Here are the Asus ROG laptops launched at CES

Here are the Asus ROG laptops launched at CES

Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) announced new and enhanced gaming laptops at its ‘For Those Who Dare: Transcendence’ launch at the CES 2024 tech expo in Las Vegas.

The updated ROG laptops include Zephyrus G14 and G16 portable powerhouses and a refreshed, ROG Strix SCAR 18 18-inch monster. Most feature new Intel Core Ultra 9 processors and Nvidia GeForce RTX 4090 graphics.

Some of the new laptops will be available from Asus’ e-Shop, JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and channel partners immediately. Local, Australian prices and availability are listed below.

Zephyrus G14, G16 and Ztrix SCAR 18
Asus’ ROG Zephyrus G14, G16 and Strix SCAR 18.

ROG Zephyrus G14 and G16

The new ROG Zephyrus G14 and G16 have redesigned, ‘premium’ aluminium chassis and are available in Eclipse Gray and Platinum White. The G14 is just 16mm thick and weighs only 1.5KG. The G16 is 15mm thick and weighs 1.85KG.

Related: ROG Zephyrus G14 review

Both include the ‘signature Slash Lighting’ RGB bar on the chassis. Both feature UHD, ROG Nebula Display OLED panels – the G14 has a 120Hz refresh rate while the Zephyrus G16 is 240Hz. Both have Hi-Res Audio and Dolby Atmos-enhanced speakers.

There’s also an AMD version of the G14, with a Ryzen 9 8940H processor. Both laptops are equipped with ROG Intelligent Cooling solutions.

The ROG Zephyrus G16 is available now at the Asus e-Shop, JB Hi-Fi, Officeworks and channel partners for an RRP of (up-to) $3,799.

The ROG Zephyrus G14 will be available in Australia in mid-February.

ROG Strix SCAR 16 and SCAR 18

The new Strix SCAR 16 and 18 laptops feature a new thermal design which includes Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal thermal paste on the CPU and GPU, Tri-Fan technology and ‘full-surround’ vents.

They have UHD, mini-LED, 2,560 x 1,600 resolution, 240Hz, ROG Nebula HDR displays and quad-speaker Dolby Atmos speakers.

Connectivity includes Thunderbolt 4, 2.5 GbE LAN and Wi-Fi 6E. Inside is a large 90Wh battery.

The ROG Strix SCAR G18 is available from today at Asus’ e-Shop and channel partners for an RRP of up-to $7,699.

Related: Asus ROG Strix SCAR 18 review

ROG Strix G16 and G18

The refreshed ROG Strix G16 and G18 come with 14th-Gen Intel Core i9-14900HX CPUs and up-to Nvidia GeForce RTX 4080 GPUs.

The thermal design, again, includes Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal thermal compound, Tri-Fan technology and ‘full-surround’ vents.

Both have 2,560 x 1,600, 240Hz, ROG Nebula IPS displays with Dolby Vision and HDR. Audio comes via Dolby Atmos-equipped speakers.

Inside there’s a 90Wh battery

A ‘Volt Green’ version features a metal chassis with an RGB ROG logo and a unique new ROG Slash design. An Eclipse Gray version boasts a metal chassis with a low-profile ROG Slash pattern.

The Asus Strix G18 gaming laptop is available from today at JB Hi-Fi for an RRP of $5,999

Specs

ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024)

ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024)
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 8000 Series processor(8 Cores 16 Threads, supporting AMD Ryzen AI and Windows Studio effects)
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 4070 Laptop GPUMax TGP 90 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display14″ ROG Nebula Display OLED 3K (2880 x 1800), 120 Hz / 0.2 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC®VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500Pantone® Validated, Delta E < 1[ii]Dolby Vision
MemoryUp to 32 GB LPDDR5X (onboard memory)
StorageUp to 1 TB M.2 2280 PCIe® 4.0 SSD
Keyboard1-Zone RGB
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x USB4® (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery)1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort)2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 21 x HDMI® 2.11 x Micro SD Card Reader (UHS II)1 x Audio jack
Battery73 Wh
Dimensions31.15 x 22 x 1.59~1.63 cm
Weight1.50 kg
ROG Zephyrus G14 (2024) specs.

ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024)

ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024)
ProcessorIntel® Core Ultra 9 processor 185H2.3 GHz (24 MB cache, up to 5.1 GHz, 16 cores, 22 threads); Intel AI Boost NPU
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPUMax TGP 115 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display16″ ROG Nebula Display OLED 2.5K (2560 × 1600), 240 Hz / 0.2 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC®VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500Pantone® Validation, Delta E < 1[iii]Dolby Vision®
MemoryUp to 32 GB LPDDR5X-7467 MHz (onboard memory)
StorageUp to 4 TB (2 TB + 2 TB) M.2 2280 PCIe® 4.0 SSD
Keyboard1-Zone RGB
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x Thunderbolt 4 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery)1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery)2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 21 x HDMI® 2.11 x SD Card Reader (UHS-II)1 x Audio jack
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions35.4 x 24.6 x 1.49 ~ 1.74 cm
 Weight1.85 kg
ROG Zephyrus G16 (2024) specs.

