ASUS FX503VM EH73 15.6-inch

ASUS FX503VM EH73 15.6-inch

NINJA SCORE
90
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Pros

  • Strong performance
  • Rigid design quality
  • Powerful NVIDIA GTX 1060
  • 1TB HDD alongside a fast 128GB SSD
  • Good sound quality
  • Good quality IPS display

Cons

  • Heats up during intensive gaming sessions
  • Loud fans under load
  • No USB Type-C
  • slower 5400RPM HDD as opposed to 7200RPM

Bottom Line

The ASUS FX503VM EH73 offers exceptional value and it really is geared towards gaming thanks to the powerful VR-ready NVIDIA GTX 1060, CPU and generous RAM, and with the addition of a cooling pad, you will be able to keep things running cool and quiet.


The ASUS FX503VM EH73 15.6-inch gaming laptops has received positive reviews for its snappy gaming and every day performance, its excellent value, its surprisingly lightweight, and rigid design considering the amount of powerful hardware stuffed inside. Users thought its gaming capabilities are excellent for 1080p gaming thanks to the dedicated NVIDIA GTX 1060, and the additional 1TB hard drive, while a little slow, is awesome for storage alongside the fast, but smaller 128GB SSD. Users liked the speaker quality and many were impressed by the IPS display. However, issues relating to heating were reported by some users, and others thought that the lack of USB Type-C was a bit disappointing. Additionally, the fans also get loud according to reports, but only when stressed during gaming or when running intensive, resource hogging hardware. Lastly, one reviewer pointed out that the numlock doesn’t have a light indicating whether it is on or off. If you are happy to invest in a cooling pad for the FX503VM EH73, then you are in for a truly great gaming experience from this powerful ASUS gaming laptop.

Specifications

Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 3GB GDDR5
RAM 16GB DDR4
Operating System Microsoft Windows
Weight4.9 lbs
Battery Life4 hours
Hard Drive 11000 HDD 5400
Hard Drive 2128 SSD
Display Size15.6 inch
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyMatte Panel
ConnectivityWi-Fi | Bluetooth 4.1 | 2x USB 3.1 (Type A)| 1x HDMI 1.4 | 1x Mini DisplayPort |1x headphone/Mic jack| 1x RJ45 LAN port
WebcamHD
Additional FeaturesRed-backlit gaming keyboard, SD card reader
Dimension (LxWxH)15.1 x 10.3 x 1
Warranty1 year

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