Asus provides water-cooled laptop two GPUs and mechanical keyboard

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Asus provides water-cooled laptop two GPUs and mechanical keyboard
By Olaf van Miltenburg , Monday, May 30, 2016 14:10, 45 comments • Feedback

Asus has announced a new laptop in its Republic of Gamers line during the Computex trade show. The GX800 features two water-cooled Nvidia graphics cards in SLI setup. The gaming laptop comes with two power supplies.

The ROG GX800 is the successor of the GX700 Asus announced at IFA last year and Tweakers already had the tooth feel . The GX800 is also water-cooled, but also has a mechanical keyboard that Asus calls MechTAG, which stands for Advanced Mechanical Tactile Gaming. The keyboard features color backlight and anti-ghostingtechnieken to ignore unhappy keystrokes.

According to Asus laptop features two Nvidia graphics cards in SLI setup, which overclocked their job at 1.4GHz. Asus does not know what GPUs it, but probably relates to the GTX 980 MXM and not a laptop version of the 1080 GTX or 1070 with Pascal GPU. Recently showed Asus all benchmarks, probably the GX800. At that time it was thought that it was a Pascal GPU, because it was not clear that it was a SLI configuration of two cards.

Furthermore, Asus provides the laptop with an Intel processor in the K-series, which is running at 4,4GHz. For all this requires two 330W power supplies. When the ROG GX800 laptop in stores and at what price is not yet known.

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