Asus laptops allows users to combine desktop cards via ROG XG Station 2




Asus has developed an accessory for laptops laptops the graphics processing power of desktop graphics cards allows use. The connection between the ROG XG Station 2 and the laptop is via two USB-c-connections.

According to Asus, the Asus ROG XG2 for laptops developed and can these video cards from both Nvidia and AMD housing. The PCI-E connection course via two USB ports c, for PCIe 3.0 x4 speed. The docking station can also operate via a single USB c connector, but is limited to PCIe 3.0 x2 speed.

At the back of the accessory is the power connection and a USB hub. ROG XG Station 2 can simultaneously recharge laptops. During CES Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated the manufacturer a laptop combined with the docking station with a GeForce GTX 980 Ti, which in a 3DMark Fire Strike put down a score of 13 909. Two fans at the top to keep the video cards temperature.

After the summer could end product on the market but details such as the possibility of a launch in Benelux, are still lacking. Asus is the first manufacturer and with such a product. Dell, for example, the Alienware MSI Graphics Amplifier and the GS30 Shadow. Both work through self-developed PCI-E connections with the laptops.
Asus XG Station 2
Asus XG Station 2
Asus XG Station 2
Asus XG Station 2
Asus XG Station 2
Asus XG Station 2


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