Mini PCs were formerly a substitute of their powerful full fledged brothers, but as time goes by, these small yet almost portable PCs have evolved into performance power houses. ASUS, knowing that Mini PCs have so much potential right now, have released Four Mini PCs in the Philippine market, and we have seen them in action especially the ROG GR8 Gaming Mini PC which is powered by an Intel Core-i7 processor and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card. A testament that you could get a small yet powerful PC from a small form factor. Read the Full PR below to find out more about these mini PCs.
Manila, Philippines (19th April, 2015) — ASUS, a global leader in consumer electronics, showcased their compact and elegantly designed MiniPCs last Friday, April 17, 2015. Held in R Space, Makati City, ASUS invited members of the media to try out and test products built and designed for a variety of applications at home and at work.
Play Without Limits with the ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) GR8
Compact, stylish, and powerful, the ROG GR8 blends console size with gaming PC specs. Having a chassis with a volume of only 2.5 liters, the ROG GR8 is built with mobility in mind, without holding back on hardware. With an Intel Core-i7 processor and an Nvidia GTX 750Ti graphics card, the ROG GR8 is more than adequate to run the latest games in high detail and at 1080p resolution. This high-performance PC also incorporates ROG gaming features such as the Sonic Radar II, GameFirst III, and Sonic Studio.
The ROG GR8 comes with an ASUS M801 mechanical keyboard and an ROG Gladius mouse.
Great Things Come in Small Packages
A small PC made for design and functionality, the ASUS VivoPC offers users with a variety of solutions for everyday computing. Occupying a space smaller than an A4 paper, the VivoPC is perfect for inconspicuous placing, be it behind monitors or TVs via VESA mounts, underneath desks, or simply on tabletops.
Unlike other compact PCs where upgrade is a concern, the VivoPC’s storage and memory can be changed depending on the user’s liking. It can accommodate a single 3.5” desktop HDD, or two 2.5” HDDs or SSDs while its memory can be upgraded up to 16GB. It is also compatible with the latest 802.11ac standard for high-speed wireless connectivity. With its elegant design and upgradeability, the ASUS VivoPC stands as one of the most versatile, compact desktops in the market.
Get the Full Experience of Google’s ChromeOS in the ASUS ChromeBox
The perfect partner for those looking out for the best Chrome OS experience, the ASUS Chromebox blends efficiency with formidable hardware. Google’s Chrome OS promises speed with constant updates in security, supported with a wide variety of applications. This little box is powered by an Intel Core-i7 processor for speed, further complimented with 4GB of RAM and 16GB of SSD storage.
Small Size Without Compromise
If the VivoPC is not small enough for your taste, then the ASUS VivoMini will definitely sate it. Despite having a smaller size than its larger counterparts, the VivoMini does not skimp on neither performance nor functionality. It is equipped with Intel Core-i processors with 4GB of RAM which can further be upgraded to 16GB. For storage, it utilizes a 32GB mSATA SSD which is also upgradeable to 256GB.
As a PC with size-defying functionality, the VivoMini supports 4K and up to three independent displays. It also operates silently, generating only 18.5dB and consuming 6.95W at idle.
AVAILABILITY & PRICING
|SRP||Where to Buy|
|ROG GR8 (comes with an ASUS M801 Mechanical Keyboard and ROG Gladius Mouse)||PhP 57,990||PC Express, Villman, Thinking Tools Cebu|
|ASUS VivoPC (comes with ASUS Wireless Keyboard and Mouse)||Starts at PhP 16,990||PC Express, Villman, Gigahertz, Octagon, PC Square, BCG Computers,PC Cartel, Infoworx, Concept, IECC, Thinking Tools, Gaisano, Laser Marketing, Columbia Computers|
|ASUS Chromebox (with Wireless Keyboard and Mouse, Web Camera, Speaker, and Remote)||PHP 48,099||TBD|
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 13,600 employees around the globe with a world-class R&D team of 4,500 engineers. Company revenue for 2014 was approximately US$14.5 billion.