The Asus ROG Phone 5 will have up to 18GB of RAM, Geekbench scorecard confirms

01 March 2021
Previously we've seen versions with 8GB and 16GB. Would be buyers can now reserve a place in line to buy the phone over at JD.com.

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Mediatek sux, 06 Mar 2021Check on your own device. Go to developer options > memo... moredoes it matter if its genshini alone or not, it shows that much ram is used when you run only 1 app at a time, the point here is if we need that much ram or not.

Kek Tech, 03 Mar 202118gb of ram and a high performance "Gaming" phone... moregenshin impact honkai impact vainglory COD PUBG Asphalt 9 etc. dude you havent tried this games besides minecraft and fortnite its like you slap your 2 fav. games and saying like these are the beast! and us like 😐

Anonymous, 06 Mar 2021Wrong, first emulators don't need "hd texture pac... moreYeah you are right, i forgot about eggns.

"graphics need both physical memory with good bandwith, not just processing power. this is also the reason why almost all android games run at lower res as you mentioned, higher res textures consume more memory, and that would murder memory usage on a smartphone".

Bandwidth is something i include in gpu power, and you are wrong, phones have really low bandwidth. And even when running 720p they struggle with genshin at max. Thermal throttling, battery usage, weak gpu, is the reason for low gfx and resolution on phones, not ram amount. Why do you think theres not even a 1080p or 1440p option in genshin, if all the 12gb phone owners can make use of it? And it runs on 1920 x 1440 on ipad pro 12.9 with a12z. How much ram do you think it has?

"and nowadays native games like genshin can reach 6gb of usage, so pretty much everything you said is wrong."

They dont, genshin uses 3gb at max. Check on your own device. So pretty much everything you said is wrong other than eggns ram usage.

Hemedans, 05 Mar 2021i had to check youtube again, techutopia video of genshini ... moreCheck on your own device. Go to developer options > memory usage > memory used by apps. It would be somehwere between 2 and 3gb at max settings. Whatever techutopia showed, its not the ram usage of genshin alone.

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Mediatek sux, 03 Mar 2021There isnt anything that uses that much ram for now, apart ... moreWrong, first emulators don't need "hd texture packs" or options to reach 8gb of memory usage, eggns switch emulator does reach that easily with simple titles like crash, that and graphics need both physical memory with good bandwith, not just processing power. this is also the reason why almost all android games run at lower res as you mentioned, higher res textures consume more memory, and that would murder memory usage on a smartphone because smartphones have shared memory space. and nowadays native games like genshin can reach 6gb of usage, so pretty much everything you said is wrong.

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Anonymous, 03 Mar 2021 instead of 18gb overkill v ram why not have less system ... moreinefficiency and size.

Mediatek sux, 02 Mar 2021The android version runs at lower settings than pc or ps4 o... morei had to check youtube again, techutopia video of genshini impact it use more than 6gb of ram without recording,

Anonymous, 04 Mar 2021Minecraft and Fortnite decent?! LOL...Let him be... he's living in 2017, so he hasn't really heard of the new game titles besides minecraft and fortnite.

Kek Tech, 03 Mar 202118gb of ram and a high performance "Gaming" phone... moreYou forgot.... Genshin, Honkai, LoL, Pubg, CoD, Asphalt 9, etc. Geez minecraft and fortnite? what are you? a 10 year old?

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Kek Tech, 03 Mar 202118gb of ram and a high performance "Gaming" phone... moreMinecraft and Fortnite decent?! LOL...

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Kek Tech, 03 Mar 202118gb of ram and a high performance "Gaming" phone... moreProbably the best comment in existence atm! Well done!

18gb of ram and a high performance "Gaming" phone to play what? Every mobile game is literally just a money grab ad farm. There's only a handful of decent games like Minecraft Fortnite and a some paid games but everything else is trash and nothing is so demanding as to need 18gb of ram.

Tech nerd 333, 03 Mar 2021Okay thenUh you can just check it if you dont believe me.

Mediatek sux, 03 Mar 20213GB*Okay then

Hemedans, 02 Mar 2021If ram is shared between device ang Gpu then don't you... moreThere isnt anything that uses that much ram for now, apart from emulators with custom hd texture packs. Game needs more gpu for the processing power.

That doesnt matter for now, most high end games run at 720p on android, including genshin. Thats at the highest resolution.

Yes, in the future it would definitely matter, but still gpu performance needs more priority than ram amount. Throwing lots of ram doesnt mean you can get 1440p and 4k when the gpu is too weak.

Anonymous, 03 Mar 2021out that 16 or 12 for mobile I'm sure about 2 3 4gb i... moreQualcomm socs can use the entire ram as vram. Though the android system will have to run all the time, so minus that should be available for everything else.

Tech nerd 333, 02 Mar 2021*4GB 3GB*

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Anonymous, 02 Mar 2021It won’t it’s not about hardware only it’s about software.Yea. I'm using rog 3 12gb 512 gb and it's service provider is not so good, still black crush issue is not gone after update ww_17.0823.2012.131.

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Anonymous, 03 Mar 2021out that 16 or 12 for mobile I'm sure about 2 3 4gb i... more instead of 18gb overkill v ram why not have less system ram and some dedicated vram

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Mediatek sux, 02 Mar 2021The android version runs at lower settings than pc or ps4 o... moreout that 16 or 12 for mobile I'm sure about 2 3 4gb is configured to be used for video memory