ASUS TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition (2023)

ASUS TUF Gaming A16 Advantage Edition (2023)

ASUS TUF GAMING A16
ADVANTAGE™ EDITION

MECHANISED ENDURANCE. ALLIED ADVANTAGE.
The AMD logo next to text reading “Ryzen”, ”Radeon” and “AMD Advantage”. The Xbox logo next to text reading “Game Pass”
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AMD Advantage™

Game on Windows 11 Pro with up to AMD Ryzen™ 9 7940HS CPU, AMD Radeon™ RX 7700S GPU, and AMD Smart Technologies

A 2D illustration of a sandstorm laptop, with “240Hz” and “3ms” written on screen.

Sink into the scene

Up to QHD 240Hz 16-inch display with AMD FreeSync™ Premium and a 90% screen-to-body ratio

A 2D illustration of Arc Flow Fans™.

Keep your cool

84-blade Arc Flow Fans™, up to 6 heatpipes, and 4 exhaust vents

The words “DDR5” and “4800MHz” on a stylized RAM stick on a black background.

Full upgradeability

USB 4 support, up to 2TB PCIe Gen 4x4 storage, and DDR5 4800MHz RAM

A 2D illustration of battery, with “90Wh” written on it.

Staying power

New Sandstorm paint, 90Wh battery and USB-C power delivery are built right into this rugged chassis

A 2D illustration of a laptop, with orange audio waves coming from the speakers.

Crystal clear comms

Dolby Atmos and Two-Way AI Noise Cancellation technology ensure clear comms for all parties

PERFORMANCE

AMD Advantage™

Jump right into the action with the TUF Gaming A16 Advantage™ Edition. Stream and multitask with ease thanks to the latest AMD Ryzen™ 9 7940HS CPU and up to 32GB of blisteringly fast 4800MHz DDR5 RAM on Windows 11. Leverage the full gaming performance of up to a AMD Radeon™ RX 7700S GPU with AMD Smart Access Graphics. When your game library gets full, an empty M.2 NVMe SSD slot makes upgrading storage capacity a breeze.

Windows 11 Pro
OS
Up to AMD
Ryzen™ 9 7940HS
CPU
Up to AMD
Radeon™ RX 7700S
GPU
Up to
120W TGP
With SmartShift
Up to
2TB
PCIe® 4.0
2x SSD
Slots
Up to
32GB 4800MHz
DDR5 RAM
A simplified 3D render of a CPU, emblazoned in orange with the word “AMD RYZEN” on the top. A 3D render of a GPU, emblazoned in red with the word “AMD RADEON on the top.

Higher power limits allow the CPU and GPU to boost higher for longer, squeezing the absolute most performance out of your machine and ensuring you have highest framerates possible.

MUX Switch
AMD SmartAccess Graphics

AMD SmartAccess Graphics technology makes the most of every frame by automating switching between integrated and discrete graphics or gives you full manual control with a dedicated MUX switch.

AMD SmartShift Max

AMD SmartShift Max is a dynamic boosting algorithm trained by machine learning that allows the CPU and GPU to automatically allocate power on the fly.

AMD Smart Access Memory™

AMD Smart Access Memory™ gives the CPU access to the entirety of the GPU’s VRAM rather than small chunks, reducing latency and improving performance.

AMD SmartShift RSR

The AMD SmartShift RSR allows the dedicated GPU to render a frame at a lower resolution, then upscale the frame with the integrated graphics for improved frame rates.

Three overlapping images showing a SmartShift RSR rendering workflow.

 

Advance Your PC Experience with AMD Ryzen™ AI
and Windows Studio Effects

ASUS TUF Gaming laptops support AMD’s all new Ryzen AI™*. These dedicated hardware AI accelerators built into the silicon, combined with a suite of software, free up CPU and GPU resources to ensure optimal performance in all-new experiences. From hand gesture detection to eye gaze correction and super resolution upscaling, your video calls will feel more lifelike and seamless than ever.
*AMD Ryzen™ AI is only available on select AMD Ryzen™ 7040 Series processors: AMD Ryzen™ 9 7940HS, AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840HS, AMD Ryzen™ 5 7640HS, AMD Ryzen™ 7 7840U, AMD Ryzen™ 5 7640U.
Automatic Framing
Automatically pans and zooms the video to focus on you as you move.
Eye Contact Correction
An effect to compensate for eyes looking away from the center of the camera.
Advanced Background Effects
New, high quality background blurs enabled by AI.
A 2D wireframe of a RAM stick, with eight memory chips visible, and the word ”4800MHz” on the top.

