Comparison of ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98) vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003)
Comparison of Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003) vs ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98)

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98) vs Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003)

Comparison summary

For performance ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 has a lot better performing processor. It also has more memory.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ has Windows 10 Pro, which is safer than Windows 10 Home that is in ROG Strix Scar 15.

For displaying graphics ROG Strix Scar 15 has a lot faster graphics card.

Book 2 has a higher resolution screen (PixelSense).

ROG Strix Scar 15 has a bigger screen.

Book 2 is cheaper.

ROG Strix Scar 15 has more SSD storage.

Compare technical specifications of ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98)
Compare technical specifications of Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003)

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98)

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003)

Compare specifications

ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98)Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ (FVH-00003)
Processor (CPU)?Central Processing Unit is the heart of a laptop and is responsible for executing programs.
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HXIntel Core i7-8650U
Memory (RAM)?Memory increases the general speed of a laptop.
64gb16gb
Graphics card (GPU)?Graphics Processing Unit calculates 3D graphics and is essential for gaming and heavy programs.
GeForce RTX 3080GeForce GTX 1060
Screen size
15.6″15″
Screen resolution
Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)PixelSense (3240 x 2160 pixels)
Weight
5.07 lbs (2.3 kg)-
Operating system (OS)
Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Pro
Hard drives
2x 2000gb SSD1000gb SSD
Amazon.com List Price
$3,755.00$3,399.00
Amazon.com Lowest New Price
$3,755.00$3,399.00
Amazon.com Lowest Used Price
$2,199.00
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Compare ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 / Microsoft Surface Book 2 15″ vs other gaming laptops:

Compare ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98) vs ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-XS98Q)
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$3,199.99
Compare ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98) vs ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-XS98Q)
ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15
G533QS-XS98Q
$3,559.00
Compare ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 (G533QS-DS98) vs Razer Blade 15 (RZ09-0409CE53-R3U1)
Razer Blade 15
RZ09-0409CE53-R3U1
$3,334.97
$3,333.00

Amazon.com description

2021 ASUS ROG Strix Scar 15 G533QS-DS98 Enthusiast (AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX, 64GB RAM, 2X 2TB NVMe SSD, RTX 3080 16GB, 15.6" FHD 300Hz 3ms, Windows 10) Gaming Notebook

Display: 15.6" 165Hz 3ms IPS-Level QHD (2560x1440) Anti-Glare Display | Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 16GB GDDR6

Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 8 Cores (3.3GHz-4.6GHz, 16MB Cache, 45+W)

RAM: 64GB (2x 32GB) DDR4 3200MHz | Hard Drive: 4TB (2x 2TB) Samsung 970 EVO Plus NVMe SSD (Seq. Read 3500MB/s, Seq. Write 3300MB/s)

OS: Microsoft Windows 10 Home (64-bit) | Warranty: 1-Year ASUS USA + Global Warranty Parts & Labor + Lifetime Tech Support from EXCaliberPC

*PROMOTION: Exclusive Gaming Bundle ($50 value). See description for more details.

Microsoft Surface Book 2 15-Inch 1TB i7 2-In-1 Laptop Bundle (16GB RAM, Detachable Touchscreen, Windows 10 Pro) 2017

1.9GHz 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8650U Quad-Core (Up to 4.2GHz)

16GB of RAM, 1TB SSD Storage, Detachable Screen Design, 17 Hour Battery Life

15 Inch (3240 x 2160 Resolution) TouchScreen Display, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU (6GB GDDR5)

SDXC Media Card Slot, USB Type-C, USB 3.0 Type-A, 802.11ac Wi-F,| Bluetooth 4.1,Windows 10 Pro (64-Bit)

Included in Surface Book 2 15 Inch 1TB i7 Bundle: Microsoft Surface Dock, Microsoft Surface Pen Platinum, USB Type-C to HDMI / VGA / DVI Adapter