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Asus Chimera G703GI

Specifications

Asus Chimera G703GI
Asus Chimera G703GI (G703 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) - 8192 MB, Core: 1682 MHz, Memory: 2578 MHz, GDDR5X, ForceWare 388.92
Memory
65536 MB 
, 4x 16 GB SO-DIMM DDR4-2666, dual-channel, all slots occupied
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 127 PPI, B173HAN03.2 (AUO329D), IPS, Full HD, G-Sync, 144 Hz, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM370
Storage
2x Intel 760p 512 GB + 1x Samsung SM961 512 GB (RAID), 1431 GB 
, + Seagate FireCuda ST2000LX001, hybrid hard drive, 2 TB @5400 rpm; bays: 3x M.2 type 2280 & 1x 2.5-inch
Soundcard
Realtek ALC295 @ Intel Cannon Lake PCH
Connections
4 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 1x headphone, 1x microphone, Card Reader: SD,SDHC,SDXC,MMC
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 5.0
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 51 x 425 x 319 ( = 2.01 x 16.73 x 12.56 in)
Battery
71 Wh Lithium-Ion, 8 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Speakers: 2.0, Keyboard: chiclet RGB, Keyboard Light: yes, 2x 280-watt power supply, sticker, key fob, various manufacturer's tools, McAfee Security trial, XSplit Gamecaster trial, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
4.72 kg ( = 166.49 oz / 10.41 pounds), Power Supply: 1.67 kg ( = 58.91 oz / 3.68 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 86.1% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 100%, features: 71%, display: 88% mobility: 53%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 87%, emissions: 71%

Reviews for the Asus Chimera G703GI

88.3% Asus ROG Chimera G703GI (i9 8950HK, GTX 1080, Full HD) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Like a shot of adrenaline. Asus' new ROG Chimera G703GI is currently one of the fastest gaming laptops on the market. Thanks to its Core i9-8950HK and overclockable GeForce GTX 1080, even the most demanding games run fluidly. G-Sync and a 144 Hz monitor round out the package.
80% Asus ROG G703GI review
Source: Techradar English
The Asus ROG G703GI is one of the most powerful gaming laptops we’ve ever tried, which also makes it one of the most expensive. If you can get past the high price tag and short battery life, you get an amazing portable gaming machine that can handle the latest games with ease.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/10/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

90% Review Portátil ASUS ROG Chimera G703GI
Source: Geeknetic Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
Revue de test : Asus ROG Chimera G703GI
Source: Portables4Gamers French FR→EN
Positive: Nice performance; long battery life; good cooling and silent system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/13/2018

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop): Pascal based laptop graphics card using GDDR5 graphics memory. Should offer a similar performance to the deskto GTX 1080. However, there is also a more power efficient "Max-Q" version that performs worse than the normal GTX1080 and is used in thin and light laptops. These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
8950HK: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.9- 4.8 GHz (4.3 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Offers an unlocked multiplier that allows overclocking of the CPU.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
17.3":

This large display size is used for laptops which are mainly intended for an use on a desk.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
4.72 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


86.1%: This is a good rating above average. Nevertheless you should not forget, that 10-15% of all notebook-models get a better rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
Asus Chimera G703GI-E5042T
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-06-26 (Update: 2018-06-26)