We’ve been listening to the Ryzen Rage for quite a long time now and it’s time that manufacturers start rolling out the Ryzen processors pre-installed on newer PCs. So, ASUS has come up with the ROG Strix GL702ZC which has the uniqueness of being ‘World’s First Ryzen 7-Powered Laptop’.
The Ryzen Series
There is absolutely no doubt about the performance outputs of the AMD’s Ryzen CPUs as they were the game changers for AMD. For years, AMD has struggled to attain the prime position of being a PC builder’s primary choice and with the release of Ryzen 3,5 and 7 series, the big AMD dream has become true.
The ROG STRIX GL702ZC
Being the world’s first Ryzen 7-powered laptop, the ROG STRIX GL702ZC has an impressive set of features. The laptop is also pretty much affordable and comes with the following amazing specifications:
- A 17.3″ FHD IPS anti-glare display with FreeSync
- A Ryzen 7 1700 CPU
- An AMD Radeon RX580 graphics with 4GB VRAM
- 16 GB of DDR4 memory (expandable up to 32GB)
- An M.2 SSD (up to 256 GB) and/or an up to 1 TB , 5,400 RPM HDD
- A chiclet-style keyboard with up to 30-key rollover
- A multi-format card reader
- An HD webcam and dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Wi-Fi (plus Bluetooth 4.2)
- 1x USB 3.1 Type-C connector, 3x USB 3.0 ports, 1x Ethernet jack, 1x HDMI and 1x mini-DisplayPort.
The 6.6 lbs PC comes with Windows 10 Home edition pre-installed at a starting point of $1,499.99.