ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR 18 (G834JY-XS97) 18" 240Hz QHD+ WQXGA (100% DCI-P3) Gaming Laptop w / GeForce RTX 4090 16GB GDDR6 (Core i9-13980HX & Windows 11 Pro)
In StockNew1 Year USA (1 Year Global)
- Includes Free Item – $119.99 value ASUS ROG Ranger BP2500 Gaming Backpack
- Graphics Card
- RTX 4080 (12GB)RTX 4090 (16GB)
- 16" 240Hz WQXGA18" 240Hz WQXGA
- Core i9-13980HX
- Memory (RAM)
- 32GB DDR5 4800MHz
- 1TB NVMe SSD2TB NVMe SSD (RAID 0)
- Operating System
- Windows 11 Pro
The Pinnacle of Performance
Dominate the Windows 11 Pro battlefield with the all-new ROG Strix SCAR 18. Introducing a 18-inch screen to the SCAR lineup for the first time, see the enemy more clearly than ever before. Powered by a 13th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-13980HX processor and NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU with a max TGP of 175W, the SCAR 18 easily handles even the most demanding games. It also comes with a dedicated MUX Switch with support for NVIDIA Advanced Optimus, enabling you to easily harness the true power of your GPU when gaming. With support for up to 64GB of DDR5 RAM and up to 4TB of PCIe Gen4x4 storage, the SCAR 18 can easily game, stream, and create content all at the same time without breaking a sweat. For the ultimate gaming laptop, look no further than the Strix SCAR 18.
Power, meet efficiency
Power through any game or project with an Intel® Core™ i9-13980HX processor, featuring up to a 65W TDP and a hybrid architecture built from the ground up for Windows 11. With up to 8 Performance cores and 16 Efficiency cores, AAA gaming is flawless and streaming is effortless.
Top-tier components require power, especially when it comes to maximizing your GPU’s performance. Powered by NVIDIA DLSS 3, ultra-efficient Ada Lovelace arch, and Max-Q Technologies, the NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 4090 Laptop GPU is fully unleashed with a max TGP of 175W with Dynamic Boost.
Game. Stream. Create.
The SCAR series is built from the ground up for gamers — and, of course, game developers. The Strix SCAR 18 can run all of the latest game engines, enabling you to unlock your creativity and try your hand at making the next great game. Whether you’re a digital artist, streamer, video editor, or dabble with animation and game development, the Strix SCAR 18 has all the horsepower you need to take your creations to the next level. Featuring up to an Intel® Core™ i9 processor and up to an NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 40 Series Laptop GPU, complex projects on popular development tools like Unity and Autodesk render in a snap. You have what it takes to be the best on the battlefield, but are you ready to design the next one?
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To accommodate such powerful components, the Strix SCAR 18’s chassis and motherboard were both redesigned to accommodate our new full-width heatsink, while the copper fins were moved even closer to the exhaust vents for more efficient cooling. This unique heatsink is built from three different sections, surrounding the motherboard with densely packed fins for a total surface area of 195,509mm², a 82.5% increase from the 2022 Strix SCAR 17. This design maximizes the available pathing for hot air to escape the machine and drastically increases overall cooling.
Finally, most gaming laptops have a dual fan cooling system, but the SCAR 18 was able to push the performance envelope even further with the introduction of a third fan that helps keep the GPU and VRAM cool. Paired with seven heatpipes and Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal on both the CPU and GPU, the SCAR 18’s cooling system is a marvel of engineering.
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For gamers who demand the absolute best motion and image clarity, the SCAR 18 offers an incredible Nebula display with a 240Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 coverage, and a staggering 500 nits brightness for stunning gameplay. The 18-inch, 16:10 aspect ratio QHD panel provides staggeringly deep blacks for content that jumps right off the screen, whether you’re watching a movie or playing a fast-moving arena shooter. The SCAR 18 can also be equipped with a Full HD 165Hz panel, with each option offering fantastic color, Dolby Vision, Adaptive-Sync support, and an 89% screen-to-body ratio for a stellar gaming and viewing experience.
GAMING CENTRIC DESIGN
Designed to Win Built for Victory
The Republic of Gamers was built by those who love to play video games. All ROG designs come with gamers in mind, from the chassis, lighting integration, software controls, and macro functions. These ROG exclusive design features not only give you a competitive advantage, but they make sure you never blend in with the crowd.
Press the Attack
The difference between victory and defeat can be separated by a single keystroke, so the SCAR 18 has a professional esports grade keyboard designed to secure the win. Built to last, the Strix SCAR's keyboard switches are rated to last over 20 million presses, and n-key rollover guarantees your system will never miss command even if you’re pressing multiple keys at once. The SCAR has a full-sized keyboard, with dedicated media controls and dedicated hotkeys that are tuned for volume and Armoury Crate controls by default, but can be customized for different functions or macros. And with per key RGB and full Aura Sync customization, the SCAR will always have the looks to match your mood.
