ASUS ROG GT51CH Gaming Desktop Delivers Kaby Lake, GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Knockout Punch

If you have been itching for a new gaming computer, ASUS has got your back. ASUS’ Republic of Gamers brand announced that the GT51CH gaming desktop, with 7th Generation Intel Core i7 processors and SLI’d GeForce GTX 1080’s, is now available.

GT51CH in action

The GT51CH gaming desktop's Kaby Lake Core i7 processor allows users to run games on the “Ultra” graphics settings and seamlessly watch 4K UHD videos. GeForce GTX 1080 SLI enable beautiful 4K UHD gameplay, and according to ASUS, the GT51CH performed 60% better than a GeForce GTX 980 SLI-equipped system in development tests. The company also claims it was able run Watch Dogs 2 at ‘Ultra’ graphics settings in 4K UHD at 66 fps. The GT51CH is configurable with up to 64GB of RAM and includes storage options of up to 3TB with traditional hard drives or an incredibly fast RAID 0 SSD array.

GT51CH side inside

The GT51CH also features the ROG-exclusive Aegis III application. This application lets gamers overclock the processor, graphics card and memory. The Turbo Gear allows full over-clocking and increases processor speeds up to 4.8GHz. To top it all off, Aegis III helps games to track their CPU/memory use, download and upload status, alter fan and lighting settings, and even warn gamers if they are pushing the temperature or voltage threshold.

upright side

If you love what is on the outside as much as the inside, you will enjoy ASUS Aura lighting effects. Gamers can choose from over eight million colors to customize their central air intake and motherboard-mounted LEDs. The GT51CH also includes an ESS SABRE headphone digital-to-analog converter and amplifier. These help to improve base and decrease distortion. The desktop will be quite a presence in your home office as it measures 10.32 x 22.99 x 23.11 inches and weighs over 50 lbs.

The desktop will be available sometime in the second quarter of 2017. Pricing and availability will be revealed at a later date.