ASUS ROG outs Scar 17 Special Edition and Flow X16 (2022), expands fashion lineup

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ASUS ROG is refreshing their range of gaming notebooks with the 2022 variants of the ROG Scar 17 Special Edition and the ROG Flow X16. Both notebooks come with top-tier components from NVIDIA, Intel, and AMD.

The Scar 17 Special Edition comes with a custom vapor chamber and Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal while the ROG Flow X16 now has an ROG Nebular HDR Display with a QHD mini LED screen.

Check out their full specifications below:

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ASUS ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition (2022)

CPU Intel Core i9-12950HX
GPU NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 Ti
OS Windows 11 Pro
RAM Up to 64GB DDR5-4800MHz
Display 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 1920 x 1080,  360Hz, 100% sRGB, Adaptive Sync, Dolby Vision; 17.3-inch IPS-Level, 2560 x 1440, 240Hz, 100% DCI-P3, Adaptive Sync, Dolby Vision
Storage Up to  4TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD RAID 0
I/O Ports 1x Thunderbolt 4, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.1, 1x 2.5G Ethernet, 1x 3.5mm Combo Jack, 1x DC-in
Connection WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery 90Whr
Audio 4x Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio, Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation
Others Per-Key RGB Keyboard with Aura Sync
Dimensions 395 x 282.1 x 23.4 – 28.3mm
Weight 3.0kg

ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022)

CPU Up to AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS
GPU Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Ti
OS Windows 11 Pro
RAM Up to 64GB DDR5-4800MHz
Display 16-inch mini LED, 2560 x 1600, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3, 1100nits, 512 Local Dimming Zones, Touch Screen, Adaptive Sync, Pantone Validated; 16-inch IPS, 2560 x 1600, 165Hz, 100% DCI-P3, 500nits, Touch Screen, Adaptive Sync, Pantone Validated
Storage Up to 2TB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD
I/O Ports 1x XG Mobile Interface, 1x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A, 1x HDMI 2.0b, 1x 3.5mm Combo Jack, 1x MicroSD Card Reader
Connection WiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2
Battery 90Whr
Audio 4x Speakers, Smart Amplifier, Dolby Atmos, Hi-Res Audio, Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation, 3D Mic Array
Others RGB/White Backlit Keyboard, N-Key Support
Dimensions 355 x 243 x 19.4mm
Weight 2.0 – 2.1kg

Expanded ROG Slash Fashion Line

ROG Slash Merch

ROG is also expanding its merch lineup with new entries. All are inspired by cyberpunk and modern themes. ASUS promises that they are built with premium materials and have been designed with their gaming audiences in mind.

ROG Slash lineup come with adjustable straps, multiple compartments, and water-repellent TPU materials. The Crossbody Bag, Backpack, Hip Bag, and Protective Laptop Bag are made to secure essentials while the new Cobra Buckle Cap and Bucket Hat offers style and protection from the elements.

Scar Runner on ROG Citadel XV

ROG Scar Runner

ASUS is expanding the ROG Citadel XV with Scar Runner.  Now available on Steam, Scar Runner is a first-person parkour game following the story of X, who is in a race against time to recover critical information.  The title also ties in with the physical chassis of the ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition, with clues hidden on the laptop itself.

The game will launch alongside a giveaway campaign with more than USD 20,000 prizes available, including the Strix Scar 17 Special Edition and ROG Slash apparel. The promo will run until June 30, 2022 and more information can be found here.

Pricing and Availability

ROG Launch Flow X16 and Scar 17 SE (2022)

Pricing and availability for the new ASUS ROG Flow X16 (2022), ROG Strix Scar 17 Special Edition (2022), and new ROG Slash gear are yet to be announced by the brand. More information should be provided once they launch locally at a later date.