The ASUS ROG Strix Hero was highly regarded as a gaming laptop that’s right at the sweet spot of the balance of performance and price. And at COMPUTEX 2018, barely a year after its launch, ASUS announced its successor, the ROG Strix Hero II. Disclaimer: Since the unit that we received was an Engineering Sample, we resorted not to post any benchmarks for this write-up, as the results may greatly differ from what can be expected from a retail unit. As such, we’ve already requested for a retail unit, and will be posting a more detailed review including fps charts, temperature tests, and a battery test soon. Specifications Design and Build Quality At first glance, the Hero II seems to be a slightly more compact version of its predecessor. Its bezels are also noticeably thinner, which means you get a higher screen-to-body ratio, and more real estate for your games.…