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BitFenix Unveils the Aurora and Alchemy 2.0 Magnetic RGB LED-strips

With simplicity and elegance in mind, BitFenix introduce you Aurora chassis, midnight black and artic white. Aurora is designed for high end aesthetically pleasing builds with water-cooled systems carrying an elegant theme of curved lines and glass windows with "BitFenix RGB Chroma Control" and "BitFenix SSD Chroma" certified by "ASUS AURA" letting you take control of the illumination of your system.

BitFenix Aurora comes with two high quality tempered black glass windows on either sides. The left side glass is tinted crystal clear to give a premium look to the system while showcasing the high end hardware of your build. The right side is tinted completely dark to have your cable management behind motherboard tray hidden. With tempered glass panels, cable management need to be easy, and with the large space behind motherboard tray and cable tie brackets, Aurora provides excellent cable management room. Tempered glass panels are designed to be held to the chassis when removing the screw preventing accidental falling. Thus the user only need to support them while removing the screws.

ASUS Announces the Radeon RX 460 STRIX

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix RX 460, an all-new gaming graphics card with ultra-fast performance, advanced cooling and reliability, and personalized styling. Powered by the latest AMD Radeon RX 460 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1256MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix RX 460 delivers up to 8.2%-faster performance than reference cards in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 38.6%-faster gaming performance in Hitman.

ROG Strix RX 460 is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU II with a patented dual wing-blade 0dB fan designed to deliver maximum airflow for 30%-cooler and three-times (3X) quieter performance, and ASUS FanConnect, which features a GPU-controlled fan header to connect to a system fan for targeted supplemental cooling. Industry-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components ensures premium quality and reliability.

ASUS Announces the Radeon RX 470 STRIX Graphics Card

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix RX 470, an all-new gaming graphics card with ultra-fast performance, advanced cooling and reliability, and personalized styling. Powered by the latest AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1270 MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix RX 470 delivers up to 23%-faster performance than R9 380 reference cards in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 25%-faster gaming performance in Hitman.

ROG Strix RX 470 is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU II with a patented dual wing-blade 0dB fan designed to deliver maximum airflow for 30%-cooler and three-times (3X) quieter performance, and ASUS FanConnect, which features a GPU-controlled fan header to connect to a system fan for targeted supplemental cooling. Industry-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components ensures premium quality and reliability.

ASUS Announces Radeon RX 480 STRIX Graphics Card

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix RX 480, an all-new VR-ready gaming graphics card with ultra-fast gaming performance, advanced cooling and reliability, and personalized styling. Powered by the latest AMD Radeon RX 480 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1330MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix RX 480 delivers up to 15%-faster performance in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 19%-faster gaming performance in Hitman and Doom.

ROG Strix RX 480 is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU III with a patented triple wing-blade 0dB fan designed to deliver maximum airflow for 30%-cooler and three-times (3X) quieter performance, and ASUS FanConnect, which features GPU-controlled fan headers to connect to system fans for targeted supplemental cooling. Industry-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components ensures premium quality and reliability.

ASUS Announces the GeForce GTX 1060 STRIX Graphics Card

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix GeForce GTX 1060, an all-new VR-ready gaming graphics card with ultra-fast gaming performance, advanced cooling and reliability, and personalized styling. Powered by the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1873MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1060 delivers up to 5%-faster performance in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 6.5%-faster gaming performance in Doom.

ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1060 is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU III with a patented triple wing-blade 0dB fan designed to deliver maximum airflow for 30%-cooler and three-times (3X) quieter performance, and ASUS FanConnect, which features GPU-controlled fan headers to connect to system fans for targeted supplemental cooling. Industry-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components ensures premium quality and reliability.

ASUS Unveils ROG XG2 Graphics Enclosure

ASUS unveiled a Republic of Gamers branded XG2 external graphics enclosure, which uses bandwidth from two USB 3.1 ports to power not just a high-end graphics card, but also additional connectivity such as a pair of USB 3.0 type-A ports, and gigabit Ethernet. One source tells us that the USB 3.1 ports are bi-directional, and can be used to increase bandwidth to the enclosure. A single Thunderbolt 3 port provides the same amount of bandwidth, but is known to post higher latencies due to protocol layer.

