Asus has long pushed the envelope with its ROG line but the Asus ROG Mothership gaming laptop that just debuted at CES 2019 is a whole new thing entirely.
From just looking at the pictures you’re hard pressed to decide if the ROG Mothership is a gaming laptop or a gaming tablet in itself. You can use it as a traditional laptop or use the kickstand behind the screen to prop it vertically, which helps it not overheat and negates the need for liquid cooling.
It’s also fitted with a detachable and foldable membrane keyboard that opens up a lot of possibilities and makes the Mothership look like a Surface Pro from the year 2030.
Even if you’d think the epic configuration options for this gaming laptop’s look and feel are more than enough to justify its existence, the ROG Mothership doesn’t compromise on processing power. After all, it is a gaming laptop and its specs look the part:
- 17-inch display with 144 Hz refresh rate and 3 ms response rate
- Intel Core i9 processor
- Nvidia RTX 2080 GPU with 8 GB VRAM
- Up to 64 GB RAM
- Up to 3 512 GB SSDs
Support for up to three displays with HDMI, Thunderbolt 3 and USB-C ports
All this means that the Mothership is pretty big – if you want to have the flashiest gaming laptop in town, expect to lug around a machine that weighs 4.7 kg and is 29.9 mm thick.
The Asus ROG Mothership will launch this spring but Asus hasn’t revealed pricing yet, which means you should expect that its retail price will be out of this world.Also read: ✍Asus Patents Smartphone With Top Popup Camera✍