• CPU: Intel Core i7-8750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 120GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
  • Weight: 2.60 kg (5.7 lbs)

Pros

  • IPS panel covers 91% of sRGB gamut (AUO B173HAN04.2)
  • Lack of PWM (AUO B173HAN04.2)
  • Adequate and easy for upgrade storage and memory
  • A relatively low price tag
  • AMD's Ryzen CPU turned out to be very efficient

Cons

  • Plastic build
  • Not well utilized internal space
  • Underperforming graphics card
  • The 60Hz panel has even slower than usual response times (AUO B173HAN04.2)

Asus TUF Gaming FX705GD-EW090 - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 5.7%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H 6037.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H
  • Intel Core i7-8850H 0.5%
  • Intel Core i7-8700 5.5%
GPU Performance #50
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
Display
17.3”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
AUO B173HAN04.2 (AUO429D)
Color accuracy 2.6 -> 1.7
HDD/SSD
120GB SSD NVMe + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB (1x 8192MB) - DDR4, 2666MHz
OS
No OS
Battery
64Wh, 4-cell
Dimensions
400 x 279 x 26.6 mm (15.75" x 10.98" x 1.05")
Weight
2.60 kg (5.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

 

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DISPLAY: 17.3-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name AUO B173HAN04.2 (AUO429D)
Diagonal 17.3"
Pixel density 127.34 ppi
Brightness 341 cd/m2
sRGB 91%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 27 inches (69 cm)
Contrast 1080:1
dE Color Checker 2.6 1.7
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Not long ago we provided you with our thoughts on the ASUS TUF FX505 - part of a line-up which is a budget substitution for the ROG series. Today we are looking at the bigger brother of this device. It is called the TUF FX705 and is practically the third notebook of the TUF series. You can get it with either the Core i5-8300H or the more powerful core i7-8750H. On the GPU front, you have the whole mid-range spectrum to chose from - GTX 1050, 1050 Ti and 1060. However, behold the latest AMD R[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-8750H

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
80 fps
52 fps
24 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
105 fps
62 fps
34 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
90 fps
75 fps
70 fps
58 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
122 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
39 fps
36 fps
31 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
41 fps
37 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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