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Asus Strix GL502VS-DB71

Specifications

Asus Strix GL502VS-DB71
Asus Strix GL502VS-DB71 (Strix GL502VS Series)
Processor
Graphics adapter
Memory
16384 MB 
, DDR4, 2133 MHz, Dual-Channel
Display
15.6 inch 16:9, 1920x1080 pixel 141 PPI, LG Philips LP156WF6-SPB6 (LGD046F), IPS, glossy: no
Mainboard
Intel HM170 (Skylake PCH-H)
Storage
,  GB 
, 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD
Soundcard
Realtek ALC255 @ Intel Sunrise Point PCH - High Definition Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 DisplayPort, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: 3.5mm combo, Card Reader: SD/SDHC/SDXC, Brightness Sensor
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000MBit), Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.1
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 30 x 390 x 266 ( = 1.18 x 15.35 x 10.47 in)
Battery
62 Wh Lithium-Ion, 4 cells
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: HD (1280 x 720P @ 30fps)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo (3 W), Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, ROG Gaming Center, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
2.6 kg ( = 91.71 oz / 5.73 pounds), Power Supply: 570 g ( = 20.11 oz / 1.26 pounds)
Price
1700 Euro

 

Average Score: 73.33% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 4 reviews)

Reviews for the Asus Strix GL502VS-DB71

80% ASUS' ROG Strix GL502VS is a mid-range (and VR-ready) gaming laptop
Source: Engadget English
The Strix is an excellent mid-range gaming laptop. It may not have a premium build, and it suffers from middling battery life, but it has more than enough power to handle any game you might care to throw at it. Even in virtual reality.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/15/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Asus ROG Strix Review
Source: Notebookreview.com English
The Asus ROG Strix isn’t perfect, but it’s a pretty solid package for its relatively affordable $1,700 price tag. Armed with a powerful Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 GPU and Intel Core i7 CPU, the Asus ROG Strix boasts top of the line performance, perfect for demanding games and VR. The 15.6-inch FHD IPS panel provides a beautiful smooth picture and is equipped with Nvidia G-SYNC technology. At only 0.9-inches thick and 5.8 pounds the ROG Strix isn’t exactly the most portable device, but it does comfortably fit into most carrying cases.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/13/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus ROG Strix (GL502VS-DB71) Review
Source: Laptop Mag English
At $1,699, the Asus ROG Strix GL502VS-DB71 is good for gamers who prize power and portability, but plan to stay plugged in. The 0.9-inch thick chassis means the laptop can be easily slipped into a waiting backpack. And when it's time to play, the svelte assassin has a powerful Intel Core i7 processor and a VR-capable Nvidia GTX 1070 GPU to unleash gaming hell.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Asus ROG Strix GL502VS Unboxing And Initial Review : Finally, A Gaming Notebook As Powerful As A Desktop
Source: Gear Open English
First off, Battlefield 1. Playing the beta on the highest resolution possible (full HD) with everything set to Ultra but with DX12 off, we were getting frames as high as 100. The game’s overall framerate never dipped past 57 frames. Similarly, Rise Of The Tomb Raider’s Very High Preset in the same resolution, DX12 off returned frames as high as 92, with the lowest frames coming in at 26 for an average of 57 FPS. Those are impressive numbers from a notebook, and we’ll be putting the GL502VS under stress in more games during the review process.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/04/2016

Comment

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Laptop): Pascal based high-end mobile graphics card based on a cut down GP104 (like the GTX 1080) and GDDR5 graphics memory. Successor to the GTX 980M with a 10 Watts higher TDP. Similar to the desktop GTX 1070 performance wise, but with more shaders and lower clock speeds. 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.  
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.
15.6":

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).


73.33%: 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, 2016-10-22 (Update: 2016-10-22)