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ROG GR8 II Series

User Guide

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  • Page 1: User Guide

    REPUBLIC OF GAMERS ROG GR8 II Series User Guide...
  • Page 2 ASUS will only be responsible for or indemnify you for loss, damages or claims based in contract, tort or infringement under this Warranty Statement. This limit also applies to ASUS’ suppliers and its reseller. It is the maximum for which ASUS, its suppliers, and your reseller are collectively responsible.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Turning on your ROG GR8 II ................21 Recovering your system.................22 Performing a recovery option ..............23 Turning off your ROG GR8 II .................25 Putting your ROG GR8 II to sleep ..............25 Entering the BIOS Setup ................25 Quickly enter the BIOS ..................26 Upgrading your ROG GR8 II Upgrading memory modules ..............28...
  • Page 4: About This Manual

    ROG GR8 II. Chapter 3: Upgrading your ROG GR8 II This chapter provides information on how to upgrade the memory modules and the storage drive of your ROG GR8 II. Appendices This section includes notices and safety statements your ROG GR8 II.
  • Page 5: Package Contents

    Package contents Your ROG GR8 II package contains the following items: Technical documentations AC power adapter ROG GR8 II Power cable NOTE: Actual product specifications and package contents may vary depending on your country or region. IMPORTANT! Bring the warranty card to the ASUS Service Center...
  • Page 6 ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 7: Getting To Know Your Rog Gr8 Ii

    Getting to know your ROG GR8 II...
  • Page 8: Features

    Features Front panel ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 9: Power Button

    Power button The power button allows you to turn the ROG GR8 II on or off. Headphone jack This port allows you to connect amplified speakers or headphones. Microphone The microphone jack is designed to connect to a microphone used for video conferencing, voice narrations, or simple audio recordings.
  • Page 10: Bottom View

    Bottom view Top view Rubber feet The rubber feet helps prevent the ROG GR8 II from slipping thus providing more stability when the ROG GR8 II is in a stand-up position. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 11 Air vents (intake vent) The air vents allow cooler air to enter your ROG GR8 II chassis. IMPORTANT! For optimum heat dissipation and air ventilation, ensure that the air vents are free from obstructions. Air vents (exhaust vent) The air vents allow your ROG GR8 II chassis to expel hot air out.
  • Page 12: Rear Panel

    Rear panel Drive activity indicator This indicator lights up when your ROG GR8 II is accessing the internal storage drives. Audio Output Jack This stereo audio jack is used to connect the system’s audio out signal to amplified speakers. Digital audio out port (S/PDIF optical)
  • Page 13: Lan Port

    Do not cover the adapter and keep it away from your body. Air vents (exhaust vent) The air vents allow your ROG GR8 II chassis to expel hot air out. IMPORTANT! For optimum heat dissipation and air ventilation, ensure that the air vents are free from obstructions.
  • Page 14: Hdmi Port

    10 Gbit/s. DisplayPort The DisplayPort sends high-performance digital output from your ROG GR8 II to a display device such as an LCD TV or HD monitor. HDMI port This port is for the HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) connector and is HDCP compliant for HD DVD, Blu-ray, and other protected content playback.
  • Page 15: Using Your Rog Gr8 Ii

    Using your ROG GR8 II...
  • Page 16: Getting Started

    Getting started Positioning your ROG GR8 II When positioning your ROG GR8 II, ensure that the rubber studs or the rubber feet are in contact with the flat and stable surface of your table or desk. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 17: Connecting The Ac Power Adapter

    Connecting the AC power adapter To connect the AC power adapter to your ROG GR8 II: A. Connect the AC power cord to the AC/DC adapter. Connect the DC power connector into your ROG GR8 II’s power (DC) input port.
  • Page 18 IMPORTANT! • W e strongly recommend that you use only the AC power adapter and cable that came with your ROG GR8 II. • Use a grounded wall socket while using your ROG GR8 II. • T he socket outlet must be easily accessible and near your ROG GR8 II. • T o disconnect your ROG GR8 II from its main power supply, unplug your ROG GR8 II from the power socket. • Power adapter information: Input voltage: 100-240Vac Input frequency: 50-60Hz Rating output current: 11.8A max.
  • Page 19: Connecting A Display Panel

    Connecting a display panel You can connect a display panel or projector to your ROG GR8 II that has the following connectors: • HDMI connector • DisplayPort connector To connect a display panel to your ROG GR8 II: Connect a display cable either to the HDMI or DisplayPort.
  • Page 20: Connecting The Keyboard Or Mouse

    Connecting the keyboard or mouse You can connect generally any USB keyboard and mouse to your ROG GR8 II. You can also connect a USB dongle for a wireless keyboard and mouse set. To connect a keyboard and mouse to your ROG GR8 II: Connect the USB cable from your keyboard and mouse to any of the USB 3.0 ports of your ROG GR8 II.
  • Page 21: Turning On Your Rog Gr8 Ii

    Turning on your ROG GR8 II Press the power button to turn on your ROG GR8 II. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 22: Recovering Your System

    Keep my files - This option allows you refresh your ROG GR8 II without affecting personal files (photos, music, videos, documents). Using this option, you can restore your ROG GR8 II to its default settings and delete other installed apps. • Remove everything - This option resets your ROG GR8 II to its factory settings.
  • Page 23: Performing A Recovery Option

    • Advanced startup - Using this option allows you to perform other advanced recovery options on your ROG GR8 II such as: Using a USB drive, network connection or Windows recovery DVD to startup your ROG GR8 II. Using Troubleshoot to enable any of these advanced...
  • Page 24 Under the Update and security option, select Recovery then select the recovery option you would like to perform. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 25: Turning Off Your Rog Gr8 Ii

