ASUS has announced the ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition gaming laptop . The difference with the original version is in the kitchen runway. ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is faster with the option of an Intel Core i9-12950HX processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti graphics card.
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition Features
The Intel Core i9-12950HX processor it carries has a TDP of 65W. Through the Armory Crate application, the processor can be driven up to a speed of 5.2 GHz and a TDP of 175W for a short time when the discrete Nvidia discrete graphics card is disabled. So, it can still be relied on for content creation needs for photo and video editing even without an Nvidia GPU.
Meanwhile, the Nvidia RTX 3080Ti discrete graphics card it carries offers a maximum TGP of up to 175W with Dynamic Boost. The TGP of this graphics card is the highest among all ROG laptops. In short, the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is an ROG gaming laptop with the fastest graphics performance today.
To spoil the eyes of gamers, ASUS has prepared this gaming laptop with two screen panel options. QHD 240 Hz and Full HD 360 Hz. The display panel supports Dolby Vision, Adaptive Sync, and 100% DCI-P3 color coverage.
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition specifications at a glance:
|ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition (2022)|
|Processor||Intel Core i9-12950HX|
|GPU||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
|Graphics card||Full HD 360Hz/3ms 100% sRGB
QHD 240Hz/3ms 100% DCI-P3
|RAM||Up to 64GB DDR5 4800MHz|
|Storage space||Up to 4TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD|
|I/O Ports||2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
2x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x 2.5G LAN RJ45
1x HDMI 2.1
1x 3.5mm audio combo jack
1x Power (DC) input port
|Dimension||395.0 x 282.1 x 23.4 ~ 28.3 mm
Its fast performance is also supported by a capable cooling system. ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is the first ROG laptop to be equipped with Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal from Thermal Grizzly in its processor and graphics card. The use of this liquid metal is to ensure that the CPU and CPU temperatures remain cool at around 15 degrees Celsius compared to liquid metal searches in general. The cooling system is also supported by a vapor chamber, four heatsinks and an Arc Flow cooling fan for optimal air circulation.
Other features ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is equipped with an RGB lighting system and Armor Caps that can be customized according to gamers’ tastes. In this special edition ASUS also added a special pattern with invisible ink. The pattern can only be seen under UV light. According to ASUS, this pattern is a clue to solving puzzles in the game Scar Runner from ASUS .
Price for ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition
The ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is planned to be available in the third quarter of 2022. The price of the ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition is around US$3499.