Asus Strix GL502VM-FY039T


Asus Strix GL502VM-FY039T
Asus Strix GL502VM-FY039T (GL502 Series)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) - 6144 MB, Core: 1405 MHz, Memory: 4000 MHz, GDDR5, 192 bit interface, ForceWare 375.95, kein Optimus
16384 MB 
, DDR4-2133, Dual-Channel, one slot (occupied), 8 GB soldered on-board
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, LG Philips LP156WF6-SPB6 (LGD046F), IPS, G-Sync, glossy: no
Intel HM170 (Skylake PCH-H)
Micron SSD 1100 (MTFDDAV256TBN), 256 GB 
, + Toshiba MQ01ABD100, 1 TB HDD, 5,400 rpm
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
4 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 0 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combo, Card Reader: SD,SDHC,SDXC,MMC, TPM 2.0
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5), Bluetooth 4.2
height x width x depth (in mm): 24 x 390 x 266 ( = 0.94 x 15.35 x 10.47 in)
64 Wh, 4240 mAh Lithium-Ion, 15.2 V, 4 cell
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Webcam: HD
Primary Camera: 0 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 180 W power adapter, cable tie, McAfee Live Safe (trial), MS Office (trial), WPS Office for Asus, 24 Months Warranty
2.53 kg ( = 89.24 oz / 5.58 pounds), Power Supply: 575 g ( = 20.28 oz / 1.27 pounds)
1700 Euro



Average Score: 84.7% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 2 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 93%, features: 63%, display: 87% mobility: 66%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: 81%, emissions: 76%

Reviews for the Asus Strix GL502VM-FY039T

84.7% Asus ROG Strix GL502VM Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Powerful and Slim. The Asus GL502VM is a slim, 15.6-inch gaming laptop which can run games smoothly on its matte, FHD screen. The hardware needs a lot of cooling, so the laptop can become noisy.
Asus GL502VM Review (GTX 1060, I7)
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky English
Well, what can I say. The GL502VM is generally a good machine with the basic parts in place – 3D performance and keyboard. It also relatively smaller and more lightweight and the cooling system’s noise levels are relatively low no matter what. However, it has some noticeable downsides. The thermal performance is not as good as other machines with CPU/GPU reaching higher-then-90C degrees under very high load, connection ports selection is very limited, build quality is not that great for such a price compared to the others and most importantly, you can’t change the keyboard’s color to purple or green. It doesn’t have a Thunderbolt 3 port either.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/01/2016
Premium gaming notebook with special attention to detail
Source: Laptop Media English
ASUS GL502 can stand proud before gamers in almost every aspect that matters – in addition to the awesome appearance, the notebook has pretty powerful hardware in a thin and light form factor. The latter definitely doesn’t make the model fragile, on the contrary – the metal lid protects the screen from random impacts and prevents potential problems when relatively heavy objects are placed on top of the laptop. Good news for the die hard gamers – the notebook keeps stable frame rates even after hours of gaming (although with relatively high surface temperatures). Upgrades are an easy task and the IPS screen screen has great potential which is fulfilled when used with our custom profiles. The Samsung SM951 M.2 NVMe SSD is blazing fast, but keep in mind that there are configurations with LiteOn CV1 on the market and the latter is much, much slower.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/08/2016



Similar model variants which are often sold in Central Europe:

ASUS ROG Strix GL502VM-FY035T with only 8GB RAM

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop): 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.

» 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.  

6700HQ: Skylake-based quad-core processor for notebooks. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 530 GPU and is manufactured in 14 nm.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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.

2.53 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).

84.7%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

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


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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-14 (Update: 2016-09-14)