Lisa Gade reviews the slim and light 17” Asus ROG Strix GL753VE gaming and pro apps notebook that’s an inch thick and weighs 6.6 lb. / 3 kg. This is an entry to mid-level gaming laptop with the Intel Core i7-7700HQ quad core 45 watt 7th generation Kaby Lake CPU and your choice of NVIDIA GTX 1050 or 1050Ti graphics. The GL753 has a 1920 x 1080 matte, non-touch IPS display, RGB backlit keyboard, a boot SSD (on all but base model) and a 1TB HDD. The ROG has NVIDIA Optimus graphics using the Intel HD 630 + NVIDIA Pascal graphics, a DVD drive and a 44 WHr battery. It starts at $1,100, and our configuration is $1,300 at www.xoticpc.com (they supplied our review loaner and are a retailer of top gaming laptops).
Want it in a 15” size? Our review of the 15” Asus ROG GL553VE is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4JJzHYC_3c