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    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 (factory-overclocked)
    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” 5400 rpm 1TB SSHD
    2.5” 5400 rpm 2TB HDD
    2.5” 7200 rpm 1TB HDD
    2.5” 5400 rpm 1TB SSHD
    2.5” 5400 rpm 2TB HDD
    2.5” 7200 rpm 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: 2.5 kg
    Width: 38.4 cm
    Depth: 26.2 cm
    Height: 2.4 cm
    Weight: 2.5 kg