ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Laptop had 15.6″ screen of Full-HD resolution, AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor, NVIDIA GTX 1650 4GB GDDR6 Graphics, 16GB DDR4 3200 MHz RAM, 512GB NVMe SSD, and Windows 10. Model number FA506IH-BQ180T. (Buy from Amazon)

Built

I got the version with Bonfire Black color. The weight of the laptop is 2.30 Kg. The laptop is well built with very sturdy plastic with military-grade construction. The screen does not move much with hardly any twist or wobble.

It had 3 full size USB Type A ports, 1 USB Type C port, 1 HDMI port, 1 Gigabit ethernet port, a charging port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Keyboard & Trackpad

It is a full-size keyboard with an RGB LED backlight. Travel of the keys is decent, and it gives a good typing experience. I found some keys having LED color issues. On making all keys white, some keys had a purple or green backlight effect. I think it is a manufacturing defect.

Trackpad is very good in feel and touch. Button of the trackpad have a nice travel and I prefer it over trackpads with button below the trackpad.

Screen

The display is Full HD with a 15.6-inch size. The viewing angles are good. Colors are not that accurate but unless you have looked at more expensive laptop screens or do color-dependent work, you should not bother or notice any difference.

Webcam & Speakers

Webcam is just like any other webcam. It does the job. Speakers are loud compared to other Asus laptops or other brand non-gaming laptops but not the loudest I have heard.

Performance

As the laptop had AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor, performance is great as expected. I got Cinebench R20 scores of around 3300 on plugging in the power adapter (150 W) and about 2900 on battery.

There are 3 modes: Silent, Performance and Turbo in the Asus app. Silent mode is as the name suggests. Other 2 modes have fan noise but not much noticeable. You can change the performance modes in Asus Armory Crate software. Also, you can change the color, and style of LED lights from it.

Performance of the SSD (Western Digital SN530) is also good with about 1.5 GB/s write speeds and 2.3 GB/s read speeds on ATTO disk benchmarks.

Summary

Overall ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Laptop is a great laptop for performance-seeking buyers who do not have any color-related work.

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