Your back-to-school gear isn’t complete without a beastly PC to take care of both your academic and entertainment requirements. If you’re looking for a few parts to sweeten up your rig, Asus is holding the “Study Hard, Play Hard” bundle promo wherein customers will receive a complimentary accessory for every purchase of specific Asus motherboards paired with specific graphics cards. Three bundles are available until July 31 in select dealers throughout the country.
Power Package—For the Enthusiasts
Power users can avail of the Asus Sabertooth Z97 Mark 1/Mark S motherboard and an Asus Strix GTX 980 graphics card for a future-proof build that can easily handle graphics-intensive tasks. The pair is bundled with an Asus Strix Claw gaming mouse.
The Z97 Sabertooth Mark 1 is tagged at PHP 12,630; the Z97 Sabertooth Mark S at PHP 16,390; and the Strix GTX 980 OC at PHP 33,820.
Gamer Package—Welcome to the Master Race
If you’re looking to join the PC Master Race and want a highly capable build that doesn’t break the bank, you can get the H97-Pro Gamer or A88X-Gamer with the surprisingly powerful Strix GTX 750 Ti OC (either in 2GB or 4GB VRAM variants). You’ll get a complimentary HS-W1 Wireless Headset for the combo.
The Asus H97-Pro Gamer is priced at PHP 6,350; the A88X-Gamer at PHP 5,560; the Strix GTX 750 Ti OC (2GB) at PHP 8,150; and the Strix GTX 750 Ti OC (4GB) at PHP 10,150.
Value Set—for the Budget Builder
If you need a PC for the basics like browsing, word processing, and the occasional movie and light gaming, then you can get the bang for your buck B85-Pro Gamer or B85M-Gamer with the GT730 graphics card. An Asus RT-N10+ wireless router will be thrown in with the set.
The B85-Pro Gamer retails for PHP 4,990; the ASUS B85M-Gamer for PHP 3,990; and the ASUS GT730 (2GB) for PHP 2,700.
The Asus Z97 Sabertooth comes with a 5-year warranty, while all other Asus mobos and graphics cards come with a 3-year warranty.