Asus ROG Strix SCAR II, ROG Strix Hero II, Other ROG Gaming Laptops With Nvidia GeForce RTX Graphics Unveiled at CES 2019

Asus ROG Strix SCAR II, ROG Strix Hero II, Other ROG Gaming Laptops With Nvidia GeForce RTX Graphics Unveiled at CES 2019

The new range includes updated versions of the ROG Strix SCAR II and ROG Strix Hero II versions with Nvidia GeForce RTX graphics. Both brand new ROG Strix models have hexa-core Intel Core i7-8750 chips together with 32GB of RAM. The Taiwanese giant has also brought the ROG Zephyrus S GX701, ROG G703, also ROG Zephyrus S GX531. There is also the ROG Mothership that brings a Surface Pro-like 2-in-1 form factor for gamers and enthusiasts.

Among other new models, the Asus ROG Strix SCAR II and Strix Hero II come as a upgrade to the versions that were unveiled in Computex 2018 and debuted in India past August. Both new ROG Strix gaming laptops have Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 graphics over the previously available Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics.

The Asus ROG Strix SCAR II comes in 15.6-inch and 17.3-inch display sizes which are accessible with 144Hz refresh speed and 3ms response time. Both versions of the ROG Strix SCAR II are draped in a”shooter-inspired notif” that has splashes of camouflage. There are also emphasized WASD keys to facilitate your FPS (first-person shooter) gaming expertise. Additionally, gamers can opt to configure their ROG Strix SCAR II notebook with the GeForce RTX 2070.

Unlike the ROG Strix SCAR II, the Asus ROG Strix Hero II is specifically designed for MOBAs (multiplayer online combat arenas) and is limited to GeForce RTX 2060 graphics. The machine has translucent keycaps to give an additional emphasise about the QWER row across the WASD cluster on the SCAR II. However, both ROG Strix II models have Nvidia Optimus technologies to conserve power by simply activating the discrete GPU when demanded.

Asus has provided hexa-core Intel Core i7-8750 chips on the ROG Strix SCAR II and ROG Strix Hero II models with 32GB of RAM, SSD storage, as well as an optional SSHD update.

After the new ROG Strix II versions, Asus unveiled the ROG Mothership that appears similar to the Surface Guru but boasts of sufficient power to encourage high-end games. The machine has an aluminum chassis with an ultra-fast, 144Hz/ 3ms G-Sync screen powered by Intel Core i9 processor, coupled with Nvidia GeForce RTX pictures.

The machine also has up to 64GB of all DDR4 RAM. On the connectivity front, the new version has USB Type-C established Thunderbolt 3 port, standard USB Type-C interface, four USB Type-A interfaces, HDMI, Ethernet, and an SD card slot.

What makes the Asus ROG Mothership closer to the Surface Pro is its kickstand. However, the prior has the ability to pop out the stepless kickstand automatically when the bottom edge of the lid touches a coating to permit one-handed deployment. The hinge which can be found on the machine is also touted to supply a variety of angles for various setups, from status directly to leaning back. In any case, there is an air cooling technologies.

The new gaming notebook portfolio by Asus also includes the ROG G703 that is powered by eighth-generation Intel Core chips with a optional Intel Core i9-8950HK chip. The notebook has a 17-inch IPS-level screen with a 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time. Additionally, it comes with the HyperDrive Extreme storage, like the ROG Mothership.

Asus also unveiled the ROG Zephyrus S GX531 that comes with a narrow-bezel, 15.6-inch screen together with 144Hz refresh speed. The ROG Zephyrus S GX531 is powered by the Intel Core i7-8750H chip.

Also unveiled at CES 2019 was the ROG Zephyrus S GX701 that sports a 17.3-inch display in a 15.7-inch wide body. This is claimed to provide it an 81 percent screen-to-body ratio. The brand new ROG Zephyrus S GX701 is also claimed to be the thinnest 17-inch gaming laptop using 18.7mm of thickness.

Asus has not revealed the cost details of their new ROG series models. Nonetheless, the newest versions with Nvidia GeForce RTX-series images are set to arrive in the worldwide markets in the forthcoming months.


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