ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition Review

Latest pricing, specs and ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This Asus laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card, an Intel Core i7-8750H CPU and 16 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5.73 lb (2.6 kg).

As for price this is a mid-level gaming laptop under $1500.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Minecraft and PUBG - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends and GTA V. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 792 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 79% rating.

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ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 48%

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ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition Specs

CPU

Intel Core i7-8750H

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti

RAM (Memory)

16 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

5.73 lb (2.6 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

38.35 cm x 26.16 cm x 2.29 cm
15.1 in x 10.3 in x 0.9 in

Brand

Asus

Series

GL503GE-ES73

Model Number

GL503GE-ES73
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ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 489 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run GTA 5?

This Asus gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for GTA 5 but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This Asus gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Fortnite but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This Asus gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Apex Legends but it can play the game with lowered settings.

ASUS ROG Strix Hero Edition Features

  • Special design for MOBA gamers: slim 0.9" profile and lightweight 5.6 lbs body with dragonscale pattern. 15.6" 120Hz 3ms Full HD IPS-Type Panel designed for maximum contrast and clarity
  • 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H processor. 6 cores, up to 3.9GHz (Boost clock). Powerful gaming performance with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB graphics
  • 128GB PCIe NVMe SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD for combination of fast OS drive speed and high capacity storage; Battery: 64WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion
  • Aura RGB lighting keyboard with 4 isolated hotkeys, 1.8mm key travel, and anti-ghosting technology. 4 zones of lighting control. 20-million keystroke durability
  • 802.11ac 2x2 Wi-Fi (up to 6x faster than traditional BGN); Bluetooth 4.1, 3x USB 3.0, 1x USB 3.1 (Type C), 1x USB 2.0, 1x HDMI, 1x Mini DisplayPort, 1x headphone/Mic jack, and 1x RJ45 LAN port

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