ASUS TUF A15 15.6” Gaming Laptop, with AMD Ryzen 7 4800H, GTX 1660 Ti, TUF506IU-ES74 Review

ASUS TUF A15 15.6” Gaming Laptop, TUF506IU-ES74 

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming Laptop

ASUS TUF A15 (TUF506IU-ES74) is a 15.6″ gaming laptop with a military grade construction, 144Hz FHD IPS non-touch display, NVIDIA GTX 1660 Ti GPU, the advanced AMD Ryzen 7 4800H CPU, 16GB DDR4 SDRAM for great multitasking power, large & fast 512GB SSD storage, bigger 90WHr battery, modern connectivity options and Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system.

Please check out the Amazon product page for other options of this great gaming laptop at different prices, like the TUF706IU-AS76 model with the 17.3-inch screen, 120Hz refresh rate and 1TB SSD or the TUF506IV-AS76 model with the 144Hz refresh rate, 15.6-inch, 1TB SSD and RTX 2060 graphics card. The quarter one of 2020 release AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor has 8 cores and 16 threads and runs at a base speed of 2.9Ghz, that moves up to 4.2GHz as needed by your less or more demanding tasks at hand.

High bandwidth 16GB DDR4 SDRAM at 3200MHz offers the ability to run a few apps, software and browser tabs at once without any delays or freezing. 512GB PCIe NVMe M.2 SSD is a generous amount of local storage space and helps with the snappy performance overall. Windows 10 Home 64-bit operating system is pre-installed on this machine with its Windows 7-like Start screen and the new features like the Microsoft Edge browser that lets the user mark-up web pages and Cortana Personal Assistant.

The ASUS TUF Gaming Laptop weighs 5.07 pounds and measures 14.5L x 10.1W x 0.98H inches. It has the solid military standard construction to MIL-STD-810H. The typical Thermal Design Power- TDP for the Ryzen 7 4800H processor is 45 watts and the 90WHr lithium polymer battery is good for almost twice the normal size battery life of the older versions. There is no optical drive but comes with the Gigabit 802.11ac Wave 2 wireless, Bluetooth, Ethernet connector, 2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 1 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type C Display Port 1.4, an HDMI 2.0b output and an Audio Jack combo for connectivity.

15.6-inch Full HD screen has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution, 144Hz refresh rate  and IPS panel with up to 178-degree viewing angles vertically and horizontally. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti dedicated graphics card is quite powerful for its budget price, with a current videocard benchmark score of ASUS TUF Gaming A15 15.6 Gaming Laptop12710. It has the 6GB GDDR6 dedicated memory, along with ROG Boost. The sound quality is very good and you’ll experience immersive high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound through the two upgraded speakers with the much deeper bass and louder and clearer sound.

This powerful gaming laptop has the dual fans with the anti-dust and self-cleaning features to help the system last longer. It has the RGB backlit keyboard with the 20 million keystroke durability. The current Passmark benchmark score is 18193 for the AMD Ryzen 7 4800H processor, which is quite impressive. It offers reliable performance for all your daily and demanding tasks, whether you’re streaming videos, editing photos and videos or playing demanding games thanks to the combination of the powerful Ryzen 4000 series processor and the GTX 1660 Ti graphics card. It is easy to upgrade the new TUF506 with the chassis that lets you access the SSD storage and memory easily.

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