ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 15.6-inch laptop

ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 15.6-inch

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


  • 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.

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.

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.

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Processor Intel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Type Discrete
Graphics Memory 8GB GDDR5
RAM 16GB DDR4 2133MHz
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight 4.8 lbs
Battery Life 5 hours
Hard Drive 1 256 SSD
Hard Drive 2 1024 HDD 7200
Display Size 15.6 inch
Display Type IPS
Display Resolution 1920 x 1080
Display Technology LED backlit | In-plane switching | G-SYNC
Connectivity 3x USB 3.0 | USB 3.1 Type-C (Gen 2) | Mini DisplayPort | HDMI | Gigabit Ethernet | Dual Band AC WiFi | Bluetooth 4.0
Audio Stereo speakers | ASUS SonicMaster Technology
Webcam HD 1.2MP
Additional Features Backlit keyboard, memory card reader
Dimension (LxWxH) 15.4 x 10.5 x 0.94
Warranty 1 year

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