ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that its latest gaming system, the ROG Zephyrus M (GM501) gaming which is now powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core processors. Other products powered by the new processors include the ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI), ROG G703, ROG Strix SCAR Edition, and ROG Strix Hero Edition. All products powered by the 8th Gen Intel Core processors feature Aura Sync technology for gamers to customize lighting to suit their own preferences.

ROG Zephyrus M (GM501)

ROG Zephyrus M

ROG Zephyrus M provides users with gaming-desktop levels of performance in a compact package. As well as being the world’s slimmest gaming laptop powered by an 8th Gen Intel Core CPU and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (Max-P) graphics, it’s also the first such laptop to feature an IPS-level display with a superfast 144Hz refresh rate and ultra-responsive 3ms gray-to-gray (GTG) response time.

ROG Zephyrus M

The patented ROG Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) and 12-volt anti-dust fans ensure its high-performance CPU and GPU stay cool during marathon gaming sessions. Zephyrus M also features exclusive software that allows users to switch GPU modes according to the task at hand.

This is what the original Zephyrus should have been.

ROG Zephyrus (GX501GI)

ROG Zephyrus is the world’s slimmest gaming laptop that’s powered by the latest 8th Gen Intel Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (Max-Q) graphics. The 15.6-inch Zephyrus features an ultra slim profile and incorporates the ROG-exclusive Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) — a specially designed cooling system that also includes Anti-Dust Cooling and Fan Overboost technologies.It has an IPS-level panel with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, 100% sRGB colour gamut and NVIDIA G-SYNC for flawless gaming visuals.

ROG G703

ROG G703 is powered by a factory-overclocked 8th Gen Intel Core i9 processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics for unrivalled gaming prowess. It has a 17.3-inch FHD IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms GTG response time, NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, and anti-glare coating. HyperDrive Extreme storage uses exclusive technology to provide gamers with RAID 0 SSD speeds of up to 8700MB/s — the fastest ever found in a laptop.

ROG Strix GL703 SCAR Edition

ROG Strix SCAR Edition is designed to give gamers a competitive edge in FPS esports titles like Counter-Strike, Overwatch, and Team Fortress 2. This gaming laptop is powered by up to the latest 8th Gen Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce 10-Series graphics and features an IPS-level display with a 144Hz refresh rate, 3ms response time, and NVIDIA G-SYNC technology for super smooth visuals.

Strix SCAR Edition also has a desktop-style keyboard with Aura Sync, N-key rollover, and fast-actuating keys. It features the patented Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system that expels harmful dust particles and dirt from the system to improve stability and durability. It includes Aura Sync technology so gamers can customize and sync light effects with compatible gaming mice, headsets, and other peripherals

ROG Strix GL503 Hero Edition

ROG Strix Hero Edition is designed to give gamers a competitive edge in Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) games like League of Legends and Dota 2, as well as RTS and RPG titles. This gaming laptop is powered by up to the latest 8th Gen Core i7 processor and NVIDIA GeForce 10-Series graphics and features a 120Hz display with wide-view technology and a 130% sRGB colour gamut.

Strix SCAR Edition also has a desktop-style keyboard with Aura Sync, N-key rollover, and a 20-million-key-press lifespan. It features the patented Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system that expels harmful dust particles and dirt from the system to improve stability and durability. It includes Aura Sync technology so gamers can customize and sync light effects with compatible gaming mice, headsets, and other peripherals.

Specifications & Availability ETA

[2018 April 17] The G703 is expected to available in May 2018 while the Zephyrus and Zephyrus M will be available at the end of April 2018. ROG Strix SCAR and HERO edition are now available at ASUS ROG official retail channels. The specification list is sorted by the price range (descending order).

The G703 is expected to available in May 2018 while the rest will be available in April 2018. The specification list is sorted by the price range (descending order). Exact pricing details to be updated.

Model Series Model Name Local Product Spec (Malaysia) Panel Tech SRP (RM)
G703 G703G-IE5095T i9-8950HK/16G*2/2T SSHD + 256G*2 PCIE SSD
GTX1080 8G/Win10/FHD 144Hz
IPS RM 19,999
Zephyrus GX501G-IEI017T i7-8750H/16+8G/1T PCIE SSD
GTX1080 8G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 144Hz
IPS RM 15,999
Zephyrus-M GM501G-SEI006T i7-8750H/16G/1T SSHD + 256G PCIE SSD
GTX1070 8G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 144Hz
IPS RM 9,299
Strix Scar Edition GL703G-SE5026T i7-8750H/16G/1T SSHD + 256G PCIE SSD
GTX1070 8G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 144Hz
IPS RM 8,799
Zephyrus-M GM501G-MEI011T i7-8750H/16G/1T SSHD + 256G PCIE SSD
GTX1060 6G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 144Hz
IPS RM 7,999
Strix Scar Edition GL703G-ME5029T i7-8750H/8G/1T SSHD + 256G PCIE SSD
GTX1060 6G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 144Hz
IPS RM 6,999
Strix Scar Edition GL703G-EEE035T i7-8750H/8G/1T SSHD + 128G PCIE SSD
GTX1050Ti 4G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 120Hz
TN RM 5,299
Strix Hero Edition GL503G-EEN057T i7-8750H/8G/1T SSHD + 128G PCIE SSD
GTX1050Ti 4G/WIN10/FHD WV 300nits 120Hz
TN RM 4,899
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