Latest ROG Gaming Laptops With Intel 9th Gen Processor’s Price Revealed — Starts From RM3,499!
The folks at ROG Malaysia has revealed details as well as pricing of their latest gaming laptops with the latest 9th Gen Intel processors, which includes the ROG Strix G, ROG Strix SCAR III and HERO III, ROG Zephyrus, and finally the ROG Chimera G703.
ROG Strix G
Starting it off is the ROG Strix G, where it comes with up to an Intel Core i7-9750H processor. There’s the option of either 4GB or 8GB of DDR4 2666Mhz RAM and it comes with 512GB M.2 SSD. Screen wise, it is offered in 15.6″ and 17.3″ respectively, with the option of going up to 144Hz refresh rate. You can choose from a GTX 1050, GTX 1650, and GTX 1660Ti cards for your graphics. Coming to the market in mid-June, the ROG Strix G’s price starts from RM3,499 while the highest spec will cost you RM5,799.
ROG Strix Scar III
There’s two variants for the ROG Strix Scar III, where the biggest difference is the display size as well as the graphics card. It is powered by an Intel Core i7-9750H and also comes with 16GB of DDR4 RAM. There’s the PCIe NVMe 512GB SSD stored inside. For the the 17.3″ model, it comes with a 144Hz refresh rate as well as GeForce RTX 2060 graphics. As for the smaller 15.6″ variant, it offers a faster 240Hz rate and a better RTX 2070 card. The smaller variant also comes bundled with an ROG BackPack as well as the ROG Gladius gaming mouse where else the 17.3″ version only gets you the bag. Coming at the end of June 2019, you can get it at RM6,999 for the 17.3″ variant and RM7,999 for the 15.6″ version.
ROG Strix Hero III
Up next is the ROG Strix Hero III, which can be considered as a lower spec gaming laptop when compared to the ROG Strix Scar III. Despite that, it also comes with an Intel Core i7-9750H cpu and packs 16GB DRR4 RAM. It also comes with the 512GB M.2 SSD and packs RTX 2060 graphics inside. The difference between the two laptops is the display, where the Strix Hero III sports a 15.6″ IPS display that offers 144Hz refresh rate. Also coming at the end of June 2019, the ROG Strix Hero III which also comes bundled with an ROG BackPack will be available at RM6,699.
ROG Zephyrus S & Zephyrus M
Joining the list is the ROG Zephyrus S and ROG Zephyrus M laptops. They both come with an Intel Core i7-9750H chip and packs up to 16GB of on-board RAM with the addition of another 16GB (optional). The Zephyrus M comes with 512GB NVMe SSD, while the Zephyrus S starts at the same storage, with the option of a higher 1TB variant.
Screen wise, it starts from 15.6″ and up to 16.3″, with the option to go as high as 240Hz refresh rate on the ROG Zephyrus S. In terms of graphics, you can get the Zephyrus S up to RTX 2080, where else the Zephyrus M is available with a GTX 1660Ti. The ROG Zephyrus M is priced at RM6,299 and the Zephyrus S’ price starts from RM8,699. Its highest variant will cost you RM15,999. Both laptops will be available at the end of June 2019.
ROG Chimera G703
Last but not least we have the ROG Chimera G703, the powerhouse out of all the laptops on the list. It packs an Intel Core i9-9980HK processor that coupled with 16GB DDR4 RAM. For storage, it comes with 512GB of PCIe G3x4 NVMe M.2 SSD (Raid 0). It sports a 17.3″ FHD IPS display that offers 144Hz and features RTX 2080 graphics. This bad boy right here is bundled together with an ROG BackPack, ROG Gladius mouse, and ROG Headset, is priced at RM19,999 and it is now available in the country.
Pokdepinion: For me personally, I’d go for either the Zephyrus S or M, just for portability. It’s nice to have your laptop to pack a punch while also being light.