Asus’ ROG Strix Hero II is an absolute beaut of a gaming laptop.It’s thinner and lighter than competitors and still manages to pack intense firepower, and provides plenty of immersion with its immaculate display and heart-pounding speakers.
The high amount of bloatware and awkward webcam might stamp out some of your fun, though. The ROG Strix Hero II’s black, aluminum lid is stylishly designed, with a slash representing the battle line in MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) games. The upper-right section is elegantly hairline brushed, creating a satisfying sensation to the touch.
It’s also accompanied by an engraved, metallic-gray ROG logo that glows with RGB color.Hot on the heels of its groundbreaking predecessor, ROG Strix Hero II brings you even more power and style for MOBA esports gamingits design with a super-narrow bezel that gives the laptop a solid, more compact look, and the ultrafast IPS-level display with its 144Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB color gamut delivers the smoothest, most vivid visuals so you can easily differentiate friends and foes.
A desktop-grade keyboard with a 20-million-keystroke lifespan — twice the industry standard — provides unmatched reliability, while the patented RangeBoost multi-antenna system guarantees ultra-reliable, wider-ranging Wi-Fi coverage.
This Windows 10 Home gaming laptop incorporates a HyperCool Pro thermal system for the extreme cooling performance required to get the most out of its 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics card.
Strix Hero II features the world’s first 144Hz super-narrow-bezel display with a 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time — a must-have for hardcore gamers and esports players.The extremely high refresh rate ensures a true 144fps experience with minimal input lag, while the superfast response time reduces ghosting and motion blur to yield clearer visuals.
The new design also results in less distracting frame, allowing for a more compact body that’s 2.33cm narrower than its predecessor. Strix Hero II is lighter, too, with an overall weight of just 2.4kg that maximizes your agility so you can take the fight with you, wherever you go!