New ASUS gaming laptop coming in 2020: specs, features, price, release date and more news about ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 15/17

Absolutely everything you need to know about the upcoming ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 15/17.

by Jason Coles

Gaming laptops are one of the most impressive ways to play your games. Not only can you play every game that comes out in the prettiest way, but you’ve even got the ability to take it out with you to other places.

The ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17 boasts a lot of things in its announcement, including unrivalled graphics, an ultrafast display, and the latest-generation power.

Not only that, but it has upgradeable storage, uses liquid metal cooling, and allows for excellent personalisation too.

So, with all of that in mind, here is everything you need to know about the ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17, so that you can decide if you want to buy one or not.

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17 specs

The website boasts about a lot of things, all of which are very exciting. “Speed through work and play on a machine tailored to deliver triple-digit frame rates. ROG Boost takes the leading-edge GeForce® RTX 2080 SUPER™ GPU up to 1560MHz at 150W in Turbo mode for fast, fluid gameplay.”

“The powerful 10th gen Intel® Core™ CPU paired with up to 32GB of DDR4-3200 RAM slices through intensive work and play.” That’s a hell of a lot of power in any machine.

And if you were wondering, the 15/17 part of this product’s name means you can choose to have a 15-inch screen or 17-inch screen.

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17 features

That’s not all though: “With 2 speedy M.2 NVMe SSDs running in RAID 0, loading times are accelerated across all your apps and games. Space for a third SSD means you can easily expand your storage and take your complete program library with you anywhere

“The ability to upgrade your storage, and the fact that’s it’s an SSD, means you’ll basically never run out of space, and you’ll definitely always be ahead of your friends when loading up a game.”

It also features liquid metal cooling, which sounds like a superpower. “Performance is boosted with cutting-edge enhancements like liquid metal compound on the CPU and a well-ventilated exterior that keeps noise levels lower than the last generation.”


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ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17 price

This is the thing that’ll stop your mouth watering and have you contemplating selling off an organ or two to make this a reality.

This beast of a laptop comes with an appropriate price tag of £2,999.99 minimum, according to Hexus, with the higher-spec models costing even more.

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ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15/17 release date

If that hasn’t put you off, then you’ll be happy to know that this rig is available from late April, which means it should be available to order any day now. Keep an eye on the ASUS website.

That means you can put your money into something amazing to keep you occupied in the coming months. Especially given the wonders of the Xbox Game Pass on PC. You’ll never run out of things to play.

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Jason Coles