The Gaming Laptop King - Asus Strix Scar III Review

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  • Published: 06 June 2019
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    With a 240Hz display the Asus Strix SCAR III is a treat to game on.. but is it good enough to beat the Razer Blade and Alienware m15?

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Comments • 2 685

  • Sebastian Resar
    Sebastian Resar  7 hours back

    Razer blade 15 (Base) or Asus Strix Scar 3

    • Sgt.LouTennant
      Sgt.LouTennant  9 hours back

      Ive seen another test of this laptop in germany and its obvious now that asus send these configurations all around to advertise their product but apparently this configuration isnt available at all...i searched for hrs (cause asus doesnt sell by their own😣😣) and the price is absolute nonsense too. The german test said it IS available for 3000$.....so i was excited but i will not give them 3k for having this stupid “service”

      • Glen DeKoker
        Glen DeKoker  18 hours back

        Where can I buy one ?

        • Sgt.LouTennant
          Sgt.LouTennant  1 days back

          Its literally not existing in this constellation....maybe you guys can provide a correct/definite link where to buy with i9 and 32 gb ram for 2,399$ ?

          • sandy1234853
            sandy1234853  1 days back

            i personal never use a camera on a computer so i think its good that it has been removed if i need to video call someone my s10+ camera is more then good enough

            • Playboi Cashy
              Playboi Cashy  2 days back

              Almost bought this then I remembered Omegle 😭😭 wtf Asus ???!

              • Colby Roddam
                Colby Roddam  2 days back

                Asus makes the best labtops period. I have a scar 2 with a 1070 144hz and it runs flawlessly

                • Colby Roddam
                  Colby Roddam  2 days back

                  Well I put tape over my webcame anyways...who cares

                  • D4V3 G
                    D4V3 G  2 days back

                    The Zephyrus S has the same specs (although I think only goes up to the hexacore 9750H processor) while also being lighter, thinner and without the excessive RGB. Likely the ideal alternative in my mind.

                    • MrLegitFTW
                      MrLegitFTW  2 days back

                      No webcam pls

                      • Peter Farah
                        Peter Farah  3 days back

                        I bought the 17.3 inch model of it
                        It comes with a webcam and a really cool gaming mouse ! No 244 Hz refresh rate but it is fine.
                        Games wont hit that high of fps any way. So 144 is very good and beside a bigger screen is always welcomed.
                        It has a core i7 9750H
                        Full Rtx 2070
                        16 gb of ram
                        512 GB ssd
                        2TB HDD
                        for 2600$ (witch was a good price in my country compared to other stuff)

                        • Rusty Shackleford
                          Rusty Shackleford  1 days back

                          I can’t find them in Canada yet! Waiting and waiting...

                      • Tréa kure
                        Tréa kure  3 days back

                        The specs used there are nowhere to be found over the internet... fraudulous advertisement?

                        • TheTrueStep
                          TheTrueStep  4 days back

                          Nobody:
                          No one:
                          Not a single soul:
                          Linus: *WHERE THE FUCK IS THE WEBCAM*

                          • Joe Momma
                            Joe Momma  4 days back

                            I think it’s a great fuckin deal. I might buy one. I spent almost double that for my setup in December 2017.

                            My set up: built in December/2017
                            -8700k cpu overclocked to 4.8 w/1.25 core volt (not delidded)
                            -EK-MLC Phoenix 280mm AIO w/cpu block (highest temps on 1 hr stress test 71 C. Idle at 31-33 C)
                            -1080ti ftw3 hybrid (AIO w/fan on gpu)
                            -G.skill z trident 16gb (2x8) 14-14-14-34 ram ddr4 3200
                            -960 pro 512gb m.2
                            -Seagate firecuda 2 Tb sshd
                            -Evga 850w p2 psu
                            -Phanteks Enthoo Pro m se
                            - ASUS ROG Maximus X Hero (Wi-Fi AC) Z370 ATX Motherboard


                            Peripherals
                            -zowie Ben q xL2546 (240hz/1080p/DyAc) monitor
                            -hyper x alpha cloud headset
                            - zowie Ben q ec2-B mouse
                            -ZOWIE BENQ CAMADE (BUNGEE)
                            - Zowie Celeritas ii keyboard
                            - zowie Ben q GS-R Large mouse pad.

