Lumpur, Malaysia (07th November 2014) — ASUS
Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the immediate availability of GR8 here
in Malaysia. The ROG GR8 is a console-inspired gaming PC that delivers
incredible performance in a compact 2.5-liter chassis. ROG GR8 boasts an Intel®
Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX
750Ti graphics for Full HD gaming. It features up to 16GB DDR3L memory, a hard
disk drive or high-speed solid state drive (SSD), built-in dual-band 802.11ac
Wi-Fi, and comes preinstalled with Windows 8.1. ROG
GR8 also has a built-in Miracast receiver to stream HD content wirelessly from supported
Android smart devices or Windows 8.1 PCs directly to a HDTV.
GR8 features special slide-off covers for easy access to the additional 2.5-inch
drive bay and SO-DIMM memory slots for quick upgrades. Its 2.5-liter chassis
comes with a matte-black finish, Mayan-inspired detailing, and a pulsing illuminated
ROG logo. This compact design is ideal for gamers’ bedrooms and living rooms,
and provides an added level of portability when attending LAN parties.
an Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 750Ti graphics, the powerful
ROG GR8 has the performance to run today’s games in Full HD for a truly
immersive gaming experience. ROG GR8 even has 4K/UHD support (30Hz only) and
can be hooked up to a HDTV through a HDMI or DisplayPort connection for truly
GR8 has Intel Ethernet for better throughput; with enhanced TCP and UDP
performance giving it twice the speed of similar technologies for small online
game packets. ROG GR8 also has GameFirst III that optimizes networks to give
users lag-free gameplay. It prioritizes game packets and allocates more
bandwidth for smooth, lag-free gaming. GameFirst III features four preset
packet-priority modes, and manual settings for users who want total control
over their network. The built-in Network Monitor tool even lets users manage
network traffic and test connection speeds.
pre-installed Steam utility lets users download games into the ROG GR8 in just
a few clicks. They can even play their PC games on a Full HD TV thanks to Steam
GR8 features SupremeFX audio for immersive sound to accompany its stunning
visuals. ROG GR8 has an internal design that reduces electromagnetic
interference, and utilizes premium components and audio utilities for
unrivalled in-game audio.
analog and digital components found in ROG GR8 are physically isolated and
separated to keep electromagnetic interference down to a minimum. It uses
premium Japanese-made ELNA® audio capacitors that provide warm and
natural sound reproduction, and render in-game audio in greater detail.
help users get the most out of its incredible audio hardware, ROG GR8 features a
powerful collection of audio solutions, including Sonic SenseAmp, Sonic
SoundStage, Sonic Studio, and Sonic Radar II. Sonic SenseAmp automatically
adjusts the built-in amplifier to match headphone impedance for pitch-perfect
SoundStage lets gamers select the best audio settings for their favorite game
genres in real time. This can be done via software, or purely though hardware
via the BIOS menu; it does this without the help of the OS or drivers. Sonic
SoundStage even works great with SteamOS.
Studio is a tuning suite that features one-click Virtual Surround for
7.1-channel audio, even on 2-channel stereo headsets. It even lets users control
Reverb, Bass Boost, Equalizer, Voice Clarity and Smart EQ settings as well for
amazing sound. Sonic Radar II features an on-screen overlay that shows the
relative position of gunshots, footsteps and other sound effects to give gamers
an aural advantage on the battlefield.
and efficient, silent and cool operation
GR8 features a user-friendly upgradable design, with special slide-off covers for
easy access to the additional hard disk expansion and memory bays for quick
upgrades. ROG GR8 is energy-efficient too, drawing less than 15W at idle, and
is whisper-quiet at just 20dB at idle and 28dB when running at full capacity —perfect
for the living room or bedroom. Inside, ROG GR8 has a dedicated large-scale fan
and copper heat sinks that direct heat away from the CPU and GPU for maximum
GR8 comes bundled with two superb ROG accessories: the amazing ROG Gladius
optical mouse and M801 mechanical keyboard, which give players supreme command
and control in the most intense gaming situations.
Gladius is a wired optical gaming mouse that gives gamers a competitive
advantage in FPS games. It features ultra-durable Omron switches with the exclusive
easy-swap switch socket design for customizable click resistance, a two-level
DPI switch, slide-to-press side switches, and a 6400DPI optical sensor that
tracks up to 200 inches per second and 50g acceleration.
M801 mechanical keyboard has an aggressive geometric design, compact
dimensions, and features like anti-ghosting, N-key rollover, and game/PC modes
to give PC gamers uncompromised gaming control. It features six backlighting
modes for low-light gaming environments, and utilizes durable MX-grade red
mechanical switches for responsive keystrokes.