May 26, 2016

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces First Strix Series Gaming Notebook Strix GL502

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced Strix GL502, a compact 15.6-inch gaming laptop with a stunning display that delivers breathtaking visuals. Equipped with the latest quad-core Intel® Core™ i7 processor and a dedicated, up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970M GPU, Strix GL502 is a gaming powerhouse that delivers smooth performance and highly-detailed graphics with even the newest, most demanding titles. Combined with its lightweight, ultra-portable design, Strix GL502 enables users to enjoy high-end gaming anywhere.

Strix is the newest recruit into the Republic of Gamers. A series of elite gaming gear designed for the rebel in all of us, Strix delivers ROG’s premier performance, innovative technology, and leading quality, but with its own confident and dynamic attitude. Featuring bold designs and bright colors, this exciting new series possesses a spirit of fierce individualism that charges every gaming experience with thrilling energy. Strix equips players with epic speed and agility, and arms them with lethal power to dominate their game. A new generation of force has arrived. Join the Republic and experience the power of Strix.
Awesome visual experience
Strix GL502 features a 15.6-inch, non-glare in-plane switching UHD display for incredibly detailed graphics, accurate colors, and a wide, 178-degree viewing angle. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M graphics with 6GB of GDDR5 VRAM and full Microsoft DirectX® 12 support ensure the latest, graphically intensive games run smoothly, even on their highest settings. NVIDIA G-SYNC™ display technology synchronizes the display’s refresh rate with the GPU, reducing lag, minimizing frame rate stutter, and eliminating visual tearing — all without affecting system performance. All of these advanced display technologies work in concert to provide gamers truly stunning visuals and the best, most entertaining experiences possible.
Powerful, portable gaming
Strix GL502 is an incredibly powerful gaming system with a compact, lightweight design. At just 23.5mm high and weighing only 2.2kg, Strix GL502 easily fits into a backpack or bag for high-end gaming on the go. Powered by the latest-generation quad-core Intel Core i7 processor and up to 32GB of high-performance 2133MHz DDR4 RAM, Strix GL502 delivers amazing performance with the latest games. An up to 512GB M.2 NVM Express™ (NVMe) PCIe® x4 SSD together with an up to 1TB HDD provides plenty of storage for large game collections and blazingly fast performance, so gamers spend more time in the action and less time waiting on load screens.

Strix GL502 has an exclusive cooling system that uses copper heat pipes and dual fans to cool the CPU and GPU independently. This design maximizes cooling efficiency for system stability during even the longest, most intense gaming sessions.
Designed for gamers
Strix GL502 has a specially designed chiclet gaming keyboard with red-backlit scissor-switch keys that offer 1.8mm of travel distance for tactile keystrokes. It also features highlighted WASD keys, so gamers can position their hands in the right spot on the keyboard quickly.

Exclusive GameFirst III technology prioritizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming. Gamers can choose from four preset packet priority modes — Optimization, Game, Media Streaming, and File Sharing — ensuring the best networking performance for different types of activities.