ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Unveils a Powerful Line-Up of Gaming Gear in Singapore This Weekend

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Unveils a Powerful Line-Up of Gaming Gear in Singapore This Weekend
All-new gaming laptops deliver top-notch combination of performance and portability, for agile gaming firepower illuminated by glorious Aura RGB lighting

From Left to Right: ROG STRIX ”Hero” and ”Scar” Editions (GL503)
Bottom : ROG STRIX

·         The ROG Strix GL702ZC is the world’s first gaming laptop to be powered by the eight-core AMD Ryzen processor with multi-threading technology for ultimate gaming performance
·         The ROG STRIX GL503 “Hero” and “Scar” Editions are equipped with the Intel® Core i7 processors, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10-Series graphics and super-fast display of up to 144Hz. Both models are targeted at MOBA and FPS gamers with QWER/WASD specific keyboard designs respectively
·        The 17-inch ROG STRIX “Scar” (GL703) is powered by Intel® Core i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10 graphics, 5ms response time and 120Hz refresh rate to deliver the sharpest images and aid the fastest reactions for high-precision shoot-outs

Singapore (24 November 2017) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced the availability of the latest ROG STRIX series in Singapore. With a selection of 15.6-inch or 17.3-inch display, the all-new gaming laptops are made for those hardcore users. The latest line-up show how ROG laptops reach out to every gamer, empowering players of all skill levels and any type of games to enjoy the best gaming experiences.

ROG STRIX GL702ZC: World First AMD Ryzen Gaming Laptop
The ROG STRIX GL702ZC is the world’s first gaming laptop powered by the AMD Ryzen eight-core processor with multi-threading technology for unstoppable gaming performance. It features AMD FreeSync™ technology to provide gamers with ultra-smooth visuals on the laptop display, as well as on compatible monitors via DisplayPort or HDMI. Designed for gamers, the ROG STRIX GL702ZC features the ROG Gaming Center and a backlit keyboard with anti-ghosting technology. The ROG STRIX GL702ZC is retailing at $2,698 starting from today, and will be available at all ASUS Brand Stores and authorised retailers.

The world’s first gaming laptop powered by the AMD Ryzen
With eight cores and 16 threads, the Ryzen 1700 processor features a maximum turbo speed of 3.7GHz. Together with the brand-new Zen microarchitecture with simultaneous multi-threading technology (SMT) and SenseMI technology that intelligently optimises performance and energy consumption, Ryzen 1700 delivers stand-out performance that enables ROG STRIX GL702ZC to outpace the competition. AMD Radeon RX580 graphics with 4GB of GDDR5 VRAM maximises visual experiences on ROG STRIX GL702ZC, even with the most demanding virtual reality applications.

AMD FreeSync Technology for Ultra-Smooth Visuals
The ROG STRIX GL702ZC is equipped with a 17.3-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display with 178° wide viewing angles and AMD FreeSync display technology. AMD FreeSync synchronises the display’s refresh rate with the graphics card to prevent lag, minimise frame-rate stutter and eliminate visual tearing for ultra-smooth gaming visuals.  It even works with FreeSync-compatible external monitors via DisplayPort or HDMI.

In addition, ASUS Splendid visual optimisation technology ensures the best image quality for any type of content. It features four display modes, which can be accessed with a single click. Normal mode is ideal for daily tasks; Vivid mode optimises contrast to deliver stunning photos and video; Eye Care mode reduces blue-light levels to ease eye strain; and Manual mode allows for personalised colour adjustments.

ROG STRIX “Hero” and “Scar” Editions (GL503 / GL703): The Perfect Device for MOBA / FPS Gamers

From Left to Right: ROG STRIX “Hero” Edition (GL503VM) / ROG STRIXScar” Edition (GL503VS / GL703VM)
The ROG STRIX HeroandScar Editions (GL503 / GL703) are aimed at MOBA and FPS gamers with specially pattern designs, keyboard and super fast refresh rate displays.

