TUF gaming, the new line of entry level Asus gamer laptops
At the international Gamescon show in Cologne, Asus was able to unveil its brand new affordable PC gaming line. This line will consist of three laptops with Full HD displays ranging from 15.6 inches to 17.3 inches with a 144 Hz refresh rate. This line will offer is meant to provide a great value combining performance and moderate prices.
The first machine to come out of the Asus plants will be the TUF 565, followed closely two others (TUF 705 and TUF 765). They will integrate the Intel Core i5-8300H or i7-8750H 8th generation processors and Nvidia GeForce graphics cards (GTX 1060 Max P, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti or GeForce GTX 1050) depending on the model.
For storage, they will be equipped with hard drives of up to 512 GB in PCIe SSD or up to 1 TB in FireCuda SSHD and up to 16 GB of DDR4 RAM. As for Wireless connectivity they will be equipped with WiFi 802.11ac (12 times faster than the standard b / g / n) and Bluetooth 5.0, in addition to USB 3.1 Gen1, USB 2.0 and HDMI 2.0 connectors that will leave you a host of options for your accessories and other gaming peripherals.
Since these three machines will incorporate powerful components, the ventilation and cooling will be provided by a HyperCool Pro cooling system with 2 fans / heat sinks placed directly under the keyboard.
Asus will not be outdone when it comes to the design. Asus offers these three models all with different military grade chassis (certified MIL-STD-810G for robustness) - a RED Matter version, Gold Steel version and a RED Fusion version, expanding the choices and possibilities to suit the most discerning gamers.
But the announcement that made a biggest splash at the German show was the very competitive price of this new line, no more waiting to put away enough to buy portable gaming machine that can compete with the most powerful towers on the market.
The Asus TUF 565 model with its 15-inch screen will go on sale in mid-October, and the models TUF 705 and 765 they will arrive at the end of October starting at 1099 € (TUF 565 and TUF 705) and 1199 €.