New Delhi, India, 3 April-2018 — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced their next generation gaming lineup, powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processors.
- New gaming products, including the ROG Zephyrus M laptop and ROG Huracan desktop, are now powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core processors
- All 8th Generation Intel Core-powered products feature Aura Sync technology for gamers to customize lighting to their own preference
- ROG Zephyrus M is the world’s slimmest gaming laptop to use NVIDIA GeForce 1070 graphics and an 8th Generation Intel processor
Products powered by the new processors include the ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI), ROG G703, ROG Strix SCAR Edition, ROG Strix Hero Edition, and ROG Strix GL503 laptops, and the ROG Strix GL12 desktop. All products powered by the 8th Generation Intel Core processors feature Aura Sync technology for gamers to customize lighting to suit their own preferences.
ROG Zephyrus M (GM501)
ROG Zephyrus M provides users with gaming-desktop levels of performance in a compact package. As well as being the world’s slimmest gaming laptop powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core CPU and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics, it’s also the first such laptop to feature an IPS-level display with a superfast 144Hz refresh rate and ultra-responsive 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time. The patented ROG Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) and 12-volt anti-dust fans ensure its high-performance CPU and GPU stay cool during long gaming sessions.
Zephyrus M also features exclusive software that allows users to switch GPU modes according to the task at hand.
ROG Huracan (G21)
ROG Huracan is powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for extreme gaming performance. It features a patented magnetically-secured side cover that can be opened to increase airflow to boost CPU and GPU cooling performance, and activate special Aura lighting effects. Huracan has a 2.5-inch hot-swap bay for an SSD, and a slide-open chassis design that makes it easy to maintain and upgrade components. An ESS Sabre DAC and amplifier on the front audio jack provide high-definition sound. In addition, gamers can use Aura Sync to synchronize light effects with other Aura Sync-compatible products.
ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI)
ROG Zephyrus is the world’s slimmest gaming laptop that’s powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Max-Q) graphics. The 15.6-inch Zephyrus features an ultra slim profile and incorporates the ROG-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) — a specially designed cooling system that also includes Anti-Dust Cooling and Fan Over boost technologies. It has an IPS-level panel with a 144Hz refresh rate & 3ms response time with 100% sRGB color gamut and NVIDIA G-SYNC for flawless gaming visuals.
ROG G703 is powered by a factory-overclocked 8th Generation Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for unmatched gaming performance & is the first gaming laptop to power 8th Gen i9 processor. It has a 17.3-inch FHD IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms GTG response time, NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, and anti-glare coating. It also supports HyperDrive Extreme storage that uses exclusive technology to provide gamers with RAID 0 SSD speeds of up to 8700MB/s which is the fastest ever found in any laptop.
ROG Strix SCAR Edition
ROG Strix SCAR Edition is designed to give gamers a competitive edge in FPS esports titles like Counter-Strike®, Overwatch®, and Team Fortress® 2. This gaming laptop is powered by up to the latest 8th Generation Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce 10-Series graphics, and features an IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for supersmooth visuals. Strix SCAR Edition also has a desktop-style keyboard with Aura Sync, N-key rollover, and fast-actuating keys.
ROG Strix Hero Edition
ROG Strix Hero Edition is designed to give gamers a competitive edge in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends® and Dota® 2, as well as RTS and RPG titles. This gaming laptop is powered by up to the latest 8th Generation Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce
10-Series graphics, and features a 120Hz display with wide-view technology and a 130% sRGB color gamut. Strix SCAR Edition also has a desktop-style keyboard with Aura Sync, N-key rollover, and a 20-million-key-press lifespan.
ROG Strix GL503
ROG Strix GL503 is designed for esports gaming and is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics. It features the patented Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system that expels harmful dust particles and dirt from the system to improve stability and durability. It includes Aura Sync technology so gamers can customize and sync light effects with compatible gaming mice, headsets, and other peripherals.
ROG Strix GL12
ROG Strix GL12 is powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. This gaming desktop has a striking, unconventional design and features an esports-ready hot-swap bay for a 2.5-inch SSD that allows gamers to remove and replace the drive in seconds, all without having to shut down the system.
Availability & Pricing
ASUS ROG new 8th Gen gaming systems will be available from Q2 in India at online & AES Stores. Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.