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Asus G701VI-XB78K

Specifications

Asus G701VI-XB78K
Asus G701VI-XB78K (G701 Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Laptop) - 8192 MB, Core: 1681 MHz, Memory: 2578 MHz, GDDR5
Memory
65536 MB 
, DDR4
Display
17.3 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 127 PPI, B173HAN01.1 (AUO119D), IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel CM238
Storage
,  GB 
, 2x512GB PCIE SSD
Soundcard
Realtek ALC286
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, 2 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: headphones (S/PDIF), microphone, Card Reader: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Networking
Realtek PCIe GBE Family Controller (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 38 x 429 x 309 ( = 1.5 x 16.89 x 12.17 in)
Battery
98 Wh, 8040 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 6-cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD
Additional features
Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 330 watt power supply, manual, warranty card, cleaning cloth, cable strap, MS Office 365 trial, XSplit Gamecaster trial, various manufacturer tools, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
4 kg ( = 141.1 oz / 8.82 pounds), Power Supply: 1.3 g ( = 0.05 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
3200 Euro

 

Average Score: 75% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: 60%, performance: 90%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: - %, workmanship: 90%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus G701VI-XB78K

80% Asus Republic of Gamers G701VI-XS78K Review and Ratings
Source: Computer Shopper English
The combination of an overclocked processor and the beefiest single GPU that money can buy is a surefire formula for good gaming performance. The Asus RoG G701VI is a testament to that; it was the fastest gaming notebook we’ve tested thus far with a single GPU, an impressive stat when you consider the number of expensive gaming notebooks that have passed through our hands.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 03/17/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Asus ROG G701VI review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
A great machine in isolation, but similar rivals offer more for less. If it comes down in price, however, it might be worth revisiting.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/25/2017
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 60% performance: 90% workmanship: 90%

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.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  
7820HK: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture running at 2.9 - 3.9 GHz. It is the second fastest model of the consumer H-series in the beginning of 2017. The chip also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU clocked at 350 - 1100 MHz and is manufactured in a 14 nm process (improved compared to Skylake). Compared to the Core i7-7820HQ, the 7820HK lacks business features like vPro or TXT support.» 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 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).


75%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2017-03-11 (Update: 2017-03-11)