ASUS refreshes its ROG Strix Hero II, Scar II and ROG G703 gaming notebooks (Updated)

ASUS refreshes its ROG Strix Hero II, Scar II and ROG G703 gaming notebooks at CES 2019

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Updated on 24 January 2019: Added particulars on native value and availability for the ROG Strix Scar II laptops.

Originally printed on 16 January 2019:

ASUS has refreshed its ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II gaming pocket book collection with the newest NVIDIA RTX 20-series GPUs. It even dusted off the ROG G703, the desktop alternative pocket book, which is a beast of a gaming pocket book, to be included on this spherical of GPU upgrades.

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ASUS ROG Strix Hero II

This 15.6-inch gaming pocket book retains its thin-bezel show, its {hardware} improve consists of with the ability to help as much as NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 cell graphics chipset and a “quad-antenna” Wi-Fi system with “optimized algorithm” for higher protection. This is an attention-grabbing growth as we’ve got but to see desktop counterpart, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060.

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ASUS ROG Strix Scar II

The ASUS ROG Strix Scar II household has two variants, i.e., one 15.6-inch (GL504), and the opposite is a 17.3-inch (GL704). The product collection has been up to date to help as much as NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 cell graphics chipset.

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Their highest supported processor continues to be the Eighth-gen Intel Core i7-8570H, with as much as 32GB of DDR4-2666 RAM. Its storage choices embrace as much as 1TB PCIe-based NVMe SSD, and a 1TB FireCuda hybrid HDD.

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The 17.3-inch ASUS ROG G703 has additionally been dusted off for CES 2019. Its GPU has been upgraded to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 with 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM from the earlier gen GTX 1080 GPU. The remainder of its {hardware} seems to have been stored intact like its factory-overclocked Eighth-gen Intel Core i9-8950HK, to its triplet of PCIe-based NVMe SSDs. Its community connectivity choices have been upgraded to incorporate a 2.5GBase-T community port and Intel Gigabit Wi-Fi.


Price and availability

The 17.3-inch ROG Strix Scar II GL704GW and 15.6-inch ROG Strix Scar II GL504GW will retail at S$3,598 and S$3,498 respectively beginning from 29 January.

Both laptops will come outfitted with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor, 16GB of RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070. In addition, they are going to function a 256GB PCIe M.2 SSD and a 1TB FireCuda hybrid drive.

They will likely be in the stores in any respect ASUS Brand Shops and approved retailers.


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