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ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY

ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY
alaScore 88

13 reviews

Jan, 2019

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the performance. The portability is also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the usability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of ASUS ROG Strix GL502VY from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the performance. The portability also gets good feedback, whereas there are some mixed views about the usability.

screen, portability, performance

67% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus ROG Strix GL502VY-DS71-HID8 15.6" i7-6700HQ 2.6-3.5GHz (FHD/980M 4G/PCIe 512G SSD+1T HDD/32G RAM)Asus ROG Strix GL502VY-DS71-HID8 15.6" i7-6700HQ 2.6-3.5GHz (FHD/980M 4G/PCIe 512G SSD+1T HDD/32G RAM)

Jan, 2019

Expert review by : Allen Ngo (notebookcheck.net)

Asus ROG Strix GL502VY-DS71 Notebook Review

 

GTX 980M update. The higher-end SKU adds G-Sync, a GTX 980M, and one more SODIMM slot over the lower-end GL502VT. Its lack of both an 8 GB GDDR5 option and external G-Sync support can be a bit of a bummer. Is this the 15-inch gaming notebook to get for...

faster display response times than GL502VT ; Nvidia G-Sync; no Optimus ; 2x DDR4 SODIMM slots ; no system throttling ; USB Type-C Gen. 2 ; good build quality ; easy accessibility

non-replaceable or upgradeable CPU and GPU ; GeForce GTX 980M w/ only 4 GB GDDR5 VRAM ; narrower color gamut than GL502VT ; shorter battery life than GL502VT ; louder fan noise than GL502VT ; touchpad a fingerprint magnet ; moderate backlight bleeding...

Our fears of a throttling system can be put to rest as the GL502VY performs at its maximum when under gaming loads. Both core and surface temperatures are kept in check by louder and faster fans, so headphones are recommended even more so than on the...

Jun, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:4240
Battery capacity (Watt hours):62
Battery life (max):5 / 6
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Polymer
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):1.2

Certificates

Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black
Form factor:Clamshell
Market positioning:Gaming
Product colour:Black
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:4 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Graphics adapter Open GL support: Yes
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 64
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1050
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (DisplayPort):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (eDP - Integrated Flat Panel):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter maximum resolution (HDMI):4096 x 2304
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4
On-board graphics adapter outputs supported:DisplayPort, Embedded DisplayPort (eDP), DVI, HDMI

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:16 / 24 / 32 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 32 / 64
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):32
Memory clock speed:2133
Memory form factor:On-board / SO-DIMM
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
SIM card support:N
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
WWAN:N

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Manual:Y
Power cord included:Y

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes

Performance

Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y

Ports & interfaces

Charging port type:DC-in jack
Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No / Y
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3 / 4
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:9.23 / 9.5
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 19.5
AC adapter power:180

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Configurable TDP-down:35
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1600,1866,2133 / 1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel HM170 / Intel® HM170
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4 / 1x8+2x4, 1x16, 2x8
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.5
Processor cache:6
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i7-6xxx
Processor frequency:2.6
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:I7-6700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series
Processor Socket:BGA 1440 / BGA1440 / FCBGA1440
Processor threads:8
Stepping:R0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel HD Graphics: Yes
Intel Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology: Yes
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):No / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:No / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology: Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT): Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® Iris Pro Graphics: No
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache: Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88967
Processor code:SR2FQ
Processor package size:42
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, User

Software

Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000 / 2000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:PCI Express / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 1512 / 2024 / 2256 / 2512 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.6 / 265.9 / 266
Height :2.35 / 23.5 / 3.01 / 30 / 30.1
Weight:2.2 / 2.24 / 2.34
Width:389.8 / 39 / 390