ASUS has introduced five updated gaming notebooks from the TUF Gaming series: TUF F15 and F17, A15 and A17 and TUF Dash F15. All systems are powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 6000 and Intel Alder Lake mobile processors, DDR5 memory and GeForce RTX 30 series GPUs.
The TUF F15 and F17 models offer Intel Alder Lake processors. The manufacturer is ready to equip new items with the 14-core Core i7-12700H. The company does not provide any information on the amount of available DDR5-4800 RAM. It also offers up to two PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSDs and a GeForce RTX 3070 graphics accelerator with a maximum power consumption of 140 watts.
Two display options will be available for the TUF F15 and F17 models: QHD with 165Hz refresh rate or Full HD with 300Hz refresh rate. In both cases the response time of the displays is 3ms. Laptops are equipped with a 90 Wh battery.
The main difference between the TUF A15 and A17 models is the platform. As a basis, these laptops are ready to offer the latest high-performance processors from the Ryzen 6000H Rembrandt series up to the Ryzen 7 6800H. Another distinguishing feature is that Intel laptop models are declared with a Thunderbolt 4 connection, the Ryzen version is equipped with USB 3.2 Gen 2 and DisplayPort 1.4 connections. All models of the ASUS TUF F- and A-series laptops are assembled in a metal case, equipped with updated cooling systems with new Arc Flow fans and have RGB keyboards.
The TUF Dash laptop model uses a 10-core Intel Core i7-12650H processor. It should be equipped with DDR5-4800 memory, NVMe solid-state drives with PCIe 4.0 interface and GeForce RTX 3070 graphics accelerators, but the manufacturer does not specify the maximum power consumption of the graphics card.
The TUF Dash F15 laptop, like the models mentioned above, offers one of two display options: a panel with QHD resolution and a refresh rate of 165 Hz or a screen with a full HD resolution and a refresh rate of 300 Hz. The response time is given in both cases as 3 ms.
Metal laptop bag thickness TUF Dash is only 19.95 mm. The notebook is equipped with a 76 Wh battery. It also indicates the presence of a Thunderbolt 4 port and support for fast charging through a USB Type-C port.
For all the notebooks of the TUF series presented, the manufacturer claims the certification of the military-industrial standard MIL-STD-810, which indicates their increased shock resistance, protection against moisture and also their ability to work at very low or high ambient temperatures.