If you are thinking to get an affordable gaming laptop, then the ASUS FX553 might be a good choice for you. Yup, this is a gaming laptop by ASUS without the ROG naming.
Retailing at just RM3,499, the FX553 sports a 15.6-inch Full HD Anti-Glare display. Powering the laptop is the Intel Core i5-7300HQ processor with 4GB DDR4 RAM. If you wish to have more RAM, it actually comes with one extra RAM slot, up to 16GB max.
Additionally, the laptop also packs a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 GPU with 2GB VRAM, which should be good enough to play games. In terms of storage, it comes with a standard SATA 1TB 5,400RPM 2.5′ HDD.
Juicing up the laptop is a 48WHrs 4-cell battery. Those who purchase the laptop will get a free gaming backpack and 2-year warranty. At the price of RM3,499, it’s actually a sweet deal for those casual gamers.