Asus introduces new variants in its TUF series of gaming laptops, slashes price of existing models

Asus brings the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 GPU to its TUF range of gaming laptops and drops prices of existing models with GTX 1050 and GTX 1050 Ti.

Published Date
08 - Aug - 2018
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08 - Aug - 2018
 
Asus introduces new variants in its TUF series of gaming laptops,...

Asus has unveiled new variants in its TUF series of gaming laptops and has dropped the price of its existing models. More specifically, it’s introducing three new TUF FX504 models to the entry-level laptop gaming market. Of the three, one will sport an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU and the other two will sport the superior GTX 1060.

Cheapest among the three, the FX504GD-E4021T features an Intel Core i5-8300H CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 1TB FireCuda SSHD, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with 4GB of video RAM. It’s priced at Rs 63,990.

The second model unveiled, the FX504GM-E4112T also features an Intel Core i5-8300H CPU and 8GB of RAM, but steps up to offer a 128GB PCIe SSD along with the 1TB FireCuda SSHD, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB of video RAM. It’s priced at Rs 84,990.

Last of the three, the FX504GM-EN017T features an Intel Core i7-8750H, 8GB of RAM, a 128GB PCIe SSD with a 1TB FireCuda SSHD, a 120Hz display, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1060 with 6GB of video RAM. It’s priced at Rs 95,990.

Existing models have been repriced. The FX504GD-E4363T has a Core i5-8300H CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 1TB FireCuda SSHD with a 128GB PCIe SSD, and an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 with 4GB of video RAM. Its price of Rs 72,990 has been slashed and is now Rs 68,990.

The FX504GE-E4366T has the same specs as the model above (FX504GD-E4363T), but employs an Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti instead of the GTX 1050. Video RAM remains 4GB. Its price of Rs 75,990 has been dropped to Rs 71,990.

Lastly, the FX504GE-EN224T has the same specs as the model above (FX504GE-E4366T), except the CPU and display. The CPU is a Core i7-8750H and the display has a 120Hz refresh rate. Its price of Rs 90,990 has been decreased to Rs 85,990.

Talking about the introduction of the new variants in the TUF series, Arnold Su, the Business Development Manager for Asus India said, “We have always been true to our commitment to offer consumers an immersive gameplay with extreme durability in their gaming experience. FX504 delivers the performance that enables users to play the latest games and multitask with ease, while at the same time provides unmatched toughness and reliability throughout its lifespan. With the launch of new GTX 1060 products in the series we aim to tap a higher range of audience. The overwhelming response to the series in the past few months has also encouraged us to revise pricing of the previously existing models, hence offering power-packed features under an extremely sound budget. We are confident and looking forward to a seamless blend of entertainment and gaming for our users with TUF.”

All models, existing and newly added, feature a 16:9 15.6-inch display with Full HD resolution, a backlit keyboard, and a steel design. They’re all available for purchase starting August 1 from online stores, large-format retail stores, and Asus channel partners.

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