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    ROG Strix GL12

    Rebirth of a Gaming Beast
    Defying convention
    Overclocked for formidable firepower
    Overclocked to
    Full octa-core
    Up to
    9th Gen
    Intel® Core™ i9 processor
    Unrivaled graphics performance
    * VR Ready capability may vary by product specification. Please check with your ASUS supplier for more information.
    Up to GeForce®
    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.
    Innovative DIMM.2 module for SSDs
    Read Speed
    Faster Than a SATA 3 SSD
    Read Speed
    Faster Than a SATA 3 HDD
    Optane memory
    Hot-Swap SSD Tray
    Engineered for esports
    * All images are for illustrative purposes only, please check with your supplier for exact offers.
    Armed and Ready
    Up to
    HDD trays
    Up to
    M.2 slots
    Up to
    2.5” SSD tray
    Up to
    9cm exhaust fan
    Up to
    12cm exhaust fans
    Thermal Design
    Keep it cool under pressure
    Exclusive Software
    Unified System Tuning and Personalization
    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
    Rear speaker out
    Center / subwoofer
    Line out
    Line in
    Mic in / headphone out
    Card reader
    USB 2.0
    USB 3.1 Gen 1