The Gaming Laptop King - Asus Strix Scar III Review

  • Published: 06 June 2019
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    With a 240Hz display the Asus Strix SCAR III is a treat to game on.. but is it good enough to beat the Razer Blade and Alienware m15?

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  • Knottya Acoly
    Knottya Acoly  3 hours back

    "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best gaming laptop ** hope it helps you out too!"

    • Ekoker
      Ekoker  20 hours back

      So can you buy the laptop version with 144hz and 3ms display but instead hook it up to a monitor that has 240hz and less than 3ms response time. Will you receive on par display feedback from the monitor as you would on the higher end model laptop?

      • Hughburt08
        Hughburt08  2 days back

        lmao @ go pound sand

        • tru e
          tru e  3 days back

          no, they just couldn't fit the num pad in all the space that's left near the keyboard area.

          • machsaga
            machsaga  3 days back

            My ASUS Strix Scar III did come with a webcam bundled in the box. My region is in Asia though so it could be different elsewhere.

            • Veronica Collins
              Veronica Collins  3 days back

              "in 2019, this list helped me decide for the best gaming laptop ** hope it helps you out too!"

              • A V
                A V  4 days back

                If you use your webcam then you are an omegle jerker

                • ngor chea
                  ngor chea  5 days back

                  i don't like webcam either. no webcam is perfect for me

                  • zuldo
                    zuldo  5 days back

                    No webcam is a perk tbh

                    • Андрей Фоменко

                      Guys, torn between MSI GL75 9SD and ASUS ROG Strix G731GU, the main criterion is cooling, what do you recommend?

                      • A BEE
                        A BEE  3 days back

                        strix g

                    • JGibbles0_0
                      JGibbles0_0  6 days back

                      You can never have enough rgb

                      • Darren Goh
                        Darren Goh  1 weeks back

                        Why mine is suffering from low FPS on some games?

                        • Kenyici Ryu
                          Kenyici Ryu  1 weeks back

                          The Amazon link shows many products. Which one contributes to you?

                          • Sphinx Blair
                            Sphinx Blair  1 weeks back

                            it is the one with the Amazon ribbon on the top. It’s shipped directly from Asus so it’s less expensive and is this exact model.
                            Hope that helped!

                        • Michael Superbacker
                          Michael Superbacker  1 weeks back

                          how do gaming laptops fit the graphics card inside????

                          • cancercell1
                            cancercell1  1 weeks back

                            LOL, if the video sucked, leave hate messages at the bottom.

                            • Felix Amport
                              Felix Amport  1 weeks back

                              what webcam would you recommend buying for this laptop? I kinda need a webcam but idk what can fit on the laptop so if you’d help me out it’s greatly appreciated

                              • PhoenixDC
                                PhoenixDC  1 weeks back

                                I came here just for the coffee promo☕

                                • ツuxios
                                  ツuxios  2 weeks back


                                  • Dark Assassin
                                    Dark Assassin  2 weeks back

                                    How much core is it.

                                    • xTheMercenary
                                      xTheMercenary  2 weeks back

                                      How are the thermals for this thing?

                                      • NegativePolar
                                        NegativePolar  2 weeks back

                                        I hate how dark it is I hope I can raise the brightness

                                        • Drohan Rai
                                          Drohan Rai  2 weeks back

                                          Macbook pro 13 inch or strix 3 for video editing?

                                          • Uncle Bayek
                                            Uncle Bayek  2 weeks back

                                            Strix Scar III: has no webcam

                                            NSA: 😩😡👊💦

                                            • ___Keith___
                                              ___Keith___  2 weeks back

                                              Quick question say if I buy a gaming laptop could I hook that up to let’s say a monitor and keyboard and mouse use it kind of a pc I’d be used if keyboard and mouse for gaming but I also want to use the laptop for school!

                                              • The Vex
                                                The Vex  2 weeks back

                                                Thanks for putting a Doom Eternal spoiler in there for me. I was saving myself for the release.

                                                • Teddy M
                                                  Teddy M  2 weeks back

                                                  There you go, MSI raider with identical cpu is 3712 cinebench R20.. Not sure why you are defending this Linus.. that 2506 score is even bested by Asus' own G703 laptop with the 6 ore 9750h!

