ASUS ROG unveils OLED displays, peripherals, and motherboards at Gamescom 2022

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SUS Republic of Gamers held its Have it All event at Gamescom 2022 at Dock2 in Cologne, Germany. It is their biggest event yet since the pandemic hit and they unleashed a slew of new devices for consumers and enthusiasts. These include X670E motherboards for the upcoming Ryzen 7000 series CPUs, OLED gaming displays, new gaming routers, and tons of peripherals.

ROG Crosshair X670E Gene

The ROG Crosshair X670E Gene is designed for the high-performance market. It has a mid-size microATX form factor with the signature ROG aesthetic and features an integrated I/O shield, a pixelated ROG icon on the chipset heatsink, RGB LED accents on the VRM heatsink, and are customizable with Aura Sync.

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It sports a PCIe 5.0 x 16 slot, DDR5 compatibility, two PCIe 5.0 M.2 slots, and a single PCIe 4.0 M.2 slot. ASUS is promising top performance with the new AMD Ryzen 7000 series CPUs with 16+2 teamed power stages rated for 110 amps and a suite of connectivity options including WiFi 6E, Intel 2.5Gb Ethernet, USB 4 ports, USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 headers, and Quick Charge 4+ support.

ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming WiFi

The ROG Strix X670E-I Gaming WiFi might be small with a mini-ITX platform but it packs a lot of features. These include a PCIe 5.0 x16 slot, DDR5 support, and two M.2 slots for PCIe 5.0 and PCIe 4.0. Its I/O shield is pre-mounted for easier installation and a single heatsink cools its PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot and chipset.

The board will also come with an ROG FPS-II card for easier access to front-panel headers, SATA ports, CMOS, CPU overvoltage headers, and even PCIe mode switch for legacy cards. ROG is including an ALC4050 codec and an ESS Sabre 9260Q DAC for better audio.

ASUS ProArt X670E-Creator WiFi

The ProArt X670E-Creator WiFi is rooted in a modern aesthetic rooted in clean lines, angles, and precise symmetry. It does not come with garish colors to give it a timeless look regardless of build theme. The board will support two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots, DDR5 memory, and two PCIe 5.0 and PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots.

The new PCIe 5.0 standard also gives the board access to a pair of USB 4 ports on its rear I/O. It will also support USB 3.2 Gen2 2×2 at the front panel with support for Quick Charge 4+. Of course, WiFi 6E and 2.5Gb Ethernet will be included for faster transfers.

ASUS Prime Motherboards

ASUS will be introducing the Prime series to the AM5 platform. At the top of the range is the Prime X670E-Pro WiFi, which comes with PCIe 5.0 x16, DDR5 support, a PCIe 5.0 M.2 slot, WiFi 6E, 2.5Gb Ethernet, and Thunderbolt 4.

Just below is are the Prime X670-P WiFi and Prime X670-P. These boards will sport DDR5 support, three onboard M.2 slots, and a Thunderbolt 4 header. The latter will support WiFi 6 connectivity.

ROG Loki SFX-L 850W Platinum PSU

The SFX-L brother of the ROG Thor, the ROG Loki is designed for ITX builds that need high-performance GPUs. It is PCIe 5.0 ready with a 16-pin cable to deliver up to 600 watts of power to next generation video cards. Inside are two ROG heatsinks with PWM control to keep the noise and temperature levels down.

The PSU is 80 PLUS Platinum-certified with up to 92% efficiency for low heat and noise. It is also Aura Sync compatible to synchronize RGB effects across the PC and peripherals.

ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ/PG48UQ

The next generation of gaming displays are the ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ and PG48UQ. The 42-inch ROG Swift OLED PG42UQ features 4K resolution with an overclocked 138Hz refresh rate. ASUS is promising exemplary colors with 98% DCI-P3 coverage plus an ultrafast response time at 0.1m GtG.

