One of AMD's announcements today involved its new 35W 2nd Generation Ryzen Mobile processors, and part of that announcement showed one of the first notebooks that will incorporate these parts: the ASUS FX505DY TUF Gaming. This gaming notebook has the choice of the Ryzen 7 3750H or the Ryzen 5 3550H, which both have four cores, eight threads, and turbo up to 4.0 GHz and 3.7 GHz respectively. This will be paired with a discrete graphics card, the Radeon RX 560X, which has 4GB of GDDR5 RAM, One of the key features will also be the display, with ASUS offering a 15.6-inch IPS 1080p display running at 120Hz with FreeSync enabled. Cheaper models will have a 60Hz 1080 display. Memory will be offered up to...
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