Asus calls this specific configuration of its 15.6-inch ROG Strix GL503 collection “the Hero Version,” as a result of it is ostensibly optimized on your massive area battles, cleverest strategizing and hardest roles to play. It is not actually. It is only a center-of-the-Strix-street configuration, with an i7700HQ CPU and GTX 1060 graphics, and a unique set of highlighted keycaps. However it’s additionally a advantageous basic-function gaming laptop computer with a few design points that stand out.
Asus defines its “Hero” in another way in several areas, as properly; it is an awesome instance about how these “optimized” techniques are optimized extra for advertising than precise players. Within the US, this “perfect” system for MOBA (multiplayer on-line battle area), RTS and RPG prices $1,600, and comes with 16GB RAM, a Core i7-7700HQ and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060.
Within the UK, I assume you do not want as a lot energy for MOBA, as a result of there the Hero has a Core i5-7300HQ, 8GB and half the SSD — you’ll be able to’t discover it in Asus’ on-line retailer, however its RRP per Amazon is £1,300. The identical laptop computer with out the Hero moniker, is £1,365 direct from Asus. There does not appear to be a similar configuration to our Hero: A model with 8GB RAM and a 128GB SSD + 1TB hybrid HDD choice goes for slightly over £1,320 or a GTX 1070 mannequin for £1,970.