ASUS ROG MOTHERSHIP GZ700 – CAN IT REPLACE A PC?

Asus never disappoints when it comes with gaming devices. With a brand new look and design, ASUS ROG MOTHERSHIP GZ700  hits the market. Never like the laptops before launched by Asus feels like this one.

Asus Chipset display

Asus has delivered us the laptop Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 which features a 9th Gen Intel® Core™ i9 eight-core CPU and a factory overclocked GeForce RTX™ 2080 GPU. Knowing from the looks of it Asus isn’t playing and they mean business. In the market of good gaming laptops, they have a contender who can beat all of them in performance and looks.

Get ready to be astounded by this Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 amazing new laptop as we bring you closer to its design and aesthetics.

Also Read: Razer Blade Pro (2019)

DESIGN:

ASUS Design

First of all, here we have a laptop that looks like a regular gaming laptop. A pseudo-lid with the Republic of Gamers logo which lits like any normal Asus laptop. And then we see the kickstand which turns the lid into the undercarriage.

Then the strange thing happens, the lid goes down and becomes a full keyboard and touchpad. The keyboard in this device is similar to ROG Zephyrus and ROG Zephyrus S where the keyboard is pushed to the bottom edge. Similarly, the touchpad is located at the right and can be converted to a digital Num Pad.

The rear side of the Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 has large air vent above the kickstand. And below it lies a very well placed LED lights which makes the kickstand glow. The exhaust is located at the top for good thermal performance.

Finally, the best part about this laptop Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 is that the keyboard can be separated. The removed keyboard can be folded in half and is connected through Bluetooth or a USB-C wired connection. The Mothership laptop is an all-in-one laptop with a 17.3 inch 1920 x 1080 screen with a 144Hz refresh rate also available with a 4K 60Hz panel and offers a 100% RGB colour accuracy.

Display Asus Rog Mothership GZ700

At 10.4 pounds (4.8 kg), due to its heavy weight, it isn’t as portable as a modern gaming laptop but can be a potential desktop replacement.

DISPLAY:

Immerse yourself in the gorgeous display of a 17.3 inch. FHD panel whose 144Hz refresh rate and 3ms response time which is solely made for gaming. And with a 4K visual which provides 100% Adobe RGB UHD Resolution giving an amazingly crisp and detailed colour accuracy.

Comparison ASUS panel

Most importantly, both use G-SYNC™ technology to deliver smoother gameplay with lower input lag and no tearing. A dream gaming display isn’t it?

While the FHD 144Hz screen gives the true gaming experience to its users, the 4K variant brings the true potential of the RTX-20 series GPU it makes the user experience fun.

PRICE:

The laptop Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 costs over US$9,000. Yes, it is hell expensive. The base model starts from US$7,260.

We will update price for Nepal in a later date.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Category

AAA Gaming

Operating System

Windows 10 Pro – ASUS recommends Windows 10 Pro
Windows 10 Home

Processor

Intel ® Core™ i9-9980HK

Graphics

NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 2080 (Boost Clock: 1880MHz, 200W)
8GB GDDR6 VRAM

Memory

DDR4 2666MHz SDRAM (Dual channel)
Up to 64 GB

SSD

3 x M.2 NVMe PCIE 3.0 x4 512GB SSD

Display

17.3-inch 4K UHD (3840 x 2160), IPS-level panel, 60Hz, 25ms, 100% Adobe RGB, G-SYNC®
17.3-inch Full HD (1920×1080) IPS-level panel, 144Hz, 3ms, 100% sRGB, G-SYNC®

VR Ready

YES

Keyboard

Detachable keyboard stays wired or goes wireless
Backlit Chiclet Keyboard
N-key rollover
Per key RGB
Aura Sync
2.5mm travel distance
0.3mm keycap curve

Audio

4x4W speakers with Smart AMP technology
Array Microphone

Software

Armoury Crate
GameFirst V
GameVisual
Sonic Studio & Sonic Radar lll
Aura
XSplit Gamecaster (Free)
Android / iOS App

I/O Ports

1 x USB3.1 Gen2 Type-C / Thunderbolt 3
1 x USB3.1 Gen2 Type-C with DisplayPort™ 1.4
3 x USB3.1 Gen2 Type-A
1 x USB3.1 Gen1 Type A / USB charger +
1x HDMI 2.0
1x 3.5mm headphone and microphone combo jack
1x 3.5mm microphone jack
1 x RJ-45 jack
1 x SD card reader
1 x Kensington lock

Power

280W Power Adaptor x 2

Wi-Fi / Bluetooth

Intel ® Wi-Fi 6 with Gig+ performance (802.11ax)
Bluetooth 5.0
*Bluetooth version may vary as the OS upgrades

Dimension

410 (W) x 320 (D) x 29.9 (H) mm

Weight

4.8 KG

audio Asus Rog Mothership GZ700

Pros:

Detachable keyboard
High performance
Unique looks

Cons:

Expensive

VERDICT:

Certainly, Asus Rog Mothership GZ700 isn’t cheap. Buying or not buying totally depends upon your choice. In my opinion, having this laptop means you play games on a different level than your buddies who do not have this kinda laptop. You get the unique look the best CPU and GPU that is currently available and you get the luxury to see one of the best gaming laptops (2019) on your desk. Above all, what matters is your choice to buy or not to buy it is on your own hands.

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