Announced in Computex 2018, the ASUS ROG Strix Scar II, alongside the Hero II, updated ASUS ROG’s GL504 series with Intel’s Coffee Lake processors and better displays. Now that we have the Scar II on hand, let’s take a look at how it performs.

ASUS ROG Strix Scar II ASUS ROG Strix Hero II
CPU Intel Core i7-8750H Intel Core i7-8750H
OS Windows 10 Home Windows 10 Home
GPU Up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060
RAM Up to 32GB 2666MHz DDR4 Up to 32GB 2666MHz DDR4
Display 15.6-inch IPS, 144Hz, 3ms, 1920 x 1080, 100% sRGB 15.6-inch IPS, 144Hz, 3ms, 1920 x 1080, 100% sRGB
Storage 256GB NVMe SSD / 1TB FireCuda SSHD 128GB NVMe SSD / 1TB FireCuda SSHD
I/O Ports 3.5mm combo jack, 2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C, RJ-45, HDMI 2.0, SD Card Reader, Kensington Lock 3.5mm combo jack, 2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A, 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C, RJ-45, HDMI 2.0, SD Card Reader, Kensington Lock
Audio 2x 3.5W speakers with smart amplifier 2x 3.5W speakers with smart amplifier
Connection Ethernet, WiFi Ethernet, WiFi
Weight 2.4kg 2.4kg

Here are the models of the Scar II and Hero II available for purchase in the Philippines:

Model Name LCD CPU RAM HDD VGA SRP
GL504GS SCAR 15.6-inch FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16GB 1TB+256G PCIE GTX1070 8GD5 129,995
GL504GM  HERO 15.6-inch FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16GB 1TB+128G PCIE GTX1060 6GD5 104,995

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