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    ROG Strix GL12

    Concealed in darkness, lethal in battle
    Design
    Defying convention
    Design
    See the power
    * Actual specification may vary according to configuration.
    CPU
    Overclocked for formidable firepower
    Overclocked to
    4.8GHz
    full hexa-core
    Up to
    8th Gen
    Intel® Core™ i7 processor
    CPU Hexa-Core
    Top Speed at 4.8GHZ
    14% FASTER
    Intel Turbo Boost at 4.3GHZ
    CPU-Overclocking Cinebench Test
    i7-8700K
    50% FASTER
    i7-7700K
    * ROG Strix GL12 with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics card, 8th Gen Intel® Core i7-8700K processor, and 64GB DDR4 RAM.
    Graphics
    Ultimate graphics performance
    * VR Ready capability may vary by product specification. Please check with your supplier for detailed information.
    Up to GeForce®
    GTX1080
    graphics card
     
     
     
     
    Game Test
    Geared for the latest games
    * ROG Strix GL12 with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics card, 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8700K processor with 64GB DDR4 RAM.
    ** All bundled peripherals are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers.
    Overwatch
    150FPS
    FHD Ultra
    PUBG
    101FPS
    FHD Ultra
    Ultimate Gaming Platform NVIDIA's new flagship GeForce® GTX 1080 is the most advanced gaming GPU on the planet. Driven by the new NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture, the GeForce GTX 1080 delivers the amazing performance, innovative new gaming technologies, and immersive, next-gen VR.
    Performance The flagship GeForce GTX 1080 is a quantum leap in performance and power efficiency. It's built using ultra-fast FinFET and high-bandwidth GDDR5X technologies, and supports DirectX 12 features for the fastest, smoothest, most power-efficient gaming experiences.
    Next-Gen Gaming Technologiespan - NVIDIA Pascal GeForce GTX 1080 uses the power of Pascal to meet the demands of the latest displays, including VR, ultra-high-resolution, and multiple monitors. It features NVIDIA GameWorks™ technologies for smooth gameplay and cinematic experiences, as well as revolutionary 360-degree image capture—even in VR.
    VR Ready Discover 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.
    Lighting
    Your machine, your style
    * All bundled peripherals are subject to change without notice. Please check with your supplier for exact offers.
    16million
    colors
    Static
    Breathing
    Strobing
    Color cycle
    Rainbow
    Comet / Flash & dash
    Music
    Smart
    Hot-Swap SSD Tray
    Engineered for esports
    * All images are for illustrative purpose only, please check with your supplier for exact offers.
    Upgradability
    Armed and Ready
    Up to
    2
    HDD trays
    Up to
    1
    SSD tray
    Up to
    2
    Exhaust fans
    Thermal Design
    Keep it cool under pressure
    Storage
    Ultra-fast responsiveness
    6X
    Faster Than SATA 3 SSD
    24X
    Faster Than SATA 3 HDD
    Optane memory
    Support
    NVME Gen 3 X4 SSD
    3446
    SATA 3 SSD
    520
    SATA 3 HDD
    110
    * ROG Strix GL12 with NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics card, 8th Gen Intel® Core i7-8700K processor, 64GB DDR4 RAM, and 512GB PCIE SSD.
    Exclusive Software
    Control at your fingertips
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    Audio
    Premium audio experience
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    Extensive Connectivity
    Hassle-free compatibility and faster data transfers
    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