ASUS ROG Unleashes their Line of 8th Generation Gaming Laptops

ASUS Republic of Gamers just recently unveiled their full line of 8th Generation gaming laptops in a closed event. The refreshed models are the Chimera, Zephyrus, the Strix Series, and the TUF Gaming Series.

The refreshed 8th generation models feature Quad and Hexa-Core processors and is also equipped with 120hz and 144hz displays across the range. The Chimera G703, Zephyrus GX501, and Strix GL503/GL703 will gain performance upgrades. ASUS also announced a new ROG Zephyrus M laptop, and the new ASUS TUF Gaming FX series.

ROG Chimera G703

ROG G703 Chimera

The new ROG Chimera G703 now feature a more powerful spec. It can be configured of up to a Core i9-8950HK processor, 64 GB of RAM, 2 TB of HDD, 512 GB of PCIEx4 NVME SSD, and a discrete Nvidia GeForce GTX1080 with 8 GB DDR5X VRAM.

ROG Zephyrus

ROG GX501 Zephyrus

2017’s most revolutionary laptop, the ROG Zephyrus, is also getting an upgrade. The GX501 will be equipped with Intel’s Hexa-Core Core i7-8850H. It will also now have AURA Sync capability, and a 1 TB PCIEx4 NVME SSD option.

ROG Zephyrus M

ROG GM501 Zephyrus M

The new ROG GM501 Zephyrus M comes from the success of the GX501 last year. It has a centrally placed RGB Keyboard with Aura Sync, 3x better battery life and a new Optimus mode that allows the GPU to be switched off manually to increase usage further when not gaming. It also features the ROG Exclusive Active Aerodynamic system.

The Zephyrus M can be configured with an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8850 Hexa-Core processor, 2 TB HDD, 512 GB PCIEx4 NVME SSD, 32 GB of DDR4 RAM, and a 144Hz IPS Panel with G-Sync.

ROG Strix Series

ROG Strix GL503 Hero Scar

The GL503 is now packed with the new Intel Core i7-8850 Hexa-Core processor, up to 32 GB of RAM, 2 TB of HDD, 512 GB of PCIEx4 NVME SSD, and up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX1070. The Hero Edition now features 130% sRGB IPS display paired with 120Hz refresh rate while the NEW Scar Edition upgrades its response time to a 100% sRGB screen with super-fast 5ms response time.

ASUS TUF Gaming Series

ASUS TUF FX504

 

The new line of gaming laptops is the ASUS TUF Gaming Series. The FX504 takes the FX series to a whole new level, featuring an all new design inspired by stealth crafts and sharp edges. The FX504 is an all-metal body with red accents around the frame. It has a reinforced keyboard with Red Backlight. The gaming laptop can be configured with an 8th Generation Intel Core i5-8300H or Intel Core i7-8850H, up to 32 GB of RAM, 2 TB of HDD or 512 GB PCIEx4 NVME SSD, and up to an Nvidia GeForce GTX1060 with 6 GB GDDR5 of VRAM.

Availability and Pricing

ROG G703 Chimera

Model Name LCD LCD TYPE CPU RAM STORAGE GPU SRP
G703GI-E5077T 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i9-8950 64 GB 2 TB + 512 GB PCIE GTX1080 8GD5X Php 249,995
G703GI-E5057T 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i9-8950 64 GB 1 TB + 512 GB PCIE GTX1080 8GD5X Php 229,995
G703GI-E5006T 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 32 GB 1 TB + 512 GB SSD GTX1080 8GD5X Php 199,995
G703GS-E5002T 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 32 GB 1 TB + 512 GB SSD GTX1070 8GD5 Php 169,995

ROG Zephyrus

Model Name LCD LCD TYPE CPU RAM STORAGE GPU SRP
GX501GI-EI004T 15″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 24 GB 1 TB SSD GTX1080 Q 8GD5X Php 189,995
GM501GS-EI002T 15″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16 GB 1 TB + 512 GB SSD GTX1070 6GD5 Php 149,995
GM501GM-EI003T 15″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16 GB 1 TB + 256 GB SSD GTX1060 6GD5 Php 119,995

Strix Scar and Hero

Model Name LCD LCD TYPE CPU RAM STORAGE GPU SRP
GL703GS-EP009T (SCAR) 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16 GB 1 TB + 512 GB SSD GTX1070 6GD5 Php 139,995
GL703GM-EP010T (SCAR) 17″ FHD IPS 144HZ i7-8750 16 GB 1 TB + 256 GB SSD GTX1060 6GD5 Php 109,995
GL703GE-EQ001T (SCAR) 17″ FHD IPS 120HZ i7-8750 8 GB 1 TB + 256 GB SSD GTX1050ti 4GD5 Php 84,995
GL503GE-EN008T (HERO) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i7-8750 8 GB 1 TB + 256 GB SSD GTX1050ti 4GD5 Php 81,995
GL503GE-EN007T (SCAR) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i7-8750 8 GB 1 TB + 256 GB SSD GTX1050ti 4GD5 Php 81,995

TUF Gaming Series

Model Name LCD LCD TYPE CPU RAM STORAGE GPU SRP
FX504GM-EN001T (Metal) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i5-8300 8 GB 1 TB + 128 G PCIE GTX1060 6GD5 Php 77,995
FX504GE-EN039T (Metal) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i7-8750 8 GB 1 TB SSH+128 GB PCIE GTX1050ti 4GD5 Php 72,995
FX504GE-EN179T (Metal) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i7-8750 8 GB 1 TB-8GSSH GTX1050Ti 4GD5 Php 69,995
FX504GD-EN045T (Metal) 15″ FHD IPS 120HZ i5-8300 4 GB 1 TB-8GSSH GTX1050 4GD5 Php 56,995

The new range of gaming laptops will hit shelves on April 17, 2018. /you can get them through ASUS and ROG Concept Stores nationwide, Partner ROG reseller Strongholds, or ASUS, and ROG’s newly announced Online Concept Stores via Lazada.

 

 

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