The Pinnacle of Performance:
Experience unrivaled dominance on the battlefield with the brand-new ROG Strix SCAR 18, designed for Windows 11 Pro. Unveiling an expansive 18-inch display, the SCAR lineup introduces enhanced visibility, allowing you to perceive your adversaries with unprecedented clarity. Powered by the formidable 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13980HX processor and equipped with the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU featuring a maximum TGP of 175W, the SCAR 18 effortlessly handles even the most demanding games. It incorporates a dedicated MUX Switch with NVIDIA Advanced Optimus support, granting you seamless access to the full potential of your GPU during gaming sessions. Accommodating up to 64GB of lightning-fast DDR5 RAM and offering a capacious storage capacity of up to 4TB through PCIe Gen4x4, the SCAR 18 excels at simultaneous gaming, streaming, and content creation, effortlessly tackling each task with ease. If you seek the ultimate gaming laptop, your search ends with the incomparable Strix SCAR 18.
Power, meet efficiency:
Effortlessly tackle any game or project with the Intel® Core™ i9-13980HX processor, meticulously engineered for Windows 11 and boasting a maximum 65W TDP. Its hybrid architecture, purpose-built for the latest operating system, combines 8 high-performance cores and 16 efficient cores, delivering flawless AAA gaming experiences and seamless streaming capabilities.
Harness the full potential of your GPU’s performance with the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU, featuring top-tier components such as NVIDIA DLSS 3, the ultra-efficient Ada Lovelace architecture, and Max-Q Technologies. With a maximum TGP of 175W and Dynamic Boost, this GPU is unleashed to deliver unparalleled power and efficiency.
NVIDIA® Advanced Optimus:
Experience seamless performance enhancement with the inclusion of NVIDIA® Advanced Optimus in this laptop. Equipped with a MUX switch, it intelligently directs frames from the discrete GPU directly to the display, bypassing integrated graphics. This optimized pathing results in a remarkable 5-10% performance boost compared to systems without a MUX switch, ensuring an unparalleled gaming experience without any manual intervention. Moreover, this automatic switching mechanism intelligently preserves your laptop’s battery life by dynamically transitioning between the high-power discrete GPU and the lower-power integrated GPU. Regardless of your task, your laptop effortlessly transitions to the most optimized mode, requiring no effort on your part.
Blazing Fast DDR5 Memory:
Experience a significant leap in performance with the cutting-edge DDR5 standard, providing an impressive clock speed of 4800MHz. Compared to machines equipped with DDR4 memory, this DDR5 technology delivers write times that are 50% faster. The result is an ultra-responsive laptop that feels exceptionally snappy across all activities, whether you’re immersed in intense gaming sessions or simply browsing the web.
Better. Faster. Stronger.
Approach even the most demanding projects with unwavering confidence, courtesy of a PCIE Gen4 SSD meticulously configured in RAID 0. Boasting an astounding raw throughput of up to 7000MB/s, this setup ensures lightning-fast loading times for massive files and intricate game worlds. Experience the remarkable speed that brings files and game environments to life in the blink of an eye.
AI-Powered Performance and Lifelike Graphics:
Unlock a revolutionary leap in performance for both gaming and creative applications with the AI-powered DLSS 3 technology, delivering unprecedented levels of visual fidelity. Experience lifelike virtual worlds with the immersive realism of full ray tracing, transforming your gaming and creative endeavors into extraordinary and visually stunning experiences.
Accelerate Your Ideas:
Elevate your creative projects to new heights with the powerful NVIDIA Studio platform. Unleash the potential of RTX and AI acceleration in leading creative applications, empowering you to achieve remarkable results. Benefit from the stability offered by NVIDIA Studio drivers, ensuring a reliable and optimized experience. Additionally, leverage a collection of exclusive tools specifically designed to accelerate and streamline your creative workflow, allowing you to bring your artistic vision to life with exceptional efficiency.
Optimized Power and Performance:
Experience the cutting-edge NVIDIA Max-Q technology, a comprehensive suite of AI-powered features meticulously designed to optimize your system for unparalleled efficiency. This results in astonishingly fast laptops that are remarkably slim, operate quietly, and boast incredible battery life. Enjoy the perfect balance of high-performance computing and exceptional portability, thanks to the remarkable advancements brought forth by NVIDIA Max-Q.
