European debut for a wide range of displays, desktop PCs, networking products, ROG gaming devices and 3D-printed accessories
Berlin, Germany (31st August, 2016) — ASUS and ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today showcases their latest lineup of gaming and lifestyle innovations for the European market in their press event demo area at IFA 2016 in Berlin, Germany.
In addition to the products presented on stage — ZenWatch 3, ZenBook 3, Transformer 3 Pro, Transformer 3, ZenScreen MB16AC and ZenPad 3S 10 — ASUS lifestyle products on display include the Designo Curve MX34VQ and Designo MX27UC displays, the Vivo AiO V221 all-in-one PC, the DSL-AC87VG router, the ROG XG Station 2 external graphics-card dock and the ROG Swift PG258Q gaming monitor.
Gaming products on display include the stunning ROG 3DMod customized gaming PC build, which allows perfectly synchronized illumination of PC components; the ROG Claymore gaming keyboard and the ROG Spatha wireless/wired gaming mouse, both with exciting 3D-printed design concepts; the ROG GT51 gaming desktop, powered by the 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i7-6700K processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X (2-Way SLI) for 4K UHD-resolution gaming on three displays; the ROG G20 gaming desktop with customizable eight-million-color LED effects; the stylish ROG G701VI, geared for VR-Ready gaming; the powerful ASUS G11 gaming desktop, which features up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics; and the ROG Strix GL702VM that delivers the perfect balance of VR-Ready gaming performance and reliability.
All products will be on display during IFA 2016 at the ASUS Sales and Media Lounge, located at Berliner Freiheit 2. The Lounge will be open daily from 1st to 6th September between 9.00am and 7.00pm, except at the weekend when the trade show is closed.
Designo Curve MX34VQ
ASUS Designo Curve MX34VQ is a stylish 34-inch curved monitor with a frameless 3440 by 1440 ultra-wide QHD panel featuring an 1800R curvature. Every point on the 21:9 aspect-ratio curved display is equidistant to the viewer’s eyes, delivering an even more immersive viewing experience. The monitor also features 8-watt stereo speakers incorporating ASUS SonicMaster audio technology, designed in cooperation with Harman Kardon, as well as a Qi wireless charging pad on its stand for Qi-enabled mobile devices.
ASUS Designo MX27UC is a 27-inch 4K UHD (3840 by 2160) IPS monitor with a 100% sRGB wide color gamut that delivers stunning levels of detail and precise colors. Built with uncompromising attention to detail, Designo MX27UC features exquisite metal craftsmanship, an ultra-slim, sundial-inspired stand, and a beautiful Icicle Gold finish. Built-in 3-watt stereo speakers with ASUS SonicMaster audio incorporating ICEpower®, Bang and Olufsen technology, refine every acoustic detail to deliver crystal-clear sound with more distinct vocals. Designo MX27UC features comprehensive connectivity options including a USB Type-C (USB-C) port, which supports data and video transmission as well as power delivery.
Weighing just 800g and only 8mm thin, the 15.6-inch ASUS ZenScreen MB16AC is the world’s lightest and slimmest Full HD portable monitor. At 6.5mm, the bezel is 60% thinner compared to previous models, bringing a more expansive view without compromising the styling. ZenScreen MB16AC features a hybrid USB-C port that supports power and video transmission, and enables compatibility with any laptop with a USB-C or USB Type-A port. ZenScreen MB16AC has an ultra-thin 1mm foldable smart case, which not only provides protection but also can be turned into a horizontal or vertical stand. Users who don’t have the case can simply insert a pen into the hole located at the right bottom corner of the screen to prop it up.
Vivo AiO V221
Built to combine amazing sound and beautiful styling, ASUS Vivo AiO V221 is the slimmest-ever Vivo AiO all-in-one PC at just 47.5mm thin. Its powerful ASUS SonicMaster Premium sound system features large front-mounted transmission-line stereo speakers driven by the latest smart-amplifier technology, which doubles the audio volume compared to a normal amplifier with the same speakers. This finely-tuned audio design delivers crystal-clear sound with deep, rich bass for a superbly immersive entertainment experience.
As well as delivering outstanding performance that makes light work of everyday tasks, Vivo AiO also features unrivaled connectivity, including four USB 3.0 ports and an HDMI port. Vivo AiO V221 is designed to complement any decor, and its clean and elegant lines are enhanced by a seamless one-piece integrated stand that is slim and graceful, yet extremely strong.
ASUS DSL-AC87VG is a powerful and versatile broadband gateway (a router with an integrated DSL modem) designed to meet the demands of busy home networks. With extensive support for the latest ADSL and VDSL standards, users can be assured of compatibility with a wide range of current and upcoming broadband services. Featuring concurrent speeds of up to 600Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1734Mbps on the 5GHz band — an impressive combined speed of up to 2334Mbps — it uses the power of two dual-core CPUs to ensure maximum multitasking performance and smooth, reliable operation.
In addition to providing outstanding Wi-Fi coverage and speed, ASUS DSL-AC87VG has advanced voice-over-IP (VoIP) capabilities that allow it to be used as a complete home internet-telephony system.
