• CPU: Intel Core i7-11800H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 75W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + FreeSync
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 16GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.26 kg (5 lbs)

Pros

  • Capable cooling
  • Two M.2 PCIe slots and two RAM SODIMM slots
  • The display doesn't flicker at any brightness level (AUO B156HAN08.2)
  • Budget-conscious
  • Wi-Fi 6 and an RGB backlight
  • A good keyboard and touchpad combo

Cons

  • 144Hz panel has slow pixel response times (AUO B156HAN08.2)
  • Tiny Arrow keys
  • Covers only 57% of the sRGB gamut
  • No SD card reader

ASUS TUF Gaming F15 FX506 - Specs

CPU Performance #6
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HX 2.9%
  • AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS 4.3%
  • Intel Core i7-11800H
  • Intel Core i9-11900H 2.6%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS 3.2%
  • AMD Ryzen 7 5800U 8.5%
GPU Performance #46
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 (8GB GDDR5) 7.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 7.7%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 75W)
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 0.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 2%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS + FreeSync
panel 1
Innolux N156HRA-EA1 (CMN1521)
Color accuracy 3.9 -> 3.1
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
2x M.2 NVMe slots See photo
RAM
16GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
48Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
395 x 256 x 22.8 ~ 24.5 mm (15.55" x 10.08" x 0.90")
Weight
2.26 kg (5 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 3x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-C Thunderbolt 4, DisplayPort
  • HDMI 2.0b
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ax
  • Bluetooth 5.2
  • Audio jack 3.5mm Combo Jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Array Microphone with AI Noise Cancelling
  • Speakers 2x 2W, DTS: X Ultra
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slotKensington Lock

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS + FreeSync

Name Innolux N156HRA-EA1 (CMN1521)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 306 cd/m2
sRGB 57%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1480:1
dE Color Checker 3.9 3.1
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-11800H

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti (Laptop, 75W)

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Apex Legends
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FIFA 21
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GTA V
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Minecraft
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ARK: Survival Evolved
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Red Dead Redemption 2
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Cyberpunk 2077
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Assassin's Creed Valhalla
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PES 2021
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CS:GO
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World of Tanks
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Battlefield 5
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The Witcher 3
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Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
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DOTA 2
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DOOM Eternal
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League of Legends
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PUBG
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey
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Borderlands 3
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Metro Exodus
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Team Fortress 2
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Rocket League
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Overwatch
 
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Warframe
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TC: Six Siege
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Need For Speed Heat
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PES 2020
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Halo: Reach
 
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Gears 5
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider
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For Honor
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Darksiders Genesis
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185
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Far Cry New Dawn
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Hearthstone
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DOOM
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184
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