    (4) seconds until your ROG GR8 II turns off. Putting your ROG GR8 II to sleep To put your ROG GR8 II on Sleep mode, press the Power button once. Entering the BIOS Setup BIOS (Basic Input and Output System) stores system hardware settings that are needed for system startup in the ROG GR8 II.
  • Page 26: Quickly Enter The Bios

    Quickly enter the BIOS To quickly enter the BIOS: • Turn off your ROG GR8 II, then press the power button to turn your ROG GR8 II back on , and then press <F2> or <Del> during POST. • When your ROG GR8 II is off, disconnect the power cord from your ROG GR8 II’s power connector. Reconnect the power cable and press the power button to turn on your ROG GR8 II. Press <F2>...
  • Page 27: Upgrading Your Rog Gr8 Ii

    Upgrading your ROG GR8 II...
  • Page 28: Upgrading Memory Modules

    NOTE: Refer to http://www.asus.com for the list of compatible DIMMs. To install or upgrade the top memory module: Turn off your ROG GR8 II. Disconnect all cables and peripherals. Place the ROG GR8 II on its side on a stable and flat surface. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 29 Remove the screws from the top and bottom sides, then remove the top cover. Slide the side cover towards the rear to detach it from the chassis then gently lift to remove it from the chassis. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 30 A. Press the retaining clips on each side to release the memory module. B. Carefully remove the memory module. NOTE: Use the same model and speed when replacing the memory module with a new memory module. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 31 Install the new memory module into the top slot. To install a new memory module: A. Align and insert the memory module into the slot B. Press the memory module down until it is securely seated in place. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 32: Gr8

    Replace the side cover then slide it towards the front of ROG GR8 II to re-attach. 10. Replace the top cover and secure it with the screws removed earlier, then secure the bottom screw. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 33: Upgrading A 2.5-inch Storage Drive

    Upgrading a 2.5-inch storage drive The ROG GR8 II supports one 2.5-inch HDD or one 2.5-inch SSD for additional storage capacity. To upgrade a 2.5-inch HDD or SSD: Follow steps 1 to 5 from the Upgrading memory modules section to remove the side cover.
  • Page 34 2 on the bracket positioned with the screw holes on the HDD/SSD closest to the connector. IMPORTANT! The screws sets may vary in size. Ensure to use the correct screws. Bracket screw hole L-bracket R-bracket HDD/SSD HDD/SSD screw hole ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 35 HDD drive bay screws and the one screw removed earlier. IMPORTANT! The screws sets may vary in size. Ensure to use the correct screws. Follow steps 9 and 10 from the Upgrading memory modules section to replace the side cover. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 36: Installing M.2

    Installing M.2 The ROG GR8 II supports one M.2 SSD for additional storage capacity. To install an M.2 SSD: Follow steps 1 to 5 from the Upgrading memory modules section to remove the side cover. Connect your M.2 SSD to the M.2 connector.
  • Page 37: Appendix

    Appendix...
  • Page 38: Safety Information

    Model Name / Certification Name: Safety information Your ROG GR8 II is designed and tested to meet the latest standards of safety for information technology equipment. However, to ensure your safety, it is important that you read the following safety instructions.
  • Page 39: Care During Use

    The warranty does not apply to the products that have been disassembled by users DO NOT throw the ROG GR8 II in municipal waste. This product has been designed to enable proper reuse of parts and recycling. This symbol of the crossed out wheeled bin indicates that the product (electrical, electronic equipment, and mercury-containing button cell battery) should not be placed in municipal waste.
  • Page 40: Regulatory Notices

    REACH Complying with the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and Restriction of Chemicals) regulatory framework, we publish the chemical substances in our products at ASUS REACH website at http://csr.asus.com/english/REACH.htm ASUS Recycling/Takeback Services ASUS recycling and takeback programs come from our commitment to the highest standards for protecting our environment.
  • Page 41 End users must follow the specific operating instructions for satisfying RF exposure compliance. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: • This device may not cause interference and • This device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 42: Rf Exposure Warning

    Wireless Operation Channel for Different Domains N. America 2.412-2.462 GHz Ch01 through CH11 Japan 2.412-2.484 GHz Ch01 through Ch14 Europe ETSI 2.412-2.472 GHz Ch01 through Ch13 ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 43: Energy Star Complied Product

    Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices. All ASUS products with the ENERGY STAR logo comply with the ENERGY STAR standard, and the power management feature is enabled by default. The monitor and computer are automatically set to sleep after 10 and 30 minutes of user inactivity.
  • Page 44: Asus Contact Information

    +1-510-739-3777 +1-510-608-4555 Web site http://www.asus.com/us/ Technical Support Support fax +1-812-284-0883 Telephone +1-812-282-2787 Online support http://qr.asus.com/techserv ASUS COMPUTER GmbH (Germany and Austria) Address Harkort Str. 21-23, D-40880 Ratingen, Germany +49-2102-959911 Web site http://www.asus.com/de Online contact http://eu-rma.asus.com/sales Technical Support Telephone +49-2102-5789555 Support Fax...
  • Page 45: Declaration Of Conformity

    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Representative Person’s Name : Steve Chang / President Signature : Original Declaration Date : Dec. 01, 2016 Jun. 14, 2017 Corrected Declaration Date : Ver. 170324 ROG GR8 II Series...
  • Page 46 ROG GR8 II Series...

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