Something to sit up for: After Intel introduced its monstrous Alder Lake-HX laptop computer CPUs final week, it seems that one of many first corporations to make the most of the processors will probably be Asus. It will use them in its new ROG Strix Scar gaming laptops that can put many desktops to disgrace.
ITHome found advertising slides for the newest ROG Strix Scar laptops that Asus is ready to unveil at its Boundless occasion tomorrow (May 17). It appears the units will probably be configurable with each the Alder Lake-H sequence and the brand new Alder Lake-HX line of CPUs.
The flagship laptop computer within the lineup, the awkwardly named ROG Strix Scar 6 Plus Ultra, encompasses a Core i9-12900HX CPU packing 16 cores and 24 threads. That’s the highest CPU (with the 12950HX) within the Alder Lake-HX line, and whereas Intel has its max turbo frequency down as 5.0GHz, the Strix Scar 6 is manufacturing facility overclocked to achieve 5.2GHz.
The Strix Scar 6 can even characteristic the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 Ti 16 GB, which, mixed with the Core i9-12900HX CPU’s 157W TDP, will push the laptop computer’s whole energy ranking to over 300W, so we are able to count on it to be about as thick and as sizzling as a toaster.
Don’t be stunned to see the brand new laptop computer boast options discovered within the present ROG Strix Scars, equivalent to 240Hz and better refresh charges, 2,560 × 1,440 screens, and 100% DCI-P3 coloration accuracy.
Intel confirmed throughout its Vision 2022 that Alder Lake-HX processors are primarily Alder Lake-S desktop CPUs with out a warmth spreader and built-in into laptop-friendly BGA packages. They additionally help DDR5-4800 reminiscence, x16 PCIe 5.0 (or two x8 connections), and reminiscence & core overclocking within the Core i9-12900HX and the Core i7-12800HX fashions, as proven within the new Asus ROG Strix Scar 6.
No phrase but on the laptops’ costs, however the i9-12900H mannequin is across the equal of $2,000, so count on the flagship gadget to be pretty wallet-busting.
Asus was within the information final week after its CEO mentioned demand for graphics playing cards used to mine crypto was disappearing, however he expects gross sales of gaming laptops to surge subsequent 12 months.