Game. Stream. Create.
Designed with gamers and game developers in mind, the SCAR series is purpose-built to cater to your needs. The Strix SCAR 18 goes beyond gaming by empowering you to unleash your creativity and explore game development. Supporting the latest game engines, this laptop provides you with the platform to bring your imaginative ideas to life and create the next big game. Whether you’re a digital artist, streamer, video editor, or delve into animation and game development, the Strix SCAR 18 offers the exceptional processing power you require. With up to an Intel® Core™ i9 processor and an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 40 Series Laptop GPU, handling complex projects on popular development tools like Unity and Autodesk becomes a breeze. Are you ready to showcase your skills and design the battlefield of the future? The Strix SCAR 18 has everything you need to rise to the challenge.
ROG Intelligent Cooling:
To accommodate the formidable power of its components, the Strix SCAR 18 has undergone a complete redesign of its chassis and motherboard. The introduction of a new full-width heatsink allows for enhanced cooling efficiency, as the copper fins have been strategically positioned even closer to the exhaust vents. This unique heatsink comprises three distinct sections that envelop the motherboard, boasting densely packed fins. In total, it offers an impressive surface area of 195,509mm², marking an 82.5% increase compared to its predecessor, the 2022 Strix SCAR 17. This innovative design optimizes the airflow within the machine, facilitating the swift escape of hot air and significantly improving overall cooling performance.
Distinguishing itself from typical gaming laptops, the SCAR 18 surpasses expectations by incorporating a groundbreaking cooling system. While most laptops rely on a dual fan setup, the SCAR 18 takes it a step further with the inclusion of a third fan, specifically dedicated to cooling the GPU and VRAM. Complemented by a remarkable configuration of seven heatpipes and the application of Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal on both the CPU and GPU, the cooling system of the SCAR 18 stands as a testament to exceptional engineering. This innovative design ensures efficient heat dissipation, allowing the laptop to maintain optimal performance even during demanding gaming sessions.
Embrace the versatility of the SCAR 18’s advanced Scenario Profiles, which go beyond the standard Silent, Performance, and Turbo modes. These profiles enable your system to seamlessly transition between different modes based on the specific application you’re using, along with other essential system settings. Experience the convenience of automatic switching between lighting configurations, the disabling of the Windows key and touchpad during gaming sessions, and the ability to automate various aspects according to your preferences. With the intuitive Armoury Crate software, adjustments are made instantly to perfectly align with the task at hand, allowing for an optimized and personalized experience.
In order to ensure optimal airflow, we have implemented a redesigned exhaust system in the SCAR 18. With the goal of achieving the best possible flow, the entire rear of the machine has been transformed into an exhaust vent. Additionally, the SCAR 18 retains its side vents, providing ample opportunities for the expulsion of hot air from the system. To further enhance the cooling process, we have relocated the heatsinks closer to the vents themselves, enabling hot air to follow a direct and unobstructed path out of the machine, effectively preventing any recirculation. This meticulous design guarantees efficient heat dissipation and allows for consistent performance during intensive usage.
The SCAR 18 has 414 heatsink fins, each covered with ultra-thin copper fins that are only 0.1mm thick. This results in higher density and lower drag with a total surface area of 195,509 mm², 82.5% more than the 2022 SCAR 17. This all-copper construction continues with a new full-width construction that is twice as large. Traditional radiators covered the entire rear of the car.
At the heart of every great laptop is a great cooling solution built into it. Our new Tri-Fan technology channels air through precisely-tuned case cutouts, directing airflow directly to internal components to keep them cool in all conditions. A third additional fan also directs excess heat from the GPU to the heatsink to help keep your computer cool during video rendering and long gaming sessions.
Conductonaut Extreme Liquid Metal:
Starting in 2022, select ROG models will feature Thermal Grizzly’s latest Conductonaut Extreme technology, which further improves heat transfer in liquid metal. Compared to traditional thermal pastes, this indium-gallium compound provides up to 17x higher conductivity, lowering CPU and GPU temperatures by up to 15 degrees. Exclusively used by ROG, this material provides the best heat transfer in your laptop.
