ASUS Republic of Gamers recently announced their latest 17.3-inch addition to their ROG Strix gaming laptop lineup; the Strix SCAR II (GL704).
The SCAR II features an industry-leading 17.3-inch display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and complete sRGB coverage. All that screen in a compact 15.7-inch chassis. It is also equipped with the latest 8th Generation Intel processor (up to Core i&-8750H, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU with 6 GB of RAM. The Strix SCAR II also includes ROG RangeBoost technology, and the HyperCool Pro cooling system.
ASUS Republic of Gamers also released Armoury Crate, a unified platform that puts the most important settings at the gamer’s fingertips, which comes with the SCAR II. It currently covers system settings, Aura Sync lighting, and users can save changes to one of four profiles that automatically load for specific games and applications. There is also a companion Mobile Dashboard that extends the interface to Android and iOS devices, which allows remote monitoring and adjustment.
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL704) Specifications
- Dimensions – 39.98 x 27.35 x 2.49~2.64cm
- Weight – 2.9kg
- Display – 17.3-inch anti-glare Full HD (1920×1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms
- Processor – Intel® Core™ i7-8750H Processor 2.2 GHz
- Graphics – NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5
- Memory – 16GB DDR4 2666MHz
- Storage – PCIE NVME 256G M.2 SSD + 1TB 2.5” Hybrid HDD (FireCuda)
- I/O Ports –
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 (Type-C)
3 x USB 3.1 Gen1,
1 x USB3.1 Gen 2
1 x mDP 1.2
1 x HDMI 2.0
1 x RJ-45 Jack
1 x SD card reader
1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
1 x Kensington lock
- Operating System – Windows 10 Home
- Power – 180W AC Adapter
The ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL704) will be available before the end of Q3 in all ROG stores nationwide. No local pricing announced yet.