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The ROG CG8490 is a desktop computer from Asus. It features 8 channel audio, Nvidia GeForce or ATI Radeon graphics and an Intel Core i7 Extreme processor.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: 2010


  • Desktop type: Tower, Gaming PC
  • Case Dimensions (largest): 27.8 inches
  • Case Dimensions (middle): 23.11 inches
  • Case Dimensions (smallest): 12.87 inches
  • Weight: 66.14 pounds
  • Color: Black


  • Operating system: Windows 7


  • CPU brand: Intel
  • CPU family: Gulftown
  • Base CPU model: Core i7-980x
  • Cores: 6
  • Clockspeed: 3.33 GHz
  • Turbo clockspeed: 3.6 GHz

Processor (base)

  • Graphics type: Discrete
  • Base discrete GPU brand: Nvidia
  • Base discrete GPU model: GeForce 8400GS
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 256 MB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (base)

  • Discrete GPU brand: ATI
  • Discrete GPU model: Radeon 5870
  • Dedicated VRAM size: 1 GB
  • SLI / Crossfire: Yes

GPU (max)

  • Max. config RAM: 24 GB
  • Base RAM speed: 2000 MHz
  • Slots: 6


  • Options: HDD (Unspecified RPM)
  • Base storage capacity: 2 TB
  • Max. config HDD: 4 TB
  • Card reader: Yes
  • Card reader support: SD, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Duo, MMC


  • Optical drive: Yes
  • Drive type: Tray-loading
  • Optical disc support: DVD-R/RW, DVD Super Multi, BD Combo

Optical Drive

  • USB: 6
  • USB 3.0: 2
  • Ethernet: 1
  • Ethernet type: 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
  • 3.5mm headphone: 1
  • 3.5mm line-in / microphone: 1
  • Digital coaxial audio (S/PDIF): 1
  • Digital optical audio (S/PDIF): 1


  • PCI Express x16: 3
  • PCI Express x1: 1
  • PCI 5V: 2


  • PSU wattage: 700 W


Gaming Keyboard, Gaming Mouse

Bundled Accessories

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