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    ROG CG8490

    ROG CG8490

    Built To Dominate the Battlefield

    From armor-inspired surfaces to the included liquid cooling module, ROG CG8490 has been designed to deliver both functionality and style to those who demand the best.
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      Built To Dominate the Battlefield

      Designed for ultimate performance, the ASUS CG8490 gaming system brings together unrelenting output and uncompromising reliability. Stylish and armored with toughened surfaces to withstand punishing hardcore usage, it features a liquid cooling module for complete confidence in overclocking and extreme gaming. This is the finest performance desktop on the market.


      - Front door
      The case features a faceplate that slides up, revealing extensive expandability and input options - two optical drive bays, 2 x USB, card reader, IEEE 1394, audio jacks, and two 3.5” hard drive bays. It can take extra card readers and removable media devices, and the secured door closes to offer protection against dust and unwanted access.

      - Touch Sensor
      Users can turn on the CG8490 by simply touching the illuminated sensor array, which starts boot up and begins a new adventure each time.

      - Fingerprint Scanner
      Game Gate serves as a biometric scanner, giving the CG8490 the ultimate in security and privacy. Gamers can rest easy knowing no one can turn the system on and make changes to critical settings, plus the CG8490 can even recognize different users by fingerprint, loading up individual configurations for each.

      Awesome Processing Speed

      Put the mighty power of the six-core Intel® Core™ i7-980x Extreme processor to work in games and everything else. On the CG8490, this powerful CPU gets overclocked 20% over reference, easily handling massive multitasking, all the latest games, and heavy workloads.* This is ASUS factory overclocking, guaranteeing large performance gains and assured stability at all times.
      *Overclocking performance subject to specific configurations and conditions

      Superior Optimized Liquid Cooling

      Extreme performance requires extreme cooling, and the CG8490 comes with the right tools for the job. Advanced liquid cooling is included to ensure superior heat dissipation, plus all components have great thermal properties and optimized cooling components such as heatsinks and fans to ensure the very best thermal operation. This renders hardcore overclocking not just a possibility – but a reality.

      Immersed in Gameplay

      The CG8490 gives hardcore users the ultimate in graphics flexibility and power, supporting both NVIDIA SLI and ATI CrossFireX multi-GPU arrangements. It easily expands gaming across three displays in full HD 3D with NVIDIA 3D Vision surround or up to six displays via ATI Eyefinity technology, completely reinventing immersive gaming experiences. The CG8490 ships with full support for DirectX11 for the latest effects and enhancements in the newest games.