In this post we will go through the Asus ROG GL702VM review. The Asus ROG GL702VM review will be based on five sections. This is one of the best laptops out there with a 17.3 inch screen.
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Specifications
Processor, Intel® Core™ i7 6700HQ Processor
Processor Base Frequency, 2.60 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency,3.50 GHz
Cache, 6 MB Smart Cache
Operating System,Windows 10 Home
Chipset, Intel® HM170 Chipset
Memory,16GB DDR4 RAM
Display,17.3″ (16:9) LED backlit FULL HD
Graphic,NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 with GDDR5X 6GB VRAM
Storage,1 TB mechanical_hard_drive
Keyboard,Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
Card Reader,Multi-format card reader
WebCam,HD Web Camera
Networking,Integrated 802.11 AC
Bluetooth,Built-in Bluetooth V4.1
Interface,1 x USB 3.1 TYPE C port(s); 3 x USB 3.0 port(s) ; 1 x Thunderbolt port ; 1 x COMBO audio jack ; One x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert ; 1 x HDMI ; 1 x mini Display Port
Audio, Built-in Stereo 2 W Speakers And Digital Array Microphone
Battery, 4 Cell Li-ion battery 76Whrs
Dimensions, (WxDxH) 415 x 280 x 22 ~24 mm
Weight, 2.7 kg with Battery
Security,BSMI; CE Marking Compliance;WEEE;RoHS; Energy star; UL; FCC Compliance; CCC; TUV
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Processing Power
Asus ROG GL702VM is equipped with the Intel® Core™ i7 6700HQ processor which is a powerful one. It has 4 cores and a base operating frequency of 2.60 GHz, reaching a maximum over-clocked speed of 3.50 GHz. Also it has a smart cache with 6MB memory so the data accessing process will be quicker. The processor’s graphics are Intel® HD Graphics 530 although you won’t be using that because this laptop has the nVidia 1060 card. Of course this is not the best processor out there but still is pretty good. We will give 4.5/5 points for the Asus ROG GL702VM review part of the processing power.
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Memory
When it comes to memory this laptop has all the best primary memory available. It contains a 16GB DDR4 (Double Data Rate 4) memory, which is the latest type of primary memory. However, this laptop does not have SSD (Solid State Drive) which really enhances the data transfer from the disk, even that we have seen some that come with a 256 SSD. Asus ROG GL702VM has 1TB HDD storage. We will give 4.5/5 points for the Asus ROG GL702VM review part of the features.
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Graphics and Display
Asus ROG GL702VM has 1060 graphic card from nVidia which is not the latest but is pretty good. This card has a 6GB memory, 1280 cuda-cores and a boost clock of 1670MHz. You can play any game with this graphic card. Also the gaming experience will be amazing thanks to the full HD resolution. Furthermore this laptop is VR ready if you plan to take the gaming experience through a higher level. Last but not least is the 17.3” screen that will make the gaming experience even better. We will give 5/5 points for the Asus ROG GL702VM review part of the graphics and display.
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Features and Design
Asus ROG GL702VM has a special keyboard designed especially for gaming which can be very useful. Another useful feature is the nVidia G-Sync that provides smooth images when playing games. Also the design is very good, with some aero dynamics shapes that make the Asus ROG GL702VM very beautiful. You can tell right away that this is an expensive laptop. We will give 5/5 points for the Asus ROG GL702VM review part of the features and design.
Asus ROG GL702VM Review: Price
The price range for this laptop is between $1400 to $1500, which we think is a little high. We will give 4.5/5 points for the Asus ROG GL702VM review part of the sound.
Asus ROG GL702VM is one the biggest laptop manufactured in series except from the ASUS ROG G800 VI. With such a big screen you will definitely enjoy playing games and watching movies. Also it has UHD resolution so the picture quality is amazing. The processing power is good and so is the memory. The graphics are also amazing thanks to the 1060 graphic card. This laptop is excellent for games. Also Asus ROG GL702VM has some nice features and the design is very beautiful. However this is a very expensive laptop which is a big con.
Should I buy Asus ROG GL702VM?
No one can say that this is a bad laptop. In contrary, it is one of the best laptops out there. However we recommend taking a look at this other laptop which is not that expensive and is great for gaming too Alienware 17 R4 or if you want a beast, here you have it ASUS ROG G800 VI.