Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
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Average of 3 scores (from 6 reviews)
Reviews for the Asus TUF A17 FA706IU-AS76
Asus has completely revamped its TUF series from top to bottom and the changes are significant. If you were considering the older FX705/FX505 series, skip it and consider the newer FA706/FA506 series instead.
Source: PC Mag
Asus' giant-panel TUF Gaming A17 boasts a strong CPU and ample 1TB solid-state drive, but the disappointing display quality dents the otherwise impressive value of this 1080p gamer.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/11/2020
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: Laptop Mag
The Asus TUF Gaming A17 offers powerful performance and solid battery life for a mainstream gaming laptop, but it's hard getting over its dismal display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2020
Rating: Total score: 80%
That being said, the notebook is a good choice for people looking for a good gaming notebook that can easily double as a long-lasting productivity machine, thanks to the AMD’s new power-efficient processors and the large battery inside this 17-inch laptop.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/25/2020
Source: Computerbase DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/24/2020
Source: Prohardver.hu HU→EN
Positive: Elegant design; powerful hardware; high performance; big screen. Negative: Poor display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/20/2020
Source: Unlimited Tech →EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; premium design; solid workmanship.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2020
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile: Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1660 Ti and therefore the Turing architecture without raytracing and Tensor cores. The performance of the Max-P variant should be similar to an older GTX 1070.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
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17.30": This display size is a standard format for desktop replacements (DTR). The DTR laptops are heavier to carry, need more power, but texts are easy to read and high resolutions are no problem. DTR are mainly intended for stationary desk use, where weight and energy hunger don't matter. In return, you enjoy the advantages of high resolutions (more details, better legibility).» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
With this weight, a laptop is rather heavier than average. Devices in this range shine more with screen size and performance than with mobility.
Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. is a major Taiwanese computer hardware manufacturer based in Taipei, founded in 1989. Under the Asus brand name, the company manufactures a wide range of products, including laptops, desktops, motherboards, graphics cards, monitors, smartphones and networking equipment, complete systems and PC components for end users.
Under the ROG (Republic of Gamers) brand name, ASUS manufactures gaming laptops known by gamers for their powerful specifications, dedicated graphics cards, high refresh rate displays and advanced cooling systems.
Beyond gaming, a wide range of notebooks are offered for different needs and budgets, from ultra-slim and lightweight ultrabooks to versatile 2-in-1 convertibles and budget-friendly options. In 2023, Asus had a 7% global market share of the PC market.
Customer satisfaction with ASUS notebooks concerns performance, the features, and the good price-performance ratio of ASUS notebooks. However, as with any brand, there are occasional reports of problems such as overheating, driver compatibility, or build quality issues.
77.63%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.
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