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Asus ROG Strix GL502

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 reviews of Asus ROG Strix GL502. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and durability. The screen and portability also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the connectivity and reliability. There are mixed views on the energy efficiency and battery.

performance, portability, screen, durability, usability

touchpad, reliability, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Asus ROG Strix GL502 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Asus ROG Strix GL502

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 user reviews of Asus ROG Strix GL502 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the durability and keyboard. The screen and portability also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the connectivity and reliability.

performance, portability, screen, keyboard, durability

size, reliability, connectivity

74% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Asus ROG Strix GL502VM-DB71-HID5 15.6" G-SYNC i7-6700HQ 2.6-3.5GHz (FHD/1060 6G/PCIe 512G SSD+2T HDD/16G RAM)Asus ROG Strix GL502VM-DB71-HID5 15.6" G-SYNC i7-6700HQ 2.6-3.5GHz (FHD/1060 6G/PCIe 512G SSD+2T HDD/16G RAM)

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Asus ROG Strix GL502

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Asus ROG Strix GL502 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the reliability and battery. The design and performance are also appreciated, but reviews are divided on the keyboard. Some have doubts about the touchpad and usability.

performance, design, battery, reliability

portability, usability, touchpad

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: ASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 15.6" Full­HD Gaming Laptop,Intel Core i7­6700HQ,NVIDIA GTX 1070,256GB PCIE SSD+1TB HDD,Windows 10,BlackASUS ROG GL502VS-DB71 15.6" Full­HD Gaming Laptop,Intel Core i7­6700HQ,NVIDIA GTX 1070,256GB PCIE SSD+1TB HDD,Windows 10,Black

Jun, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:SonicMaster
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes

Battery

Battery Capacity:5000
Battery capacity (Watt hours):62 / 64
Battery life (max):6
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of battery cells:4

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720
Front camera resolution (numeric):1
Front camera signal format:720p

Certificates

Certification:UL, TUV, CE, FCC Compliance, BSMI, Australia C-TICK / NZ A-Tick Compliance, CCC, GOST-R, CB, Energy star, WEEE, RoHS
Energy Star certified:Y / Yes
RoHS compliance:Y / Yes

Design

Colour of product:Aluminium, Black / Black / Titanium
Form factor:Clamshell
Housing material:Aluminium
Market positioning:Gaming
Product Type:Notebook

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9 / 16:9, 235:1
Display brightness:300
Display diagonal:39.6
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080 / 3840 x 2160
Display Surface:Matt
HD type:4K Ultra HD / Full HD
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Panel Type:IPS
Touchscreen:N / No

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter:Y / Yes
Discrete graphics adapter memory:3 / 6 / 8
Discrete graphics adapter model:NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 / NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.7 / 64
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1
Number of displays supported (on-board graphics):3
NVIDIA G-SYNC:Y
NVIDIA GameWorks VR:Y
On-board graphics adapter:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:350
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12 / 12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1000 / 1050 / 1100 / 950
On-board graphics adapter family:Intel® HD Graphics
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x191B / 0x591B
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel HD Graphics 630 / Intel® HD Graphics 530
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4

Keyboard

Full-size keyboard:Y / Yes
Keyboard backlit:Y / Yes
Keyboard layout:AZERTY
Numeric keypad:Y / Yes
Pointing device:Touchpad
Windows keys:Y / Yes

Memory

Internal Memory:12 / 16 / 32 / 8
Internal memory type:DDR4-SDRAM
Maximum internal memory:16 / 24 / 32 / 64
Maximum internal memory (64-bit):16 / 24 / 32 / 64
Memory clock speed:2133 / 2400
Memory form factor:On-board / On-board + SO-DIMM / SO-DIMM
Memory layout (slots x size):1 x 16 / 1 x 8 / 2 x 8
Memory slots:1x SO-DIMM / 2x SO-DIMM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.1
Ethernet LAN:Y / Yes
Ethernet LAN data rates:10,100,1000
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac / IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N / No

Packaging Data

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Manual:Y / Yes
Power cord included:Y / Yes

Performance

Virtual Reality (VR) ready:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack:Y / Yes
Docking connector:N / No / Y / Yes
DVI port:N / No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
HDMI ports quantity:1 / 2
Mini DisplayPorts quantity:1
Thunderbolt ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity:1
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter frequency:50/60 / 56/60
AC adapter input voltage:100 - 240
AC adapter output current:9.23 / 9.5
AC adapter output voltage:19 / 19.5
AC adapter power:180 / 230

Processor

Bus type:DMI3
Conflict Free processor:Y / Yes
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:64
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):34.1
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1866,2133,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3L-SDRAM, LPDDR3-SDRAM, DDR4-SDRAM
Motherboard chipset:Intel H170 / Intel HM170 / Intel HM175
PCI Express configurations:1x16, 2x8, 1x8+2x4 / 1x16,1x8+2x4,2x8 / 1x16,1x8,2x4,2x8 / 1x16,2x8,1x8+2x4
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:3.2 / 3.5 / 3.6 / 3.8
Processor cache:6 / 8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache / Smart Cache, L3
Processor codename:Kaby Lake / Skylake
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:6th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / 7th gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Intel Core i5-6xxx / Intel Core i5-7xxx / Intel Core i7-6xxx / Intel Core i7-7xxx
Processor frequency:2.3 / 2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i5-6300HQ / i5-7300HQ / I7-6700HQ / I7-6820HK / i7-7700HQ
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-6300 Mobile series / Intel Core i5-700 Desktop series / Intel Core i7-6700 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-6800 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-7700 Mobile Series
Processor Socket:BGA 1440 / BGA1440 / FCBGA1440
Processor threads:4 / 8
Stepping:R0
System bus rate:8
Thermal Design Power (TDP):45
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y / Yes
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / Y / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y / Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y / Yes
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):N / No / Y / Yes
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes
Processor ARK ID:88959 / 88967 / 88969 / 97185 / 97456 / I7-6700HQ
Processor code:SR2FL / SR2FP / SR2FQ
Processor package size:42 / 42 x 28
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX 2.0 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes

Security

Cable lock slot:Y / Yes
Cable lock slot type:Kensington
Password protection:Y / Yes
Password protection type:BIOS, HDD / BIOS, HDD, User / BIOS, Supervisor, User / BIOS, User

Software

Drivers included:Y
Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:FreeDOS / N / Windows 10 / WINDOWS 10 HOME

Storage

Card reader integrated:Y / Yes
Compatible memory cards:MMC, SD / MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC / MMC, SD, SDXC / MMC, SDHC, SDXC / MMC,SD / MMC,SD,SDHC,SDXC / SD / SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC
Hard Drive Capacity:1000
Hard Drive Interface:SATA
Hard Drive Size:2.5
Hard drive speed:5400 / 7200
Number of Hard Drives Installed:1 / 2
Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Solid-state drive interface:M.2 / PCI Express / SATA / Serial ATA III
SSD form factor:M.2
Storage Media:HDD / HDD+SSD / SSD
Total Storage Capacity:1000 / 1128 / 1256 / 128 / 1512 / 2512 / 256 / 512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.6 / 265.9 / 266
Height :2.35 / 23.3 / 23.5 / 3 / 3.01 / 30 / 30.1
Weight:2 / 2.18 / 2.2 / 2.24 / 2.3 / 2.34 / 2.4 / 24
Width:389.8 / 39 / 390