Asus ROG GT51 review – the big gaming desktop

The Asus ROG GT51 is another gaming desktop that is powerful, packed with GeForce GTX 1080 GPU and is really big in size thanks to futuristic aerodynamic inspired design. The hardware can be over clocked up to 4.6GHz. So is it worth it, lets find out.

Asus ROG GT51 unboxing

Box pack content : Desktop, user guide, warranty card, mechanical keyboard and power cord.

Asus ROG GT51 design and features

When you look at the Desktop cabinet it looks quite futuristic – if you have seen the transformer movie, well it looks like one. The GT51 case comes with cool LEDs (RGB) that you can customize, you can choose from 8 Million colors.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop box pack

Not just the outside even the inside comes with ROG Aura Light effects. The Asus ROG GT51 case is kind of transparent and when you look inside you can see the Asus Logo lighting up, even the GeForce GTX GPU  lights up.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop big size 27Kg

This gaming desktop also comes with Slimtray DVD / Blu-Ray combo. There is reset and power button accessible on the front. On the front top there are couple of USB ports, a single USB Type C port and microphone and audio ports. On the back there are more USB ports (in all 6x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0), 1x RJ 45, 1x PS/2, audio ports, HDMI, DVI, Display port and power port.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop front cabinet

Asus ROG GT51 specifications

CPU : Intel Core i7 6th Gen 6700K that can be over clocked up to 4.6GHz
Chipset : Intel Z170
GPU : NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 (8GBx2)
RAM : 64GB (DDR4)
Storage : 512GB SSD, 3TB SATA
Optical Drive : Slimtray Multi DVD / Blu-Ray Combo
Connectivity : WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC (optional)
Weight : 27Kg
Others : ROG Band (Optional)
OS : Windows 10 Home

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop front fan

Asus ROG GT51 performance

Since this is using GeForce GTX 1080 GPU,  gaming performance will be awesome, even on a 4K resolution monitor. The thermal liquid cooling system helps keep the core temperature cooler up to 31% enabling gamers to play without any performance issues. There is a fan on the front bottom that will suck in cool air.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop review

I ran 3D Mark 11 benchmark and got the score of 20173. The Furmark  benchmark temperature was Minimum 67 degrees and max 85 degrees.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop top ports

Overall performance was impressive, Desktop operational sound was less and it can play many high end games.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop HDMI Port

Verdict

Gaming Laptops or Gaming Desktops are pricey cause of the cooling technology that they are using. The Asus ROG GT51 is good no issues with performance, the only thing is the size and price – of Rs. 3,25,000.

Asus GT51 Gaming Desktop more ports

Now you can assemble a gaming desktop and get in the powerful hardware including GTX 1080 GPU, however the cooling system is something you will need to work on. For normal user it will make no difference but for hardcore gaming users the system needs to perform at max level all the time.

Rating 3.9 out of 5

Asus ROG GT51 price in India is approx Rs. 3,25,000.

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