Asus TUF FX705DU-AU019T
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Reviews for the Asus TUF FX705DU-AU019T
Source: Ultrabook Review Archive.org version
The Asus TUF Gaming FX705DU can be a good value gaming-laptop, but for the right price. Right now, it's expensive and needs to get cheaper than the Intel/Nvidia based alternatives in order to justify the high internal temperatures and the reduced performance in demanding loads and games, as well as the other compromises you'll have to accept in what's designed as an affordable performance notebook. The review below gets in depth on all the particularities, with the strong points and the quirks.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/28/2019
Rating: Total score: 75%
Source: Hitech Century Archive.org version
The larger FX705 comes with only a 17.3-inch FHD 60Hz display, an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor with Radeon Vega Mobile graphics, up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and permutations of various combinations of up to a 1TB FireCuda hard disk, a 1TB 5400rpm hard disk and up to a 512GB PCie SSD. The notebook also sports up to GTX 1660 Ti graphics like the FX505.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/25/2019
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.
R7 3750H: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.3 to 4 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1400 MHz. The 3750H is the 35 Watt version of the 3700U with the same specs but a higher TDP for better performance under long periods of load.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
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.
75%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.