Asus has announced the FX505DY and the FX705DY. These are two new laptops in the TUF Gaming series, which equip Asus with AMD Ryzen processors and Radeon RX 560X video cards. The screens have narrow edges and support for FreeSync.
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY has a 15.6 “screen and the FX705DY has a 17.3” screen. In both cases it is an ips panel with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels and both screens support FreeSync. With the FX705DY, however, the variable refresh rate has a range of 40 to 60Hz, while the screen of the FX505DY goes up to 120Hz. According to Asus, it is NanoEdge screens, as the company calls its screens with narrow edges.
The processor in the TUF Gaming models is the Ryzen 5 3550H, a 12-meter quadcore APU that AMD announced on Sunday. and that has a top of 35W. In many computer tasks, the Vega-GPU of the APU can finish the work. Partly because of this, the battery life of the FX705DY with 64Wh battery according to Asus is seven hours and the FX505DY with 48Wh battery six hours when playing 1080p video
In addition to the GPU-integrated GPU, there is the Radeon RX 560X, a video card based on the Polaris 11 GPU with 4GB gddr5. Asus equips the gaming laptops in different configurations with regard to storage and memory, with a maximum of 32GB of RAM and 512GB of PCI-e-SSD storage. Asus further advertises the presence of a MIL-STD-810G certification, which shows that the laptops can go through certain tests in the areas of falls and moisture and dust conditions.
Two variants of the TUF Gaming laptops appear: Red Matter versions with only red backlight for the keyboard and Gold Steel models with rgb keyboard illumination. Furthermore, they have support for wifi-ac and his hdmi 2.0 and a duo usb 3.1 gen1 -ports. Asus has not mentioned the prices and availability dates