Asus ROG Strix SCAR II i7 17.3 inch IPS SSHD Black

MPN: GL704GW-PS71  |  EAN: 0192876197929  |  Model: ROG Strix SCAR II

Price Information

$1,849.99

as at 25 Sep 19 | 1:05 AM CET

$1,999.99

as at 28 Mar 19 | 7:00 AM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Asus ROG Strix SCAR II i7 17.3 inch IPS SSHD Black - GL704GW-PS71 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Pro Video Editing
Very Good
Amateur Photo Editing
Very Good
Hardcore Gaming
Outstanding
Casual Gaming
Outstanding
College (Students)
Just Right
Watching Movies
Just Right
Basic Video Editing
Very Good
Pro Graphic Design
Very Good
Simple Music Editing
Just Right
Pro Music Production
Just Right
Bookkeeping
Just Right
Front-end Development
Outstanding
Back-end Development
Just Right
Browsing
Outstanding
Social Media
Outstanding
Documents
Just Right
Email
Outstanding
Short Journeys
Just Right
Carrying Occasionally
Just Right
Working in Low Light
Outstanding
Presentations
Outstanding
Working with Numbers
Outstanding
Funky Look
Outstanding
Gaming Look
Outstanding
Outstanding
Pro Photo Editing
Very Good
Windows
Outstanding
Serious Multitasking
Outstanding
17+ Inches
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 1000 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

Resolution of up to 1920 x 1080 pixels means you can work in greater detail

Running editing programs such as photoshop is possible due to the inclusion of 16 GB of RAM and the 6 cores-core processor.

Even more, you can render your image and design work with ease as this laptops comes with a robust graphics card with a strong 3Dmark benchmark score of 19800 .

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

The Memory card reader makes loading images from you camera straightforward.

Gaming

Click, shoot, scroll, or type, the ROG Strix SCAR II is more than capable of running light games that don’t require high end hardware. And at $1,849.99, this laptop won’t break the bank either.

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!

With a high resolution Advanced screen the excellent ROG Strix SCAR II was built to allow you enjoy movies, serials and animation. And with a HDMI port, you can connect the laptop to your TV or projector for an even more cinematic experience.

Videos for fun

With 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. With 16 GB GB RAM, and a Intel Core i7 CPU, the ROG Strix SCAR II delivers great results.

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 17.3 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

The ROG Strix SCAR II 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 1000 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

With its wide selection of ports the ROG Strix SCAR II sits at the heart of your music production workflow. And with a total storage capacity of 1000 GB hard drive, you’ve got plenty of space to store work in progress

Book keeping

Capable of running spreadsheets or dedicated accounts software, the ROG Strix SCAR II is perfect for keeping finances in check. And with a 1 you’ll find it even easier to enter and update figures.

Can handle UI Dev & Design work

Whether you’re coding HTML5, CSS or Javascript-based frameworks like AJAX, Angular or JQUERY the ROG Strix SCAR II is a very capable option. It's 6 cores core CPU and 16 GB of RAM helps you multi-task as you craft your vision on its 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. The ROG Strix SCAR II sports an Intel Core i7-8750H , (a processor with 6 cores) plus a healthy 16 GB of RAM to power your VMs and dev tools.

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 ROG Strix SCAR II packs a decent Intel Core i7-8750H processor and 16 GB RAM so this is machine that will last.

Surf comfortably as all components of your will easily handle the web

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

The 3.6 hours battery life in the ROG Strix SCAR II has got enough juice to help you work while on the move during quick trips around the city.

Suits your occasional mobility

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 6.4 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

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

Very stylized look

It 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 17.3 inch IPS SSHD Black - GL704GW-PS71 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 17.3 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
Solid State Hybrid Drive Capacity 1000
Storage Total Capacity 1000 GB
Storage Type SSHD
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
Memory Card Reader 1
Microphone 1
Mini DisplayPort 1
USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1) Type-A Ports 3
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 27.3 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (front) 2.49 inches
Dimesnsions - Height (rear) 2.64 inches
Dimesnsions - Width 39.9 inches
Weight 6.39 lbs