Asus Strix Hero GL503GE-ES73



Quick Overview

  • 15.6" FHD 120Hz

  • Intel® Coffee Lake i7-8750H

  • NVIDIA® GTX 1050Ti

  • Up to 32GB RAM

  • 128GB NVMe + 1TB SSHD

  • 3+ Hours / 5.7 lbs




Quench Your Thirst for Victory

ROG Strix GL503 provides all the necessary tools to raise your mastery of the game to the next level. Engineered with the newest Intel® Core i7 processor, up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics, and Windows 10 Pro, Strix GL503 equips you to control the competition. So gear up, stake your ground, and get ready to win!

ASUS ROG STRIX GL503 floating over a futuristic city. STRIX.
ROG Strix GL503 highlighted against a cement wall.
ROG Symbol in red ROG Symbol in red


Modern Art, in Black and Red

The all-new Strix GL503 is as sleek in appearance as it is strong in performance. Its understated, black brushed-metal cover conveys an inner focus and sophistication possessed by the most dedicated players — those who know how to keep their calm during even the most ferocious confrontations. In contrast, the deep, rich red of the thermal fin represents the blood let in search of victory, while the bold indentation and hairline-pattern finish on the lid projects Strix GL503 as a piece of modern art.

ROG Strix GL503 with highlighted Intel CPU and NVIDIA GPU popping out through the keyboard, powering the screen. NVIDIA GeForce GTX and Intel Core i7 vPro 7th Gen logos.

Superior Performance

Start your smooth gaming experience with Strix GL503! The very latest 7th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050 graphics deliver performance that’s as superior as your gaming prowess. Strix GL503 also offers up to 32GB of fast DDR4 2400MHz memory — more than enough RAM to game while streaming videos or surfing the internet!

*Specifications may vary according to configuration.

ROG Strix GL503 from side, showing slim profile and available ports.

Agile Gaming Firepower

Strix GL503 is renowned for outstanding portability and superior performance: Weighing as light as 5 lb, and with a thin 0.9” profile, Strix GL503 packs agile gaming firepower that allows you to enjoy gaming anytime and anywhere.

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ROG Strix GL503 with 178 degrees viewing angle.

Stunning Views

Strix GL503 features a brilliant wide-view panel that’s up to 50% brighter than copmeting models, and it offers a 100% sRGB color range — so it’s perfect for all game genres. Strix GL503 also comes with ROG GameVisual, an easy-to-use tool that contains six presets that apply your preferences for a variety of game genres, enhancing sharpness and color that contains six presets that apply your preferences for a variety of game genres, enhancing sharpness and color performance. You'll enjoy sharp, clear imagery with accurate, consistent color from all viewing angles — for gaming experiences that bring you closer to reality!

*Specifications may vary according to configuration.

Wide-view Panel
ROG Strix GL503 with speaker locations highlighted.

Optimized Sound Quality

Smart Amplifier Technology

Strix GL503 treats your ears to audio that you won’t forget! Built-in smart amplifier technology delivers louder in-game audio — up to 200% higher volumes — and minimizes distortion to ensure smooth operation. The system automatically monitors and reduces intensity of output to prevent potential damage from overheating or overloading.

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Top down view of ROG Strix GL503 showing fully backlit RGB Keyboard and Multi-gesture Touchpad.

Light ’em up with Aura RGB

Strix GL503 features built-in Aura RGB illumination technology, so you can fully customize the backlighting to match your gaming style or mood! The newly designed four hot keys are for in-game convenience and speedy control: With mute, volume up/down, and ROG Gaming Center buttons right where you need them, full control is at your fingertips. The keyboard features a highlighted WASD key group and anti-ghosting technology with n-key rollover to ensure that your inputs are tracked precisely, no matter how many keys are pressed; and the 0.25mm-deep keycap curve is precisely shaped for typing accuracy.

ROG Strix GL503 with fully sound detection and directed microphone array.

The Champion’s Companion

Sonic Studio & Sonic Radar

Strix GL503 includes ROG Sonic Studio software with in-game noise cancellation and voice-volume stabilization technology, to deliver clearer, louder and more enjoyable audio and chat. Sonic Radar helps gamers detect opponents through an on-screen overlay that shows the relative position of gunshots, footsteps and other in-game sound effects. With Sonic Studio and Sonic Radar, gamers enjoy high-quality in-game audio that provides a strategic advantage.

ROG Gaming Center UI display.

