If you’ve been keeping up with our latest Computex 2017 coverage, you may have realised that most of the notebooks that were announced these few days are mostly aimed towards AAA gamers. Well, it seems that folks at Asus has not forgotten mainstream gamers. The company has introduced its newest lineup of esports-oriented notebooks called the ROG Strix Hero and ROG Strix Scar.
According to Asus, both the ROG Strix Hero and ROG Strix Scar notebooks were made to cater for the vast amounts of mainstream gamers today. I’m sure many of us today still run PC games on notebooks. Despite being made for esports gamers, both of Asus’ newest gaming notebooks do come with special features that make them rather attractive.
When it comes to aesthetics, bot the ROG Strix Hero and ROG Strix Scar actually looks pretty similar. The only major design difference between them would be the pattern that’s found on the palm rest area of each gaming notebook. It’s also worth noting that the ROG Strix Hero is a 15.6-inch notebook, while the ROG Strix Scar is slightly bigger at 17-inch.
When it comes to specifications, the both notebooks will come with the option to be equipped with either a Core i5 or Core i7 processor and a full HD 120Hz display. Besides that, these gaming notebooks will also be fitted with up to 32GB RAM and several other options for storage. Asus’ ROG Strix Hero will be equipped with either a GTX 1050 or GTX 1060 GPU while the ROG Strix Scar has an additional option for a GTX 1070 GPU.
As usual, Asus made no mention of the price and availability of the Asus ROG Strix Hero and ROG Strix Scar. That said, judging by their features, both gaming notebooks by Asus may come at a relatively high price tag.