ASUS TUF (2019) 15.6″ Gaming Laptop TUF505DU-EB74, with 120Hz, AMD Ryzen 7 3750H, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD Review

ASUS TUF (2019) 15.6” Gaming Laptop, TUF505DU-EB74

ASUS TUF (2019) Gaming Laptop, TUF505DU-EB74



ASUS TUF 505DU-EB74 is a recent, 2019 release 15.6-inch full-fledged gaming laptop with very decent specs and features for playing the latest advanced games available on the market. It has an average rating of 4.1 out of 5 stars by 25 customers at the moment and is currently one of the most popular gaming machines at Amazon.com.

Aus TUF Gaming Laptop comes with the capable upper mid-range AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor at speeds between 2.3 and 4GHz, 16GB DDR4 memory for great multitasking power, 256GB PCIe SSD + 1TB Serial ATA-600 HDD at 5400rpm for both plenty of storage and speed when opening files or starting and turning off the machine and the Windows 10 Home operating system. The CPU benchmark score for the quad core AMD Ryzen 7 3750H is 9581 and is listed as a high-end processor.

The dedicated graphics card included in the system is a Turing architecture GeForce GTX 1660 Ti with a score of 11625 as a high-end video card. It performs similar to the older GTX 1070 card but at 80W. You should have no problems playing the hard games of 2019 at high resolutions and settings on the Full HD IPS NanoEdge display with 120Hz refresh rate with very thin bezel. You can also purchase it as the FX505DT-EB73 model with GTX 1650 GPU, 512GB NVMe Solid State Drive and 8GB DDR4 RAM, or the FX505DY-ES51 model with 60Hz refresh rate, RX 560X graphics card and 8GB memory.

It has a very sturdy and durable chassis construction of MIL-STD-810 military standard, includes two fans with anti-dust technology for graphics-intensive gaming and an extra durable RGB backlit keyboard with very durable keystroke and gaming keys. The HyperCool technology combines the ADC self cleaning and the Fan Overboost that you can customize. There will be no dust accumulation in the thermal fins and the lifespan and durability will be improved. It is a stable and reliable machine that handles modern games with ease. You’ll enjoy vibrant images at wide viewing angles up to 178 degrees horizontally and vertically on its good quality IPS display.

ASUS TUF (2019) Gaming Laptop, 120Hz FHD, 16GB DDR4, TUF505DU-EB74

Metallic Asus TUF505DU weighs 5.29 pounds and measures 14.17 x 10.31 x 1.02 inches. The connectivity options include the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth, 1 x RJ45 LAN jack for LAN insert, an HDMI 2.0, a USB 2.0 port, 2 x USB 3.0 ports (Gen 1), I/O ports for gaming peripherals, a combo audio jack, and the Kensington lock. The latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi 5 offers data speeds up to 1.7Gbps. You can enjoy immersive high-fidelity virtual surround through the stereo speakers and DTS Headphone: X. It has a 3-cell 48 Wh Polymer Battery. If you purchase the versions with 8GB RAM, you can unscrew the back screws and see the RAM in the middle, and you can also install any 2.5 size SSD.

You can use this laptop for work including multimedia editing, and entertainment as well, other than gaming. Everything will work pretty much straight out of the box and the overall performance is quite good. The graphics card is very capable and will run everything at 1080p smoothly and at high frame rates per second without any throttling. It has the quiet fan setting and the noise levels are pretty low during the normal non-gaming use. It will get louder during gaming although less loud than some other gaming laptops, but not hot. The display is not the best out there, considering the UHD displays on some machines, but it is quite decent at 1920 x 1080 resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. As you’d expect from a gaming machine the battery life is not the best and doesn’t last more than 2-3 hours. There isn’t much junk ware other than the McAfee Virus Protection pre-installed on this machine and everything runs smoothly.

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ASUS TUF (2019) 15.6" Gaming Laptop TUF505DU-EB74, with 120Hz, AMD Ryzen 7 3750H, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD Review, 4.5 out of 5 based on 2 ratings

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