MORE MULTITASKING

Up to 32GB of dual-channel DDR5-4800 memory makes everything from multitasking to multimedia rendering run fast and smooth. High-performance RAM lets you switch between gaming, streaming, and web browsing seamlessly. Keep focused and keep active with no slowdowns in sight.

Up to
32GB
Dual-channel
DDR5 RAM
4800 MHz

EXPANDABLE STORAGE

Games and apps load fast on the nimble NVM Express® (NVMe®) SSD. Speedier load times for all your programs means you can spend less time waiting and more time gaming. Take your must-play titles on the go with up to 2TB of PCIe® Gen4 storage, or add a second drive via the open M.2 SSD slot and make terabytes of space for a complete collection.

Up to
2TB
PCIe® 4.0
2x SSD
Slots
A 2D wireframe of a PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD.
A TUF Gaming A16 with editing software open on screen, and a 3D TUF Mecha standing on the laptop and being worked on in software.

Game. Stream. Create.

The TUF Gaming A16 is built from the ground up for gamers — and, of course, game developers. The A16 can run all of the latest game engines, enabling you to unlock your creativity and try your hand at making something new. Whether you’re a digital artist, streamer, video editor, or dabble with animation and game development, the A16 has all the horsepower you need to take your creations to the next level.

DISPLAY

Sink into the scene

Never lose track of the action thanks to an immersive 16-inch panel with narrow bezels and a huge 90% screen-to-body ratio. Even in frenetic titles, the QHD 240Hz and FHD 165Hz refresh rates will let you keep up with the pros. With AMD FreeSync™ Premium, the display’s refresh rate synchronizes with the GPU’s output to reduce lag, minimise stuttering, and eliminate visual tearing for ultra-smooth and lifelike gameplay. The QHD panel hits 100% of the DCI-P3 colour space and the FHD display covers 100% of sRGB, reproducing colours exactly as the creator intended.

240Hz
QHD
165Hz
FHD
AMD
FreeSync™ Premium
Support
90%
Screen-to-body ratio
THERMAL

INCREASED CAPACITY

High core count CPUs and modern GPUs create more heat when at full load. The TUF Gaming A16 is equipped to handle its high-power hardware with up to six dedicated heatpipes. The 2023 TUF Gaming A16 keeps its cool in even the most demanding games.

Up to
6
Heatpipes
0 dB
Ambient Cooling

ARC FLOW FANS™

Slim chassis leave little room for cooling, so we enhanced every aspect of the Arc Flow Fans™. Each one features 84 blades that vary in thickness from base to tip to maximize airflow, and the blades are capped by a special aerodynamic wave pattern that minimizes turbulence and noise. Steady, evenly regulated airflow ensures greater reliability over time. The fans are made of a special liquid-crystal polymer that’s strong enough to spin at high RPMs even at ultrathin sizes, enabling our highest blade density and improving airflow by up to 13%.

Up to
13 %
More airflow
84 blades

BLOW AWAY THE COMPETITION

Four dedicated exhaust vents and a high density heatsink allow the TUF A16 to keep total fan noise under 48dB when the system is in Turbo mode. The A16 stays cool and quiet during even the most intense gaming sessions

Under
48 dB
In Turbo mode
4
Exhaust Vents
Cooling system outside of the laptop, with the heatpipe network highlighted in yellow. An extreme close-up of the fan tip design.
DESIGN

They will never see you coming

The TUF Gaming A16 has a new color for 2023, designed to keep you off your enemy’s radar. Inspired by the wastelands of battlefield, Sandstorm is the perfect paintjob for a military-grade laptop. The anodizing process that creates this light tan color provides a finish that’s not only decorative, but durable and corrosion resistant, just like every TUF Gaming machine should be.

These laptops must successfully survive a rigorous battery of MIL-STD-810H* tests. Dependable even in the harshest conditions, the TUF Gaming A16 is more than capable of withstanding the accidental bumps and knocks of everyday life.

Badge with the wording “Military Grade” and “MIL-STD 810H Passed”.
Off-center rear view of the TUF Gaming A16, highlighting the clean design of the lid. View of the bottom of the chassis and lid of the TUF Gaming A16, highlighting the new Sandstorm color. Off-center rear view of the TUF Gaming A16, highlighting the clean design of the lid. View of the bottom of the chassis and lid of the TUF Gaming A16, highlighting the new Sandstorm color.
TUF Gaming A16, with the lid open and a futuristic mech on screen.
BATTERY

TAKE CHARGE

A 90Wh battery paired with the power-efficient AMD Ryzen™ processor provide up to 13.6 hours of video playback, with fast charging technology returning the machine to 50% charge in just 30 minutes. The A16 also supports up to 100W charging via USB-C, giving you flexibility on when and where you charge the machine on the go.

