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Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ015T

Specifications

Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ015T
Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ015T (G531 Series)
Memory
16384 MB 
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, glossy: no
Storage
512 GB SSD + 1 TB SSHD
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 26 x 360 x 275 ( = 1.02 x 14.17 x 10.83 in)
Battery
66 Wh
Operating System
FreeDos
Additional features
Keyboard Light: yes
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 78.33% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 5 reviews)
price: 65%, performance: 75%, features: - %, display: - % mobility: 60%, workmanship: 80%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Asus ROG Strix Scar III G531GW-AZ015T

75% ASUS ROG Strix Scar III GL531GW review: A gaming notebook with a touch of BMW Designworks
Source: Hardware Zone English
Unfortunately, the default configuration available locally has just 16GB of single-channel memory, which seriously affects its performance in games. Of course, you can quite easily add on a second stick, at which point the laptop really shines, but the idea of having to purchase a single RAM stick and install it sounds like a lot of hassle that nobody wants.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 65% performance: 75% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%
85% Asus ROG Strix Scar III review (G531GW – Core i7, RTX 2070, 240Hz screen)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The ROG Scar III is a full-size 15-inch notebook that doesn't compromise on performance and thermals. These are its primary selling points, but it also gets the other modern bells and whistles you'd expect from a gaming laptop these days: strong construction, RGB lighting, fast 240 Hz IPS screen, and punchy speakers, all in a competitively priced package. Potential buyers would, however, have to accept its noisy fans, bulkier size, and shorter battery life, among others, compared to the performance ultraportable options out there.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
75% ASUS ROG Strix Scar III GL531GW review: A gaming notebook with a touch of BMW Designworks
Source: Hardware Zone English
When I buy a gaming laptop, I want it to work right the moment I power it on. ASUS says that leaving one of the DIMM slots free helps customers save because they can simply buy one more stick of RAM instead of, say, a 2x16GB kit (if they were upgrading from 2x8GB), but it still doesn't seem worth it to me. Furthermore, the performance deficit that comes with single-channel memory is massive, and it doesn't seem right that I'd have to pay more to upgrade the laptop in order to get my money's worth.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/27/2019
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 65% performance: 75% mobility: 60% workmanship: 80%

Foreign Reviews

ROG Strix Scar III: notebookot a játékosoknak!
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Attractive price; decent hardware; nice performance; good display. Negative: Overheats while using; noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/29/2019
Asus ROG Strix Scar III: 240 Hz na displeji by mělo stačit každému
Source: Zive CZ→EN
Positive: Excellent display; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/03/2019

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Mobile: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Compared to the desktop variant, the GPU is clocked lower. The refresh version in April 2020 bears the same name, but is slightly higher clocked.

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.  


i7-9750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.6 - 4.5 GHz (4 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


15.6":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

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


2.6 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).


78.33%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2019-08-23 (Update: 2019-08-23)