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Asus Strix GL502VT Series

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY002TProcessor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Display: 15.60 inch
Weight: 2.2kg, 2.491kg, 2.5kg
Price: 1600 euro
Average Score: 81.12% - good
Average of 13 scores (from 26 reviews)
price: 82%, performance: 87%, features: 70%, display: 82%, mobility: 79%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 83%

 

Asus Strix GL502VT-DS74

The Asus Strix GL502VT-DS74 is a laptop designed for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts who are looking for lightweight and thin laptop on-the-go. The Microsoft Windows 10 system features a 2,6 GHz Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor, an Nvidia GeForce GTX 970M, 16 GB DDR4 dual channel RAM, a 128 GB Lite-On SSD and a 1 TB hard drive. The chassis made out of black brushed aluminum with a black and neon orange ROG logo in the center of the lid is rated as above average in its quality and rigidity. The 15.6- inch Full HD IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution provides rich colors, deep contrast and sharp details. Thus, it is suitable for gaming and watching movies. In addition, it comes with 4 different profiles; Normal, Eye Care, Manual and Vivid. The keyboard with backlight is easy and comfortable to type on and the touchpad is spacious, responsive and quick. The connectivity includes three USB 3.0 ports, a USB-C Gen 2 port, an HDMI port, a mini DisplayPort, a combo audio jack, a microphone/headphones jack and a micro SDXC card reader. The laptop weighs 2.491 kg and its battery life can last up to 5:56 hours on Wi-Fi surfing.

Specifications

Asus Strix GL502VT-DS74Notebook: Asus Strix GL502VT-DS74
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M 6144 MB
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.491kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 80.8% - good

Average of 10 scores (from 22 reviews)

 

Reviews

81.6% Asus ROG Strix GL502VT-DS74 Notebook Review | Notebookcheck
Thin, but not too thin. Asus seems to have struck a perfect balance in the race for a thinner and thinner gaming notebook while still maintaining case rigidity and enthusiast-level Nvidia GPU options. Inevitably, some important features have been omitted along the way.
90% Asus ROG Strix GL502 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
It's rare for us to be this thoroughly impressed with a gaming laptop. Aside from the minor knock against battery life, there's nothing wrong with Asus ROG Strix GL502. In fact, almost everything else about the machine is stellar from the crisp keyboard, loud speakers, stunning screen and solid Full HD gaming experience. This is one of the best all-around gaming laptops we've ever reviewed, hands down, and we recommend it if you're in the market for a solid mobile PC gaming system.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Asus ROG Strix GL502 review
Source: Techradar English Archive.org version
It's rare for us to be this thoroughly impressed with a gaming laptop. Aside from the minor knock against battery life, there's nothing wrong with Asus ROG Strix GL502. In fact, almost everything else about the machine is stellar from the crisp keyboard, loud speakers, stunning screen and solid Full HD gaming experience. This is one of the best all-around gaming laptops we've ever reviewed, hands down, and we recommend it if you're in the market for a solid mobile PC gaming system.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/12/2016
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Review: Asus ROG Strix GL502 Gaming Laptop
Source: PC Authority English Archive.org version
The design of the ROG Strix GL502 is consistent with all the other Republic of Gamers products ASUS has released. If anything, the Strix GL502 is little more subdued than other ROG gear. There's just a few splashes of neon orange here and there to differentiate this gaming beast from your work laptop. It also only weighs 2.2kg and is 23.5mm thick - amazingly compact for a machine with a high-end CPU and GPU. You could easily transport this from home to work or school every day, unlike the gaming laptops of just a few years ago.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Review: Asus ROG Strix GL502 Gaming Laptop
Source: PC Authority English Archive.org version
The design of the ROG Strix GL502 is consistent with all the other Republic of Gamers products ASUS has released. If anything, the Strix GL502 is little more subdued than other ROG gear. There's just a few splashes of neon orange here and there to differentiate this gaming beast from your work laptop. It also only weighs 2.2kg and is 23.5mm thick - amazingly compact for a machine with a high-end CPU and GPU. You could easily transport this from home to work or school every day, unlike the gaming laptops of just a few years ago.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/19/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS Strix GL502VT-GS74
Source: Hot Hardware English Archive.org version
While we approach every review without any bias, we've come to expect good things from ASUS in the gaming category, and for the most part the ROG Strix GL502VT-DH74 delivers. At just 4.85 pounds, it's relatively lightweight for a gaming laptop, and its waistline of 0.92 inches is far skinnier than what you'll find on the bulk of desktop replacements out there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2016
ASUS Strix GL502VT-GS74
Source: Hot Hardware English Archive.org version
While we approach every review without any bias, we've come to expect good things from ASUS in the gaming category, and for the most part the ROG Strix GL502VT-DH74 delivers. At just 4.85 pounds, it's relatively lightweight for a gaming laptop, and its waistline of 0.92 inches is far skinnier than what you'll find on the bulk of desktop replacements out there.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2016
70% Asus Republic of Gamers Strix GL502VT-DS74
Source: Computer Shopper English Archive.org version
A thin-and-light gaming notebook without compromise is something of an oxymoron—we have yet to test one. However, with each model we review, it’s becoming apparent to us that notebook makers are compromising less. The Asus RoG Strix GL502VT is standing evidence of that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus Republic of Gamers Strix GL502VT-DS74
Source: Computer Shopper English Archive.org version
A thin-and-light gaming notebook without compromise is something of an oxymoron—we have yet to test one. However, with each model we review, it’s becoming apparent to us that notebook makers are compromising less. The Asus RoG Strix GL502VT is standing evidence of that.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/30/2016
Rating: Total score: 70%
Asus Strix GL502VT
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky English Archive.org version
Well, the Asus GL502VT ROG Strix gaming laptop can’t really convince us, no? The machine itself has no too significant caveats for such a price. Performance is good as can be expected. Noise is relatively low. Keyboard and touchpad are quite good and comfortable. It is relatively thin and lightweight.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/05/2016
Asus Strix GL502VT
Source: Gaming Laptops Junky English Archive.org version
Well, the Asus GL502VT ROG Strix gaming laptop can’t really convince us, no? The machine itself has no too significant caveats for such a price. Performance is good as can be expected. Noise is relatively low. Keyboard and touchpad are quite good and comfortable. It is relatively thin and lightweight.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/05/2016
80% ASUS ROG Strix
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
For the size and the price, the $1,599 Asus ROG Strix GL502VT is definitely a keeper. Garish color accents aside, the 15.6-inch is fairly portable and packs a wallop. Even better, if offers a captivating 1080p display, a comfortable keyboard and nearly 6 hours of battery life. We just wish the GL502VT ran cooler and brought more bass.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% ASUS ROG Strix
Source: Laptop Mag English Archive.org version
For the size and the price, the $1,599 Asus ROG Strix GL502VT is definitely a keeper. Garish color accents aside, the 15.6-inch is fairly portable and packs a wallop. Even better, if offers a captivating 1080p display, a comfortable keyboard and nearly 6 hours of battery life. We just wish the GL502VT ran cooler and brought more bass.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/02/2016
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