ASUS Announces the ROG STRIX GeForce GTX 1080

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix GeForce GTX 1080, an all-new VR-ready gaming graphics card with ultra-fast gaming performance, advanced cooling and reliability, and personalized styling. Powered by the latest GeForce GTX 1080 graphics processing unit (GPU), clocked at 1936 MHz in OC mode, ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 delivers up to 6.5% faster performance in 3DMark Fire Strike Extreme and 7.4% faster gaming performance in Hitman.

ROG Strix GeForce GTX 1080 is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU III with a patented triple wing-blade 0dB fan designed to deliver maximum airflow for 30%-cooler and three times (3X) quieter performance, and ASUS FanConnect, which features GPU-controlled fan headers for targeted supplemental cooling. Industry-exclusive Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components ensures premium quality and reliability.

CORSAIR Announces Dominator Platinum ROG Edition Memory

CORSAIR, a world leader in enthusiast memory, PC components and high-performance gaming hardware today announced the latest addition to its industry leading range of XMP 2.0 certified DDR4 memory kits, the CORSAIR Dominator Platinum ROG Edition. Developed in collaboration with the ASUS Republic of Gamers team, the 16GB 4 x 4GB DDR4 kit is fitted with a unique Republic of Gamers Red and Black brushed aluminium finish, to perfectly compliment the celebrated ASUS Republic of Gamers line of motherboards.

Clocked at 3,200MHz for blistering high-bandwidth performance on Intel 100-series motherboards, CORSAIR Dominator Platinum ROG Edition also boasts a custom overclocked ROG XMP 2.0 memory profile only accessible with ASUS Z170 Republic of Gamers motherboards*, pushing the kit to an even faster 3,333MHz with just a single setting.

ASUS Teases Upcoming G Series Notebooks Powered by "Pascal" GPUs

ASUS teased an upcoming Republic of Gamers G-Series notebook. It didn't stop at the teaser pics, and went on to tease performance numbers of the untitled "GXXX" graphics processor at the heart of this beast. We'll go out on a limb here and guess that it's a new mobile GPU based on the "Pascal" architecture; more so because ASUS is claiming that it's faster than even the desktop GeForce GTX TITAN X, and has 3DMark 11 Performance-present score to show for that. ASUS plans to exhibit the notebook at the 2016 Computex; and it's becoming increasingly clear that the third GP104-based SKU promised for June 2016 could be a mobile chip after all.

ASUS Announces ROG Strix and All-New X99 Signature Motherboards

ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced ASUS Signature X99-Deluxe II, X99-A II and X99-E, and ROG Strix X99 Gaming from the latest lineup of ROG Strix series - all-new four ATX motherboards based on the Intel X99 chipset and loaded with exclusive technologies to maximize the potential of the latest LGA 2011-3 Intel Core i7 X-series processors.

Commenting on the new product line-up, Joe Hsieh, ASUS Corporate Vice President & General Manager of Motherboard Business Unit said: "Our X99 motherboards have won awards from many respected publications and editors around the world, with ASUS consistently praised as the number-one motherboard brand. We are keen to offer best-selling, easy-to-use, stable and trusted motherboards - that's why we call them BEST. And we're proud to introduce our all-new X99 motherboards allowing users to customize their experience and maximize performance in ways that simply aren't possible with any other brand of motherboard."

ASUS Announces the ROG Sheath Deskpad

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced ROG Sheath, an extra-large mouse pad optimized for all kinds of gaming mice. ROG Sheath features a woven surface that gives it excellent mouse tracking qualities for smooth, precise control. Designed for the marathon gaming sessions, ROG Sheath has a non-slip ROG-red rubber base that secures it firmly to any desktop surface, and stitched edges that resist fraying.

ROG Sheath has been engineered for a smooth mouse glide, and its finely-woven surface works well with almost all types of mouse sensors to give gamers pixel-precise control. Its surface reflects its gaming roots, bearing the famous ROG logo and Mayan-inspired markings found on other ROG products. To ensure its durability, ROG Sheath has been subjected to a variety of stress tests, including a mouse glide test with a distance equivalent to over 250 km, as well as exposure to temperature extremes of -30°C and 60°C for over 57 hours.

