ASUS announced an all-new lineup of products for professional content creation at IFA 2019, including the ProArt Display PA32UCG, ProArt Display PA32UCX and ProArt Display PA27UCX, ProArt Station PA90 workstation-class mini PC, WS C422-ACE workstation motherboard, Pro E800 G4 workstation PC, and the ZenWiFi whole-home mesh Wi-Fi system.
Content creators in fields like photography, filmmaking, animation and 3D design as well as professionals in fields such as architecture and manufacturing demand the highest performance from their tools to get their best work done. The all-new ProArt lineup of displays delivers on these expectations with true 10-bit color depth and leading color accuracy, ensured by a rigorous factory pre-calibration process updated to include three-times more checks than before. To ensure ongoing color accuracy, ProArt displays also come with ProArt Hardware Calibration technology with color profile write-back to the display.
With mini-LED and high-end IPS panels, the latest ProArt displays deliver exceptional HDR performance for professionals in the film, broadcast and gaming industries, supporting multiple HDR formats, including Dolby Vision and HLG. Additionally, quantum dot technology enables support for wide color gamuts, including DCI-P3 and more. ProArt displays also offer rich connectivity with Thunderbolt™ 3, DisplayPort, HDMI and built-in USB hubs, enabling content creators to connect a variety of storage and other devices needed to do their work.
In addition to the latest ProArt displays, the new ProArt Station PA90 workstation-class mini PC, Pro E800 G4 workstation PC and Pro WS C422-ACE workstation motherboard offer powerful systems for content creation and other professional applications in a variety of form factors and DIY options. As collaborating with colleagues is critical to the creative process and often involves transferring large files, content creators need fast, secure and reliable networking to get their work done. The all-new ZenWiFi delivers all these essential features, providing a complete mesh Wi-Fi system that delivers cutting-edge networking performance with intuitive management and attractive design that blends into any home or office setting.
Together with the announcement of the new ProArt lineup, ASUS is launching the I am ProArtist campaign. Creators can submit their best 2D or 3D digital artwork or an original film clip for a chance to win ProArt products, including ProArt Display PA24AC, ProArt Display PA32UC, ProArt Station PA90, ProArt StudioBook Pro 17 and Mini PC PB60. Full details are available at the campaign website: https://www.asus-campaign.com/iamproartist
All products announced, as well as a full lineup of ASUS and ROG innovations will be on display for visitors to experience at the ASUS Booth at IFA 2019. The showcase is located at Booth #110 in the Messe Berlin Hall 12 and is open to visitors September 6–11, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
ProArt Display PA32UCG
ASUS ProArt Display PA32UCG is the world’s first HDR 1600 and 120Hz variable-refresh rate professional display. It features 4K UHD resolution and mini LED backlighting that delivers industry leading brightness and color performance for the critical visual workflows of filmmakers, broadcasters and game developers. ProArt Display PA32UCG is VESA pre-certified for DisplayHDR 1400, the industry’s latest and highest standard of HDR performance.
Featuring 1,152 individual mini LED backlights with local dimming that enable 1,000 nits of full-screen sustained brightness, 1,600 nits of peak brightness and a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio, ProArt Display PA32UCG delivers exceptional high-dynamic range (HDR) performance and supports all major HDR standards, including Dolby Vision, Hybrid Log-Gamma (HLG) and HDR10.
ProArt Display PA32UCG also features quantum dot technology, enabling it to display a wide color gamut with DCI-P3, Adobe RGB, sRGB, Rec 709 and Rec 2020 color space support. With true 10-bit color depth and a three-level factory color pre-calibration process, ProArt Display PA32UCG delivers incredibly accurate color (Delta-E < 1) out of the box, and built-in ProArt Hardware Calibration technology with color profile write-back to the display ensures continuous accuracy for dependable ongoing performance.
Adaptive-Sync enables a 48–120Hz variable refresh rate (VRR) that eliminates visual smearing, tearing and motion blur, making ProArt Display PA32UCG a welcome addition to game-development workflows. Additionally, the display offers rich connectivity with two Thunderbolt™ 3, one DisplayPort and three HDMI ports as well as a built-in USB hub, enabling content creators to connect a wide variety of devices and enjoy ultrafast transfer speeds with external storage. ProArt Display PA32UCG will be available in Q1 2020.
