2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 specs, features, and analysis

Here's what you need to know about 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 including price, display info, CPU, RAM, storage, battery, and more.

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2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17

Availability

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Released2022
Release DateAnnounced on January 05, 2022 (CES 2022)
Applicable Models
  • 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 (2022)
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 G733
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 G733ZS
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 G733ZX
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 G733ZW
Generations
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 Price
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 360Hz IPS FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Intel Core i9-12900H, 16GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, G733ZW-DS94
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3" 360Hz IPS FHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Intel Core i9-12900H, 16GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11, G733ZW-DS94
By ASUS
$1,599.00
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 SE (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3 inch 240Hz IPS QHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, Intel Core i9, 32GB DDR5, 2TB SSD, PK RGB Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, G733CX-XS97 (Renewed)
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 SE (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3 inch 240Hz IPS QHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, Intel Core i9, 32GB DDR5, 2TB SSD, PK RGB Keyboard, Win 11 Pro, G733CX-XS97 (Renewed)
By ASUS
$1,999.99
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 240Hz IPS QHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Intel Core i9-12900H, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, G733ZW-XS96
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3” 240Hz IPS QHD Display, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti, Intel Core i9-12900H, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, G733ZW-XS96
By ASUS
$1,969.99
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 SE (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3 inch 240Hz IPS QHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, Intel Core i9 Processor, 32GB DDR5, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, G733CX-XS97
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 SE (2022) Gaming Laptop, 17.3 inch 240Hz IPS QHD, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti, Intel Core i9 Processor, 32GB DDR5, 2TB SSD, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Windows 11 Pro, G733CX-XS97
By ASUS
$5,798.00
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 16 (2024) Gaming Laptop, 16” Nebula HDR 16:10 QHD 240Hz/3ms, 1100 nits, Mini LED Display, GeForce RTX 4080, Intel Core i9-14900HX, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, G634JZR-XS96
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 16 (2024) Gaming Laptop, 16” Nebula HDR 16:10 QHD 240Hz/3ms, 1100 nits, Mini LED Display, GeForce RTX 4080, Intel Core i9-14900HX, 32GB DDR5, 1TB SSD, Windows 11 Pro, G634JZR-XS96
By ASUS
$2,890.73

Exterior

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Dimensions15.55 x 11.10 x 0.92 - 1.08” (395 x 282 x 23.4 - 28.3 mm)
Weight6.39 lbs (2.90 kg)
Colors
Black
Keyboard and Trackpad
  • Full-size Keyboard with NumberPad
    2.0 mm key travel 0.15mm Keycap Dish Per-Key RGB 20M key press lifetime Aura Sync
  • Hotkeys 
    Volume down volume up mute HyperFan Armoury Crate
  • Touchpad
    Large glass surface matte finish
Chasis InformationDevice Lighting
  • Aura Sync Light Bar
  • Aura Sync logo
  • Aura Sync Bezel Glow
  • Supports Aura Sync
Customizable Armor Cap
  • Prismatic Black
  • Stealth Silver
  • Translucent Speckled Black

Display

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Size17.3 Inches
Info
  • 17.3” FHD 360Hz
    16:9 1920 x 1080 360Hz 3ms 100% sRGB 75% Adobe RGB Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision
  • 17.3” WQHD 165Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 165Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision
  • 17.3” WQHD 240Hz
    16:9 2560 x 1440 240Hz 3ms 100% DCI-P3 Non-touch IPS Level Anti-Glare Adaptive-Sync MUX Switch + Optimus Dolby Vision

Ports

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Ports
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 Ports
Image Source: ASUS
Left (3)
  • 2 x USB-A
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1 x headphone jack
    Headphone/Microphone
Back (5)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 4
    40 Gpbs, USB 4.0 (40 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • 1 x USB-C
    USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort, PD Charger
  • 1 x HDMI
    v2.1
  • 1 x RJ-45
    2.5 Gbps
  • 1 x power port

Internal Specs

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Processor
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.30 → 4.70 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    14 cores, 20 threads, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz, 24MB SmartCache, 45W

Geekbench 5 Single Core

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 171
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H1,65894.31%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H1,758100.00%
01,758

Geekbench 5 Multi-Core

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 171
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H11,77497.90%
2
12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H12,027100.00%
012,027
Integrated Graphics
  1. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-12700H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1400 MHz
  2. 12th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-12900H
    Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
    96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Memory
16GB 32GB 64GB
Dual-Channel 4800MHz DDR5 SDRAM.
2 x SODIMM slots
Discrete Graphics
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060
    6GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1410MHz at 125W (1460MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3070 Ti
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1410MHz at 125W (1460MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080
    8GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1545MHz at 125W (1595MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
  • NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3080 Ti
    16GB GDDR6 VRAM, 1395MHz at 125W (1445MHz at 150W with Dynamic Boost).
Storage
512GB 1TB 2TB
M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0.
2 x M.2 SSD slots, supports RAID-0.

