Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus GL502VM-FY377T
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget ES→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/28/2018
Rating: Total score: 94% features: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%
Source: Ofertaman ES→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Large screen; decent hardware; good price; nice display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 10/31/2017
Source: Everyeye.it IT→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/21/2017
Rating: Total score: 85%
Model: The Asus GL502VM-FY377T is a high-performance gaming laptop. A user can enjoy the latest games with a compact and lightweight format. It features unparalleled performance with the 7th generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and the dedicated NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics with Microsoft DirectX 12 support. The latest hardware is capable of providing powerful and efficient performance for hardcore gaming sessions, live streaming, video editing and other multitasking productivity scenarios. With a profile of 2.3 cm and a weight of just 2.2 kg, the ROG Strix GL502 is an ultraportable device that user can transport comfortably in any backpack or shoulder bag. Users can enjoy their games while waiting for a flight, relax in a cafeteria or compete in a LAN party with the ROG Strix GL502. As for material, the cover of the laptop is made of aluminum, whereas the chassis is made of plastic. The ROG Strix GL502 incorporates a gum-type gaming keyboard with very comfortable and precise scissor-type keys with red backlighting. The keyboard also includes a clearly differentiated WASD area. The anti-ghosting keys guarantee the registration of up to 30 presses in an instant and correct way, even if users press them all at the same time. The ROG G502 incorporates the Nvidia G-SYNC technology, which eliminates delays and jerks that often accompany V-Sync. Nvidia G-SYNC synchronizes the refresh rate of the screen with the GPU to eliminate choppy images and reduce jerks and delays. Hence, users can enjoy perfect action without affecting system performance. To pair the G-SYNC technology, the gaming laptop includes a 15.6-inch panel with very fast response time and exceptional color fidelity from any angle.
The laptop features the Hyper-Cool Duo-Copper cooling system which incorporates copper heat pipes and a system with two independent fans that separately cool the CPU and GPU. This design promotes a more efficient cooling that guarantees the stability needed for more intense gaming marathons. As for memory, the ROG Strix GL502 includes 12 GB of DDR4 RAM, the most advanced memory standard. With expanded capacity, faster memory and reduced power consumption, the laptop is capable of delivering enhanced gaming experience. For storage, it features a high-speed 128 GB SSD drive and also a 1 TB HDD SATA drive, so the user has all the space they need. For software, the ROG Gaming Center control center is provided which improves gaming experience by providing system information, the ability to configure key shortcuts, audio settings and game recording from a simple interface. Thanks to network traffic optimization, the ASUS GameFirst III technology provides faster online gaming without delays. Its intuitive interface allows a user to choose between 4 priority modes, which are Optimization, Game, Streaming and File Sharing.
Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Mobile: The mobile GTX 1060 is based on the GP106 chip and offer 1280 shaders. Compared to the identically named desktop version it features a slightly lower clock rate. Games in Full HD and maximum details should run fluently on the card.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-7700HQ: Quad-core notebook processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Besides four CPU cores (including Hyper Threading), the chips also integrates the HD Graphics 630 GPU and is manufactured in an improved 14 nm process.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-inch display variants are the standard and are used for more than half of all laptops.
The reason for the popularity of mid-sized displays is that this size is reasonably easy on the eyes, often allows high resolutions and thus offers rich details on the screen, yet does not consume too much power and the devices can still be reasonably compact - simply the standard compromise.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.
Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.
Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.
Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.
89.5%: There are not very many models that are rated better. Most of the assessments are in percentage ranges below that. The tested product is not considered perfect, but the sources give a clear purchase recommendation.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.