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MediaTek has announced that its MT7921 Wi-Fi 6 chipset is powering ASUS Republic of Gamers’ (ROG) and The Ultimate Force (TUF) new gaming notebooks, the first consumer notebooks with MediaTek’s industry leading Wi-Fi 6 connectivity solution.

For the ROG and TUF series, the MT7921 delivers high performance, power efficiency for longer battery life and fast, reliable connectivity. Key features of MediaTek’s Wi-Fi 6 solutions include:

  • Higher throughput performance over 2×2 dual-band antennas compared with previous Wi-Fi 5 solutions
  • High performance with power efficiency based on the 22nm process
  • Lower latency with hardware enhancements that provide better signal transmission to support super long-range connections

“By collaborating with Asus, the No. 1 gaming device provider, we bring consumers the best connectivity experiences and ability to seamlessly stream games and enjoy extended battery life. MediaTek offers best-in-class solutions for notebooks with our high performance, power-efficient chipsets with the latest connectivity technologies. Working with companies like Asus, has made MediaTek the global leader in connectivity solutions with the broadest Wi-Fi portfolio across broadband, retail routers, smartphones, consumer electronics and gaming devices,” Alan Hsu, Corporate Vice President at MediaTek, said.

“We’re excited to bring MediaTek’s Wi-Fi technology to ROG and TUF series. They’re leaders in the field, and are as committed as we are to giving gamers, creators, and everyone the tools they need to perform at their best. MediaTek products have enabled us to bring Wi-Fi 6 to a more diverse range of gaming devices and will improve the experience for everyone,” Rangoon Chang, ROG General Manager, PCs and Laptops, said.

The ROG and TUF series powered by MediaTek’s Wi-Fi 6 technology will be available in the market starting in March of 2021.