Review of ASUS ROG G701VI



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        • 17.3 inch FHD 1920x1080 Display
        • 8GB Graphics card
        • Powerful battery rated 93Whrs


        • Screen is dimmer
        • Speakers could be louder
        (Last Updated On: April 23, 2017)

        Asus  (ROG) series has its newest member ASUS ROG G701VI.  We are living in the cyber age. Majority of the items that we use to satisfy our daily needs is based on information and technology. This cyber age has given rise to many facilities. Starting from online marketing to booking tickets for travelling, people have become too much dependent on computers and networking. Considering these facts a good computer has become highly essential for the people. Moreover most of the people associated to corporate life are entirely dependent on computers for their profession. They might need computers even while they are on-the-go. So laptop turns out to be an inseparable part of their life.

        But it is not possible for people to work constantly. Everyone needs leisure time and time to relax. This relaxation comes in different forms. Some people listen to music, some like to chat, some like to surf the internet while some like to play games. But what if someone told that all these activities can be done using that computer on which you are working. This is where the ASUS ROG G701VI-XB78K plays its role perfectly. This is one of the very few laptops that fulfill the definition of multitasking. As the tagline goes, ‘Engineered for ultimate speed’, this laptop is something that every professional would just love to have as his companion. Now the question comes as to what makes it so special?

        ASUS ROG G701VI – Features


        To begin with, the laptops is using all the latest gizmos and technologies that are available, yet it is quite small in size and bears the dimensions of just 12.2x 16.9x 1.3 inches which is really astounding considering all the features and hardware that is packed within these dimensions. The laptop is one of the thinnest gaming laptops that are available in the market with such high grade technologies.


        The laptop comes with a 17.3 inch IPS LCD display screen that gives sheer visual pleasure. With 178 degree viewing angle you get see clearly the contents of the screen from the sides. The high definition screen is ideal for giving you the best visual experience. The screen is made to make sure you never grow tired of working on the laptop working for hours. Then there is the NVIDIA G-SYNC synchronizing technology to ensure prompt and immediate display. The G-SYNC technology helps to increase the screen refresh rate which guarantees great display and immediate response.

        Graphics processing unit

        The most impressive and eye-catching feature of the ASUS ROG G701VI is the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card. This is the best graphics card for laptop that is available in the market today. This high end graphics fitted to the guarantees full HD display at a resolution of 1920×1080. A very unique feature that the graphics card possesses is the 8GBs (optional 4GB) memory space. The 8GBs space allotted to the graphics processing unit makes sure that the graphics is processed much faster than it is required. The overclocking feature of the graphics card makes it perform even better if needed. As a matter of fact the beautiful display that is available at the screen is due to the high resolution output of the space age technology used by the graphics card. Another mind blowing feature with which the graphics card comes is the VR or the virtual reality. The graphics card allows you to get the real life experience of the virtual world where you are living the life of a gamer.


        The power house of the laptop comes in 2 different variants, one with an Intel i7-6820HK and another with Intel i7-7820HK processor having 4 cores. The i7 processors are perfect for daily use and at the same time hardcore gaming. The 4 cores of the processor make sure that the tasks are divided and executed with unmatched speed and precision. The clock speed of the processor is also very high having 2.7 GHz, top of its category.


        Now that the processor is described, it is important to explain how the operations are carried out at lightning fast speed. Just as the laptop comes with two different types of i7 processors, similarly the RAMs are also different for the laptops. Each processor comes with two different sizes of RAMs. Both the laptops having i7-6820HK and 7820HK comes with 32 and 64 GBs of DDR4 RAM each which makes the processors work at such high speed. The 64 GB versions are overclocked ensuring better performance.

        Hard drive

        The ROG G701VI comes in two different types when the storage is taken into consideration. One variant has a 256GB solid state hard drive while another has a 512GB solid state hard drive. The solid state hard drive guarantees high speed data transfer, processing and reliability. All these factors are important for gaming.


        Since the impeccable performance of the laptop has been explained, it is important to describe the connectivity. The laptop has 1 HDMI 2.0 and 1 mini display port. The dual 802.11ac Wi-Fi port guarantees non-stop high speed internet connectivity. Bluetooth connectivity is setup using a Bluetooth 4.1 device. In order to make sure high speed data transfer the laptop has 1 USB 3.1 and 3 USB 3 type C port. And if that is not enough then you have onboard Intel Thunderbolt technology that allows you to transfer data at a speed of up to 40 GBPS. There is also 1 RJ45LAN jack for wired LAN connectivity.


        Now that all the important features are explained, it does not mean that all the unique features have been mentioned. The laptop has a 6 cell, 93 hrs battery ensuring longer battery backup. The anti-ghosting keyboard with Chiclet keys ensures perfect response from the machine even in case of 30 keystrokes instantaneously. For best audio experience when watching movies or playing games, the laptop has an ESS sabre headphone DAC and amplifier. Last but not the least all these powerful features packed in the laptop, yet making it weigh 7.9 pounds which is a little to the higher side.


        To conclude it is worth mentioning that the ROG series, abbreviated for Republic Of Gamers series from Asus has lived up to its name and reputation because the performance and delivery of the laptop is simply mind blowing and tempting. So in case you are feeling shy of going to the next lan party, don’t be because this laptop you will definitely bring the best out of you.

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