Asus, a leading brand in the world of gaming laptops, has recently launched its two new gaming laptops, the ROG Strix Scar 16 and the ROG Strix Scar 18, in India. These laptops are specifically designed for hardcore gamers who demand high performance and cutting-edge features from their gaming machines. Let’s take a closer look at what these laptops have to offer.
Design and Display
Both the ROG Strix Scar 16 and the ROG Strix Scar 18 come with a sleek and stylish design that looks every bit a gaming laptop. The laptops have a matte black finish with a metallic ROG logo on the lid. The laptops are also equipped with an RGB backlit keyboard that provides a customizable gaming experience.
The ROG Strix Scar 16 comes with a 16-inch full HD display with a refresh rate of 165Hz and a response time of 3ms. The display also supports G-SYNC technology, which synchronizes the display’s refresh rate with the GPU’s frame rate, resulting in smoother gameplay and reduced screen tearing.
The ROG Strix Scar 18, on the other hand, comes with an 18.4-inch full HD display with a refresh rate of 240Hz and a response time of 3ms. The laptop also supports NVIDIA G-SYNC and Optimus technologies, providing gamers with an immersive and smooth gaming experience.
Both laptops are equipped with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors, up to an i9-11900H. The laptops also come with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 30 Series GPUs, with up to an RTX 3080 in the ROG Strix Scar 18. These high-end specs provide gamers with the power they need to play the latest games at the highest settings.
The laptops also come with up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM and up to 2TB of SSD storage. This means gamers can store their games and multimedia files on their laptops without worrying about running out of space.
Cooling and Battery Life
Both laptops are equipped with the ROG Intelligent Cooling system, which includes liquid metal thermal compound, a vapor chamber, and a self-cleaning cooling system. This system ensures that the laptops stay cool even during extended gaming sessions.
The ROG Strix Scar 16 comes with a 90Wh battery that provides up to 12 hours of battery life. The ROG Strix Scar 18, on the other hand, comes with a 115Wh battery that provides up to 8 hours of battery life. Both laptops also come with a 280W power adapter, which ensures that the laptops can be charged quickly.
Price and Availability
The ROG Strix Scar 16 and the ROG Strix Scar 18 are available in India from mid-March 2023. The ROG Strix Scar 16 is priced at INR 1,99,990 ($2,710), while the ROG Strix Scar 18 is priced at INR 2,49,990 ($3,390).
The Asus ROG Strix Scar 16 and the ROG Strix Scar 18 are two of the most powerful and feature-packed gaming laptops available in the market today. With their high-end specs, innovative cooling system, and immersive displays, these laptops are perfect for gamers who demand the best. The only downside to these laptops is their high price tag, which might be a deal-breaker for some. However, if you are a hardcore gamer who wants the best gaming experience, then these laptops are definitely worth considering.
|Manufacturer||ASUS, INVENTEC (CHONGQING) CORPORATION, NO.66, WEST DISTRICT 2ND RD, SHAPINGBA DISTRICT, CHONGQING, CHINA 401331|
|Series||ROG Strix SCAR 16 (2023)|
|Form Factor||Gaming Laptop|
|Item Height||23 Millimeters|
|Item Width||35.4 Centimeters|
|Standing screen display size||40.64 Centimetres|
|Screen Resolution||2560 x 1600 pixels|
|Resolution||2560 x 1600 Pixels|
|Product Dimensions||26.4 x 35.4 x 2.3 cm; 2.5 Kilograms|
|Batteries||1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)|
|Item model number||G634JY-NM054WS|
|Processor Type||Core i9|
|Processor Speed||5.6 GHz|
|Computer Memory Type||SODIMM|
|Maximum Memory Supported||64 GB|
|Memory Clock Speed||4800 MHz|
|Hard Drive Size||1 TB|
|Hard Disk Description||SSD|
|Audio Details||Headphones, Speakers|
|Speaker Description||4-speaker system with AI noise-canceling technology, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res certification, Smart Amp Technology, Support Microsoft Cortana near field/Far field|
|Graphics Coprocessor||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090|
|Graphics Chipset Brand||NVIDIA|
|Graphics Card Description||Dedicated|
|Graphics RAM Type||GDDR6|
|Graphics Card Ram Size||16 GB|
|Graphics Card Interface||PCI Express|
|Connectivity Type||Bluetooth, Wi-Fi|
|Wireless Type||Bluetooth, 802.11ax|
|Number of USB 3.0 Ports||4|
|Number of HDMI Ports||1|
|Voltage||20 Volts (DC)|
|Optical Drive Type||No Optical Drive|
|Operating System||Windows 11 Home|
|Are Batteries Included||Yes|
|Number of Lithium Ion Cells||4|
|Included Components||Laptop, Adapter, User Manual, 1 Customizable Armor Cap|
|Country of Origin||China|
|Item Weight||2 kg 500 g|