ROG Gaming Center

With a single press of a hot key, ROG Gaming Center enables you to see a comprehensive dashboard with loads of useful information, including CPU and GPU frequencies, voltages and temperatures. You can use the control panel to adjust CPU and GPU power consumption in real time! ROG GameFirst Ⅳ, ROG Aura Core, XSplit GameCaster, NVIDIA GeForce Experience, and ASUS Splendid software settings can easily be accessed through the Gaming Center. The Gaming Center is also available via the ROG Android app, so you can keep all controls close at hand, without disrupting gameplay.

*Specifications may vary according to configuration.

Internal view of ROG Strix GL503 fans and thermal pipes showing how they cool the CPU and GPU.

Keep Cool and Carry On

Strix GL503 features an intelligent thermal design that employs multiple heat pipes and dual fans to maximize CPU and GPU performance. This allows you to run the CPU and GPU at full speed without thermal-throttling, and it means you'll enjoy total stability during the most intense battles!

Underside of ROG Strix GL503 showing where case can be easily removed to upgrade RAM or storage.

Instant Memory Upgrade

Pushing ROG Strix GL503 even further only takes you one second! The slide-off upgrade panel could be removed by a single screw, allowing you to seamlessly enjoy a faster storage experience!

Side view of ROG Strix GL503 showing available ports. Stylized wireless ROG mouse is next to the laptop.

Cleverly Designed for Connection

Strix GL503 offers full connectivity for all your gaming needs. We’ve put frequently-used input ports where you’ll have fast access and the minimum interference — on the left-hand side. Also, four USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports is enough for VR setup, mouse and controllers. Along with HDMI 2.0 and Mini DisplayPort 1.2 ports, connecting the latest, greatest gaming peripherals with Strix GL503 is a cinch.

Simulated web nodes being connected to by ROG Strix GL503 with game playing on screen.

Faster, Wider Range Wi-Fi

Strix GL503 is engineered with 867Mbps 802.11ac 2×2 Wi-Fi for wireless speeds that are up to 6× faster than 802.11n. With two antennas supporting two simultaneous data streams, you’ll enjoy more of the high-speed bandwidth more of the time, for smoother gaming and streaming — plus increased range to roam further than ever!

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Technical Specification


Specifications are subject to change without notice.
Display: 15.6" FHD (1920*1080), matte, 120Hz (TN)
Intel® Core™ i7-8750H 2.2GHz (Turbo up to 3.9GHz)
Mobile Intel® HM370 Express Chipsets
Hard Drive & Optical Drive
Standard Hard Drive:

Standard Optical Drive:

128GB NVMe/PCIE SSD + 1TB SSHD (8GB Cache) FireCuda(Upgradeable)

No Optical Drive
External Options Available
Graphics Controller: NVIDIA® GTX 1050Ti 4GB GDDR5
Standard Memory:
Number of SODIMMS:
16GB DDR4 2666MHz (Upgradeable - 32GB Max)
Two SODIMM Sockets
Audio Features
Audio Features: 2 x Speakers
Network / Communication: 10/100/1000 Mbps
INTEL 9560 Gigabit WIFI 2x2 802.11ac Wave 2
Slots / Interface
Card Reader:

Input / Output Ports:

1 x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
1 x HDMI
1 x mini Display Port
3 x USB Type-A 3.1 (Gen1)
1 x USB Type-C 3.1 (Gen2)
1 x USB Type-A 2.0
Power System
Battery: 4-cell Li-ion, 64WHrs, 4S1P
150W AC Adapter
Output : 19.5V DC, 7.7A, 150W
Input : 100~240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
Standard Cooling:
Optional Cooling:
Copper CPU Heatsink
IC Diamond Thermal Compound
Size & Weight
15.1"(W) x 10.3"(D) x 0.9"(H)
5.7 lbs with 4 Cell Battery
Keyboard / Point Device
Point Device:
RGB (4-Zone) Keyboard
Integrated Touchpad with Scrolling Function
Additional Features
Extra Features: Built-in HD Web Camera
Operating System
Standard OS: Windows® 10 (64-bit)
(some custom drivers may be downloaded and not supplied with the system)


Manufacturer Warranty: ASUS 1-year Limited International* Hardware Warranty

1 Year Accidental Damage Protection. (Must be registered in 60 days of order. North American Only. With 1-way free shipping.
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24/7 ASUS Telephone Technical Support
Free two-way standard shipping when sending laptops in for standard warranty repair
On-line problem resolution through web interface (BIOS, Driver update)
XOTIC PC Technical Support provided on models customized with Operating System
1 Year XOTIC PC Warranty provided on customized components
Additional Warranty Options Available
*International warranties apply to select counties, please contact ASUS customer service for details
Return Policy & Warranty Terms and Conditions (More Info)

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