ASUS ROG recently launched the ROG Flow X13 gaming laptop and the ROG X3 Mobile external GPU in the Philippines.
The ASUS ROG Flow X13 is the latest gaming laptop from ASUS, powered by either an AMD Ryzen 9 or Ryzen with up to 32GB RAM and up to 1TB PCIe SSD storage. The laptop is equipped with a GeForce GTX 1650 GPU that lets it power through the most demanding games.
Up front is a 13.4-inch 4K Ultra HD IPS display with Adaptive Sync, a factory-calibrated PANTONE validation standard for color accuracy. It has a thin 15.8 mm chassis with a weight of only 1.3kg.
The ROG Flow X13 has a convertible design with a 360-degree hinge for different configurations. Depending on the task at hand, it can be set as a standard laptop or in tablet mode if the need to write or draw comes up. It also has a textured exterior with a wave-like design that provides a secure, fingerprint-resistant grip for easy carrying.
The ASUS ROG XG Mobile is a portable external GPU that can augment the Flow X13’s graphical performance. The device is equipped with up to a GeForce RTX 3080 GPU with a vapor chamber cooling for heat management.
The ROG XG Mobile connects directly to the CPU with a custom PCIe 3.0 x8 interface. The interface dedicates 63Gbps of bandwidth exclusively to graphics, resulting in significantly higher performance than eGPU alternatives.
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The USB link drives the XG Mobile’s multi-port hub, which has four USB Type A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, a full-sized SD card slot, and a Gigabit Ethernet port. DisplayPort 1.4 and HDMI 2.0a display outputs connect directly to the external GPU.
Price and Availability
The ROG Flow X13 and XG Mobile will be available by end of February 2021.
- ASUS ROG Flow X13: Php 89,995 (March 2021)
Ryzen 7, 16GB + 1TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
- ASUS ROG Flow X13 (Ryzen 9): Php 99,995 (February 2021)
Ryzen 9, 16GB + 1TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
- ASUS ROG Flow X13 Supernova Edition – Php 189,995 (March 2021)
Ryzen 9 5980HS, 32GB + 1TB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650
- ASUS ROG XG Mobile: Php 69,995 (Q2 2021)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080, 8GB
- ASUS ROG XG Mobile: Php 89,995 (Q2 2021)
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070, 16GB
ASUS ROG Flow X13 specs
- Display: 13.4-inch 16:10 UHD WQUXGA IPS Touch Display, 60Hz, 116% sRGB, Pantone Validated, Scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass
- Processor: AMD Ryzen 9 or Ryzen 7 Mobile Processors
- GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Laptop GPU, 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
- RAM: 16GB / 32GB LPDDR4X RAM, 4266MHz
- Storage: 512GB / 1TB M.2 2230 PCIe Storage
- Camera: 720p
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1
- I/O Ports: 1 x ROG XG Mobile Interface
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A
2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C (DisplayPort 1.4 + PD support)
1 x Audio combo jack (mic-in & headphone)
1 x HDMI (HDMI 2.0b support)
- OS: Windows 10 Home
- Others: Backlit Chiclet Keyboard, Stereo Speakers, Dolby Atmos, Two-way AI Noise Cancelation, Array Mic,
- Dimensions: 299 x 222 x 15.8mm, 1.3kg
- Battery: 62Wh, 100W USB-C Fast Charge Power Adaptor