• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Great price/performance ratio
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, clicky feedback, and an RGB backlight
  • Packs one of the most powerful mobile chips out there
  • 3200 MHz memory in dual-channel, NVMe support, and 2.5" SATA storage drive
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (LM156LF-2F01)
  • Has a good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles (LM156LF-2F01)
  • Can be purchased with a 144Hz screen with "Adaptive sync"

Cons

  • Lacks an SD card reader and Thunderbolt support
  • It gets pretty loud under load
  • Covers only 55% of sRGB and has slow response times (despite the fast refresh rate) (LM156LF-2F01)

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 (FA506IV-HN198T) - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS 13.6%
GPU Performance #32
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 5.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W) 3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 4.2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
Panda LM156LF-2F01 (NCP004D)
Color accuracy 4.6 -> 3.4
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
RAM
16GB DDR4, 3200 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Dimensions
359.8 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.9 mm (14.17" x 10.08" x 0.90")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps), DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.0b
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack 3.5 mm combo
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Speakers DTS: X Ultra
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington lock

 

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name Panda LM156LF-2F01 (NCP004D)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 281 cd/m2
sRGB 55%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1300:1
dE Color Checker 4.6 3.4
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W)

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Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
212
fps
178
fps
128
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 21
LOW
 
 
Bench
166
fps
155
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
138
fps
76
fps
61
fps
42
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
158
fps
121
fps
72
fps
49
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
LOW
MED
Bench
83
fps
68
fps
54
fps
45
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
LOW
MED
Bench
76
fps
64
fps
51
fps
44
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
MED
Bench
84
fps
59
fps
35
fps
15
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
114
fps
101
fps
79
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Fortnite
LOW
MED
 
Bench
100
fps
77
fps
69
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
LOW
MED
 
Bench
121
fps
115
fps
109
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2021
LOW
 
 
Bench
176
fps
159
fps
 
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
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MAX
 
 
Bench
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Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
145
fps
115
fps
105
fps
97
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
146
fps
127
fps
123
fps
108
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
361
fps
206
fps
141
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
169
fps
135
fps
118
fps
80
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
96
fps
86
fps
65
fps
51
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Metro Exodus
LOW
 
Bench
94
fps
55
fps
26
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
220
fps
200
fps
193
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
173
fps
145
fps
134
fps
115
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
145
fps
102
fps
71
fps
54
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
LOW
MED
Bench
88
fps
80
fps
69
fps
50
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
80
fps
70
fps
64
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
196
fps
176
fps
140
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
92
fps
78
fps
76
fps
55
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
138
fps
132
fps
105
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
187
fps
174
fps
170
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
132
fps
199
fps
190
fps
170
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
168
fps
142
fps
126
fps
106
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
84
fps
71
fps
66
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
190
fps
170
fps
141
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
134
fps
112
fps
71
fps
48
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
90
fps
83
fps
73
fps
48
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
228
fps
221
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
113
fps
91
fps
83
fps
68
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
137
fps
120
fps
115
fps
95
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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