The 2023 Strix SCAR 18 continues to embody the distinct style of ROG. With sharp chassis designs, unique RGB accents, and a distinct gaming vibe, a Strix laptop will always stand out from the crowd. New for 2022, the Strix SCAR features a rear glow RGB panel, which paired together with per-key RGB illumination on the keyboard and the light bar make the laptop a beacon of gaming power from any angle.
Dolby Atmos-powered speakers include two tweeters and two downward firing woofers to create an authentic sound stage for your games. Hi-Res audio ensures you hear your music in the same quality it was recorded. Two Way AI Noise Cancelation processes both incoming and outgoing audio to filter any errant background noises, making sure that your calls, chats and streams come through without distraction.
All Day Endurance
The Strix SCAR 18 is ready to go the distance. Featuring a 90Wh battery, the laptop can easily browse the web for hours away from the wall before needing a recharge. For flexibility on the go, USB Type-C charging is supported up to 100W. When charging using the supplied 330W power adapter, the SCAR 18 can recharge from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes.
In modern multiplayer games, a stable internet connection is imperative. The Strix SCAR 18 is ready to join the fight with a dedicated RJ45 port, as well as the latest Wi-Fi 6E wireless standard. On Wi-Fi 6E supported networks, enjoy access to the newest wireless band, free from clutter and interference from your home’s other wireless devices, ensuring you never lag out again.
When you need to plug into the big screen, the dedicated GPU powers an HDMI 2.1 port for the latest TVs and monitors, increasing total bandwidth from 18 to 48Gbps, and supporting up to 4K 120Hz and 8K 60Hz content. Two USB Type-C ports allow for plenty of connectivity—one for DisplayPort and power delivery, and a second with Thunderbolt 4 support.
|Highlights||ASUS ROG STRIX SCAR 18 (G834JY-XS97), Intel Core i9-13980HX (2.2GHz - 5.6GHz) Processor, 18" 240Hz (3ms) QHD+ WQXGA IPS-Level (2560 x 1600) Anti-Glare 100% DCI-P3 (Bend+ 1100 nits Brightness) Display, 32GB (2x 16GB) DDR5 4800MHz Memory, 1TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD + 1TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD (RAID 0), NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 (16GB) GDDR6 Graphics Card, Microsoft Windows 11 Professional, Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) (Triple Band) 2x2 , Bluetooth 5.2, HDMI 2.1, Thunderbolt 4, Per-Key RGB Keyboard, Aura Sync Light Bar|
|Processor & Chipset|
|Processor||Intel 13th Gen Raptor Lake Core i9-13980HX Processor|
|# of Cores||24 Cores: 8 Performance-cores and 16 Efficient-cores|
|# of Threads||32|
|Clock Speed||2.2 GHz|
|Max Turbo Frequency||5.6 GHz|
|Operating System||Microsoft Windows 11 Professional|
|GPU (Graphic Accelerator)||NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 (16GB) GDDR6 Graphics Card|
ROG Boost: 2090MHz at 175W (2040MHz Boost Clock+50MHz OC, 150W+25W Dynamic Boost)
|Total Graphics Power (TGP)||Up to 175W (115W+25W Dynamic Boost)|
|Display||18" 240Hz (3ms) QHD+ WQXGA IPS-Level Anti-Glare (100% DCI-P3) Display|
MUX Switch + NVIDIA Advanced Optimus
Dolby Vision HDR
Brightness : Bend+ 1100 nits
Refresh Rate: 240Hz
Response Time: 3ms
|Resolution||QHD+ 16:10 (2560 x 1600, WQXGA)|
|Standard Memory||32GB (2x 16GB) DDR5 4800MHz|
|Hard Drive & Optical Drive|
|Hard Drive||1TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 (Performance) SSD + 1TB NVMe PCIe 4.0 (Performance) SSD [RAID 0]|
|I/O Ports||1x Thunderbolt 4 [Support DisplayPort / G-SYNC]|
1x USB 3.2 Type C (Gen 2) [Support DisplayPort / Power Delivery / G-SYNC]
2x USB 3.2 Type A (Gen 2)
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.1
1x 2.5G LAN port
|Keyboard||Backlit Chiclet Per-Key RGB Keyboard|
|Security||BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection|
Trusted Platform Module (Firmware TPM)
|Lighting||Aura Sync Light Bar|
|Webcam||720P HD Camera|
|Audio||Smart Amp Technology|
AI noise-canceling technology
Built-in array microphone
4-Speaker system with Smart Amplifier Technology
|Network & Communication|
|Network||Gigabit Ethernet LAN|
Wi-Fi 6E (802.11ax) (Triple Band) 2x2 Bluetooth 5.2
|Battery Pack||90WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion|
|AC Adapter||ø6.0, 330W AC Adapter,|
Output: 20V DC, 16.5A,
330W, Input: 100~240C AC 50/60Hz universal
|Machine Dimension||15.71" x 11.57" x 0.91" ~ 1.21" (W x D x H)|
|Warranty & Support|
|Accidental Damage Warranty||1 Year International/|
Eligible for 1YR free Domestic ADP upon registration with 1-way free shipping/
2-way FREE shipping for standard hardware warranty repair
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