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Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SB51-CB)

Asus TUF Gaming F15 15-inch Laptop (FX506LH-SB51-CB)

This model ranked #5 among Laptops priced over $875 in terms of bang-for-the-buck.

This laptop incorporates significantly more graphical horsepower than your run-of-the-mill PC without specializing all the way. As a result, you gain the ability to run quite a few games and gain an advantage with most graphical creation software.

Other Considerations

Here are a few things about this Laptop which could come as a surprise. For each point, you will find how to fix it (if it's an issue) and how much to budget for it. Not every point below will be a concern, but hopefully, we can keep your surprises to a minimum.

No Optical Drive. If you still use CDs, DVDs, or Blu-Ray disks on a regular basis, you will need an external drive to read them with this Laptop.$30+

Assuming you are starting over fresh, you can expect to spend $20 on accessories, for a total cost of $1020.

Who it's For

  • Serious Video Editor
  • Serious Gamer
  • Serious Multitasker
  • Graphic Designer
  • Serious Music Producer
  • Productivity-Focused User

Compared to other Laptops

Bang for the Buck75th percentile
Versatility94th percentile
Power (General Purpose)69th percentile
Power (Graphical)92th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space98th percentile
Portability18th percentile
Battery Autonomy18th percentile
Longevity37th percentile

Compared Overall

Bang for the Buck64th percentile
Versatility97th percentile
Power (General Purpose)52th percentile
Power (Graphical)78th percentile
Power (Large Files & Multitasking)100th percentile
Storage Space73th percentile
Portability50th percentile
Battery Autonomy18th percentile
Longevity26th percentile

Specs

Screen

15.6", 1920×1080 (FHD, 1080p, 2.1MP), IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.), Multiple Monitor Support

Operating System

Windows

CPU

Intel Core i5-10300H, 4 cores clocked from 2.5 to 4.5 GHz

GPU

Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650, 4 GB

Memory

16 GB

Storage

512 GB total, Solid State (very fast)

Battery

48Wh

Dimensions and Weight

Dimensions (cm): w35.9 × d25.6 × h2.49

Dimensions (in): w14.13 × d65.02 × h6.32

Weight (kg): 2.3

Weight (lbs.): 5.07

Features

  • Backlit
  • External Power Brick
  • Fixed storage: Solid State (very fast)
  • Webcam / Front-Facing Camera / Selfie Cam
  • HDMI
  • IPS Display (incl. PLS, AHVA, etc.)
  • Multiple Monitor Support
  • USB 2
  • USB Type-C
  • USB Type-A
  • Built-in Number Pad
  • Built-In Keyboard
  • 3.5mm Headphone+Microphone combo jack
  • Built-in Microphone
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Bluetooth 5
  • Wi-Fi a
  • Wi-Fi b
  • Wi-Fi g
  • Wi-Fi n
  • Wi-Fi ac
  • Wi-Fi 6 ax

Maintenance and Upgrades

I do not have much insight to offer regarding this product.

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Software Compatibility

Here's how you can expect this laptop to fare with popular software based on developpers specified system requirements. For reference, a 1-star rating means minimal requirements are met and a 3-stars rating means recommended specs are met. Ratings beyond the 3-stars point could be advisable for uncommon scenarios like modding, working with very large and complex documents, etc.

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