In the last couple of years, we had seen Asus has done quite a well when it comes to gaming series, their Republic of Gamers series has performed well, they provide good gaming experience without making the hole in your pocket. Now the latest edition to this list is Asus ROG G752VY, I can easily say it is a beast which can perform almost any task for you, I had got good 2 months to play with this beast before writing this review.
Build And Design of Asus ROG G752VY :-
I always say, Asus ROG Series is one series which has got finest design language, and Asus ROG G752 is same, trust my word, the moment I got this laptop and opened the box, I took about a half hour to admire the beauty and build quality of this device. This device is massive and heavy, it weighs around 4.4 Kg which surely means if you love portable laptops then it is not for you, it is something which will stay on your desktop all the time.
The hinge feels superb and durable, the screen can be tilted backward to about 160 degrees, the lid here does a good job to protect the display, even if you apply some pressure on the lid, you will not find any flex on screen. There is ample amount of space inside to fit your keyboard and trackpad.
All connectivity ports on this laptop are placed on either side of it, on the right side you will have power, Ethernet, Thunderbolt, two USB, one USB Type-C port and jacks for your headphones and mics. While on the left side you have two USB ports, optical drive, and SD card reader as well.
At the bottom you will find four rubber feets which not only helps this laptop to be in its place but also provide some clearance for good air flow, there is a flap at the bottom which provides access to RAM, SSD, and hard disk.
Hardware And Specs Of Asus ROG G752VY :-
When it comes to under the hood features then this beast has got all high-end specs which you might require to play any game or do any task on it, it is powered by 6th Generation, Intel Core i7-6700HQ processor along with 16GB of RAM which can be expandable up to 64GB, it has got 1TB of Hard Disk, and two 256GB SSD here and graphics are being handled by NVIDIA GeForce GTX980M which supports Nvidia’s G-SYNC technology, it has 17.3 inches Full HD display screen which provide nice viewing angles. It also comes with Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and an HD webcam
Software Of Asus ROG G752VY :-
Asus ROG G751 runs on 64 Bit Windows 10 Home right out of the box, nothing is new in terms of OS, however, company has made some tweaks like they had changed boot screen, you will find some gaming related apps pre-installed which will enhance your gaming experience.
There are lots of pre-installed apps as well like Dropbox, Office 365, Foxit Phantom PDF viewer, WPS Office, and McAfee. There is some Asus’s app as well like Sonic Suite 2 also includes Sonic Studio and it’s my favorite as well, it lets you tweak the sound which is coming out of your laptop.
Then there is GameFirst III with the help of which you can prioritize your Internet traffic, Gaming Center lets you view the speeds and temperatures of the CPU and GPUor you can customise profiles, there is a Turbo Gear feature which lets you switch between ‘Standard’, ‘Extreme’ or ‘Manual’ modes, another cool feature here is you can only light up the WASD area, I found this quite helpful while playing games.
Keyboard and Trackpad Of Asus ROG G752VY :-
Asus ROG G752VY comes with a chiclet keyboard which is placed in a well spacious area, keys are very nice to press and you will get good feedback when you will press it, it provides the nice amount of travel which makes your gaming experience more enjoyable.
This keyboard do supports three levels of backlit, if you don’t love red color then you are out of luck as backlit will be in red color. There is a ROG key which will bring up Gaming Center for you, and there are five macro keys, placed just above your keyboard and they can be tweaked to launch certain applications.
You will get ample amount of area for palm rest while typing or playing games, Asus has opted for a single trackpad, there is separation for left or right click, however, this trackpad provide nice feedback to you.
Display of Asus ROG G752VY :-
It comes with 17.3 inches IPS display screen with screen resolution of 1920×1080 pixels which is good for viewing movies or playing games, display runs at a 75Hz refresh rate which is higher than normal, and as told earlier, it supports Nvidia’s G-SYNC technology as well. It does provide nice viewing angles which allow you to watch a movie in the group.
Performance Of Asus ROG G752VY :-
Asus ROG G752VY is totally a beast and it come handle almost any task for you, there are two SSDs in it and one is used for Windows OS, which makes its booting quite fast and you won’t find any issue with OS, on the second SSD you can install app or put games to make your gaming experience fast and good.
We test HDD of this laptop and got good results, we used SiSoft Sandra 2016 and got a score of 2.24GB/s and 2.1GB/s in the sequential read and write tests.
For the benchmark, we used 3DMark Fire Strike and got a score of 8532, and on PCMark 8, we got 4232 and 3458 points for the Home and Work.
When it comes to gameplay, we played Tomb Raider (2013), Dark Souls 3, Witcher 3, GTA V, Battlefield 4 and couple of more, all games have been played in high settings, frame rate on all these games was good and apart for couple of lags we didn’t find any major issue.
A good thing here is, we didn’t find any heating issue while using this laptop, all thanks to the vapor chamber cooling system for the GPU and the dual exhaust fans placed at the rear, it’s worth to mention that this laptop uses a separate vent for throughout built-up dust in the laptop.
Final Verdict On Asus ROG G752VY :-
This Asus ROG G752VY cost you around 1.8 Lacs, which puts this laptop in the premium category, at this price tag you will get the good display, nice gaming experience, and fascinating design which makes it stand out in the crowd, and yes you have room to expand the specs of this beast.
But what makes it behind in the competition is its speakers are not that much great which you might expect from a gaming laptop, and this laptop is very bulky as well.