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Asus FX504GD-E4278T, TUF gaming laptop

Asus FX504GD-E4278T is a laptop from the TUF series released for people interested in a gaming machine with new components. The components are not only new, but also improved. So, the i5-8300H (also known as i5-8300HQ) is an 8th generation processor with 4 cores that comes to replace the i5-7300HQ and has support for better memory and consumes less power. If you’re interested in a model with i than you should choose this one. (The i7 processor has 6 cores.)

Asus FX504GD-E4278T, TUF gaming laptop

Pros

The design is a desktop inspired one and the keyboard is very easy to use. It resists to 20 milion key presses and has a travel distance of 1.8 mmm.
Wireless (802.11 ac 2×2) is as up to 12x faster than 801.11 bgn 1×1 with speeds of up to 1733Mbps compared to 150Mbps.
For storage it uses an FireCuda SHDD (hybrid drive) that is 2x faster than standard 5400rpm drives and has a capacity of 1TB.
On the ports part it comes with LAN, HDMI 1.4, USB 2.0, and two USB 3.1.
Because of the newer processor this laptops supports DDR4 RAM with 2666Mhz making it 20% faster than 2133Mhz.
Portability is decent with a weight of 2.3 kg and a battery that migh last up to 3-4 hours.

Cons

Depending of the configuration, the panel might or might not be IPS. The configuration FX504GD-E4278T has IPS panel.
The graphics card mounted in this model is a GTX 1050 with 4GB… the Ti version beeing slight better.

Conclusion

Such laptops are for people with a tight budget but that want a very good laptop. Compared to older FX models this new series is much improved in our advantage because in the past a laptop with this configuration would have cost us about 2000-3000 pounds.
Because it has pre-installed Windows 10 you can game from the first moment or browse the web.
Many think that laptops such as this are only for games, but you can use it if you’re a video editor, game developer, engineer (CAD apps) etc.

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