ASUS laptop for gaming, ROG Strix G15 G513QR-ES96, is a powerful device. And it’s not great for gaming only but even for handling demanding tasks, like those that require high graphics details. This is because of the high specifications inside. What is it like? Let’s continue reading.
ASUS delivered the ROG Strix G15 with an AMD Ryzen R9-5900HX. This is an octa-core processor for big laptops. The frequencies start from 3.30GHz and can boost up to 4.60GHz when heavy-duty. It has also a 16MB L3 cache, and AMD Radeon RX Vega 8.
ASUS paired it with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, one of the graphics cards for notebooks in early 2021. It has a dedicated 8GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Both processing units above ensure this laptop can handle every task that is thrown at it such as heavy games and demanding apps.
The system memory is 16GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM which is ideal for heavy multitasking, and storage space of 1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD which is adequate to host many documents and media files.
The 15.6-inch anti-glare screen can provide detailed images with sharp colors and every movement on the screen looks so alive. Not surprising as this is a Full HD panel that has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9 along with a color gamut of 100%sRGB, 75.35% Adobe, and 72% NTSC. In addition, this screen also has a refresh rate of 300Hz and a response time of 3ms.
All great quality above will remain stable when viewed even from extreme angles, thanks to the IPS technology that comes with it.
ROG Strix G15 offers multiple ports on the left and back and none on the right.
Most are on the backside, ie a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, an HDMI 2.0b port, and an RJ-45 LAN port. Meanwhile, on the left side, you can find you can two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and a 3.5mm combo audio jack.
According to the manufacturer, the USB Type-C supports DisplayPort and power delivery.
As for networking, this ASUS laptop provides all the options, both wired and wireless, ie: Gigabit Ethernet LAN, Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax), and Bluetooth 5.1
The power source inside is a 4-cell 90WHrs Lithium-ion battery. As ASUS claim, it can last up to 12 hours for video playback. Some tests show the battery can last up to 7-8 hours for light daily activities, enough for a day of work. However, it will run out faster if used for gaming.
Fortunately, this laptop supports the fast charge feature, up to 50% in 30 minutes.
Regarding portability, this laptop is easy to carry everywhere. It weighs about 5.51 lbs and is also not bulky, but rather thick, at 13.94 x 10.20 x 1.07 inches. Yes, this laptop can easily fit into your bag and won’t make you feel heavy.
ASUS ROG Strix G15 G513QR-ES96 is obviously a powerful laptop. It is a powerful laptop that can handle everything assigned to it, from casual games and simple daily tasks up to heavy games and demanding tasks, including those that require high graphics details. All these thanks to the capable engine and screen.
At the time of writing, the price is $1,799.99. It’s expensive but reasonable and worth the specs and capabilities it offers.
ASUS ROG Strix G15 G513QR-ES96
|CPU||AMD Ryzen R9-5900HX/Octa-Core/3.30GHz–4.60GHz/16MB|
|GPU||AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 8GB GDDR6 VRAM
|RAM||16GB DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM|
|HDD/SSD||1TB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD|
|Display||15.6-inch Full HD 1920x1080 16:9 100%sRGB, 75.35%Adobe 72% NTSC 300Hz 3ms IPS Anti-Glare display|
|Ports||3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support DisplayPort / power delivery
1x HDMI 2.0b
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x RJ45 LAN port
|Network||Gigabit Ethernet LAN
|Battery||4-cell 90WHrs Lithium-ion battery|
|Dimensions||13.94 x 10.20 x 1.07 inches|