Asus has launched a series of new gaming laptops in India under the banner of the Republic of Gamers (ROG). New laptops replace the new AMD Ryzen 5000 processors with Intel chipsets. These include the upgraded ROG Strix G15, ROG Strix G17 and Strix Scar G15, G17. Also available is the Asus TUF A15 and the Strix GA35 desktop. Here’s what you need to know about new technology.
Asus ROG Strix G15, G17
The Asus ROG Strix G15 weighs 2.3kgs and weighs 354.9 x 259.9 x 22.69 ~ 27.2mm. There are two display options including 15.6-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080), 300Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, Adaptive-Sync and 15.6-inch WQHD ( 2560 x 1440) 165Hz, 100% DCI -P3, Flexible Sync.
Currently, the Asus ROG Strix G17 weighs 2.7kgs and measures 395 x 282.1 x 23.4 ~ 27.5 mm. There are two display options as well, including 17.3-inch Full-HD (1920 x 1080), 300Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, 100% sRGB, Adaptive-Sync and 17.3- inch WQHD (2560 x 1440) 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3, Adaptive-Sync.
Users can get the G15 or G17 with the AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX or the Ryzen 7 5800H processor. For graphics, users can choose between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or GeForce RTX 3070. There are also 16GB DDR4 3200MHz (Upgraded to 32GB) and 2x PCIe SSD Slot M.2 512GB / 1TB.
The G15 and G17 both get a 90Whr battery, with the help of a USB Type-C PD 100W and 240W Adapter. Connecting options include 3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery 3.0, RJ-45 Ethernet port, HDMI 2.0b port, 3.5 headphone jack mm.
Asus ROG Strix Scar G15 and G17
The Asus ROG Strix Scar G15 and G17 features the same features as the ROG Strix G15 and G17 without much RAM and storage. Instead of 16GB DDR4 RAM, you now have 32GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM (Upgraded to 64GB). Also, the 2x PCIe SSD Slot M.2 now supports up to 2TB end.
Display options, battery capacity, connection options, graphics options and other specifics for both Strix Scar G15 and G17 are always similar to Strix G15 and G17.
Asus TUF A15
The Asus TUF A15 portable laptop computer weighs 2.3kgs and measures 359.8 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.3 mm. It features a 15.6-inch Full-HD IPS display (1920 x 1080) with 144Hz refresh rate support. Enabling the laptop is an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics.
Users can upgrade to 32GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM and 2x PCIe SSD Slot M.2 512GB / 1TB storage. The laptop also plays a 90Whr battery. By connecting you get three USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4, RJ-45 Ethernet port, HDMI 2.0b port, 3.5mm headphone jack.
Asus ROG Strix GA35 desktop
The Asus ROG Strix GA35 desktop weighs 15kgs and measures 279 x 433 x 501mm. Users can access the desktop with an AMD Ryzen R9 5900X processor or Ryzen R7 5800X. F0or graphics, you can choose between NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 or NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070.
It also comes with 32GB DDR4 3200MHz RAM, as well as 1TB M.2 NVMe PCIe 4.0 SSD storage up to 2TB SATA 7200RPM HDD storage. For power, there is 700W 80-Plus Gold rated with PSU. Coming to the front of the CPU, we have two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type C. ports.
At the back, the unit includes four USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, three USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port, HDMI 2.0 port and DisplayPort 1.2.
Prices and availability
The ROG Strix Scar G15 with AMD Ryzen 9 CPU and RTX 3070 GPU will be available for Rs 1,54,990 and will be available from March 22. The Strix Scar G17 with Ryzen 9 CPU and RX 3080 will be available for Rs 2,34,990 from the first half of April 2021.
The Asus TUF A15 is priced at Rs 1,03,990 and will be available from next month. The new Asus ROG Strix GA35 desktop will be priced at Rs 1,99,990 for the AMD Ryzen R7 5800X and the RTX 3070 GPU variant and will be available from the first half of April 2021.