The panel will have a special anti-glare micro-texture coating to reduce reflections compared to traditional OLED screens in the market. Both monitors will support DisplayPort 1.4, HDMI 2.1, HDMI 2.0, a USB hub, plus a tripod socket at the top.

ROG Swift PG27UQR and Strix XG32UQ/XG32AQ

For those who need some faster, ROG is also introducing the ROG Swift PG27UQR. It is a 4K gaming monitor with 1ms GtG response time and 160Hz refresh rate. The display will support NVIDIA G-SYNC, DisplayHDR 600, and 95% DCI-P3 color gamut. It will have two DisplayPort 1.4 ports, two HDMI 2.1, a USB hub, and an earphone jack.

Meanwhile, the ROG Strix XG32UQ 4K and XG32AQ QHD monitors use IPS panels with 1ms GtG response time. The former runs at 160Hz with 96% DCI-P3 while the latter runs at 175Hz with 95% DCI-P3.

ROG Rapture GT6

The ROG Rapture GT6 is a tri-band mesh system for gaming offering users up to 10 streams and WiFi speeds of up to 10,000Mbps. A combination of nine antennas with ASUS RangeBoost Plus technology promises better WiFi signal range of up to 5,800sq/ft.

ROG Rapture GT-AXE16000

The ROG Rapture GT-AXE16000 is the first quad-band WiFi 6E gaming router, featuring next-generation flagship Broadcom WiFi chipsets and a 2.0Ghz quad-core 64-bit CPU to bring its power to the next level. It also comes with ASUS RF technology and ASUS RangeBoost Plus to improve signal range and coverage.

The router will sport dual 10Gbps LAN ports, four 1 Gbps LAN ports, and a 2.5Gbps WAN port that supports link aggregation and load balancing.

ROG Keris Wireless AimPoint

The ROG Keris Wireless AimPoint is a lightweight 75-gram wireless gaming mouse with a 36,000 dpi ROG AimPoint optical sensor. It can handle 650ips and 50g acceleration and supports 1000Hz polling rate. It can be used over wired and 2.4GHz RF mode with its wireless mode lasting up to 119 hours between carges.

The mouse will come with Push-Fit Switch Socket II to enable easy customization and ROG Micro Switches that can swapped out for compatible 3-pin mechanical and 5-pin optical micro switches.

ROG Gladius III Wireless AimPoint

The latest iteration of a fan-favorite, the ROG Gladius III Wireless AimPoint is now only 79 grams that boasts a 36,000 dpi ROG AimPoint optical sensor with 650ips and 60g acceleration. It can be used over USB, 2.4GHz RF, or Bluetooth with its wireless connection lasting up to 119 hours.

Like the Keris, it will come with easy customization with the new Push-Fit Switch Socket II and its ROG Micro Switches can be swapped out for compatible 3-pin mechanical and 5-pin optical micro switches.

ROG Cetra True Wireless Pro

The ROG Cetra True Wireless Pro features dual-mode Bluetooth and wired USB-C connectivity. It has an ESS Quad DAC and AI Noise-Cancelling Microphones to deliver better audio while still being untethered by wires.

It has built-in active noise cancellation, 24-bit, 96KHz wireless audio with only around 45ms audio to keep everything synchronized while playing games. Hybrid ANC cancels out background noise with additional modes filtering a wider range of background noises and even wind noises.

ASUS is promising up to 28 hours of battery life with its in-case charging, plus Qi-wireless charging compatibility to ensure seamless and quick top-ups. The earbuds themselves are IPX4 water resistant for protection from rain or spills.

ROG Cetra True Wireless

A cut-down version of the Pro version, the ROG Cetra True Wireless still comes with hybrid ANC technology, low-latency wireless performance, and tuned 10mm ASUS Essence Drivers for better audio. It can be used up to 27 hours with its charging case and still IPX4 water resistant.

Price and Availability

Pricing and availability for these new range of ASUS ROG monitors, motherboards, peripherals, and PC components are yet to be unveiled. We should receive more information in the coming weeks.