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Asus unveils its RTX 3000-series ROG cards, Wi-Fi 6E router, 360Hz monitors, more

What merely occurred? With Nvidia’s Ampere announcement on all people’s ideas, Asus held its Meta Buffs launch event revealing a model new lineup of ROG merchandise, along with the world’s first WiFi 6E router, 360Hz screens, a mechanical keyboard, headset, mouse, and several other different fashions of the RTX 3090, RTX 3080, and RTX 3070.

The new graphics taking part in playing cards will in all probability purchase in all probability essentially the most consideration, or course. They cowl the ROG Strix, TUF, and Dual producers, with Strix and TUF receiving all three of the model new 30xx range, whereas the cheaper and smaller Dual is restricted to the RTX 3070.

Asus writes {{that a}} greater heatsink designed to cope with the elevated airflow requires fills lots of the Strix’s 2.9-slot footprint. No phrase on the alternative taking part in playing cards’ dimension, nevertheless PC Gamer expects the TUF to be not lower than a 2.6-slot design whereas Dual will in all probability keep twin slot.

Nvidia spoke masses about Ampere’s cooling properties, one factor Asus addresses inside the Strix’s description: “The center fan leverages a full-height barrier ring and 13 fan blades to provide boosted static pressure that drives air through the heatsink fins and onto the GPU heat spreader. The two outer fans feature 11 blades each and half-height barrier rings to allow for more lateral dispersion and to provide better airflow through the cooling array. Turbulence between fans is reduced due to a reversal of the center fan’s rotational direction.” Yes, that middle fan spins within the different technique to the outer blades.

The Strix can be power-hungry, using three 8-pin vitality connectors and drawing as a lot as 400 watts. The TUF and Dual, within the meantime, use two 8-pin connectors.

No phrase on worth, nevertheless Nvidia prices its Founders Edition RTX 3090 at $1,499, the RTX 3080 at $699, and the RTX 3070 at $499.

Elsewhere, Asus launched the ROG Swift 360 Hz PG259QN and PG259QNR gaming screens, every of which provide a blistering 360Hz refresh cost which will doubtlessly make them fascinating to eSports rivals.

The 24.5-inch exhibits embrace Full HD resolutions, G-Sync, and numerous completely different choices. The solely distinction between the two is the PG259QN provides the Nvidia Reflex Latency Analyzer, which reveals how prolonged it takes for a PC to course of an enter and change it into present output by plugging an appropriate mouse straight into the monitor.

Asus moreover has a ROG Swift PG329Q 32-inch (2,560 x 1,440) 175 Hz gaming monitor on the way in which by which. It boasts G-Sync, Quantum-dot experience with manufacturing unit shade pre-calibration, DisplayHDR 600 certification, DCI-P3 98%, and sRGB 160%. No phrase however on pricing or availability for any of the screens.

The Asus ROG Rapture GT-AXE11000 was moreover revealed, a high-end, tri-band gaming router and the first to help Wi-Fi 6E transmissions inside the 6 GHz band. You may remember that the FCC voted to open a bit of radio spectrum inside the 6 GHz band for unlicensed use earlier this 12 months. It’ll arrive in December, and whereas no price has been revealed, rely on it to worth higher than the $450 Wi-Fi 6 model.

Other new ROG merchandise embody the ROG Delta S gaming headset, “the first gaming headset with Master Quality Authenticated (MQA) technology.” There’s moreover the 79-gram ROG Keris Wireless mouse, ROG Strix XF 120 cooling fan, and ROG Strix Scope RX keyboard, which is the first to utilize ROG RX Red Optical Mechanical Switches that attribute a hollow-square stem design with embedded RGB LEDs.

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