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Asus ROG Strix Scar II

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Asus ROG Strix Scar II. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. People really like the touchpad and durability. The screen and performance are also mentioned favorably. Many are negative about the battery and keyboard.

portability, performance, screen, durability, touchpad

design, keyboard, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Asus ROG Strix Scar II is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Prasid Banerjee (techradar.com)

Hands on: Asus ROG Strix Scar II review

 

Mid-range gaming at 144Hz

Nice looks ; Plenty of RGB lighting ; 144Hz screen refresh rate

Not a big upgrade over the previous model

The ROG Strix Scar II may not feature major changes over its predecessor, but the ones Asus has made are significant, and if the new laptop delivers a similar level of performance it could be a great buy.

Jun, 2018

Expert review by : Dan Ackerman (cnet.com)

Asus ROG Strix GL504 Scar II review: Great screen, but an ugly paint job

 

With a slim-bezel, 144Hz display and Nvidia 1070 GPU, this is a feature-packed 15-inch laptop, even if it's not a looker.

Excellent performance from a strong CPU-GPU combo. The better-than-most 144Hz screen has a slim bezel, giving it a modern feel.

The boxy camo-covered body doesn't look particularly interesting. The backlit keyboard lacks individual key lighting. Battery life isn't great, even for a gaming laptop.

The Asus Strix Scar II has great performance and a high refresh rate screen with a thin bezel. But it still looks like it was designed in a dorm room.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Stefan Etienne (theverge.com)

Asus Strix Scar II laptop review: lights, camo, action

 

Camouflage

Thin bezels ; Great display ; Solid keyboard and touchpad ; Cooling and port selection

Tacky design is a genuine tragedy ; On the thicker side ; Worst webcam placement

Maybe that explains all the camouflage.

Jul, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Jennings (hardwareheaven.com)

Asus ROG Strix Scar II Review

 

The Asus ROG Strix Scar II (GL504) (GL504GS-ES082T) is a gaming laptop that means business. It's packed with high-end technology, and this machine also tries to improve its gaming credentials by borrowing ideas from the desktop. Can it convince us to...

Excellent all-round performance High-quality, game-friendly screen Excellent laptop keyboard Smart, slim and light design

Pretty expensive Underwhelming battery life Single-channel memory Fans can be loud

Our Asus ROG Strix Scar II review demonstrates that this is an excellent laptop. The GTX 1070 and current-generation Core i7 processor outpace any rival. The exterior looks great, with sleek design and RGB LEDs, and the keyboard is one of the best...

Nov, 2018