ASUS ROG Introduces New Products at For Those Who Dare: Boundless Virtual Event

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ASUS Republic of Gamers announced a couple of new gaming products at the For Those Who Dare: Boundless virtual event. Among these include two new ROG Strix and ROG Flow gaming laptops, a series of bags and apparel from ROG Slash, the Team ROG initiative, and a standalone first-person parkour game for ROG Citadel XV.

ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition

The new ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition offers cutting-edge cooling solutions. Among these include a custom vapor chamber and Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal applied to both the CPU and GPU.

ASUS ROG For Those Who Dare Boundless - ROG Strix SCAR 17 SE

The laptop is powered by the Intel Core i9-12950HX processor with a maximum CPU TDP of 65W. In addition, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti laptop GPU has a maximum TGP of 175W with Dynamic Boost.

Full Specifications:

ASUS ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition (2022)
Processor12th Gen Intel Core i9-12950HX processor
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti Laptop GPU GDDR6 16 GB
Max TGP 175 W
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display17.3″ FHD (1920 x 1080) 360 Hz / 3 ms, 100% sRGB, IPS-level panel with Adaptive Sync and Dolby Vision
17.3″ QHD (2560 x 1440) 240 Hz / 3 ms, 100% DCI-P3, IPS-level panel with Adaptive Sync and Dolby Vision
MemoryUp to 64 GB dual channel DDR5 4800 MHz
StorageUp to 4 TB PCIe 4.0 SSD in RAID 0
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboard
Per-key RGB with Aura Sync
Audio4 x speakers, high-performance speaker support
Dolby Atmos
Hi-Res Audio
Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.2
I/O Ports2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery
1 x USB Type-C with Thunderbolt 4
1 x RJ-45 (LAN 2.5 Gbps)
1 x HDMI 2.1
1 x 3.5 mm combo audio jack
1 x DC-in
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions395.0 x 282.1 x 23.4 ~ 28.3 mm
Weight3.0 kg

ROG Flow X16

The ROG Flow X16, on the other hand, is the third member of the ROG Flow family. It features an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS processor and an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti laptop GPU with a MUX Switch.

ASUS ROG For Those Who Dare Boundless - ROG Flow X16

The new Flow member features a flagship ROG Nebula HDR Display with a QHD mini LED panel with a 165Hz refresh rate. The panel also covers 100% of the DCI-P3 gamut and has 1100 nits peak brightness.

Full Specifications:

ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022)
ProcessorUp to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS Processor
GraphicsUp to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GDDR6 8 GB
TGP 125 W with Dynamic Boost
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display16″ 16:10 mini LED QHD (2560×1600), 165 Hz, 3ms, 100% DCI-P3, 1100 nits, 100,000:1 contrast, 512 local dimming zones, touchscreen display with Adaptive Sync, Pantone Validated, and Dolby Vision

16″ 16:10 IPS QHD (2560×1600), 165Hz, 3ms, 100% DCI-P3, 500 nits, touchscreen display with Adaptive-Sync, Pantone Validated, and Dolby Vision
Memory2 x SO-DIMM
Up to 64 GB DDR5 4800 MHz
StorageUp to 2 TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD
KeyboardOne-zone RGB / One-zone White with Aura Sync
Backlit chiclet keyboard
N-key support 1.7 mm key travel
Audio4 x speakers with smart amplifier technology
Dolby Atmos
Hi-Res Audio certified
Two-way AI Noise-Cancelation technology
3D mic array
Camera3DNR + HD IR webcam with Windows Hello
Wi-Fi / BluetoothWIFI 6E (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.2
I/O Ports1 x XG Mobile interface (including 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C with DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery)
1 x USB 3.2 Type-C with support for DisplayPort 1.4 and Power Delivery
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
1 x HDMI 2.0b
1 x 3.5 mm combo audio jack
1 x MicroSD card reader
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions355 x 243 x 19.4 mm
Weight2.0-2.1 kg

Expanded ROG Slash series

The company also introduced the new products in its ROG Slash fashion line that is inspired by cyberpunk.

ASUS ROG For Those Who Dare Boundless - ROG Slash

The fashion line features adjustable straps, multiple compartments, and water repellent TPU materials on the Crossbody Bag, Backpack, Hip Bag, and Protective Laptop bag. Meanwhile, the new Cobra Buckle Cap and Bucket Hat offer protection from the elements while standing out.

Celebrate gaming with #TeamROG

This 2022, Team ROG is expanding its roster, pairing high-end ROG products with a diverse cast of influencers, professional gamers, content creators, and athletes from around the world.

The brand is continuing its partnership with esports team Misfits Gaming as part of the initiative. Additionally, it announces its new partnership with ReKT Gaming.

To check out members of Team ROG and download their exclusive wallpapers, visit the official website.

Vault to new heights in SCAR Runner

ROG Citadel XV - SCAR Runner

Lastly, the company introduced an expansion of the ROG Citadel XV game, SCAR Runner. The game is a first-person parkour game following the story of X. It also ties in with the physical chassis of the ROG Strix SCAR 17 Special Edition with clues hidden in the laptop itself.

SCAR Runner

SCAR Running is launching a giveaway campaign with over USD 20,000 in prizes available including the Strix SCAR 17 SE and ROG Slash apparel.

The campaign will run from May 17 to June 30, 2022. If you want to know more about the campaign, visit the official website.

The local pricing and availability of the products are yet to be announced. For more information on all the products launched including the new gaming laptops, click here.

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Ram found his love and appreciation for writing in 2015 having started in the gaming and esports sphere for GG Network. He would then transition to focus more on the world of tech which has also began his journey into learning more about this world. That said though, he still has the mentality of "as long as it works" for his personal gadgets.

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