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While otherCreated with a subtle design to appeal to a wider audience, Asus’s new ROG Strix Scar is definitely made for gamers. The new flagship Scar, available in 15.6 and 17.3 inches sizes, is aimed at eSports players who demand the highest performance and the fierce design aesthetics known to gaming computers.
Before diving into the design, let’s talk about the display.In the 17-inch model, the Scar will be available with a 1,920×1,080-pixel IPS panel with a 360Hz refresh rate, a 3ms response time, and 100% sRGB color gamut. It’s the fastest display on any laptop, Asus says.If you want a higher resolution panel than a 2,560×1,440-pixel panel with a 165Hz peak refresh rate, 3ms response time, and 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, it has. Provided that the display will be available for 15-inch models and 1080p 300Hz options.
The configuration will have:
- AMD Ryzen 7 5800H or Ryzen 9 5900HX processor
- Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 with 8GB VRAM or 3080 with 16GB VRAM graphics
- SDRAM Dual-channel DDR4 3,200MHz memory, up to 64GB
- Storage 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (RAID 0)
As for the design, the unique look is inspired by sports apparel, Asus says.The body is smaller and thinner than last year’s model, thanks to an increased screen-to-body ratio due in part to the frame. Slimmer around the display, the aluminum cover has a slash and a dot-matrix design that goes down the edge of the laptop’s back RGB light surrounds the front of the laptop and shines. Large logo on the lid
The keyboard deck is similarly slashed, and most decks have a soft-touch surface that feels magical. The rest are covered with a smoke translucent plastic so you can see some of the basic ingredients. The keyboard has RGB lighting per key, but more importantly, Asus uses an optical-mechanical keyboard for a 0.2ms response time.The tactile and clickable keys with 1.9mm of travel provide both a good typing and gaming experience, assuming that. You ignore the additional noise
The keyboard on the 17-inch Scar has room for a full numeric keypad.On the 15-inch Asus, it uses the NumberPad touchpad, which if you press the Num Lock key, the glass-covered touchpad becomes a number pad with LED lights. Once again, Asus also incorporates ROG’s Keystone II technology: insert the key into the notch on the right side of the keyboard, and you can have the system do things like automatically launch games, change performance mode, or unlock the drive partition at. Hidden encryption
To keep it cool, Asus uses liquid metal in AMD CPUs, an extended heat spreader, and up to six heatpipes.The new 84 fans push air out of the laptop’s four rear vents.Asus has improved the way the system. Removes dust from heatsinks and fans while increasing airflow.
Asus defeats itself with the design and features of the new Strix Scar, but I still can’t tell you what the performance is. Even though it took me a while But it’s a real pre-production model, so it’s not 100% identical to what you get when it starts shipping in the first quarter.Plus, no pricing has been announced for both sizes.