- Operating System: Windows 10
- Processor: Intel Core i7-8750H
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070
- Memory: 16GB DDR4
- Storage: 512GB M.2 SSD
- Input/Output: 1x Type-C, 3x Type-A USB3.1, 1x RJ45, 1x HDMI, 1x Mini-DisplayPort
- Dimensions: 361 x 262 x 26.1mm
- Weight: 2.4kg
- Ultra-narrow bezel
Scars Of Battle
Gaming has become increasingly widespread over the years, where gamers could only be found either in cybercafes or at LAN parties in the past, now they can take to the stage at large tournaments worth millions of dollars. Furthermore, thanks to the evolution of technology, not only have games become more accessible to everyone, it has also become a phenomenon that drives the computer industry.
With gaming laptops like the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II, you are now able to play the latest games while on-the-go. Sporting the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics card, the laptop is capable of outputting incredible performance and allowing gamers to enjoy the most out of their gaming. When paired with an Intel 8th generation Intel Core i7 processor, the laptop becomes not just a powerful gaming machine, but also a powerful workhorse.
If that isn’t enough, the laptop also features the world’s first 144Hz display that has a super-narrow bezel. The ultra-narrow bezel allows for a compact design while being aesthetically pleasing and proving that you don’t have to compromise on style to achieve greater performance. The display also has an ultra-fast 3ms response time for an added advantage, while gaming on top of buttery smooth motion with a refresh rate of 144Hz.
If you’re worried about how the laptop performs, then your worries are unfounded because it performs extremely well. You’ll be able to play the latest games without a hitch, as the powerful hardware under the hood good will deliver the stable frames you need for an undisturbed gaming experience. Even while playing games like Overwatch, Fortnite, or Apex Legends, the laptop doesn’t stutter – leaving no room for frustration.
And if you like to turn heads with your laptop, then you’ll enjoy the carbon fibre design on the SCAR II found across the keyboard. Speaking of keyboards, the keys are evenly spaced for comfortable typing or gaming and they’re also lit by ASUS’ Sync technology, which provides countless ways to customise RGB effects to your tastes. The light body also means you can easily carry the laptop around allowing one to bring their favourite games wherever they go.
CHIP CONCLUDE: You can’t go wrong with the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II if you’re looking for a gaming laptop that looks great and can handle the latest games.
(to be published in issue March 2019)