ASUS Unveils the ROG Spatha MMO Gaming Mouse

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Spatha, a wired/wireless gaming mouse optimized for massively-multiplayer online (MMO) games. ROG Spatha has a sensitivity of 8200 dots per inch (DPI) and features 12 programmable buttons. It has a magnesium-alloy chassis, left and right buttons with the ASUS-exclusive easy-swap switchable socket design, as well as programmable RGB LED effects. When used in wired mode, it features an industry-leading 2000 Hz rolling rate for smooth, instantaneous cursor response.

ROG Spatha is the proud recipient of a prestigious 2016 Red Dot Design Award, recognizing Spatha's design excellence and innovation.

ASUS Announces ROG Sica White Gaming Mouse

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the latest ROG Sica gaming mouse with a new Glacier White finish and upgraded Omron switches. ROG Sica is an ambidextrous gaming mouse optimized for MOBA gaming for gamers of all grip types. ROG Sica features a simple independent two-button and single clickable scroll-wheel setup. An improved exclusive easy-swap switch socket design lets users customize click resistance with Omron switches that offer 20-million-click durability. The left and right mouse buttons are separated from the main mouse body to reduce travel distance to ensure increased button tactility and responsiveness.

ROG Sica has a 1000Hz polling rate and packs an optical sensor that tracks at up to 5000 DPI, and at speeds of up to 130 inches per second and 30g acceleration to give users swift, pixel-precise mouse tracking. ROG Sica's Glacier White body features a glowing ROG logo and intricate Mayan-stenciled side panels to give it presence. It has a gold-plated USB 2.0 connector, and low-friction Teflon feet.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces Horus GK2000 Gaming Keyboard

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the Horus GK2000 mechanical gaming keyboard. It has a built-in 32-bit micro-programmed control unit (MCU) and 4 MB of onboard memory, plus an intuitive ROG user interface that allows users to customize macro and function keys for complex multi-key commands with just a single keystroke. ROG Horus GK2000 has a premium, high-quality feel and has CNC-processed aluminum accents with a special topcoat finish. It also features a removable palm rest, 2-way adjustable feet, and a detachable stand for mobile devices.

Built-in 32-bit control unit
ROG Horus GK2000 has an embedded 32-bit MCU and 4 MB of onboard memory that processes and stores macro functions as well as lighting and profile settings. Users can program up to 80 macro commands for mouse, PC, and media-control functions. They can also program the keyboard to initiate complex multi-key commands with one keystroke. A total of 10 user profiles can be stored in the onboard memory, and users can simply drag and drop profile settings saved on their PCs to transfer them to the keyboard.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces the Maximus VIII Formula Motherboard

SUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Maximus VIII Formula, a Z170 Express chipset-based ATX gaming motherboard with exclusive CrossChill EK cooling, epic aesthetics and strength with Aura RGB lighting and ROG Armor, and 5-Way Optimization, Intel Gigabit Ethernet and LANGuard to deliver game-conquering performance.

Equipped with an LGA1151 socket and optimized to unleash the maximum performance of 6th-generation Intel Core ('Skylake') processors and DDR4 memory, Maximus VIII Formula is also engineered with champion-level SupremeFX 2015 audio technology to elevate even the smallest in-game sound details - making every battle arena sound as real as life.

ASUS Intros Maximus VIII Hero Alpha, Featuring Native RGB LED Headers

ASUS announced the Republic of Gamers (ROG) Maximus VIII Hero Alpha. This socket LGA1151 motherboard, based on Intel Z170 Express chipset, is what the company claims to be the first with native support for multi-color RGB LED headers. The board features an RGB LED controller with a Windows app that lets you set RGB color lighting across two independent 4-pin headers (typically connected to RGB LED strips). The ROG "eye" logo on the PCH heatsink features an RGB LED, too, and the app lets you set even that. ASUS' reference LED strip for this board, named AURA, can be purchased separately.