                            Total cost for everything: $3,806

                            Gaming chair
                            -secret lab omega 2018: $330

                            $4,136 total cost with chair

                            • Sylen
                              Sylen  5 days back

                              Tone it down with the ginger-soyboy please.

                            • Thaddeus Gerrish
                              Thaddeus Gerrish  5 days back

                              I cant find this laptop with a i9 and 240hrz display anywhere your links dont even have them I only see i7 120hrz models???

                              • nothing kayo
                                nothing kayo  4 days back

                                @Shreyans Lagare 2lakh 43 thousand

                              • Shreyans Lagare
                                Shreyans Lagare  4 days back

                                @nothing kayo Where in India and how much did it cost?

                              • nothing kayo
                                nothing kayo  4 days back

                                I bought it from a local shop in India

                            • Michael Pollard
                              Michael Pollard  5 days back

                              Why hasn’t anyone done a review on the Asus hero 3 . I know it’s similar in specs and the difference I guess is the scar is 15.6 and the hero is 17.3 but are their any other pros and con?!?!?!

                              • nothing kayo
                                nothing kayo  4 days back

                                Nope, hero is simple finish scar is camo finish

                            • Phares G
                              Phares G  6 days back

                              i would like to enquire about an asus rog laptop with an i5 9300h gtx 1660ti 6gb vs one with i7 9750 gtx 1650 4gb with reference to CAD and render work and medium gaming. Which is the better option for the all-rounded use..?

                              • Shamsudin Uzayr
                                Shamsudin Uzayr  5 days back

                                Definitely with i7 due to extra core and thread , so you will get much better performance during workload. GTX 1650 also will handle most of games that you want to play Fortnite, LOL, Apex etc.

                            • kabeer rajoria
                              kabeer rajoria  6 days back

                              Asus rog strix g next please?

                              • OOF Legend
                                OOF Legend  6 days back

                                I got mine today with the gtx1650 with i7 for a great price

                              • Ali Zafar
                                Ali Zafar  7 days back

                                Me watching this video on a laptop which is being spied on through its 720p webcam...

                                • Armando Jaime
                                  Armando Jaime  7 days back

                                  Just a headsup, the Acer Predator Helios 300 is at 999 usd for amazon prime day, here is the link: https://amzn.to/2lxCMpx

                                  • freeme123go
                                    freeme123go  1 weeks back

                                    zero i9's available in this model, edited, because i was being dumb.

                                    • middmax moli
                                      middmax moli  1 weeks back

                                      good laptop . but its so expensive

                                      • pinacollision
                                        pinacollision  1 weeks back

                                        middmax moli u could look forward on getting the asus strix g it’s more cheaper it’s comes with a gpu of 1660ti and 2060 on Xoticpc.com

                                    • Subscribe Flamingo
                                      Subscribe Flamingo  1 weeks back

                                      Did you say "BMW design works?!"

                                    • Lena Play
                                      Lena Play  1 weeks back

                                      screen shakes again? at $2k laptop!

                                    • PK
                                      PK  1 weeks back

                                      *But the biggest question still remains......*





                                      *cAN iT mAkE aN oMeLeTTe?*

                                      • PK
                                        PK  1 weeks back

                                        *But the biggest question still remains......*





                                        *cAN iT mAkE aN oMeLeTTe?*

                                        • Michel Guerrero
                                          Michel Guerrero  1 weeks back

                                          I ordered and it’s so cool! I play with lumion doing 8k resolution renders. amazing performance.

                                          • Crazy Panda
                                            Crazy Panda  1 weeks back

                                            Webcam? We don't need no stinkin' webcam!

                                            • Htike Sai Wai Lin
                                              Htike Sai Wai Lin  1 weeks back

                                              Love this laptop, but RTx 2070 fail on m me .

                                            • spiddyman007
                                              spiddyman007  1 weeks back

                                              How many fps can we get in black ops 4 tho

                                              • Hyōkkuda
                                                Hyōkkuda  1 weeks back

                                                A 15.6” instead of a 17.3" and with no numpad on the side though. That's what kill it for me. :(

                                                Wait, never mind, there's also the Asus ROG Scar III G731GW-KB71 which is a 17.3". And still no numpad on the side. I kinda hate it when it's in the touchpad. :S

                                                • Hyōkkuda
                                                  Hyōkkuda  4 days back

                                                  @nothing kayo , I always use the numpad as macro keys. I guess I could get used to this though.

