ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has introduced a new high-performance laptop designed for gaming enthusiasts. The new ASUS ROG Strix GL553VD can boast some impressive technical specifications, careful design and great value for money.
This laptop proposed by ASUS presents a sober design with some gaming touches, such as the backlit keyboard in red, differentiated WASD key set, a larger space key and differentiated cursor keys.
Inside, the combination of an Intel Core i7-7700HQ processor with up to 32 Gbytes of DDR4 RAM and the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 4GB graphics card ensure more than enough power to enjoy any game in high definition with good fps and quality. These are the most relevant technical specifications of the Laptop:
- Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ
- Intel HM170 Chipset
- Operating system Windows 10 64 bit.
- 15.6 “IPS Full HD (1920 x 1080) screen (matte, also available in TN)
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with 4 Gbytes of dedicated memory
- Up to 32 Gbytes RAM DDR4 2133 MHz
- SATA III HDD 1 TB / 2 TB 2.5 SATA III SSD “,128 GB / 256 GB 2.5″SATA III SSD or PCIe x4 256 GB / 512 GB 2.5 ” SSD
- Backlit keyboard with 30-key anti-ghosting and rollover
- Wi-Fi 802.11ac dual-band, Bluetooth 4.0
- 1x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen 1), 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB 2.0, HDMI, LAN, Combined Audio, 2-in-1 Card Reader, 48Wh Battery
- Dimensions 383 x 255 x 30 mm. Weight 2.5 kg
Beyond hardware, the ASUS gaming division stands out from the competition by offering features like ROG Cooling Overboost, a software that allows users to control fan speeds and take full advantage of the built-in thermal system.
Another interesting addition is ROG GameFirst III, a system capable of analyzing the network traffic to prioritize the necessary packages for a fluid online game without lag. It includes different modes that can be configured to take full advantage of the available bandwidth depending on the task you are performing.
The laptop is already available in all authorized distributors for a price starting 1,099 dollars for the most basic configuration; the price will vary depending on the amount of RAM, the chosen screen and storage so you can find it with different configurations on different stores.