ASUS Announces Exclusive Gaming PC Discounts with every Oculus Rift Pre-Order

Oculus Ready ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB desktops deliver truly immersive virtual reality gaming with the Oculus Rift headset
Fremont, California (February 17, 2016) -- ASUS today announced that Oculus Rift pre-order customers will receive a special discount on Oculus Ready ASUS G11CD and ROG G20CB gaming desktops. Both PCs meet the specifications recommended by Oculus™ for great VR experiences with the Oculus Rift headset.

Starting today, customers who pre-order the Oculus Rift in the United States will receive a special link to access a private ASUS e-shop to purchase the G11CD or G20CB online. Completing a quick verification process is all it takes to get either of these gaming desktops for US$1001 off the usual price.

Oculus Ready gaming PCs Virtual reality amplifies even minor performance hiccups, making a powerful PC critical to maintaining the sense of immersion. That’s why ASUS created special versions of the G11CD and ROG G20CB gaming desktops that meet the specifications recommended by Oculus. These machines have been stringently tested as part of Oculus Ready certification to ensure they deliver great experiences with the Oculus Rift right out of the box. They also include customizable Oculus Blue lighting along with shortcuts that take users directly to the latest Oculus Rift drivers and support files. The Oculus Ready ASUS G11CD is powered by a 6th-generation Intel® Core™ i5-6400 processor, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX™ 970 graphics, and 8GB of DDR4 RAM. The front façade has a unique ‘flames’ design along with a central LED array capable of showcasing light effects with 8 million colors. The small-form-factor ROG G20CB is available in two Oculus Ready configurations. Both squeeze a 6th-Generation Intel Core processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX graphics, and 16GB of DDR4 RAM into a 9.5-liter chassis. The first model pairs the Core i5-6400 and GeForce GTX 970 with a 512GB Hybrid SSD, while the second upgrades to a Core i7-6700, GeForce GTX 980, and dual-drive storage comprising a Hybrid 256GB SSD and 1TB HDD. The ROG G20’s aggressive lines are covered with a matte-black finish, Mayan-inspired markings, and customizable LED effects with up to 8 million colors. Inside, the thermal design takes advantage of natural convection and a hidden airflow channel to ensure efficient heat management for prolonged VR sessions. The G20CB has been well-received by the industry, winning international accolades like the Computex Best Choice of the Year, Good Design, iF Design, and CES Innovation awards.

Source: Asus

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