Powerful and Portable —15.6” high-performance gaming laptop with Full HD panel and real-time overclocking Extreme speed with 4th-gen Intel® Core™ i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX850M graphics Dual independent intelligent fans for maximum efficiency and minimum noise ASUS SonicMaster and ROG AudioWizard ensure optimized, powerful audio for any kind of game Remarkable detail and 178-degree viewing on a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS panel Shop Modal header Gamer Centric Design Designed for gamers, styled for beauty Show the world you're serious about gaming with the instantly-recognizable style of G550. Its precision gaming controls, adjustable-backlight keyboard, majestic red design touches and gorgeous spun-metal finish touchpad are all designed to make G550 a gamer's dream machine. IPS displays for stunning visuals With its ultra-crisp IPS screens, the G550 has outstanding visuals with enhanced color definition, brightness, and contrast. Going up to Full HD resolution, these have an anti-reflection matte coating that also repels fingerprints, making it easy to keep clean and bright. As well as excellent color accuracy and lifelike visuals, the screens on G550 have 178-degree viewing angles, so colors and clarity remain consistent from nearly any direction. Ultra-responsive one-piece illuminated chiclet keyboard With its long-travel keys for instant response, the seamless one-piece keyboard is a joy to use, even for extended sessions. Users can adjust the brightness of the majestic red backlight at any time for maximum visibility, making it easy to use G550 anywhere, any time. Extreme Performance Gaming-grade power Enjoy desktop-level performance with a pumped 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7-4700 processor and gaming-grade NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 800M series graphics, with ASUS TurboMaster technology for the ultimate gaming experience! New generation at heart G550 leverages the advanced technology and power offered by 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors, which far outpace previous-generation performance. Smart technologies embedded in the new processors lead to extra short boot times, reduced load waits, and a host of other great features that culminate in a vastly improved user experience. Awe-inspiring 3D performance — over 5,500 3DMark 11 performance! With NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX850M discrete GPUs, G550 is an awesome performer. G550 is indisputably gamer-grade and enthusiast-approved. These far outpace the previous-generation, making them the ideal choice for G550. ASUS TurboMaster for ultimate graphics performance ASUS TurboMaster technology, which includes ROG-exclusive GPU Tweak software and upgraded component design, gives you the ultimate gaming experience. It supports real-time overclocking — over 5% — for the G550's discrete NVIDIA® GTX 800 Series GPUs. It is specially designed for simple and safe overclocking, even for long periods, giving you the gaming edge when it matters. Incredibly powerful, and incredibly cool Heat is the serious gamer's worst enemy, as it can cause unreliability and performance degradation — but not in the G550. It features large-scale cooling with dual fans, twin heatpipes, and big vents that keep temperatures low even during the most intense action for guaranteed stability. High performance storage Solid state storage on G550 accelerates data access, resulting in a faster and more responsive system. SSDs are also more reliable and longer-lasting than mechanical hard drives, and by installing the operating system on solid state, G550 shortens annoying game loading times. Majestic Sound Spectacle of sound Where many gaming notebooks treat sound as an afterthought, G550 puts it front and center. It features exclusive ASUS SonicMaster and ROG AudioWizard, designed by a dedicated team of audio engineers as a careful balance of hardware and software towards the best notebook sound. Mastering audio for games and more Developed by the ASUS Golden Ear team, exclusive SonicMaster sound technology was created with the clear goal of achieving the best sound on notebook PC. In that, it's been a resounding success, and keeps getting better. SonicMaster comprises bigger speakers and larger resonance chambers to deliver more powerful sound and deeper bass. It also uses software fine-tuning of audio output, adapting to diverse applications and usage types. Whatever your sound, SonicMaster on G550 will make it better, richer, and more detailed – whether you prefer listening on headphones or speakers. DISTINCT VOCALS TRUE-TO-LIFE-SURROUND WIDE RANGE POWERFUL OUTPUT CRYSTAL-CLEAR SOUND DEEPER AND RICHER BASS Perfect sound for any application The bundled ROG AudioWizard utility is an easy-to-use and intuitive tool that allows users to create customized sound setting profiles. These can then be activated at any time for use in any application. ROG AudioWizard also includes five preset audio modes specially optimized for different game and entertainment genres. Now with MaxxAudio Professional MaxxAudio sound processing tools infuse G550 with another layer of cool sonic detail. The intuitive and friendly MaxxAudio interface helps you take charge of what your G550 sounds like, with flexible settings for different needs. You could also opt to use one of five audio modes based on content or application. In all cases, tuning sound is quick, easy, and fun. Lined up for better voice G550 holds the secret to superb voice quality when talking to other people online. It's an array microphone that far exceeds the performance of generic single-microphone designs. This is vital when communicating with teammates during multiplayer engagements, but is just as great to have for chatting and doing VoIP with family and friends. The microphones are designed to filter out ambient noise, which means that even if you're at a LAN party or some other loud event, your voice still carries true. So speak up and don't hold back! Incredible Cloud Store, share, and sync ASUS cloud services provide the most complete platform for online living that's accessible anywhere from a host of devices. With ASUS WebStorage, convenience is the main priority, offering you easy storage, sharing, and syncing of everything from business presentations to photo albums and favorite multimedia content. Each ASUS ROG G550 comes with free WebStorage space so you can easily sync your content to multiple devices and accounts simultaneously. Accessories ROG PC Gaming Accessories Maximize your game with Republic of Gamers accessories. Grab your GX gaming mouse, throw it in your durable ROG backpack along with your G series notebook, and then hit the road to a friends' house, LAN event or anywhere on your travels. ROG Accessories empower your everyday gaming with the right features, best precision and the quality you expect. ROG GX1000 ‘Eagle Eye' Gaming Mouse The ROG GX1000 gaming mouse was crafted with its high precision laser sensors capable of up to 8200dpi, and PTFE feet for effortless surface gliding for only one purpose: attain gaming superiority. The ergonomic ROG GX1000 gives you the best hand comfort to stop fatigue and the instant customizable dpi switching and indication, plus six programmable macros, are at your fingertips. ROG Nomad Laptop Backpack ROG Nomad is a backpack that's truly built for gamers. Lightweight, rugged and stylish, the Nomad can carry up to a 17-inch notebook, while its internal suspension system keeps your precious cargo safe when you're on the move. Generous shoulder padding lets you carry a heavy pack in comfort, but you won't work up a sweat before you get your game on thanks to its ventilated design. ROG Orion PRO gaming headset ROG Orion PRO gaming headset has been designed for win-focused gamers. Their 50mm neodymium drivers are fine-tuned to produce high quality, dynamic audio positioning while large 100mm over-ear cushions generate greater comfort over prolonged gaming sessions. Orion PRO offers gamers the exclusive ROG Spitfire USB audio processor, which features one-click FPS EQ, 7.1 virtual surround, and headphone amplifier modes. Products certified by the Federal Communications Commission and Industry Canada will be distributed in the United States and Canada. 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