Asus has taken advantage of the CES celebration to show us its latest portable beast. It is a computer that has little to envy the most powerful desktop computers. Its the flame ASUS ROG G703 and hides inside a processor to Intel Core i7-7820HK, up to 64 GB of RAM, M.2 NVMe hard drive and a Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics. To this, it adds a spectacular 17.3-inch screen with NVIDIA G-Sync technology and a frequency of 144Hz.
ASUS ROG G703, portable gaming with NVIDIA G-Sync technology
All this along with many extras ideal for players, such as the cooling system Anti-Dust Cooling, lighting Aura RGB Asus ROG on the keyboard, a spectacular sound system and the latest in connectivity. The ASUS ROG G703 is already available in some markets, such as the US, with a price of 3,500 dollars, about 2,900 euros.
Data sheet ASUS ROG G703
|screen||17.3 inches with UHD or Full HD resolution, 144Hz|
|Processor||Intel Core i7 7820HK
Intel Core i7 7700HQ
|RAM||Up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM at 2800MHz|
|Graphic card||Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 with 8GB GDDR5X|
|Audio||ASUS Sonic Studio|
|Internal memory||Up to 2 TB HDD
Up to 4 x 512GB SATA3 SSD
Up to 2 x 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe
|OS||Windows 10 Pro or Home|
|Connections||Mini Display Port, RH45, HDMI, 4 USB 3.0 ports, one USB port 3.1 Gen2 Type-C|
|Colors||Black and silver|
|Dimensions||425 x 319 x 47.5 - 51 mm, 4.7 kg|
|Featured features|| Integrated Xbox Wireless
Cooling System Anti-Dust Cooling
Keyboard with lighting Aura RGB
Sonic Studio III
ROG Gaming Center
|Release date||Available (in some markets)|
|Price||From 3,500 dollars (about 2,900 euros)|
Aggressive design and large screen
The Asus ROG G703 is a team focused on gaming users looking for the best. Therefore, the denomination of portable computer is only applicable in its form factor, since the equipment is not exactly thin or light. It has a thickness of 51 millimeters at its fullest part. Also, it weighs no less than 4.7 kilograms. Of course, he is not the best companion to take him from one place to another.
As for its aesthetics, we have an aggressive design, very striking. The cover of the screen offers a brushed aluminum finish in silver, while the inside is black. In its lower part, we find the dominant ventilation system, with large air vents.
When we open the laptop, we have a full keyboard and the screen, which has considerable frames. The Asus ROG G703 equips a 17.3-inch panel that can have UHD or Full HD resolution, depending on the model. What it does include is a refresh of 144Hz, being one of the first laptops to add this feature.
Technical set prepared for the RV
The Asus ROG G703 equips a first-class professional specs. We can choose between two of the most influential Intel processors. On the one hand, we will have the Intel Core i7 7700HQ; or the Intel Core i7 7820HK. The latter arrives with factory overclocking to reach up to 4.3 GHz.
Accompanying this processor, we will have up to 64 GB of DDR4 RAM at 2400 MHz. The equipment incorporates four available SO-DIMM slots so that we can expand the memory at any time.
For storage, we have several options, but the most powerful will be an M.2 NVD PCIe 3.0 SSD up to 512 GB. The equipment includes two slots of this type and another 4 SSD.
But a good gamer team needs a powerful graphics card. The Asus ROG G703 equips a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 with 8 GB of GDDR5X memory. Although it is not the most powerful on the market, it will be enough to play any current game in Ultra quality and at high resolution.
In short, an ideal team for professional players or who want to play at the highest level. As we said, the Asus ROG G703 is already on sale in the United States with a price that starts at $ 3,500, about 2,900 euros.