The ROG GL503 series has been a staple choice for gamers, thanks to a combination of solid performance, cutting-edge design, RGB goodness, and a slew of exclusive features that make them a good value for money.scar 5

Now though, these machines have become even more capable, thanks to the new Intel Core i7-8850H Hexa Core processor. You also get up to 32GB of RAM, a combination of a 2TB HDD and a 512GB SSD, and a NVIDIA GTX 1070 graphics card.

GL503 9The New HERO Edition in particular, now features a 130% sRGB IPS display with 120Hz refresh rate, while the new Scar Edition has a 100% sRGB screen with 5ms response time, ideal for FPS titles. The GTX 1060 and GTX 1070 variants can even be upgraded to a 144Hz display, for silky smooth and crisp visuals.

GL503 7The Strix GL series are also equipped with the new 12V fan with Anti-Dust Thermal Tunnels for better cooling, along with an updated version of the ROG Gaming Centre for monitoring system performance. Users can also toggle the new Silent Mode for light tasks that don’t need intensive cooling.

GL503 4Lastly, Strix GL machines still feature the easy upgrade D-Door for any future upgrades that the user may need.

ASUS ROG Strix GL503 Series Specs and Pricing

GL703GS-EP009T (SCAR)17" FHDIPS 144HZI7-875016GB1TB+512SSDGTX1070 6GB GDDR5PhP139,995
GL703GM-EP010T (SCAR)17" FHDIPS 144HZI7-875016GB1TB+256G SSDGTX1060 6GB GDDR5PhP109,995
GL703GE-EQ001T (SCAR)17" FHDIPS 120HZI7-87508GB1TB+256G SSDGTX1050ti 4GB GDDR5PhP84,995
GL503GE-EN008T (HERO)15" FHDIPS 120HZI7-87508GB1TB+256G SSDGTX1050ti 4GB GDDR5PhP81,995
GL503GE-EN007T (SCAR)15" FHDIPS 120HZI7-87508GB1TB+256G SSDGTX1050ti 4GB GDDR5PhP81,995

ASUS ROG’s newest gaming laptops will be available locally starting April 17, 2018 from  ASUS and ROG Concept Stores, retail partners, or the newly announced concept store in Lazada.



Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.