Asus is prepping just a few new energy offers beneath its ROG Strix banner, along with a 750W model and a 650W model. These isn’t going to be going to be as totally featured as the company’s Thor sequence, nonetheless embrace the promise of “premium elements” and “sturdy cooling.”
Definitely not heard of the Thor assortment? Asus made its entry into the branded PSU market remaining September with two higher-wattage Thor fashions: 1,200W and 850W. They’re primarily based completely fully on Seasonic’s Prime assortment, “nonetheless optimized on elements and heatsinks,” Asus talked about on the time.
The model new ROG Strix fashions are lower-wattage choices, they often moreover moreover lose the OLED panel that Asus slapped on the nook of its Thor assortment. These internet reductions suggest lower prices, though don’t rely on these new fashions to be low-cost—in keeping with Guru3D, pricing is also €159.90 for the 750W mannequin and €139.90 for the 650W model.
It is not clear how pricing will shake out all by means of the US, nonetheless primarily based completely fully on a straight worldwide commerce conversion, the 750W model would go for spherical $179 and the 650W for spherical $157. Take care of these as ballpark figures, though, as pricing often varies by territory.
Assuming these are all by means of the neighborhood of the actual pricing, Asus is also asking a premium for these fashions, even with 80 Plus Gold certification factored into the equation. For instance, listed beneath are a few 80 Plus Gold PSUs at cheaper worth parts:
Asus is hoping its “magnificence customization” choices (magnetic logos and sticks, not RGB lighting) and branding will set its ROG Strix PSUs apart. It is usually quick that these will run silent all by way of idle and low heaps, with the 135mm axial fan solely kicking on as wished.
Search for these new PSUs to realize in September.