ROG STRIXHeroEdition (GL503VM): Built for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Heroes

ASUS ROG STRIX “Hero” Edition (GL503VM) Specially Highlighted QWER Keys
Featuring sharp lines, Mayan patterns and deep blue colourways, the ROG STRIX “Hero” Edition (GL503VM) has sharp lines, Mayan patterns and deep blue colourways. Dedicated 4-zone RGB backlit keyboard, specially highlighted QWER keys with N-Key rollover and 1.8mm travel distance ensures that keystrokes are fast and accurate during any MOBA gameplay. Its 100% sRGB anti-glare screen with 120Hz refresh rate decimates lag which optimised to deliver a competitive edge in MOBA games such as League of Legends® and Dota® 2, as well as RTS and RPG titles.

ROG STRIXScar Edition (GL503VS / GL703VM): Perfect for Sharpest Shooters

ASUS ROG STRIX “SCAR” Edition (GL503VS / GL703VM) Specially Highlighted WASD Keys
On the other hand, the ROG STRIX Scar Edition (GL503VS / GL703VM) edition has a crafted gunmetal grey lid and finished with a cold, dark feel of bullet-proof Kevlar. Specially highlighted WASD keys, 4-zone RGB backlit keyboard with N-Key rollover and ergonomic 0.25mm-deep keycap curve. Its 15.6-inch or 17-inch IPS-level displays with an up to 144Hz refresh rate delivers smooth and accurate visuals. It is built exclusively for the sharpest shooters in the meanest gunfights — optimised to gain a competitive edge in FPS titles such as Counter-Strike®, Overwatch® and Team Fortress® 2.

Fantastic Speed and Agility for e-Sports and Serious Productivity
With the latest Intel® Core i7 quad-core processor and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 graphics, the ROG STRIX “Hero” and “Scar Editions (GL503 / GL703) deliver the fierce performance required to participate and succeed in e-Sports competitions — as well as the ability to handle demanding multi-tasking for superb productivity. Both laptops are also easily expandable, and able to accommodate up to 32GB of DDR4 2400MHz memory.
Compared to many gaming laptops, the ROG STRIX “Hero” and “Scar Editions (GL503 / GL703) gaming laptops are remarkably sleek, slim and light, weighing at 2.5kg and measuring just 2.4cm thin for its 15-inch models. This superb portability that does not sacrifice performance provide agile firepower for those who likes to game on-the-go, thus enabling players to enjoy the graphically demanding titles anywhere and anytime — including the latest VR thrills. Its compact designs and powerful specifications are also great when it is time to work, as they are considerably more capable than everyday mainstream consumer laptops.

Beautiful Aesthetics Paired with Great Design Geared for Gaming and Comfort
The keyboard of ROG STRIX “Hero” and “Scar Editions (GL503 / GL703) is backlit by Aura RGB technology, allowing users to create customised, zoned illumination schemes based on their preferences. The gamer-friendly QWER / WASD key groups are highlighted for easy identification and location for MOBA and FPS gamers respectively; while the N-key rollover and anti-ghosting technology ensure that inputs are tracked precisely — no matter how many keys are pressed at once. To further aid accuracy and for added comfort, each key also benefits from a 0.25mm keycap curve.

The ROG STRIX “Hero” and “Scar Editions (GL503 / GL703) also provide a treat for the ears, with built-in smart-amplifier technology that delivers loud audio with minimal distortion for smooth, rich sound. The system also automatically monitors and reduces intensity of output to prevent potential damage from speakersoverheating or overloading — guaranteeing unforgettable audio experiences.

Intelligent Thermal Design for Stay Cool in the Battle

ROG STRIX Series Intelligent Dual Fans Thermal Design
The intelligent thermal design that employs heat pipes and dual fans to automatically adjust the cooling system for optimised  processor and discrete graphics performance. The specially-crafted venting holes above the keyboard and in the bottom of the laptop allow more intake of cool air. The upgraded 12V fans, which spin at higher speeds compared to traditional 5V blades, drive strong airflow to boost cooling efficiency, so you’re free to run the processor and discrete graphics at full speed without thermal throttling. An additional fan-boost function further increases cooling performance and guarantees total stability during even the most intense fights — so you will keep a cool head even in heated battles!

The ROG STRIX GL702ZC is retailing at $2,698, while the ROG STRIX “Hero” Edition (GL503VM) is retailing at $2,698 and ROG STRIX “Scar” Edition (GL503VS / G703) are retailing at $3,498 and $2,898 respectively starting from today. All models will be available at all ASUS Brand Stores and authorised retailers.

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