MANILA, Philippines – ASUS has just released gaming laptops powered by discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series GPUs. Leading the pack is the ROG GX800, the world’s first 18-inch 4K UHD gaming laptop powered by GTX 1080 in SLI mode. A unique liquid-cooled overclocking system delivers record-breaking frame rates for the most demanding 3D desktop and virtual reality games.
Next in line is the GTX 1070-powered ROG G752 series gaming laptops. Both mobile gaming beauties are powered by Intel Core i7 Skylake processor and can be equipped with up to 64GB RAM. Display comes in two glorious flavors – 1920 x 1080 full HD (ROG G752VS) and 3840 x 2160 UHD (ROG G752VM).
A lower-end model, the ROG Strix GL502, comes outfitted with a GTX 1060 discrete GPU.
Full press release after the jump.
ASUS Republic Of Gamers (ROG) First To Announce Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series Graphics Cards in the Philippines
ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced one of its hero flagship product and the world’s most powerful 18-inch gaming laptop – GX800, along with the G800, G752 and Strix GL502 gaming laptops are now available with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10-series graphics cards. The VR-Ready NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10-series graphics cards provide exceptional performance and energy-efficiency to give gamers incredible VR gaming experiences. These graphics cards also feature NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology to reduce lag and stutter, and eliminate visual tearing to ensure the smoothest and fastest gaming visuals.
ASUS currently ranks as the number one gaming laptop brand worldwide with a 40% market share, according to sales data compiled by GfK Group, an independent research company. ASUS gaming laptops with NVIDIA®GeForce® GTX™ series graphics also topped the global sales charts for the second consecutive year. ASUS is aiming to increase that market share to over 50% in the second half of 2016, and hopes that its latest series of gaming laptops featuring NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10-series graphics and Intel® K-series CPUs will ensure domination of the gaming laptop market.
To meet the demands of the Philippine market and empower local gamers, ASUS ROG will be releasing the powerful and upgraded version of both the ROG G752VS and G752VM which offers uncompromised visuals and performance and the newly launched compact ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VM that you can use for gaming anytime and in any place.
ROG G752VS and G752VM – Uncompromised Visuals and Performance
ROG G752VS features the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 1070 graphics card, an unlocked 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 ‘Skylake’ processor and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM. The unlocked processor has an overclocking toolkit, allowing users to overclock the system to speeds of up to 4.0GHz. ROG G752VS boasts a super-fast 120Hz refresh rate and a 178∘wide-view-angle panel for superb image quality and contrast even when viewed from extreme angles.
The ROG G752VM variant features the NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 1060 graphics card, which is designed around the new NVIDIA® Pascal™ architecture. ROG G752VM is also powered by a 6th-generation Intel® Core i7 ‘Skylake’ processor and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, and has a backlit anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise control and input during intense gaming sessions.
ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VM – Ready to Game at Anytime, Anywhere!
ROG Strix GL502 is a compact and lightweight gaming laptop powered by the latest 6th-generation Intel® Core i7 quad-core processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10-series graphics. The GL502VS model features NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 1070 graphics, while the GL502VM variant features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
ROG Strix GL502 delivers efficient and powerful performance, and is ideal for heavy gaming or productive multitasking. It has a 15-inch panel with wide 178° viewing angles so there is no color shift even when viewing the screen from extreme positions.
“The Philippine gaming landscape is starting to be really exciting every single day. ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) being the World’s Undisputed No. 1 Gaming Brand Worldwide is dedicated to empower Filipino gamers and enthusiasts through remarkable and powerful product innovations,” shares George Su, Country Manager of ASUS Philippines System Business Group.
Our fans in the country can expect that ROG will spearhead more incredible gaming activities that empowers Filipino gamers across the metro in the near future, Su added.
Price and availbility
The ASUS ROG GX800, ROG752, and Strix GL502 are available the following locations:
- ROG Concept Store, CyberZone, 4th Floor SM Megamall
- ROG Concept Store, CyberZone, 4th Floor SM North Edsa
- ASUS Concept Store, CyberZone, 4th Floor SM Megamall
- ASUS Concept Store, CyberZone, 4th Floor SM North Edsa
The G752VS will retail for 189,995 while the GL502VS will retail for 149,995.