Asus wants to help gamers and techies celebrate the holidays with their best and most innovative products. Asus’ products are widely available at most retailers across the globe, so finding a gift for your gamers, enthusiasts, or even your mom is easy and convenient. If you are still on the hunt for that perfect present to put under the Christmas tree, check out this guide to see what Asus has to offer.
1. Asus ROG Strix Gaming Laptops – Scar and Hero Edition
Asus Strix Scar
These two Strix laptops combine amazingly-fast 120Hz displays with potent specs for maximum gaming performance and all-around versatility. The slim chassis for each model holds a powerful core i7-7700HQ, Nvidia GTX 1060, 16GB RAM and a 256GB NVMe SSD for E-Sports-ready performance. The keyboards are hardcore gamer-certified as well with dedicated hotkeys and a customizable RGB illumination to suit your preferences.
Asus Strix Hero
The Scar Edition is the weapon of choice for FPS fanatics with its 17.3-inch TN screen with a focus on speed and blur-free performance. On the other hand, the Hero Edition caters to MOBA players by creating vivid and vibrant images with its 15.6-inch IPS screen. Each flavor comes with unique styling which includes highlighted WASD (Scar) and QWER (Hero) main keys to complete the competitive edge these gadgets provide.
2. Asus ROG GR8 II Mini Gaming Desktop
The Asus ROG GR8 II is a console-sized PC that packs a punch that can match most full tower systems. The sleek four-liter chassis includes a top end quad-core processor from Intel and a GTX 1060 sufficient to power through most titles such as Overwatch. The Asus ROG GR8 II comes in several configurations to fit most budgets, but its small form factor with a unique and aggressive design is one of its best and unique characteristics.
3. Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 Ti Graphics Card
The Asus ROG Strix GTX 1080 Ti is one of the most sought-after high-end cards of the year for its extreme performance. This beefy 2.5-slot GPU comes with a cooler that covers 40% more surface area than its predecessor to cool its Nvidia Titan-derived Pascal chip. The Asus ROG Strix GFTX 1080 Ti is also part of the Aura ecosystem for customizable RGB lighting, plus many more features which makes it the perfect GPU for your 2k 165Hz or 4K G-Sync monitor.
4. Asus ROG Swift PG348Q Ultrawide Gaming Monitor
The Asus ROG Swift PG348Q unleashes a 3440 x 1440 screen with a refresh rate of 100Hz and G-Sync for an immersive, panoramic view. The IPS panel takes care of producing vibrancy and color accuracy to complement the buttery-smooth gaming goodness and latency-free performance of this gaming monitor. The chassis is equally impressive as the specs thanks to Asus’ unique ROG treatment that includes a fully ergonomic stand and a bezel-free design.
5. Asus Prime Z370-A Coffee Lake Motherboard
The Asus Prime Z370-A sports a black and white build with cutting-edge overclocking and cooling controls. This prosumer-grade desktop motherboard features excellent cooling capabilities thanks to its refined aspects such as sensor grouping for reactive thermal solutions and heatsinks that complete the product’s minimalist aesthetic. If RGB is your thing, the Asus Prime Z370-A comes with Aura Sync support via its LED strip controllers, although it already looks sexy even without glowing effects.
6. Asus Strix Z370-I Gaming Coffee Lake Motherboard
The Asus Strix Z370-I is one of the market’s best value performance boards for compact builds. This Mini-ITX component includes big-time upgrades such as one-click auto-tuning, SupremeFX Audio, plus Aura Sync to complement your system’s aesthetics. This board also comes equipped with dual M.2 slots with heatsinks for lightning-fast storage and Dual-band 802.11ac WiFi for a genuinely portable performance package.
7. Asus ROG Crosshair VI Hero Ryzen Motherboard
The Asus ROG Crosshair VI Hero motherboard is the perfect pair for your powerful eight-core Ryzen CPU to create a superb, overclocked gaming setup. You can run dual graphics cards for the best possible performance in 4K or high-speed gaming, plus you can enjoy future-proof features such as USB 3.1 Gen2 connectivity. Almost all accessories are covered in this board’s functionalities including VR trackers and up to two LED strips for the ultimate Aura Sync light show.
8. Asus Strix B350-F Gaming
The Asus Strix B350-F Gaming is the essential budget board for Ryzen users by offering class-leading overclocking and cooling options in an affordable package. Just like the high-end boards, users can utilize one-click auto-tuning and optimized temperature control for extreme air flow. Nifty extras such as SupremeFX audio and dual RGB headers are already involved for the price, allowing users to allocate funds to a faster processor or GPU.
9. Asus ROG Gaming Mats –Scabbard and Sheath
Asus ROG Scabbard
Asus ROG Sheath
The Asus ROG Sheath is the brand’s largest desk mat which sits at an expansive 35.4 inches by 17.3 inches and a distinct ROG logo to complete your Asus Gaming setup. The ROG Scabbard, on the other hand, is built with Cordura Light to enable it to resist splashes and accidental spills. Both can cover most of your desk space under your keyboard and mouse for that neat and sexy setup.
Editor’s Note: If you want to know more about Asus products such as their amazing ZenBooks and ZenFones, you can visit the original holiday gift guide on EdgeUpAsus on this link. Good hunting and Happy Holidays from Monitornerds and Asus!