ASUS ROG Introduces 15.6 Inch Ultra-Slim Gaming Laptop – Mar 16, 2015– Taipei, Taiwan (Techreleased) – ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announces the G501 series gaming laptop, one of the thinnest laptops in its class at just 0.81-inch tall and weighs as little as 4.54lbs (for non-touchscreen models) — ideal for gaming on the go. The G751 and GL551 series also gain new NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 graphics options to cater to value-conscious mobile gamers.
Powered by a quad-core 4th-generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor and new NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 960M graphics processor, the ROG G501 delivers an unrivaled gaming experience. ASUS Hyper Cool technology cools the high-performance CPU and GPU combination with dual independent fans for smooth and stable performance for work and play.
A stunning 15.6-inch 4K/UHD (ultra-high definition) display with incredible 282 PPI (pixels per inch) treats users to detailed visuals with vibrant colors and makes the G501 the perfect laptop for gaming and content creation. The in-plane switching (IPS) display has wide 178-degree viewing angles and provides improved contrast and color consistency.
Ultraportable design for gaming on the go
The ASUS ROG G501 is one of the world’s thinnest gaming laptops, with a height of just 0.81-inch. It features a lightweight aluminum construction and weighs just 4.54lbs. A modern design sports red bezel accents with gaming features that include a red-backlit keyboard with 1.6mm of key travel for superior feel and responsiveness, a numeric keypad, and marked WASD cursor keys.
Exclusive Hyper Cool technology
ROG G501 is the coolest and quietest gaming laptop on the market thanks to the exclusive Hyper Cool technology. This advanced cooling system employs dual fans and copper heat-pipes to remove heat efficiently with minimal fan noise. Both the processor (CPU) and graphics-processing unit (GPU) are cooled independently based on each component’s demands to ensure maximum efficiency for cool gaming experiences that are both whisper-quiet and silky smooth.
Uncompromised gaming performance and fast content creation
ROG G501 is powered by a quad-core 4th-generation Intel Core i7-4720HQ processor that delivers the powerful performance required to drive today’s demanding games. The G501 also features the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics with 4GB of GDDR5 video memory for sharp, vivid visuals, high-quality textures and smooth framerates in the most demanding games. The powerful GPU also drives hardcore content-creation, enabling even the most demanding creative to produce content on the go.
An insanely-fast 512GB PCI Express® x4 (PCIe® x4) solid-state disk (SSDs) with data-transfer speeds of up to 1400MB/s — more than twice as fast as SATA 6.0 Gb/s SSDs or 16X faster than SATA 6.0 Gb/s hard disk drives – is standard on the ROG G501. Intel Thunderbolt™ technology provides a single-cable for data and graphics interface with speeds of up to 10Gbit/s — twice the bandwidth of USB 3.0 – for lightning-fast connectivity to external devices and compatible displays.
New graphics options for the award-winning ROG G751 and GL551 series
Adding to the current G Series lineup, the new ROG G751JL packs an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M graphics card with 2GB of GDDR5 and ASUS TurboMaster GPU overclocking technology paired with a 17.3-inch full HD IPS display for a fantastic gaming experience. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960M graphics processor with 2GB of GDDR5 video memory powers the refreshed ROG GL551JW for an outstanding gaming experience in a portable 15.6-inch form factor.