ASUS launches world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop

GX700 features Republic of Gamers-exclusive Hydro Overclocking System

ASUS has released the world’s first liquid-cooled gaming laptop, under its gaming division Republic of Gamers (ROG).

The GX700 is set to hit Australian stores in mid-March and boasts an Intel mobile Skylake i7-6820HK processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 graphics card. It also has two 256 m.2 drives running in a RAID 0 configuration.

The new ROG unit’s specs put it in line with other high-end gaming laptops but the addition of liquid cooling and an ROG Hydro Overclocking System is what sets it apart, according to ASUS.

The company said the overclocking system allows the GX700 to increase CPU performance by up to 48 per cent, with a clock boost of around 31 per cent, increasing clock frequencies from 3.2GHz to 4.0GHz.

The unit’s 32GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 64GB) can be also boosted by up to 43 per cent from 2133MHz to 2800MHz. It also features a 17.3 inch LED-backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) IPS display; two 256GB M.2 solid state drives running in RAID 0, an 8-cell lithium ion battery,

The GX7000 also includes NVIDIA G-SYNC display technology that synchronises the display's refresh rate to the graphics card to minimise frame rate stutter, and eliminate lag and visual tearing.

The unit is set to retail for $7999, and will be available from the ASUS online store, Harvey Norman and other selected outlets.


Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags gaminglaptopasusroggx700

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.
Chris Player

Chris Player

PC World
Show Comments

Brand Post

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Andrew Teoh

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

Touch screen visibility and operation was great and easy to navigate. Each menu and sub-menu was in an understandable order and category

Louise Coady

Brother MFC-L9570CDW Multifunction Printer

The printer was convenient, produced clear and vibrant images and was very easy to use

Edwina Hargreaves

WD My Cloud Home

I would recommend this device for families and small businesses who want one safe place to store all their important digital content and a way to easily share it with friends, family, business partners, or customers.

Walid Mikhael

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

It’s easy to set up, it’s compact and quiet when printing and to top if off, the print quality is excellent. This is hands down the best printer I’ve used for printing labels.

Ben Ramsden

Sharp PN-40TC1 Huddle Board

Brainstorming, innovation, problem solving, and negotiation have all become much more productive and valuable if people can easily collaborate in real time with minimal friction.

Sarah Ieroianni

Brother QL-820NWB Professional Label Printer

The print quality also does not disappoint, it’s clear, bold, doesn’t smudge and the text is perfectly sized.

Featured Content

Product Launch Showcase

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?