As well as announcing the imminent availability of their new Asus RoG Strix GL503 and GL703 gaming laptops, Asus has also announced the launch of its new TUF Gaming FX504 gaming laptop, although the company has not yet announced any pricing for the Windows 10 gaming notebook. The affordable gaming laptop priorities stability and durability above all else and is equipped with the latest-generation Intel Core processor and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 10-Series graphics.
Internally the FX504 is powered by the 8th Generation Intel Core i7-8750HQ processor, and features up to NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics with full Microsoft DirectX 12 support, offering a combination of “performance and portability”, says Asus.
Equipped with a 15.6-inch display with an ultrafast 120Hz refresh rate, a 3ms grey-to-grey response time, a 130 percent sRGB colour gamut, and wide-view technology. The gaming laptop is capable of displaying up to 120 frames per second (fps) and comes equipped with Asus’s HyperCool technology to “significantly prolongs its lifespan and provides stable cooling during intense gaming marathons”.
Wireless connectivity is provided by an Intel 802.11ac Wave 2 module providing data transfer rates of up to 1.7Gbps, 12X faster than baseline 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi. Asus is also equipped the gaming laptop with 2×2 MIMO configuration offering up to 30 percent wider coverage than a traditional 1×1 configuration.