                                                • nothing kayo
                                                  nothing kayo  4 days back

                                                  Its actually pretty handy,

                                                  And when you play games you play with mouse

                                              • Shoemcflex Theflex
                                                Shoemcflex Theflex  1 weeks back

                                                Is their a 2080 option?

                                              • Leguency
                                                Leguency  1 weeks back

                                                RTX 2070 on laptop boy fk yea

                                                • spiddyman007
                                                  spiddyman007  1 weeks back

                                                  What real world performance is between a 2070 and a 2080 in a laptop

                                                  • spiddyman007
                                                    spiddyman007  1 weeks back

                                                    Don’t need webcam

                                                    • Javit soi
                                                      Javit soi  1 weeks back

                                                      Webcams are for older generation when we didn't use to have a front facing smartphones

                                                      • Srijae Datta
                                                        Srijae Datta  2 weeks back

                                                        Planning to buy RTX2060 version

                                                        • Joe Momma
                                                          Joe Momma  2 weeks back

                                                          What is the response time?

                                                          I’m currently using the XL2546 and only play cs-go. It has a 1ms response time and I’m not willing to settle for anything higher.

                                                          • Door-to-Door Hentai Salesman

                                                            They should have removed the trackpad and improve the thermals.

                                                            • TheMisterBlueberry
                                                              TheMisterBlueberry  2 weeks back

                                                              bitcoin is up, gonna buy this for free

                                                              • OÄD
                                                                OÄD  2 weeks back

                                                                Thank God they removed the camera
                                                                IDGAF about that, I prefer more screen, plz remove them from our phones too, I don't need a stupid Hitler mustache on top of my screen to spy on me.
                                                                Cheers Asus 🍻, wp 👍

                                                                • TheStrangerJr
                                                                  TheStrangerJr  2 weeks back

                                                                  Anyone else having trouble finding the version with the i9-9880H? I can only find versions of this laptop with the i7-9750H -> https://cpu.userbenchmark.com/Compare/Intel-Core-i9-9880H-vs-Intel-Core-i7-9750H/m750169vsm766364

                                                                • Corey Michaud
                                                                  Corey Michaud  2 weeks back

                                                                  When is the Zephorous S Gx502 review coming?

                                                                  • Ice Guy
                                                                    Ice Guy  2 weeks back

                                                                    My two youngest kids have less expensive Asus laptops. Both have had quality problems; one horrible quality problems. Are the higher end laptops any good after, say, a year?

                                                                    • nothing kayo
                                                                      nothing kayo  4 days back

                                                                      Its just thst the battery life is avg

                                                                    • nothing kayo
                                                                      nothing kayo  4 days back

                                                                      Higher end ones are awesome

                                                                    • done mansion
                                                                      done mansion  2 weeks back

                                                                      Dont watch this video, he is a liar. There is big issue ASUS ROG STRIX G731GW

                                                                      CPU oveheating, bad performance, microstuttering. There is No point have Intel i9.

                                                                  • done mansion
                                                                    done mansion  2 weeks back

                                                                    +linustechtips

                                                                    I have seen my own eyes laptop ASUS ROG STRIX G731GW 17,3" FHD 144Hz
                                                                    GeForce RTX 2070 8GB,Core i7-9750H it have very bad performance 1 0f 10 stars. Your video is fake.

                                                                    • nothing kayo
                                                                      nothing kayo  2 days back

                                                                      @done mansion your poor ass couldn't afford it anyway

                                                                    • done mansion
                                                                      done mansion  3 days back

                                                                      @nothing kayo

                                                                      Rip Asus rog

                                                                    • nothing kayo
                                                                      nothing kayo  4 days back

                                                                      Fu bich, rog doesn't offer 2080 version

                                                                  • Alex
                                                                    Alex  2 weeks back

                                                                    I can't seem to find the supposed i9 and 32GB ram variant using the links provided

                                                                    • Jake Hewitt
                                                                      Jake Hewitt  2 weeks back

                                                                      Neither can I. Doesn't seem to be available yet.