ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 review

ROG Strix Scar 15: a full-fledged PC in the format of “accompanies our travels”

  • High gaming performance in a blow mind design
  • One of the fastest screens
  • Versatile illumination
  • An extremely abundant number of hardware settings
  • Easy to disassemble and clean
  • Touchpads from the last century
  • No webcam so Big Brother can’t see anything
  • Want more than 66 Wh battery
  • Coolers periodically resemble the roar of turbines

Main Components Of ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 — Configuration & Prices

Budget technology is not on the agenda. Modern blockbusters have been put on the conveyor and are intended for millions of players. Graphics requirements are skyrocketing, so there is always a need for powerful configurations. The price of Scar 15 is striking and noticeably empties the wallet.

Outstanding Design — Most notable elements

Special Port, Keys And Trackpad

Efficiency: Benchmark Score

Test data ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15:

  • 3D Mark Time Spy: 7983
  • 3D Mark Time Fire Strike: 17785
  • 3D Mark Time Night Raid: 40011
  • GeekBench 5: 1250 (Single-Core) | 7862 (Multi-core)
  • Cinebench 20: 3256
  • Cinebench 15: 1679 pts
  • x265 HD Benchmark 64-bit: 51.55 s.
  • Uniengine Superposition (Extreme 1080p): 5202
  • Uniengine Superposition (Medium 1080p): 16283
  • PCMark 8 (Home): 5508
  • PCMark 8 (Battery): 2 hrs 19 min
  • Battery life (Video): 2 hrs 13 min
  • Red Dead Redemption 2: 89 fps
  • Marvel’s Avengers: 80 fps
  • Shadow of Tomb Raider: 106 fps
  • Rocket League: 220 fps
  • Fortnite: 105 fps

Games:

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 is incredibly powerful with its CPU Comet Lake and RTX 2070 Super. GPU can easily cope with 1440p resolution and active ray tracing. Limiting the resolution to 1080p improves the quality of effects in interactive stories. Therefore, the basic configuration is enough, which is ready to be challenged by modern titles.

Armory Crate — Hot Management:

  • Windows®
  • Silent
  • Tablet / Vertical
  • Turbo
  • Performance
  • Manual

Energy Inside — Battery Life

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15: Sum Up

Worth Considering If:

1. Requires an almighty rig for games. This beast lives up to expectations in many ways. RTX 2070 Super and 16GB RAM are installed even in a simplified configuration. These components do an excellent job with ultra in the vast majority of titles.

Not Worth Considering If:

1. There is a budget cap. The starting price of $1,649 in the base configuration also requires a balanced decision. Perhaps a different brand or model would be a better fit. Not the worst alternative would be ASUS TUF Gaming.

Final Grade: Overall Score Of 8.4

This ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 is not far behind PC performance. А number of tweaks and innovations are offered for a better one. The incredible FHD panel is above reproach. Still hard to recommend due to the weird touchpad and noisy hot air exhaust system.

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