ProArt Display PA32UCX
ProArt Display PA32UCX is the world’s first 32-inch professional 4K HDR display with mini-LED technology and VESA DisplayHDR 1000 certification. With 1,152 zones of dynamic dimming and a peak brightness of 1,200 nits, the mini-LED backlighting works in concert with ASUS Smart HDR technology to enable support for multiple HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG. ProArt Display PA32UCX delivers world-leading (Delta-E < 1) color accuracy and features ProArt Hardware Calibration technology to ensure colors stay accurate over time. Additionally, a true 10-bit color depth and quantum-dot technology provides 99% DCI-P3, 99.5% Adobe RGB, 100% sRGB and 89% Rec. 2020 color-space coverage for exceptional color fidelity. ProArt Display PA32UCX is available now.
ProArt Display PA27UCX
ProArt Display PA27UCX is a 27-inch professional 4K IPS display featuring mini-LED backlighting technology with VESA DisplayHDR™ 1000 certification, delivering 576 zones of dynamic dimming and 1,000-nit brightness for stunning HDR performance. With ASUS Smart HDR technology, ProArt Display PA27UCX supports multiple HDR formats, including Dolby Vision, HDR10 and HLG. A true 10-bit color depth ensures excellent color fidelity with support for DCI-P3, Rec. 709, Rec. 2020 and Adobe RGB color spaces, and ASUS ProArt Hardware Calibration technology offers advanced color accuracy and uniformity. The display offers flexible connectivity with DisplayPort 1.2, two HDMI, USB-C and four USB 3.0 ports. ProArt Display PA27UCX will be available in Q4 2019.
ProArt Station PA90
ASUS ProArt™ Station PA90 is a workstation-class mini PC that’s perfectly suited for professional content creation. Updated with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ graphics for superb visual performance, it also features 9th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, support for Intel Optane™ technology for fast transfers of large files or boosted storage capacity, and Thunderbolt™ 3, for fast transfer speeds and connectivity to multiple displays or devices. A quiet and efficient liquid-cooling solution ensures stable performance and eliminates distracting fan noise. ProArt Station PA90 is perfect for photo and video editing, computer-aided design (CAD) workflows for architecture, engineering and manufacturing as well as media and entertainment. The new ProArt Station PA90 will be available in Q4 2019.
Pro WS C422-ACE
ASUS Pro WS C422-ACE is a versatile workstation motherboard designed for content creation and AI training. Powered by Intel Xeon W workstation processors, Pro WS C422-ACE supports 3-way x16/x16/x8 PCIe configurations for high-end graphics performance and robust expandability, and ECC memory support and server-grade 24/7 reliability testing ensures improved system stability. Featuring 12+2 power stages, the motherboard delivers the power and efficiency that high core count processors demand. It also features three M.2 and two U.2 slots that fit NVMe SSDs and deliver ultrafast data transmission speeds of up to 32Gbps. Pro WS C422-ACE comes with ASUS Control Center Express, a centralized and intuitive server-management solution to reduce IT operational costs and provide improved efficiency.
Pro E800 G4
ASUS Pro E800 G4 is a workstation PC designed for creative professionals in a wide variety of fields, including media and entertainment, and architecture, engineering and construction (AEC). Powered by the latest single-socket workstation-purposed Intel Xeon W-3200 processor and featuring support for 4-way NVIDIA Quadro RTX and AMD graphics cards, Pro E800 G4 delivers extreme performance for real-time rendering. Onboard dual 10G LAN and support for RAID configurations with NVMe SSDs deliver ultrafast networking and storage performance, making transferring and working with huge files dramatically faster.
With independent software vendor (ISV) certification, Pro E800 G4 ensures compatibility and reliability with key applications from numerous software vendors. Pro E800 G4 also offers superb expansion potential for scalability that meets users’ needs.
ZenWiFi is a new series of whole-home mesh Wi-Fi systems that combine powerful networking performance and elegant design to provide a complete wireless networking solution for the home or small office. The ZenWiFi (XT8) system comes with two ASUS AX6600 tri-band routers featuring the latest Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) technology. Using Wi-Fi 6 for both the backhaul and front-haul connection, ZenWiFi XT8 provides a total data rate of up to 6600Mbps, and a combination of OFDMA and MU-MIMO technology enables up to 4X network capacity and 2.2X faster transmissions speeds than Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac). Wi-Fi 6 is backwards compatible with previous Wi-Fi standards, ensuring ZenWiFi will work seamlessly with any standard Wi-Fi device.
ZenWiFi features AiProtection Pro powered by Trend Micro™ to protect all devices on the network from external attacks and threats, including those that cannot install anti-virus software, such as smartphones and IoT devices. Combined with parental controls and easy management via the dedicated mobile app, ZenWiFi provides everything users need to stay safe online.
A Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) version of ZenWiFi — ZenWiFi CT8 — is also available, featuring two ASUS AC3000 tri-band routers. ZenWiFi will be available in Q4 2019.