Full Desktop Power, 4 Liter Console Size
The GR8 II is powered by the latest desktop-grade 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700 Quad Core processor has more than enough processing power for today's AAA Gaming Titles.
- Intel® Core™ i7-7700 3.6GHz Quad Core Processor w/ 4.2GHz Turbo, 8 Threads, 8MB Smart Cache, 14nm
With 8GB of dual-channel DDR4 memory; a M.2 256GB SSD and a 1TB HDD provide a combination of fast data read and write speeds, along with large storage capacities. topped off with ASUS Aura Sync lighting effects, the ROG GR8 II a force to be reckoned with.
Underestimate ROG GR8 II at your own peril!
Despite its compact dimensions, this 4-liter gaming PC delivers performance levels that rival many established gaming desktops.
The ROG GR8 II is the world's smallest VR gaming powerhouse, and is armed with a custom ASUS GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics card for fast and smooth gameplay, and highly detailed in-game visuals. Its VR-friendly design features two HDMI ports to hook up your VR headset and display simultaneously, so you can enter virtual worlds in an instant.
Ultra Compact Gaming: Anywhere
ROG GR8 II is a console-sized 4-liter Gaming PC that is ideal for any room, and can be connected to your TV for big screen entertainment with ease. It's also compact and light enough to bring to and dominate LAN parties.
Stylish Gaming Aesthetics
ROG GR8 II has a bold spacecraft-inspired design with a matte black finish. Compact and aggressively-designed, the GR8 II features chiseled, sharply-angled side panels and a Plasma Copper-colored mid-frame for an eye-catching aesthetic that stands out among other gaming desktops. Additional design elements include a perfectly-framed ROG logo on the side panel, along with distinctive markings and dynamic ASUS Aura effects on three areas across the front face of the chassis.
Best Gaming Performance
Custom desktop-grade ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 3GB Graphics
ROG GR8 II offers the most advanced graphics in its class, creating immersive gaming worlds with super-smooth visuals and rich, vibrant colors. Its custom ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card utilizes NVIDIA Pascal™ architecture to provide 3X faster graphics performance versus previous-generation graphics cards for breakthrough VR experiences.
The GR8 II performed 68% better than similar GTX 960-equippped gaming PCs, and 13% better than GTX 970-equipped gaming PCs*. It ran Forza Horizon 3 and Overwatch smoothly in 4K resolution.
*ROG GR8 II test configuration: Windows 10 Home, Intel Core i7-7700 processor, 8GB DDR4-2400 DRAM, ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 3GB graphics, 256GB M.2 SSD, 2.5-inch 1TB HDD.
Built for VR!
ROG GR8 II is built for Virtual Reality. Its VR-ready GeForce GTX 1060 GPU boosts speed and power efficiency for brilliant VR performance, while the Intel Core i7 processor decreases frame rendering latency.
Plug-and-play compatibility with leading VR headsets driven by NVIDIA VRWorks™ technologies lets you experience immersive environments with VR audio as well as physics and haptics, so you'll hear and feel every moment. Strap on your VR headset, fire up GR8 II and enjoy smooth, low-latency and stutter-free VR worlds.
Welcome to the future of VR! ROG GR8 II is the Oculus® Ready PC* that hits all the recommended specifications for the Oculus Rift headset. GR8 II has undergone stringent tests to ensure its ports, firmware, operating system and other features are up to Oculus standards. So, just connect an Oculus Rift headset to your GR8 II to experience high-end VR brought to life! It's time to get your head in the game!
*Oculus Ready PCs are available only in selected regions. Please check with your local ASUS representative for more information.
Expanding your gaming experience
ROG GR8 II features two HDMI ports, so you can hook up two displays for your Twitch streaming session and chat room. You can even play games at their highest settings on up to three HD displays simultaneously through DisplayPort. NVIDIA 3D Vision™ technology adds an extra dimension to your gaming experience. All you need is a pair of 3D glasses for incredibly immersive 3D Gaming and movie-watching experiences.
GR8 II is also NVIDIA G-SYNC™ compatible. G-SYNC synchronizes your display's refresh rate with GR8 II's GeForce GTX graphics card for ultra-smooth visuals. G-SYNC helps avoid lag, minimizes frame-rate stutter and eliminates visual tearing. It delivers the smoothest and fastest gaming graphics — all without affecting system performance!
