[REVIEW] ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II, Gaming Laptop with RTX Graphics Cards Worth the Price of Motor Ninja
What are the advantages offered by the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II gaming laptop for this Ninja motorbike? Come see here, guys!
Beginning in 2019, ASUS Indonesia has released three new variants of gaming laptops that use the NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics card . All three are gaming laptops under the Republic of Gamers (ROG) flag and are the first GeForce RTX-based gaming laptops in the country.
One of them is the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II , where it is the same as its predecessor, this variant is still present as the best gaming laptop in its class and still presents premium features and fast performance wrapped in a compact body. Similar to the previous series, but the one that distinguishes it is the specifications it uses, which are using the GeForce RTX graphics card.
For your information, the GeForce RTX is the latest gaming GPU from NVIDIA. GPUs that use the Turing architecture come with CUDA Core and RT Core that can deliver exceptional visual quality thanks to the support of Ray Tracing technology. GeForce RTX is also equipped with Core Tensor which can accelerate AI performance. The combination of the latest technology makes ROG’s latest line of laptops capable of presenting more tangible visuals while setting new standards in the gaming laptop industry.
Incidentally the author was given the honor by ASUS Indonesia to try this one gaming laptop directly. Like what? Just take a look at the following.
In the specifications, this gaming laptop comes with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor that has 6 cores and 12 threads . This processor which has a processing speed of up to 4.10GHz is also accompanied by 16GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM. Combined with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics chip , the ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II can deliver the best gaming performance in a compact body.
ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II has the right specifications and also a charming design that is designed specifically for gamers. Of course, for those of you who don’t want to bother buying a Gaming PC and having high mobility it’s good to consider this ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II Gaming Laptop. In addition to the need to play games, the ASUS ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II is also very reliable to do video editing and various other heavy things.
Charming and Lightweight Body Design
The ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II can still appear with a sleek body like its predecessor. When compared with its predecessor, the ROG STRIX GL520VM , this laptop has more compact dimensions with a more macho design.
The secret of the sleek body of the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II is nothing but thanks to NanoEdge Display technology that makes the screen bezel look very thin. NanoEdge Bezel also makes the screen on this gaming laptop look more spacious and unlimited, so making the game playing session more enjoyable.
Moreover, this gaming laptop is also still easy to carry. With a weight of only 2.4kg, this gaming laptop can accompany gaming sessions whenever and wherever.
Clear screen with 144Hz support
Still carrying the previous technology, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II has a powerful screen with 144Hz refresh rate and fast gray-to-gray response time . The screen is one of the mandatory requirements for hardcore gamers and esports players. With this screen, gamers can enjoy the display of super-smooth game animation up to 144fps in real-time and very fast response input .
The screen on the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II uses panels with brightness levels up to 300cd / m². Compared to the low-end IPS panel, the panel used on the ROG Strix GL704 Scar II screen has a brightness level of 20 percent brighter. The brightness level ensures that gamers are not easily distracted by polarization that can arise due to exposure to light directly to the screen. This gaming laptop claimed by ASUS can provide a more comfortable FPS video game experience and is suitable for gamers who are serious in the field of esports.
Besides being comfortable and accurate, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II keyboard also has high durability. Each key on this gaming laptop keyboard can last up to 20 million times press. In order to appear more attractive, each ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II keyboard button has RGB backlight that can be customized according to the wishes of users through the AURA Sync feature.
For business connectivity, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II comes with more complete connectivity options. On the left side there is one LAN (RJ45) 1 Gbps port , two USB 3.0 ports , there is one HDMI port , USB Type-C, one mini DisplayPort port for High Definition video output to two external monitors, also one audio combo jack ( speaker + microphone) 3.5mm to install the favorite headset . On the right side, there is a locking lock, one USB 3.0 port, and a card reader. Unfortunately this time the Super Multi DVD must be absent on the latest ASUS ROG gaming laptop.
Not only does it appear with a new design, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar III also comes back with a more stable cooling system. The presence of this cooling system is ASUS ‘answer after listening to complaints from its predecessor series users, who regretted the use of one fan to cool the entire system. With the change in the cooling system, this laptop also managed to keep its working temperature in better numbers.
Super Fast Performance
As for storage, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II relies on one super-fast storage media, 512GB of M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD. But there is an SSHD slot that you can add again. M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD acts as the main storage media so that the performance of this gaming laptop is certainly optimal.
To ensure the best performance, the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II is equipped with 16GB of DDR4 memory. The memory also runs at speeds of 2666MHz or above the average of other laptops that use DDR4.
To see the benchmark results of the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II, you can see it below.
The results of testing of several popular video games are also very good. When tested playing video games such as Grand Theft Auto V, The Witcher 3, Far Cry Primal, CS: GO , and Dota 2, this laptop is able to produce a fairly high frame rate in the right flat setting .
If you are looking for a perfect gaming laptop , the ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II is the answer. This gaming laptop has high specifications and also a macho design that is designed specifically for gamers. Of course, for those of you who don’t want to bother buying a Gaming PC and having high mobility it’s good to consider this ASUS ROG Strix GL504GW Scar II. In addition to the need to play games, the ASUS ROG Strix GL704 Scar II is also very reliable to do video editing and various other heavy things. With a 2-year warranty, you can take this gaming laptop home by spending IDR 40,999 million.