• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 8000GB SSD
  • RAM: 64GB DDR4
  • 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 FA506 - Specs

CPU Performance #9
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
  • AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS 13.6%
GPU Performance #56
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (6GB GDDR5) 4.9%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop, 50W, 128-bit) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop, 50W) 1%
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
8TB SSD
RAM
64GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Pro
Battery
48Wh, 3-cell
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
  • Gifts Dockztorm USB Hub

 

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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)
Results are from the Fritz chess benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
Results are from our Photoshop benchmark test (the lower the score, the better)

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 Ti (Laptop)

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Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
158
fps
117
fps
77
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
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MED
Bench
106
fps
47
fps
38
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24
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FIFA 21
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GTA V
196
fps
98
fps
53
fps
33
fps
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Red Dead Redemption 2
MIN
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Bench
60
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37
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48
fps
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1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Cyberpunk 2077
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MED
Bench
41
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33
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27
fps
23
fps
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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
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68
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49
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1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Valhalla
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MED
Bench
59
fps
48
fps
34
fps
12
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Minecraft
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PES 2021
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160
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1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM Eternal
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113
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105
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77
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CS:GO
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Bench
341
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Battlefield 5
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104
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84
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72
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65
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World of Tanks
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662
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184
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93
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League of Legends
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Bench
430
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343
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338
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Assassin's Creed Odyssey
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MED
Bench
64
fps
57
fps
49
fps
24
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
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MED
Bench
123
fps
72
fps
44
fps
32
fps
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Metro Exodus
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Bench
76
fps
35
fps
16
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
131
fps
103
fps
98
fps
88
fps
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The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
114
fps
85
fps
73
fps
47
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
200
fps
139
fps
90
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Need For Speed Heat
LOW
 
Bench
79
fps
66
fps
57
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
131
fps
95
fps
87
fps
71
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
83
fps
61
fps
51
fps
23
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
118
fps
99
fps
85
fps
71
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
86
fps
64
fps
43
fps
32
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
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MED
 
Bench
618
fps
601
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
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Warframe
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Team Fortress 2
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MAX
 
 
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Far Cry New Dawn
LOW
 
Bench
76
fps
66
fps
59
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
143
fps
122
fps
117
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
214
fps
176
fps
174
fps
170
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
64
fps
59
fps
52
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
106
fps
72
fps
60
fps
46
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
128
fps
92
fps
42
fps
26
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
210
fps
191
fps
164
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
92
fps
87
fps
67
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
135
fps
102
fps
87
fps
79
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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