Asus ROG Strix Scar GL703GE Review – 6 Core Slim Gaming Laptop

Lisa Gade reviews the Asus ROG Strix Scar GL703GE 17.3” gaming laptop. It’s one of the first with the Intel 8th gen Coffee Lake 6 core CPU, and it’s relatively slim and light. This Windows notebook is also available in a 15.6” size and there are several GPU options (GTX 1050Ti, GTX 1060, GTX 1070). We look at the $1,249 model with a Core i7-8750H processor, NVIDIA GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5 graphics and a full HD 120Hz wide gamut display. Our review loaner was provided by Computer Upgrade King, and they offer customization of RAM, HDD and SSD if you like. Our model has 16GB DDR4 RAM, a 128GB M.2 SSD and a 1TB HDD, Intel’s new AC9560 WiFi, Asus’ Aura RGB backlit keyboard and USB-C.
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Oscar Barrios says:

Passive Aggressive Annoying design! YES that is sooo ASUS!! Love your reviews as always!

Yahya Kebbe says:

Very good video as usual.
The XPS 15 2 in 1 please 😀

Kurt says:

Love watching all of your reviews even though I’m still using my HP Compaq from 2008 lol. I may sound old but I’m only 27.

Sean says:

Are you going to review the Hades Canyon?

nita c says:

Love it when Lisa says “meh”

Dwima Gita Dirtana says:

Please Review MSI GP 63 Leopard 8RD

Khurram Khurshid says:

Please compare Dell xps 13 9370 with Microsoft Surface Book 2

Newf Guy says:

When is the Huawei Matebook X Pro review coming?

Ian Robertson says:

I am looking for a gaming laptop for about 2100 so what is the best for that

Dori S says:

One more great review.. I think we are all anxiously waiting for the HP Spectre X360 Vega. Probably similar performance in a much nicer package and can be used in a business environment also… Looking forward to it!

v0rtx says:

I’m torn between this laptop (but the 1070 with 144hz screen) vs the alienware 15 with same specs except 120hz. I’m leaning towards this but wouldn’t it overheat like the alienware laptops?

sdushdiu says:

Does this unit support an LTE SIM for anywhere remote connectivity? Thanks, Lisa.

Alex says:

Hi Lisa! great review as usual! really like how you go deeply into description ! I’m going crazy because i’m looking for a laptop to use with Maya, Zbrush etc , modelling and rendering basically! i found the new MSI GS65 Stealth 8RF-Thin and the new ROG-Zephyrus-M-GM501, also the Asus GL702VI-BA019T! so there are to many laptop and my knowledge are very basic! my budget is around 2000/2500 $ many thanks to everyone who can help me! :)

Raghubanshi says:

Can you make a video of the new Alienware 15?

Lunahri says:

The laptop is one thing, but I think I liked the review even more

Cypher says:

Hi, Lisa! Will you be reviewing Aero 15X and MSI GS65? Those are the reviews I’m personally really waiting for to make a decision on what to buy in the upcoming weeks. Thanks!

Mathias Tech says:

Love your videos – awesome editing and lots of knowledge, thank you! This laptop is a beast – finally a good price for a 120Hz gaming laptop.

David Stone says:

Isnt it supposed to be three fans?

Kevin Mpano says:

Hey Lisa Love your channel… can I ask when the new Spectre x360 vega model’s review is coming? #bob2018

Rodrigo Duran says:

Is there any prospect for 8 cores anytime soon? The number of cores makes a huge difference in many scientific computing applications (parallel computing)

Crimson Koba says:

Pls Lisa, review the new laptops with the Intel CPU and Ryzen APU. The new HP Spectre x360 15″ is already on the official HP site and nobody has even talked about it.

M C says:

hi Lisa, would you mind doing a review on the GS65 Stealth Thin 8RF when it comes out? you do such an amazing and thorough job on all your reviews so id be curious as to what you’d think of this one~ thanks for providing such great reviews!

TabalugaDragon says:

The new msi stealth thin is also really hard to open… what is it with accessibility of these new 6-core laptops?

nicegoodspeed1 says:

Can we have a review of your jacket? It looks cool. :p

Burner2K0 says:

Sitting here with my 3rd gen i7 and GT 650m laptop lol I would kill to have one of these.

Martin Cheung says:

How about review on Acer Aspire E 15?

last fayth says:

nice job lisa, please review the new MSI GE63 8RE ( core i7-8750h)…

Harvey Fernandes says:

Please review the MSI GS65 Stealth:)

XxXSiloXxX says:

the first elderly to know more about T E C H N O L O G Y

Andrew E says:

wow amazing review

V M says:

I was really hoping to see this laptop as a true gaming configuration like the model that is available in my country. GL703GS-E5027T. Because I would be very interested about the gtx 1070 and 6-core heat output and 144Hz ips 3ms screen with g-sync support. I would have also liked to know that is the optimus possible to enable in softaware like in the newest zephyrus M model when not playing to get better batterylife. And is the third 5V fan any good in there..? But now it’s not the same machine :( But thank you for the opening the laptop. It’s probably the same with more expensive models.

Fong Ming says:

Until Asus can fix their mediocre cooling designs in FX and GL series laptops, I would continue avoiding and not recommending them

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