ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced an extensive range of new and exclusive performance-focused products at its For Those Who Dare: Transcendence virtual launch event for CES 2024.

This latest generation of gaming solutions for playing games at home and on the go includes displays that are impressively fast and stunning, laptops with blazing speed and high-level graphics, and the most powerful gaming phone on the market, the ROG Phone 8.

Viewers will be able to embark on an immersive journey into the cutting-edge world of gaming with ROG’s unparalleled lineup of supreme products. With the new Advanced Back to the Future (BTF) ecosystem, ROG is helping to reduce visible cable clutter in DIY builds. From the performance-driven ROG Maximus Z790 Hero BTF motherboard, featuring hidden connectors for ultimate cable management, to the revolutionary ROG Strix GeForce RTX 4090 BTF Edition graphics card, every detail is meticulously crafted for an extraordinary gaming experience.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Series 2024

The ROG Zephyrus G14 and G16 gaming laptops revolutionise portable gaming with powerful internals and stunning displays. Gamers can immerse themselves in the unmatched performance of the ROG Strix SCAR 18 laptop, designed for esports enthusiasts seeking maxed-out performance. These new gaming laptops offer unparalleled power with up to the Intel® Core Ultra 9 processor and the flagship NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4090 Laptop GPU. What’s more, the 2024 ROG Zephyrus G16 is available now. Zephyrus G14 gaming laptop will be coming in mid-February, so Aussie gamers can get their hands on these gaming beasts right away.

Hot on the heels of the recent deal between ASUS and Intel to take over Intel’s Next Unit of Computing (NUC) business, ROG has created the first ever ROG NUC — the compact yet powerful PC codename Scorpion Canyon, is an ultra-small gaming marvel with Intel Core Ultra processors and NVIDIA RTX graphics that provides a versatile gaming solution.

ASUS ROG Phone 8

The event also featured the brand-new ROG Phone 8, which this year has been upgraded to become one of the most versatile phones on the market. Other products introduced included the ROG Hyperion GR701 BTF Edition chassis, the ROG Swift OLED PG39WCDM monitor, the ROG Aura Monitor Light Bar and ROG Ergo Monitor Arm for upgrading setups, the ROG Carnyx microphone, capturing every nuance of sound with precision, the ROG Keris II Ace mouse with the ROG Polling Rate Booster, the ROG Cetra True Wireless SpeedNova headphones, the ROG Falchion RX Low Profile keyboard, and many more.

We welcome viewers to a realm where innovation meets gaming excellence — ROG, the epitome of supreme gaming technology.


ROG Zephyrus Series

The new ROG Zephyrus G14 and G16 gaming laptops redefine the genre with a host of extraordinary features. The redesigned premium aluminium chassis, available in Eclipse Gray and Platinum White, is both lightweight and durable – G14 measures just 1.59 cm thin and weighs 1.5 kg, while the 1.49 cm-thin G16 weighs in at just 1.85 kg. There’s a signature Slash Lighting LED bar on the chassis that continues and enhances the popular personalisation options of the previous generation.

They are also the first laptops to feature ROG Nebula Display OLED panels. With the Zephyrus G14 boasting a 3K 120 Hz panel, and the Zephyrus G16 sporting a 2.5K 240 Hz display, both feature a 16:10 aspect ratio, VESA DisplayHDR True Black 500 certification, and a stunning 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio. Hi-Res Audio and Dolby Atmos technology-enhanced audio quality, complemented by built-in HD cameras for smooth communication.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Series 2024

Designed for gamers, creators, and designers, the Zephyrus Series includes the G14 with an AMD Ryzen 9 8940H processor and the G16 with up to an Intel Core Ultra 9 processor 185H making it one of the best portable laptops. Both laptops are equipped with NVIDIA GeForce RTX GPUs, and feature a variety of powerful ROG Intelligent Cooling solutions for optimal performance.

With the upgraded Zephyrus Series, ROG brings portable gaming to a new level, seamlessly blending technology, performance, and aesthetics for an unparalleled gaming experience. Gamers, creative professionals, or design enthusiasts can elevate their gaming reality with the Zephyrus series.

The ROG Zephyrus G16 is available now and the ROG Zephyrus G14 will be available in mid-February 2024.