Up to 7 comprehensive heatpipes:
The Strix SCAR 18’s comprehensive thermal design includes an extended heat spreader that absorbs heat from the CPU, GPU, VRAM and VRM. With 7 heatpipes and increased overall motherboard coverage from 29% to 33% over the previous generation, this all-in-one cooling solution helps maintain and improve overall system performance, reliability and longevity.
0dB Ambient Cooling:
Enjoy truly silent cooling even under light workloads with 0dB technology. In silent mode, the cooling system turns off all fans during routine passive heat dissipation operations. This allows you to focus on your work and completely immerse yourself in watching movies without any distractions. The fans will automatically turn back on when the CPU or GPU heats up.
First introduced on the Zephyrus G14, the ROG Strix SCAR 18 features a dust filter in the intake port. Dust and fibers can build up inside your device, trapping heat and degrading performance over time. Filters keep dust out and allow your CPU and GPU to breathe easier, ensuring years of consistent, trouble-free performance.
0.1mm ultra thin fin:
Thermal energy is dissipated by four heatsinks, each covered with ultra-thin copper fins that are only 0.1mm thick. These fins are half the size of common solvents, resulting in higher heat dissipation density, less air resistance, and smoother flow. With up to 414 heatsink fins on a total surface area of 195,509mm², heat is removed from the system incredibly efficiently, allowing components to heat up longer.
During long gaming sessions, internal components can heat up and the keyboard may feel warm to the touch. To keep your fingers cool, small holes around the WASD keys allow fans to draw cool air into the case from the top.
incredible Nebula display:
Immerse yourself in an unparalleled visual experience with the extraordinary Nebula display featured in the SCAR 18, designed to meet the demands of discerning gamers. Boasting a remarkable 240Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 coverage, and an astonishing brightness of 500 nits, this display delivers stunning image clarity and motion fluidity during gameplay. The 18-inch, 16:10 aspect ratio QHD panel enhances visual depth with its exceptional black levels, making content come to life with captivating realism, whether you’re watching a movie or engaging in fast-paced arena shooters. Additionally, the SCAR 18 offers an alternative Full HD 165Hz panel option, ensuring fantastic color reproduction, Dolby Vision support, Adaptive-Sync compatibility, and an impressive 89% screen-to-body ratio, all contributing to an exceptional gaming and viewing experience.
Dolby Vision® Technology:
Dolby Vision elevates the visual quality of media, enhancing each scene and frame for a superior viewing experience. This advanced technology goes beyond standard 4K high dynamic range (HDR) video, dynamically adjusting visuals to enrich every image, making it more vibrant, brighter, and captivating. Whether you’re streaming, editing videos, or creating content, Dolby Vision allows creators to work with a format widely used by industry professionals, ensuring their creations deliver exceptional visual impact and fidelity.
Pantone® Color Validation:
The SCAR 18’s IPS-level displays undergo meticulous factory calibration, guaranteeing accurate color representation aligned with the Pantone® palette. This precision ensures that artists, designers, and content creators can confidently showcase high-quality content in their portfolios. Additionally, gamers can indulge in visually stunning gameplay, benefiting from richer and more immersive visuals, all on a single machine. The SCAR 18 caters to both creative professionals and gaming enthusiasts, delivering exceptional display quality across various use cases.
100% DCI-P3 Color Coverage:
Although the sRGB color space is the standard for most digital images, it only makes up about 75% of the DCI-P3 spectrum used in professional film production. DCI-P3 full-screen monitors offer a wide range of colors for more vivid images, allowing you to watch movies and other media the way they were meant to be viewed.
Nothing kills the immersion in a game like stuttering and tears. GPUs render frames at a variable rate, but they are usually updated at a constant clip, which can get out of sync and introduce visual glitches and artifacts that distract from the action. With NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, your display’s refresh rate is synchronized with your GPU’s frame rate to eliminate tearing, reduce stuttering, and reduce input lag. Get ready to experience gameplay that feels more natural than ever.
TÜV Rheinland Certification:
Displays emit light in a broad spectrum, which unfortunately includes unwanted wavelengths. Nebula Display protects your eyes by reducing blue light before it leaves the screen, helping prevent eye strain during long gaming sessions or content creation.
