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ASUS Republic of Gamers Showcases the Best Components and Systems for Complete Gaming Domination
CONSUMER ELECTRONICS SHOW, LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (January 8, 2010) — The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) is a brand synonymous with cutting-edge design, industry-leading innovation and extreme performance. Used by the world’s gaming and overclocking elites, ROG has established itself as a truly formidable weapon in the gaming and overclocking arena. At the Consumer Electronics Show 2010 (CES 2010), ROG showcased some of its latest and long-awaited ‘weaponry’, catering to all aspects of gaming and overclocking, and to users ranging from home or mobile gamers to DIY enthusiasts. Leading the charge is the stealth fighter-inspired, powerful and ergonomic ASUS G73Jh gaming notebook for gamers on-the-move, while the new ASUS Essentio CG5275 combines both unparalleled performance and stunning design to elevate the whole gaming experience at home. Finally, for users looking for the best components to outfit their dream gaming rigs, ROG offers the new innovative and intuitive MATRIX Series graphics cards, and the extremely powerful X58-based Rampage III Extreme motherboard which supports up to four graphics cards for the win.
ASUS ROG G73Jh Notebook—Strike First and Win with Stealth and Precision
The new ASUS ROG G73Jh gaming notebook is like no other notebook that preceded it. With design cues inspired by the silent yet immensely deadly Lockheed F117 Nighthawk stealth fighter, the G73Jh features a matte black exterior, with dual angular ‘heat exhausts’ located at the back of the notebook. At the heart of the G73Jh lies the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 8GB DDR3 system memory and 1TB storage space for extreme gaming and multitasking performance. Together with the Extreme Turbo Mode—accessible through the ASUS Power4 Gear Hybrid application—users can boost system performance on-the-fly without having to reboot. As the first DirectX 11 compatible gaming notebook, the G73Jh delivers state-of-the-art graphics via an ATI Radeon™ HD5870 with 1GB GDDR5 video memory. Complementing the spectacular visuals and performance are EAX 4.0 and CMSS 3D surround sound for a truly immersive gaming experience. The G73Jh also brings a more comfortable gaming experience to users, with a tapered design for a more ergonomic wrist posture. Gaming for prolonged periods is now remarkably comfortable as well, as the palm rest stays cool thanks to the G73Jh’s effective rear venting design. As the coup de grace, the G73Jh is equipped with a one-click Stealth Mode, which allows users to switch the ambient lighting systems off—just as a F117 Nighthawk pilot would on a bomb run—for the perfect covert strike.
ASUS Essentio CG5275 Desktop—The Perfect Combination of Gaming Prowess and Exquisite Design
Designed to deliver a world of hurt without leaving the desk, the new ASUS Essentio CG5275 gaming desktop is built from the ground-up to provide users with cutting-edge performance, uncompromised reliability and user-centric functionality, all encapsulated in a stunningly futuristic chassis. Available with the latest Intel® Core™ i5 and i3 processors and equipped with up to 12GB DDR3 memory for lightning fast in-game response, the CG5275 features a dedicated NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX260 graphics card that delivers true-to-life graphics with 896MB video memory, as well as a massive 1TB storage capacity for more games, videos, movies and other data.
The ASUS Essentio CG5275 incorporates several user-centric features, chief amongst which is the ASUS EPU, which monitors power usage and also provides hardware-based, on-demand overclocking. It also performs an all-round system diagnosis of all the other components to ensure maximum system effectiveness. The CG5275 is equipped with the exclusive ASUS Q-fan technology, which allows the system to run at full speed with minimum noise. Finally, 802.11n wireless connectivity provides high speed data transfer and unparalleled interoperability between n-draft devices, AI Security enables users to secure all their devices, and AI Boot allows them to prioritize the boot order.
ASUS ROG MATRIX Series Graphics Cards—A Resounding Victory with Compelling Performance and Absolute Control
The latest ASUS ROG MATRIX Series graphics cards come equipped with the Super Hybrid Engine for automatic hardware load monitoring and adjustments, delivering 15%* lower GPU noise and increasing overclocking stability for up to a 14%* increase in performance. A 5-level LED hardware indicator allows users to keep track of the loading of the GPU. One of the highlights of the ROG MATRIX Series is the new iTracker2, which retains its predecessor’s robust hardware monitoring capabilities and five scenario GUI modes, but now also features exclusive memory timing settings and a recovery application to provide gamers with advanced control of their graphics card. With a simple click of the Safe Mode button, users can now boot their systems in safe mode even when the VBIOS has crashed, and iTracker2 will automatically recover the VBIOS. Keeping the ROG MATRIX Series cards cool is the Extreme Cooler, which intelligently makes timely fan speed adjustments according to GPU loading, and comes with 46.5%* more heat-pipe coverage—increasing heat dissipation efficiency by 12%*. These next-gen MATRIX graphics cards will be showcased at the ASUS booth during CES 2010.
ASUS ROG Rampage III Extreme—Raising the Bar on Extreme Overclocking
With a rich history of developing and producing innovative motherboards, ASUS ROG offers three state-of-the-art lines of motherboards for all levels of gamers and DIY-enthusiasts. The GENE Series is designed for case-modders who are looking for a space-saving solution which still boasts uncompromised performance, while the FORMULA Series is targeted at gamers who enjoy fast-paced gaming, without having to worry about burnouts. Finally, there is the Extreme Series, which promises to smash all the records and become the choice of champion overclockers everywhere.
The latest in the Extreme Series, the ASUS ROG Rampage III Extreme, is an overclocking colossus based on the Intel® X58 chipset that is set to pave the way for new overclocking records. Capable of supporting up to four high-end graphics cards simultaneously, the Rampage III Extreme features the exclusive ROG Connect, an overclocking interface that enables users to monitor and tune their main systems through a notebook or netbook via USB, just like a race car engineer. It also provides BIOS updates and recovery, as well as diagram viewing, on-the-fly hardware-level voltage and frequency adjustment. In addition, the Rampage III Extreme features the groundbreaking RC Bluetooth which allows users to review the status of their systems’ hardware and tweak parameters wirelessly from a Bluetooth-enabled PDA phone. RC Bluetooth is also capable of performing standard Bluetooth functions, such as stereo music playback, Skype messaging, Internet access via a Bluetooth phone, and mobile phone or PDA synchronization. All it requires is the press of a button located on the rear I/O panel to toggle between overclocking and standard modes.
*Subject to system configuration and usage. Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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