ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT-BI5N7 15.6″ FHD Laptop, GTX 1650, i5-9300H, 8GB RAM, 512GB SSD Review

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT-BI5N7 15.6″ FHD Laptop

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT 15.6 FHD

Black ASUS TUF FX505GT-BI5N7 is a 15.6-inch modern gaming laptop as part of the FX series with a Full HD display, a 9th generation Intel i5 processor, GTX 1650 dedicated graphics card, a large 512GB Solid State Drive, 8GB memory, Windows 10 Home 64-bit, RGB backlit keyboard and a number of modern ports that will come in handy.

Quarter 2 of 2019 release Intel i5-9300H is a quad core mobile processor with eight-way processing, that runs at speeds between 2.4GHz and 4.1GHz with the Intel Turbo Boost technology. You have the dynamic additional performance as needed and will switch back to the base speed to improve the energy efficiency. It has a Passmark benchmark score of 9881 as a high-end CPU that offers plenty of performance for resource intensive, very demanding applications and tasks for work and entertainment.

8GB DDR4 SDRAM is not bad for a decent multitasking power and you won’t have any problems when you are running several browsers, apps and other stuff smoothly at the same time, thanks to also the advanced i5-9300H processor. It can be expanded up to 32GB on its two SO-DIMM sockets. It comes with a 512GB SSD that offers a generous amount of local storage space and fast performance when opening files, starting and shutting down of the machine- quick load and boot times. You’ll actually feel the snappy performance overall by having an SSD over a regular SATA drive in almost everything you do on the computer.

The energy efficient LED-backlit 15.6-inch Full HD NanoEdge display with IPS panel has the 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution with overall clarity, vivid colors and decent contrast as well as the large viewing angles. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card has its own 4GB GDDR5 dedicated video memory and has a video card benchmark score of 7939. It is good for high action gaming. Intel UHD Graphics 630 is the built-in GPU that offers adequate performance for daily media and low demanding games like Farming Simulator 2017 and the current modern games at lower settings. The video card benchmark score is 1363, putting it in the mid-range category.

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT 15.6 FHD Laptop

Black ASUS TUF FX505GT is built very sturdy with the military-grade MIL-STD-810G standards- is tough and durable, weighs 4.85 pounds and measures 14.2L x 10.3W x 1.1H inches. It has a desktop inspired RBG backlit keyboard for seeing better in the dark or dim light and has the hyper strike technology for better ergonomics and accurate typing with a 1.8mm key travel. Connectivity options include the 802.11ac wireless, Bluetooth 5.0, an RJ45 LAN jack for LAN insert, a USB 2.0 port, 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports, a combo audio jack and an HDMI 2.0 output.

All ports are located on the left hand side not to bother you when you hold the mouse on the right. The Thermal Design Power- TDP is 45 watts on this processor and needs good cooling, which is available on this Asus gaming machine. It comes with the HyperFan and Anti-Dust Cooling as part of the Asus Intelligent Cooling technology. The NanoEdge display has the very thin 6.5mm bezel to offer you a more immersive experience. It offers the theater-quality high-fidelity immersive 7.1-channel virtual surround sound. And the webcam on top of the display is the HD 720p CMOS module, which is great for Skype chats, gaming with mates and more. With the new Asus TUF FX505GT, you’ll enjoy a powerful gaming experience at a relatively low price. We are more than happy to recommend it to those gamers on a budget.

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