ROG 3DMod, ROG Claymore and ROG Spatha
The stunning ROG 3DMod PC build showcases the possibilities of the latest ASUS Aura RGB lighting technology and creative 3D-printed accessories, which give gamers new and exciting customization options. ROG 3DMod features a water-cooled design and nine programmable lighting effects that can be synchronized across its ROG Rampage V Edition 10 motherboard, ROG Strix GTX 1080 graphics card and attached RGB strips. A 3D-printed front panel — featuring the ROG 10th anniversary logo — ensures that these lighting effects can also be seen from the outside the case. In addition, there are 3D-printed fan shrouds protecting the water-cooling radiator and graphics cards without compromising airflow or performance, and a motherboard cover for neat cable management.
The innovative ROG gaming peripherals on show also feature 3D-printed components. The ROG Claymore mechanical gaming keyboard gets 3D-printed protective covers for the side panels, a dust cover for the numeric keypad, signature ROG keycaps and a ROG keycap puller.
For users looking for a more tailored grip, the ROG Spatha wired/wireless gaming mouse on display comes with a 3D-printed right-side-panel. This new modular panel has a narrow design that is suited for gamers with a fingertip-style grip. The original panel, designed for a wider grip, offers a ring-finger rest.
ROG XG Station 2
Since 2007, with the launch of the original ROG XG Station, ASUS has enabled gaming laptops to use desktop gaming graphics. ROG XG Station 2 is an external graphics-card dock that turns a Thunderbolt™ 3-enabled laptop into a VR-gaming powerhouse by increasing its graphics performance by more than ten times (10X). An internal 600W 80PLUS Gold power supply supports the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX and AMD Radeon™ graphics cards. The Aura RGB lighting can be synchronized with compatible ROG Strix graphics cards so gamers can express their personal style. ROG XG Station 2 is easy to connect and can be unplugged without restarting the laptop, and it includes four USB 3.0 ports and a gigabit LAN socket for extended connectivity and convenience.
ROG Swift PG258Q
The impressive ROG Swift PG258Q is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor that features a Full HD (1920 by 1080) panel with native 240Hz refresh rate. ROG Swift PG258Q has a 1ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time and built-in NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology to eliminate lag and frame-rate stutter for the smoothest, fastest, and most breathtaking gaming visuals imaginable. Its super-narrow bezel design makes it perfect for expansive multi-display setups. With a revolutionary design finished in ROG’s new Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper color schemes, the monitor has built-in ROG lighting effects on its stand to add ambience to gaming setups. In addition, ROG Swift PG258Q features ASUS GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements like a crosshair overlay, an onscreen timer, a frames per second (FPS) counter and a display-alignment function. It also has ASUS GameVisual technology to give the user up to six preset display modes (Scenery, Racing, Cinema, RTS/RPG, FPS (First-Person Shooter) and sRGB) to suit different game genres.
ROG GT51 is a gaming PC powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core i7-6700K processor and the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 2-Way SLI graphics for jaw-dropping 4K UHD gaming visuals. It features one-click overclocking for both the CPU (full-core to 4.6GHz) and GPU without having to reboot. In addition, it has a front-ported audiophile-grade ESS Sabre headphone DAC and amplifier for immersive sound, and dynamic eight-million-color LED effects across four zones on its chassis.
ROG G20 is a 9.5-liter gaming PC with a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and up to the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for truly immersive gaming experiences. It has an M.2 PCI Express® Gen 3 x4 SSD and USB 3.1. There is even the exclusive ASUS Aegis II utility with GameAlive so that users can record, edit and share gameplay videos on social media. In addition, the dynamic eight-million-color LED effects can be synced with the music currently being played.
ROG G701VI is a stylish and portable gaming laptop that is geared for VR-Ready gaming and incredible energy efficiency. It features an overclockable Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for truly immersive gaming experiences. At just 1.3 inches thin, ROG G701VI is the world’s thinnest gaming laptop to feature GeForce GTX 1080 graphics. It is also the world’s first laptop with a super-fast 120Hz panel that supports NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for fast-paced games, and an anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover technology.
ROG Strix GL702VM
ROG Strix GL702VM delivers the perfect balance of VR-Ready gaming performance and reliability. It features GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, a wide-viewing-angle display and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for super-smooth and breathtaking gaming visuals.
The ROG Strix GL702VM features the HyperCool triple-copper thermal module that features a three-fan design for exceptional cooling performance during marathon gaming sessions. In addition, it has a specially-designed anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise multi-keystroke commands.
The ASUS G11 gaming PC is powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core processor and features up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics and DDR4 SDRAM for unstoppable WQHD gaming. It has an M.2 PCI Express Gen 3 x4 SSD and USB 3.1. It also includes the exclusive ASUS Aegis II utility with GameAlive so that users can record, edit and share gameplay videos on social media. ASUS G11 features dynamic eight-million-color LED effects and a side panel with a 3D-illusion effect.