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    Asus ROG releases Strix Hero and Scar gaming laptops

    All feature 7th generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPUs and Nvidia GTX 10 graphics.
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    Re: Asus ROG releases Strix Hero and Scar gaming laptops

    Finally, DDR4! The last gen CPU will look bad on spec sheets, but it's a quad core already so won't gain anything from the 8th gen (and I wonder what chipset they use, and how much it costs?)

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    Re: Asus ROG releases Strix Hero and Scar gaming laptops

    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    ... The last gen CPU will look bad on spec sheets, but it's a quad core already so won't gain anything from the 8th gen ...
    More to the point, it's a 45W high performance quad core, not a 15W low power quad core. An 8th generation U-series CPU would have much worse performance in most situations....

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