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    Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    We first saw this powerful gaming laptop demoed at Computex this summer.
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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    Hang on. A Desktop Ryzen AND RX580 in a laptop? Jesus christ we've come a long way...

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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    Quote Originally Posted by afiretruck View Post
    Hang on. A Desktop Ryzen AND RX580 in a laptop? Jesus christ we've come a long way...
    Yup, although the RX 580 is cherry picked low voltage silicon and clocks ~ 200MHz (~ 16%) lower than a stock desktop RX 580. Both CPU and GPU have an advertised TDP of 65W,so it's a lot more power hungry than most laptops...

    Just one query though - the article claims there's no choice of CPU, but Amazon are selling the same laptop with the Ryzen 5 1600 as well....?

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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Yup, although the RX 580 is cherry picked low voltage silicon and clocks ~ 200MHz (~ 16%) lower than a stock desktop RX 580. Both CPU and GPU have an advertised TDP of 65W,so it's a lot more power hungry than most laptops...

    Just one query though - the article claims there's no choice of CPU, but Amazon are selling the same laptop with the Ryzen 5 1600 as well....?
    In the US there's just one CPU, the Ryzen 7. But the global site mentions both Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7, as does Amazon UK. Sorry for the confusion.

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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    You can buy the Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC, as outlined above with 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD for £1,449.99 from Amazon UK today.
    Very reasonable.

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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    Here is a review of the laptop from September:

    https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-R....247548.0.html

    Quote Originally Posted by scaryjim View Post
    Yup, although the RX 580 is cherry picked low voltage silicon and clocks ~ 200MHz (~ 16%) lower than a stock desktop RX 580. Both CPU and GPU have an advertised TDP of 65W,so it's a lot more power hungry than most laptops...

    Just one query though - the article claims there's no choice of CPU, but Amazon are selling the same laptop with the Ryzen 5 1600 as well....?

    OcUK have had both on pre-order for a while:

    https://www.overclockers.co.uk/searc...n+5+rog+laptop


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    Re: Asus ROG Strix GL702ZC with AMD Ryzen 7 CPU released

    I'm pretty sure amazon had this for sale (not preorder) a couple of weeks ago:
    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B073Q4G661

    The asus laptop with a full-fat ryzen chip (1700 or 1600) is available for sale. Looks to be quite well priced, the price-competitive laptops amazon brings up are all using the HQ mobile processors and 1060 6GB at best

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