CES 2016 saw the launch of ROG XG Station 2 from Asus. ROG XG Station 2 is the graphics enhancer which will enhance the gaming capability of an ordinary laptop. This device can be connected to laptop with the help of USB-C port. The new device is known for its exclusive and well attractive design. Here in this article I would like to share certain specifications of the latest ROG XG Station 2.
This graphics enhancer is loaded with Nvidia GeForce 8600GT graphics engine. The video and imaging is supported by Asus Splendid HD. ROG XG Station 2 is loaded with a Video Memory by a 256MB DDR3 while the effective memory comes to be 256MB. The effective memory bandwidth is measured to be 128 bit. This graphics enhancer performs at a speed of 540MHz while the memory clocks at a speed of 1.4GHz. The memory interface is loaded with 128 bit.The D-Sub Max is loaded with a resolution of 2048*1536 while the DVI Max has got a resolution of 3840*2400. This station is supported by a D-Sub Output. In addition it is loaded with DVI Output, HDTV and HDCP Output. The audio output is guaranteed by one headphone and one microphone. This station is packed with an adapter and cables with the help of which you can connect the device with other gadgets. ROG XG Station 2 is loaded with ASUS Utilities and Drivers which will ensure its smooth functioning. This station is compatible with Asus W5F, W6F, U1E, U5F, F3SA, F3SV, R1E, U3F and Lamborghini.
With the help of this new XG Station 2, any display monitor can be turned out to show vital system information. It can show certain features such as System Volume Master, Present GPU Temperature, Speed of GPU, Headphone Features and Status, Fan Speed of GPU and Present FPS.
Asus launches ROG XG Station 2, especially to enhance the graphics in laptops. The company has promised that these stations could turn any ordinary laptop into high performing gaming laptops. For the time being it is rumored that the new station is not available for retail buying, but Asus has decided to make them available to OEMs and other channel partners. Asus is planning to sell XG Station as a combo pack with Asus PCIe graphics card. Thus the price also is different for different units based on the features of those graphics card. But the exact pricing information is also exactly unavailable for the time being.