Asus Tuf A15 Review

Summary: If you’re shopping for a gaming notebook & don’t have thousands khổng lồ spend for, this hãng asus TUF Gaming FA506 could well be the best bang for your buck in the months khổng lồ come. With the latest AMD hardware on board, an updated screen and various other improvements over the previous FX505 generation, the 2020 TUF notebook is highly competitive in is class. Yes, it still lacks certain bells and whistles, but it"s well priced, performs spectacularly well for its class, & doesn’t majorly compromise on any important aspect.
Our score: 4.25 / 5Price when reviewed: from $1199
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THE GOOD

nicer made và cleaner looking than beforeget"s an IPS 144 Hz display this time aroundawesome performance across the board, especially in demanding loadsfinally on par with most hãng intel models in gamesversatile power Profiles90W batterycompetitively priced


THE BAD

still a dim and rather washed out panel, but better than beforelacks certain features available with highter-tier notebooks, such as biometrics, all-metal build or Thunderbolt 3the SSD runs hot on GTX 1660/RTX 2060 configurationsstill high CPU/GPU temperatures and noisy with games


A few years ago asus launched the TUF Gaming notebook series, as a more budget-friendly alternative of their premium ROG Gaming lineup.

This article is a detailed reviews of their latest TUF Gaming A15 FA506 update, based on an AMD Ryzen 4000 platform và Nvidia RTX graphics. Launched in the first half of 2020, this mã sản phẩm follows up on the highly popular asus TUF FX505 models of 2019, & they’re more than just a hardware bump.

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Of course, AMD’s Ryzen 4000 H hardware is a major step-up from the Ryzen 3000 H in the previous generation, with an impact on both performance and efficiency, as you’ll see down below. However, the FA506 generation also improves on exterior design and ergonomics, as well as adds features và configuration options not available before on TUFs, while remaining competitively priced.

We’ve spent the last few weeks with a pre-production version of the hãng asus TUF Gaming FA506IV variant, built on an AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor & Nvidia RTX 2060 graphics, & gathered all our thoughts down below, with the solid parts and the quirks. However, based on our expectations và the guidelines provided for us by AMD & Asus, we’re confident that our findings are mostly in line with what you will get on the final models available in stores.

Update: You’ll find more about the recent updates in this series from our articles on the 2021 TUF Gaming series và the latest TUF Gaming revamp from 2022, which địa chỉ cửa hàng more powerful GPUs and a MUX to the mix.

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Specs as reviewed – hãng asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506IV

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506IV
Display15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080 px IPS 144 Hz, 16:9, non-touch, matte, Panda LM156LF-2F01 panel
ProcessorAMD Ryzen 7 4800H, 8C/16T
VideoAMD Radeon Vega 7 + Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 90W 6 GB GDDR6 (with Nvidia 442.23)
Memory32 GB DDR4 3200 MHz (2x DIMMs)
Storage2x M.2 PCI x4 slots (1 TB Micron 2200 MTFDHBA1T0TCK), 2.5″ HDD cất cánh on 48Wh battery model
ConnectivityGigabit LAN (Realtek RTL8168/8111), Wireless 5 (Realtek 8822CE) 2×2, công nghệ bluetooth không dây 5.0
Ports2x USB-A 3.2, 1x USB-A 2.0, 1x USB-C gen 2 with DP and data, HDMI 2.0b, LAN, headphone/mic, Kensington Lock
Battery90 Wh, 230 W power adapter
Size360 mm or 14.17” (w) x 256 mm or 10.079” (d) x 24.9 milimet or .98” (h)
Weight2.22 kg (4.9 lbs), .80 kilogam (1.76 lbs) power nguồn brick & cables, EU version
Extrassingle-zone RGB backlit keyboard, webcam, stereo speakers

This is a highly-specced configuration of the asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506, but hãng asus offers the series in a few different versions. Base models start with an AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor, 8 GB of RAM, Nvidia GTX 1650 graphics và a 48 Wh battery (TUF Gaming FA506II), while mid-range units get more RAM and GTX 1660 TI graphics (TUF Gaming FA506IU).

Furthermore, the TUF Gaming lineup also includes 17-inch models with similar specs and features, as the TUF Gaming FA706 series.

We’ll be covering all these in separate articles in the weeks to lớn come.

Design and construction

This 2020 update of the 15-inch TUF Gaming line is millimetrically smaller và thicker than the FX505s from 2018/19, as well as about the same weight. The only aspect hinting this reduced footprint is the narrower đứng đầu screen bezel, which now gets a reversed notch, lượt thích the asus ZenBook S.


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