ASUS Republic of Gamers Unleashes New 12th Gen Gaming Laptops

ASUS Republic of Gamers Unleashes New 12th Gen Gaming Laptops

ROG’s new roster of Intel 12th Gen gaming laptops was just launched during their Unleash the Legend Inside digital launch event.

The new lineup is led by the ROG Flow Z13 together with new improved models of the ROG Strix SCAR, ROG Zephyrus M16, TUF Dash F15, and TUF Gaming F15/F17. At the heart of these models is the new 12th Generation Intel Core mobile processors. With the combination of its Performance cores and Efficient cores, it delivers scalable, multi-threaded performance that works seamlessly with the operating system.

“This new lineup of ASUS ROG 12th gen gaming laptops gives gamers cutting-edge technology right at their fingertips. With our 12th Gen Intel Core processors, we’ve brought the biggest shift in the x86 architecture in over a decade. The new Performance cores on our 12th generation processors are the highest performant core we’ve ever made, and the E-cores are designed to handle the heavy multi-tasking and background tasks, so that your game can run at its peak performance or your video render can finish in record time. Besides industry leading performance, we’re also bringing industry-first DDR5 memory compatibility, Thunderbolt 4 and Wi-Fi6e, making the 12th Gen Intel Core processors the best for gamers.”

Dino Strkljevic, Client Lead, Intel Client Computing Group, APJ Territory.

Also powering the new line of 12th gen gaming laptops is NVIDIA’s new RTX GPUs up to an RTX 3080 Ti. It delivers ray tracing and the best graphics performance possible on a mobile device. In addition, users will now have a choice between maximum graphical performance and extreme battery life. This is thanks to the MUX switch that is featured across all product lines, event for the TUF Gaming lineup.

ROG Flow Z13 – One Device, Infinite Play

ROG Flow Z13 – One Device, Infinite Play

The new ROG Flow Z13 leads the new 12th gen gaming laptops. It combines the best aspects of tablet mobility with PC versatility to create an all-new gaming experience. With a tablet form factor, the Z13 stays incredibly light and slim at just 1.1 kg and 12 mm thick. Though light and slim, it still packs the gaming power of much larger devices. It is also built to accommodate all styles of play, mouse, gamepad, and touch.

kickstand mode

Inspired by the ROG Mothership, the Flow Z13 houses all its components behind the screen. This allows it to stand above a desk when use, granting much better access to fresh air for cooling. In addition, the lack of a hinge allows it to have extra space inside for a wider vapor chamber and larger fans.

tablet mode

The signature feature of the ROG Flow Z13 is its screen cover. It also works as a fully functional detachable RGB keyboard with 1.7 mm of travel. It also has a built-in kickstand that can be opened to 170° for optimal usage in nearly any scenario. Its Full HD 120Hz 13-inch 16:10 Touchscreen Display also feature Dolby Vision, Pantone Validation, Adaptive Sync, 100% sRGB coverage, and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. This allows gamers to enjoy incredible picture quality whether playing the latest touch-enabled game or the latest Triple A title.

Under the hood, the device packs plenty of gaming horsepower in an ultra-thin and light chassis. It has up to a 14-core Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPU, a MUX Switch, and 5200 MHz LPDDR5 memory. For extra gaming horsepower and I/O expansion, the Flow Z13 and the updated 2022 Flow X13 are compatible with the XG Mobile line of external GPUs. This includes this year’s new addition to the XG Mobile family, which includes an AMD Radeon RX 6850M XT GPU. It also has additional USB ports, DisplayPort, HDMI, and Ethernet.

The ROG Glow Z13 will be available in the Philippines with the following variants.

SERIESMODELCOLORQUICK SPECSBUNDLEPRICEAVAILABILITY
ROG FLOW Z13GZ301ZC-LD055WBlack13″ WUXGA 120HZ/ i7-12700H/ 16GB LPDDR5 / RTX 3050 4GDDR6/ 512GB PCIE4 SSDSLEEVE,MOUSE, PEN₱99,995Early April
ROG FLOW Z13GZ301ZA-LD072WBlack13″ WUXGA 120HZ/ i5-12500H/ 16GB LPDDR5/ Intel® Iris Xᵉ Graphics/ 512GB PCIE 4 SSDSLEEVE, PEN₱84,995Available Now

ROG Strix SCAR 15/17 – No-Holds-Barred Powerhouse

ROG Strix SCAR 15 17 – No-Holds-Barred Powerhouse

The ROG Strix SCAR 15 and 17 will be powered by up to an Intel Core i9-12900H CPU. It is also paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU with a 150W max TGP. Next-gen DDR5 RAM clocked at 4800 MHz and a PCIe Gen 4×4 SSD also keeps the machine feeling responsive and snappy. Liquid metal is also used on the laptops CPU for improved heat transfer. It has also been updated to use Thermal Grizzly’s latest Conductonaut Extreme solution.

