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ASUS showcases advanced ROG products and more at Computex 2015

ASUS has announced its Computex 2015 showcase, which comprises new gaming gear from ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG), ROG series peripherals and gaming monitors, ROG certified products, and the ASUS Z170 motherboard based on the 6th generation Intel® Core processor family.

On display at the Nangang Exhibition Hall’s booth M0410 are the complete ASUS USB 3.1 product family, Strix GTX 980Ti graphics card, 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) displays, total networking solutions, the battery-powered P3B projector, and five case mods based on ROG and ASUS TUF modded rigs.

The ROG Spatha and ROG Claymore are displayed, respectively ROG’s flagship gaming mouse and RGB gaming keyboard. Spatha features 12 buttons encased in a magnesium-alloy chassis and is optimized for MMO (massively-multiplayer online) games. Spatha is equipped with both wired and wireless modes, includes a charging station and has a socket design, enabling switch upgrades. With a palette of 16.8m colors, gamers can customize effects across three distinct areas.

ROG Claymore is a new RGB mechanical gaming keyboard featuring a detachable numeric keypad for user preference and available with red, brown, blue or black cherry MX RGB switches. The Claymore is finished with ROG’s Mayan detailing and includes individually customizable backlit keys from the same 16.8 million color palette as Spatha.

Three ROG gaming displays are presented: ROG Curved, Swift PG27AQ and Swift PG279Q. The 34-inch Curved display has a 3440 x 1440 native resolution, and a shallow-arc panel. Swift PG27AQ and Swift PG279Q are both 27-inch displays with in-plane switching (IPS) technology and 144Hz refresh rates. Swift PG27AQ has a native 4K/UHD resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels, while PG279Q is a 2560 x 1440-pixel (WQHD) display. All three gaming monitors are equipped with integrated NVIDIA® G-SYNC display technology.

Two MG series gaming displays currently on show are the 27-inch MG279Q and MG278Q. Both monitors deliver a WQHD resolution with a 144Hz refresh rate. The MG278Q has a 1ms response time, while MG279Q uses IPS technology to provide 178°-wide viewing angles. The MG series features AMD® FreeSync technology.

Strix GTX 980Ti is the company’s latest enthusiast-gaming graphics card, with ASUS-exclusive DirectCU III technology and a triple-wing-blade 0dB fan design for cooler and quieter performance.Latest Strix GTX 980Ti and ASUS graphics card line-up

Asus says the new ROG certification program is an assurance that preferred gaming gear is designed to work perfectly with ROG products. According to the company, ROG certified products undergo extensive testing and validation by ROG engineers, and only the best succeed. Several ROG Certified products are on display at the ASUS booth, including memory modules, cooling kits and cases from Avexir, BitFenix®, Bitspower®, Corsair®, G.Skill, HyperX®, In Win, Lian-Li and Thermalright.

 

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Tracy Venkatesh

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Tracy Venkatesh has spent twenty years working and interacting with a socioeconomically diverse population in both the private and public sectors, and has held positions in multiple verticals including content development, healthcare, customer relations management, defense and law enforcement.

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