If you’re a serious hard-core gamer, you’re going to love ASUS’ new ROG GT51. This gaming desktop is liquid-cooled, and the first to feature the latest 2-way SLI NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card and the latest generation of Intel Core i7 processor with full-core Turbo Gear.
ASUS’ ROG gaming desktops are recognised for their top-notch performance, custom designed cooling, and bold aerodynamic-inspired chassis design. The new ROG GT51 follows the same pattern of success.
Gaming performance now reaches to a new level with the ROG GT51. It is the first gaming desktop to support two NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X graphics card with 2-way SLI, supporting smooth, stutter-free 4K/UHD gaming at over 60 frames per second. The Titan X packs a whopping 3072 CUDA cores, and 192 texture units. In comparison, the GTX 980 has 2048 CUDA cores. This setup enables the ROG GT51 to drive cutting edge virtual reality headsets such as the Oculus Rift, using two high-resolution displays running at 90Hz and delivering constant 90 frames per second for an ultra-smooth immersive virtual reality experience.
The ROG GT51 comes in three configurations. All are fitted with Intel’s Core 6th generation i7-6700K processor with full-core Turbo Gear overclocking up to 4.6 GHz. Also standard is 512 GB of NVMe PCIe SSDs for blazingly fast data access speeds of up to 3.2 Gbps, and additional 2 TB HDD.
The three configurations available differ in the graphics card and memory.
- The top-end GT51CA-SG001T comes with 64GB of 2800MHz DDR4 RAM, and 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan X 12GB GDDR5 (SLI).
- The mid-tier GT51CA-SG008T comes with 32GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM (overclocked to 2400MHz), and 2x NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB GDDR5 (SLI).
- The entry-level GT51CA-SG002T comes with 32GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM (overclocked to 2400MHz), and a single NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 4GB GDDR5.
Heat management on the ROG GT51 is achieved with liquid-cooled Hydro Overclocking System for the processor, and dedicated air channels to draw cool air into the chassis for the graphics card. The power supply situated at the bottom corner of the chassis has its own isolated airflow for effective cooling. The multi-zone thermal solution in the ROG GT51 is capable of lowering its internal temperature by up to 31%, even during heavy-load marathon gaming sessions.
Users who demand audiophile-grade audio will like the ESS Sabre headphone DAC and amp on the ROG GT51. The desktop also features 8-million colour LED effects across 4 zones on the chassis, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and a generous number of USB ports.
The ROG GT51 is available for pre-order from today. They are priced at $3498, $4298, and $7498 for the GT51CA-SG002T, GT51CA-SG008T, and GT51CA-SG001T respectively. Pre-order at http://bit.ly/gt51preorder.