Taipei: Fans of the ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) gaming laptop who have tried the ROG Strix Hero II and Scar II series can update their laptops. At the Computex 2019 event, ASUS introduced the third generation of the two laptops, ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III.
However, these two laptops no longer carry game segments that differentiate their specifications, such as for FPS (First Person Shooter) and MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) games. This can be seen from the summary of specifications provided by ASUS.
Unfortunately Medcom.id has not received an answer regarding the reason for the change. When you look at the specifications carefully, ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III are up in grade compared to last year. ASUS itself has not released how much the price will be installed for both of these laptops.
ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III come with 15-inch and 17-inch screen options with a 240Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. This has definitely gone up from 144Hz last year. Both support FHD resolution (1920×1080) with thin bezels on the left, right and top.
Another improvement is the second adoption of one of the highest class Intel Core i9-9880H processors. To still be able to touch users in the middle class, ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III still provide Intel Core i7 and Core i5 options.
The graphics card is also now not playing games, ASUS ROG daring NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 with 8GB GDDR6 VRAm. Still trying to be more user-friendly, ASUS ROG is kind enough to provide options with the GeForce RTX 2060 or GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with the same VRAM capacity.
ROG Keystone in Strix Hero and Scar III, what is that?
Looking at references from the official ASUS website, the rest of the other specifications are still the same. ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III have a maximum RAM capacity of 32GB DDR4 speed of 2666MHz. In terms of internal memory capacity, both laptops have many and the same capacity variants. Available SSD M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 capacity of 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB. Then in addition there is a 2.5 inch SSHD 1TB Seagate FireCuda.
There is an interesting feature called ASUS ROG Keystone. This object is attached to the right side of the body ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III with bright colors. The ASUS ROG Keystone at a glance looks like a USB connector. ASUS ROG Keystone is like a flash drive that can store laptop personalization data, including various settings that you have made in the ASUS Armory Crate software. Moreover, the ASUS ROG Keystone function resembles a key.
ASUS ROG Keystone can open a folder called Shadow Drive. This folder is a secret folder that is encrypted and can only be used when the ASUS ROG Keystone is installed. So ASUS ROG Strix Hero III and Strix Scar III now also have privacy features.
source: asus indonesia