Alongside the announcement of the new Asus Transformer 3 line, Asus unveiled a new accessory for the graphics conscious.

Called the Asus ROG XG Station 2, it is an external graphics card dock that has been designed to boost the performance of a laptop into a gaming powerhouse according to Asus.

It is equipped with support for the latest NVIDIA GeForce GTX and AMD Radeon graphics cards and has been designed specifically for use with virtual reality.

It also features a 680W power supply, with a Thunderbolt 3 port and a proprietary connector that Asus say will improve performance by up to a further 15 per cent.

Asus explains more:

ROG XG2 is an external graphics card docking station specially designed for ASUS laptops and is compatible with ASUS GeForce and Radeon graphics cards. It has a proprietary circuit design that lets notebooks harness the power of desktop graphics cards for a significant boost in visual performance..

This docking station also helps charge the laptop, so users can do away with the latter’s power adapter. It’s easy to hook up as well, and can be unplugged without restarting the laptop. It’s easy to connect and can be unplugged without restarting the laptop — and includes four USB 3.0 ports and a gigabit LAN socket for extended connectivity and convenience.

No pricing or worldwide availability details have been announced yet, you can find out more at the source link below.

Source: ASUS

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