ASUS today showcases its latest lineup of component and peripheral products in Marco Polo Ortigas Manila.
Featured products include the ASUS Kaby Lake motherboards with the exclusive Aura Sync Lighting, the ROG PG258Q gaming monitor and MX34VQ ultrawide display, and Centurion gaming headset, Gladius II and Strix Impact gaming mice for ROG gaming peripherals.
Also announced today is ASUS’ newest brand partnership strategy under the Powered by ASUS program. Joining ASUS in its mission to uplift the DIY PC market are In Win, Seagate, G.Skill, and Bitspower. With Aura Sync Lighting as one unifying feature for beauty, the future looks brighter than ever for the DIY PC scene.
The impressive ROG Swift PG258Q is a 24.5-inch gaming monitor that features a Full HD (1920 by 1080) panel with native 240Hz refresh rate. ROG Swift PG258Q has a 1ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time and built-in NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology to eliminate lag and frame-rate stutter for the smoothest, fastest, and most breathtaking gaming visuals imaginable. Its super-narrow bezel design makes it perfect for expansive multi-display setups. With a revolutionary design finished in ROG’s new Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper color schemes, the monitor has built-in ROG lighting effects on its stand to add ambience to gaming setups. In addition, ROG Swift PG258Q features ASUS GamePlus hotkey for in-game enhancements like a crosshair overlay, an onscreen timer, a frames per second (FPS) counter and a display-alignment function. It also has ASUS GameVisual technology to give the user up to six preset display modes (Scenery, Racing, Cinema, RTS/RPG, FPS (First-Person Shooter) and sRGB) to suit different game genres.
Designo Curve MX34VQ
The latest generation of ASUS Designo Curve MX Series monitors includes the ASUS Designo Curve MX34VQ, a 34-inch curved monitor with a frameless 1800R curvature 3440 x 1440 ultra-wide QHD panel. Every point on the 21:9 aspect ratio curved display is equidistant to the viewer’s eyes, making for an even more immersive viewing experience. In addition, MX34VQ features 8-watt stereo speakers incorporating Harman Kardon and ASUS SonicMaster audio technologies, as well as a Qi wireless charging pad on its stand for Qi-enabled devices. Its elegant, frameless silverware-inspired metallic design makes it a beautiful addition to any home or office workspace.
ROG Gaming Gears
Centurion is ROG’s latest gaming headset, delivering true 7.1-channel surround-sound direct to the listener’s ears, through 10 individual neodymium-magnet drivers. It includes a noise-canceling digital microphone for clear communication, and a Hi-Fi-grade ESS headphone amplifier.
Full audio control is available through ASUS Sonic Studio, and two sets of interchangeable ear cups are included, offering instant customization and maximum comfort. Centurion also includes a USB audio station for fingertip control over almost every aspect — ideal for mid-game adjustments.
ROG Gladius II
ROG Gladius II is an optical gaming mouse optimized for FPS games, with customizable Aura Sync RGB lighting and durable 50-million click Omron® switches. Featuring the exclusive easy-swap switch socket design, ROG Gladius II gives gamers the freedom to customize click-resistance and extend the life-span of the mouse. Gladius II also has a DPI button to toggle sensitivity and a DPI target thumb button for short bursts of instant precision.
ROG Strix Impact
ROG Strix Impact is a lightweight and ergonomically-designed ambidextrous mouse designed for maximum comfort during marathon MOBA gaming sessions. Aura Sync RGB lighting offers personalized customizations, and durable 50-million-click Omron switches will deliver dependable clicks for a long time to come. ROG Strix Impact also comes with a two-level DPI button for on-the-fly DPI switching, and an indicator to show the current level setting.
ASUS Kaby Lake motherboards
Based on the latest Intel Z270 chipset and ready for the new extreme-performance 7th Generation Intel Core (‘Kaby Lake’) processors, the ASUS Kaby Lake motherboards are packed with world-leading innovations and exclusive technologies to deliver epic performance in for all kinds of users.
The ROG Z270 lineup has redefined its features for performance enthusiasts, water-cooling veterans, and gamers who demand cutting-edge design and technologies. The new ROG Maximus IX family provides the best gaming audio with the SupremeFX audio, best air- and water-cooling innovations, best auto-overclocking performance, plus many refined design choices and class-leading features. ROG Strix gaming motherboards combine bold aesthetics, premier performance and incredible gaming audio to deliver unrivaled gaming experiences and style.
ASUS Prime is the next evolution of the ASUS motherboard. Our team of world-class engineers are passionate about empowering everyone to enjoy the benefits of DIY PC customization, tuning, and making advanced enthusiast controls easily accessible. It features 5-Way Optimization with Fan Xpert 4, SafeSlot core, and ultra-fast transfer speeds using up to two dual M.2 slots and USB3.1 connectivity.
TUF is where ambition for reliably brilliant performance meets reality. We are so confident of the reliability and durability of our products that each and every TUF motherboard is backed by a five-year warranty. It features the world-renowned TUF military components, TUF Thermal Armor, Dust Shields, TUF Ice Temp processor, Thermal Radar 2+ and TUF Detective 2. TUF motherboards have a 5-Year warranty.
Aura Sync RGB lighting and 3D-printing-friendly designs provide stylish customization for awesome gaming rigs, and they are available with ASUS Kaby Lake motherboards.
Powered By ASUS
In 2016, ASUS started its Powered by ASUS program to synergize all of its DIY PC products under one banner. Being the the #1 motherboard, #1 graphics card, and #1 gaming monitor brand worldwide, it is only rightful that ASUS combines product lines to introduce a new DIY PC solution catered to all kinds of users and usage scenarios.
In Q4 2016, ASUS partnered with In Win, in its introduction to the Philippine market with the successful ROG Imperator Ultra DIY PC campaign.
This 2017, ASUS is proud to introduce its new banner of exclusive partners for the Philippines: In Win for casing, Seagate for storage devices, Bitspower for water-cooling products, and G.Skill for memory modules – all of which to have or support the encompassing Aura Sync RGB Lighting Technology.
“Together We Make” is Tinker Board’s underpinning concept: the idea that technology and users work together in harmony to create great things. Tinker Board is the little PCB that taps into the revived obsession with DIY, offering a new generation of makers a way to realize their dreams. Equipped with a 1.8GHz quad-core processor, up to 2GB RAM, Micro SD slot, 4K output, and wireless and Bluetooth connectivity, it is used in a wide variety of applications-education, maker culture, and IoT/industrial applications.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
Asus Kaby Lake motherboards, and the new monitors are now available nationwide. The new ROG gaming peripherals will be available by March 2017. Please contact your local seller for orders and reservations.