The Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition is every gamer’s dream, thanks to its Nvidia GTX 1070 graphics card, the most advanced GPU ever made for laptops. This gaming rig is equipped with a very powerful Core-i7 CPU, 32GB RAM and a set of useful applications from Asus. The best part, however, is its price. At around $2,499, it offers perfect value for the money.
Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition – Design and Specifications:
Clad in copper and gunmetal gray, this laptop looks different from the traditional red-and-black gaming machines produced by MSI, Lenovo, and Acer. The “ROG” logo on the lid looks great, but it is the rear side that steals the show. The glowing red lights shining through the copper-and-red venting look simply stunning. Weighing 8.9 pounds, this isn’t the laptop you would want to carry every day.
The 17.3-inch G-sync display produces extremely sharp images. The full-HD screen also has better brightness (326 nits) than most other VR-ready gaming machines. The ROG G752VS OC’s color reproduction is pretty accurate too, with a Delta-E rating of 0.88 (closer to zero is better).
CPU and Graphics:
The Intel Core i7 processor (6820HK), paired with 32GB of RAM, makes a mincemeat of anything processing task you throw at it. The GeForce GTX 1070, with a DDR5 video memory of 8GB, is the best GPU a gamer can get in a laptop. Moreover, the ROG’s gaming performance is 15 percent better than the laptops with Nvidia 980 graphics chip. As of storage, the machine has an SSD and an HDD with respective storage capacities of 256GB and 1TB.
Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition – Keyboard, Battery Life, and Audio:
The Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition keys feel crisp and springy, allowing you to type for hours at over 100 wpm with minimal inconvenience. However, we would have liked the laptop more if it had RGB backlighting instead of a red backlight. The keyboard features big arrow keys, a num pad, 5 macro keys, and a screen-recording button towards the upper left. Also, the touchpad feels smooth and recognizes the gestures very accurately.
When tested, the new Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition lasted for 3 hours and 42 minutes which is acceptable for a gaming rig. The laptop doesn’t heat much even after an intense gaming session due to a constant dissipation of heat by its two rear vents.
The machine is equipped with Asus’s Sonic Studio speakers that pump out decent but not great audio. Apart from the occasional lack of bass, the sound produced is of acceptable quality.
Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition – Software and Conclusion:
The ROG ships in with a clean copy of Windows 10 with no unnecessary bloatware. Asus added a few applications, the most significant of them being the ROG Gaming Center that lets you overclock the CPU with just one click. The Macro Key app is very helpful to assign what a programmable key does when you press it. The Eye Care Switch reduces the excess blue light emitting from the screen, so your eyes suffer less strain while gaming at night.
Overall, the Asus ROG G752VS OC Edition is a sleek, yet highly powerful gaming rig that is capable of running pretty much any modern 3D game. It is fast, looks great, and above all, it doesn’t burn a hole in your pocket.