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    ROG Strix GL12

    Rebirth of a Gaming Beast
    Design
    Defying convention
    CPU
    Overclocked for formidable firepower
    Overclocked to
    5.1GHz
    Top Speed
    Up to
    9th Gen
    Intel® Core™ i9 processor
    CPU Performance*
    Top Speed at 5.1GHZ
    29%FASTER
    Intel Base Frequency at 3.6GHZ
    CPU-Overclocking Cinebench Test*
    i9-9900K
    1.47XFASTER
    i7-8700K
    * ROG Strix GL12CX with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 graphics card, 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor, and 32GB DDR4 RAM.
    Graphics
    Unrivaled graphics performance
    * VR Ready capability may vary by product specification. Please check with your ASUS supplier for more information.
    Up to GeForce®
    RTX2080Ti
    Graphics
     
     
     
     
    Game Test
    Geared for the latest games
    * ROG Strix GL12CX with NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX 2080 graphics card, 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9-9900K processor, and 32GB DDR4 RAM.
    Black Ops 4
    70fps
    4K Ultra
    Tomb Raider
    62fps
    4K Ultra
    GEFORCE RTX 2080 GRAPHICS REINVENTED NVIDIA’s newest flagship graphics card is a revolution in gaming realism and performance. Its powerful NVIDIA Turing™ GPU architecture, breakthrough technologies, and 11 GB of next-gen, ultra-fast GDDR6 memory make it the world’s ultimate gaming GPU.
    NVIDIA Turing™ Architecture This revolutionary architecture, combined with our all-new GeForce® RTX platform, fuses together real-time ray tracing, artificial intelligence, and programmable shading. You've never created and enjoyed games like this before.
    Real-Time Ray Tracing In Games Ray tracing is the definitive solution for lifelike lighting, reflections, and shadows, offering a level of realism far beyond what's possible using traditional rendering techniques. NVIDIA Turing™ is the first GPU capable of real-time ray tracing.
    Performance GeForce® RTX gaming GPUs come loaded with next-generation GDDR6 memory, support for DirectX 12 features, and more. This is graphics reinvented.
    Game Ready Drivers Get the highest levels of performance, and the smoothest experience possible, from the moment you start playing.
    Breakthrough Gaming Technologies Get the latest NVIDIA GameWorks™ technologies for smooth gameplay, cinematic experiences, and revolutionary 360-degree image capture-even in VR. Plus, get the performance to drive the latest displays, including VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors.
    VR Ready Experience next-generation VR performance, the lowest latency, and plug-and-play compatibility with leading headsets-driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies. VR audio, physics, and haptics let you hear and feel every moment.
    Storage
    Innovative DIMM.2 module for SSDs
    Read Speed
    6X
    Faster Than a SATA 3 SSD
    Read Speed
    24X
    Faster Than a SATA 3 HDD
     
    Optane memory
    Support
    Lighting
    Your machine, your style
    * All bundled peripherals are subject to change without notice. Please check with your local vendors for exact offers.
    16million
    colours
    Static
    Breathing
    Strobing
    Colour cycle
    Rainbow
    Comet / Flash & dash
    Music
    Smart
    Hot-Swap SSD Tray
    Engineered for esports
    * All images are for illustrative purposes only, please check with your local vendors for exact offers.
    Upgradability
    Armed and Ready
    Up to
    2
    HDD trays
    Up to
    2
    M.2 slots
    Up to
    2
    2.5” SSD trays
    Up to
    1
    9cm exhaust fan
    Up to
    2
    12cm exhaust fans
    Thermal Design
    Keep it cool under pressure
    Exclusive Software
    Unified System Tuning and Personalization
    Audio
    Premium audio experience
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    GUI Name
    Extensive Connectivity
    Hassle-free compatibility and faster data transfers
    * Unless otherwise stated, performance figures are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance figures may vary in real-world situations.
    USB 2.0
    USB 3.1 Gen 2
    USB 3.1 Gen 1
    RJ45
    SPDIF
    Rear speaker out
    Center / subwoofer
    Microphone
    Line out
    Line in
    Mic in / headphone out
    Card reader
    USB 2.0
    USB 3.1 Gen 1