The ROG Strix SCAR (GTX1070) Edition is crafted in gunmetal gray and finished with the cold, dark feel of bullet-proof Kevlar on the keyboard part with the sight mark on the touchpad, exuding the overwhelming ambient of elite gunner!
The latest 7th-Generation Intel i7-7700HQ processors are available for quad-core processing power that rivals larger desktops. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics with up to 8GB of GDDR5 enables the ROG Strix SCAR Edition to deliver gaming with all the eye-candy cranked up without dropping a single frame.
Users are given with 300nits, 144Hz refresh rate and 7ms response time for smoothest gaming experience. The Full HD (1080p) IPS and anti-glare matte coating provides accurate colors, and the NVIDIA G-sync technology gives you the best dynamic graphics without any image tearing!
Before you begin testing the ROG Strix SCAR Edition, please ensure that the pre-loaded Windows 10 Operating System, drivers, Asus software, games and benchmarks are up to date.
When benchmarking, disable auto-start apps and background processes, and check to see that a virus scan isn’t scheduled. Also, check the windows power plan and NVIDIA driver panel settings such as V-Sync, and always use the power adapter that came with your review sample.
SCAR Edition is crafted in gunmetal gray and finished with the cold, dark feel of bullet-proof Kevlar on the keyboard part with the sight mark on the touchpad, exuding the overwhelming ambient of elite gunner!
– The logo glowing in red when the ROG Strix SCAR Edition powers on to give it a subtle hint of its gaming prowess. Gaming design continues to the inside with the hairline texture finish.
Weight and thickness
– ROG Strix SCAR (GTX1070) Edition comes with 2.5kg and 2.46cm, giving you excellent portability.
Full HD Wide-View Display
– 15.6″ IPS panel, 144Hz refresh rate, 7ms response time, giving you the smoothest visual experience.
– 300nits of brightness,
– 100% sRGB color range
– NVIDIA G-sync technology, free of image tearing.
– Matte, anti-glare.
RGB Gaming keyboard
– AURA RGB 4-zone customizable backlit keyboard giving you the best gameplay style and ambient!
– 0.25mm keycap curve and 62 grams-force of peak feedback force offer the best comfortable typing experience.
– 4 dedicated hot keys for volume up/down, microphone mute, and ROG gaming center,
– Exclusive Overstroke technology for faster and smoother control,
– Highlighted WASD keys,
– Gaps between function keys and numerical pad,
– Isolated arrow keys and extended spacebar,
– N-Key rollover, above features provides the most precise and agile control making GL503 SCAR edition the deadliest weapon.
– 20-million key presses offers the best keyboard durability for life.
– Aura RGB app for adjustable brightness and effects
The ASUS Aura app lets users pick and choose colors, brightness and the lighting effect – static or breathe.
Intel Kaby Lake Core i7 and NVIDIA GTX 1070
– Quad-core I7-7700HQ with Intel TurboBoost 2.0 technology.
– Lower idle and low-load power efficiency.
– Up to 32GB of DDR4 memory.
– NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 GPU with up to 8GB GDDR5 VRAM in Pascal design.
– VR Ready.
Up to 512GB M.2 SATA3 SSD
– ROG Strix SCAR (GTX1070) Edition comes with 512GB M.2 SATA3 SSD.
– The M.2 slot is also compatible with PCI Express Gen 3×4 SSD for maximum bandwidth up to 32Gbps, with lower latencies, faster reads/writes, faster boot, leading more than 5x times faster than SATA3.
Up to 1TB FireCuda SSHD
– Onboard NAND flash memory intelligently selects and stores the most frequently used data.
– Up to 1TB FireCuda SSHD 5400rpm, replacing previous 1TB HDD 7200rpm, with up to 2x faster than 1TB HDD 7200rpm, which is also more silent and less vibration, giving you better data access speed and cut down the game loading time.
GigaBit NIC with Gamefirst IV traffic management
– Manage network traffic and boost game traffic.
– Reduce pings and lost packages.
– Easy to access and upgrade your DRAM and storage, only 1 screw needed to open the cover.
Stereo Speakers with smart-amplifier technology
– Dual 3.5-watt, side-firing speakers,
– Smart-Amplifier technology for stable audio output, giving 2x more volume, 3x louder bass and 1.5x more dynamic range
– ROG Sonic Studio for in-game noise cancellation and voice-volume stabilization, providing clear communication quality.
– Intelligent thermal design, containing 2 fans for independent CPU and GPU cooling,
– Custom high-performance heat-pipe cooling system.
– 12V fans for stronger airflow and improved efficiency
– FN+F5: Fan-boost function for stable cooling performance,
– Each 37 blades of 12V fans comparing with 5V fans, enhancing 42% of thermal efficiency, thus thermal throttle will no longer be an issue.
ROG Gaming Center
– Launched via a dedicated button, the ROG Gaming Center is a portal to ROG utilities, apps and tools. It’s a one-stop interface for monitoring and fine-tuning system components; for managing various game profiles, keyboard profiles and macros, Splendid Display and Audio Equalizer profiles; and for setting Internet packet prioritization.
– The all-new ROG Strix SCAR Edition is as sleek in appearance as it is strong in performance. Its understated, black brushed-metal cover conveys an inner focus and sophistication possessed by the most dedicated players — those who know how to keep their calm during even the most ferocious confrontations.
– The ROG Strix SCAR Edition is renowned for outstanding portability and superior performance: Weighing only 2.5kg, and with a thin 2.46 cm profile, Strix SCAR Edition packs agile gaming firepower that allows you to enjoy gaming anytime and anywhere.
– The logo lights up red when the ROG Strix SCAR Edition powers on to give it a subtle hint of its gaming prowess. Gaming design continues to the inside with the hairline texture finish.
– A pair of side-firing speakers ensures your gaming audio is heard loud and clear. The efficient smart-amplifier technology provides 3.5-watts per speaker for outstanding loudness and dynamic range.