ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” and ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

The 2017 ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” features the 45W 7th Generation Intel Kaby Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-7300HQ up to 6-core Intel Core i7-8750H with the boost speed up to 4.10 GHz. While the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) features the 45W Renoir (Zen 2) 6-core AMD Ryzen 5-4600H up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 9-4900H with the boost speed up to 4.40 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” (2017) and the 15.6″ ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) , we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020): Specs Comparison

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” image

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) image

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)

Availability
Released20172020
ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” Price
Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GE Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H Processor, GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home, GL703GE-AS74
Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GE Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H Processor, GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home, GL703GE-AS74
By ASUS
$1,283.64
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
By ASUS
$1,149.00
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR Edition Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB FireCuda, Windows 10, Gaming Mouse Included, GL703GE-IS74
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR Edition Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB FireCuda, Windows 10, Gaming Mouse Included, GL703GE-IS74
By ASUS
$981.49
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) Price
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
By ASUS
$1,199.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
By ASUS
$925.00
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,359.00
DisplayROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size15.6 Inches15.6 Inches
Info
ROG Strix SCAR Edition SL503.VD/VM
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) wide-viewing angle TN panel, 120Hz, 5ms, 72% NTSC
ROG Strix SCAR Edition SL503VS
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 7ms, 72% NTSC, G-SYNC
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503GE
  • 15.6-inch Full HD (1920x1080) wide-viewing angle TN panel, 120Hz, 3ms, 94% NTSC
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 45% NTSC
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 45% NTSC
  • 15.6" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 144Hz Anti-Glare IPS-level Panel with 72% NTSC
  • With Adaptive-Sync
ExteriorROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size Comparison
Dimensions15.11” x 10.31” x 0.90” (384 x 262 x 23 mm)14.16” x 10.07” x 0.89 ~ 0.98” (359.8 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.9 mm)
Weight5.51 lbs (2.5 kg)2.3 kg
Colors
Midnight Black
  • Fortress Gray
  • Bonfire Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Backlit chiclet keyboard
  • RGB 4 zones
  • Marked WASD keys
  • Hotkeys: Volume up / Volume down / Mute / ROG Gaming Center
  • 1.8mm travel distance
  • 0.25mm keycap curve
  • Chiclet keyboard with isolated Numpad key
  • RGB backlight with ASUS AURA RGB with four modes:
    • Static
    • Breathing
    • Color Cycle
    • Strobing
  • Overstroke technology can withstand over 20 million pressed.
Ports
  • 1 x mDP 1.2
  • 1 x HDMI 2.0
    Supports 4K UHD output at 60 fps.
  • 1 x RJ-45 Jack
  • 1 x 2-in-1 card reader
  • 1 x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
  • 1 x Kensington lock
ROG Strix SCAR Edition SL503VD
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C)
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 2.0
ROG Strix SCAR Edition SL503VM
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
ROG Strix SCAR Edition SL503VS
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (Type-C) (Thunderbolt™)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503GE
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type-C)
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
  • 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2) with display supportDP1.4
  • 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1)
  • 1 x Type-A USB2.0
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN for LAN insert
  • 1 x HDMI, HDMI support 2.0b
  • 1 x COMBO audio jack
  • 1 x AC adapter plug
Internal SpecsROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Processor
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    4 cores, 4 threads, 2.50 → 3.50 GHz, 6MB Cache, 45W
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.80 → 3.80 GHz, 6MB Cache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8300H
    4 cores, 8 threads, 2.30 → 4.00 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 45W
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 2.20 → 4.10 GHz, 9MB SmartCache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H
    6 cores, 12 threads, 3.00 → 4.00 GHz, 3MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 2.90 → 4.20 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900H
    8 cores, 16 threads, 3.30 → 4.40 GHz, 4MB L2 Cache, 8MB L3 Cache, 45W
Integrated Graphics
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-7300HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1000 MHz
  • 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ
    Intel® HD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8300H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1000 MHz
  • 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8750H
    Intel® UHD Graphics 630
    24 Execution Units, 350 → 1100 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 5 4600H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    6 Graphics Cores, 1500 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 7 4800H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    7 Graphics Cores, 1600 MHz
  • AMD Ryzen™ 9 4900H
    AMD Radeon™ Graphics
    8 Graphics Cores, 1750 MHz
Discrete Graphics
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VD
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 
    Factory-overclocked by 100MHz, 2GB/4GB GDDR5 VRAM.
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060
    3GB/6GB GDDR5 VRAM.
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VS
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070
    8GB GDDR5 VRAM.
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503GE
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti
    4GB GDDR5 VRAM.
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2060, with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660TI, with 6GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650Ti, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
Memory
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503.VD/VM/VS
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 2400MHz SDRAM
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503GE
  • Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM
Up to 32GB Dual Channel DDR4 3200MHz SDRAM
2 x SO-DIMM socket for expansion.
Storage
1TB SSHD 1TB 7200 rpm HDD2TB 5400 rpm HDD
Storage Slots
  • 1 x SATA HDD slot
    Not available on 90Wh battery models.
  • 2 x M.2 NVMe slots
    Only one NVME slot on GTX1650 and 1650Ti models.
 
ConnectivityROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac 2x2 Wave 2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 1x1 WLAN
Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac (2x2))
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 5.0
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Size
  • 90 Wh lithium-polymer battery Battery
  • 48 Wh lithium-polymer battery Battery
Battery Life
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503.VD/GE
  • 9 hours battery life
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VM
  • 3.5 hours battery life
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VS
  • 3 hours battery life
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503GE
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 Ti
    4GB GDDR5 VRAM.
  • Up to 12.3 hours of video playback
    Tested on 90Wh battery models.
  • Up to 8.7 hours of web browsing
    Tested on 90Wh battery models.
Power Supply
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503.VD/GE
  • 150W power adapter
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VM
  • 180W power adapter
ROG Strix SCAR Edition GL503VS
  • 230W power adapter
  • 150W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/7.5A.
  • 180W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 20V/9A.
  • 230W power adaptor
    Plug type :ø6.0 (mm) 19.5V/11.8A.
SoftwareROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
ROG Gaming CenterGameFirst VGameVisualSonic Studio & Sonic Radar IIIAura CoreXSplit Gamecaster (free)Android / iOS App
Armoury Crate
Camera & AudioROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
CameraFront-facing webcam.Front-facing camera
Top-mount front camera, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD).
Audio
  • 2 x 3.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
  • Array microphones
  • Two speakers with four cut-outs
  • DTS:X™ Ultra technology
    Delivers high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for theater-quality audio with stereo headsets.
MiscROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020)
Security
  • Kensington lock
  • FTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” Price
Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GE Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H Processor, GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home, GL703GE-AS74
Asus ROG Strix Scar Edition GL703GE Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8750H Processor, GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, Windows 10 Home, GL703GE-AS74
By ASUS
$1,283.64
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
Asus ROG Strix G (2019) Gaming Laptop, 15.6” IPS Type FHD, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650, Intel Core i7-9750H, 16GB DDR4, 1TB PCIe Nvme SSD, RGB KB, Windows 10 Home, GL531GT-EB76
By ASUS
$1,149.00
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR Edition Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB FireCuda, Windows 10, Gaming Mouse Included, GL703GE-IS74
ASUS ROG Strix SCAR Edition Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 120Hz Full HD 3ms, Intel Core i7-8750H, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD + 1TB FireCuda, Windows 10, Gaming Mouse Included, GL703GE-IS74
By ASUS
$981.49
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (2020) Price
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
2020 Flagship ASUS TUF A15 Gaming Laptop 15.6” FHD 144Hz IPS AMD 6-core Ryzen 5 4600H (>i7-9750H) 32GB RAM 512GB PCIe SSD + 1TB HDD GTX 1650 4GB RGB Backlit HD Webcam Win10 + iCarp Wireless Mouse
By ASUS
$1,199.00
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H, GeForce GTX 1650, 8GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, RGB Keyboard, Windows 10 Home, Bonfire Black, FA506IH-AS53
By ASUS
$925.00
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
ASUS TUF TUF506IU-ES74 Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop, 15.6” 144Hz Full HD IPS-Type, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, 16GB DDR4, 512GB PCIe SSD, 90WHr Battery, RGB Backlit KB, Windows 10 Home
By ASUS
$1,359.00

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