ASUS ROG Strix GL553VE Unboxing
Inside the box: Gaming Laptop, user manual, warranty booklet, power cord and charging adapter.
ASUS ROG Strix GL553VE Design and Features
The Strix GL553VE is using the same design pattern as seen on Asus Strix series – the florescent orange combination. Build and finishing is very good, it’s using a plastic body. The orange color shines out giving it a unique look.
This Asus Rog gaming laptop weight is just 5.5 lbs. Key highlight is the RGB backlit keyboard something similar to as seen on steelseries keywords. You can customize the backlit color using Asus Aura application. Keyboard is comfortable to use and comes with isolated arrow keys.
The ASUS ROG Strix GL553VE is powered by Intel core i7 processor and using NVIDIA GeForce GTX GPU.
ASUS ROG8 Strix GL553VE Specifications
OS : Windows 10 Home
CPU : Intel Core i7 7700HQ (7th Gen) @ 2.8gHz ~ 3.8GHz
GPU : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050TI with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
RAM : 16GB
Storage: 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD (5400 RPM)
Drive : Super Multi DVD
Display : 15.6 inches anti glare supporting 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
Keyboard : Backlit RGB Chicklet Keyboard
WebCam : on front, HD
Connectivity : WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0
Audio: Built in Speaker / Mic
Battery : 4 cells 48 Whrs
Ports : audio, USB 3.0 x 3, USB 2.1 x 1, RJ 45, HDMI, Card reader, and USB Type C
ASUS ROG9 Strix GL553VE Performance
You can overclock using Asus Gaming Center. I ran the 3D Mark 11 benchmark app and got a score of 7849 that is decent for this 1050 GPU. I also ran the furmark app and the GPU temp in extreme use was at around 70 degrees. This is a powerful gaming laptop that can play high end games and the intelligent thermal design with exclusive cooling overboost technology the laptop delivers stable performance with maximum cooling efficiency.
The ASUS ROG10 Strix GL553VE is good for gamers but if you really are planning to buy a gaming laptop and have the budget go with laptop that are using GeForce 1080.