long after the sun goes down too.

Very stylized look

The ROG Strix Scar II 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

Not just a pretty face, the ROG Strix Scar II uses ergonomic design to give you a gaming advantage.

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Technical Specifications

Asus ROG Strix Scar II i7 15.6 inch IPS SSD Black - GL504GW-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 IPS
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
SSD Capacity 512 GB
Storage Total Capacity 512 GB
Storage Type SSD
Graphics
Graphics Card Model - Dedicated NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
Graphics Card Model - Integrated Intel UHD Graphics 630
Graphics Card Type Dedicated
VR Ready Yes
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
HDMI Version 2.0
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 Language English
Keyboard Num-Pad Yes
Software
Operating System Architecture 64 Bit
Operating System Name Microsoft Windows
Operating System Version Windows 10
Battery
Battery Life 3.62 hours
Security
Cable Lock Slot Yes
Cable Lock Slot Type Kensington
Weight & Dimensions
Dimesnsions - Depth 26.2 inches
Dimesnsions - Height 2.6 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 36.1 inches
Weight 5.29 lbs