ASUS TUF Gaming A17 (FA706, RTX 30) - Specs

HDD/SSD
up to 512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x 2280 M.2 NVMe See photo
RAM
up to 16GB
OS
No OS
Dimensions
399 x 268 x 22.1 ~ 24.8 mm (15.71" x 10.55" x 0.87")
Weight
2.60 kg (5.7 lbs)
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • HDMI 2.0b
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers 2x 2W, DTS: X Ultra
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock Slot

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ASUS TUF Gaming A17 (FA706, RTX 30) in-depth review

In 2021 ASUS decides that it needs to reintroduce the laptop, which arguably changed the budget gaming market - the TUF A17 (FA706). Instead of making any significant visual changes, and rebrand it, they just slapped 2021 at the name and called it a day. However, this is only a part of the story. Building on the Ryzen 4000H success, they now employ the latest and greatest from both AMD and NVIDIA (weird, right), with the Ryzen 5000H processors, based on the Zen 3 architecture, and the new RT[...]

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Pros

  • Great price/performance ratio
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, clicky feedback, and an RGB backlight
  • Ryzen 5000H CPU + RTX 3000 combo
  • There are two M.2 PCIe slots, and two RAM SODIMM slots in dual channel
  • Great battery life for a gaming laptop
  • Can be purchased with a 144Hz screen

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader and Thunderbolt support
  • Warms up pretty quickly during gaming
  • All-plastic design

Inside ASUS TUF A17 (FA706) 2021 - disassembly and upgrade options

 

 

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LUCIF
LUCIF
6 days ago

WHAT IS THE PRICE