ASUS on Thursday launched its new ultra-high-end gaming laptop that combines an overclocked CPU with a 17.3” display featuring a 144 Hz refresh rate. The ASUS ROG G703 (aka the ROG Chimera) is not as sleek as the Zephyrus launched earlier this year, but is a new nearly top-of-the-range DTR system that is meant to deliver gaming desktop-like performance. The machine is already available in the US, but its price is higher than that of advanced desktop PCs due to the display and portability. Last year ASUS was among the first to announce plans to implement AU Optronics’ 120 Hz AHVA display panels on select ROG and ROG Strix models, bringing the notebook gaming experience closer to a desktop gaming experience. Since then, virtually all...

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