Asus ROG G20AJ, compact desktop for gamers

asus rog g20aj

Within the Republic Of Gamers ( ROG ) family, Asus brings together products specially designed for the most gamers. This time it is a desktop computer with an impressive appearance. The Asus ROG G20AJ is a black machine with touches of red, which have already become a classic in the range of equipment intended for playing video games . It is a fairly compact computer that measures just over a foot tall. It is smaller than the classic semi-tower boxes and looks like an erupting volcano . This is not surprising, because it is available in different configurations that include the latest in processors and graphics cards.

The operating system that comes pre-installed is Windows 8.1 . They all integrate wireless communication capabilities via Wi-Fi of the 802.11a / b / g / n / ac specifications , apart from a 10/100/1000 Ethernet port . On the front is the stereo minijack headphone output, the microphone input and two USB 3.0 ports . On the rear, there are other USB 3.0 ports , four USB 2.0 ports , an HDMI digital video output (for connecting to a Full HD TV, for example), and a 7.1 channel audio output. For storage, you can choose betweenhard drives and solid state drives ( SSD ). The most capable hard drives are 3.5-inch SATA III and 3 TB capacity. As for the SSD drives , they are also SATA III but 2.5 inches, and can reach 256 GB . And the possible sound card is a 7.1 channel Asus SonicMaster .

asus rog g20aj

The processors are Intel fourth generation , belonging to the i7, i5 and i3 families, with Intel H97 chipset . The consumer can opt for Intel Core i7 4790, Intel Core i5 4460 and Intel Core i3 4150 processors . The choice of graphics card is even more varied: NVIDIA GeForce GTX980 with 4 GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX970 with 4 GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX760 with 2 GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX750 (with 1 GB or 2 GB), NVIDIA GeForce GTX745 with 1GB, NVIDIA GeForce GTX780 with 3GB and NVIDIA GeForce GTX770 with 2 GB.

The equipment incorporates two power supplies: one of 230 W and the other of 180 W, with their corresponding separate power outlets. The convection ventilation system is efficient and quiet. Among the software that comes preloaded are Asus Lighting , Asus WebStorage, Asus Command, Ai Charger II, Intel Rapid Start Software , Lucid Virtu and MaxxAudio . The mouse and keyboard are optional ; They can be purchased as accessories in both wireless and wired versions. It weighs 6.38 kilos and measures 104 millimeters wide, 358 millimeters deep and 340 millimeters high. HeAsus ROG G20AJ just received international award for design 2015 iF Design Awards . The retail price depends on the configuration chosen.