A family of beasts

ASUS, has continued to invest heavily in gaming PCs and peripherals, and that has led to the formation of the Republic Of Gamers range, called ROG. It includes crazily specced motherboards , overclocked graphic cards and boom headsets. Recently , they have brought some fresh blood into this range and that includes three Z 68 motherboards that support the new SandyBridge range of processors, two new Nvidia GTX 580 based graphic cards and a boom gaming headset.

PR after the break

ASUS introduces a New Era of ROG with a Range of High-Performance Products for Demanding PC Gamers

New Republic of Gamers products announced for 2011 include motherboards, graphics cards, a headset, a powerful desktop and a stunning 27-inch 3D desktop display


Taipei, Taiwan, (Computex, 2nd June, 2011) — ASUS, a global leader in the new digital era, today announced a number of exciting new products for high-performance gaming PCs to further expand its Republic of Gamers (ROG) range. Established five years ago, ROG is committed to developing the ultimate high-performance hardware.

“The ROG philosophy is based on the core ideals of class-leading performance, innovative user controls and gamer-focused design,” said ASUS Vice President and GM of Worldwide Sales, Jackie Hsu. “The products announced today not only hold true to these ideals, but also introduce a host of new innovations that push high-end PC performance to even greater extremes.”

ASUS unveiled today three new ROG motherboards based on the latest Intel® and AMD chipsets that bring new levels of performance for PC builders. The Maximus IV GENE-Z and Maximus IV Extreme-Z both use the new Intel® Z68 chipset to deliver unparalleled gaming and overclocking features, while the Crosshair V Formula is the first AMD 990FX-based motherboard supporting both 3-Way SLI™ and CrossFireX™, and with a graphical UEFI BIOS. Two new NVIDIA® GTX 580-based graphics cards, the MATRIX GTX580 and MARS II, further expand the ROG range.

Recognizing that a successful gaming experience depends on more than just what is inside a PC, ROG now also includes new PC peripherals. The first peripheral in the ROG family is the Vulcan ANC gaming headset with active noise-cancelling technology, which ensures an immersive audio experience, whatever the gaming environment. Combine all the great ROG hardware and attach it to an ASUS VG278H 3D 27-inch display that is designed for gaming, and gamers can become immersed in the latest titles.

Zane Ball, General Manager for Desktops at Intel, said: “We’ve had great success in the gaming market and we appreciate that a vendor like ASUS is devoted to this field. Brands such as ROG demonstrate the best practice for gaming and overclocking PC hardware, and the two new motherboards and one desktop with Intel Z68-based chipsets announced today offer exciting new performance-turning opportunities.”

Over the past five years, ROG products have been recognized by a number of renowned industrial design awards bodies such as iF Design, Red Dot and Good Design and have been well received by power PC users worldwide. Over 1,200 awards from the media are testament to the quality and innovation delivered by ROG and its commitment to delivering total domination in the high-performance PC field. Rest assured that ROG will continue to annihilate records and crush the competition for years to come.

 “We are keen to provide the most innovative and powerful solutions for our users, which is why ROG has a team dedicated to researching and developing ideas that go well beyond what you might expect,” said Jackie Hsu.


Please visit our Computex 2011 website for more information: http://press.asus.com/computex2011/rog/

ASUS at Computex 2011

For the complete ASUS Computex product lineup, please visit us between 9:30AM and 6:00PM at the Taipei World Trade Center, Nangang Exhibition Hall, 4F, Booth M1009-3501A, May 31 to June 4.

Please visit http://press.asus.com/computex2011 for the latest ASUS Computex announcements.

For more details about the products mentioned in this press release, go to www.techinstyle.tv


About Republic of Gamers

In 2006, ASUS created the Republic of Gamers brand (ROG) for the sole purpose of delivering the most innovative hardcore hardware for truly dedicated gamers. The ROG team constantly strives to deliver PC gaming technology breakthroughs and the name has become legendary among high-performance enthusiasts. ROG specializes in more than just hardware though, and it takes an active part in the global gaming community by sponsoring events such as QuakeCon, BlizzCon and Dreamhack. Worldwide media and hardware pros have recognized ROG as a leader in PC gaming through countless awards. With overwhelming positive feedback from gamers and the industry, ROG promises non-stop innovation. Technology never sleeps, so nor should the action! To learn more, visit ROG at http://rog.asus.com.

About ASUS

ASUS, the world’s top 3 consumer notebook vendor and the maker of the world’s best-selling and most award winning motherboards, is a leading enterprise in the new digital era. ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home, office and person, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktops, Eee Box and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, tablet devices, servers, multimedia and wireless solutions, networking devices, and mobile phones. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 3,398 awards in 2010, and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with the Eee PC™. With a global staff of more than 10,000 and a world-class R&D team of 3,000 engineers, the company’s revenue for 2010 was around US$10.1 billion.


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