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ASUS ROG Strix GL503VD 15.6″ Gaming Notebook

Rating: 8.0.

The Asus ROG Strix GL503VD is an attractive laptop with its brushed metal lid, RGB keyboard and compact design. The GL503VD- FY108T model we reviewed offers modest specifications with a Quad core i5, GTX 1050 and 8GB RAM. However this makes it a respectable £799.99 which isn't bad for a good looking gaming laptop. Could this laptop be the perfect balance of price and performance? 

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Model used in review: GL503VD-FY108T

  • Processor:Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ Processor, Quad core, 2.5 GHz / 3.5 GHz (Turbo Boost), 6 MB cache
  • RAM: 8 GB DDR4 (2400 MHz)
  • Graphics card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050, 4 GB GDDR4
  • Storage: 1 TB HDD, 7200 rpm, 128 GB SSD


  • Screen size: 15.6”
  • Screen type: LED
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080
  • Refresh rate: 60Hz


  • Wireless: Wireless-AC, 2×2
  • Ethernet: Gigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
  • Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1
  • USB: USB Type-C x 1, USB 3.0 x 3, USB 2.0 x 1
  • Video interface: HDMI x 1, DisplayPort x 1
  • Audio interface: 3.5 mm jack


  • Optical disc drive: No
    Memory card reader: SD card reader


  • Sound: ASUS Sonic Studio
  • Speakers: Stereo speakers


  • Camera: HD web camera
  • Microphone: Yes
  • Trackpad: Multi-touch trackpad
  • Keyboard: RGB backlit island-style keyboard with numeric keypad


  • Battery type: 4-cell Lithium-ion
  • Battery life: Up to 4 hours
  • PSU: 64 WHrs


  • Colour: Black
  • Box contents: ASUS ROG Strix GL503VD-FY108T 15.6″ Gaming Laptop, Charger
  • Dimensions: 230 x 384 x 262 mm (H x W x D)
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Guarantee: 1 year
  • Software included: ASUS Gaming Center, ASUS Sonic Suite II, ROG Game First IV, ASUS GiftBox, ASUS Splendid, XSplit Gamecaster

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