Asus ROG GX700 Launched in India, the ‘World’s First Liquid-Cooled Laptop’ – NDTV

Taiwan-based technology major Asus on Wednesday announced the launch
of world’s first liquid-cooled laptop in India, the ROG GX700, priced at
Rs. 4,12,990. The company also launched the ROG Strix GL502 gaming laptop
in India.

Part of Asus’ Republic of Gamers lineup of gaming
hardware, the ROG GX700 premium gaming laptop comes with a detachable
ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System cooling module that has dual
92mm radiators the company says are capable of dissipating over 500W of
heat. It is bundled with ROG-themed suitcase to lug it around. Users can
choose use the traditional cooling system if they want, without the
overclocking module.

The ROG GX700 is powered by a sixth
generation Intel ‘Skylake’ Core i7-6820HK processor that’s clocked at
2.7GHz (Turbo up to 3.6GHz). It comes with 16GB of DDR4 RAM that can be
expanded up to 64GB. For graphics, the company has provided a dedicated
Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 GPU with 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM.

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Asus India said the Hydro
Overclocking System not just provides unmatched cooling capabilities to
ROG GX700 but also opens up the possibility of superior overclocking.
The CPU can be overclocked up to 48 percent and the DDR4 memory can be
overclocked by up to 43 percent. The ROG GX700 gaming laptop features a
17.3-inch 4K UHD (3840×2160 pixel) monitor with Nvidia G-Sync
technology.

The Asus ROG GX700 will only be available through
request on the Asus India site, and limited
stock is available, the company warned.

As we mentioned, Asus also
launched the ROG Strix GL502 in India, a 15.6-inch compact gaming
laptop with up to a 4K UHD display. The base model ROG Strix GL502
starts at Rs. 1,27,990 with a full-HD display, Intel Core i7-6800HQ
processor, and a dedicated Nvidia GeForce GTX970M GPU. It will be
available via regular online and offline retail channels.

With the
new lineup for its flagship ROG series in India, Asus India said it is
eyeing to capture 50 percent share of the gaming laptops market in the
country by next year.

Written with inputs from IANS

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