Asus ROG Zephyrus S is 'world's thinnest gaming laptop'

Asus unveils 'world's thinnest' GTX 1060 gaming notebook

This time around, ASUS thinned out the frame of the gamming system and added some display tweaks. Now only Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 or 1070 graphics options are available here - and both are in the Max-Q design that allows for thinner laptop hardware. For example, on the inside, Asus has made a decision to opt for Intel's 8th-gen Core chips - a top spec i7-8750H chip running at 2.2GHz, alongside a whopping 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage.

ASUS says that the Zephyrus S is roughly 12 percent slimmer than its predecessor, coming in at 14.95mm to 15.75mm depending on where the measurement takes place.

For cooling, ASUS has updated the custom Active Aerodynamic System (AAS) from the original Zephyrus which helps improve airflow to keep this beast cool.

ASUS has not yet announced pricing for the Zephyrus S, but this information will be released closer to its September launch.

Whether you get the base Zephyrus S model or splurge for one with a little more power, they're expected to set you back over $2,000. The entry-level GTX 1060 model with a 1TB NVMe SSD will land in mid-October at $2,099 (about AU$2,938).

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The Asus ROG Strix Scar II GL704 barely looks like a 17-inch gaming laptop. Both models come with a chiclet-style backlit keyboard, marked WASD keys, 4 zones of RGB backlight mode, 1.2mm travel distance, and Aura Sync technology.

Today, Asus announced its latest laptop, the Zephyrus S, as part of its Republic of Gamers (ROG) line.

After all, cooling is paramount in any laptop, and it becomes even more critical in gaming laptops. Together with a 144Hz display panel, the Zephyrus S also comes with an Intel Core i7-8750H processor. No matter what CPU you choose, the Scar II delivers pixels to its panel with a GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB graphics chip. The machine supports DDR4-2666 RAM in pools as large as 32 GB.

This laptop also marks the debut of Asus's new Armoury Crate software, which unites all of the firm's gaming PC software into a single app.

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