AMDs Ryzen 7 CPUs have been available for desktop PCs for quite a while, they have also managed to cause quite a stir with some very impressive performance results.
ASUS with their Republic of Gamers line are looking to be the first people to squeeze one of these great 8 core CPUs into a laptop. The ROG Strix GL702CZ will be equipped with a AMD Ryzen 7 1700 CPU and also the AMD RX 580 GPU. These base specifications should be more than powerful enough for modern AAA gaming on the Full HD, Freesync 17.3″ Screen.
Full specs of the laptop are as follows:
- Ryzen 1700 8c/16t with 3.0GHz base, 3.7GHZ boost clocks.
- 16GB DDR4 2400MHz RAM
- RX 580 4GB GPU
- 256GB M.2 SSD
- 1TB HDD
- 1080p 17.3″ display with Freesync and and 60hz refresh rate.
- Windows 10 Home
- Two year warranty
Pre orders are being taken already over at Overclockers UK with deliveries expected for Q3 2017. All in all the ASUS ROG Strix GL702CZ has all the makings of a very good laptop and certainly worth looking at if you’re going to be in the market for a mid/high end gaming laptop in the near future.