The ROG Strix GL12 is engineered to quench gamers’ never-ending thirst for extreme gaming horsepower paired with striking, unconventional design. It is powered by up to a factory-overclocked 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8700K processor (up to 4.8GHz, full six-core), with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics for boundless gaming experiences. System upgrades are effortless an esports and LAN ready hot-swap SSD tray. Coupled with customizable ASUS Aura Sync customizable light effects, the included clear side panel lets you express your gaming persona, inside and out.
ROG engineers employ the strictest standards and handpick only the very best processors for ROG STRIX GL12. It features an 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8700K processor, which when combined with Turbo Gear, can be overclocked to speeds of up to 4.8GHz using all six cores! That’s even faster than Intel Turbo Boost, which overclocks to a maximum speed of 4.3GHz using all six cores. Your gaming experiences will be smoother than ever before, so get ready to launch that next formidable strike!
ROG STRIX GL12 is packed with up to a GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card that delivers up to 3x the performance of previous-generation graphics cards for incredible gaming visuals and VR experiences*, without compromising energy-efficiency. Additionally, NVIDIA G-SYNC™ helps get rid of lag, minimize perceived stutter, and eliminate visual tearing for smooth and fast visuals, without affecting system performance!
* VR Ready capability may vary by product specification.
The slashes on the front façade of ROG STRIX GL12 can be customized with Aura Sync technology LED effects to reflect your gaming persona or the feel of the gaming you’re currently playing. Pair it with Aura Sync-supported keyboards, mice, earphones and other peripherals to give your entire gaming rig a consistent look and feel with a choice of over 16 million colors and several distinct lighting effects. Inside, the ROG liquid-cooling block features a glowing red logo, proving that this powerful machine is ready for action.
The speed and intensity at the highest levels of competition keeps competitors and fans at the edge of their seats. Tournaments such as Rift Rivals, IEM Australia, and ROG Masters require gamers to save their customized settings in a hot-swap SSD prior to going up on stage. Prepared for any LAN or tournament, the ROG STRIX GL12 features a hot-swap 2.5-inch SSD tray. Not quite a pro yet? The GL12’s hot-swap bay also provides a hassle-free way to expand your storage capacity with an additional SSD!
ROG-designed Aegis III is a system performance monitoring app that enhances gaming experiences by allowing you to track current fan speeds, CPU and memory usage, as well as download and upload status. A simple click lets you activate overclocking mode, with automatic warnings if the system exceeds temperature or voltage thresholds. In addition, you can record and edit gameplay videos to share your frags on social media with XSplit integration.
To ensure that you’re always game-ready, ROG STRIX GL12 offers extensive connectivity options so there’s more than enough ports for your gamepad, headphones, microphone and webcam. It includes two USB 3.1 Gen 2, six USB 3.1 Gen 1, and four USB 2.0 ports, with USB 3.1 Gen 2 providing blazingly-fast data transfer rates of up to 10Gbps.
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For more than a decade, ROG has channeled its passion for gaming into building innovative products and working closely with esports teams to ensure they have the right tools to pursue victory.
Processor Intel® Core™ i7-8700K 3.7GHz (Turbo up to 4.7GHz)
Graphics NVIDIA GeForce GTX1080 8GB
Memory 16GB DDR4 (2x 8GB)
Storage 1TB (7200 RPM) + 256GB SSD
Optical Drive 8X S-M DL
Wireless Data Network IEEE 802.11 ac
LAN 10/100/1000 Mbps
Expansion Slots 1 x PCIe x1 1 x PCIE x16 1 x M.2 Connector for WiFi 1 x M.2 Connector for SSD 4 x DDR4 U-DIMM SLOT
Front I/O Ports 2x USB2.0 2x USB3.1 Gen 1 1x SD Card Reader
Back I/O Ports 1x Mic-in 1x Center / Sub Woofer 1x Front Speaker Out (Line Out) 1x Rear Speaker Out 1x Line-in 1x S/PDIF-Out 1x RJ45 LAN 1x HDMI-Out 2x USB2.0 2x USB3.1 Gen 1 4x USB3.1 Gen 1 2x USB3.1 Gen 2 (Type A) 2HDMI,1DVI,2DP
Dimensions 7.0" x 15.7" x 18.0"
Weight 24.3 lbs
Software Aegis III; Sonic Studio
*All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please check with ASUS support for more detail.
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