In February of this year we talked to you about how ASUS and the study SUNRISE teamed up to create themed PC hardware GUNDAM, initially on sale only for the Southeast Asian market. Well, it seems that the crossover initiative has met the success hoped for by the Taiwanese company, because now this gaming lineup is also available in Italy, in a limited edition. The collaboration between ASUS is Mobile Suit Gundam offers unrivaled do-it-yourself options for building GUNDAM-inspired PCs. Motherboards, graphics cards, cases and other products feature designs inspired by the original RX-78-2 GUNDAM is MS-06S CHAR’S ZAKU II, which should make life easier for modders who spend mountains of money modifying houses and other components for maximum aesthetics. Often, the assembly of mecha models and the hobby of assembling computers go hand in hand: in the press release that we report below you can see all the parts that have been announced for this ASUS x GUNDAM line, with the link to dedicated microsite. At the bottom of the article you will find a presentation video that the company has released on its YouTube channel.
ASUS x GUNDAM: the new gaming lineup is also available in Italy
ASUS has announced a collaboration with Mobile Suit Gundam, combining a passion for gaming with that for “mechas” with a new line of GUNDAM-themed products. The new range includes special edition ASUS motherboards, graphics cards, cases and peripherals that sport design elements inspired by the original RX-78-2 GUNDAM and MS-06S CHAR’S ZAKU II, giving the opportunity to gamers and enthusiasts of create a setup completely inspired by GUNDAM.
These new products showcase design elements of the warring factions within the Earth Federation Space Force and the Principality of ZEON. The RX-78-2 GUNDAM themed products feature the heroic red, white, blue and yellow color scheme, as well as the Earth Federation Space Force decals and livery. The MS-06S CHAR’S ZAKU II variants boast a fiery red and black design, along with decals from the Principality of ZEON.
Decorated in the heroic white livery that distinguished the RX-78-2 GUNDAM in the original series, the ASUS Z590-GUNDAM (WiFi) special edition motherboard is powered by the latest Intel platform to deliver high levels of expressly dedicated features. for gaming and with proven durability. It features premium components, an upgraded power management solution, and comprehensive cooling options to deliver exceptional performance with unmatched stability.
Featuring the menacing red and black colors of the MS-06S CHAR’S ZAKU II, TUF Gaming B550-M-CHAR’S ZAKU II Edition sublimates the latest AMD platform with unique features: gaming enhancements, military-grade ruggedness, extensive cooling options and an updated power solution.
ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3090 GUNDAM Edition and ROG Strix GeForce RTX 3080 GUNDAM Edition are perfect for GUNDAM fans who want to upgrade or build a mecha-themed gaming build. Both boast a white trim and backplate with red, blue and yellow accents that project the RX-78-2 GUNDAM vibe into the computer, while the Earth Federation Space Force and RX-78-2 GUNDAM designs line up on the front edge of the cards.
Create an entire GUNDAM themed build
GUNDAM Edition motherboards and graphics cards can be housed in ROG Strix Helios GUNDAM Edition, a premium mid-tower gaming case that houses an EATX-format motherboard and “hardcore” liquid-cooling configurations. The exterior design features an eye-catching GUNDAM that shines with RGB lighting. For
The ROG Strix 850W GUNDAM Edition power supply has a modular design that embodies the RX-78-2 GUNDAM. This component has a white coating with red, blue and yellow accents, giving it an aesthetic that mirrors that of the original RX-78-2 GUNDAM. ROG Strix LC 360 RGB GUNDAM Edition has a striking white finish, complemented by the RX78-2 GUNDAM head on the cover of the aeration pump and peculiar finishes along the radiator and the pump itself to offer a visual impact that makes it the aesthetic and functional fulcrum of any GUNDAM build. Inspired by Char’s infamous MS-06S Zaku II, we find the TUF Gaming GT301 Zaku II Edition case and the TUF Gaming LC 240 RGB Zaku II Edition cooler.
GUNDAM-themed peripherals, accessories and clothing
ROG Strix Impact II GUNDAM Edition stands out for its eye-catching blue shell with the emblem of the Earth Federation Space Force, along with five red and white programmable buttons. This gaming mouse is lightweight but boasts a 6,200 dpi sensor, 1,000 Hz polling rate, and trace up to 220 ips for precise and responsive control. ROG Strix Impact II pairs perfectly with the ROG Sheath GUNDAM Edition mouse pad, which has a non-slip rubber base for firm placement on most surfaces. It features durable anti-fraying edges and tight seams that make it thinner than other mouse pads.
The ROG Delta gaming headset features blue ear cups and Earth Federation Space Force emblems. Four ESS 9218 hi-fi DACs are integrated which ensure lossless audio processing, consequently reproducing crystal clear sound effects as evidenced by the impressive 127 dB SNR, a much higher value than any other device on the market.
ASUS x GUNDAM: presentation video