• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)

ASUS ROG GL703VM - Specs

CPU Performance #7
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.5%
  • Intel Xeon E3-1505M v6 2.7%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Xeon E3-1535M v5 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-6920HQ 1.1%
GPU Performance #10
  • NVIDIA Quadro P4000 (8GB GDDR5) 0.8%
  • 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M (6GB GDDR5, SLI) 7.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 (8GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (3GB GDDR5) 0.8%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 120 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
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LG LP173WF4-SPF5 (ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM)
Color accuracy 4.6 -> 3.1
HDD/SSD
256GB M.2 SATA SSD + 1TB FireCuda SSHD
M.2 Slot
1x PCIe NVMe M.2 slot (2280, M-key) See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
64 WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell, Li-ion
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum (Aluminum lid, plastic base and interior)
Dimensions
415 x 280 x 24 mm (16.34" x 11.02" x 0.94")
Weight
2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 4x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 1x 3.5mm Combo audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD (720p)
  • Backlit keyboard ASUS AURA RGB
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 3.5W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • 12V fans
  • Smart AMP
  • N-key rollover
  • Overstroke technology

DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS + G-Sync

Name LG LP173WF4-SPF5 (ASUS ROG Strix GL703VM)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 375 cd/m2
sRGB 89%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1070:1
dE Color Checker 4.6 3.1
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Health-Guard

The first and most important profile (in our opinion) is the Health-Guard – when being used with our LM Profiles application, Health-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body.

Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate (they may seem strange at first but after a few minutes our brain will start recognizing them as accurate ones – that’s how Health-Guard differs from alternatives like f.lux).

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Health-Guard Profile

Office Work and Web Design

The second profile type is Office Work and Web Design. Business tasks are various, most often related to a set of office-targeted applications. Sometimes, working outside is necessary. In such cases color accuracy is paramount, but so is image clarity, brightness, contrast etc. A piece of text must be legible, graphics and histograms must be clear. All of this is precisely what this profile is for. If you’re doing office work, web design, or simply value color accuracy when browsing the Internet, this is the profile to use!

It’s important to note that not all displays are suited for Web design – our profiles can not compensate for insufficient sRGB coverage (most TN panels have this problem), so you you might want to check our detailed color tests in the respective product reviews we’ve done if you want to use the machine for professional work.

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

Gaming and Movie Nights

Gaming is among the main driving forces for the fast clip of hardware development. Gamers are well-aware of the fact that a poor image can ruin the entire experience.

The same goes for watching movies. Imagine sitting down for a nice movie after a long day, and barely making out what’s on the screen. The ‘Gaming and movie night’ profile can make a huge difference. We strongly recommend you use it, since it’s gamma curve is specifically tuned to reveal details in the dark sections of the image.

Here’s what this amounts to:

Left: No Profile | Drag the slider to see the difference | Right: Design & Gaming Profile

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Office Work - screen profile

Office Work

Office Work should be used mostly by users who spend most of the time looking at pieces of text, tables or just surfing. This profile aims to deliver better distinctness and clarity by keeping a flat gamma curve (2.20), native color temperature and perceptually accurate colors.

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Design and Gaming - screen profile

Design and Gaming

This profile is aimed at designers who work with colors professionally, and for games and movies as well. Design and Gaming takes display panels to their limits, making them as accurate as possible in the sRGB IEC61966-2-1 standard for Web and HDTV, at white point D65.

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Health-Guard - screen profile

Health-Guard

THealth-Guard eliminates the harmful Pulse-Width Modulation (PWM) and reduces the negative Blue Light which affects our eyes and body. Since it’s custom tailored for every panel, it manages to keep the colors perceptually accurate. Health-Guard simulates paper so the pressure on the eyes is greatly reduced.

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ASUS ROG GL703VM in-depth review

Long months after the initial release of the GTX 1000-series GPUs and only just now, ASUS has released its GTX 1060-powered gaming laptop. That's, of course, if we don't count the similarly priced for that time, ASUS FX502VM, which was a total disaster. But apparently, the OEM aims to right all wrongs with its significantly more advanced ROG GL703VM. The laptop comes as a direct competitor to the Acer Predator Helios 300 (17-inch), although considerably more expensive and* more reasonably[...]

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Pros

  • Thin and light for a 17-inch gaming laptop
  • Good keyboard for typing
  • Optional 120 Hz IPS panel with G-Sync
  • Even the standard 60 Hz IPS panel offers excellent image quality
  • Keeps the hardware running at full throttle even under extreme workload

Cons

  • Suboptimal materials, flexible base unit
  • Bad touchpad
  • G-Sync limited to selected configurations
  • High inner and outer temperatures under load
  • Extremely short battery life

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5)

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