Asus today launched its 8th generation Intel chipset powered ROG lineup in India. The next generation of Asus ROG gaming machines includes models like ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI), ROG G703, ROG Strix SCAR Edition, ROG Strix Hero Edition, and ROG Strix GL503 laptops, and the ROG Strix GL12 desktop.
ROG Zephyrus M is the world’s slimmest gaming laptop powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core CPU and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics. The IPS-level display used on the ROG Zephyrus M has a superfast 144Hz refresh rate and ultra-responsive 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time, which makes it ideal for extended gaming sessions
The patented ROG Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) and 12-volt anti-dust fans further ensure that it stays cool during long gaming sessions. Users can also switch GPU modes based as per task demands.
ROG Huracan is powered by an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and 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 to facilitate easy upgrade. An ESS Sabre DAC and amplifier on the front audio jack provide high-definition sound.
ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI) has a 15.6-inch display with a 144Hz refresh rate & 3ms response time and is powered by 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Max-Q) graphics.
It has a slim profile and includes ROG-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) cooling system that also includes Anti-Dust Cooling and Fan Over boost technologies.
ROG G703 is powered by a factory-overclocked 8th Generation Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and 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 delivers RAID 0 SSD speeds of up to 8700MB/s (fastest ever for a laptop).
ROG Strix SCAR Edition and ROG Strix Hero Edition have a desktop-style keyboard with Aura Sync, N-key rollover, and a 20-million-key-press lifespan. Both machines are powered by up to the latest 8th Generation Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce 10-Series graphics.
The ROG Strix SCAR Edition is designed for FPS e-sports titles like Counter-Strike, Overwatch, and Team Fortress 2. On the other hand, the ROG Strix Hero Edition is designed for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and Dota 2, as well as RTS and RPG titles.
ROG Strix GL12 is a gaming desktop powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics. It sports a hot-swap bay for a 2.5-inch SSD that allows gamers to remove and replace the drive without shutting down the system.
All new 8TH Generation ASUS ROG Laptops will be available in India online and at AES stores starting from Q2 2018. India price will be announced later.