ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) Unveils World’s First Gaming Desktop ROG GT51CA with Titan X Graphics | Press Release, Singapore

Singapore (17 May 2016) —  In conjunction with the premiere of the latest X-Men instalment, ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled the ROG GT51CA, a powerful gaming desktop with liquid-cooled features at The Cathay. ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards.

ASUS ROG GT51 - Launch Media Event

ASUS ROG GT51 - Launch Media Event 2

Powered by the latest Intel® Core™ K-SKU processor with Turbo Gear for one-click full-core processor overclocking, the ROG GT51 is the world’s first gaming desktop to feature the latest 2-way SLI NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X graphics card and also capable of gaming at 4K display resolution.

ASUS ROG GT51 - Hands On

Also demonstrated at the press event is the compatibility ofOculus Rift virtual reality system with the ROG GT51CA, which brings gaming experience to the next level.

ASUS ROG GT51 - With Oculus Rift virtual reality system

The ROG GT51CA press event was also in collaboration with ASUS’ key partners, Intel and NVIDIA. Intel and NVIDIA keynote speakers were invited to share more about their Intel® K-SKU Processor for overclocking and NVIDIA elaborated more about their latest NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X graphics card enabling top gaming performance.

1. Aggressive, Award-Winning Design

The ROG GT51 has a bold aerodynamic-inspired design comprising of aggressive, sharp-angled polygonal edges, smooth surfaces, and a fully-functional turbine-like air intake on its front panel.

ASUS ROG GT51 - Front view

ASUS ROG GT51 - Front view (actual)

The latter features a pulse-width modulation (PWM) fan that draws air into the cooling system. Inside, a carefully thought out design ensures perfect neat cable routing. The ROG GT51CA is designed to impress, with dynamic 8-million-colour LED effects on 4 zones across its chassis, and a preset OC lighting mode that is activated whenever the system is overclocked.

ASUS ROG GT51 - Inside view

The ROG GT51CA’s bold design helped it win a 2016 iF Design Award and a 2016 CES® Innovation Award.

2. Top-Notch Gaming Performance with Effective Cooling System

The ROG GT51CA supports up to two NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X graphics card in a single desktop with 2-Way SLI for smooth, stutter-free 4K/UHD gaming at over 60 frames per second.

It also features 512GB NVMe PCIe® SSDs for data access speeds of up to 3.2Gbps — up to six times faster than SATA SSDs.

The ROG GT51CA with 2-way SLI NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X graphics card with a 64GB DDR4 RAM comes clocked at 2800MHz for faster boot-up and game load times. Furthermore, the ROG GT51CA delivers efficient heat management for stable high-performance gaming sessions.

It features the liquid-cooled Hydro Overclocking System for the processor and dedicated air channels to draw cool air into the chassis for the graphics card. In addition, its power supply unit is situated at the bottom corner of the chassis, thus providing an isolated airflow design for effective cooling. Featuring a multi-zone thermal solution, the ROG GT51 is capable of lowering the system’s internal temperatures by up to 31%, even during heavy-load marathon gaming sessions.

ASUS ROG GT51 - cooling system

3. The Ultimate Graphics Card: GTX TITAN X Graphics Card

The NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX TITAN X’s beating heart is the 28nm GM200 graphics processor unit (GPU). Built using the same energy-efficient Maxwell architecture as its GTX 900-series brethren, the TITAN X packs a whopping 3072 CUDA cores—compared to the GeForce GTX 980’s 2048—along with 192 texture units.

The card comes clocked at 1,000MHz, with a boost clock of 1,075MHz. The TITAN X packs high-capacity VRMs with 10% power headroom, a 6-phase GPU power supply with overclocking capabilities, and a dedicated 2-phase power supply for the 12GB of 7Gbps GDDR5 memory.

ASUS ROG GT51 - display

4. Extreme Overclocking Potential Intel® Core™ K-SKU processor

The ROG GT51CA is a powerful gaming desktop powered by the latest Intel® Core™ i7 processor, with Turbo Gear for one-click full-core processor overclocking to 4.6GHz. The latest Intel® Core™ processor delivers significant improvements in graphics performance to offer stunning visuals for gaming as well as compelling 4K content creation and media playback.

The Intel® Core™ i7 Extreme Edition offers extreme gamers an immersive experience, and performance that takes full advantage of 14nm technologies. Overclockers can expect flexible settings and adjustable factors including wide range BCLK tuning and granularity, plus easy overclocking with air-cooled overclocking performance and breakthrough memory overclocking headroom, adjustable for big throughput.

5. Additional Gaming Enhancements

The ROG GT51CA boasts an ESS Sabre headphone DAC and amp on its front audio jack to give users incredible audiophile-grade sound. It provides high dynamic range (DNR) and low noise levels for rich audio with less distortion.

ASUS ROG GT51 - top ports

ASUS ROG GT51 - back ports

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

The ROG GT51CA gaming desktop will be available for pre-order at S$3,498 onwards from 18 May 2016.

ASUS ROG GT51 - overview specs

To celebrate the launch of the ROG GT51CA gaming desktop model, this liquid-cooled gaming desktop will be available for pre-order at http://bit.ly/gt51preorder with the following pre-order promotions:

1) For the lowest end model with 1 x NVIDIA® GTX 980 graphics card at $3,498, pre-order will be from 18 to 29 May. Every pre-order of this model will receive a free X-Men: Apocalypse bag (worth $70), 1-for-1 X-Men movie passes (worth $11) and an exclusive ROG hoodie (worth $119).

2) For the mid-range model with 2 x NVIDIA® GTX 980 graphics card at $4,298, pre-order will be from 18May to 30 June. Every pre-order of this model is eligible to purchase the ROG G-SYNC monitor at a discounted price of $729 (Usual SRP: $1,459).

3) Last but not least, for the highest end model with 2-way SLI NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX Titan X graphics card at $7,498, pre-order will be from 18 May to 30 June. Every pre-order of this model will receive a free 4K ROG G-SYNC monitor (worth: $1,459).

Technical Specifications for GT51CA models:

GT51CA - technical specifications

For more information on the ROG GT51CA, visit www.asus.com/sg.

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