ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” and ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J

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 2020 ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J features the 15W 10th Genenration Intel Ice Lake dual-core Intel Core i3-1005G1 up to quad-core Intel Core i7-1065G7 with the boost speed up to 3.90 GHz.

If you want to know more what's the difference between the 15.6″ ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” (2017) and the 17.3″ ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J: Specs Comparison

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” image

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”

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ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J

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 VivoBook 17 X712J Price
ASUS F512JA-AS34 VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, Slate Gray
ASUS F512JA-AS34 VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, Slate Gray
By ASUS
$445.95
ASUS VivoBook 17.3" FHD IPS LED Backlight Premium Laptop | AMD Ryzen3 3250U | 8GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD | USB Type-C | WiFi | HDMI | Windows 10
ASUS VivoBook 17.3" FHD IPS LED Backlight Premium Laptop | AMD Ryzen3 3250U | 8GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD | USB Type-C | WiFi | HDMI | Windows 10
By ASUS
$500.00
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin & Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, AMD Quad Core R7-3700U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 10 Graphics, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home, Slate Gray, F512DA-NH77
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin & Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, AMD Quad Core R7-3700U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 10 Graphics, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home, Slate Gray, F512DA-NH77
By ASUS
$648.00
DisplayROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
Size15.6 Inches17.3 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
  • 17.3" (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920x1080) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC with wide 178° viewing angles
  • 17.3" (16:9) LED-backlit HD+ (1600x900) 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 60% NTSC
ExteriorROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
Size Comparison
Dimensions15.11” x 10.31” x 0.90” (384 x 262 x 23 mm)16.01” x 10.07” x 0.78 ~ 0.84” (406.9 x 256 x 19.9 ~ 21.4 mm)
Weight5.51 lbs (2.5 kg)5.07 lbs (2.3 kg)
Colors
Midnight Black
Transparent Silver
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
Keyboard
  • Chiclet keyboard
  • Illuminated chiclet keyboard(Optional
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 3.0 (USB 3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1 x Type-A USB 3.1 (Gen 1)
  • 2 x USB 2.0 port(s)
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x micro SD card
  • 1 x COMBO audio jack
Internal SpecsROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
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
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    2 cores, 4 threads, 1.20 → 3.40 GHz, 4MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.00 → 3.60 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.30 → 3.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
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
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i3-1005G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 900 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-1035G1
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    32 Execution Units, 300 → 1050 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-1065G7
    Intel® Iris® Plus Graphics
    64 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 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.
ASUS VivoBook 17 X712JA
  • No discrete graphics
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
  • 4GB
    DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM Onboard Memory
  • 1 x SODIMM slot for expansion, upgradable to 16GB SDRAM
Storage
1TB SSHD 1TB 7200 rpm HDD2TB 5400 rpm HDD
  • 128GB
    SATA 3.0 M.2 SSD M.2
  • 256GB512GB1TB
    PCIe® Gen3 x2 SSD M.2
  • 1TB
    5400 rpm SATA HDD
ConnectivityROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac 2x2 Wave 2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 1x1 WLAN
Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac)
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth 4.1
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
BatteryROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
Size
  • 32Wh (2-cell lithium-polymer battery)
  • 47Wh (3-cell lithium-polymer 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.
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
45W power adapter
SoftwareROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Endless OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
Built-in Apps
ROG Gaming CenterGameFirst VGameVisualSonic Studio & Sonic Radar IIIAura CoreXSplit Gamecaster (free)Android / iOS App
MyASUS features
  • Battery Health Charging
  • Splendid
  • Tru2Life
  • Function Key Lock
  • Link to MyASUS
Camera & AudioROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
CameraFront-facing webcam.
  • Front-facing camera
    720p (1280 x 720 HD) camera.
Audio
  • 2 x 3.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
  • Array microphones
  • Built-in W Stereo Speakers with Array Microphone
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • ASUS SonicMaster Technology
MiscROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”ASUS VivoBook 17 X712J
Sensors
  • Fingerprint sensor (optional)
Security
  • Fingerprint reader (optional)
  • Security lock slot
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 VivoBook 17 X712J Price
ASUS F512JA-AS34 VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, Slate Gray
ASUS F512JA-AS34 VivoBook 15 Thin and Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, Intel i3-1005G1 CPU, 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD, Backlit Keyboard, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home in S Mode, Slate Gray
By ASUS
$445.95
ASUS VivoBook 17.3" FHD IPS LED Backlight Premium Laptop | AMD Ryzen3 3250U | 8GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD | USB Type-C | WiFi | HDMI | Windows 10
ASUS VivoBook 17.3" FHD IPS LED Backlight Premium Laptop | AMD Ryzen3 3250U | 8GB DDR4 RAM | 256GB SSD | USB Type-C | WiFi | HDMI | Windows 10
By ASUS
$500.00
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin & Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, AMD Quad Core R7-3700U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 10 Graphics, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home, Slate Gray, F512DA-NH77
ASUS VivoBook 15 Thin & Light Laptop, 15.6” FHD Display, AMD Quad Core R7-3700U CPU, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 512GB PCIe SSD, AMD Radeon Vega 10 Graphics, Fingerprint, Windows 10 Home, Slate Gray, F512DA-NH77
By ASUS
$648.00

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