84% Asus ROG Strix GL502
Source: Gaming PC Test German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 84%
84% Asus ROG Strix GL502
Source: Gaming PC Test German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/08/2016
Rating: Total score: 84%
Обзор игрового ноутбука ASUS ROG Strix GL502VT: лёгкий игровой
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Solid workmanship; compact size and lightweight; long battery life. Negative: Poor display; average speakers; noisy under load; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2016
Обзор игрового ноутбука ASUS ROG Strix GL502VT: лёгкий игровой
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Solid workmanship; compact size and lightweight; long battery life. Negative: Poor display; average speakers; noisy under load; high price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/20/2016
ASUS ROG Strix GL502VT – Разрушитель Легенд
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; good mobility; good battery capacity; reasonable price. Negative: Looks quite "kitsch" and overly bright.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2016
ASUS ROG Strix GL502VT – Разрушитель Легенд
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Powerful hardware; good mobility; good battery capacity; reasonable price. Negative: Looks quite "kitsch" and overly bright.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/05/2016
Обзор игрового ноутбука ASUS ROG GL502VT: только мощь — и никакого дизайна
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good balance of mobility and performance; fast SSD; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre sound system; featureless design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2016
Обзор игрового ноутбука ASUS ROG GL502VT: только мощь — и никакого дизайна
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Good balance of mobility and performance; fast SSD; long battery life. Negative: Mediocre sound system; featureless design.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/27/2016
Đánh giá ASUS RoG Strix GL502VT: sắc cam lên ngôi, hiệu năng tốt, pin 5 tiếng, giá 40 triệu
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive design; high quality display; good speakers; powerful hardware; good price; high speed hard drive; good ergonomy; long battery life. Negative: Unsupport Thunderbolt3; only 1 RAM slot; mediocre sound, ineffective cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2016
Đánh giá ASUS RoG Strix GL502VT: sắc cam lên ngôi, hiệu năng tốt, pin 5 tiếng, giá 40 triệu
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Impressive design; high quality display; good speakers; powerful hardware; good price; high speed hard drive; good ergonomy; long battery life. Negative: Unsupport Thunderbolt3; only 1 RAM slot; mediocre sound, ineffective cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/03/2016

 

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY186

Specifications

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY186Notebook: Asus Strix GL502VT-FY186
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Pricecompare

 

Foreign Reviews

Ревю на ASUS ROG GL502 (GTX 970M) – първокласен гейминг ноутбук със специално внимание към детайла
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Profession workmanship for gamers; comfortable keyboard and touchpad; impressive color; easy to unpack and upgrade hardware; good speakers; long battery life. Negative: Relatively high price; poor display; overheating system under load.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/07/2016
Flugviktsmästaren. Bärbar så att du kan använda den till vardags, men samtidigt så stark att du kan ha den till seriöst spelande.
Source: Ljud och Bild SV→EN Archive.org version
Positive: Slim size; stylish design; light weight; good performance. Negative: Mediocre ergonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/30/2016

 

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY010T

Specifications

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY010TNotebook: Asus Strix GL502VT-FY010T
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.5kg
Price: 1600 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 85% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

85% Asus ROG GL502VT-FY010T Strix
Source: 15 Zoll Notebooks Test German DE→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 85% price: 84% performance: 86% features: 86% mobility: 84%

 

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY002T

Specifications

Asus Strix GL502VT-FY002TNotebook: Asus Strix GL502VT-FY002T
Processor: Intel Core i7 6700HQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
Display: 15.60 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

Pricecompare

Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Test: Slank gamingbærbar bider fra sig
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/03/2016
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% display: 80% mobility: 80%

 

Comment

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.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M:

Second fastest high-end graphics card based on the Maxwell GM204 chip from the GeForce GTX 900M series.

» 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.


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


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81.12%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09-21 (Update: 2016-09-21)