ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. Dell Precision 3550

Here is a side by side comparison between ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” and Dell Precision 3550 specs including CPU, RAM, storage, battery, display, and more.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. Dell Precision 3550

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 Dell Precision 3550 features the 15W 10th Generation Intel Comet Lake quad-core Intel Core i5-10210U up to 6-core Intel Core i7-10810U with the boost speed up to 4.90 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″ Dell Precision 3550 (2020), we have a detailed tech specs comparison between both devices for you to check out here.

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” vs. Dell Precision 3550: Specs Comparison

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15” image

ROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”

Dell Precision 3550 image

Dell Precision 3550

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
Dell Precision 3550 Price
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10510U 1.8GHz
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10510U 1.8GHz
By Dell
$1,792.74
New Replacement Dell 90W USB-C R2M8K 0R2M8K AC Adapter for Dell Latitude 5310 2-in-1, Latitude 5410, Latitude 5510, Precision 3550, Latitude 9410 2-in-1, XPS 15 (9500), Latitude 9510.
New Replacement Dell 90W USB-C R2M8K 0R2M8K AC Adapter for Dell Latitude 5310 2-in-1, Latitude 5410, Latitude 5510, Precision 3550, Latitude 9410 2-in-1, XPS 15 (9500), Latitude 9510.
By FOR DELL
$55.88
Was: $59.00
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i5 i5-10210U 1.6GHz
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i5 i5-10210U 1.6GHz
By Dell
$1,285.75
DisplayROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
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" HD Non-Touch
    1366x768100 PPI220 nits Anti-GlareNon-Touch 45% color gamut
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 45% color gamut WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Non-Touch
    1920x1080141 PPI 300 nits Anti-Glare Non-Touch 100% sRGB WVA
  • 15.6" FHD Touch
    1920x1080 141 PPI 220 nits Anti-Glare w/Embedded Touch 45% color gamut WVA
ExteriorROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
Size Comparison
Dimensions15.11” x 10.31” x 0.90” (384 x 262 x 23 mm)14.13” x 9.30” x 0.46 - 0.59” (359.1 mm x 236.25 mm x 11.81 - 14.99  mm)
Weight5.51 lbs (2.5 kg)4.09 lbs (1.86 kg)
Colors
Midnight 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
  • Full-size backlit keyboard.
  • 4.00 x 2.45 (101.7 mm x 55.2 mm) touchpad with 5 multi-touch gesture support.
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 USB Type-C with Thunderbolt™ 3 
    Supports USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.4.
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 with PowerShare
  • 1 x HDMI 1.4 Port
  • 1 x Flip-Down RJ-45 port
  • 1 x Headset jack
  • 1 x MicroSD-card reader
  • 1 x SIM card slot (optional)
  • 1 x Smart card reader (optional)
  • 1 x Noble Wedge-shaped lock slot
  • 1 x DC-in
Internal SpecsROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
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™ i5-10210U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.60 → 4.20 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.70 → 4.40 GHz, 6MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    4 cores, 8 threads, 1.80 → 4.90 GHz, 8MB SmartCache, 15W
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10810U with vPro™
    6 cores, 12 threads, 1.10 → 4.90 GHz, 12MB 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™ i5-10210U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1100 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-10310U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10510U
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10610U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 MHz
  • 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-10810U with vPro™
    Intel® UHD Graphics
    24 Execution Units, 300 → 1150 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 Quadro P520 (Optional)
Pascal Architecture, 2GB GDDR5 64-bit, 1303 → 1493 MHz, 384 CUDA Cores.
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
  • Memory Slots
    • 2 x DDR4 SODIMM slots
  • Memory Configurations
    • Speed: 2667MHz
    • Memory Type: Non-ECC
    • Minimum Memory: 4GB
    • Maximum Memory: 32B
Storage
1TB SSHD 1TB 7200 rpm HDD2TB 5400 rpm HDD
  • Hard Drive Slots
