To accompany the launch of the new GeForce graphics cards with Pascal GPU for notebooks Asus has introduced the Republic Of Gamers GX800VH a laptop that uses two GeForce GTX 1080th In addition, the computer comes up with an Intel Core i7-6820HK, 18.4 inch large UHD display and Wasserkühlungsdock.

Potente hardware for players

In GX800VH an Intel Core i7-6820HK, based on the Skylake architecture and four physical cores for eight threads has worked. The base clock is 2.7GHz, Turbo up to 3.6 GHz are possible. The CPU, up to 64 gigabytes of DDR4-2800 aside. For mass storage Asus uses two 512 gigabyte PCIe NVMe SSDs in RAID 0, which are connected via four PCIe 3.0 lanes.


Asus ROG GX800VH
Asus ROG GX800VH (Picture: Asus)
The 18.4-inch IPS screen dissolves with 3,840 × 2,160 pixels on and works with a maximum of 60 Hertz. It also supports Nvidia G-Sync and covers 100 percent of the Adobe RGB color space.

Two power supplies, each with 330 watts and Wasserkühlungsdock

To supply the hardware of the ROG GX800VH with sufficient power, the notebook has two power supplies, each providing 330 watts of power available. For proper cooling of the components ensures as already its predecessor the built water cooling system that works in conjunction with an external, notebook enclosed dock.

Asus ROG GX800VH
Asus ROG GX800VH (Picture: Asus)

Asus ROG GX800VH (Picture: Asus)
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Using the water cooling allows the hardware overclocking. Asus calls at this point by way of example up to 4.2 GHz for the CPU (2.7GHz base clock), 1,961 MHz for the GPU (1,733 MHz Boost frequency) and 5.2 GHz for the graphics memory (5 GHz base clock).

Mechanical keyboard with RGB lighting


Also interesting for players is the mechanical keyboard of the notebook. The tactile switches have a 2.5 mm deep stroke. In addition, full N-key rollover is supported. The RGB lighting can be configured for each button.

For connection of the laptop include two USB 3.1 ports with type-C connector, which conceal Thunderbolt 3 ports, three USB 3.0, WLAN ac standard, a not precisely specified HDMI port, once RJ45 and a mini-DisplayPort connector.

5.7 kg without a dock, 10.4 kilograms

The GX800VH comes the extensive equipment due to a weight of 5.7 kilograms. The Wasserkühlungsdock fails with another 4.7 kg to book, so when moving the whole system a total of 10.4 kilograms want to be moved. The dimensions of the notebook be 45.8 × 33.8 × 4.54 cm (W x D x H) and 35.9 × 41.8 × 13.3 cm for the dock. The built-in battery comes with eight cells to a capacity of 76 Wh.

Price still unknown

So far there is no information of Asus the price of the notebook. The predecessor with only one graphics card cost in Germany € 4,500.

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