Thinking of taking your gaming experience to the next level, the ASUS ROG Strix G15 series renews its catalogue of gaming laptops with models that are super complete in terms of features and powerful in terms of multitasking performance.
Having said the above, in this analysis/review/review of the Asus ROG Strix G15 G513IC-HN004, we focus on knowing the characteristics of a 15-inch gaming laptop that users highly rate, not only because of its excellent specifications but also for its adjusted price.
|Make model||Asus ROG Strix G15 G513IC-HN004|
|Dimensions||35.4 x 25.9 x 2.06 centimeters|
|Panel||IPS | Anti-glare | 15.6 inches | 144Hz | 250 nits|
|Resolution||Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|Processor||AMD Ryzen 7 4800H | 8 cores | Up to 4.20GHz|
|Graphic Controller||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 (4GB)|
|Drums||4 cells (Lithium)|
USB-A 3.2 (x3)
USB-C 3.2 | Display Port 1.4 | Power Delivery
Audio Combo Connector
This computer is designed not only to meet the demands of the most demanding gamers but also to meet the needs of those who tend to work with heavy multimedia editing and design applications.
From the outset, this model is committed to a powerful 8-core AMD Ryzen processor, NVIDIA graphics from the GeForce RTX series, a 4-zone backlit keyboard and a spectacular 144 Hz Full HD screen.
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We start in a section that stands out mainly for the solidity of a chassis made of aluminium on the cover and plastic on the rest of the surfaces, whose eclipse grey finish and backlit metallic logo make it stand out above its competitors.
The lower base is decorated with an elegant light bar that you can customize according to your tastes -via software-, and even synchronize with other gaming peripherals from the Asian firm, to create the ultimate gaming environment.
And about its dimensions, say that it is a relatively compact and easy to transport computer since its profile is at an acceptable 20 millimetres and its weight remains at about 2.1 kilograms.
Keyboard and trackpad
The work area has a QWERTY keyboard in Spanish, which, although it lacks a numeric panel, does offer a pleasant gaming experience, thanks to the short travel and correct distribution of its island keys, as well as a modern backlight system RGB in 4 zones, fully customizable by the user.
It also boasts a large touchpad and glass surface with support for touch gestures, designed to make navigation through the user interface of the operating system of your choice more comfortable.
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The Asus ROG Strix G15 G513IC-HN004 debuts with a 15.6-inch IPS screen, whose significant advantages, in favour of your gaming experience, are summed up in its thin frame, sharp Full HD resolution and excellent viewing angles.
Similarly, its fast 144 Hz refresh rate and matte surface promise to immerse you in the most frenetic action sequences, avoiding interruptions and distractions that can compromise your performance as a player.
Once inside the hardware section, we highlight the commitment to the 8-core chipset, AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, which operates at frequencies from 2.90 GHz to a maximum of 4.20 GHz, under high workload.
The consumption of this processor remains at around 45W, accompanied by an 8 MB (L3) and a 4 MB (L2) cache memory, as well as 16 virtual cores and 16 GB RAM, distributed in two 8 MB DDR4 modules. GB.
In practice, this laptop has the power to work on very demanding tasks. Among others: three-dimensional CAD design, advanced web programming, running heavy virtual machines, mathematical calculations, photo retouching and video editing.
A 512 GB solid-state drive ( SSD ) is added to the formula, designed to store all kinds of information: documents, applications, games, photos, videos and other content.
And as its buyers confirm with their first impressions, this disk stands out not only for its silent work but also for its speed in opening applications and games, rendering professional projects and transferring heavy data.
The Asus ROG Strix G15 G513IC-HN004 debuts with the high-mid-range graphics card, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050, powered by 4 GB dedicated memory (GDDR6) to smoothly run many of the most popular games of the moment.
Specifically, this graphic can move in high definition (Full HD), titles as varied as the racing simulator, Forza Horizon 5 (77 fps), the title of the acclaimed sport, Riders Republic (55 fps), the first-person shooter, Far Cry 6 (52 fps) and the survival horror, Resident Evil Village (66.6 fps).
Ports and Connectivity
As for connections, highlight the inclusion of wireless adapters, Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1, complemented by an RJ-45 network port, an HDMI 2.0b video output and a 3.5 mm headphone jack.
Additionally, 3 USB-A inputs and one reversible USB-C type are incorporated, with support for external monitors -through the DisplayPort 1.4 interface- and battery charging and compatible external devices, thanks to its compatibility with Power Delivery technology.
For the rest, the audio section has the Dolby Atmos seal and is defined by a pair of 1.5W stereo speakers, which you can complement with gaming headsets or an external speaker such as the Tronsmart T6 Plus, to enjoy a more pleasant sound.
The Asus ROG Strix G15 G513IC-HN004 has a 4-cell lithium battery, which offers a range of about 6 hours of home use (office automation and internet), being a fairly acceptable figure considering the characteristics of this laptop.