Almost every month, we’ll be greeted by a swathe of new gaming laptops which made us spoilt for choices. For some people, gaming laptop takes the function of a desktop and barely leaves the room. As for majority of us, it usually doubles up as a productivity work horse which will accompany us to meet clients, or even to school.
Whatever the main purpose is, we can all agree that most of the gaming laptop have the caliber to live up to it thanks to their powerful internals that can handle pretty much every tasks you throw at it (unless you are talking about mining digital currencies).
However, when it comes to practicability, then probably not all of them can be categorized as this. That’s because being able perform tasks efficiency is one thing, but whether its practical to bring them to school or into a meeting will be a separate topic.
The ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 which we are look at today, will be an ideal gaming machine which is suitable for all use cases and scenarios. Here are 5 reasons why we love the ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 GL532!
Stealthy Design With Immersive RGB Lighting
Just like any other recent ROG laptops, the ROG Strix Scar 15 is built around a durable and robust chassis donned in a Matte Black finishing which gives off a stealthy outlook that conceals it identity as a deadly gaming machine.
The low-profile appearance allows you to look professional whenever you bring it to school or into a meeting – so you won’t have to worry about any unnecessary attention from non-gamers who don’t appreciate gaming-centric aesthetics.
Of course, it can only remain low-profile until you turn on the RGB lightings that turn it into a gaming beast who’s ready to slay your opponents in every competitive games. The immersive RGB lightings are available on the ROG logo on the outer lid, bottom edges of the base, as well as every single keys (backlight) on the keyboard.
As usual, the ROG lighting effect is highly customizable via the Aura Creator Setting within the Armory Crate application.
The ROG Strix Scar 15 comes with a Chiclet-style keyboard with keys that are large enough to prevent you from hitting the wrong keys. On top of that, the keys also offer great tactile feedback and is pleasant to touch.
Below the keyboard deck, there is plenty of space which allows you to rest your palm comfortably while you’re typing. Most importantly, there are of palm rest generally remains cool even after you’re using it for quite some time.
Great Graphics & Unparalleled Performance
Besides focusing primarily on performance, the ROG Strix Scar 15 take things further by delivering a buttery smooth visual experience for its users with its speedy 300Hz/ 3ms screen refresh rate.
Under the hood, the ROG Strix Scar 15 is armed with the 10th Gen’s Intel Core i7-10875H which will be complemented by a powerful NVDIA GeForce RTX 2070 that boasts 8GB GDDR6 VRAM. On top of that, it also features a hefty 16GB LPDDR4 RAM in the memory department, which is definitely more than sufficient to avoid memory bottleneck.
This monstrous setup ensures the laptop is able to handle demanding graphics and workload with a breeze. Therefore, even if you’re not a gamer, it’s still an ideal laptop for content creators who do lots of video editing, or computer science students who need to compile their codes in the shortest time possible.
Fantastic Audio Quality
For those who chose not to use a headphone, the ROG Strix Scar 15 do have a pair of powerful side-facing speaker located at the bottom. Sound is loud and remains audible even if you’re some distance away.
Besides its ability to handle sound effects well, it is also able to grasp well with most music genre. As such, you can rely it as a music streaming device whenever you’re not using it.
Keystone II Is Awesome
The ROG Strix Scar 15 is among some of the ROG laptops that carries support for the Keystone II feature.
On the outside, the Keystone II looks quite like a flash drive but it certainly does more than what a typical flash drive do. Its actually an intuitive piece of hardware that allows you to port your hardware profile and settings from one laptop over to the other with ease.
Other than that, it can also be used to access a hidden storage partition known as the shadow drive. This secret drive will only appear when the Keystone II is attached to its dedicated port, and will not be visible once the Keystone II is removed.
Interestingly, the Keystone II itself also has some lighting and sound effect when its docked in.
Needless to say, the list of features we mentioned here are not exhaustive. Feel free to share with us what features you love about the ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 GL532 if you happen to own one!