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The ROG Stix line of Scar laptops was released in 2021 with impressive specs for gaming. Thanks to the fast AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor and RTX 3080 GPU, these portable elite gaming laptops still offer competitive power for playing the latest titles or editing and multitasking.
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (2021) Gaming Laptop
At the time of publication, the Asus ROG Strix Scar 15 AMD Ryzen 9 Gaming Laptop is on sale for $1696, down from its retail pricing of $2399.99. This saving of $703 comes roughly two weeks after Prime Day and shows there are still some fantastic tech deals to close out July.
The laptop has a powerful Ryzen 9 processor with up to 4.6 GHz speeds and an ultra-responsive display. It has the specs you would expect from a prebuilt gaming desktop model but in a sleek portable package. They are more than enough to play the latest AAA games, including the highly anticipated Starfield.
What’s included in this deal:
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 specs
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080|
|Display||15.6-inch IPS LCD Full HD (1920 x 1080) |
16:9 Aspect Ratio
100% sRGB color gamut, Adaptive-Sync
|Memory||16GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM|
|Storage||1TB PCIe NVMe SSD|
|Keyboard||Per-key RGB lighting with N-key rollover|
|Touchpad||Precision glass touchpad|
|Audio||Quad speakers with Smart Amp, Hi-Res Audio, ESS DAC, 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack|
|Cooling System||ROG Intelligent Cooling with liquid metal|
|Ports||1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4,|
3 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, 1 x HDMI 2.0b
RJ-45 Ethernet, 3.5mm headphone/mic combo jack
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), Bluetooth 5.1|
|Camera||720p HD webcam|
|Battery||90Whr 4-cell lithium-ion battery|
|Power Adapter||280W power adapter|
|Operating System||Windows 10 Home|
|Dimensions||360 x 275 x 23.4 mm (14.17 x 10.83 x 0.92 inches)|
|Weight||Approximately 2.30 kg (5.07 lbs)|
- IPS display: Full HD gaming in 1080P with 300Hz refresh rate and 3ms response times. Perfect for playing top titles in smooth quality.
- Great multitasker: Ready to game or handle editing tasks with 16GB DDR4 ram and a Ryzen 9.
- Powerful mobile graphics: Comes built with an RTX 3080 8GB GDDR6 Graphics card.
- Advanced cooling: ROG intelligent thermal system and cooling with liquid metal thermal compounds extend the lifespan of this laptop.
- Excellent keyboard controls: Optical, mechanical keyboard with RGB lighting gives you precision controls for gaming.
What we think
If you are interested in a gaming laptop with an RTX 3080 and don’t mind picking up a model that is a few years old, this is an excellent deal. It comes with desktop specs in a portable format and the power to game competitively. If you want a laptop that can offer high frame rate gaming in 1080P, then this is the perfect opportunity for you.
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