ROG Strix SCAR Edition is built exclusively for the sharpest shooters in the meanest gunfights. This gaming laptop is designed to give you a competitive edge in FPS esports titles like Counter-Strike®, Overwatch®, and Team Fortress® 2. Feel the power of Windows 10, the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10-Series graphics; and enjoy the smoothest and most accurate visuals ever on an IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology. With a desktop-style Aura Sync-enabled keyboard, N-key rollover, and fast-actuating keys, Strix SCAR Edition keeps you centered on the maps — so you’ll rank high, and take out targets with absolute precision!
FOR TOP FPS MARKSMEN
Taking both its name and design inspiration from the FN SCAR®assault rifle, Strix SCAR Edition is designed for top marksmen. Like its namesake, Strix SCAR Edition pairs agility with performance, packing all its lethal firepower into a compact chassis with a thin 2.4cm profile, and an overall weight of just 2.6kg! And it looks the part, too — its Gunmetal Grey finish mirrors that of the deadly weapon.
Strix SCAR Edition has an anodized Gunmetal Grey finish designed to mimic the cold, dark feel of an assault rifle. It’s a true reflection of a warfighter’s inner calm, focus, and precision. With such precise weaponry, it’s up to you to take a slow deep breath, and squeeze the trigger.
ASYMMETRICAL DESIGN THAT GOES AGAINST THE
The ROG spirit of defying convention is evident in the a symmetrical design of Strix SCAR Edition. The distinct slashes across the laptop lid and the keyboard palm rest area are inspired by a bullet homing in on its target.
BUILT TO SURVIVE
Kevlar ® is tougher than steel and is resistant to extreme temperatures.It' s a material that epitomizes survival and pushing past limits. Strix SCAR Edition features a printed woven Kevlar design around its keyboard that changes when you view it from different angles. Its Gunmetal Grey lid represents a weapon of absolute precision; the Kevlar-like weave symbolizes unrivaled toughness.
SET YOUR SIGHTS
Even the edges of the touchpad feature crosshair markings to reflect the precise nature of Strix SCAR Edition.
COMBAT-PROVEN COMPUTING POWER
Strix SCAR Edition is powered by up to the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H six-core processor for extreme performance.You can even upgrade your arsenal with a choice of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics cards —
choose from a GTX 1050 Ti all the way up to a GTX 1070. Cutting-edge storage, such as a 256GB M.2 NVMe PCIe ®
3.0 x4 SSD and a 1TB Seagate ® FireCuda ™ SSHD, plus 16GB of DDR4 2666MHz memory, guarantee superior performance. Whichever configuration you choose, Strix SCAR Edition is armed to the teeth, with combat-proven computing power to rule the game.
Strix SCAR Edition is equipped with the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H six-core processor, providing you with increased performance over previous generation quad-core processors by 23%. Intel Speed Shift and Turbo Boost technologies enable the processor to hit speeds of up to 4Hz (four-core) and 3.9GHz (six-core) respectively. Intel Hyper-Threading enables up to 12 threads to handle every task quickly and efficiently, including gaming, recording, and live-streaming all at once.
The latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics architecture offers the highest possible gaming performance, new gaming technologies, and unmatched VR experiences. Strix SCAR Edition features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10 -Series GPUs,packed with as many as 2048 CUDA ® cores and the highest boost-clock speed of 1645MHz — exceeding the
previous generation by 2x! GeForce GTX 10-Series also supports Microsoft ® DirectX ® 12,enabling the newest visual effects and rendering techniques for gaming experiences that are more realistic than ever before.
SSHD Used as primary storage or secondary storage to support an SSD, the 5400-rpm FireCuda solid-state hybrid drive (SSHD) used in Strix SCAR Edition loads games more than 2x faster compared to the 1TB 7200-rpm HDDs used in competing laptops — and it’s even quieter. The SSHD takes note of your most frequently-used files, and caches them onto its onboard flash memory. Over time, you’ll see a notable difference in loading times as the file access speeds increase.
Unique to ROG, the underside door on Strix SCAR Edition is the easiest way to access and upgrade your DRAM, as
it’s secured with a single screw!
ULTIMATE GAMING PLATFORM
Unleash your gaming dominance with the revolutionary new GPUs that turn your mobile rig into a sleek, powerful gaming weapon. GeForce GTX 10 -Series GPUs have come to laptops, powered by the game-changing NVIDIA
Pascal architecture. This means you can experience unbeatable energy-efficiency,innovative new gaming
technologies, and breakthrough VR immersion wherever you game.
GeForce GTX 10-Series GPUs give you up to 3x the performance of previous-generation GPUs.They're built with ultra-fast FinFET, the latest high-bandwidth memory technologies,and support for DirectX 12 features to deliver the fastest,
smoothest gaming notebook experiences.
These innovative GPUs were created to meet the demands of next-generation displays, including VR, ultra-high-
resolution, and multiple monitors. NVIDIA GameWorks technologies give you extremely smooth, cinematic gameplay, plus revolutionary NVIDIA Ansel that lets you capture 360-degree in -game images and view them in VR
Discover next-generation VR performance, the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets —
driven by NVIDIA VRWorks technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment
DISPLAY STAY FOCUSED. TAKE THE SHOT.
