[UNBOXING] ASUS ROG Chimera G703GI — the Big Daddy of gaming laptops!

Vyncent Chan
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After the recent slew of slim bezels and lightweight portable gaming machines, you might be interested in a beast that weighs more than the average newborn, and costs just about as much as one. That’s the ROG G703 Chimera in a nutshell.

Specifcations

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CPU Intel Core i9-8950HK @ 2.9 GHz (up to 4.8 GHz Turbo Boost), unlocked multiplier
RAM 32GB (2 x 16GB SODIMM) 2666 MHz DDR4
GPU NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 8GB GDDR5X
Storage 256GB Intel 760p M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe SSD (2 drives in RAID 0)
2TB 5400RPM FireCuda SSHD
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Home
ROG Gaming Center 2.5
ROG Aura Core 2.5
ROG Sonic Radar III
ROG Sonic Studio III
ROG GameFirst V
Connectivity Gigabit Ethernet
802.11ac 2×2 Wave2 WLAN
Bluetooth 4.1
3 x USB 3.1 (Gen2)
1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.1 Gen2) Thunderbolt
SD card reader
Display 17.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS-level, 144 Hz G-SYNC, 3ms response time, 72% NTSC color gamut, anti-glare display
1 x HDMI 2.0 (4K@60p)
1 x mini Display Port 1.2
Audio 2 x 2W tweeter + 2 x 3W woofer with Smart AMP technology
ESS 32-bit HiFi DAC
3.5mm microphone and headphone jack
Power 2 x 280W power adapter
72 Wh battery
Dimensions 425 x 319 x 4.75 – 5.1 mm
Weight 4.7 kg

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Intrigued? Stay tuned for our full review coming out tomorrow!

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