ASUS ROG Ally handheld appeared on Geekbench

Following its official announcement, ASUS’s ROG Ally handheld console has captured the attention of numerous gamers. ASUS has stated that the ROG Ally will be offered at a competitive price, further heightening anticipation among players who believe Valve’s Steam Deck will face a formidable challenger.

As previously reported, the ROG Ally is currently undergoing certification, with product codes RC71L and RC71X. The specifications reveal that it is equipped with an AMD Ryzen 7 7840U processor and 16GB of memory. The ROG Ally handheld console has now appeared on the Geekbench database, scoring 35,498 points in the OpenCL test.

The Geekbench listing reveals that the custom ASUS chip is named “Ryzen Z1 Extreme,” featuring a Zen 4 architecture with 8 cores and 16 threads. The base frequency is 3.30 GHz, while the boost frequency is 5.06 GHz. It is currently unclear how this differs from the original chip. The GPU has 6 CUs, which should be based on the RDNA 3 architecture, corresponding to 768 FP32 cores, with the actual frequency likely higher than the displayed 800 MHz.

Additionally, promotional material for the ROG Ally handheld console obtained from VideoCardz reveals other device details, such as 16GB LPDDR5 memory, although the frequency remains undisclosed. Storage consists of a 512GB M.2 2230 PCIe 4.0 SSD, and there is a MicroSD card slot. According to previous information, the device features a 7-inch screen with a 1080p resolution, a 120Hz refresh rate, a 5ms response time, and a brightness of 500 nits.

Gamers will not have to wait long, as the ROG Ally is expected to launch this quarter, with rumored pricing at $649.