Asus is prepping just some new power gives beneath its ROG Strix banner, together with a 750W mannequin and a 650W mannequin. These is not going to be going to be as utterly featured as the corporate’s Thor sequence, nonetheless embrace the promise of “premium parts” and “sturdy cooling.”
Certainly not heard of the Thor assortment? Asus made its entry into the branded PSU market final September with two higher-wattage Thor fashions: 1,200W and 850W. They’re based totally completely on Seasonic’s Prime assortment, “nonetheless optimized on parts and heatsinks,” Asus talked about on the time.
The mannequin new ROG Strix fashions are lower-wattage selections, they usually additionally furthermore lose the OLED panel that Asus slapped on the nook of its Thor assortment. These web reductions recommend decrease costs, although do not depend on these new fashions to be low-cost—consistent with Guru3D, pricing could also be €159.90 for the 750W model and €139.90 for the 650W mannequin.
It’s not clear how pricing will shake out all through the US, nonetheless based totally completely on a straight international trade conversion, the 750W mannequin would go for spherical $179 and the 650W for spherical $157. Deal with these as ballpark figures, although, as pricing usually varies by territory.
Assuming these are all through the neighborhood of the particular pricing, Asus could also be asking a premium for these fashions, even with 80 Plus Gold certification factored into the equation. For example, listed beneath are a couple of 80 Plus Gold PSUs at cheaper value elements:
Asus is hoping its “magnificence customization” selections (magnetic logos and sticks, not RGB lighting) and branding will set its ROG Strix PSUs aside. It’s normally fast that these will run silent all via idle and low heaps, with the 135mm axial fan solely kicking on as wished.
Look for these new PSUs to achieve in September.