Review of ASUS ROG Strix GL753VE

Today, gaming laptops from ASUS are very popular. They combine an attractive appearance, solid technical stuffing and a reasonable price. Relatively recently, ASUS expanded the line of gaming laptops by releasing the ROG Strix GL753VE. For it we dedicate this review.

This notebook model is realized in a convenient cardboard package. The box has a nice black color. On it in two points flaunts the word Strix, executed in an elegant font. The name of the company is also present (in the lower left corner of the package), although it is written plainly and without excess polish.

The bundle of ASUS ROG Strix GL753VE laptop is characterized by practical minimalism. Inside the box, the user will find:

the device itself;

manual;

warranty card (as a rule, its validity is two years);

a special cloth for wiping the display;

Power Supply.

The design of the laptop is designed so that even in a closed state it looks like a gaming device. The case of the model is made of plastic and metal. The upper part of the lid is made of black aluminum, which gives the device extra elegance. On the top cover of the gadget is already familiar to gamers emblem, which adorns all devices series ROG. The emblem has a bright reddish-orange color that distinguishes it on a common black background.

The bottom of the model contains ventilation holes. At the corners are located rubberized legs, giving the laptop stability. By the way, here the designers also decided to play on contrast, having executed legs in orange color.

The two parts of the notebook case are connected with each other by a pair of hinge loops. The stroke of the loops is quite comfortable. To open or close the device, you need to apply a minimum of effort, but at the same time the given level of inclination is kept well. By the way about the level of slope – the angle of disclosure of the gadget can reach 120 degrees.

The keyboard here is membrane. To exclude the simultaneous pressing of two adjacent buttons, the distance between them is increased. The button stroke is 2.5 millimeters. For pressing it is necessary to apply a force equal to 65 grams. Dimensions of the keys are quite familiar – 15.5×15.5 mm. The interval between the buttons is 3.5 mm. The color design of the keys is also standard. The buttons themselves are made in black, and the alphabetic and numeric symbols on them are in white.

The touchpad is represented by a sensor surface with dimensions of 105×74 mm. By the way, it’s more appropriate to call this area a clickpad, since pressing the touchpad simulates pressing the button. Workspace slightly recessed. Thus, it is separated from the entire keyboard panel.

As for the dimensions, they are rather compact – 415x273x30 mm. Weigh this model only 2.8 kg (and this is with the battery).

ASUS ROG Strix GL753VE: screen characteristics

Output of high-quality images during operation provides a matte display with a diagonal of 17.3 inches. The basis of the screen is the IPS matrix. The matrix is equipped with LED lighting. The color of the LEDs is white. The screen is capable of issuing Full HD resolution (in other words, 1920×1080 pixels), has an anti-reflective coating providing good visibility at any angle of external illumination. Aspect ratio monitor is quite standard – 16:9.

Decent quality of the described screen – it has wide viewing angles – 178 degrees. As if the user did not look at the monitor (from the side or from above), it will be fairly clear to see the picture.

ASUS ROG Strix GL753VE: overview of the technical stuffing

Notebook Asus ROG Strix GL753VE comes with two types of processors – Intel Core i7 7700HQ and Intel Core i5 7300HQ. We will take a closer look at the older equipment:

1. CPU. Intel Core i7 brand 7700HQ operates on 4 cores. The initial clock frequency of each core is 2800 MHz. This processor can be overclocked. The performance of its cores can be increased by a maximum of 1000 MHz (that is, up to 3800 MHz). The chip supports a technology called Hyper-Threading. Thus, it can process 8 threads at once with 4 physical cores. The power of the chip is only 45 W. Moreover, Intel HM175 Express chipset is integrated directly into the processor. The younger version of the ASUS ROG Strix GL753VE uses the Intel Core i5 processor of the 7300HQ brand. It is less productive, but such device will cost less.

2. Video card. It is clear that the integrated graphics processor is not suitable for launching modern games, so engineers equipped their offspring with a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card having 2 or 4 GB of allocated memory. The card’s memory type is GDDR5. Testing showed that with the maximum load in the older version, the video card itself operates at a frequency of 1695.5 MHz. We can not fail to note the important advantage that both cards have (both 2 and 4 GB) they support DirectX 12. This technology will ensure maximum clarity of all graphics effects that are available in modern games. However, 1050 Ti is still not a top-end video card.

3. RAM. Notebook Asus ROG Strix GL753VE is equipped with two slots for DDR4 boards. The border volume of the RAM supported by this notebook is 32 GB. In general, the owner can use the most different combination of DDR4 boards: 8 and 4, 8 and 8, 16 and 16 GB. Separately it is worth mentioning the main advantage of RAM of this format: it gives the highest performance, while consuming a minimum of energy.

4. Physical memory. In the older assembly (with the 7700HQ processor), the following storage components are provided: a 5400RPM SSH hard drive with 1 TB, and a solid state drive SATA3 SSD for 128 or 256 GB. When buying a younger version of the assembly, the user will receive: a hard drive 7200RPM SSH for 1 TB, a PCIE Gen3X4 SSD drive with a capacity of 256 or 512 GB.

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