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ASUS unveils ROG line up featuring NVIDIA GeForce RTX

Published Mar 11, 2019, 4:28 pm IST
Updated Mar 11, 2019, 4:28 pm IST
ROG Zephyrus S GX531 becomes world’s slimmest 15-inch gaming laptop.
The Zephyrus S GX531 is an ultra-slim laptop that packs high-end gaming components.
 The Zephyrus S GX531 is an ultra-slim laptop that packs high-end gaming components.

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) unveiled the latest range of gaming laptops, ROG Zephyrus S GX531, ROG Zephyrus S GX701, and ROG Strix SCAR II along with desktop GL12CX. ASUS ROG has powered the graphics of these laptops with NVIDIA GeForce RTX engines, thus yielding incredibly fast displays framed by slim bezels. Coming with features like advanced cooling and the newest updates, these laptops elevate the portable PC gaming experience, with each laptop packing a distinguished feature for the diverse needs of passionate gamers. ROG Strix SCAR and Hero will be available immediately from March 11th 2019.

ROG Zephyrus S GX531: World’s Slimmest Gaming Laptop
The Zephyrus S GX531 is an ultra-slim laptop that packs high-end gaming components. Targeting a thinner chassis, the slender exterior measures nearly 15.35~16.15mm and leverages a 15.6-inch display, featuring NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q. The low profile doesn’t scale down specifications, as GX531 is powered by the latest Intel Core i7-8750H CPU, a 144Hz refresh rate display and 3ms response time plus all the ROG essentials. This makes the smaller Zephyrus S a more focused alternative for people who prioritise portability above everything else. Lastly, with patented AAS cooling system, 12V anti-dust cooling fans, 5 heat pipes and 4 heat sinks, the laptop offers a high-performance experience.


ROG Zephyrus S GX701GX: Performance Beast in a Sleek Body
The 17-inch gaming laptop features high-end computing with up to 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processors and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 GPU in an even more compact 15-inch ultra slim chassis. It ensures a great gaming experience with 144Hz 3ms response time display and gives content creators accurate; Pantone validated colours with factory calibration and ProArt TruColor Technology. All this is packed in thin bezel design offering an 81% screen to body ratio. The S GX701GX also offers an exclusive GPU Switch that easily transitions between better gaming and longer battery life and the patented AAS cooling system sustains high performance via efficient cooling. The gaming laptop creates the perfect ambiance for gaming, with per-key RGB Lighting and Aura Sync, which also extends illumination to volume roller for quick adjustment and a glowing numpad that appears on the touchpad.

ROG Strix SCAR II - Set up for shooters
Built for the FPS side of the eSports arena, the 15.6-inch ROG Strix SCAR II is available with the same 144Hz high refresh rate and 3ms response time. Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 graphics with 8GB of VRAM give SCAR II enough horsepower to drive triple-digit frame rates in popular shooters. Latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX expands to horizons in true to life graphics with advanced Ray-Tracing Technology. Strix SCAR II is powered by the latest 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750H six-core CPU, providing 23% more performance over the previous generation. With HyperCool Pro, the gaming laptop remains cool, even in the most heated battles. Besides, packing in the ROG RangeBoost technology, Strix SCAR II offers the best Wi-Fi connectivity with single NVMe PCIex3 SSD. It is dual storage solution with SSD + SSHD which never compromises on speed and capacity. Recreating a familiar gaming experience with HyperStrike Pro Keyboard, Strix SCAR II offers four AURA RGB backlight zones, prominent WASD keys and 1.8mm key travel distance. Furthermore, the Armoury Crate with Aura Sync connects all supported RGB peripherals for a unified lighting effect.

The GX701GX-EV058T is priced at Rs  3,49,990, the GX531GW-ES009T costs Rs  2,39,990, the GL504GW-ES007T retails for Rs  2,09,990, the GL504GV-ES019T costs Rs  1,64,990 and the  GL504GV-ES034T is priced at Rs  1,64,990.

GL12CX offers the latest Intel Coffee Lake processors up to i9-9900K which are overclocked to provide the best gaming performance. It comes with up to RTX 2080 which is capable of not only pumping out the ultra-high-refresh rates that eSports demand, but also delivering smooth performance for immersive 4K HDR gaming. ROG Strix GL12CX features a hot-swap 2.5-inch SSD tray along with a customised Cooler Master MasterLiquid Pro 120 closed-loop liquid cooler that keeps CPU temperatures in check to prevent heat-induced hitches and slowdowns in performance.

The GL12CX-IN002T is priced at Rs 329,990, the GL12CS-IN009T costs Rs 219,990 and the G21CN-IN006T retails for Rs 213,990.

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