The ASUS ROG Computex 2018 live stream with the title "For Those Who Dare" from Computex is up, check it here. Asus launches its ASUS ROG WiFi router, the ROG Zen phone and the ROG series power supplies (the stream has now ended but you can still playback the presentation) below the fold.
Full listing of ROG products shown at the press event
ROG Phone is a game-changing 6-inch smartphone designed specifically for high-performance mobile gaming. With pure ROG gaming DNA at its core and powered by the world's fastest speed-binned 2.96GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 845 Mobile Platform with gaming-optimized Qualcomm Adreno 630 GPU, ROG Phone breaks every rule to go where rivals fear to tread. Its unique GameCool vapor-chamber cooling system - with detachable AeroActive Cooler for an extra cooling boost - sustains blur-free high frame rates in the heat of battle, while its no-compromise AMOLED display blends a blazing 90Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time with gorgeous HDR visuals.
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The ultra-comfortable design of ROG Phone includes unique side-mounted ports, and the enhanced, ultra-responsive game controls - including two programmable ultrasonic AirTriggers and advanced force-feedback haptics - let gamers focus all their skills on the game, giving them the edge they need for total domination. A unique range of powerful expansion accessories further enhances the ROG Phone gaming experience: the optional TwinView Dock for dual-screen handheld mode; the Mobile Desktop Dock for desktop-style gaming; and the Gamevice controller with WiGig Dock using 60GHz Wi-Fi for big-screen gaming. Other ROG Phone innovations include ASUS Aura RGB lighting and Aura Sync support, plus ASUS HyperCharge direct-charge technology for faster, safer and cooler battery charging.
ROG Rapture GT-AX11000
ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 is the world's first 10 Gigabit Wi-Fi router. With support for the latest 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard, GT-AX11000 delivers 2.53X higher data rates than any 802.11ac 4x4 router, ensuring faster connections. OFDMA support in the 802.11ax Wi-Fi standard allows multiple devices to be bundled together in each channel, increasing network efficiency by 4X and reducing latency.
ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 provides triple-level game acceleration to boost game traffic fom the device to game server. A 2.5-Gigabit gaming port prioritizes the device connected to it with 2.5X faster transmit speeds, a perfect match for motherboards with 5 Gigabit LAN. A physical button built into the router allows users to turn on and off Game Boost mode for prioritizing gaming traffic on the network for even better gaming performance without the need to use a web interface or mobile app. It can also activate the DFS band. Gamers Private Network (GPN) support ensures the shortest connection route between the user's home network and the game server, for the lowest ping times and latency.
ROG Ryujin 360/240
ROG Ryujin is the first ROG AIO cooler and the world's first cooler with an OLED display. The 1.77-inch LiveDash color OLED shows real-time system stats and personalized images and GIFs. An embedded micro fan provides additional cooling to the VRM and M.2 SSDs located near the CPU socket to reduce temperatures by up to 20°C, and Noctua industrial PPC radiator fans improve airflow with lower noise levels. A perfect match for ROG motherboards, ROG Ryujin helps users create a system with unified aesthetics, and embedded Aura RGB adds extra flair to the whole build. In addition, ROG Ryujin has reinforced sleeved tubing for increased durability.
ROG Ryuo 240/120
Designed for compact and mid-size gaming builds, the ROG Ryuo series is available in 120mm and 240mm radiators. It features ROG designed radiator fans for optimized air flow and static pressure. It also comes with 1.77 inch LiveDash Color OLED display to show real-time system stats, and Aura Sync RGB support for ultimate customization.
ROG Thor 1200W Platinum
ROG Thor 1200W Platinum is the first ROG power supply, featuring an IP5X-certified 135mm wing-blade fan, OLED Power Display and 100% Japanese capacitors. The 1,200-watt power supply also has 80 PLUS Platinum certification for energy efficiency, a 10-year warranty and Aura Sync for lighting synchronization with an extensive Aura ecosystem.
ROG Strix SCAR II and Hero II
ROG Strix SCAR II Edition is an all-new version of the successful esports gaming laptop built exclusively for FPS titles. Its all-new design includes two contrasting brushed finishes across the lid, a new keyboard layout with Kevlar-inspired markings, and a front light bar with customizable Aura Sync lighting. ROG Strix Hero II Edition is an all-new version of the successful esports gaming laptop built exclusively for MOBA titles. The all-new design includes two contrasting brushed finishes across the lid, a new keyboard layout with cyberpunk-inspired markings, and a front light bar with customizable Aura Sync lighting.
