4K and G-Sync: A perfect match made by the ROG Swift PG27AQ

Superior graphics are a big part of PC gaming’s appeal. We have the best visuals around, in part because we have the best graphics cards and displays to deliver the action to your eyeballs. Nowhere is that more apparent than on ASUS’ new ROG Swift PG27AQ. The latest member of our expanding family of gaming…

TUF’s Sabertooth Z170 S chills in the snow

HBO won’t return to Westeros for months, but winter is already here for the rest of us. So is ASUS’ new Sabertooth Z170 S, which is dressed in matching digital arctic camouflage. The monochrome design provides a stylish foundation for modders and all-white builds while staying true to the principles that set the TUF family…

Assembly upgrades take the Maximus VIII Extreme to the next level

There is a restlessness at ASUS, especially within the Republic of Gamers division. We strive to create the best PC components, but despite our success, we are rarely satisfied.  We’re constantly looking to improve, whether it’s by boosting performance, adding features, or finding new ways to stand out in the crowd. This pursuit of perfection drove…

ROG’s G752 gaming laptop allows easy memory and storage upgrades

ROG’s G752 gaming laptop is an absolute beast right out of the box.  With Intel’s 6th Generation Core i7 processors alongside Maxwell-based Nvidia GeForce graphics, it has enough horsepower to play the latest games with all the details turned up.  On top of that, G-Sync technology links the frame rate of the GPU to the refresh rate…

ROG’s Maximus VIII Formula redefines the math for premium PCs

Every motherboard has its own formula. This carefully balanced equation of specs and silicon lays the foundation on which PCs are built, ultimately dictating much of their personality. Although each blueprint is unique, most follow familiar themes and conventional thinking, making it difficult to stand out from the crowd. The ROG Maximus VIII Formula is different,…

Oculus Rift VR pre-orders are live, and ASUS is ready

Virtual reality promises to be one of the most exciting developments in PC gaming, and it’s getting tantalizingly close to market. Oculus just launched a pre-order program for its long-awaited Rift headset. Priced at $599, the Oculus Rift is expected to ship in March 2016. High frame rates and low latency are critical to maintaining immersion in…

ROG’s Maximus VIII Hero Alpha sets the stage for enlightened PCs

The ASUS Republic of Gamers has a storied history of ground-breaking products that push the boundaries of PC hardware. We’re constantly exploring new features and technologies to elevate the overall experience for gamers, overclockers, modders, and PC enthusiasts who want the very best. The latest product of this pursuit is the Maximus VIII Hero Alpha,…

The MG278Q is better than you think a TN monitor could be

The MG278Q’s 27” WQHD screen sits right in the sweet spot for gaming—its 2560×1440 resolution delivers sharp details without requiring multiple high-end graphics cards to maintain fluid frame rates.  The gaming experience is even smoother thanks to the 144Hz peak refresh rate, which can be perfectly synchronized with compatible Radeon graphics cards using AMD FreeSync…

A very PC DIY holiday gift guide

The holiday gift-giving season is fast approaching, but there’s no reason to be unprepared. We’ve compiled a collection of DIY-friendly ASUS products that are sure to bring smiles to the faces of the gamers and PC enthusiasts on your list–and provide ideas for what to put on your own wishlist. ROG Maximus VIII Impact motherboard – $248.99 While some…

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Check out this awesome ROG Swift PG279Q hype reel

The ROG Swift PG279Q is an incredible gaming monitor.  It uses NVIDIA G-Sync technology to synchronize the display’s refresh rate with the graphics card’s frame rate, which smooths out stuttering and eliminates tearing, and it’s capable of pushing refresh rates up to an amazing 165Hz.  Perhaps more importantly, the PG279Q does all that with an IPS panel…