Aug 16, 2016 Written by: MasterC

ROG Announces Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GTX 10-Series Graphics Cards

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The new wave of ROG gaming laptops featuring NVIDIA GTX 10-Series graphics is here! Recently ASUS was crowned as the most dominant force in gaming laptops with 40% market share worldwide, it's really no wonder when ROG is always pushing for performance and innovations. The latest additions demonstrate why ROG is the leader in making the vessel that take you to gaming nirvana.  

The raving reviews of the recently-released desktop GTX 10-Series graphics cards are an indication of how exciting portable gaming is about to become. These new gaming laptops are VR-Ready which in itself already tells you at least how much power to expect - a lot!



The big daddy of gaming laptops comes in an 18-inch 4K liquid-cooled package. Previously intended for GTX 980 in 2-way SLI, now the new ROG GX800 can't be anything less than GTX 1080s in 2-way SLI, can it? With the ROG Hydro Overclocking System to cool the Intel Core i7 6820HK processor, up to 64GB of DDR4 memory and dual graphics cards, you're looking at a beast that is 76% faster than anything else out there (tested with 3DMark 11 and Fire Strike Ultra benchmarks). 

The 4K display features NVIDIA G-SYNC for smooth visuals, and for the first time ROG features the MechTAG (Mechanical Tactile Advanced Gaming) keyboard with mechanical switches and RGB lighting! For full specs you can visit the product page here or see some more pictures from COMPUTEX 2016 here.


ROG G800

If you find that you can settle with a single GTX 1080 (errr... most people actually dream about just one), then G800 is your best bet. With an Intel K-Series processor, 64GB of memory and a 4K display, it's ready for any of your games. This also features the new MechTAG keyboard and red-backlit keys.



ROG G752VS and G752VM

The mighty G752 comes in two more extra flavors - G752VS with GTX 1070 for 80% more gaming power compared to the previous generation (Maxwell). Paired with an unlocked Intel 6th Gen. i7 processor (capable of being overclocked up to 4GHz) and up to 64GB of DDR4 memory, be ready serious gaming on the super-fast 120Hz refresh rate display panel with the anti-ghosting backlit keyboard. G752VM is the GTX 1060 variant with 32.3% more power than the previous generation GTX 970M.


ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VM

The highly-popular super-compact 15-inch gaming laptop is back with GL502VS and GL502VM. GL502VS features the GTX 1070 while GL502VM feaures the GTX 1060. For anyone in search for the best balance between power and portability, look no further. 


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Press Release

Republic of Gamers Announces Gaming Laptops with NVIDIA GTX 10-Series Graphics Cards

Powerful gaming laptops with high-performance graphics cards to ensure ROG domination of the gaming laptop segment



  • ROG GX800, G800, G752 and Strix GL502 gaming laptops now feature up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics
  • VR-Ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards deliver incredible performance and energy-efficiency, and feature NVIDIA G-SYNC technology  
  • ASUS gaming laptops have a 40% worldwide market share in the NVIDIA GeForce GTX Series segment, according to sales data from GfK Group


Taipei, Taiwan (16th August, 2016) — ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that GX800, the world’s most powerful 18-inch gaming laptop, along with the G800, G752 and Strix GL502 gaming laptops are now available with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 10-series graphics cards. The VR-Ready NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards provide exceptional performance and energy efficiency to give gamers incredible VR-gaming experiences. These graphics cards also feature NVIDIA G-SYNC™ technology[1] to reduce lag and stutter, and eliminate visual tearing to ensure the smoothest and fastest gaming visuals.  

ASUS currently ranks as the number one gaming laptop brand worldwide with a 40% market share, according to sales data[2] compiled by GfK Group, an independent research company. ASUS gaming laptops with NVIDIA GeForce GTX series graphics also topped the global sales charts for the second consecutive year. ASUS is aiming to increase that market share to over 50% in the second half of 2016, and believes that its latest series of gaming laptops featuring NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics and Intel® K-series CPUs will ensure domination of the gaming laptop market.


ROG GX800 – the world’s first 18-inch real 4K UHD gaming laptop

ROG GX800 is the world’s first 18-inch real 4K UHD gaming laptop to feature the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 in 2-Way SLI. It gives gamers desktop-like gaming performance, silky-smooth gameplay and detailed 4K UHD gaming environments. The liquid-cooled ROG GX800 features the ROG-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System that allows for extreme overclocking of the processor, graphics card and DRAM. In 3DMark 11 and Fire Strike Ultra benchmark tests, a ROG GX800 equipped with the Hydro Overclocking System scored 76% higher than other gaming laptops in the market[3].    

ROG GX800 comes with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology and has plug-and-play compatibility with leading VR headsets to allow gamers to enjoy truly immersive VR environments. It has the MechTAG (Mechanical Tactile Advanced Gaming) keyboard with mechanical switches and customizable RGB LED backlighting for each key.


ROG G800 – experience incredible gaming speeds

ROG G800 is geared for extreme gaming performance and features the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 graphics, Intel K-series processors and up to 64GB DRAM. ROG G800 gives gamers stunning 4K UHD visuals and desktop-like processing performance with stable overclocking potential. Its MechTAG keyboard features red-backlit keys and mechanical switches that provide solid and responsive keystrokes. ROG G800 has plug-and-play compatibility with leading VR headsets to give gamers truly immersive VR environments.


ROG G752VS and G752VM – uncompromised visuals and performance

ROG G752VS features the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics card that delivers up to 80% higher performance than previous-generation graphics cards[4], an unlocked 6th-generation Intel Core i7 ‘Skylake’ processor and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM. The unlocked processor has an overclocking toolkit, allowing users to overclock the system to speeds of up to 4.0GHz. ROG G752VS boasts a panel with a super-fast 120Hz refresh rate and wide 178° viewing angles for superb image quality and contrast even when viewed from extreme angles.

The ROG G752VM variant features the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card, designed around the new NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture and which delivers up to 30% higher performance than previous-generation graphics cards[5]. ROG G752VM is also powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core i7 ‘Skylake’ processor and up to 64GB DDR4 RAM, and has a backlit anti-ghosting keyboard with 30-key rollover for precise control and input during intense gaming sessions.


ROG Strix GL502VS and GL502VM – ready to game anytime, anywhere

ROG Strix GL502 is a compact and lightweight gaming laptop powered by the latest 6th-generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-series graphics. The GL502VS model features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics, while the GL502VM variant features NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics.

ROG Strix GL502 delivers efficient and powerful performance, and is ideal for heavy gaming or productive multitasking. It has a 15-inch panel with wide 178° viewing angles so there is no color shift even when viewing the screen from extreme positions.  



Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.



About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,368 awards in 2015 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC. ASUS has more than 17,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of over 5,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2015 was approximately US$14 billion.


[1] NVIDIA G-SYNC availability may vary by model and configuration

[2] Jan-Jul 2016

[3] Determined by ASUS internal testing

[4] Determined by ASUS internal testing, compared to previous NVIDIA Maxwell Series.

[5] Determined by ASUS internal testing, compared to previous NVIDIA Maxwell Series.

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