ROG Strix SCAR II and Hero II feature the world's first 144Hz super-narrow-bezel display with an ultrafast 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time, a HyperStrike Pro gaming keyboard for improved control, and HyperCool Pro technology to cool its high-performance CPU and GPU. They are also the world's first laptop to feature multi-antenna Wi-Fi for improved connectivity.
ROG Delta is the latest ROG gaming headset and features a Hi-Fi-grade ESS quad-DAC for extremely clear, true-to-life gaming audio that gives gamers a better ability to pinpoint in-game opponents. The headset also features an airtight chamber and exclusive ASUS Essence drivers with audio signal diversion technology design to further improve sound quality. ROG Delta is the world's first gaming headset with circular-rainbow RGB lighting effects for unique gaming style. The headset comes with lightweight, D-shaped ear cushions that provide a better fit than traditional ear cushions for improved comfort and no ear fatigue after long periods of use. USB-C connectivity is ideal for mobile gaming and makes ROG Delta the perfect match for ROG Phone.
ROG Balteus Qi
ROG Balteus Qi is an RGB gaming mouse pad that combines a performance surface with the convenience of Qi wireless charging on the desktop. A 370 x 320mm portrait-oriented surface offers ample space for simultaneous charging and gaming, while the micro-textured hard surface enables pixel-precise tracking. Featuring 15 individually customizable Aura Sync RGB lighting zones for personalization, the mouse pad is also equipped with an on-pad lighting mode button for on the fly adjustments and a USB 2.0 passthrough port for easy connections. Apart from ROG Balteus Qi, its sibling the Balteus will also be available for gamers who want the extra flair but without the wireless charging function.
ROG Gladius II Wireless
ROG Gladius II Wireless is a versatile optical gaming mouse designed to provide the performance of wired gaming in cordless freedom. Offering dual wireless connectivity with industry-leading signal stability, movements tracked by the 16000dpi sensor are perfectly translated to on-screen action via ultra-fast 1ms 2.4GHz or low latency Bluetooth wireless connectivity. Designed in close association with pro gamers, the mouse features ergonomic contours to ensure comfort in the hand, and an ROG-exclusive socket design that enables easy switch-replacements to customize click force for personalized play. Powered by Aura Sync RGB lighting to match any setup, the Gladius II Wireless is set to become the perfect addition to a clutter-free battle station.
ROG Strix Gaming Chassis
Tastefully designed in aluminum and smoked glass with addressable AURA Sync lighting technology, ROG Strix Chassis takes gaming system design to a higher level and features an ergonomic woven-pattern handle for easier transportation. It is ideal for an EATX motherboard and offers liquid cooling upgradeability with dual 360mm radiators on the top and front of the case. ROG Strix Gaming chassis comes preinstalled with magnetic bearing PWM 140mm fans. In addition, ROG Strix Chassis features a Quick Charge 3.0 port, a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C port, a tool-free ROG SSD caddy, a magnetic dust filter, and a vertical graphics card design for perfect gaming conditions and effortlessly clean builds. There are two exclusive demo models, which will be showcased at Computex 2018.
Product demo area
In addition to new product announcements, ROG will showcase a complete lineup of other gaming products in the For Those Who Dare press event demo area. Gaming products on display include, the ROG Strix GL12 and ROG Huracan (G21) desktops; ROG Strix XG258Q, ROG Strix XG32VQ, ROG Swift (News - Alert) PG65 and ROG Swift PG27UQ monitors; and ROG G703, ROG Zephyrus (GX501) and ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) laptops. Visitors are invited to visit the demo area and experience the latest ROG innovations.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
- The ROG Phone will be available in Q3. Pricing and configurations will be announced at launch - link to ROG article.
- ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 will arrive in Q3 2018. For additional information, product images and specifics on our new 802.11ax product family and 802.11ax technology, please visit us at ASUS EdgeUp.
- ROG Ryujin 360/240, ROG Ryuo 240/130, and ROG Thor 1200W Platinum will be available in Q3. Pricing and further details to be announced at launch.
- ROG Strix (GL504) Hero II is priced starting at $1,699 USD MSRP and is available at ASUS, Amazon, B&H, and Newegg. The SCAR II is available today for $1,999, and can be purchased at ASUS, Amazon, B&H, and Newegg. For the most up to date information, including additional where to buy links, please visit: http://www.asus.com/us/Laptops/ROG-Strix-Hero-II, and/or http://www.asus.com/us/Laptops/ROG-Strix-SCAR-II.
- ROG Delta, ROG Balteus Qi, ROG Gladius II Wireless, and ROG Strix Gaming Chassis will be available in Q3. Pricing and further details will be revealed at launch.
Pricing and configurations vary by region and will be announced at product launch.