• CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 128GB SSD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • Weight: 2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)

Pros

  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust screen brightness (LG LP156WFC-SPD1)
  • Relatively low price
  • NVMe support
  • The right side of the device is completely free of ports
  • Super thin bezels
  • Optional RGB backlight

Cons

  • Subpar built quality
  • Shallow color coverage (LG LP156WFC-SPD1)
  • Average battery life

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 - Specs

CPU Performance #25
  • Intel Core i5-8265U 0.1%
  • Intel Core i7-8705G 0.5%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
  • Intel Core i7-7820HQ 1%
  • Intel Core i7-7700HQ 1.2%
GPU Performance #48
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (2GB GDDR5) 0.2%
  • AMD Radeon RX 560X (4GB GDDR5) 0.4%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (4GB GDDR5)
  • AMD Radeon R7 M460 (2GB DDR3) 0.1%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 965M (2GB GDDR5) 0.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
LG LP156WFC-SPD1 (LGD0563)
Color accuracy 4.9 -> 3.8
HDD/SSD
128GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe M.2 slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
48Wh, 4-cell
Dimensions
360 x 262 x 25.8 mm (14.17" x 10.31" x 1.02")
Weight
2.20 kg (4.9 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 2.0
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD 720p
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name LG LP156WFC-SPD1 (LGD0563)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 223 cd/m2
sRGB 54%%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1200:1
dE Color Checker 4.9 3.8
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 in-depth review

Not a while ago we introduced you to the new TUF Gaming laptops line up of ASUS with the TUF FX504. If you remember we weren't the biggest fans of the device since it seemed unfinished to us. It had problems with the touchpad as well as some firmware issues. We believe this was resolved with future BIOS updates and some firmware ones. However, today we are looking at the update of this device - the slimmer "bezel-less" ASUS TUF FX505. Like the old one, the newcomer gets the Coffee Lake 4[...]

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H

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 1050 (4GB GDDR5)

Some games you can play on this laptop

Rise of the Tomb Raider
quality
average
80 fps
52 fps
24 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
quality
average
105 fps
62 fps
34 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
average
90 fps
75 fps
70 fps
58 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
122 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Wildlands
quality
average
39 fps
36 fps
31 fps
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Far Cry 5
quality
average
41 fps
37 fps
34 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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