ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

The GTX 1660 Ti on the desktop can be described as a dessert card. Compared with the Big Brother RTX 2060, the ray tracing unit has been streamlined, and the price has been greatly reduced. However, the traditional computing performance has not dropped much. I believe many people are eagerly awaiting the emergence of the mobile GTX 1660 Ti. In fact, tonight is its official release date. On the other hand, since AMD launched the Ryzen series CPU on the desktop, after a beautiful turnaround, many people are expecting AMD to enter the game. The ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook released tonight is the two hotspots. The first mobile version of the GTX 1660 Ti is also equipped with a TDP 35-watt Ryzen 7 series CPU and a 120Hz IPS refresh rate screen. The starting price is only 6799 yuan. , is a very cost-effective product.

Packaging and appearance

The A side of Flying Fortress 7 is designed in brushed plastic and is not susceptible to fingerprints. The decorative lines that extend to the four corners, together with the four red lights, are very eye-catching. The A-side is inscribed with the decorative pattern so that the screen does not block the air outlet when it is opened. The inscribed part can see a series of indicators on the B side, so that you can understand the machine when you close the screen.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

The interfaces of Flying Fortress 7 are all distributed on the left side, from left to right: power interface, RJ45 network cable interface, HDMI 2.0 interface, USB2.0 interface, two USB3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps), headset microphone two-in-one interface . In general, the interface is not rich, lacking the more and more commonly used USB-C interface.

There is only one anti-theft lock hole and air outlet on the right side. The advantage is that it can prevent the connected cable from interfering with the mouse, but the hot air at the air outlet will blow the right hand, which may have some impact when you play the game.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

The machine has a length of 36 cm and a width of 26.2 cm. The front end has a thickness of 2.42 cm and a rear end thickness of 2.64 cm using a vernier caliper. The notebook weighs 2.24 kilograms. As a notebook with a plastic case, it is a good rule in the wave of the game.

 

The Power Adapter used in Flying Fortress 7 is ASUS’s rounded rectangular design. It is 16 cm long, 7.6 cm wide and 2.6 cm thick. The nominal output is 19.5 V 9.23 A, which weighs approximately 520 grams along with the power cord. It should be noted that the adapter uses the small three holes of ASUS’s own, which is not compatible with the general power cord.

Open the screen, B side is equipped with a 15.6-inch matte screen, the upper and lower sides of the current more and more common narrow frame design, but the chin is very wide. The actual left and right borders are measured to 8 mm on the actual display edge and 14 mm on the top border. The border is framed by a fine bump grid.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

The matte screen can effectively reduce the interference of background glare, but different people like different, some people prefer the transparency of mirror glass coverage.

The maximum opening and closing angle of the screen is about 140 degrees, and the screen shaft damping starts to be large, making it difficult to open and close with one hand.

At the top of the screen is a camera, the imaging effect is to shoot a bright level.

The C surface is made of plastic and the surface is brushed in a variety of directions. Above the C side is the air inlet and the right side is the power button. There is a chamfer around the C surface, and it is very comfortable to put on the hand when using it. There is no feeling of cutting at all.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

On the keyboard side, the official claims that the keystroke is 1.8 mm, and the typing feels good. The space bar uses the unique design language of ASUS, and the left half is convex. Because it is a 15.6-inch machine, you can put down the numeric keypad, it is convenient to input a large number of numbers, but the keys are smaller than the left letter keys.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

There are three points to note on the keyboard. One is that the arrow keys are smaller than the number keys. The fingers are a bit awkward when used. Second, after the direction keys are moved down, the right shift key and ctrl are particularly long. The third is the upper function key and the desktop keyboard. The same four are grouped for quick positioning, but the detele button is squeezed into the keypad area on the right.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

The keycaps of the four buttons of the WASD are transparent and can be seen through the mechanical structure inside. The keyboard is equipped with a red backlight that supports three levels of brightness adjustment, and the transparent WASD is more prominent when the backlight is turned on.

The bottom of the keyboard is equipped with a plastic integrated touchpad, which is generally not as delicate as frosted glass. The touchpad is 10.5 cm long and 7.3 cm wide and medium in size. The buttons are moderate in intensity and the feedback is clear, but the sound is loud.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut

Turned to the bottom, the D side is a large grid design, but most of them are sealed, only a part can be inhaled.

In general, the appearance of the Asus Flying Fortress 7 is quite satisfactory. The large area uses black-gray plastic. Considering its price, it is acceptable. The appropriate decorative lines are reduced by a bit of boring, especially the A-tail end-cut design. It is quite recognizable. The narrow bezel design makes the body size smaller, but the thickness and weight control is not radical.

ASUS Flying Fortress 7 notebook evaluation mobile dessert GTX 1660 Ti debut
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