Asus has unveiled its CES 2021 Republic of Gamers portfolio, designed to match the new Ultraportable ROG Flow X13 and XG Mobile External GPU; ROG Zephyr Duo 15 SE with dual screens; And Beef Strikes Scar 17, along with a new virtual product showcase called the ROG Citadel XV. Laptops include refreshed hardware, including the newly announced ones AMD Raison 5000-Series Mobile CPUs And Nvidia GeForce RTX 30-Series GPUs. Ads were made at Asus Virtual CES 2021 ROG display. There is no word on when these products will be launched in India, but we can expect them soon.
Asus ROG Flow X13
Starting with the ROG Flow X13, it is an ultraportable 2-in-1 gaming laptop that can be paired with the new ROG XG mobile external GPU. Featuring a magnesium alloy body and a ‘gravity wave’ design, the ROG Flow X13 is 15.8mm thick and weighs 1.3kg, while the GeForce GTX 1650 GPU and Raison 9 5980HS can power games. CPU. It features Gorilla Glass on a 16:10 touchscreen and is available with 4K60Hz or full-HD 120Hz panels. Asus claims 10 hours of battery life with a 62Wh battery. The unit is shipped with a compact 100W Type-C charger. You can get up to 1TB Nvme SSD and up to 32GB LPDDR4X RAM.
Asus ROG XG
The ROG XG is a mobile external GPU built around the new GeForce RTX 3080 laptop GPU, which can boost up to 150W thanks to the compact steam chamber cooler. According to Asus, ROG XG is by far the smallest eGPU, and it is only 6 percent the size of a typical Lightning eGPU enclosure. Its weight is said to be 1 kg and the book size. Asus has developed a proprietary connector that uses the Thunderbolt Plus eight dedicated PCIe lanes and an integrated IO hub for the GPU. This unit has a built-in 280W power supply and powers the ROG Flow X13, eliminating the need to carry another power adapter.
Asus ROG Strikes Scar17
Later, the ROG Strikes Scar 17 was designed as Asus’ top sports gaming laptop. It has a smaller footprint than its predecessor. Special features include an optical mechanical keyboard, various textured layers resulting from laser etching treatment on the lid, customizable “ammo cap” key covers and an opaque fiberglass material on the keyboard deck. It features the latest GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with dynamic boost acoustic tuning, up to 2G NVM storage up to 2TB, 64GB DDR4 RAM, 90Wh battery with Type-C charging, and per-key RG. Screen options include WQHD 165Hz and Full-HD 300Hz panels.
The ROG Strix G family has been refreshed with three new looks, a 7 percent smaller footprint and the same 90Wh battery and 100W Type-C adapter.
Asus ROG Jefferies Duo SE
The Major ROG Jefferies Duo It gets a special edition update with the same enhanced screenpad + second screen, while the new GeForce RTX3080 GPU runs with dynamic boost at 130W, new 6-phase power design, overclocked Rise 9 5900hx CPU, 2TB NVM storage, 32GB DD and 32GB DD Type-C charger. You can get it with a 120Hz 4K or 300Hz full-HD primary screen.
Asus ROG Zephyr G15 and G14
The ROG Zephyr G15 is now 5 percent smaller and 200 grams lighter than the previous one, with a 165Hz 1440p screen along with a GeForce RTX 3080 graphics and Raison 9 5900HS CPU. The CNC-perforated matrix holes on the lid create a shiny “nano impression” and now have a 20 percent larger glass touchpad and soft-touch palm rest. A 3D mic array with dual woofers and a 6-speaker setup enhance the audio in a variety of situations. You can get 13 hours of battery life. More compact ROG Zephyr G14 Also gets updated display options and can be used to show a new Asus Virtual Assistant called Anime Matrix Display Omni on the lid, which can report system performance statistics.
Asus ROG Peripherals and ROG Citadel XV
In terms of peripherals, Asus has announced the ROG Claymore II keyboard with 4000 mAh battery, fast charging and ROG RX Blue or red optical mechanical switches; ROG Gladiolus III wireless mouse with three connectivity modes, embedded RGB LEDs and swapable switches; ROG Swift PG32UQ 144Hz 4K IPS monitor with HDMI 2.1 and G-sync; And ROG Rugin II Concept EATX gaming case.
Finally, Asus has unveiled a new virtual product showcase called the ROG Citadel XV on Steam. Users can view 360-degree views of various ROG products and check the customization options along with specifications, interact with the Omni Assistant and even try the shooting range mini-game.
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