ASUS has been launching laptops back to back, so here is the thing. It is the most active gaming brand in India. Recently, Asus has launched the SCAR III in India. This is our Scar III G531GV Review down below. New Zephyrus machines are good enough though, we have reviewed the Zephyrus machine on Gearstoday, do check out that too.
Asus ROG Scar III G531GV Review:
|Processor||Intel Core i7-9750H; 2.6GHz, up to 4.5GHz; 6 Cores/12 Threads|
|RAM||16GB DDR4 2666MHz|
|GPU||Nvidia RTX 2060; 6GB GDDR6 VRAM|
|Storage||1TB NVMe SSD|
|I/O and Ports||1 x Type C USB 3.2 (GEN2) support DP function;|
3 x Type A USB 3.2 (GEN1);
1 x HDMI 2.0b;
1 x 3.5mm Audio Jack/ 1 x Audio Jack Mic-in (Combo Jack);
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
|Connectivity||Intel 802.11ac (2×2) Gigabit Wi-Fi;|
ROG Strix Scar III G531GV Features:
- Intel Core i7-9750H processor
- 16GB DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM
- NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GDDR6 6GB VRAM, Intel UHD630 Integrated GPU
- 15.6-inch (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) with 144hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and 100% sRGB coverage
- 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD
- 4-cell 66Wh battery
Scar III G531GV Review: Build Quality
The ROG Scar III G531GV has similar design and features. It has a 15.6-inch display which is pretty standard for any gaming laptop. You have three USB ports, charging socket, Ethernet and HDMI port on the back. Also, the RGB strip is awesome which looks great. You can also tweak the settings via the Armoury Create App. Let’s find out more in this Scar III G531GV Review.
There is a 15.6-inch screen gaming laptop with a Full HD+ resolution with a 144Hz refresh rate. The screen to body ratio is quite good and looks great. Also, the RGB looks totally great with it.
The RGB keyboard has a decent amount of key travel when we were finishing this review from this own keyboard.
The trackpad also felt good, it has glowing touch numpad installed in it and this is so clever thing that Asus has done with their premium line of ZenBook laptops.
On the right of the machine, there is ventilation and Scar stone space. This keystone is the security key to unlock the hidden space that has been locked by it itself.
This key will act like an additional hardware security layer that will help you secure your data.
Input/ Output Ports:
On the left side, there are three USB ports and a headphone jack port. Pretty clean right?
On the backside, there is an Ethernet, HDMI, USB-C and DC Input with additional ventilation.
ROG Scar III G531GV Review: Performance
ASUS has installed all-in with the Scar III variant, it is powered by a Core i7-9750H 8-core processor, a full-sized RTX 2060 GPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, and 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD. The laptop can carry every task that we through on this. I myself use Acer’s Helios Predator 300 2018 Edition that too works fine, and right now with the Scar III, it is super helpful to carry the load of different case scenarios.
During the heavy performance, the laptop worked nice. It was taking around 100-90fps and near around fps during the gaming performance. I’ve tested the Far Cry 5 and other games too, they worked fine. But speaking of price, I won’t recommend this on the with respect to price. I would love to make the desktop CPU with same specs and get more performance for heavy usage rather than having this heavy portable machine.
You can easily play games on this in between 90-130 FPS at ultra settings, you can also use the turbo mode for the actual gameplays and editings.
ROG Scar III G531GV Review: Battery
This Scar III comes with a 66WHr, 4-cell battery. It is just an average battery for this kind of machines. You are gonna need spare power all the time for intense workload in our suggestion. It can easily last upto 3-4hrs of decent usage and around 1 hour in heavy usage.
ROG Scar III G531GV Review: PROS
- Very Nice Performance
- Design is So Good
- Keyboard is Decent
- Yes, the display is good and sharp.
ROG Scar III G531GV Review: CONS
- The battery isn’t good as this is a gaming laptop.
- The touchpad is not good.
- Heavy machine.
- Heats up alot.
ROG SCAR III G531GV Price:
The ROG Scar III G531GV Review, that is available for sale on Amazon:
- Processor: 9th Gen Intel Core i7-9750H Processor base speed 2.6GHz (12M Cache, up to 4.5GHz, 6 Cores)
- Memory & Storage: 16GB DDR4 2666MHz Dual Channel RAM upgradeable up to 32GB RAM with | Storage: PCIe NVMe 1TB M.2 SSD
- Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GDDR6 6GB VRAM
- Display: 15.6-inch Full HD (1920×1080) Anti-glare IPS-level panel, Refresh Rate 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB | 81.5% screen-to-body ratio | 178° Viewing Angle.
- Operating System: Pre-loaded Windows 10 Home with lifetime validity
- Design & battery: Super-narrow bezels frame | RGB LEDs wrap around the rim of the chassis | Laptop weight 2.57kg | Lithium battery 4-Cell
- Cooling System: Innovative 3D Flow Zone Design | 83 Blades Dual-Fan Architecture | Slim 0.1mm Thermal Fins | Powerful 12V Fans |Self-Cleaning Anti-Dust Tunnels | Improved Airflow-Friendly Lid
- Keyboard: Per-Key RGB Backlight| N-key rollover | 20 Million Key Presses | Curved Keycaps | ROG Overstroke technology | Aura Sync | Hotkeys (Volume down, volume up, mute, HyperFan, Armoury Crate)
- Audio: Smart Amp technology | 6.5dBA Dynamic Range |up to 2.8X More Volume | up to 3X More Powerful Bass.
- Ports and CD drive: 1 x Keystone | 1 x Type C USB3.1 (GEN2) support DP function | 3 x Type A USB3.1 (GEN1) | 1 x HDMI 2.0b | 1 x 3.5mm Audio Jack | 1 x Audio Jack Mic-in | 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack | Without CD-Drive
- Other: Touchpad With Exclusive Dual-function Number Pad | Armoury Crate | Intel 802.11ac (2×2) Gigabit Wi-Fi | Multi-Antenna Rangeboost technology | Without Webcam
Asus ROG Scar III G531GV Review - A Portable Gaming Beast
One of the best compact gaming machine we have seen. It's a perfect portable beast.