Desktop-grade 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700 Quad Core Processor
ROG GR8 II is powered by the powerful 7th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-7700 Quad Core Processor for unprecedented levels of gaming and multi-tasking performance. This latest iteration delivers an 8% performance boost* versus the previous generation Processor.
* ROG GR8 II test configuration: Windows 10 Home, Intel Core i5-6400 processor, 4GB DDR4-2400 DRAM, ASUS GeForce GTX 1060 graphics, 2.5-inch 256GB SSD.
Advanced four-core processing power and the use of Turbo Boost provides 14% faster speeds – so you get more done in less time. In addition, DDR4 SDRAM provides speeds up to 2.1 GT/s (twice that of DDR3) for increased system stability. The GR8 II has the power to run games at their highest visual settings: Play 4K UHD videos and or run 3D modeling programs; the GR8 II can handle it all.
Game cool, play silent!
ROG GR8 II has a specially-tuned cooling system with an optimized airflow design, copper heat pipes and dual fans to purge heat from the system. Cleverly-designed vents and dedicated chambers for the processor and graphics card ensure the right amount of airflow to each component to provide you with stable performance for non-stop gaming marathons.
ROG GR8 II draws less than 30W at idle and delivers quiet performance, with noise levels of 23dB at idle. This low- noise design makes it perfect for your living room or bedroom.
Best Gaming StorageThis
Less waiting, more Gaming!
ROG GR8 II has a 256GB M.2 PCIe solid-state drive and a 2.5-inch 1 TB HDD. The latest M.2 SSD provides data speeds of up to 10Gbps. That's 3x faster than SATA SSDs, so your system boots up and launches games faster. You get the best of both worlds, with the speed afforded by the M.2 SSD and the large storage capacities offered by the 2.5-inch HDD.
Reduce your Game Loading Time
Uniquely intelligent technology that effectively caches an entire storage device so that favorite games and apps launch at breakneck speeds, getting to work the moment it's activated. RAMCache II turns milliseconds into microseconds to boost game-load times; and of course it's compatible with the latest NVM Express storage options!
- Smart Mode: Automatically caches all your storage devices at the same time for optimal use of your system's caching resources
Best Gaming Lighting
ASUS Aura Sync — a symphony of light!
ASUS Aura Sync takes RGB lighting to the next level, offering 12 ROG synchronization modes for ROG peripherals including keyboards and mice, and 10 different lighting effects. With a color palette comprising of 8 million colors, the dynamic Aura Sync lets you tailor the LED zones to reflect the feel of the game you're currently playing.
Best Gaming Audio
ROG GR8 II's awesome SupremeFX audio technology has levelled up, delivering an exceptional 103dB signal-to-noise ratio on the line-in connection for the very best recording quality. An ultra-low distortion Texas Instruments RC4580 op amplifier helps bring out the minute audio details, even when you're listening through headphones! These features all add up for truly immersive audio.
- Audio-line Shielding
Blocks electromagnetic interference from the motherboard and add-one to provide cleaner-sounding audio
- Boost Op Amplifiers
With the boost op-ampse onboard you're able to pump exceptional audio to your favorite headset, with 32 ~ 150Ω headphone impedance ior great flexibility. It also automatically adjusts amplitudes based on different impedances providing the best headphone experiences possible with your headset
Intuitive Audio-Tuning Suite
Sonic Studio III
ROG GR8 II's Sonic Studio III audio-effects station has an intelligent routing feature made for streaming. The new routing feature ports streams to different outputs, giving you full control over who hears what. With Sonic Studio III, you now can share your exciting in-game moments without worrying about frivolous DCMA takedown requests. In addition to that, Sonic Studio III also comes with app-level preferences for instant audio profiles, and improved noise filtering for conversations with total clarity!
Easily assign different audio streams to different outputs, such as browser audio to headphones and game audio to speakers
- App-specific Profiles
Apply customized audio settings to different applications, so everything you do is perfectly tuned to the way you want to listen
- Automatic Noise Filtering
Automatically detects and eliminates unwanted background noises, ensuring that your communications are loud and clear
Scan and Detect to Dominate
Sonic Radar III
We've given Sonic Radar III an overhaul, evolving the audio engine to process sounds more accurately than ever, ensuring you're always aware of what's going on around you — and we've even added an onscreen arrow to help you pinpoint the enemy's position instantly! See the origin of key in-game sounds and hone your enemy-pinpointing skills. Plus the new audio boost feature provides filters that let you hear even the faintest sounds, so you can become the hunter, not the hunted!
