Asus has come out with new gaming laptops that features the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. This is after Asus has come out with laptops that have the GeForce GTX 1070. The new Strix gaming laptops with the GTX 1060 would be much cheaper than the ones with the GTX 1070.
Asus has been known in the gaming community and has been quick in adopting the new Nvidia GPUs to its gaming laptops. For this offering, Asus has two gaming laptops with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card. One is the ROG Strix GL702VM-DB71 and the other is the LG702VM-DB74. According to Tom's Hardware, both laptops are almost identical with the recent ROG Strix GL502VS.
The two new ROG Strix gaming laptops do not skimp on performance as both have an Intel i7-6700HQ processor. I can have up to 32 GB RAM and has slots for both HDD and SSD. With a 17.2-inch FHD display it is large enough for gamers who want a big gaming laptop.
PC Gamer reports that the new ROG Strix laptops would sell for $1,399, at least in the case of the GL702VM-DB71. The GL702VM-DB74 could also add in a 256 SSD. This would then make the gaming laptop well-equipped to handle modern games.
The GTX 1060 might not give the same satisfaction graphics-wise as the GTX 1070 but for most gamers, it would be more than enough. It has a 6 GB DDR5 VRAM that could handle most games. The two new Asus ROG Strix laptops are more for the average gamer who wants a gaming laptop to be affordable enough yet could still deliver as much as the higher-end gaming laptops.
In terms of specs, the GL702VM-DB71 and the GL702VM-DB74 are virtually identical. The only difference would be that the latter can support an additional SSD. Both have Windows 10 64-bit as their OS. Both also have USB Type-C ports and HDMI support. The GL702VM-DB74 would cost a bit more at $1,599 while the other would be at $1,399.
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