Asetek Keeps New ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) CG8490 Gaming Station Cool in the Heat of Battle

ASUS Brings Users the Ultimate Gaming Station, Combining a Tradition of Performance with Uncompromising Reliability

Asetek Inc., the world’s leading of supplier of OEM liquid cooling systems for computers, announced today that the new ASUS Republic of Gamers CG8490 Gaming Stations will be equipped with Asetek’s 550LC Liquid CPU Cooler as a standard feature. With the ROG CG8490, ASUS brings users the ultimate gaming station, combining a tradition of performance with uncompromising reliability. The leading-edge Asetek liquid cooling system and thermal design use multiple oversized fans to remove heat quickly and give the system superior stability.

“Building a gaming station to dominate on the battlefield means overclocking before the station ever leaves the factory,” said Steve Branton, Asetek’s Director of Marketing. “Of course, you can’t dominate with a blue screen either. Asetek liquid CPU cooling provides the solid thermal foundation that enables ASUS to deliver a stable, overclocked gaming station.”

Excellent thermal management enables the new ROG CG8490 to deliver 20% balanced, overclocked performance* compared to reference on absolute high-end components optimized to perfection. Components include the new Intel Core i7-980X six-core CPU, massive 6GB of fast DDR3 memory, and dual NVIDIA GTX470 graphics cards, expanding your gaming real estate across three displays in full HD 3D Surround for immersive gaming and proper DX11 visuals. The unique chassis design draws inspiration from ancient and modern armor of both Eastern and Western cultures, built tough to withstand punishment and resist degradation.

*Actual overclocked performance may vary by individual components and configurations used.

About Asetek

Asetek is the world leading system thermal and acoustic management solution provider to OEMs servicing the gaming, workstation and performance PC markets. The company’s liquid thermal management systems deliver superior thermal and acoustic performance in a factory sealed unit that sets new standards for reliability and suitability to large volume production. Leading OEMs use Asetek’s liquid cooling products in systems where end users demand exceptional performance, low noise and maximum reliability.

Founded in 2000, Asetek has offices in San Jose, California, Denmark and Asia. For more information, please visit

Steve Branton
Asetek, Inc.
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