New Asus TUF F17 FX706 coming
ASUS' TUF series contributes pretty good value. Despite the chip shortage worldwide, it looks like Asus will be launching the ASUS TUF F17 FX706 soon.
According to Wccftech, details of the latest TUF Gaming F17 were leaked by Amazon Italy. It was revealed that the laptop will feature an Intel Core i7-11800H with a clock speed of up to 4.9GHz. It also has an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU with 6GB of GDDR6 VRAM, 16GB of DDR4 RAM (upgradable to 32GB), and a 1TB SSD.
This CPU packs 8 cores, 16 threads and is based on the 10nm Willow Cove x86 core architecture. The CPU has a base clock of 2.5 GHz and a boost clock of up to 4.9 GHz. It comes with 24 MB of Cache, an Iris Xe (GT1) GPU clocked at 1450 MHz, and a TDP of 45W which is configurable down to 35W.
The NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB variant which features 3840 CUDA cores, 6 GB of GDDR6 memory clocked at 12 Gbps that delivers a bandwidth of 288 GB/s. The GPU has a TGP range of 60-115W but it isn't mentioned if this specific laptop is using the Max-Q or Max-P variant.
Other specifications include 16 GB of DDR4 memory which is upgradable to 32 GB, 1 TB of SSD storage space, Integrated WiFi 6E support with Bluetooth 5.2, 3 USB 3.0 ports, a single HDMI port, & a 90Whr battery. The ASUS TUF Gaming F17 laptop also comes with a full-sized backlit keyboard & weighs 2.6 kg
Besides that, this laptop comes with a large 17.3-inch FHD display with anti-glare and a maximum refresh rate of 144Hz. It's also expected to feature a 720p webcam, WiFi 6 support, a full-size keyboard with Numpad, and more. As for the price, the listed price was said to be 1799 Euros (~RM8894).
Honestly, 17-inch gaming laptops are more like desktop replacements, as they're not very portable. But what do you think about the latest TUF Gaming F17, would you carry this around wherever you go?
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