- Improved Audio Algorithm
The new Sonic Radar III audio algorithm is now even more accurate to allow enemies to be pinpointed with even more accuracy
- 3D Engine
Sonic Radar III is built around its all new HUD with an in-game 3-dimensional arrow for a more intuitive experience
- Audio Boost
The new audio boost feature now allows the boosted audio to be heard directly
- Audio Radar
Sonic Radar III is effective regardless of surrounding noise and chaos
Best Gaming Networking
More Throughput and Less CPU Usage for Great Gaming Experiences
Intel® Gigabit Ethernet
ROG GR8 II Gaming features the very latest Intel® Ethernet I219-V Chipset for faster, smoother gaming. Intel's LAN has the serious double advantage of reducing CPU overhead while offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This significantly reduces the processor's workload, so there's more power for gaming!
Team Up to Banish Lag
GameFirst IV optimizes network traffic for faster, lag-free online gaming — and now we've added Multi-Gate Teaming to team all your networks for maximum bandwidth and the smoothest-ever gameplay. You'll also enjoy the all-new Intelligent mode, which automatically compiles a database by parsing new app data to ensure that every game is optimized for the best performance.
Blazing fast transfer speeds via 802.11 ac Wi-Fi
2x2 Wi-Fi with MIMO
Next-level 802.11ac Wi-Fi with 2x2 dual-band 2.4/5GHz antennas offer up to 867Mbps* transfer speeds, while the very latest MIMO technology ensures that every connected user experiences the fastest wireless and online speeds!
* Actual speed varies, and Wi-Fi hotspot feature operates at 802.11a/b/g/n. Windows 10 does not currently support Wi-Fi hotspot functionality.
The two Wi-Fi antennas of the ROG GR8 II are situated on top of the chassis for better signal transmission, and are properly shielded between the plastic and metal cases to prevent interference from other components.
Convenient Gaming Connectivity
VR- friendly ports
ROG GR8 II comes with all the connectivity features needed for your gaming peripherals. With a total of six USB ports (including two on the front panel), two HDMI ports and one DisplayPort, you can connect GR8 II to your VR headset and display simultaneously for immersive virtual reality experiences without having to swap cables.
You can even hook up ROG GR8 II to an HDTV via HDMI for a more immersive gaming experience or big-screen entertainment.
The reversible USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports provides easier device connections and a data rate of 10Gbps—so transferring a 2GB movie file takes less than 2 seconds to complete.
Super-fast and stable 802.11ac Wi-Fi provides strong signal delivery and 3x the speed of previous Wi-Fi standards, so you can play online games or stream videos smoothly.
Built-in Bluetooth 4.2 conveniently connects ROG GR8 II to any Bluetooth device for a complete home PC experience. In addition, you get 100GB of ASUS WebStorage space free, so you can access and share cloud-based files through URL links anywhere, anytime.
Easy Hardware Upgrading
ROG GR8 II features simple slide-off covers for easy access to the M.2 SSD and 2.5inch HDD / SSD storage bays for quick upgrades whenever you want to improve this computer even higher.
|Operating System||Windows® 10, 64 bit|
|Processor||Intel® Core™ i7-7700 3.6GHz Quad Core Processor w/ 4.2GHz Turbo, 8 Threads, 8MB Smart Cache, 14nm|
|Chipset||Intel® H110 Chipset|
|Graphics||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 w/ 3GB GDDR5 VRAM|
|Memory||8GB DDR4-2400 RAM (2x 4GB), 32GB Max (2x 16GB)|
|Hard Drive||256GB M.2 SSD
1TB 7,200rpm SATA III HDD
|LAN||1x Intel® Gigabit Ethernet port with GameFirst|
|Wi-Fi||Wireless 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|I/O Ports||Front Ports:
1x 3.5mm Headphone port
1x 3.5mm Microphone port
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports (1 w/ quick charging)
|Power Supply||External AC Power Adapter (included)
Rated Output: 230W
|Dimensions (LxWxH)||Computer Case: 243 x 58 x 236mm|
|Weight||1.27kg (2.8 lb)|