It’s fairly well-known in gaming communities that no two gamers are exactly alike. That’s why ASUS has split the ROG and TUF Gaming laptop ranges into two distinct lineups – to better reflect the varied tastes and priorities of all gamers.
The brand offers a range of features across all gaming notebooks. Things like industry-leading refresh rates, high-resolution HDR screens and innovative cooling technologies come to mind here. It really just depends on your needs. Whether that’s ultra-portability, beefy performance or the fastest refresh rate for competitive matches, ASUS probably has a model that’ll fulfil those needs irrespective of budget.
You’ll find displays with industry-leading refresh rates for competitive gamers alongside high-resolution HDR screens that immerse you in single-player experiences like never before. And all of its 2022 gaming laptops include a MUX switch that guarantees you peak performance on that trusty GPU.
ROG Flow – Gaming Versatility On the Go
The Flow family is the newest to join the lineup. Built from the ground up with ultimate portability and versatility in mind, these machines pack power that belies their thin and light exteriors. Intended to be super-portable, the ROG Flow Z13 gaming tablet and ROG Flow X13 2-in-1 fit comfortably into even the tiniest of bags but still pack a surprisingly impactful punch.
These are ideal for any kind of content consumption. Whether you’re looking for a transformer laptop with a 360° hinge, or a true tablet with a fully detachable keyboard, both Flows are excellent for watching movies, streaming your favourite TV shows or gameplay, brushing up on some art, or quickly catching up on the latest comics. Vibrant screens, robust touch support, and a small footprint make the Flow devices perfect for anyone who needs to carry their content throughout the house.
As gaming systems, the Flow family comes packed with some serious hardware. With up to a Ryzen 9 or Intel Core i9 CPU and NVIDIA RTX 3050 Ti dedicated GPU, these machines can easily power a AAA gaming experience all on their own. A custom vapour chamber in the Flow Z13 keeps these high-performance components operating comfortably in its ultraportable tablet form factor. For flagship-level GPU performance whenever you want it, you can even connect the Flow X13 or Flow Z13 to one of the company’s XG Mobile external GPUs. Using a direct PCIe interface, the XG Mobile houses a Radeon RX 6850M XT or GeForce RTX 3080 Laptop GPU in an enclosure the size of a hardcover novel. The XG Mobile also leverages the bandwidth of PCIe by providing a dedicated LAN port, additional display outputs, an SD card reader, and four high-speed USB Type-A ports.
Essentially: if you want a compact laptop on the go and a desktop-calibre experience at home, the Flow series is for you.
ROG Strix – eSports Domination for Competitive Players
When every extra frame and millisecond matters (and we know it does), the ROG Strix family delivers the ultimate in gaming performance. Featuring the highest-end CPUs and GPUs, these gaming laptops give you a competitive edge no matter what you’re playing at the moment. ROG Intelligent Cooling allows extra thermal headroom for these machines to reach higher boost clocks for exceptional sustained performance. If that’s not convincing enough, the displays feature the fastest refresh rates available on a laptop today.
For esports titles that demand the absolute highest frame rates and lowest panel response times, the 2022 ROG Strix SCAR is the clear choice. The Strix SCAR is the company’s top-of-the-line esports machine for professional gamers who demand the best performance. It can easily deliver the full sustained performance of a 150W TGP GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU while keeping the fans spinning unobtrusively and the chassis cool under your fingers.
You can select a 360Hz display with a resolution of 1920×1080 for supremely fluid and responsive animation, or a 240Hz display that balances smoothness with fine detail with its 2560×1440 resolution. Both options have 3ms response times and Adaptive-Sync, so they provide crystal clear motion and enable you to rapidly respond as soon as you engage the enemy. It’s an absolute advantage when you can literally see the enemy before they see you.
Adorned with distinct cyberpunk styling and RGB accents, the Strix family boldly announces your allegiance to the Republic of Gamers. While designed primarily as high-powered gaming machines, these laptops can also render video projects or allow you to stream with ease thanks to their powerful components. They also feature a wide array of I/O ports, including 2.5G ethernet on all 2022 Strix models, for rock-solid connections during online play. Gamers who crave unbounded performance above all need to look no further.
ROG Zephyrus – The Zenith of Form and Function
With svelte and refined exteriors, premium materials, and gaming baked deep into their DNA, the ROG Zephyrus laptops effortlessly meld form and function. While not quite as thin and light as the Flow series, Zephyrus devices pack exceptional gaming power into slim, portable designs.
Components range from mid to high-end graphics, with ROG Intelligent Cooling ensuring we get the maximum performance possible for each laptop’s thin and light form factor. When compared with affordable alternatives like ASUS TUF Gaming, though, the Zephyrus series offers a more premium all-around experience.
Select models, for example, feature the new Nebula Displays that offer 100% DCI-P3 coverage, 500 nit peak brightness and less than 3ms response times for clear motion in battle. For truly spectacular images, the Zephyrus G14 and Zephyrus Duo 16 also come with a Nebula HDR Display option, bumping the peak brightness up to an incredible 1100 nits peak brightness with a 100,000:1 contrast ratio for incredibly vivid HDR content.
Not only do these displays provide a superior gaming experience, but these high-quality 16:10 panels are also great for content creation when you aren’t fragging enemies. Subtle designs like the ROG Zephyrus M16 fit in professional scenarios as well as they do at a LAN party, while the iconic ROG Zephyrus G14 offers extras like the AniMe Matrix™ LED display on the back of the lid with custom animations that stand out from the crowd. The ROG Zephyrus G15 offers a balance of power and portability you won’t find in other 15-inch machines.
At the head of the table is the mighty Zephyrus Duo 16 and its unique dual-screen design. With up to 4K resolution, the secondary touchscreen serves as the perfect stream or chat display without losing one pixel of space for your main screen when gaming. For content creators who need portable multitasking power, streamers who need the ultimate command centre, and gamers who like to keep the dungeon map open without tabbing in and out of the game, the flagship Zephyrus Duo 16 is the perfect companion.
For a powerful, portable laptop that can do it all with premium flair, look no further than the Zephyrus series.
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