ROG Strix SCAR 16 & SCAR 18

The thermal design, including Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal on CPU and GPU, with Tri-Fan technology and full-surround vents ensures optimal cooling. The Mini LED 2.5K (2560×1600) 240Hz ROG Nebula HDR displays — including ROG’s first 18-inch Mini LED display — have up to a 90% screen-to-body ratio, and along with quad-speaker Dolby Atmos audio the laptops deliver immersive gaming.

ASUS ROG Zephyrus Series 2024

They also have a gamer-friendly keyboard, Thunderbolt 4, 2.5 Gbps LAN, WiFi 6E, and a 90 Wh battery with 100 W USB-C charging. Crafted with attention to detail, the metal chassis showcases the iconic RGB ROG logo and a new ROG slash design. Built as the best gaming laptop for AAA gaming and effortless content creation.

The ROG Strix SCAR G18 is available now.

ROG Strix G16 & G18

The ROG Strix G16 and G18 offer a powerful gaming experience with the Intel Core i9 processor 14900HX and up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 4080 laptop GPU. The thermal design, including Conductonaut Extreme liquid metal with Tri-Fan technology and full-surround vents ensures optimal cooling.

With two unique designs and up to a 90% screen-to-body ratio, the Strix G series provides immersive visuals with 16-inch and 18-inch 2.5K (2560×1600) 240Hz ROG Nebula displays featuring Dolby Vision HDR, and combined with Dolby Atmos audio technology they deliver exceptional audiovisual performance. Gamer-friendly features include a wide touchpad, large arrow keys, Thunderbolt 4 support, per-key RGB keyboard, 1Gbps LAN, WiFi 6E, and a 720p HD camera for seamless connectivity.

The high-capacity 90 Wh battery and 100 W USB-C charging ensure on-the-go gaming without compromising performance. The Volt Green version features a metal chassis with the RGB ROG logo and a unique new ROG slash design, while the Eclipse Gray version boasts a metal chassis with a low-profile ROG slash pattern.

Strix G18 is available now.


ROG Phone 8 & ROG Phone 8 Pro

Gamers should get ready to embark on a revolutionary journey with the ROG Phone 8 and ROG Phone 8 Pro, which redefine mobile gaming excellence.

These smartphones go beyond the ordinary, offering cutting-edge technology, innovative design, and a commitment to an exceptional user experience. Designed as powerful all-round powerhouses, catering to gamers, streamers, content creators, and more, they stand out with gaming-friendly features.

At their core is the formidable Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 Mobile Platform, ensuring unmatched performance. The phones feature advanced AI capabilities, including X-Sense 2.0, AI Grabber, semantic search, AI noise cancellation and more, marking a significant stride in user interaction.

ASUS ROG Phone 8

To ensure marathon gaming without overheating, the phones integrate advanced internal cooling mechanisms — including the Rapid-Cooling Conductor that conducts heat directly from the SoC to the back cover — along with gaming-friendly AI features like Background mode and X Capture to elevate the gaming experience.

Even thinner than their predecessors, the phones boast a robust 5500 mAh battery with wireless charging, and the amazing 6.78″ Samsung E6 flexible AMOLED display with a 165 Hz refresh rate provides an immersive visual experience. Customisable elements like the Aura RGB Lighting logo and Anime Vision Mini-LEDs express individuality. The rear triple camera system excels with a 50 MP Sony IMX890 main camera with 6-Axis Hybrid Gimbal Stabiliser 3.0; a 13 MP ultrawide camera with a free-form lens; and a 32 MP telephoto camera with 3X optical zoom and OIS. Dirac Virtuo for Headphone technology provides virtual surround sound.

The ROG Phone 8 series challenges assumptions in mobile gaming, offering unbridled performance, innovation, IP68 water and dust resistance and a slim design that blends aesthetics with functionality. Whether dedicated gamers or tech enthusiasts, these phones beckon users to elevate their mobile gaming experience.


In the realm of small form factor PCs, ASUS sets the standard for innovation, exemplified by the revolutionary ROG NUC. Going beyond a typical gaming system, the PC — codenamed Scorpion Canyon — represents a compact gaming powerhouse, offering the freedom to game anytime, anywhere. ASUS, known for delivering exceptional gaming experiences, maintains this reputation with the ROG NUC.


