ASUS ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II now available in the Philippines

ASUS ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II now available in the Philippines




ASUS’ laptop stars of Computex 2018 finally arrives at our shores — the ROG Strix Hero II and ROG Srix Scar II. Both laptops sport upgraded specs and a new design.

Both devices received a slight design overhaul but still feature a two-tone chassis much like the first generation. They now have slimmer top and side bezels and an aura sync RGB light bar at the bottom center.

First up let’s take a look at the GL504GS or Scar II. It comes with a 15.6-inch IPS-level FHD 144Hz 3ms display, Intel Core i7-8750H processor, Nvidia GTX 1070 GPU, 16GB of RAM, 256GB SSD + 1TB SSHD, and Windows 10.


 

ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL504GS) specs:

  • 15.6″ IPS-level FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms GTG response time, 100% sRGB color gamut, non-glare coating
  • 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 with 8GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • 16GB DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM (upgradeable to 32GB)
  • M.2 NVMe PCIe 256GB
  • 2.5″ Firecuda 1TB SSHD
  • 802.11ac 2×2 Wave 2 Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C (USB-C)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x SD card reader
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • RGB across four zones, with Aura Sync support
  • 2x 3.5W speakers with smart-amplifier
  • Array microphone
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 230W power adapter
  • 36.1 x 26.2 x 2.61cm
  • 2.4kg

Next up the GL504GM or Hero II. It also comes with a 15.6-inch IPS-level FHD 144Hz 3ms display, Intel Core i7-8750H processor, and a 1TB SSHD. Although ASUS turned it down a bit and only equipped the Hero II with a Nvidia GTX 1060 and 128GB of SSD storage.

ASUS ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM) specs:

  • 15.6″ IPS-level FHD (1920 x 1080) display, 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms GTG response time, 100% sRGB color gamut, non-glare coating
  • 8th-Gen Intel Core i7-8750H
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • 16GB DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM (upgradeable to 32GB)
  • M.2 NVMe PCIe 128GB
  • 2.5″ Firecuda 1TB SSHD
  • 802.11ac 2×2 Wave 2 W-Fi
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C (USB-C)
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
  • 1 x RJ-45 jack
  • 1 x SD card reader
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • RGB across four zones, with Aura Sync support
  • 2 x 3.5W speakers with smart-amplifier
  • Array microphone
  • Windows 10 Home
  • 180W power adapter
  • 36.1 x 26.2 x 2.61cm
  • 2.4kg

The ASUS ROG Strix SCAR II (GL504GS-ES064T) with Core i7-8750 CPU, 16GB RAM, 128GB PCIE + 1TB HDD, and GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5 GPU, is priced at Php129,995. The ASUS ROG Strix Hero II (GL504GM-ES052T) with Core i7-8750 CPU, 16GB RAM, 128GB PCIE + 1TB HDD, and GTX 1060 6GB GDDR5 GPU, is priced at Php104,995. Both laptops are now available at ASUS ROG concept stores and authorized retailers nationwide.



Zen Estacio is a Multimedia Producer for YugaTech. He is the team's laptop guru and one of their resident gamers. He has a monthly column compiling the latest and greatest the Nintendo Switch has to offer. Aside from that, he regularly writes gaming news, reviews, and impressions. You can hit him up at @papanZEN

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