The rest of the board's feature-set is similar to the original Maximus VIII Hero. You get a powerful 10-phase CPU VRM, four DDR4 DIMM slots, and two PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots feeding in and out of the CPU socket. The storage connectivity does away with bulky SATA-Express connectors, replacing them with two U.2 16 Gb/s connectors, sitting next to six SATA 6 Gb/s ports. USB 3.1 10 Gb/s ports, including type-C and type-A ports, sitting next to 802.11 ac WLAN, are a highlight in the feature-set. Expect the board to be priced slightly higher than the original Maximus VIII Hero.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces G752

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced G752, a powerful gaming laptop powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 ('Skylake') processor and up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M discrete graphics. ROG G752 has an aggressive design and sports the new ROG Armor Titanium and Plasma Copper color scheme. It features the ROG-exclusive mobile 3D Vapor Chamber thermal system for more efficient cooling and increased stability, along with a backlit anti-ghosting gaming keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise input. ROG G752 can be upgraded to up to 64GB DDR4 RAM for faster, more energy-efficient performance.

ROG G752 has Windows 10 pre-installed and is powered by the latest 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor, paired with discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M graphics for superior gaming performance and sharp, detailed visuals. ROG G752 features support for the latest DDR4 memory, which is 30% more efficient and 20% faster than the previous-generation DDR3. The four DDR4 slots allow RAM to be upgraded to a maximum of 64GB.

ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Impact Mini-ITX Motherboard Now Available

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Maximus VIII Impact, a mini-ITX motherboard with ATX-grade performance for enthusiast gamers, and engineered and tested for the best compatibility with both mini-ITX case designs and CPU coolers - giving users the confidence to build small to game big.

Based on the new Intel Z170 Express chipset and LGA 1151 socket for the latest 6th-generation Intel processors, Maximus VIII Impact offers extreme performance and overclocking features in mini-ITX, with the vertically-mounted Impact Power III full-scale voltage-regulator module (VRM), 5-Way Optimization and bundled Fan Extension Card for easy tuning and cooling, Pro Clock technology to push base-clock frequencies beyond the limits, and compatibility with the latest DDR4 memory modules - for extreme overclocked-RAM speeds of 4133 MHz and higher.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Unveils the G20CB SFF Gaming Desktop

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced G20CB, a compact and powerful 9.5-liter gaming desktop designed to dominate the small-form-factor segment. ROG G20CB packs up to a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for exceptional gaming and multitasking computing performance. ROG G20CB has an aggressive chassis design that features a matte-black finish, Mayan-inspired markings and customizable 8-million-color LED effects. The exclusive Aegis II app helps gamers monitor system performance, with GameAlive allowing for easy gameplay recording, editing, and sharing on social media.

Intel Core performance and NVIDIA GeForce graphics
ROG G20CB is designed to be a one-stop gaming and entertainment system. Its 9.5-liter chassis houses a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics. The former delivers a 10% performance boost and 23% more efficiency over previous-generation Intel processors to give ROG G20CB the power to take on the most demanding of tasks, allowing users experience today's games at their highest settings. NVIDIA GeForce-powered graphics draws gamers into an immersive world of colors and 4K/UHD resolution visuals; it even supports output on up to three HD displays, while a fourth display can be added via a HDMI connection.

ASUS Announces GeForce GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum Graphics Card

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Poseidon GTX 980 Ti, a super-cool new graphics card with an exclusive hybrid thermal solution that enables extremely efficient cooling by either water or air, and ASUS Auto-Extreme technology with Super Alloy Power II components for premium quality and reliability.

Powered by the latest GeForce GTX 980 Ti graphics-processing unit (GPU), ROG Poseidon GTX 980 Ti features GPU boost clock speeds of up to 1203 MHz in gaming mode and 1228 MHz in OC mode. It is packed with exclusive ASUS technologies, including DirectCU H2O cooling technology with dual dust-proof fans to deliver 2X (30°C) cooler performance with water cooling and 10% (5°C) cooler performance with air cooling.

Lian Li Outs ASUS ROG-Certified PC-Q17 Mini-ITX Case

Lian Li released the PC-Q17, an ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) co-branded, mini-ITX tower-type case, designed to go well with the ROG Maximus Impact line of premium mini-ITX motherboards. The case retains the sharp-edge design language of the ROG brand, with a sloped brushed-aluminium front, a trapezoid side-profile, and a faux-sloped rear panel. The side is characterized with a large acrylic window held to the case by four thumb-screws, which doubles up as the overall side-panel. A large, glowing ROG logo decks up its unique drive/PSU cage.

