ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro.

    ROG Strix Hero Edition

      GL503VD (Hero Edition) GL503VM (Hero Edition)
    Category
    Esports Gaming
    Esports Gaming
    Operating System
    Windows 10 Home
    Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
    Windows 10 Home
    Windows 10 Pro - ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
    Processor
    Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
    Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
    Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    Graphics
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050
    2GB / 4GB GDDR5 VRAM
    NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    3GB / 6GB GDDR5 VRAM
    Memory
    DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM
    Up to 32GB
    DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM
    Up to 32GB
    SSD
    M.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0 x4 128GB / 256GB / 512GB SSD
    M.2 SATA3 128GB / 256GB / 512GB SSD
    M.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0 x4 128GB / 256GB / 512GB SSD
    M.2 SATA3 128GB / 256GB / 512GB SSD
    HDD
    2.5” 5400rmp 1TB SSHD
    2.5” 5400rmp 2TB HDD
    2.5” 7200rmp 1TB HDD
    2.5” 5400rmp 1TB SSHD
    2.5” 5400rmp 2TB HDD
    2.5” 7200rmp 1TB HDD
    Display
    15.6-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) IPS-level panel, 120Hz, 72% NTSC
    15.6-inch Full HD (1920 by 1080) IPS-level panel, 120Hz, 72% NTSC
    VR Ready
    NO
    YES
    Keyboard
    Backlit chiclet keyboard
    RGB 4 zones
    Marked QWER keys
    Hot keys: Volume up / Volume down / Mute / ROG Gaming Center
    1.8mm travel distance
    0.25mm keycap curve
    Backlit chiclet keyboard
    RGB 4 zones
    Marked QWER keys
    Hot keys: Volume up / Volume down / Mute / ROG Gaming Center
    1.8mm travel distance
    0.25mm keycap curve
    Audio
    2 x 3.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
    Array microphones
    2 x 3.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
    Array microphones
    I/O Ports
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C)
    3 x USB 3.1 Gen1
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x mDP 1.2
    1 x HDMI 1.4
    1 x RJ-45 Jack
    1 x 2-in-1 card reader
    1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    1 x Kensington lock
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C)
    4 x USB 3.1 Gen1
    1 x mDP 1.2
    1 x HDMI 2.0
    1 x RJ-45 Jack
    1 x 2-in-1 card reader
    1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
    1 x Kensington lock
    Power
    150W power adaptor
    9-hour battery life
    180W power adaptor
    3.5-hour battery life
    Wi-Fi / Bluetooth
    802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
    802.11ac 1x1 WLAN
    Bluetooth 4.1
    802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
    802.11ac 1x1 WLAN
    Bluetooth 4.1
    Weight and Dimensions
    Width: 38.4 cm
    Depth: 26.2 cm
    Height: 2.4 cm
    Weight: 2.3 kg
    Width: 38.4 cm
    Depth: 26.2 cm
    Height: 2.4 cm
    Weight: 2.3 kg