*Battery life may vary based on system configuration.

90Wh
Battery
Rapid
TYPE-C
Charging
Up to
13.6 hours
Video Playback
50% in 30 mins
Fast charging technology
CONNECTIVITY

SAFE PORT IN A STORM

No matter your setup, the TUF Gaming A16 will keep you connected. A dedicated HDMI 2.1b port is supplemented by dual USB Type-C with DisplayPort support as well as the power and versatility of USB 4.0. For extra peripherals, the A16 also features one USB Type-A port on the left and right side, giving you flexibility no matter which hand is dominant. Fast and reliable Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) ensures that you’ll be able to get online and enjoy lag-free gaming even on crowded networks, or you can wire up directly with gigabit Ethernet on-board.

*On selected model

Two TUF Gaming laptops in profile, and emphasis on the I/O ports. Two TUF Gaming laptops in profile, and emphasis on the I/O ports.
AUDIO

Crystal clear comms

Two speakers powered by Dolby Atmos ensure a high-fidelity soundstage. Hi-Res Audio delivers music the way the artist intended over headphones. Two-way AI Noise Cancelation keeps incoming and outgoing communications clear of background noise, letting you focus on the action.

DOLBY ATMOSHi-Res AUDIO
Two-way AI Noise
Cancelation
Technology
TUF Gaming A16 rear view, with emphasis on the audio profiles.
CONTROL

PRECISION STRIKES

The keyboard’s desktop-style layout features spaces between function keys for intuitive identification and hot keys to keep vital commands within easy reach. A travel distance of 1.7mm allows for effortless keystrokes with the potential to increase your input speed, and the white backlight makes every key stand out even in low light conditions.

SOFTWARE

THE ULTIMATE COMMAND CENTER

Armoury Crate software unifies system and lighting controls under a single, easy-to-use utility. Its extensive customization options let you personalize aesthetic effects, fine-tune game profiles, and adjust audio settings to fit your preferences. With Scenario Profiles, you can define and custom preferences that automatically adjust performance and other options when you launch your favorite apps and games. With Armoury Crate, you take complete control of your experience.

A screenshot of TUF’s Armoury Crate software showing system status and toggle-able functions.

Exclusive
Unboxing Experience

The TUF Gaming A16 also has a unique AR experience bundled with the box. After scanning a QR code with your smartphone, the AR filter will activate to reveal a mini TUF mech, direct from the apocalyptic wastelands. The mech is user controllable, so go get in the pilot seat.

A QR code for the TUF AR filter.
01
AR FILTER
A demo video of the TUF AR filter.
BUNDLES

BUNDLE UP

Synchronize your look with TUF Gaming accessories all built with durability in mind. The TUF Gaming backpack features a large internal compartment with dividers, so you can safely store and transport your laptop and all your peripherals to LAN parties and tournaments. The TUF Gaming M3 GEN ll mouse is the perfect companion for your laptop. Lightweight and optimized for both claw and fingertip grip styles, it’s also incredibly durable with Teflon feet and a 60 million click lifespan. IP54 dust and water resistance plus an ASUS antibacterial guard coating will keep the mouse clean and clicking for years to come.

*All bundled peripherals are subject to change without notice. Please check with local vendors for exact offers.

XBOX GAME PASS ULTIMATE

With more publishers and studios featured all the time, Xbox Game Pass Ultimate continues to be the best value in gaming. Activision Blizzard and Bethesda are bringing their best past, present, and future titles to Game Pass at no additional cost. You can also look forward to Persona, a former PlayStation exclusive franchise, and a brand-new game from the iconic game producer Hideo Kojima on the platform soon. ROG and TUF laptops come bundled with a 90-day trial of Game Pass Ultimate, so make sure to take advantage of this incredible library as soon you set up your new gaming machine.

Play over 100 high-quality games with friends on your PC, console, phone or tablet for one low monthly price.* With games added all the time, there’s always something new to play.

*Terms and exclusions apply. Game catalog varies over time, by region, and by device. See xbox.com/gamepass and https://www.ea.com/eaplay/terms, for details. Xbox Cloud Gaming: Streaming limits apply. Requires compatible controller (sold separately), supported device and Xbox Game Pass app; see system requirements. System requirements vary by game; performance scales with higher-end systems.

**The EA logo and Battlefield are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. © FIFA is a copyright and/or trademark of FIFA. All rights reserved. Manufactured under license by Electronic Arts Inc. STAR WARS © & TM 2019 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved.

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