ASUS Announces Partnership with Oculus

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Exciting news for PCDIY enthusiasts. We are excited to announce we are an official product partner with Oculus and will be participating in the Oculus ready program offering up systems supporting the Oculus ready initiative. Below you will find the official ASUS press release providing more details behind the first two ASUS Oculus ready system the G11CD & G20CB.

ASUS Announces Partnership with Oculus

Oculus-ready ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB desktops to provide users with truly-immersive virtual reality gaming experiences

 

KEY POINTS

  • ASUS and Oculus partnership aims to provide gamers with immersive virtual reality gaming experiences
  • ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB gaming desktops are Oculus-ready, and feature 6th-generation Intel Core processors and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics

 

Los Angeles, USA (24th September, 2015) — ASUS today announced a partnership with Oculus, a leading innovator in virtual reality technology, at the Oculus Connect 2 Developer Conference in Los Angeles. This partnership is aimed at offering gamers truly immersive gaming experiences with the ASUS G11CD and Republic of Gamers (ROG) G20CB gaming desktops and Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets. Both the ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB are  powered by the newly-launched 6th-generation Intel® Core processor and feature NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX graphics for uncompromised gaming performance.

“ASUS is dedicated to giving gamers the fastest and most powerful gaming innovations. With the Oculus-ready ASUS G11 and ROG G20 gaming desktops, we aim to raise gaming experiences to the next level,” said Joe Hsieh, ASUS Corporate Vice President.

 

Oculus-ready gaming desktops: ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB

ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB are Oculus-ready gaming PCs and will fully support the Oculus Rift virtual reality experience. Users simply need to connect their PCs to the Oculus Rift and download the required drivers prior to use.

ASUS G11CD is powered by a 6th-generation Intel Core processor, DDR4 RAM, and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics card. G11CD has an aggressively-designed chassis, with a central LED array on its front façade capable of showcasing light effects with 8 million colors, and three ‘flames’ on its flanks. Aegis II software helps improve the gaming experience, with GameAlive allowing gamers to record and edit gameplay videos to share on social media.

G11CD

ROG G20 is designed to dominate the small-form-factor gaming desktop segment. G20 has a 9.5-liter chassis and is powered by the 6th-gen Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics for WQHD-resolution gaming and home entertainment.

ROG G20 sports a bold matte-black finish, aggressive lines, and Mayan-inspired markings. It even has customizable LED effects with up to 8 million colors. The G20 has a thermal design that takes advantage of natural heat convection, and has a hidden airflow channel to ensure efficient heat management during marathon gaming sessions. It has been well-received by the industry, winning international accolades like the Computex Best Choice of the Year, Good Design, iF Design and CES Innovation awards.

G20CB

AVAILABILITY & PRICING

Availability information will be provided later this year.  Please contact your local ASUS representative for further information.

 

ASUS G11CD Product Page: http://www.asus.com/Tower-PCs/G11CD/

ROG G20CB Product Page:  http://www.asus.com/Tower-PCs/G20CB/

 

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About ASUS

ASUS is a worldwide top-three consumer notebook vendor and maker of the world’s best-selling, most award-winning motherboards. A leading enterprise in the new digital era, ASUS designs and manufactures products that perfectly meet the needs of today’s digital home and office, with a broad portfolio that includes motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, displays, desktop and all-in-one PCs, notebooks, netbooks, servers, multimedia devices, wireless solutions, networking devices, tablets, smartphones and wearables. Driven by innovation and committed to quality, ASUS won 4,326 awards in 2014 and is widely credited with revolutionizing the PC industry with its Eee PC. ASUS has more than 16,000 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 5,200 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.

 

 

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