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The ASUS ROG Strix GL703VD DB74 17-inch gaming laptops has received positive reviews for its sturdy, slim and premium looking design, its large 1080p display that most noted as being beautiful, great 1080p gaming performance, its large amount of storage thanks to the SSD and HDD combo, and its great price. It also has a great battery life for a gaming laptop according to reviewers. However, it runs and the fans loud during heavy gaming sessions. Furthermore, it doesn’t come with G-Sync, a feature that came with its predecessor’s design. However, the ASUS ROG Strix GL703VD DB74 17-inch gaming laptop offers excellent value for the money, and it has found a fairly decent balance between style, price and performance.

Positive Reviews
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  • Solid 1080p gaming
  • Large display
  • Decent battery life for gaming laptop
  • Decent battery life for gaming laptop
  • Appealing price


  • No G-Sync
  • Runs hot
  • Loud fans

Bottom Line

The ASUS ROG Strix GL703VD DB74 is a well priced gaming laptop with a sleek and slim form factor, and it drives a highly respectable 1080p gaming experience, but it is disappointing to see that ASUS failed to include G-Sync with this model.

Critic Reviews

  • 83
    NotebookCheck October 17, 2017

    The Asus ROG Strix GL703VD is a 17.3-inch entry-level to mid-range gaming notebook which tries to find the right balance between style, performance and price. Unfortunately, Asus' new notebook runs too hot and is too noisy given the comparatively modest performance of its graphics card.

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Full Specifications

Processor Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeDiscrete
Graphics Memory 4GB GDDR5
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight6.7 lbs
Battery Life5 hours
Hard Drive 11000 HDD 7200
Hard Drive 2256 SSD
Display Size17.3 inch
Connectivity3 x USB 3.0 | 1 x USB 2.0 | Wi-Fi | Bluetooth |1 x mini Display Port |1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert | 1 x HDMI
Additional FeaturesMulti-format card reader, RGB Keyboard
Dimension (LxWxH)16.5 x 11 x 0.9
Warranty1 year
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