Republic of Gamers : 10th Anniversary, World's First Liquid-Cooled Gaming Laptop and Legendary 20 Launched

Republic of Gamers (ROG), the world's undisputed number 1 gaming, celebrates its 10th anniversary with a bang, with the much-anticipated  official launch of its most powerful laptop yet, the ROG GX700.

Widely-raved about since gamers and the tech-savvy got wind of the ROG GX700's unmatched specs and industry-leading innovations early on, the Republic of Gamers once again rocks the entire gaming industry, with the ROG GX700 being the world's first-ever liquid-cooled laptop - guaranteeing users a gaming experience like never before.

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With such an incredible feat that no other gaming laptop can claim thus far except for the ground-breaking ROG GX700, the Republic of Gamers makes another unprecedented move by inviting only a select few to get to experience for themselves just how powerful and one-of-a-kind this gaming laptop is.

As the ROG GX700 is set to hit the Philippine shores, only 20 of the country's most avid and top gamers and hardcore users will only be able to exclusively get their hands on this limited-edition beast of a machine. These very few, lucky individuals - collectively, the "Legendary 20" - will surely make history as one of the first people to experience this powerful gaming device.

The Perks and the Works: The Ultra-Exclusive Legendary 20

For the Legendary 20, the ROG GX700 is also packed with an arsenal of accessories and items that will further highlight the exclusivity of this elite gaming group: an ROG Sica Gaming Mouse, ROG Command Case (a premium black luggage case that not only ensures that the ROG GX700 is kept safe, but also for the user to bring the laptop wherever they want in absolute comfort and style); A Personalized Legendary 20 Luggage Tag ( a stylish bag tag that proudly displays the name of the respective owner) and finally, a Legendary 20 Jacket (a decked-out Legendary 20 signature-style jacket tailor-fit to the Legendary 20 member).

Aside from owning these items and the bragging rights of being one of the very few to own the majestic ROG GX700 not only in the Philippines, but also in the entire world, members of the exclusive "Legendary 20" are also automatically entitled to top-notch perks and privileges including: VIP-access to any and all ROG-related events in the country, and participation in exclusive "Legendary 20" activities, which includes a private DOTA tournament with an ROG endorser.

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GX700 - Desktop Class Performance on a Laptop

The flagship ROG GX700VO being the world's first water-cooled gaming laptop is capable of overclocking because of its exclusive hydro overclocking system.

Powering up this beast is a powerful Intel Core i7-6820HK (Overclocking Unlocked) quad-core processor is inside, which when the laptop is docked to its water-cooling station, overclocks to a remarkable 4GHz in stable voltage. In addition, 32GB of 2133MHz DDR4 RAM that overclocks to 2800MHz is also on board.

Best in class graphics with a desktop class NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 that has 8GB of GDDR5 VRAM, which, when water-cooled, allows the chip to run in its full potential, thereby eliminating the bottleneck of low thermal headroom. Speed is not only in processing but also in storage, the GX700VO is equipped with 2x 256GB NVMe PCIe SSD set-up in RAID0, and allows for up to 3.5GB/s read/write speed.

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Philippines' Top Overclock Boss Mac Suba of tapped out the GX700's overclocking performance, resulting to a base performance of 9,297 without liquid cooling. The performance score is similar to top notch high performance PCs of today. Using the ROG Gaming Center utility tool for monitoring and overclocking, the GX700 with liquid-cooling yielded 11,580 points in extreme performance mode and a whopping 12,404 points in manual overclocking mode. As a result, the extra 3,107 points or 33.42% performance gain can be utilized in better game experience or multitasking to heavy applications such as video or data rendering.

And highlighting the trump card of this notebook, the "Hydro Cooling System," which made this notebook the world's first water-cooled notebook, is the pinnacle of this year's innovation for ASUS and ROG. Featuring two radiators, and a behemoth of fans with variable speed control thru the built-in ROG Command Control Center software, the cooling module allows for a full desktop replacement for all those wanting to lug around a system that's highly capable of 4K gaming.

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Official Philippine Specifications:

  • Model Name: GX700VO-GC009T
  • Operating System: 64Bit Windows 10
  • Chipset: Mobile Intel CM236 Express Chipset
  • On Board Processor: Intel Core i7-6820HK Processor 2.7GHz (8M Cache, up to 3.6GHz)
  • Graphics Processor: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 with 8GB GDDR5 VRAM
  • Display: 17.3" 16:9 Full HD (1920 x 1200) Anti-Glare Matte Finish
  • RAM/DIMM Memory: 32GB 2133MHz DDR4 RAM (16GB x 2)
  • Memory Slot: 4x
  • Storage: RAID0 Support, PCIE x 4 256GB
  • Wireless: Integrated 802.11 ac
  • I/O Ports:
    1 x Microphone-in jack
    1 x Headphone-out jack
    1 x USB 3.1 Type C Port(s)
    3 x USB 3.0 Port(s)
    1 x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
    1 x HDMI
    1 x Mini display port
    1 x Thunderbolt port
    1 x SD card reader
    1 x AC adapter plug

  • Audio/Speakers: Stereo speakers with ASUS Sonic Studio technology
  • Battery: 6 cells | 93Whrs
  • Power Adapter:
    Output: 19 V DC, 9.5 A, 180 W / 19.5 V DC, 16.9 A, 330 W
    Input: 100-240 V AC, 50/60 Hz universal
  • Dimensions:
    Unit: 429 x 309 x 33-35mm (WxDxH)
    Dock: (Thermal Station) 417 x 368 x 114 mm (WxDxH)
  • Weight: 3.6kg with battery, Dock: 4.8kg
  • Other Freebies:
    Includes 1 month Trial for New Microsoft Office 365 Customers
    Free 1 year Asus WebStorage
  • Legendary 20 Package:
    ROG SICA Mouse
    ROG Command Case
    Personalized Leather Bag Tag
    Limited Edition Legendary 20 ROG Jacket
    Legendary 20 Official Membership
  • Official SRP: Php249,995 (20 units only in the Philippines)
The limited edition ASUS GX700 is only available in the Philippines for the 1st 20 purchasers. Available at Villman, PC Corner, PC Express and Complink by March 2016.

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