Introducing ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition laptop, ROG Strix GL12 desktop, ROG Strix Flare keyboard, ROG Aura Terminal controller and ROG Spotlight lighting accessory
Las Vegas, NV (January 8, 2018) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled its latest lineup of gaming gear at CES® 2018, including the ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition laptop, ROG Strix GL12 desktop, ROG Strix Flare RGB mechanical keyboard, ROG Aura Terminal addressable RGB controller, ROG Spotlight RGB projection light and a Bezel-free Kit display accessory. This full lineup of new ROG products is designed to enable gamers to create a perfect battle station and enjoy their gaming experience.
ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition
ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition is a limited edition gaming laptop that marks the first collaboration between ROG and top eSports team SK Telecom T1. It comes bundled with limited-edition ROG-SK Telecom T1 co-branded collectables, including a team jersey and mouse pad, along with Faker and SK Telecom T1 team posters.
The cover of this limited edition laptop features the SK Telecom T1 team and ROG logos, with sharp, straight creases and unique markings. A signature of Faker, the world’s most influential League of Legends player, is presented on the bottom right corner of the keyboard palm rest. “I’m very excited to see the new ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition,” said Faker. “This gaming laptop is ideal for Multiplayer Online Battle Arena games players such as League of Legends, and it marks the collaboration between Republic of Gamers and SKT T1.”
Designed for multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) gaming, ROG Strix SKT T1 Hero Edition is powered by an Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics, and features a 120Hz IPS-level display with a 100% sRGB color gamut. The RGB-backlit keyboard has specially marked QWER keys and features N-key rollover technology to ensure every keystroke and command is properly logged. The keyboard has upgraded switches with 20-million-keystroke durability to cope with the grueling demands of intense gaming.
SK Telecom T1 is a professional South Korean eSports team that is undoubtedly the most successful team to have played League of Legends, winning the 2013, 2015 and 2016 World Championships. SK Telecom T1 player Sang-Hyeok Lee, better known as Faker, is widely regarded as the world’s best League of Legends player. On Dec. 7 2017, Faker was named “Best eSports Player” at The Game Awards
ROG Strix GL12
ROG Strix GL12 is a gaming desktop engineered to quench gamers’ never-ending thirst for unstoppable gaming performance. It is powered by a factory-overclocked 8th Generation Intel® Core™ processor (up to 4.8GHz full Hexa-Core) with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics for incredible gaming performance, and features an expansion bay and an eSports-ready easy-swap SSD tray to make system upgrades effortless.
ROG Strix GL12 has an unconventional design with aggressive, angular ‘slashes’ across the front of the chassis, a transparent side panel and customizable Aura Sync lighting effects. Gamers can customize the lighting effects for the ‘slashes’ on the front panel using over 16 million colors with several distinctive preset effects. The transparent side panel lets gamers showcase the internal components, including the water-cooling block with a glowing red ROG logo.
In addition to ROG Strix GL12, all upcoming ROG desktops and laptops will feature Aura Sync to enable gamers to synchronize lighting effects with supported keyboards, mice, headphones and other accessories to give their entire gaming setup a consistent look and feel that reflects their gaming persona or the feel of the game being played.
ROG G703 is the world’s first gaming laptop with an ultra-smooth 17.3-inch Full HD wide-view display with NVIDIA® G-SYNC™ technology for a 144Hz refresh rate. Powered by a factory-overclocked Intel® Core™ i7-7820HK processor that reaches incredible speeds of up to 4.3GHz out of the box, NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics with a maximum boost clock of up to 1974MHz, and Windows 10, ROG G703 is an unmatched gaming powerhouse.
High-refresh-rate displays provide the fluidity and responsiveness demanded by top eSports gamers and enthusiasts, so ROG also created ROG Strix Scar Edition with a 144Hz panel and GTX 1070 graphics. ASUS has also introduced high-refresh-rate displays into the mainstream gaming market with the FX503 laptop, which features a 15.6-inch Full HD display with a 120Hz refresh rate and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.
ROG G703 combines the best of laptop and console gaming with built-in Xbox® Wireless that enables gamers to effortlessly connect their favorite Xbox accessories to ROG G703, eliminating the need for multiple adapters and swapping controllers when switching between their console and laptop.