• CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
  • GPU: AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080)
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 4GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.68 kg (3.7 lbs)

Pros

  • USB Type-C
  • Lightweight - 1.60 kg (3.53 lbs)
  • No PWM (AUO21ED)
  • Narrow screen bezels
  • Good cooling system
  • Affordable price

Cons

  • Limited color range (AUO21ED)
  • Subpar battery life
  • Not a traditional keyboard layout
  • A lot of flex on some parts of the chassis
  • No keyboard backlight
  • Hard to maintain and upgrade

ASUS VivoBook 15 F505 (X505) - Specs

CPU Performance #62
  • Intel Core i7-6700HQ
  • Intel Xeon E3-1535M v6
  • AMD Ryzen 7 2700U
  • AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 3700U
  • Intel Core i7-4710HQ 1.2%
GPU Performance #108
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX230 (2GB GDDR5) 1.1%
  • AMD Radeon RX 540 (4GB GDDR5) 1.1%
  • AMD Radeon RX Vega 10
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 765M (2GB GDDR5) 0.9%
  • AMD Radeon Pro WX 3100 (2GB GDDR5) 0.7%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080)
panel 1
AUO B156HAN02.1 (AUO21ED) (ASUS VivoBook F505)
Color accuracy
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
RAM
4GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
42Wh, 3-cell
Dimensions
361 x 244 x 20.4 mm (14.21" x 9.61" x 0.80")
Weight
1.68 kg (3.7 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • 1x USB Type-A 2.0
  • HDMI 1.4
  • Card reader SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack 1x Combo jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 18W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name AUO B156HAN02.1 (AUO21ED) (ASUS VivoBook F505)
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness cd/m2
sRGB 55%
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast
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ASUS VivoBook 15 F505 (X505) in-depth review

 The ASUS VivoBook F505 is something fresh in the brand's lineup. It's a budget device but it leaves you with a good impression after the first glance. With a starting price of only $499, you can't consider expecting a lot from it but when you spend some time with it you might start to like it. For the price, you get a metal lid complementing the plastic construction, decent display options and narrow bezels, and hardware which can get fairly powerful. The VivoBook F505 is AMD-based featuri[...]

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CPU Performance: AMD Ryzen 7 2700U

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: AMD Radeon RX Vega 10

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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Some games you can play on this laptop

GTA V
quality
average
43 fps
X
X
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
quality
average
71 fps
52 fps
40 fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)

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