Asus is known for making great looking gaming laptops, and it pairs edgy aesthetics with the powerful hardware. Asus has now introduced the Asus ROG Strix GL553V, a part of its GL55 line under the Republic of Gamers brand. The gaming notebook rocks the latest Kaby Lake CPU by the Intel, and the Pascal GeForce GTX 1050Ti from Nvidia is a great budget graphics card for 1080p gaming. Asus has also moved away from the Mayan-themed Aztec elements in its place, and it uses an all-matte black finish with this machine. GL553 delivers powerful gaming performance accelerated by the 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processor with the latest ‘Pascal’ generation graphics cards NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050Ti/1050 graphics for the gaming visuals.

The “Cooling Overboost” feature would offer adjustable fan speeds for custom control and better system stability. On the left side, you will find a power inlet, an Ethernet port, an HDMI video output, two USB 3.0 Type-A and a Type-C port, along with with a single 3.5mm audio socket. On the right, there is only a DVD-RW drive, a Kensington lock slot, and one USB 2.0 port. The speakers and an SD card slot were positioned beneath the front lip of the laptop’s lower half. The heatsink fins are visible through the vents on the left, while the speaker grilles in the head and the rubber legs on the bottom are all the same orange color as the lid highlights. Asus ROG Strix GL553V battery is sealed in, and there is nothing to see on the bottom other than a small sticker with a regulatory information and a little Asus logo.

Features of Asus ROG Strix GL553V

Gaming Without Limits: Asus ROG Strix GL553V comes with Windows 10 Home pre-installed, and it features a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics and a full Microsoft DirectX 12 support will give you powerful performance and flawless gaming visuals.

Be In Command: Asus ROG Strix GL553V has a specially-designed chiclet gaming keyboard with red-backlit scissor-switch keys and that offer you 2.5mm of travel distance for tactile keystrokes. It features highlighted WASD keys, so you know where your hands need to be. On the top of that, a larger space bar and isolated arrow keys ensure that everything you need is kept within easy reach.

Intelligent Thermal Design: The ROG-exclusive Cooling Overboost lets you adjust fan speeds, and it also features an intelligent thermal design for the maximum cooling efficiency to give ROG Strix GL553V the stability required for great gaming marathons.

Breathtaking Visuals: Asus ROG Strix GL553V has a 15.6-inch Full HD panel with wide 178° viewing angles. The panel will ensure high contrast and color consistency, and there is no color shift even when you’re viewing it from extreme positions. It has a matte finish too, and so there is no glare or reflections to distract you during gaming.

Up To 32GB Of DDR4: The Asus ROG Strix GL553V comes with a standard 32GB of DDR4 memory that gives you faster speeds, increased memory space, and incredible energy efficiency.

Streaming-Friendly Features: Asus ROG Strix GL553V is gaming marathon-ready and comes with a host of features to help you share and stream gaming sessions to your friends or audience. Its array microphone helps filter out ambient noise for even clearer voice recording.