ROG Strix SCAR 16 (2024)

ROG Strix SCAR 16 (2024)
ProcessorIntel ® Core i9 processor 14900HX  (24 Cores 32 Threads, with up to 65 W TDP) 
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPUMax TGP 175 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display16″ ROG Nebula HDR Display Mini LED 2.5K (2560×1600), 240 Hz / 3 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC® VESA DisplayHDR 1000 Pantone® Validated Dolby Vision® 
MemoryUp to 64 GB (32 GB + 32 GB) DDR5 5600 MHz[iv]
StorageUp to 4 TB (2 TB + 2 TB) PCIe® 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD (RAID 0)
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboardPer-key RGB with Aura SyncNumberPad support
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x Thunderbolt 4 1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery) 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 1 x HDMI® 2.1 FRL 1 x 2.5 Gbps LAN port 1 x 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack 
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions35.4 x 26.4 x 2.26–3.04 cm
Weight2.60 kg
ROG Strix SCAR 16 (2024) specs.

ROG Strix SCAR 18 (2024)

ROG Strix SCAR 18 (2024)
ProcessorIntel ® Core i9 processor 14900HX(24 Cores 32 Threads, with up to 65 W TDP) 
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPUMax TGP 175 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display18″ ROG Nebula HDR Display Mini LED 2.5K (2560×1600), 240 Hz / 3 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC® VESA DisplayHDR 1000 Pantone® Validated Dolby Vision® 
MemoryUp to 64 GB (32 GB + 32 GB) DDR5 5600 MHz[v]
StorageUp to 4 TB (2 TB + 2 TB) PCIe® 4.0 NVMe M.2 performance SSD (RAID 0)
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboardPer-key RGB with Aura Sync
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x Thunderbolt 4 1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery) 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 1 x HDMI® 2.1 FRL 1 x 2.5 Gbps LAN port 1 x 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack 
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions39.9 x 29.4 x 2.31–3.08 cm
Weight3.10 kg
ROG Strix SCAR 18 (2024) specs.

ROG Strix G16 (2024)

ROG Strix G16 (2024)
ProcessorIntel ® Core i9 processor 14900HX(24 Cores 32 Threads, with up to 65 W TDP) 
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX 4080 Laptop GPUMax TGP 175 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display16″ ROG Nebula Display 2.5K (2560×1600), 240 Hz / 3 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC® Pantone® Validated Dolby Vision® 
MemoryUp to 32 GB (16 GB + 16 GB) DDR5-5600 MHz[vi]
StorageUp to 2 TB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboardPer-key RGB with Aura SyncNumberPad support
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x Thunderbolt 4 1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery) 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 1 x HDMI® 2.1 FRL 1 x 2.5 Gbps LAN port 1 x 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack 
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions35.4 x 26.4 x 2.26–3.04 cm
Weight2.50 kg
ROG Strix G16 (2024) specs.

ROG Strix G18 (2024)

ROG Strix G18 (2024)
ProcessorIntel ® Core i9 processor 14900HX(24 Cores 32 Threads, with up to 65W TDP) 
GraphicsNVIDIA® GeForce RTX4080 Laptop GPUMax TGP 175 W (with Dynamic Boost)
Operating SystemWindows 11 Pro
Display18″ ROG Nebula Display 2.5K (2560×1600), 240 Hz / 3 ms, 100% DCI-P3, with G-SYNC® Pantone® Validated Dolby Vision® 
MemoryUp to 32 GB (16 GB + 16 GB) DDR5-5600MHz[vii]`
StorageUp to 2 TB PCIe® 4.0 NVMe M.2 SSD
KeyboardBacklit chiclet keyboardPer-key RGB with Aura Sync
AudioStereo speakersSmart AmplifierDolby Atmos®Hi-Res AudioTwo-Way AI Noise Cancelation
WiFi / BluetoothWiFi 6E (802.11ax)Bluetooth® v5.3
I/O Ports1 x Thunderbolt 4 1 x Type-C® USB 3.2 Gen 2 (supports DisplayPort / Power Delivery) 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 Gen 2 1 x HDMI® 2.1 FRL 1 x 2.5 Gbps LAN port 1 x 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack 
Battery90 Wh
Dimensions39.9 x 29.4 x 2.31–3.08 cm
Weight3.00 kg
ROG Strix G18 (2024) specs.

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