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ROG GL504 SCAR II and HERO II arrive in Malaysia — Boundless gaming!
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ROG GL504 SCAR II and HERO II arrive in Malaysia — Boundless gaming!

by Vyncent ChanJune 27, 2018
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Two of the latest ASUS Republic of Gamers laptop introduced at Computex 2018 is now here in Malaysia. The ROG GL504 series comprising of the ROG Strix SCAR II and ROG Strix HERO II gaming laptops are the latest addition to the ROG lineup in Malaysia. These two laptops are designed for their specific demographic of gamers, namely the FPS and MOBA players.

The ROG Strix SCAR II caters to the former while the ROG Strix HERO II is developed with MOBA titles in mind. The ROG Strix SCAR II laptops feature a highlighted WASD keys and a Kevlar-like finish on the palm rest area. The exterior sports an anodized Gunmetal Gray finish and deep black heatsinks to mimic the dark feel of an assault rifle. Meanwhile, the ROG Strix HERO II has its QWER cluster highlighted, and a Mystic Black finish with Burning Red rear vents, colors which reflect a hero’s bold and fearless nature. With that said, the specifications aren’t too different at all.

The ROG Strix SCAR II and ROG Strix HERO II share a similar super narrow bezel display, a feature that was absent from the whole of ASUS’ ROG gaming laptop lineup, until now. The display is not just pretty to look at, as they offer 144 Hz refresh rates and 3ms response times. Keeping these powerful laptops cool are ASUS’ HyperCool Pro with Anti-Dust Cooling System, for consistent performance throughout extended gaming sessions. There’s also Aura Sync support for some extra bling, and RangeBoost WiFi technology for wider WiFi coverage and a more reliable connection.

ROG Strix SCAR II GL504GSROG Strix SCAR II GL504GMROG Strix HERO II GL504GM
ProcessorIntel Core i7-8750H
RAM16GB DDR4 26668GB DDR4 2666
GraphicsGeForce GTX 1070 8GBGeForce GTX 1060 6GB
Display15.3″ FHD (1080p), 144 Hz, 3ms, slim bezels
Storage256GB PCIe NVMe SSD + 1TB Seagate FireCuda SSHD
PriceRM8499RM6799RM6299

The ROG Strix SCAR II GL504GS is available in Malaysia now, while the other two variants listed above are going to arrive in the 1st week of July.

Pokdepinion: I would love the ROG Strix HERO II eventhough I am more of a FPS gamer… Red vents, who doesn’t dig that?!

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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