Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GMDS74 Review

Asus ROG laptops have been around for awhile and continue to make some of the most popular gaming laptops. Today we are looking at the latest edition which is the Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GMDS74. This laptop features a large 17.3 inch display for those that enjoy the big screen experience even while on a laptop. Below we will review some of the key benefits and downsides this model provides and see if it might be the right option for you.


Processor: Intel Core i7

Memory: 16 GB of RAM

Storage: 1 TB SSHD plus 256 GB SSD

Screen: 17.3 Inches

OS: Windows 10


– There is no shortage of power in this laptop due to the Intel Core i7 processor and 16 GB of memory
– By including the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 this model comes with one of the best graphic cards you can find in a gaming laptop so it is fully prepared to handle the high demands of modern games
– Storage space is plentiful due to two drives being available. A large 1 TB SSHD for all your files and a fast performing 256 GB SSD for frequently access files that need quicker performance
– Built-in HD web came with array microphone is great for video conferencing with family or for work


– The price may scare away some potential consumers but like anything, if you want the best you need to pay for the best
– With the large display and multiple drives it really adds to the weight of this device. It tips the scales at 6.5 pounds which is up to two pounds heavier than you typical 15.6 inch laptop


There is no question the Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GMDS74 really delivers when it comes to performance and can a great buy for people that want a great gaming experience but it does come with a high price tag which will cause those on a budget to consider other alternatives.