The F15 and F17 come with up to an Intel Core i9 processor, while the A15 and A17 have AMD’s Ryzen 9 (Zen 4). Image: Asus
Asus has announced upgrades to its four TUF Gaming models, the F15, F17, A15, and A17. The devices have new processors and GPUs inside, but what’s especially good to see is that all four models now have a dedicated MUX Switch supporting Nvidia’s Advanced Optimus technology.
Previously, these models have included an MUX Switch, which allows users to disable their integrated graphics. Once this is done, instead of needing to route frames that a discrete GPU generates through its integrated GPU, a laptop will send them directly from the dGPU to its screen (as a desktop PC does). This will meaningfully impact battery power, so you wouldn’t want to do it if you’re out and about, but it can significantly increase performance while you’re…
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