Asus ROG GL552VW DH71 & DH74 15.6″ Gaming Laptop (GeForce GTX 960M GPU, Intel i7 Quad CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Metallic)

Asus ROG GL552VW DH71 & DH74 15.6" Gaming Laptop (GeForce GTX 960M GPU, Intel i7 Quad CPU, 16GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD / 256GB SSD, Metallic)

The Asus ROG GL552VW, with its GL552VW-DH71 and GL552VW-DH74 versions, is yet another 15.6-inch gaming laptop. With its specs it doesn’t stand out from the crowd of similar sub-$1,000 gaming notebooks, such as the Dell 7559, HP Pavilion 15t-ak000, or Lenovo Y700. It has Full HD display resolution, IPS wide viewing angle technology, the mid-range Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M dedicated video card, Intel’s high-performance Core i7-6700HQ quad core processor, and generous DDR4-type system memory of 16 Gigabytes. The GL552VW-DH71 comes with 2GB of video memory on the GeForce GTX 960M GPU and a 1-Terabyte hard drive spinning at 7,200 rpm. On the other side, the GTX 960M of the GL552VW-DH74 includes 4GB VRAM and the laptop additionally features a 128GB solid state drive besides the 1TB HDD.

Asus ROG GL552VW-DH71 / GL552VW-DH74

As expected, the Asus ROG GL552VW-DH71 does have backlight beneath its chiclet-style keyboard keys. The notebook also includes a built-in DVD writer optical drive, stereo speakers, a 720p web camera, 802.11AC Wi-Fi wireless and Ethernet LAN wired Internet and LAN connections, HDMI video output, three USB 3.0 ports, one new USB-C type port, a memory card reader, and a combo audio jack.

The included 48 WHr battery is able to provide up to five hours of run time on a single charge, according to Asus.

Outwardly, the 5.6-pound GL552VW-DH71 with a 1.3″ thick profile has a design inspired by the F22 Stealth fighter and sports a brushed aluminum display lid.

Specifications of the Asus ROG GL552VW-DH71 GL552VW-DH74

Here's the specs sheet of the Asus ROG GL552VW-DH71 GL552VW-DH74. For comparison against other devices click on the "Compare Specs" button below.



Screen Size


Screen Resolution

1920×1080 pixels (Full HD)



Other Display Specs

Anti-glare coating
IPS display tech (wide viewing angles)

Processor (CPU)

Intel Core i7-6700HQ 6th Gen Skylake quad-core 2.6-3.5GHz 6MB cache (~8,000 PassMark CPU benchmark points)

Graphics (GPU)

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 2GB GDDR5 Dedicated Video Card
Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M 4GB GDDR5 Dedicated Video Card

System Memory (RAM)



1000GB (1TB) HDD
1000GB (1TB) HDD + 128GB SSD

DVD Optical Drive

DVD writer


Backlit keyboard with numeric pad
Multi-touch trackpad with integrated buttons

Speakers and Audio

Stereo speakers
Combo microphone and headphones audio jack





Ethernet LAN


3G - 4G Mobile Broadband





1 x USB-C
2 x USB 3.0 + 1 x USB 2.0

Video Ports

1 x HDMI

Media Card Reader

Yes (SD card reader)


“Up to 5 hours” of battery life
4-cell 48 WHr


5.6 pounds







Windows Version

Windows 10 Home



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