ASUS today launched a new lineup for its flagship Republic of Gamers (ROG) series in India at starting price of Rs 82,490.
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Asus has unveiled a total of six new ROG series gaming machines, comprising two gaming grade desktops with refined aesthetics and four high performance notebooks. Precisely speaking the ROG lineup of devices include the ROG G20 and ROG GT51 gaming desktops and ROG G501VW, ROG G551VW, ROG G752VY, ROG GL552VW high-performance gaming notebooks. These powerful gaming machines are endowed by a quad core 6th Gen Intel core i7 and NVIDIA GeForce GTXTM 900 series graphics.
Elaborating further on the launch and the gaming industry, Peter Chang, Regional Head - South Asia & Country Manager - System Business Group - ASUS India, said, "Gaming technology is always evolving as a gaming enthusiast is always looking for upgrading or enhancing their systems. Today, along with high performance and graphics, gamers also want their machines to be portable and light-weight. With our new ROG series launch, we have tried our best to cater to the demands of all the gaming segments i.e. from entry and mainstream levels to professional gaming. It has always been our endeavor to provide the best gaming experience to the users and ultimately help the gaming industry in India to thrive"
Asus ROG G752VY High Performance Gaming Laptop
The Asus G752VY is the top of the line gaming laptop from the Taiwanese company that aims to take on the likes of the Acer Predator, Dell, Alienware etc. The Asus G752VY comes with an all new design finished in Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper color scheme.
With a 6th-generation Intel Skylake Core i7 processor, up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, and the latest NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 980m graphics under the hood, Asus ROG G752VY is expected to deliver exceptional gaming performance. It even features the ROG-exclusive mobile 3D Vapor Chamber for increased cooling performance, and a backlit anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise command and control in battle.
Asus ROG G501VW Ultraportable Laptop
Asus ROG G501VW is an all new ultraportable ROG series laptop that comes in a 20.6 mm slim metallic design. As expected it is decently light too at just 2.06kg. This ultraportable laptop come with 4K/UHD IPS panel with 178 degree viewing angle upfront and an upgraded Hyper Cool technology.
Under the hood, the devices pack some serious hardware NVidia GTX 960M graphics with blazing fast 4GB GDDR5 graphics memory, 16GB ultrafast DDR4 system memory and up to a next gen 512GB PCIe Gen 3x4 SSD giving you speeds up to 2Gbits/s. Apart from that the ultraportable laptop comes equipped with Asus SonicMaster and ROG Audio Wizard for an enhanced audio experience. The laptop is expected to go on sale starting April at a price of Rs 95,490.
Asus ROG GT51 High End Gaming Desktop
Asus ROG GT51, winner of a 2016 CES Innovation Award in the Gaming and Virtual Reality category, is powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core i7-6700K processor and supports up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN X (2-way SLI) for the performance to run games across three 4K monitors. Besides that, there is a ROG Turbo Gear that lets users maximize GT51's full overclocking potential with just one click. There is also an ASUS-exclusive Aegis II application that helps monitor system parameters.
In addition, a USB 3.1 Type-C port on its front panel provides data transmission speeds of up to 10Gbps and is able to quick-charge mobile devices. Asus ROG GT51 features the exclusive ROG Band to let users activate Shadow Drive - a hidden hard drive space - or overclock GT51 as well. Asus GT51 also has an internal cooling system with a dedicated air tunnel that takes advantage of natural convection to ensure efficient heat management during marathon gaming sessions. It has an aggressively designed ATX chassis with an Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper finish, a transparent side window, and customizable lighting effects that showcase up to 8 million colors. As expected the Asus ROG GT51 comes at a remarkably high price tag of Rs 3,25,900.
Asus ROG G20CB High Gaming Desktop
The Asus ROG G20CB is a powerful, compact, console-sized 9.5-liter gaming desktop with refined aesthetics priced at Rs 1,22,990. Along with 2.5" and 3.5" slots for SSDs and HDDs, the G20 supports the latest M.2 PCie Gen 3x4 SSD which gives you data access speed of up to 2Gbits/s - four times faster than SATA SSDs. With up to an NVidia GTX 980, the G20 is suited for surround displays or for 2K or 4K monitors. It also includes exclusive ASUS ROG Aegis II software with GameAlive for instant gameplay recording, editing, and streaming, and GameFirst III for network traffic management.
Asus ROG G551VW Laptop
The Asus ROG G551VW is an all new gaming laptop with enthusiast grade graphics and silent cooling system. It features a 4K IPS panel with 178-degree viewing angles which engrosses players in the game. This is clubbed with ASUS SonicMaster and ROG AudioWizard enhanced audio. Its efficient thermal management system works silently in the background to give you uninterrupted marathon gaming sessions. The Asus ROG G551VW is power packed laptop with 4GB DDR5 NVidia GTX 960M graphics, 16GB ultrafast system memory, a 1TB of storage and 128 GB SSD. The laptop is priced at Rs 1,00,490 and is expected to go on sale soon.
Asus ROG GL552VW Laptop
On the other hand, the Asus ROG GL552VW is targeted at users who desire powerful notebooks with high performance gaming grade hardware in a stylish and compact package. Following the ROG design theme, the design of ROG GL552VW is inspired by the F22 Stealth fighter aircraft. Apart from all new metallic design with a backlit ROG logo that goes in line with the Republic of Gamers theme, the interior has also been upgraded to a new level.
Under the hood, the laptop sports a quad core 6th Gen Intel Skylake Core i7 chip along with 4GB of DDR5 NVidia GTX 960M. This is clubbed with 16GB ultrafast system memory, 1TB HDD and 128 GB SSD. It's worth noting that the Asus ROG GL552VW is the cheapest among the new ROG series machines at price of Rs 82,490.