Asus ROG announces world’s smallest VR-friendly gaming PC ROG GR8 II
Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the world’s smallest gaming PC ROG GR8 II, that is designed for VR, and has the most advanced graphics in its class.ROG GR8 II is a 4-liter gaming PC with full gaming desktop performance to cater to any gamer’s requirements. It has the most advanced graphics in its class with full-size custom Asus GeForce GTX 1060 desktop-grade graphics. It is powered by up to a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 (‘Kaby Lake’) desktop-grade 65W processor and 32GB of DDR4 memory, and can run the latest AAA gaming titles smoothly.
ROG GR8 II has a VR-friendly design with two HDMI ports to connect a VR headset and display simultaneously. Its specially-designed cooling system provides the stability required for non-stop gaming marathons; while gaming-friendly features such as Intel Gigabit Ethernet and ROG-exclusive SupremeFX, Sonic Studio III, Sonic Radar III and GameFirst IV technologies enable epic gaming experiences. GR8 II also features ASUS Aura Sync RGB lighting, which has 12 light synchronization modes with a variety of Aura Sync-compatible ROG peripherals for a myriad of customization options.
ROG GR8 II is a console-sized gaming PC designed for unstoppable gaming and VR experiences. It redefines PC gaming by allowing gamers to take full-gaming desktop-grade performance everywhere they go. The desktop-grade custom Asus GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card delivers three times (3x) the performance of previous-generation cards and brilliant VR performance.In testing, ROG GR8 II performed 47% better than similar GTX 960-equipped gaming PCs and 10% better than GTX 970-equipped gaming PCs. Gamers can hook up two displays via HDMI for their Twitch streams and chat rooms, or play games on up to three HD displays through DisplayPort. In addition, GR8 II supports 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) displays and features Nvidia G-SYNC technology.
ROG GR8 II has a stylish 4-liter chassis that is ideal for any room, and can be connected to a TV for big screen entertainment. It is also compact and light enough to bring to LAN parties. ROG GR8 II has a bold spacecraft-inspired design with a matte-black finish. It has chiseled sharply-angled side panels, a Plasma Copper-colored mid-frame and a perfectly-framed ROG logo on the side panel for an eye-catching aesthetic that stands out among other gaming desktops. ROG GR8 II has a specially-tuned cooling system with an optimized airflow design, copper heat pipes and dual fans to purge heat from the system. Cleverly-designed vents and dedicated chambers for the processor and graphics card provide the right amount of airflow to each component for stable performance for non-stop gaming marathons.