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The Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS offers space for up to three M.2 2280 SSDs

Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS in review: Powerful gaming machine with integrated light show
Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS in review: Powerful gaming machine with integrated light show
The ROG Strix G17 doesn't lower its guard and displays all modern games smoothly on the matte screen (IPS, Full HD, 144 Hz). The individually configurable LED bar on the bottom brings color into play. The laptop can accommodate up to three M.2 SSDs.
Sascha Mölck (translated by Stephanie Chamberlain), 🇩🇪 🇮🇹

The Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS is a high-end 17.3-inch gaming laptop. You'll look in vain for high-quality case materials since the entire chassis is made of black plastic. The LED strip on the bottom of the device brings color into play. Furthermore, the color scheme can be individually adjusted to your own liking. However, the strip can't be controlled independently of the keyboard's RGB backlighting.

The laptop is powered by a Core i7-10750H processor and a GeForce RTX 2070 Super graphics core. This CPU-GPU combination brings all modern games smoothly onto the matte screen at Full HD resolution and maximum quality settings. Resolutions beyond Full HD are also possible when an appropriate monitor is connected.

The hardware is equipped with 16 GB of RAM (2x 8 GB, dual-channel mode). An expansion to up to 32 GB is possible according to Asus. Many competitors support up to 64 GB, though. Should the storage space of the built-in 1 TB NVMe SSD (M.2 2280) run out, it can be expanded. In addition to the existing NVMe SSD, two more M.2 models can be installed. RAID 0 is also supported.

The Full HD display (IPS, 144 Hz) scores points with a matte surface, stable viewing angles, sufficient brightness, good contrast, quick response times, and very decent color reproduction.

More information and many benchmark results can be found in our review of the Asus ROG Strix G17 G712LWS.

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Sascha Mölck
Editor of the original article: Sascha Mölck - Senior Tech Writer - 866 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2012
What started as a side job during my computer science studies later became my main job: For more than 20 years now I have been working as an editor and author in the IT sector. While working in the print sector I also contributed to the creation of various loose-leaf publications and published original written pieces. I have been working for Notebookcheck since 2012.
Stephanie Chamberlain
Translator: Stephanie Chamberlain - Translator - 515 articles published on Notebookcheck since 2020
I've been fascinated with technology ever since I got my very first Android smartphone, which was quite a while ago. The power packed into such a small footprint still amazes me. Learning to program made my understanding of technology deeper, and at the same time, it expanded my interest to the area of desktop computers and laptops. All this led me to enjoy reading and watching reviews of new devices, and that's how I stumbled upon Notebookcheck. I immediately found their reviews to be very comprehensive, and luckily, I've even had the chance of translating them since 2019. When it comes to the huge field of technology, I'm currently also interested in specializing in Java programming.
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Sascha Mölck, 2020-10-15 (Update: 2020-10-16)