ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 15.6-inch

The ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 is a bestselling high-end gaming laptop that has been praised for powerful GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card, HDD and SSD combo, powerful Intel Core i7 CPU, IPS panel with G-SYNC and for its light weight design. However, the battery life is rather average and you can expect a maximum of 5 hours off of a single charge and less than two while gaming. You also get a small keyboard which will make gaming a bit awkward. But if you want a good desktop replacement that will be able to handle any modern game, then the ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 is well worth considering, especially with its 10-series GTX graphics.

NINJA SCORE
77
Positive Reviews
$1699.00$1669.30
(as of 20-09-2020 12:32 UTC) Details
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Pros

  • Intel Skylake processor
  • G-SYNC display panel
  • HDD and SSD combo
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
  • Thin and light

Cons

  • Poor battery life
  • Smaller keyboard
  • Prone to heating up

Bottom Line

The ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 is a thin and light gaming laptop that boasts the latest NVIDIA GTX 1070 graphics card. But the thinner design does mean that it is more prone to heating up than some of the thicker ROG laptops.


Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 70
    LaptopMag September 27, 2016

    The Asus ROG Strix offers a good mix of power and portability, but suffers from poor battery life.

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  • 90
    TechRadar September 14, 2016

    Asus' first Strix-branded laptop is a Full HD gaming rock star complete with an amazing screen and booming speakers to bring the noise.

    Read full review

Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 8GB GDDR5
RAM 16GB DDR4 2133MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight4.8 lbs
Battery Life5 hours
Hard Drive 1256 SSD
Hard Drive 21024 HDD 7200
Display Size15.6 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution1920 x 1080
Display TechnologyLED backlit | In-plane switching | G-SYNC
Connectivity3x USB 3.0 | USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 2) | Mini DisplayPort | HDMI | Gigabit Ethernet | Dual Band AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
AudioStereo speakers | ASUS SonicMaster Technology
WebcamHD 1.2MP
Additional FeaturesBacklit keyboard, memory card reader
Dimension (LxWxH)15.4 x 10.5 x 0.94
Warranty1 year

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