ROG Strix SCAR 15 17 12th gen gaming laptops

This year’s Strix SCAR 15 and 17 offers a QHD 240Hz resolution panel with Dolby Vision and Adaptive Sync with 100% DCI-P3 color accuracy. Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res audio support are also available. HDMI 2.1 port for 4K/120Hz or 8K displays and Thunderbolt 4 are also available. For users who want to personalize their SCAR, customizable Armor Caps and Keystone 2 from the previous version are also available.

The ROG Strix SCAR 15 and 17 will be available in the Philippines with the following variants.

SERIESMODELCOLORQUICK SPECSBUNDLEPRICEAVAILABILITY
STRIX SCAR 17G733ZX-LL023WSOff Black17″ WQHD 240Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3080 Ti 16GB GDDR6 / 1TB PCIE4 SSD x2ROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱219,995Available Now
STRIX SCAR 17G733ZW-LL123WSOff Black17″ WQHD 240Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6 / 1TB PCIE4 SSD x2ROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱184,995Q2 2022
STRIX SCAR 17G733ZM-LL018WSOff Black17″ WQHD 240Hz/ i7-12700H/ 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6/ 1TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱134,995Mid April
STRIX SCAR 15G533ZX-LN027WSOff Black15″ WQHD 240Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3080 Ti 16GB GDDR6 / 2TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱214,995Early April
STRIX SCAR 15G533ZW-LN108WSOff Black15″ WQHD 240Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6 / 2TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱179,995Early April
STRIX SCAR 15G533ZM-LN022WSOff Black15″ WQHD 240Hz/ i7-12700H/ 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6/ 1TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Chakram Core, Type-C PD Adapter₱129,995Early April

ROG Zephyrus M16 – Thrill Your Senses to the Next Level

ROG Zephyrus M16 – Thrill Your Senses to the Next Level

The Zephyrus M16 is one of the first ROG laptops to feature the ROG’s brand-new Nebula display. It offers 16:10 aspect ratio with 165Hz refresh rate and QHD resolution. It also offers 500 nits of peak brightness, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, and a 3ms response time. Lastly, the display also features Dolby Vision, Adaptive Sync, and Pantone validation.

Powering the device is up to an Intel Core i9-12900H CPU that’s paired with up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU at up to 120W TGP with Dynamic Boost. Adding to that, it also has up to 32GB of DDR5-4800 RAM and a blazing fast 2TB PCIe 4.0 storage.

ROG Zephyrus M16

ROG Intelligent Cooling with Liquid Metal helps keep the Zephyrus M16 running cool. Its 6-speaker setup with Dolby Atmos support also makes it a multimedia machine like no other. And with the addition of the 180° ErgoLift hinge, Built-in IR Webcam with Windows Hello unlock, and Thunderbolt 4, the revamp Zephyrus M16 is ready to thrill your senses.

SERIESMODELCOLORQUICK SPECSBUNDLEPRICEAVAILABILITY
ZEPHYRUS M16GU603ZX-K8023WSOff Black16″ WQXGA 165Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3080 Ti 16GB GDDR6 / 2TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Impact Gaming Mouse, Type-C PD Adapter₱229,995Available Now
ZEPHYRUS M16GU603ZW-K8029WSOff Black16″ WQXGA 165Hz/ i9-12900H/ 16GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3070 Ti 8GB GDDR6 / 1TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Impact Gaming Mouse, Type-C PD Adapter₱169,995Early-April
ZEPHYRUS M16GU603ZM-K8051WSOff Black16″ WQXGA 165Hz/ i7-12700H/ 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 / 1TB PCIE4 SSDROG Backpack, ROG Impact Gaming Mouse, Type-C PD Adapter₱139,995Mid-April

TUF Gaming Series – Brillinace and Endurance

TUF Gaming Series – Brillinace and Endurance

The TUF Gaming 12th gen gaming laptops are built on the core principle of providing gamers with fantastic performance without breaking the bank. The new TUF Gaming F15 and F17 is inspired by mecha anime, available in the Jaeger Gray and Mecha Gray design options. These machines meet the MIL-STD-810H specification and are tested to withstand intense heat, cold, humidity, and vibration.