Designed to Win Built for Victory:
Republic of Gamers was founded by people who love video games. Every aspect of ROG’s design comes first and foremost from gamers, from body design to lighting integration, software control and macro functionality. These ROG-exclusive design features not only give you a competitive edge, but they also ensure you don’t blend in with the crowd.
Whether you’re tweaking settings, controlling temperatures, or tinkering with your laptop, Armory Crate is your control center. Real-time monitoring lets you see what your GPU, CPU, and memory are doing. Customize RGB for each game with Aura Sync. Fan and power profiles let you change your laptop’s acoustics, power delivery and thermal performance on the go. And special game offers keep your library on top.
Armory Crate’s performance mode goes beyond just a fun curve, transforming your rig from a quiet, powerful web browser into a full-blown gaming battle royale with maximum power. If you want even more control, manual mode removes all restrictions and allows you to create your own profile to match your exact needs. See Performance Modes for more information.
Armory Crate also supports full customization of custom hotkeys. By default, it acts as a volume control, mic mute, and quick-launch Armory Crate, but with a few tweaks, it works just fine. Create hot-swappable function keys according to your needs, macros for complex button combinations, or shortcut buttons for the application of your choice. Make your device special for you.
Customize the RGB lighting of your Aura-compatible peripherals to match your gaming style. The easy-to-use Aura Core control panel allows you to change various lighting and color effects. In addition to switching between preset lighting modes, you can also enable Aura Sync to match colors and effects across multiple devices.
This new feature in Armory Crate 5.0 allows you to sync your animated desktop background with your laptop’s RGB lighting. Choose from a variety of ROG wallpapers and RGB effects to give your system a perfectly unified look. Additional wallpapers can be downloaded directly from the Armory Crate and the application can be easily controlled from the Windows system tray.
Automatic switching between Silent, Performance and Turbo modes is just the beginning of Scenario Profiles. You can also specify application settings for other important system settings such as lighting configuration, whether the Windows key or touchpad is enabled, and which GameFirst VI and Sonic Studio III profile to use. The Armory Crate can be instantly adjusted to best suit the task at hand, and each profile can be customized to your liking.
Press the Attack:
Because the difference between victory and defeat can be at the touch of a button, SCAR 18 features a professional esports keyboard designed to ensure victory. The durable Strix SCAR keyboard is rated to withstand over 20 million keystrokes, and n-key rollover ensures the system never misses a command, even when multiple keys are pressed simultaneously. SCAR has a full-size keyboard with dedicated media controls and customizable hotkeys, which default to Volume and Armory Crate controls, but can be assigned to other functions and macros. And with per-key RGB customization and full Aura Sync customization, SCAR’s look will always match your mood.
Gaming-specific hotkeys are located in the top left of the keyboard for quick access to mute, mic, play mode, and Armory drawer controls. They are also fully customizable and can be programmed to launch applications, assigned as function keys, or used as macros. Strix SCAR has everything you need to win.
Exclusive ROG Overstroke technology records keystrokes early for a more responsive experience in serious gaming and work. Starting sooner means faster, easier typing, and greater accuracy.
Large touch pad:
Enhance everyday comfort and usability with the SCAR 18’s touchpad, now 10% larger than before. The touchpad has been further upgraded with a sleek glass coating, providing a premium feel to your interactions. With the increased surface area, you’ll experience improved precision, allowing for more accurate hand movements and effortless navigation. Enjoy a heightened level of comfort and control as you effortlessly glide across the touchpad, making gestures and interactions a seamless and enjoyable experience.
The 2023 Strix SCAR 18 remains true to the unmistakable style of ROG, exuding a striking visual presence. Its sleek chassis design, complemented by distinctive RGB accents, creates an aura of gaming prowess that sets it apart from the rest. Adding to its captivating aesthetics, the Strix SCAR now introduces a rear glow RGB panel, which, when combined with the per-key RGB illumination on the keyboard and the light bar, transforms the laptop into a radiant beacon of gaming power, captivating attention from every angle. Experience a laptop that not only delivers outstanding performance but also embodies the dynamic and immersive world of gaming with its captivating design elements.