                                                  • Teddy M
                                                    Teddy M  2 weeks back

                                                    You do realise an 8 core 2506 result for CB R20 is really bad right?.. the thermals must be worse than the macbook... the current 8 core 16" macbook gets 3300.. so that's 30% faster.. i mean that's huge.. and the 15" 9880H 8 core macbook pro i recently returned got 3111.. so.. yeah.. this is performing badly as far as the cpu goes.

                                                    • Muhammad Ilhan Mikhail Mohd Nasir

                                                      and its expensive...

                                                      • Danilo B.
                                                        Danilo B.  3 weeks back

                                                        It is not the king, the screen made by Sharp and it provides less contrast and produces some artificial defects compared with 144hz VA made by AOC

                                                        • Alooy_Killer 7
                                                          Alooy_Killer 7  3 weeks back

                                                          I mean the only bad thing I can spot is that the screen is held by two pieces of plastic wouldn't that just break under any hit/pressure?

                                                          • Anon
                                                            Anon  3 weeks back

                                                            What about the MAG 15?

                                                            • Patrick
                                                              Patrick  3 weeks back

                                                              Can the keystone hide porno?

                                                              • Pixel Paranoid
                                                                Pixel Paranoid  3 weeks back

                                                                I hate webcams. I blocked mine with some tape. And it's been there for 5 years

                                                                • Mihai Petre
                                                                  Mihai Petre  3 weeks back

                                                                  Webcam? Come on, are you stil using Skype? It's not 2008 anymore nor this device is targeted for that kind of use or purpose despite being able to master daily usage like Browsing, Office, Video or Music Editing, people who will buy this won't need a camera or they have enough money to mount one.

                                                                  • Holden_1932
                                                                    Holden_1932  3 weeks back

                                                                    This or the scar 2? For price reasons

                                                                    • Aidan Wilcox
                                                                      Aidan Wilcox  3 weeks back

                                                                      The fact that it doesn’t have a webcam is DEFINITELY not a problem...and if you are going to use one, buying one separately is always better

                                                                      • Sai Kumar
                                                                        Sai Kumar  3 weeks back

                                                                        im using a tape to cover webcam in laptop so hackers cant hack it. for me this is a diamond in gold

                                                                        • Ryan Hellyer
                                                                          Ryan Hellyer  3 weeks back

                                                                          A webcam seems kinda useless on a gaming laptop. I only use those for office work.

                                                                          • Some Guy
                                                                            Some Guy  3 weeks back

                                                                            Asus laptop always heats up too much

                                                                            • Jayed-Al Sabit
                                                                              Jayed-Al Sabit  3 weeks back

                                                                              I have the Asus Rog strix hero 3. If you could review that it would be great.

                                                                              • Classic Joker
                                                                                Classic Joker  4 weeks back

                                                                                Linus has the smoothest sponsor transitions

                                                                                • Hejar Khalid
                                                                                  Hejar Khalid  4 weeks back

                                                                                  I use webcam once a year, but i still do!

                                                                                  • Omar Nader
                                                                                    Omar Nader  4 weeks back

                                                                                    fucking 240hz....

                                                                                    • Emperor Beaducwealm
                                                                                      Emperor Beaducwealm  4 weeks back

                                                                                      No webcam? This will save me about one inch of electrical tape.

                                                                                      • Viliam Beňa
                                                                                        Viliam Beňa  4 weeks back

                                                                                        Having no webcam is actually better , no privacy thing issues and let's be honest those notebooks ones are thrash , you need to buy external anyways

                                                                                        • Platonic Snail
                                                                                          Platonic Snail  4 weeks back

                                                                                          5:57 gachiGASM

                                                                                          • Giggles4692
                                                                                            Giggles4692  1 months back

                                                                                            Eurocom has the best gaming laptops because they have desktop version gpu's in their laptop.
                                                                                            All other companies use the shitty laptop version of the gpu's.

                                                                                            • Stefan Forsgren
                                                                                              Stefan Forsgren  1 months back

                                                                                              Removing the webcam was a genius move. I need this machine