ASUS TUF Gaming Laptop. Enjoy everyday gaming with this ASUS notebook PC. The Intel i7 processor and 16GB of RAM let you run graphics-heavy games smoothly, while the potent NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics produce high-quality visuals on the fast 15.6-inch 144hz FHD display. This ASUS notebook PC has 512GB SSD that shortens load times and offers ample storage.
Free Upgrade to Windows 11¹ (when available, see below)
Windows 11 Operating System
Windows 11 has all the power and security of Windows 10 with a redesigned and refreshed look. It also comes with new tools, sounds, and apps. Every detail has been considered. All of it comes together to bring you a refreshing experience on your PC.
15.6" FHD display with 144Hz refresh rate
The 1920 x 1080 resolution boasts impressive color and clarity. Energy-efficient LED backlight.
16GB system memory for intense multitasking and gaming
Reams of high-bandwidth DDR4 RAM to smoothly run your graphics-heavy PC games and video-editing applications, as well as numerous programs and browser tabs all at once.
512GB Solid State Drive
Save files fast and store more data. With massive amounts of storage and advanced communication power, SSDs are great for major gaming applications, multiple servers, daily backups, and more.
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 graphics
Backed by 6GB GDDR6 dedicated video memory for an ultrafast, advanced GPU to fuel your games.
Virtual Reality Ready
This computer has the required specs to run Virtual Reality hardware and software and is compatible with Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality Ultra.
Weighs 4.41 lbs. and measures 0.78" thin
Thin and light for maximum portability, featuring a 15.6" screen size and omitting the DVD/CD drive to achieve the compact form factor. 4-cell lithium-ion battery.
HDMI output expands your viewing options
Connect to an HDTV or high-def monitor to set up two screens side by side or just see more of the big picture.
Wireless/Wired connectivity (WiFi 6 - 802.11 ax)
Flexible, dual-band connectivity w/ greater reliability thanks to two data streams and antennas. Connect to a Wi-Fi router to experience GB Wi-Fi speeds nearly 3X faster vs. standard Wi-Fi 5 w/ improved responsiveness for even more devices.
Chiclet Backlight Keyboard
Allows you to enjoy comfortable and accurate typing, even in dim lighting.
Basic software package included
30-days trial of Microsoft Office 365.
Headphone/microphone combo jack. Note: This laptop does not include a built-in DVD/CD drive.
Thunderbolt port for connecting advanced monitors and external drives
This single interface supports both high-speed data and high-definition video - plus Power over Cable for bus-powered devices - ideal for digital content creators.
Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation
Two-Way AI Noise Cancelation clarifies upstream and downstream audio, filtering out unwanted noise to make voice communication clearer.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate - Discover your next favorite game
1 month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate included. Play over 100 high-quality games on Windows 10, console and mobile. Includes new day one titles, iconic Bethesda games and EA Play on PC
¹Device comes with Windows 10 and a free Windows 11 upgrade or may be preloaded with Windows 11. The Windows 11 upgrade will be delivered to qualifying devices starting in late 2021 and into 2022. Timing will vary by device. Certain features require specific hardware (see aka.ms/windows11-spec)
A:AnswerThis RTX 3060 has a base setting of 80 watts, however it does include Dynamic Boost 2.0 which adds an additional 15 watts while gaming or performing other intensive tasks. Do note that Nvidia has chosen to forego the Max-Q/Max-P nomenclature unfortunately so it's more difficult to know which is which unless you really do some digging. Here's an article with more details: