Score! Asus TUF Gaming A17 with RTX 4070 GPU drops $400 in huge back to school sale

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Update: August 16 at 9:45 a.m. ET. Newegg extended this deal through Aug. 16, it now includes a free Overwatch 2 Invasion Bundle (valued at $40)

Newegg's back to school sale offers solid discounts on college laptops this weekend. If you're on the hunt for the best laptop for STEM majors or a high-performance gaming rig, the Asus TUF Gaming A17 is a great option. 

Right now, you can get the Asus TUF Gaming A17 with RTX 4070 GPU for $1,399 at Newegg. It typically retails for $1,799, so that's a generous $400 discount — the biggest yet for this configuration. 

This is one of the best back to school laptop deals we've seen so far. 

Asus TUF Gaming A17 RTX 4070: $1,799 $1,399 @ Newegg

Asus TUF Gaming A17 RTX 4070: <a href="https://click.linksynergy.com/deeplink?id=kXQk6%2AivFEQ&mid=44583&u1=hawk-custom-tracking&murl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.newegg.com%2Fmecha-gray-asus-tuf-gaming-f17-fa707xi-ns94%2Fp%2FN82E16834236430%3F" data-link-merchant="newegg.com"" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">$1,799 $1,399 @ Newegg
Save $400 on the TUF Gaming A17 with Nvidia GeForce RTX 40 Series GPU. It packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it's outfitted with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4070 GPU with 8GB of graphics memory. 

Asus manufactures many of the industry's best gaming laptops — and the 2023 TUF Gaming A17 is one of them. The laptop in this deal packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, AMD Ryzen 9 7940HS 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it's outfitted with Nvidia's GeForce RTX 4070 GPU with 8GB of graphics memory. 

Although we didn't test this latest release, we reviewed the 2020 Asus TUF Gaming A17. It earned a 4 out of 5-star rating from us for strong performance and graphics as well as solid battery life. We expect the latest model to be just as impressive, given its CPU and GPU upgrades. Newegg customer reviews rate the 2023 TUF Gaming A17 5 out of 5-stars. Happy customers say it's quiet, premium built and runs games even with an IDE loaded. One satisfied owner says it has great battery life and a keyboard that's easy to type on.

At $400 off, the Asus TUF Gaming A17 is at its best price yet and a solid buy if you want the best laptop for graphics intensive applications.

Shop Newegg's entire sale and see our best back to school hub for more savings. 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.