• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
  • Storage: 2000GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequate cooling
  • Lots of upgrade options
  • 92% sRGB coverage (144 Hz AUO B173HAN04.0)
  • CPU maintains high frequencies even during extreme load
  • Weighs less than 3 kg
  • Customizable RGB lighting and two keyboard layout options
  • Great input devices

Cons

  • Underperforming RTX 2070 with early drivers
  • Loud noise during gaming

ASUS ROG Strix GL704 - Specs

CPU Performance #8
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #6
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GB GDDR5X) 5.5%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 (Laptop) 14.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 1.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 3%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + G-Sync
panel 1
AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Color accuracy 6.2 -> 2.4
HDD/SSD
2TB SSD + 1TB SSHD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
32GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10
Battery
66Wh
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate, Aluminum
Dimensions
400 x 274 x 24.9 mm (15.75" x 10.79" x 0.98")
Weight
2.90 kg (6.4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Gladius II Origin Gaming Mouse
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Strix Edge Gaming Mouse Pad
  • Gifts ASUS ROG Ranger Compact Case

 

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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS + G-Sync

Name AUO B173HAN04.0 (AUO409D)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 302 cd/m2
sRGB 92%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1000:1
dE Color Checker 6.2 2.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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ASUS ROG Strix GL704 in-depth review

There we go, guys. We have our hands on the first laptop (for us) with an RTX graphics card. This 17-inch fella' is equipped with the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070. ASUS was fast to react and implemented the new GPUs from NVIDIA into their ROG GL704G. The notebook itself is not your ordinary large and bulky monster. It follows closely the trends from last year and incorporates 26 mm design with a weigh just under 3 kg. As you are soon about to see, the RTX version of the laptop is just a refresh, [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 (Laptop)

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quality
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Far Cry 5
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TC: Wildlands
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For Honor
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average
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DOTA 2
quality
average
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CS:GO
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Hearthstone
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FIFA 19
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League of Legends
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average
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Rocket League
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average
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Overwatch
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average
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Fortnite
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average
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PUBG
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AC: Odyssey
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