TechCyn was invited along with other tech enthusiasts to witness a great event held in Malaysia on 25th of October 2018, also known as ASUS Incredible Intelligence 2018 Asia-Pacific region launch event organized by ASUS.
It was an honor for newcomer as TechCyn to get such invitation and, would like to use this opportunity to thank ASUS Malaysia for the warm invitation.
At the event, ASUS unveiled the latest ROG motherboards, graphics cards, displays, networking devices, mini PCs and peripherals for home, business and gaming. Being an ROG fan, I was truly delighted to witness good products are going to hit the Malaysian market soon.
Below are the lists of the products presented in the big event:
- Zenbo Junior
- ROG Maximus XI Apex
- ROG Strix XG49VQ
- ROG Strix GeForce RTXTM 2080 Ti and 2080
- ROG Rapture GT-AX11000
- ROG Delta
- ROG Balteus Qi
- ROG Gladius II Wireless
- AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System (RT-AX92U 2-Pack)
- ProArt PA34VC
- ProArt PA90
- ZenScreen Go MB16AP
ROG Strix XG49VQ Super Ultra-Wide Curved Gaming Monitor
The ROG Strix XG49VQ is a 49-inch 1800R curved HDR gaming monitor highlighting the Double Full HD (3840 x 1080) resolution, a 32:9 aspect ratio and a 144Hz refresh rate for super-smooth gaming visuals for gamer out there.
Equipped with Radeon FreeSync 2 HDR (also known as Adaptive Sync), is a technology that delivers a greater dynamic refresh rate range, low latency and a better brightness and contrast for smooth, magnificent visuals when gaming or streaming 4K videos.
Last but not least, one interesting feature of this monitor is, ASUS’s Shadow Boost technology enhances and enriches details in dark areas without overexposing bright areas for balanced images that appear true to life. Featuring as well, high dynamic range (HDR) capability and 125% sRGB color gamut coverage, XG49VQ delivers real life alike color contrast with a bright white and dark black, which meet VESA Display HDR400 certification.
ROG Maximus XI Apex
The ROG Maximus XI Apex is an ATX gaming motherboard featuring the Intel Z390 chipset. It is believed that, it supports double-capacity DIMMs, by which, features a unique memory-trace design enabling up to 32GB per slot for a total memory capacity of 64GB.
Sitting next to the memory locates a DIMM.2 modules with two M.2 slots crammed by a passive heat-sink. Maximus XI Apex is also designed for the hardcore gamer with a surplus of fan headers, 2-way SLI/3-way CFX support, extensive connectivity, integrated Intel Wireless-AC 9560 (CNVi), tasteful Aura Sync RGB lighting and a pre-mounted I/O shield.
Graphics Processing Unit (GPU)
The ROG Strix RTX 2080 Ti and 2080 keeps Turing cool with newly revamped Axial-tech fans that implement the latest innovations by including a smaller fan hub, which, allows the longer blades to increase structural integrity and allows the air movement from the heat sink array without increasing the noise levels.
I was informed that, all ROG Strix GPU’s are produced using an Auto-Extreme technology. An Auto-Extreme technology is an automated manufacturing process which sets a new standard in the industry by means, single-pass soldering process to reduce the thermal strain on the components and avoids use of harsh cleaning using chemicals, lessening the environmental impact and power consumption.
The RT-AX88U is a dual band wireless router featuring next-generation of wireless standard, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax), for ultrafast concurrent wireless transmission up to 6Gbps. Packed with OFDMA, MU-MIMO and eight gigabit LAN ports, the RT-AX88U is the ideal networking solution for the compact wireless environment and not to be forgotten, wired performance especially in LAN parties.
The RT-AX88U supports the AiMesh Wi-Fi system for seamless whole-home coverage, and, as to protect your home networking experience, AiProtection Pro was included as well for commercial-grade network security.
AiMesh AX6100 (Combo)
AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi System is the world’s first mesh Wi-Fi system featuring the latest wireless standard, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) networking, along with, OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology in conjunction to deliver fast and stable Wi-Fi transmission for better wireless experience.
In addition, the AiMesh AX6100 Wi-Fi uses 802.11ax standard with transmissions up to 4.8Gbps to connect the two RT-AX6100 units, in order to ensure the best wireless experience for the users. Last but not least, the mesh system supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) and Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) connection for legacy client devices. As for the protection against the internet world, the mesh equipped with ASUS’s AiProtection Pro, which is a commercial-grade network security to ensure, all the client devices connected to it safe from malicious attacks and, an advanced parental control feature to allow the parents to always monitor their children’s internet usage and activity.
ROG Delta is the first gaming headset in the industry to feature an industry-leading, Hi-Res ESS ES9218 Quad DAC.
The headset also features an airtight chamber and exclusive ASUS Essence drivers with audio signal diversion technology design to provide clear highs and punchy bass for highest listening experience from your PC. For RGB fans, the Delta comes with a circular-rainbow RGB lighting effects for a unique gaming style.
The headset comes with a D-shaped ear cup design for improved comfort for your ears, thus, making it an ideal for the long intermission of use. For console gamer and mobile gamer, do not worry as this headset comes with a USB-C connector and an included USB-C to USB 2.0 adapter make the headset perfect for.
ROG Gladius II Wireless
ROG Gladius II Wireless Gaming Mouse offers a dual wireless connectivity with industry-leading signal stability, movements tracked by the 16,000-dpi sensor are perfectly translated to on-screen action via ultrafast 1ms 2.4GHz or low-latency Bluetooth wireless connectivity.
Featuring Aura Sync RGB lighting to match the needs of RGB fans, the Gladius II Wireless is set to become the perfect addition to your desktop setup.
ROG Balteus Qi
ROG Balteus Qi is an RGB gaming mouse pad that combines a performance surface with the convenience of Qi wireless charging on the desktop.
Equipped 15 individually customization Aura Sync RGB lighting zones, the mouse pad is also equipped with an on-pad lighting mode button for on-the-fly adjustments and a USB 2.0 pass-through port for easy connections.
I must say, I am amazed with the presented products and will buy some to satisfy my cravings to fully ROG’d my desktop setup.
Once again, I would like to thank ASUS for inviting me for such great event and, this won’t be possible if, the public didn’t support newcomer like me into this field. Thank you from the bottom of my heart.