At its core, the ROG NUC harnesses the power of Intel Core Ultra 7 or Core Ultra 9 processors for unparalleled gaming performance. The Performance Hybrid Architecture ensures seamless multitasking with additional e-cores, while Intel Thread Director and Intel Smart Cache optimise workloads for a smooth gaming experience. Paired with NVIDIA RTX 4060 or RTX 4070 Discrete Graphics, the ROG NUC promises stunning visuals on up to four 4K-enabled display outputs.

The tool-less chassis design allows integration in under 10 minutes, with dimensions of 270 x 180 x 50 mm for uncompromised gaming in a minimalistic form factor. Beyond performance, the ROG NUC pairs seamlessly with the ROG Raikiri PRO controller for a redefined gaming interaction. ARGB lighting and the ROG Armory Crate app allow users to create stunning light shows.

Connectivity features HDMI 2.1a, DisplayPort 1.4, Thunderbolt 4 / USB4® Type-C, USB 3.2 Gen 2, USB 2.0, and Intel Killer WiFi 6E AX1690i. Compatible with both Microsoft Windows 11 and Linux distros, the ROG NUC offers operating system flexibility.

The ROG NUC exemplifies the ASUS commitment to innovation and gaming excellence, setting the stage for a robust series of gaming NUCs. With its ultra-small design, extreme performance, and tool-less integration, it heralds a new era in NUC gaming, empowering gamers to choose how, where, and in what style they want to game. With the ROG NUC, ROG ushers in a new epoch of gaming excellence.


Finally, ROG introduced a wide array of cutting-edge gaming accessories that allow gamers to elevate their gaming experience.

The groundbreaking ROG Carnyx microphone was specifically crafted for studio-quality recording, it features a large 25 mm condenser capsule, 192 kHz / 24-bit sampling rate for detailed, vivid sound, with a cardioid polar pattern for solo recording.

Its high-pass filter, built-in pop filter, and premium metal shock mount guarantee clear and smooth sound — even in intense gaming sessions with annoying background noises such as typing, clicking or shouting. With the intuitive multi-functional control knob, one-touch mute button, and Aura Sync RGB lighting, the Carnyx is the perfect streaming companion.

Another addition is the ROG Keris II Ace, the latest addition to the Ace Esports Lineup. Weighing only 54 grams and with an ergonomic shape primed for long periods of tense gripping, this mouse is a dream for FPS enthusiasts. With ROG SpeedNova wireless technology, the lowest latency is ensured even in crowded wireless environments. The ROG AimPoint Pro optical sensor and the durable 100M ROG Optical Micro Switch excel in both precision and durability. The ROG Polling Rate Booster is a stand-alone device that supports wireless polling rates up to 4000 Hz and wired rates up to 8000 Hz, minimising cursor delay to ensure that in-game actions are precisely as intended.

The ROG Falchion RX Low Profile keyboard, winner of a CES 2023 Innovation Award, is an evolution of the game-changing Falchion, introduces the ROG RX Low-Profile Switches. The RX Red Low-Profile offers a silky-smooth linear feel, while the RX Blue Low-Profile delivers a satisfying clicky sensation. With a compact design and minimalistic look, plus unique features like a multi-functional touch panel, ROG SpeedNova wireless technology, and the ROG Omni Receiver, this keyboard redefines on-the-go gaming for both gamers and everyday users.

Gamers can experience synchronised sound with the ROG Cetra True Wireless SpeedNova headphones, featuring dual-mode 2.4 GHz and Bluetooth® wireless connectivity for unmatched adaptability. Powered by ROG SpeedNova wireless technology, they offer ultralow latency, robust wireless connection, and optimised power usage. It also features high-resolution 24-bit 96 kHz audio, and lifelike details enhanced by Dirac Opteo. Bone-conduction AI microphones ensure clear communication, and Adaptive ANC with Auto mode automatically optimises noise cancellation for full immersion in music or gameplay. The headphones offer up to 46 hours of battery life, wireless charging, quick in-case charging, and feature customisable ASUS Aura RGB lighting for maximum style.

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