Gaming has always been popular among computer and mobile users. However now, the craze for gaming has reached a different level. Gamers even have national and international level tournaments to compete against each other. Computer and mobile games too are getting more and more advanced and bigger in scale.
Such heavy games can’t run well on just any computer or mobile. To meet the need of such heavy and resource-hungry games, smartphone makers are bringing out phones with more powerful processors and more and more RAM. We already have phones with 8GB RAM, targeting gamers. Computers and laptops too need exceptional quality and efficiency to handle new-age gaming requirements. Therefore, the rise of specially designed gaming laptops and computers.
ASUS TUF series of Gaming Laptops and Desktop:
The ROG (Republic of Gamers) series of laptops by ASUS are such heavy-duty devices that have been designed to meet the needs of the gamers. Now, ASUS has launched a new series of laptops under the ROG line. This is the TUF series of gaming laptops. The TUF series was actually first launched in 2010, now it has been refreshed and redesigned with more powerful gaming laptops. As the name suggests, the TUF series of laptops are tough devices designed for withstanding long durations of heavy gaming, and have the durability to handle rough-handling and the various weather conditions of India.
This refreshed TUF series of computing devices has been launched with FX505 (15.6”) and FX705 (17.3”) laptops and TUF Desktop FX10CP. As per ASUS, all three of these devices have been designed for better durability, enhanced gaming performance, and better cooling to maintain the performance and efficiency. Both FX505 and FX705 pass the MIL-810G military grade tests. Here are the highlights of these latest gaming laptops and desktop computer:
TUF Desktop – FX10CP is equipped with GTX 1060 NVIDIA GPU and i7 Intel processor. And for better cooling, its thermal design has isolated air chambers. The desktop looks like a mean machine and is designed for gaming enthusiasts. Its main specifications include i7-8700 Processor, Up to GTX1060 Graphics Card, Up to 32GB DDR4 2666MHz RAM, 128GB M.2 SSD Primary storage and 1TB 7200RPM HDD Secondary storage.
The FX505 and FX705 gaming laptops have the power of up to an 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8750H processors and up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics. They have upto 144Hz high-refresh rate.
Both laptops have the RGB keyboard with WASD key cap design. The keyboard has Overstroke technology that can register keystrokes faster. As durability is one of the highlights of the TUF series, the keyboards of the laptops have also been designed for longer-lasting performance. ASUS claims the keys can withstand over 20 million presses.
These days, computer games are very resource-hungry. They can soon make the computers or laptops hot. And this heat can damage the device components or reduce their efficiency. So, the gaming computers need more powerful cooling solutions then other computers. ASUS TUF FX507 and FX705 have Fan OverBoost technology, and dual-fan cooling CPU and GPU from both sides. They also have Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system that reduces accumulation of dust in the device to maintain the smooth cooling and performance.
The TUF Desktop also has a thermal design with isolated air chambers for efficient cooling.
Display & Audio:
TUF The FX505 and FX705 gaming laptops are designed for more immersive gaming experience. They have a NanoEdge display with 6.5mm (FX507) and 7.18mm (FX705) bezels. For smoother game visual, these laptops have upto 144Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB gamut.
They also have 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for more powerful game sounds.
ASUS TUF series Price and availability:
FX505 and FX705 will be available online and offline at the price of:
- FX505 – Starting price 79,990 /- INR
- FX705 – Starting price 1,24,990 /- INR
- TUF Desktop – FX10CP will only be available through offline channels. It is priced at 91,990 INR.