ASUS has officially announced their newest, most affordable Pascal-packing notebook, the FX502. While the FX502’s SRP might still be too rich for many gamers today at Php 69,995, it’s currently one of the most affordable gaming notebooks you can buy today that comes with the new GTX 1060 GPU.
ASUS FX502VM specs
- Intel Core i5-6300HQ Processor 2.3 GHz (6M Cache, up to 3.2 GHz)
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX1060 GDDR5 3GB
- 8GB DDR4 RAM
- 15.6-inch LED backlit full HD display, 1920 x 1080
- 1TB SATA 7200 HDD
- 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1
- 3 X USB 3.0
- 1x Headphone-out & Audio-in Combo Jack
- 1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
- 1x HDMI
- 1x mini Display Port
- 1x USB3.1-Type C(Gen2) with Thunderbolt
If you remember, the new Pascal-powered family of GPUs have rougly the same performance in both desktop and notebook iterations, which means you’re getting the same amount of number crunching capabilities in the FX502’s GTX 1060 as an equivalent desktop unit.
Aside from the desktop grade GTX 1060 on the FX502, you’re also getting an Intel Core i5-6300HQ processor, 8GB of RAM, 1TB 7200 HDD storage as well as a 15.6-inch, LED backlit display running at a resolution of 1920 x 1080. The FX502 also gets a USB Type-C connector along with three traditional USB 3.0 ones, as well as all the wireless radions (Bluetooth, 802.11ac+ wireless) that you’d expect from a modern machine.