• GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 90W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB 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 (FA506IV-AL038T) - Specs

GPU Performance #17
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 5.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Max-Q 6.8%
  • 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
1TB SSD
RAM
16GB DDR4
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:

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

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