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ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Type Public
Industry Computer hardware
When it was created 2 April 1989
People who started it T.H. Tung
Ted Hsu
Wayne Hsieh
M.T. Liao
Headquarters Beitou District, Taipei, Taiwan
Fremont, California, U.S.
Key people Jonney Shih (Chairman)

ASUSTeK Computer Inc., usually referred to as ASUS, is a computer hardware and electronics company. It was founded in Taipei in 1989 by T.H. Tung, Ted Hsu, Wayne Hsieh and M.T. Liao. ASUS is the world's fifth-largest PC vendor by 2013 unit sales (after Lenovo, Hewlett-Packard, Dell and Acer).


The name ASUS originates from Pegasus, the winged horse of Greek mythology.


ASUS's products include laptops, tablet computers, desktop computers, mobile phones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), servers, computer monitors, motherboards, graphics cards, sound cards, optical disc drives, computer networking devices, computer cases, computer components and computer cooling systems.

Republic of Gamers (ROG)

Republic of Gamers is a brand used by ASUS since 2006, encompassing a range of computer hardware, personal computers, peripherals, and accessories oriented primarily toward PC gaming. The line includes both desktops and high-spec laptops.

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