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ASUS announced the ASUS TUF Gaming laptops at CES 2023!

ASUS has just announced the ASUS TUF Gaming A16 Advanced Edition, ASUS TUF Gaming F15/17 and ASUS TUF Gaming A15/17 on the ongoing CES 2023 event.

The TUF Gaming A16 Advanced Edition (FA617) from the Taiwanese PC maker is one such new gaming laptop. This model is equipped with AMD’s latest Ryzen 9 processor which is based on the Zen 4 architecture. This CPU is paired with a Radeon RDNA 3 GPU and also brings AMD Smart Access Graphics as well. The notebook sports a QHD display that offers a 240Hz refresh rate that also offers a high 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio.

The company has also placed an emphasis on cooling with 84-blade Arc Flow Fans and up to seven heat pipers with four exhaust vents to keep thermals in check. Under the hood, the TUF Gaming A16 Advanced Edition houses up to 2TB of PCIe Gen 4 SSD that is paired with DDR5 4800MHz RAM. The laptop comes with a new military-inspired Sandstorm paint and are powered by a large 90Whr battery pack and USB Type C Power Delivery port. Other features include Dolby Atmos support and Two Way AI Noise Cancellation. With these specs, the laptop is quite capable to take on modern-day AAA titles.

Alongside the TUF Gaming A16 Advanced Edition, the brand also unveiled four new models. These include the TUG Gaming F15/F17 and TUF Gaming A15/A17 notebooks. The F15 and F17 is equipped with up to an Intel Core i9-13900H processor, while the TUF Gaming A15/A17 goes Team Red with an AMD Ryzen 9 Zen 4 processor. Notably, both the A and F series gaming laptops are equipped with Nvidia’s latest RTX 40 series of graphics cards and offer the MUX switch and Nvidia Advanced Optimus as well.

For those unaware, the MUX Switch with Nvidia Advanced Optimus lets users bypass the integrated graphics when gaming to ensure the maximum performance output. Thanks to the new RTX GPUs, buyers get access to DLSS 3.0 technology for smoother gameplay at higher resolutions. Gaming laptops feature some hefty features, which have higher power draws and higher thermals than the typical notebook.

Thus, the company has launched these laptops with a capable thermal management systems. For cooling, the new TUF laptops feature the dual Arc Flow Fans that have an 84 blade design that offer 13 percent more airflow than the previous generation while also running quieter as well. Thanks to the improved cooling, the brand could offer more power to the GPU for improved performance levels in the new 2023 laptops. Unfortunately, the pricing and availability of these aforementioned laptops are still unclear, so stick around for more updates.

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