Dolby Atmos enabled speakers include 2 high frequency and 2 low frequency tweeters for authentic sound in games. Hi-Res audio lets you hear your music in the same quality as when it was recorded. Two-way AI noise reduction processes both incoming and outgoing audio to remove spurious background noise, ensuring calls, chats and broadcasts are unobstructed.
- Two-way Ai Noise Cancelation:
Advanced AI bi-directional noise reduction technology runs on the CPU, freeing up the GPU to boost frame-per-second rates. It works with any input device and downstream connection and can remove noise from both the microphone input and the input stream. Noise reduction settings can also be adjusted on a per-program basis, allowing you to exclude certain applications such as voice chat without affecting game audio you want to keep.
Quad Speakers With Dolby Atmos:
Two speakers and two subwoofers supported by an intelligent subwoofer deliver richer sound with 2.8x more bass, 3x more bass, and 3x more dynamic range than alternatives. This four speaker setup delivers immersive surround sound enhanced with Dolby Atmos technology, delivering balanced multidimensional audio across the spectrum without loss of clarity or detail.
All Day Endurance:
The Strix SCAR 18 is ready to go far. With a 90 Wh battery, you can surf the web for hours away from the wall before you need to recharge. USB Type-C charging up to 100W is supported for more flexibility on the go. When charged using the included 330W power adapter, the SCAR 18 can be charged from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes.
Modern multiplayer games require a stable internet connection. The Strix SCAR 18 is ready for the competition with a dedicated RJ45 port and the latest Wi-Fi 6E radio standard. With networks supported by Wi-Fi 6E, you can enjoy access to the latest wireless bands without interference or interference from other wireless devices in your home, and never slow down again.
When you need to connect to the big screen, a dedicated GPU powers HDMI 2.1 ports on the latest TVs and monitors, boosting total bandwidth from 18Gbps to 48Gbps, supporting content up to 4K 120Hz and 8kHz 60Hz. increase. Two USB Type-C ports offer multiple connections. One is for DisplayPort and Power Delivery and the other supports Thunderbolt 4.
Asus ROG Strix SCAR
|Asus ROG Strix SCAR 18 G834JZ-N6022W
|Intel® Core™ i9-13980HX Processor
|2.2 GHz (36M Cache, up to 5.6 GHz, 24 cores: 8 P-cores and 16 E-cores)
|32GB (16GB DDR5-4800 SO-DIMM x 2)
Max Capacity: 64GB
Support dual channel memory
|1TB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe™ M.2 Performance SSD
|NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4080 Laptop GPU
ROG Boost: 2330MHz* at 175W (2280MHz Boost Clock+50MHz OC, 150W+25W Dynamic Boost)
|ROG Nebula Display 18-inch
QHD+ 16:10 (2560 x 1600, WQXGA)
IPS-level Anti-glare display
Refresh Rate: 240Hz
Response Time: 3ms
MUX Switch + NVIDIA® Advanced Optimus
Support Dolby Vision HDR : Yes
|1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.1 FRL
2x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C support DisplayPort™ / power delivery / G-SYNC
1x 2.5G LAN port
1x Thunderbolt™ 4 support DisplayPort™ / G-SYNC
|Smart Amp Technology
AI noise-canceling technology
Built-in array microphone
4-speaker system with Smart Amplifier Technology
|720P HD camera
|Wi-Fi 6E(802.11ax) (Triple band) 2*2 + Bluetooth® 5.3 Wireless Card (*Bluetooth® version may change with OS version different.)
|Keyboard & Touchpad
|Backlit Chiclet Keyboard Per-Key RGB
|Aura Sync Light Bar
Aura Sync logo
Aura Sync Rear Glow
|Windows 11 Home
|90WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion
|ø6.0, 330W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 16.5A, 330W, Input: 100~240C AC 50/60Hz universal
TYPE-C, 100W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 5A, 100W, Input: 100~240V AC 50/60Hz universal
|39.9 x 29.4 x 2.31 ~ 3.08 cm (15.71″ x 11.57″ x 0.91″ ~ 1.21″)
|3.10 Kg (6.83 lbs)
|BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
|2 Years Warranty
Asus ROG Strix SCAR 18 G834JZ-N6022W Intel Ci9-13980HX 32GB RAM 1TB SSD GeForce RTX 4080 12GB 18-Inch 240Hz Win11 Gaming Laptop