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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 reviews of EVGA SC17. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the screen and design. The portability and durability also get good opinions. There are some mixed reviews about the keyboard and performance. The image quality and connectivity get critical reviews.

usability, durability, portability, design, screen

touchpad, battery, sound, connectivity, image quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the EVGA SC17 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Allen Ngo (

EVGA SC17 GTX 1070 Notebook Review


More power, same features. The impressive overclock-ready SC17 is now officially on the Pascal train, but its continuing lack of features puts the notebook at a disadvantage in the 17-inch gaming category.

relatively thin for a notebook with GTX 1070 graphics ; sleek and very strong chassis design ; 4K UHD matte w/ full sRGB coverage ; overclockable CPU and GPU

barebones; few hardware options and connectivity features ; moderate ghosting when gaming; slow response times ; only 2x internal storage bays; no RAID ; system fans are always active ; touchpad with poor feedback ; no dedicated auxiliary keys ; short...

The original SC17 with GTX 980M stood out for its focus on overclocking while providing a very solid platform that's much more portable than an equivalent GT72, G752, or Clevo barebone. Now that most major gaming manufacturers have updated their...

Nov, 2016

Expert review by : Allen Ngo (

EVGA SC17 Xotic PC Edition Notebook Review


New contender. EVGA shows the gaming notebook market how it's done with the excellent SC17. If first impressions are everything, then the SC17 is already hitting the ground running at full speed.

very dense base and rigid lid; excellent quality and refined workmanship ; Excellent performance, no throttling under stock speeds ; bright display backlight; complete sRGB coverage ; Excellent keyboard with good travel and feedback ; easy overclocking...

slight backlight bleeding; slight graininess from matte panel ; no G-Sync for native display; no touchscreen options ; only 2x internal storage bays; no RAID options yet ; fans never idle and tend to pulsate when gaming ; only 2x USB 3.0 Type-A ports;...

The SC17 is an almost perfect foundation for EVGA to improve upon and build additional sizes and SKUs if the manufacturer wishes to expand its lineup. The quality, design, and performance of the notebook are everything Razer and Aorus are striving for,...

May, 2016

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