Product code: 82714155
Explosive visuals and high-speed performance, the Republic Of Gamers GL553 laptop is built to game from morning to night. It's loaded with a dual-core 7th-generation Intel Core i5 processor, a powerful cooling systems and mind-blowing NVIDIA 10-series graphics to make the entertainment jump off the screen hour after hour.
Power to play
Intel’s 7th generation processor, codename Kaby Lake, is designed to make your laptop faster and more efficient. It’s purposely built to support Thunderbolt 3 and face-scanning cameras used for Windows Hello. Your laptop’s overall productivity will show improvement for flawless multi-tasking and playback of 4K Ultra-HD video will occur without delay or interruption.
Graphics for gaming
NVIDIA's GeForce® GTX 1050 with dedicated 4GB of memory will work to bring any game to life. It’s designed with NVIDIA’s Game Ready technology, which ensures every title, new or old, is displayed in its full glory. The GTX 10-series offers excellent power efficiency to optimise your extended gaming sessions. It features a range of impressive technologies like GameWorks technologies for fluid, life-like graphics and GeForce Experience for quick gaming optimisation. GTX 10-Series provides up to 3x the performance of previous-generation, including VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors.
The chiclet gaming keyboard is fitted with red-backlit scissor-switch keys that deliver 2.5mm of travel distance for accurate typing. The WASD keys are highlighted to let you quickly see them when you need to strike them, while the oversized space bar and isolated arrow keys for easy access to help you stay ahead of your opponents.
Keeping it cool
The GL553 features a ROG-exclusive Cooling Overboost fan system that you can adjust when you need to, so you can have it on full blast or on a low setting for optimum cooling efficiency.
- Gaming Center
- ROG Game First III
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- 3D Ready
- Accessories Included
- Audio Details
Different manufacturers use different sound systems to improve your audio experience
- Audio by ICEpower
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- Up to 4 hours
- Bluetooth Enabled
Bluetooth is a wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
- CD/DVD/Blu-ray Drive
Whether this machine can play or burn (write to) Blu-ray discs, DVDs or CDs.
- CD/DVD Read/Re-write
- Camera (front-facing)
Used for making video calls
- HD camera
- Camera (rear-facing)
A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
- H38.3 x W25.5 x D3.0cm
- LED Back-lit Full HD
- Ethernet Port
Allows a connection to a router via an ethernet cable (available separately).
- 7th Generation
- Graphics Card Series
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX
- Graphics card
A component that generates the image you see on your computer screen. More sophisticated graphics card feature memory dedicated to graphics, which is important for a gaming PC
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 (4GB)
- Graphics card type
Graphics card type
A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
- Hard Drive Model
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- 1TB + 128GB
- Illuminated Chiclet Keyboard
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Memory (RAM)
Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask. Measured in GB, More RAM will help to run games or demanding programs like video editing more efficiently.
- Memory Card Slots
Memory Card Slots
A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card. Please check that the slot type is compatible with your memory card type
- SD card reader
- Model name / number
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Operating System Filter
- Windows 10
- Operating system
Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
- Windows 10 (64 bit)
Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display. There may be different types of ports, eg. some USB ports can charge a plugged in device while the unit is in sleep mode
- 1x USB 2.0 , 2x USB 3.0, 1x USB3.1 Type C (gen 1), 1x Headphone-out and Audio-in Combo Jack ,1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert, 1x HDMI
The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run. Modern processors feature multiple cores that can adapt the speed they run at depending on the task
- Dual-Core Intel Core i5-7300HQ
- Processor Type
Also called CPU (central processing unit) is the circuitry within a computer/laptop/tablet. It carries out the basic instructions that drive a computer/laptop/tablet
- Intel Core i5
- Processor speed
Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks and often have multiple cores. Measured in GHz
- 2.5GHz to 3.1GHz with Turbo Boost
- Republic of Gamers
- Screen Resolution
Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
- 1920 x 1080 pixels
- Screen finish
A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Screen sizes (Laptops)
- 14.1" to 16"
- TV tuner card
TV tuner card
Device that receives digital free-to-air terrestrial and/or analogue television services
- Touch Screen
- Smart gesture trackpad
- USB ports
Universal Serial Bus- socket for transferring data between electronic devices. Some USB ports transfer data faster than others, or can charge and power devices at the same time
- Voice Recognition
Can be operated using spoken commands, so no need for typing, scrolling or clicking.
Unpackaged weight of the product
- Wi-Fi only
- Wireless Display
Wireless Display technology can be used to present your device's display on a compatible TV or display without using wires.
- Wireless networking
- Wi-Fi- 802.11a/c