ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled its latest dedicated Esports gaming notebooks ROG Strix SCAR Edition, gaming laptop series tailor-made for first-person shooters (FPS) to gain a competitive edge in FPS titles such as Counter-Strike® & ROG Strix HERO Edition, series built from the ground up for fearless multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) games such as League of Legends® and Dota® 2.
The company also unveiled the ROG Strix GL503 made for those on the go, with a 15.6-inch display, as-thin-as 2.3cm profile and a frame that’s as lightweight as 2.5kg & ASUS Gaming FX503, latest mainstream & affordable gaming notebook which is 2.5kg lightweight, yet engineered for an intense performance.
Mr Arnold Su, National Business Development Manager, PC & Gaming, said, “Esports is gaining tremendous popularity in the country especially game titles like Dota2 and Counter Strike. The number of gamers switching from casual gaming to professional is increasing every year at an exponential level. This series delights not only those who care about performance but also those who demand great aesthetics thus enabling Esports contenders to gain the winning edge in their fierce competition
ROG Strix SCAR Edition equips FPS fighters with the power of the latest up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors, up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1070 Series graphics and a superfast 7ms, 144Hz display. With a desktop-style keyboard layout, N-key rollover and fast-actuating keys, ROG Strix SCAR Edition keeps gamers centred on the maps — enabling them to rank high, and kill with absolute precision
Ultrafast displays: 144Hz refresh rate IPS display with 7ms response time and up to: ROG Strix SCAR Edition upgrades gamers’ vision, with a super-fast 7ms response time and 144Hz refresh rate wide view IPS display that work together to deliver smooth and accurate visuals and to eliminate motion blur. The panel ensures 60%-brighter visuals than low-end IPS panels from competitors; and soon, Strix SCAR Edition will be available with up to 120Hz display with a 5ms response time.
ROG Strix Hero Edition allows gamers to lead the way armed with powerful up to Intel® Core™ i7 processors, awesome NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 10 Series graphics and Windows 10. Strix Hero Edition also packs a rich-color, 120Hz wide-view IPS display and a desktop-style keyboard that’s made for victory, with N-key rollover for fast, precise response to every input and a 20-million-key-press lifetime for ultimate reliability. The spirit of might and battlefield victory is woven throughout the aggressive design of Strix Hero Edition, with unique, sharp-lined styling, Mayan patterns and deep-blue colorways.
Stunning rich-color visuals: 120Hz wide-view display with 100% sRGB vivid color: ROG Strix Hero Edition treats players to upgraded senses, enabling them to see the game world via a 120Hz, wide-view IPS display. The high refresh rate decimates lag and motion blur, so everything is clearer and smoother. The IPS display delivers a wide 100% sRGB color gamut, providing consistent light intensity, improved contrast, color accuracy and fidelity — allowing enemies to be picked out easily, no matter how frantic the action. ROG Strix Hero Edition’s display also enables viewing at extreme angles of up to 178° vertically and horizontally. Specially highlighted QWER keys and N-key rollover further boost precision, and with the action guaranteed for 20-million key presses the victories will just keep on coming.
ROG Strix GL503 puts decisive control at the fingertips, with a brand-new keyboard layout inspired by desktop designs, featuring four hotkeys and four customizable RGB-backlit zones. An ergonomic 0.25mm-deep keycap curve is comfortable to the touch; and ROG-exclusive Overstroke technology enables earlier actuation and a longer over-stroke distance — for fast, accurate and effortless keystrokes that increase actions per minute. Specially highlighted WASD keys and N-key rollover further boost precision, and with the action guaranteed for 20-million key presses the kill count will just keep on rising. It also has an intelligent thermal design that employs heat pipes and dual 12V fans to automatically adjust the cooling system for optimized CPU and GPU performance.
Asus Gaming FX503: The company also showcased its latest mainstream gaming notebook ASUS gaming FX503 which is a compact and powerful Windows 10 laptop that packs up to Intel® i7-7700HQ CPU and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1050graphics.The intelligent dual fan cooling design enables graphically-intense gaming sessions without throttling. And with its 2.5kg lightweight, it’s easy to carry all the power and performance you need to play or produce, wherever you go. It also features a red-backlit, desktop style layout anti-ghosting keyboard for accurate gaming experience. Whether you need to multitask for work or school, kick back with movies or music, or game on the go —ASUS Gaming FX503 has the power to perform!
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
· ROG Strix HERO Edition , SCAR Edition & Strix GL503 will be available at a starting price of INR 92990/-
· The Asus Gaming series FX503 will be available at a starting price of INR 69990/-
· All new ROG and ASUS Gaming series will be available from December 20 in India across online and offline retail partners and distributors