Connectivity

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Wi-FiIntel® Wi-Fi 6E with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
BluetoothBluetooth 5.2
Ethernet2.5 Gigabit LAN
Speed: 10/100/1000/2500 Mbps.

Battery

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Size90 Wh (4-cell lithium-ion)
Battery Life10.5 hours of video playback
Power Supply
  • 280W
      ø6.0 mm power adapter.
  • 100W
      USB-C power adapter.
  • Supports fast charging technology with up to 50% in 30 minutes.

Software

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
OSWindows 11 Pro
Built-in Apps
Armoury Crate

Camera & Audio

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
CameraNo built-in webcam.
With optional FHD 1080p@60fps external camera.
Audio
  • 4 x speakers with Smart Amp Technology.
  • Supports Dolby Atmos.
  • 5.1.2 channel virtual surround sound.
  • Hi-Res audio certification.
  • Built-in array microphone
  • Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation

Misc

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
SecurityBIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
In the box
  • ROG Strix SCAR 17 (2022)
  • Barrel-type power adapter
  • Marketing Giveaway
    Keystone + 2 Customizable Armor Caps.
  • ROG Backpack (optional)
  • ROG Delta headset (optional)
  • ROG Chakram Core mouse P511 (optional)
  • ROG STRIX Impact mouse P303 (optional)
  • TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter (optional)
  • FHD 1080P@60FPS external camera(optional)

Key Features

2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
At Glance
Released in Early
2022
16:9 WQHD
17.3”
1440p 240Hz
Weight
6.39 lb
2.90 kg
Up to
Intel Core i9-12900H
14C/20T, 2.50 → 5.00 GHz
Geekbench 5
1,758
Single Core
Geekbench 5
12,027
Multi-Core
With integrated
Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics
96 Execution Units, 400 → 1450 MHz
Upgradable up to
64GB
4800 MHz DDR5
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 Ports
Nvidia GeForce
RTX 3080Ti
16GB GDDR6 125W TGP

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Our analysis and reviews

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What we like

Reasons to like about 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17.

Supports Windows 11

The 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 exceed all minimum system requirements for Windows 11.

Requirements2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Secure BootYes
TPM 2.0 TPM 2.0
ProcessorIntel Core i7-12700H → Intel Core i9-12900H
4GB RAM16GB → 64GB
64GB Drive512GB → 4TB
2 Cores CPU14 cores
Great battery life of up to 10.5-hours

According to ASUS, the 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 lasts up to 10.5 hours of battery life.

10.5 hours of video playback
Upgradable storage

The 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 comes with two M.2 slots that you can easily upgrade and install an additional SSD to expand the storage on the device. Learn more

Storage Slots2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
M.2x2
Upgradable memory

The 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 has two RAM slots which you can use to add or replace with a larger one if it isn't already at the maximum size that the system chipset support. Learn more

Memory2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Slotsx2
TypeDDR5
Speed4800 MHz
Supports discrete graphics

Configurable up to Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080Ti 16GB GDDR6 125W TGP

What's new

Improvements over its predecessor.

Much faster CPU performance

Intel Core i9-12900H inside 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 has a 56% better multi-core CPU performance score than the AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX inside 2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17.

Geekbench 5 multi-core score
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - Intel Core i9-12900H
12,027
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - Intel Core i7-12700H
11,774
2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - AMD Ryzen 9-5900HX
7,663
2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - AMD Ryzen 7-5800H
7,098
Supports faster memory

The 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 supports a faster memory speed than the 2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17. It supports up to 4800MHz versus 3200MHz of system memory on the 2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17.

Memory type and speed
2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - DDR5
4,800 MHz
2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17 - DDR4
3,200 MHz

What's missing

Downsides over its predecessor.

About 7% heavier

The 2022 ROG Strix SCAR 17 weighed 6.39 pounds, 7% heavier than the 5.95 pounds 2021 ROG Strix SCAR 17.

Weight2022 ROG Strix SCAR 172021 ROG Strix SCAR 17
Pound
6.39 lbs.
5.95 lbs.
Kilogram
2.90 kg
2.70 kg

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