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ASUS 17.3" ROG Strix SCAR 17

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  • Processor

    AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX

  • Processor Cores

    3.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core

  • Graphics Card

    NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM

  • Installed Memory

    32 GB

Specification
ASUS 17.3" Republic of Gamers Strix SCAR 17 Series Gaming Laptop
Storage

It comes with 2 TB of hard drive storage installed, via 2 x 1 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD harddrive.

SSD Slots
1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use) 1 x M.2 PCIe (Unspecified Interface) (In Use)
Storage Installed
2 TB
Solid State Storage
2 x 1 TB M.2 NVMe PCIe
Performance

It contains a 3.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor with 16 MB of L3 Cache.

There's a Dedicated graphics card which is a NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM.

A dedicated graphics card usually offers a little bit more graphics power so could be better suited towards gaming and/or graphics processing work like image or video editing.

The maximum memory capacity is 64 GB via the 2 (0 Available) memory slots.

The RAM slot type is 260-Pin SO-DIMM.

Because at least one of the ram slots in the ASUS 17.3" ROG Strix SCAR 17 is replaceable, you will be able to upgrade the ram at a later date.

L3 Cache
16 MB
Memory Type
3200 MHz DDR4
Processor Cores
3.3 to 4.6 GHz 8-Core
Memory Configuration
2 x 16 GB (User-Replaceable)
Graphics Card Type
Dedicated
Buffered Memory
No
Installed Memory
32 GB
Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 with 16 GB GDDR6 VRAM
Max. Memory Capacity
64 GB
ECC Memory
No
Memory Slots
2 (0 Available)
Memory Slot Type
260-Pin SO-DIMM
Processor
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX
Display

The screen has a refresh rate of 360 Hz.

A 360 Hz refresh rate screen offers one of the smoothest pictures you could possibly expect.

It's offered in a Matte finish.

A brightness of 300 cd/m2, or nits, is available in the screen.

Panel Type
IPS-Type LCD
Screen Resolution
1920 x 1080
Max. Brightness
300 cd/m2
Colour Gamut
72% NTSC 100% sRGB 75.35% Adobe RGB
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Refresh Rate
360 Hz
Finish
Matte
Variable Refresh Tech
Adaptive-Sync
Contrast Ratio
1000:01:00
Screen Size
17.3"
TouchScreen?
No
Connections

You'll find Wifi 6 inside the laptop, which is the current generation. This gives you a small step up in terms of future-proofing your tech, yet may not give you much of an advantage over wifi 5 unless your router and the rest of your setup is up to scratch.

With the latest standard of Bluetooth included, Bluetooth 5, you'll be set for a few more years of ensuring any new peripheral purchased is fully compatible.

NFC
No
Ethernet
1 x RJ45 (Gigabit)
MU Mimo Support
2 x 2
WIFI
Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax); Dual-Band (2.4 & 5 GHz)
Bluetooth
5.1
Ports & Peripherals

It comes with 3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1) ports, with 3 being more than enough Type-A ports for even advanced laptop users. Chances are, you won't need to use all 3 at the same time.

There's an option of using the Type-C USB ports, with 1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery) ports being offered too, allowing both the use of almost any current peripheral, but also adaptors & dongles allowing use of additional ports for the laptop.

With a backlit keyboard, you'll clearly see your keys and ensure minimal mistakes when you're typing what you need to type.

Don't fret about your wired headphones though, the 3.5mm headphone jack will let you plug right in.

USB Type C
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery)
Security
Power-On Password
Keyboard
Mechanical Notebook Keyboard with Backlight
Built in Mic
Yes
Audio Ports
1 x 1/8" / 3.5 mm Headphone/Microphone Input/Output
Ports
3 x USB Type-A (USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1)
Display Ports
1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Supports DisplayPort and Power Delivery)
Pointing Device
TouchPad
Build in Speakers
2 x 4 W 2 x 2 W
Design

It comes in at a weight of 6 lb / 2.7 kg, and total dimensions of 15.6 x 11.1 x 1.08" / 39.5 x 28.2 x 2.75 cm.

Dimensions
15.6 x 11.1 x 1.08" / 39.5 x 28.2 x 2.75 cm
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Brand
ASUS
Weight
6 lb / 2.7 kg
Manufacturer ID
G733QSA-XS99
Power

The power supply for the ASUS 17.3" ROG Strix SCAR 17 is a 240 W with Barrel/Proprietary so if you're concerned about power usage, make sure this fits within your requirements.

Power Supply
240 W with Barrel/Proprietary
AC Input Power
100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 12 A
Battery

The battery life is achieved via a 4-Cell: 90 Wh capacity battery.

Battery Capacity
4-Cell: 90 Wh
Battery Chemistry
Lithium-Ion

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