The PC-Q17 features a unique drive-bay arrangement, with a front drive bay that's arranged along the front panel, opening up to the top. This can be used to house either a slot-in type slimline optical drive, a 3.5-inch drive, or a 2.5-inch drive. Behind it, where you'd normally expect a stack of 3.5-inch bays, is the ATX-type PSU bay, with an AC cord leading to the rear panel AC receptacle. Behind this PSU bay are two 2.5-inch drive mounts. Two additional 3.5-inch mounts along the bottom panel of the case complete its drive bay loadout.

ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Z170 Series Motherboards Announced

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Maximus VIII Hero, Maximus VIII Ranger and Maximus VIII Gene, three new gaming motherboards based on the latest Intel Z170 Express chipset and engineered with multiple exclusive technologies to deliver epic overclocking performance of Intel 6th-generation processors and DDR4 memory.

ROG's new gaming beasts pack 5-Way Optimization auto-tuning technology for instant performance boosts, second-generation T-Topology for next-level DDR4 memory overclocking, best-ever cooling potential with dedicated water-pump and multiple PWM onboard headers and thermal sensors, plus Pro Clock technology for turbo-charged base-clock (BCLK) frequencies.

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces GX860 Buzzard Gaming Mouse

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the GX860 Buzzard gaming mouse. This ergonomic gaming mouse sits comfortably in the user's hand, and is specially designed for marathon gaming sessions. ROG GX860 delivers ultra-precise cursor control, boasting a laser sensor with a 50 - 8200 dots per inch (DPI) resolution range and smooth-gliding fluoropolymer feet. ROG GX860 utilizes durable, high quality Omron switches for both left and right buttons for superior click feel and response. Users can easily create profiles via an intuitive software interface, with LED accents on the ROG GX860 glowing red, orange, or green to reflect the current selected settings.

Unmatched gaming precision and accuracy
ROG GX860 has a laser sensor with a 50 - 8200 DPI resolution range and smooth-gliding fluoropolymer feet for smooth and precise cursor control. Users can even tap a two-way snap switch to change DPI settings in the middle of a game, allowing for more precise cursor control and speeds. ROG GX860 features durable high-quality Omron switches for both left and right buttons; these switches provide superior click feel and response, and have a 5-million-click lifespan.

ASUS Showcases Three Premium GTX 980 Ti Offerings

ASUS showcased three of its premium GeForce GTX 980 Ti based graphics card offerings, apart from the GTX 980 Ti STRIX that's already in the market. These include the Republic of Gamers (ROG) branded GTX 980 Ti MATRIX, its ASUS 20th Anniversary commemorative Gold Edition variant with slightly higher clocks; and the liquid-cooling ready air-cooled GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum.

The GTX 980 Ti Poseidon Platinum features a dual-fan air-cooling solution that combines a liquid-cooling channel, letting you improve its cooling performance. This card features the shortest PCB among all of ASUS' GTX 980 Ti offerings. Next up, is the GTX 980 Ti MATRIX. This Bonafide ROG-branded product, with its matte red+black color-scheme, a meatier dual-fan DirectCU II cooler than the one featured on the STRIX, a stronger VRM, and the ROG badging, should make it appeal to the ROG (premium gamer-overclocker) crowd. Expect this card to ship with a >20% factory OC. A slightly faster, limited-edition variant of this card, with its gold cooler shroud, will also be available. The three cards should be launched over the next few weeks.
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ASUS Announces ROG Sica Mouse and Whetstone Mousepad

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the ROG Sica optical gaming mouse and ROG Whetstone mouse pad. ROG Sica has an ambidextrous design and is especially ideal for fingertip grip gamers. The ROG Whetstone mouse pad features a silicone-fabric construction that gives it excellent mouse tracking qualities for smooth, precise control; it is also both portable and durable. Both feature Mayan-inspired markings and the distinctive red and black ROG color scheme. ROG sought input from Taipei Assassins, a professional e-sports team, to ensure both products perform exceptionally in the gaming arena.

ROG Sica has a compact, ambidextrous design optimized for multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) gamers of all grip types. It features a simple independent two-button and single clickable scroll-wheel setup, with durable Omron switches. The left and right mouse buttons are separated from the main mouse body to reduce travel distance to ensure increased button tactility and responsiveness. An improved exclusive easy-swap switch socket design lets users customize click resistance.
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