At CES 2020, ASUS announces the launch of different laptops out of which is the Asus TUF Gaming F17 alongside the other three members into the TUF gaming laptop series.
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The Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) window 10 laptop is equipped with the latest 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 CPU and NVIDIA GeForce® GTX 1650 Ti GPU and priced reasonably.
This 17.3-inch gaming laptop sports stunning body built alongside the immersive sound system, desktop-style chiclet keyboard with backlit, lots of I/O ports, and long-lasting battery capacity.
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) Key Features and Specs
- 10th-gen Intel Core i5 / i7 H Processor
- Up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660TI GPU with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
- Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro
- 17.3″ (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) (120Hz or 60Hz) Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
- Up to 1TB PCIe® Gen3 SSD
- Up to 32GB RAM
- DTS:X® Ultra virtual surround sound
- Up to 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
- Integrated Wi-Fi 5 (802.11 ac (2×2))
- Support Type-C PD 3.0 up to 90Wh lithium-polymer Battery
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) comes with the same design as the TUF Gaming F15, TUF Gaming A17, and A15.
It comes in classic and sleek design and colour option, the metallic built stealthy and sleek Fortress Gray colour or Bonfire Black plastic design.
These laptops although look similar in sizes but the Bonfire Black plastic design is accented with a crimson stripe across the lid and palm rest keep it sleek and clean.
However, the metallic sleek Fortress Gray sports a smooth lid with Asus TUF logo at the middle.
Similarly, both design comes with a honeycomb pattern structure design at the bottom that allows better air flow for the entire cooling system.
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) lid when opened host the 17.3-inch screen which is surrounded by thin bezels at the side and top, however, the bottom bezel is thick, probably to host the ASUS logo and attached to the hinge which hold the lid to the base.
The top bezel perfectly accommodates the HD 720p CMOS webcam.
Similarly, Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) base chassis host the desktop-style chiclet keyboard optimized for gaming.
The RGB backlighting keyboard is enabled with WASD shortcut for key movement commands.
Furthermore, alongside the keyboard is the isolated Numpad key and smooth immovable plastic touchpad and dedicated click buttons for faster responsiveness and effortless control.
Above all, this gaming laptop comes with a lot of ports for connectivity.
On the right is a USB 2.0 Type-A port and Kensington lock, on the left however lies the power port, RJ45 port, HDMI 2.0 port, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A, DisplayPort 1.4 and 3.5mm audio jack.
The ASUS TUF Gaming F17 comes with a 17.3-inch full HD Anti Glare display. It also comes a fully saturates speedy IPS-level displays with up to 120Hz refresh rate.
Similarly, this FHD display has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixel, hence enhancing a brighter, sharper and more vibrant display experience with minimal motion blur.
Furthermore, the display comes with the 16:9 screen aspect ratio viewing angles which help to enjoy a bigger view of every picture.
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 comes with the best processor and graphics card to enhance the best gaming experience.
It is powered by 10th Generation Intel Core processor with two different configurations.
These Intel processors are built on Intel® HM470 Express Chipset with the ability to offer performance to better your gaming experience.
The standard model comes with the 10th gen Core™Core™ i7 10750H with up to 5.0 GHz Turbo, 6 cores and 12 threads, thus enabling high-end gaming and pro-level content creation.
The base model Core™i5 10300H clocks up to 4.10 with 4 cores and 8 threads, hence, offering dependable performance for gaming, streaming.
In addition, the laptops come with the best supporting graphics card. The GeForce GTX graphics card is built on the award-winning NVIDIA Turing™ architecture.
Hence, you have access to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650Ti and NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM.
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) has a storage capacity of up to 32GB RAM, 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD and 1TB PCIe® Gen3 SSD card.
Above all, the Asus (FA706) TUF Gaming A17 fully loaded gaming laptop runs on window 10 operating system, hence, offering a user-friendly experience.
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) is equipped with two battery capacity option. There is 90Wh battery for superior battery life and an optional 48Wh lithium-polymer battery capacity.
However, the 90Wh lithium-polymer battery lacks the HDD storage space.
Furthermore, this laptop comes with 180W power adaptor which offers fast charge feature hence you can have up to 80% within 49min of charge.
Similarly, Asus TUF Gaming F15 also comes with Two upgraded speakers with four cut-outs pump out 1.8x more sound with 2.7x deeper bass than previous generations for a richer audio experience.
It is also equipped with the DTS:X™ Ultra technology which delivers high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for theatre-quality audio with stereo headsets.
This speaker also comes with a built-in equalizer which lets you fine-tune your settings at will.
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) also comes with the Integrated Wi-Fi 6 802.11ac (2×2) and Bluetooth 5.0 for fast and reliable connectivity, both promises seamless connectivity.
For security purpose, the Asus F17 is equipped with a Kensington lock alongside TPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module).
Above all, Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) laptop also comes with an HD 720p CMOS webcam so as to make video calls and other associated activities.
Asus TUF Gaming F17 Price and Availability
Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706) price starts at $799.77 depending on the configuration of your preferred model.
This laptop is available on ASUS’s official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
ASUS TUF Gaming F17 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Asus TUF Gaming F17 (FX706)
- OS: Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 Home
- Processor: 10th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 10750H, i5 10300H Processor
- GPU: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1660TI, NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1650, with 4GB GDDR6 VRAM
- Memory: Up to 32 GB SDRAM, Dual-channel
- Colours: Gray chassis, Bonfire Black
- Dimension: 399.2 x 268.9 x 23.99 ~25.2 mm (WxDxH)
- Weight: 2.6 kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 17.3-inch (16:9) LED-backlit FHD (1920×1080) 120Hz 0or 60Hz Anti-Glare Panel with 45% NTSC
- Keyboard: Chiclet Keyboard with isolated Numpad Key
- Pointing Device: Yes
- Built-in Storage: 256GB / 512GB / 1TB PCIe® Gen3 SSD M.2, 1TB 5400 rpm SATA HDD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p HD Camera (CMOS module)
- USB Ports: 2 x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1), 1 x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2), 1 x Type-A USB2.0
- HDMI: Yes, HDMI, HDMI support 2.0b
- Thunderbolt Ports: –
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): Yes
- SD Slot: –
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Integrated Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax (2×2))
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth® 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- DTS:X® Ultra
- Kensington Lock
- fTPM (Firmware-based Trusted Platform Module)
- Dual-channel RAM
- Intel® HM470 Express Chipset
- AC adapter plug
- Dual fan
- Armoury Crate Software
- Battery: 90 Wh or 48 Wh lithium-polymer Battery
- Use Time: Up to 11 hours
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