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Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition comes first with AMD Ryzen 9 and Radeon RX6800M



The Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition will be the first gaming laptop with AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX processor and the Radeon RX6800M.


The latest arrival form ROG can be configured with up to 32GB of DDR4-3,200 RAM and a 1TB NVMe SSD. AMD chips are known to run hot, and Asus has figured out the perfect solution for it. Both the CPU and GPU dissipate are coated with a layer of liquid metal, which Asus says reduces temperatures by as much as 14 degrees celsius. The laptop's vapour chamber cooling mechanism allows for an additional 25W of thermal headroom than regular Strix laptops.


The Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition has a colossal 17.3-inch QHD (2,560 x 1,440) IPS panel clocked at 165Hz (3ms response time). It covers 100% of the DCI-P3 colour gamut. The panel is also accessible in an FHD (1,920 x 1,080) configuration. Its refreshes at 300Hz (3ms response time) and covers 100% of the sRGB spectrum. Both models are compatible with AMD FreeSync Premium.


The Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition comes with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0 for the connectivity department. The gaming laptop has a bunch of input options, including three USB Gen 3.2 Type-A ports, One USB Gen3.2 Type-C port that can also output video and charge the notebook at up to 100W, one HDMI 2.0b port, an RJ-45 Ethernet jack and one 3.5mm combo audio jack. A 90Wh battery powers the Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition.


Like most gaming laptops the Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition ships with RGB inflexions that run along with its chassis. One can also customize (a part of) the chassis with Asus' Armour Caps, two of which are included in the box. The W, A, S and D keys are highlighted, too. Asus will reveal the Asus ROG Strix G17 Advantage Edition's price and availability details later.