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The GeForce RTX-powered ROG G703GX and ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW are now here in Malaysia

by Vyncent ChanFebruary 28, 2019
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ASUS’ high-end gaming laptops, the ROG Chimera G703 and ROG Zephyrus S has just received a major upgrade with the latest NVIDIA GeForce RTX graphics. These laptops are now ready to take on any raytraced and DLSS titles you have.

ROG Chimera G703GX

The ROG Chimera G703GX will be available in two variants, with either an overclockable Intel Core i9 8950HK processor, or an Intel Core i7 8750H. Both variants will tout the GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6, which will be feeding the beautiful 17.3″ 1080p display with a 144 Hz refresh rate, G-SYNC and 100% sRGB gamut.

Keeping things cool will be the HyperCool Pro thermal system, with 12V fans that can push loads of air out of the chassis. The following are the specifications for the two variants of the ROG G703GX offered here in Malaysia:

G703G-XEV121TG703G-XEV115T
ProcessorIntel Core i9 8950HKIntel Core i7 8750H
Memory32GB DDR4 2666 (16GB x 2)16GB DDR4 (16GB x 1)
Storage2 x 512GB PCIe 3.0 x4 (RAID 0)
1 x 512GB PCIe 3.0 x 4 SSD
2 x 256GB PCIe 3.0 x4
1TB Seagate FireCuda SSHD
GPUNVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 8GB GDDR6
Display17.3″ FHD, IPS-level, 144 Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, anti-glare
Connectivity2.5Gb Ethernet
WiFi 802.11ac 2*2
Bluetooth 5.0
1 x Thunderbolt 3/USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type-C)
3 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (Type-A)
OSWindows 10 Home (64bit)
Battery96 WHrs, 8-cell Li-ion, 14.4V
Warranty2 year Global
PriceRM19 999RM14 999

For desktop-class performance in a laptop, the ROG Chimera G703 is definitely the laptop to go for. We tested its older configuration featuring a GeForce GTX 1080, and we were suitably impressed. Read more about it here.

ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW

The much svelter ROG Zephyrus S comes with a GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q, crammed into a body that’s less than 15.75mm thick. It’s not only thin though, as it features a footprint not much larger than its display thanks to the super-narrow bezels around the screen.

While thin, the ROG Zepyhrus S touts the innovative Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) which expands to help the Zephyrus S draw in more air when you are pushing the limits in demanding games. With 12V fans pushing air through quad heatsinks, the ROG Zephyrus tames the thermals without having to sacrifice in terms of looks.

The following is the specifications for the ROG Zephyrus S GX531GW that will be offered here in Malaysia

GX531G-WES014T
ProcessorIntel Core i7 8750H
Memory16GB DDR4 2666 (8GB x 1 + 8GB on-board)
Storage512GB PCIe NVMe SSD
GPUGeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 8GB GDDR6
Display15.6″ FHD, IPS-level, 144 Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, anti-glare
ConnectivityWiFi 802.11ac 2*2
Bluetooth 5.0
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C with DP 1.2 and USB Power Delivery
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0 Type-A
OS Windows 10 Home (64bit)
Battery60 WHrs, 4-cell Li-ion, 15.4V
Warranty2-year Global
PriceRM9999

Portable yet a beast when it comes to performance, the ROG Zephyrus S is perfect as a gaming laptop for those who are always on the go.

Pokdepinion: Dear Santa, I know it’s too soon, but how about a ROG Zephyrus S?

About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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