    • 1 x M.2 PCIe SSD slot
    • 1 x 2.5 inches hard drive slot
  • Hard Drive Configurations
    • Up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
    • Up to 2TB SATA Hard Drive
ConnectivityROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
Wi-Fi
  • 802.11ac 2x2 Wave 2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 2x2 WLAN
  • 802.11ac 1x1 WLAN
  • Intel AX201
    Up to 2400 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHz WiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) WiFi-6 (802.11ax) Bluetooth 5.1
  • Qualcomm QCA61x4A (DW1820)
    Up to 867 Mbps Dual band 2.4 GHz/5 GHzWiFi 802.11 a/b/g WiFi-4 (802.11n) WiFi-5 (802.11ac) Bluetooth 5.0
Bluetooth
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Bluetooth 5.1
Ethernet Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000 Mbps.
Intel 1219-V/Intel 1219-LM Gigabit Ethernet controller
BatteryROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
Size
  • 42 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 51 Wh - 3-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, ExpressCharge capable
  • 68 Wh - 4-cell lithium-ion, Long Cycle Life
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 17 hours of battery life
With optional 4-cell 68 Wh ExpressCharge capable battery.
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
  • 65 W - 7 mm-barrel power adapter
  • 90 W - 7 mm-barrel power adapter
  • 65 W - USB-C power adapter
  • 90 W - USB-C power adapter
SoftwareROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
OS
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Windows 10 Pro
  • Windows 10 Home (64-bit)
  • Windows 10 Pro (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit)
  • RedHat 8.2
Built-in Apps
ROG Gaming CenterGameFirst VGameVisualSonic Studio & Sonic Radar IIIAura CoreXSplit Gamecaster (free)Android / iOS App
Microsoft Office 30-days trial
Camera & AudioROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
CameraFront-facing webcam.
  • Front-facing camera
    Top-mount front camera with fixed focus lens, 0.92 Megapixels (1280 x 720 HD) at 30 fps.
  • Optinal Infrared camera
    For Windows Hello Facial Recognition.
Audio
  • 2 x 3.5W speaker with Smart AMP technology
  • Array microphones
  • Dual integrated high-quality speakers
  • 2W Stereo Speakers
  • Dual integrated noise-canceling digital array microphones
  • MaxxAudio® Pro by Waves
MiscROG Strix SCAR Edition 15”Dell Precision 3550
Sensors
  • Ambient light sensor
  • The fingerprint reader in the power button (optional)
  • IR Camera (optional)
Security
Hardware Security
  • SafeBIOS - protects from threats that attack below-the-OS. Includes Dell Off-host BIOS Verification, BIOS Resilience, BIOS Recovery, and additional BIOS Controls.
  • SafeID - secures end-user credentials with a dedicated security chip. Additional features include the following: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 2.07, self-encrypting storage drives (Opal, FIPS), Smart card keyboard (FIPS).
  • Physical Security Options - Chassis lock slot support, Chassis Intrusion Switch, Lockable Cable Covers, Supply chain tamper alerts (Check regional availability)
Software Security
  • SafeGuard and Response - powered by VMware Carbon Black and Secureworks provides modern security to prevent, detect, and remediate advanced malware and cyber attacks. A suite of technologies include the following: Next-Generation Antivirus (NGAV), Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR), Threat Detection and Response (TDR), Managed Endpoint Detection and Response, Incident Management Retainer, Emergency Incident Response
  • SafeData - protects information on devices and in the cloud.
WarrantyBasic Onsite Service 12 Months, 12 Month(s)
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
Dell Precision 3550 Price
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10510U 1.8GHz
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i7 i7-10510U 1.8GHz
By Dell
$1,792.74
New Replacement Dell 90W USB-C R2M8K 0R2M8K AC Adapter for Dell Latitude 5310 2-in-1, Latitude 5410, Latitude 5510, Precision 3550, Latitude 9410 2-in-1, XPS 15 (9500), Latitude 9510.
New Replacement Dell 90W USB-C R2M8K 0R2M8K AC Adapter for Dell Latitude 5310 2-in-1, Latitude 5410, Latitude 5510, Precision 3550, Latitude 9410 2-in-1, XPS 15 (9500), Latitude 9510.
By FOR DELL
$55.88
Was: $59.00
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i5 i5-10210U 1.6GHz
Dell Precision 3550 15.6" Mobile Workstation - Intel Core i5 i5-10210U 1.6GHz
By Dell
$1,285.75

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