Hands-on ASUS ROG Strix G17

Gadgetren – ASUS Indonesia recently invited the Gadgetren team to do hands-on with the ROG Strix G17 gaming laptop at an event in Jakarta.

In plain sight, I immediately saw the ROG logo and a triangular design on the shell or cover of the ROG Strix G17 which looks simple but attractive. Meanwhile, there are enough holes for air circulation on the edges so that this laptop can provide a stable temperature when running games for a long time.

In addition, ROG Strix G17 features an advanced cooling system with Liquid Metal support, Arc Flow fans with 84 curved blades and 4 fan outlets, so it can provide temperatures that don’t heat up quickly, even though this device is used for gaming. , enjoy entertainment or other activities.

ASUS ROG Strix G17 - Left side

The ASUS ROG Strix G17 I’m using is equipped with an AMD Ryzen 7 6800H (8 Core / 16 Thread) processor which has a strong performance to be able to run heavy games and applications well.

With the presence of 16GB of RAM in this laptop, multitasking activities can be performed smoothly. I myself tried to run several applications when testing the ASUS ROG Strix G17. The result is that the laptop can run multitasking applications smoothly.

For internal storage, it uses a high-speed M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD and a capacity of 512 GB so that it can host many files, games and applications at the same time.

There’s also an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU that ASUS claims can handle the graphics displayed by the OS, apps and games on the screen well. This GPU also features a Ray Tracing feature that can simulate real-world light conditions to produce realistic and immersive graphics in the games you run.

ASUS ROG Strix G17 - Cover

This gaming laptop uses a 17.3-inch screen with Full HD + resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels), 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, Adaptive Sync, Dolby Vision HD and 360Hz refresh rate that can make your gaming experience more captivating.

Thanks to the use of IPS technology, the content displayed on the screen is still visible at a tilt angle of 178 degrees. The Anti-Glare feature can reduce reflections from bright lights or sunlight allowing me to see games and videos clearly.

This device is also equipped with 2 speaker systems with Smart Amplifier technology and Dolby Atmos support to spoil me while watching streaming videos from YouTube or other apps.

ASUS ROG Strix G17 - Diagonal

As an ASUS laptop user, the chiclet keyboard on the ROG Strix G17 makes it easy for me to type smoothly and quickly without having to look at every letter or number key.

The keyboard from ROG Strix G17 is equipped with RGB lights that allow me to type or play games even in low or dark conditions. There is also a Lightbar with Aura Sync lighting on the front side of this laptop so it can add excitement when playing games.

ASUS ROG Strix G17 - Back side

For a smooth internet connection, ROG Strix G17 is also equipped with WiFi 6E so it can seamlessly connect to nearby WiFi networks. There is also Bluetooth 5.2 to be able to connect with other devices such as wireless mice, wireless keyboards, joysticks, mobile phones and more.

On the side of this gaming laptop is an RJ45 LAN port, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C supporting DisplayPort / Power Delivery, 2 USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and 3.5mm audio jack port. Priced at IDR 25,499,000, this laptop is equipped with Windows 11 Original and Microsoft Office Home Student 2021.

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