ASUS ROG Strix GL12

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review

Computers these days are all highly advanced. Of course, this creates competition in the stock market. The makers aspire to produce ones that are the most stabile and present peak performance. One such desktop computer, ROG Strix GL12 developed by Asus from the Republic of Gamers has been tested.

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review

The first thing that’d have your attention would be the design of the machine. Upon booting, the RGB lights immediately make themselves obvious. These lights which are planted both on the front and the interior make the case very flavorful and thanks to the glass on the left side, you can see the interior entirely. However, if you desire a more natural look, Asus has also included a iron piece for the side that’s the same color as the case. In front of the case is a magnetic cover that can be raised to reveal the CD-ROM and Esports-ready hot-swap SSD ports.

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review


The processor of the computer is Intel Core i7 8700K. This processor is composed of 6 cores and 12 threads. While this model performs at 3.70 GHz standard, it is able to increase up to 4.70 GHz thanks to Intel’s Turbo Boost technology. The video card is one of Nvidia GeForce’s strongest, GeForce GTX1080 8GB. Asus has also acted very generously on the RAM front, the computer having 4 16 GB storage cards working at DDR4 2666MHz speed. For storage, the computer includes 512GB SSD and 1TB HDD.

The test results of this high level computer is as follows:

CineBench R15

In this processor and video card test, 8700K has 1391 points in both the single and many core tests. GTX 1080, OpenGL also achieved 144.26 FPS in the video card test.

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review

AS SSD Benchmark

The 512GB NVMe supported Samsung SSD achieved 1287 points in writing and 1551 points in reading, with an average of 3568.

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review

CrystalDiskMark

This test is a more detailed examination of the SSD. It has achieved 1533,7 points in constant writing and 2723,9 in constant reading.

ASUS ROG Strix GL12 Review

Asus ROG Strix GL12 Game Test

The computer has also done well in game testing. The examinations were made in 2K and 1080P and with all settings enabled of each game.

PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS

  • One of the most popular online games in recent times, the test done on 2K provided 112 FPS as the highest and 77 FPS as the lowest. 1080P provided 145 FPS as the highest and 122 FPS as the lowest.

Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

  • Possibly one of the best games put out by Ubisoft in recent years, 2K provided 71 FPS as the highest and 67 FPS as the lowest while 1080P provided 117 FPS as the highest and 109 FPS as the lowest.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • One of this year’s most ambitious titles. 2K provided 28 FPS as the highest and 2 FPS as the lowest while 1080P provided 44 FPS as the highest and 39 FPS as the lowest. The main reason this game was tested was to demonstrate the frame rate in games with optimization problems.

The Witcher 3

  • Lastly, a legend of it’s time and the unforgettable catalyst for tests. For both 2K and 1080p, the game runs on stable 60 FPS.


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