ROG ’s two new desktops G11CD and G20C

ASUS has announced new models of ROG Desktops for gamers based on Intel’s new Skylake processors.  Both models offer  i5 or i7 processors and a gamut of video cards including and AMD R9 380 and in the case of the G11CD/CB an NVIDIA GTX 745 up to a 980 Ti while the G20CB ranges from a GT740 to a TITAN X.

One is G11 is a full sized desktop, 176x440x442mm (6.9×17.3×17.4″) and if you choose the CB model you will be able to have an H170 motherboard, a GTX 980Ti and up to a 512GB M.2 SSD.  The CD model does not support those features and is built on an H110 motherboard.  Both models off a choice between a DVD or Blu-Ray optical drive.

The ROG G20 offers more power in a slightly smaller case, 104x340x358mm (4.1×13.4×14.1″) which is achieved by using an external power supply and dropping the optical drive altogether.

ASUS also managed to offer a vertically mounted TITAN X in this form factor, which is no small achievement.  The ROG G20 also offers wireless connectivity in addition to a wired LAN Port, along with space for two internal drives.

All models have the familiar black and red ROG colour scheme, a nice mix of  USB 3.1, 3.0 and 2.0 ports and 7.1 audio.  There is no word on the pricing for either of these desktops, keep an eye out

 

 

 

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