Asus PH’s ROG ships in Ryzen-powered Strix GL70ZC gaming laptop

Republic of Gamers (ROG), Asus Philippines’ gaming division, has announced the local availability of the Strix GL702ZC – the world’s first gaming laptop featuring the AMD Ryzen 7 processor and an 8-core computing power with multi-threading technology for handling hardcore gaming and heavy media consumption.

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A brainchild of computer processor company AMD and Asus’ partnership, the Strix GL702ZC features a maximum boosted speed of 3.7GHz and an AMD Radeon RX580 graphics with 4GB DDR5 VRAM for the visual duties and virtual reality (VR) applications.

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The Strix GL702ZC has a variation of up to 17.3-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS display with 178-degree wide viewing angles and AMD FreeSync display technology. There’s also a 1080p variant at 75Hz and 120Hz In addition, this gaming laptop works with FreeSync-compatible external monitors via DisplayPort or HDMI.

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“The Philippine gaming landscape is starting to be really exciting every single day and we take this opportunity to introduce new and innovative gaming machines. Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) is committed to empower Filipino gamers and enthusiasts by providing beyond conventional products that meets the evolving demands of today’s consumers,” shared George Su, country manager of Asus Philippines System Business Group.

The backlit keyboard features anti-ghosting technology, with the black exterior and brushed aluminum lid setting the appropriate gaming atmosphere along with the red backlighting and the colored caps for the WASD keys. With 30-key rollover and Asus-exclusive Overstroke keyboard  technology, users can experience better actuation point of the key, resulting in faster input.

ROG Strix GL702ZC Specifications

Specification GL702ZC
Color Myst Black
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 1700, 8C/16T, 65W;
AMD Ryzen 5 1600, 6C/12T, 65W;
Graphics Card AMD Radeon™ RX580; 4GB DDR5 with VR Support
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Memory 8GB or 16GB DDR4 with 64GB MAX SUPPORT
Storage 1TB HDD 7200RMP + 128GB SSD / MAX 512GB NVME
Display 17.3”  IPS FHD (1920 x 1080) 75Hz, FreeSync
17.3”  IPS FHD (1920 x 1080) 120Hz, FreeSync
Anti-glare and wide-view technology

Measuring 1.3-inch in thickness while weighing less than 3.18kg, the ROG Strix GL702ZC will be available this October 2017, hitting the P99,995 (AMD Ryzen 7 variation) and P84,995 (AMD Ryzen 5 variaton) price points.

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