The biggest consumer electronics event, CES 2021, is just around the corner, and big electronic companies are preparing to showcase their new products to the whole world. The event will be held online for the first time in its long history. Like many other companies, ASUS is gearing up to showcase its next-generation of gaming laptops, but it seems a few of these models have already been leaked.
According to a report from Wccftech, few ASUS gaming laptops from its TUF lineup featuring AMD’s 5000 series APUs and Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 30-series graphics cards. The Romanian retailer also listed a new laptop from the same lineup called ASUS TUF Gaming A17.
The gaming laptop in question features a Ryzen 7 5800H APU, which features an 8-core multithreaded CPU clocked at 3.00GHz while the boost clock speed is 4.30GHz. It features 16MB of L3 and 4MB of L2 cache, and the TDP for the chip is 35-45Watts. It also features the Vega 8 based graphics on-board, but the laptop will use the RTX 3070 Max-Q graphics card to power the graphics.
Other than this, the laptop will come with 144Hz Full HD IPS LCD display with a maximum brightness of 250 nits. The base variant will include 16GB of DDR4 memory clocked at 3200MHz, which is upgradable to 32GB. The laptop comes with 512GB of SATA III SSD on-board though the 1TB version is also available. An M.2 port is also available to further upgrade the storage. Lastly, the laptop will ship with a 90 WH 4-cell battery. In terms of the I/O, ASUS offers one USB-C, three USB-A, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
The price quoted on the Romanian retailer site is 6649.99 Romanian Leu, which is around 1670 USD. However, it remains to be seen how ASUS prices it for the US market.