The devices are also now upgraded with the 12th Generation Intel Core i7-12700H CPU. It is paired with an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU with a much higher 140W max TGP. They will also feature a hardware MUX switch and DDR5 4800MHz RAM. This means that these laptops are the best options with unmatched value for money.

Fast-paced gaming also requires high refresh rate displays. All 2022 TUF 12th gen gaming laptops will be equipped with high refresh rate options. This includes up to a FHD 300Hz Adaptive Sync display. And for improved cooling, it will feature a redesigned 84-blade Arc Flow Fans for up to 13% better airflow. They will also have Thunderbolt 4 for additional peripherals, 90WHr battery, and fast charging technology.

The TUF Gaming F15 and F17 will be available in the Philippines with the following variants.

SERIESMODELCOLORQUICK SPECSBUNDLEPRICEAVAILABILITY
TUF Gaming F17FX707ZM-HX066WMecha Gray17″ FHD 144Hz / i7-12700H / 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6 / 512GB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse₱99,995Available Now
TUF Gaming F15FX507ZM-HF076WJaeger Gray15″ FHD 300Hz/ i7-12700H / 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6/ 1TB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse₱99,995Available Now
TUF Gaming F15FX507ZM-HN075WJaeger Gray15″ FHD 144Hz/ i7-12700H / 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6/ 512GB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse₱94,995Available Now
TUF Gaming F15FX507ZM-HN073WMecha Gray15″ FHD 144Hz/ i7-12700H / 8GB DDR5 / RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6/ 512GB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse₱89,995Late-April
TUF Gaming F15FX507ZC-HN067WMecha Gray15″ FHD 144Hz/ i7-12700H / 8GB x 2 DDR5/ RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6/ 512GB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack₱74,995Late-April
TUF Gaming F15FX507ZE-HN042WMecha Gray15″ FHD 144Hz/ i7-12700H / 8GB DDR5/ RTX 3050 TI 4GB GDDR6/ 512GB PCIE3 SSDTUF Gaming backpack₱73,995Late-April

TUF Dash F15

TUF Dash F15

TUF Dash F15 is also revamped for 2022. It still retains its thin and light form factor, but with improvements under the hood. It has now a full 45W 12th Generation Intel CPU, up to a 10-core Intel Core i7-12650H. It will also feature a higher wattage NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 laptop GPU with MUX Switch.

Its screen also gets an upgrade, now sporting up to a QHD 165Hz Adaptive Sync display with 100% DCI-P3 coverage. This means gamers can enjoy a very enjoyable fast-paced gaming with a color accurate screen for content creation.

Despite the device being thin and light, the TUF Dash F15 is also equipped with a DDR5-4800MHz RAM, fast PCIe SSD, and Military Grade Durability. To keep it cool, it features a comprehensive cooling solution with the 84-blade Arc Flow Fans and anti-dust tunnels for longer operation. Thunderbolt 4, a new built-in HD camera, and Fast Charging Technology also round out the machine.

The TUF Dash F15 comes in 2 stylish colors (Off Black and Moonlight White), and will be available in the following models.

SERIESMODELCOLORQUICK SPECSBUNDLEPRICEAVAILABILITY
TUF Dash F15FX517ZM-HQ036WOff Black15″ WQHD 165Hz / i7-12650H/ 8GB x 2/ 1 TB PCIE3 SSD/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6TUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse, PD Type C Charger₱92,995Q2 2022
TUF Dash F15FX517ZM-HQ037WMoonlight White15″ WQHD 165Hz / i7-12650H/ 8GB x 2/ 1 TB PCIE3 SSD/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6TUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse, PD Type C Charger₱92,995Q2 2022
TUF Dash F15FX517ZM-HQ061WOff Black15″ WQHD 165Hz / i5-12450H/ 8GB / 1 TB PCIE3 SSD/ RTX 3060 6GB GDDR6TUF Gaming backpack, TUF Gaming Mouse₱84,995Q2 2022
TUF Dash F15FX517ZE-HN031WOff Black15″ FHD 144Hz / i7-12650H/ 8GB/ 512GB PCIE3 SSD/ RTX 3050 Ti 4GB GDDR6TUF Gaming backpack₱79,995Q2 2022
TUF Dash F15FX517ZC-HN032WOff Black15″ FHD 144Hz / i5-12450H/ 8GB / 512GB PCIE3 SSD/ RTX 3050 4GB GDDR6TUF Gaming backpack₱64,995Early-April

Source: Press Release

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