The difference between defeat and victory is measured in fractions of a second. Strix SCAR Edition upgrades your vision, with an IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time to deliver smooth, accurate visuals, as well as reduce lag and motion blur. The 300cd/m² panel ensures 20%-brighter visuals than low-end IPS panels from competitors. Give your aim an upgrade, and sharpen your sights for the crucial moment of the shot!
Captured with a high-speed camera at 240 frames per second. Footage is played in slow motion at 30 frames per second. Panels with a high refresh rate provide smoother gaming visuals.
NVIDIA G-SYNC technology synchronizes the display's refresh rate with the GPU's frame rate to make gameplay silky smooth. G-SYNC minimizes perceived stuttering, reduces input lag, and eliminates visual tearing all without affecting system performance. Strix SCAR Edition is also compatible with G-SYNC monitors via Mini DisplayPort. Whichever way you play, you get the smoothest and fastest experience even in the fiercest gunfights.
ACTION-PACKED VIRTUAL REALITY
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 and 1070 Series VR-ready graphics put you in the midst of the action. Shooting games are hugely popular in the VR world so level up your marksmanship in a smooth, low-latency, and stutter-free setting.
ABSOLUTE PRECISION WITH EVERY KEYSTROKE
Strix SCAR Edition puts decisive control at your fingertips, with a brand-new desktop-inspired keyboard layout featuring four hotkeys, four customizable RGB-backlit zones, and ergonomic 0.25mm keycap curves that are comfortable to the touch. ROG-exclusive Overstroke technology enables earlier actuation and a longer over-stroke distance, enabling fast, accurate and effortless keystrokes that increase your actions per minute. Specially highlighted WASD keys and N-key rollover further boost your precision, and with the action guaranteed for 20-million key presses your kill count will just keep on rising!
A KEYBOARD MADE FOR GAMING
The new layout follows the design of the best desktop-gaming keyboards. That means the entire keyboard module is now designed for the way your fingers are used to playing, with gaps between the function keys for easier identification, and isolated arrow keys for the most accurate fingertip control. The Space key has also been extended and reshaped for more comfort and fewer misses —gaining you crucial extra moments with every accurate press!
FAST AND SMOOTH CONTROL
ROG-exclusive Overstroke technology applies to every key you press, ensuring a perfectly-pitched maximum peak force of 62 grams-force (gf).Key presses are registered early, accurately and with extended over-stroke distance — and that means faster and smoother control.
Four isolated hotkeys are placed above the keyboard for easy and fast adjustments during gaming. These hotkeys are carefully spaced to avoid accidental presses, and with unique keycaps for easy identification by touch alone. A full array of F1-F12 secondary function keys have been designed specifically to help keep your concentration on the game, putting
SIDE-FIRING SPEAKERS FOR IMPROVED SITUATIONAL AWARENESS
Strix SCAR Edition delivers clearer, louder, and more accurate audio so every action sounds real, all powerfully delivered through two expansive side-firing speakers which provide surround audio effects so you’ll know where an enemy is approaching from. With this immersive stereo audio, even the quietest sounds can be heard, so you’ll pick up on every hidden movement. Smart-amplifier technology monitors the audio output and makes real-time adjustments, so you can pump up the volume without worrying about damaging the cones — and that makes output up to 200% louder than before, with increased dynamic range and bass. Sonic Studio III provides high quality in-game audio, as well as improved streaming and audio recording for perfect voice pickup and noise reduction. Every little advantage aids your march to victory — and Strix SCAR Edition ensures you hear every precise audio cue!
ARMED WITH ROG GAMING CENTER
Summon ROG Gaming Center with a single press of a hotkey to see a comprehensive dashboard with loads of useful information, including both CPU and GPU frequencies and temperatures — and use the control panel to make adjustments in real time. ROG GameFirst, GameVisual, Sonic Studio, Sonic Radar, Aura Core, as well as XSplit Gamecaster, can also be accessed through ROG Gaming Center. With ROG Gaming Center, you can even save different game settings and parameters in the cloud so you can access them even when you change laptops. It offers improved compatibility with all ROG software, including software for ROG graphics cards. ROG Gaming Center is even available via the ROG Android or iOS apps, so you can keep all the controls close at hand.
|Processor frequency||2.2 GHz|
|Processor cache||9M Cache|
|Processor boost frequency||3.9 GHz|
|Processor family||Intel Core i7|
|Internal memory||16 GB|
|Memory clock speed||2666|
|Internal memory type||DRAM DDR4|
|Storage media||SATA 1TB HYBRID 8GB SSHD + 128GB SSD|
|Total storage capacity||1000 GB|
|Hard drive speed||5400RPM 2.5’ Hybrid HDD|
|Built-in speaker(s)||2x 4W with Smart AMP|
|Built-in microphone||Built-in array microphone|
|Swivel webcam||720P HD|
|Bluetooth version||Bluetooth 5.0|
|Ethernet LAN data rates||10/100/1000 Mbps|
|Wi-Fi standards||802.11ac 2*2|
|Ports & interfaces|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity||4|
|USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity||1|
|Mini DisplayPort quantity||1|
|HDMI ports quantity||1|
|Number of battery cells||4-cell|
|Battery capacity (Watt hours)||76WHrs|
|AC adapter power||180W AC Adapter|
|Weight & dimensions|
|Display diagonal (metric)||44|
|Colour of product||Black|
|HD type||Full HD|
|Display resolution||FHD 1920x1080|
|Display diagonal||17.3" Anti glare|
|Contrast ratio (typical)||800:1|