• CPU: Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 12GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)

ASUS ROG GL553 - Specs

CPU Performance #17
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 0.3%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 2.3%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ
  • Intel Core i5-7300HQ 0.2%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 0.4%
GPU Performance #41
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA Quadro M3000M (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.3%
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe (M key)
Windows 10
48Wh, 4-cell
Body material
Aluminum, Plastic
383 x 255 x 30 mm (15.08" x 10.04" x 1.18")
2.50 kg (5.5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 1
  • Card reader SD, MMC, MS
  • Ethernet LAN 10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm jack
  • Web camera HD webcam
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Array microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), TN
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type TN
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)


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ASUS ROG GL553 in-depth review

A few weeks ago we did a review of the ASUS ROG Strix GL553VE gaming laptop with the GTX 1050 Ti on board. But aside from the pricier GTX 1050 Ti configuration, ASUS is offering a more budget-friendly variant with GTX 1050 and we really hope it's just about the same notebook with just a different GPU on board. That's because we liked the GL553VE with the small exception of the price. What you may have already noticed from the headline, the model we are reviewing isn't named ASUS ROG Strix[...]

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  • Excellent keyboard
  • Better battery life than before
  • Bright IPS panel with wide sRGB coverage and high contrast - excellent for gaming and multimedia
  • The cooling system keeps the surface extremely cool even during heavy workload


  • Not the best build quality in its price range
  • Wobbly touchpad
  • The screen uses PWM from 0 to 99% brightness (our Health-Guard profile fixes that)
  • High inner temperatures during heavy workload, CPU throttling

CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-7700HQ

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)

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