Sleek aesthetics take the ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 to the next level. Inspired by our collaboration with BMW Designworks Group, this powerful gaming laptop keeps a low profile, blending in at work or at play. Subtle cyber-text patterning adds a futuristic flair to the deck. Hidden scissor-door hinges stabilize the display that’s framed with slim bezels for expansive viewing. For the full RGB experience, turn on the Aura Sync lighting to illuminate the gaming keyboard and wrap-around light bar.
GeForce RTX™ 20 Series GPU
GeForce RTX is powered by NVIDIA Turing, the world's most advanced GPU architecture for gamers and creators. Get truly next-gen performance and features with dedicated AI and ray tracing cores for the ultimate experience.
Turn your screenshots into art with this powerful in-game photo mode that captures 360-degree, HDR, and super-resolution photos.
Record and share high-quality gameplay videos, screenshots, and livestreams with your friends.
Game Ready Drivers
Get the highest levels of performance—and the smoothest experience possible—from the moment you start playing.
GeForce RTX™ combines advanced VR rendering, real-time ray tracing, and AI to bring you a whole new level of VR realism.
Now, your plugged-in laptop runs much quieter while in use. Whisper Mode intelligently paces the performance and graphics settings for optimal power-efficiency.
Broadcast Like a Pro
The best of both worlds. GeForce RTX™ 20 Series features a dedicated hardware encoder that unlocks the ability to game and stream simultaneously with superior quality. RTX graphics cards are optimized for your favorite streaming apps to provide maximum performance for your live stream.
Liquid Metal Boosts Cooling
ROG's Intelligent Cooling philosophy mixes the right features and system settings to ensure the best experience for each situation. Performance is boosted with cutting-edge enhancements like liquid metal compound on the CPU and a well-ventilated exterior that keeps noise levels lower than the last generation. Special editions of the SCAR 17 add height to the chassis to facilitate superior performance from its uber powerful RTX 2080 SUPER GPU. ROG Armoury Crate software seamlessly switches between operating modes to optimize performance and acoustics for the task. Together, these innovations enable ROG Boost to raise GPU clocks by 100MHz over stock speeds.
GPU clock speed
with ROG Boost O.C.
12°C Cooler CPU
with Liquid Metal
Introducing Keystone II
Keystone II offers a versatile new way to personalize your machine and protect your personal data. These physical, NFC-enabled keys fit neatly into the Strix SCAR 15/17’s chassis, adding a subtle accent along the trim. When docked, Keystones can unlock access to personalized settings that transform your machine, quick-launch apps or games of your choice, reveal a hidden Shadow Drive for covert private storage, and more.
AURA SYNC LETS YOUR PERSONALITY SHINE
Get a competitive edge in esports on a durable keyboard designed for precise play. Stay focused on the game with spaced function keys for easy identification, and gaming hot keys for fast access to vital commands. Built to withstand over 20 million keypresses, this laptop has the durability for a long lifetime of serious gaming. The whole keyboard is augmented with per-key RGB lighting that lets you highlight your own time-saving shortcuts. Aura Sync lets you coordinate your keyboard lighting across an entire ecosystem of compatible devices.
* Per-key customization requires Aura Creator. Specifications vary by model.
Immersive, side-firing speakers put you in the thick of the action. Smart Amp technology monitors audio output and makes real-time adjustments to keep the speakers within thermal and excursion limits, preventing damage to the cones. The resulting sound has less noise distortion, higher dynamic range, more bass, and significantly higher potential output. Pump up the volume and hear every enemy movement, firefight, and environmental audio cue in the game.
MORE POWERFUL BASS
Hook up your devices and hop in-game quickly. Get blazing fast transfers at Gen 2 speeds via the USB 3.2 Type-C™ with DisplayPort™ 1.4, or connect a G-SYNC™ monitor* for silky smooth gaming. Three Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports are ready for your favorite gaming gear, while HDMI 2.0b allows you to enjoy movies and games on a 4K monitor or TV at up to 60Hz. Integrated Gigabit Ethernet boasts lower networking latency for competitive multiplayer gaming, complementing the built-in Wi-Fi.
* G-SYNC™ is only supported via USB Type-C.
Xbox Game Pass
Sonic Studio III
Xbox Game Pass
Unlimited access to over 100 high-quality PC games on Windows 10. One month subscription to Game Pass that’s included with the purchase of your device. With games added all the time, you’ll always have something new to play.
* Active subscription required; continues until cancelled; game catalog varies over time. Requires Windows 10 and an app to play PC games; see details at xbox.com/pcgamesplan. See xbox.com/ game-pass.
Aura Creator is a powerful lighting editor that lets you craft complex RGB effects from the ground up. An easy-to-use interface allows you to personalize preloaded lighting effects, layer and transition them to perfection, and activate them across a full array of Aura Sync devices. Create custom RGB lighting and let your personality shine.
ROG GameFirst VI technology maximizes throughput for your game! It prioritizes network packets to increase bandwidth for online gaming and streaming that need it the most. Auto mode prioritizes applications automatically, while Manual mode lets you categorize programs and prioritize them yourself. In addition, ROG First ensures ROG and ASUS GT-series routers prioritize packets according to the GameFirst VI settings of your ROG laptop.
ROG GameVisual software offers six expertly tuned graphic modes designed to optimize your visual experience for specific game genres. First Person Shooter (FPS) mode, for example, enhances visibility in dark environments, allowing you to get the drop on any enemies lurking in the shadows. Use GameVisual to get the best experience for every game in your library.
Sonic Studio III
Sonic Studio III supports all of your in-game audio needs. Its main control panel offers manual customizations as well as access to five specially tuned audio modes for different game types. Enhanced noise cancellation, voice-volume stabilization, and echo cancellation for recording give you clearer audio transmission for team voice chat and streaming.
Automatic switching between Silent, Performance, and Turbo modes is just the beginning for Scenario Profiles. You can also define application-specific preferences for other vital system settings, like the lighting configuration, whether the Windows key or touchpad are enabled, and which GameFirst V and Sonic Studio III profile to use. Armoury Crate makes adjustments in an instant to best fit the task at hand, and you can configure each profile exactly how you want.
Pick up the free Armoury Crate mobile app for Android or iOS to easily access your settings without interrupting your game! Available now on both Google Play™ and the App Store.