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Asus TUF FX505 Series

Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189TProcessor: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H, AMD Ryzen 7 3750H, Intel Core i5 8300H, Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop), NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch
Weight: 2.2kg, 2.23kg, 2.3kg
Price: 700, 900, 1300, 1400, 1500 euro
Average Score: 76.5% - good
Average of 24 scores (from 55 reviews)
price: 70%, performance: 83%, features: 68%, display: 81%
mobility: 77%, workmanship: 84%, ergonomy: 75%, emissions: 87%

 

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ153T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ153TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ153T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1300 euro
Links: Asus homepage
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Average Score: 82.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

80% Asus TUF FX505G review: A gaming laptop packed with power
Source: The Indian Express English
For Rs 1,29,990, the laptop offers solid overall performance. I loved the way it can achieve good frame rates on graphic-heavy games. My biggest issue with any gaming laptop is the poor battery life, and this applies to the FX505G as well.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/22/2018
Rating: Total score: 80%
85% Asus TUF Gaming FX505 review (FX505GE – i7-8750H, GTX 1050 Ti, 144 Hz screen)
Source: Ultrabook Review English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505 is without a shadow of a doubt one of the best mid-range gaming laptops you'll find in stores in the second part of 2018 and onwards. It's a complete revamp of the TUF FX504 line and improves on important aspects like size, design, keyboard, screen and performance, but is still Asus's entry-level gaming notebook and corners were still cut in order to meet the lower price tag. Read on for the whole story.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 85%

Foreign Reviews

Review ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 (FX505GE – i7-8550U, GTX 1050 Ti)
Source: Giz.ro →EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; nice display; good ergonomy; high performance; decent cooling system. Negative: Noisy under loads; mediocre speakers; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/26/2018

 

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ115T

Gaming laptops are now all over the place. We even have 13.3-inch gaming laptops as well. Whether they are necessary or not, it is just about being versatile and giving as many options as possible to customers. Having said that, in the early years of gaming laptops, we did not see anything cheap. Hardware was expensive, there were not enough manufacturers and most of the people didn't believe that gaming can happen on notebooks. But nowadays and actually a few years ago this changed. We saw almost all manufacturers coming up with new gaming models almost maybe not everyday but every month. Now we are going through another shift in my opinion. Budget gaming. The very first versions of modern gaming laptops were almost all expensive devices. With the advances in hardware technology, people don't want to spend much on expensive devices that will go obsolete in a very short time. The TUF series is Asus’ new budget line, in short I can say that. TUF stands for “The Ultimate Force”. It is a bold statement and unfortunately I can't say that it holds up to it; mainly because of the GPU. The GTX 1050 Ti was a good card when it was first launched. Right now, I think it belongs to the multimedia section more than gaming and even for budget laptops the GTX 1060 should be the first go to option. Of course each SKU comes with a different configuration. Intel’s 8th generation processors will be fine for a few years. As I said before the GTX 1050 Ti will not. On the other hand, you don't get many modern connection options either. 1x USB 2.0 and 2xUSB 3.0. At least a display port could be provided as well. But, I get it, it is a budget laptop, so the main focus is cutting costs as much as possible. I guess saying that the TUF series competes with Asus Nitro 5 series in terms of workmanship. Both cases are made out of plastic, so don't expect much of a stability there. One thing to criticize is the battery. With just 48 Wh capacity, you can’t play much on battery power. Definitely needs to stay close to an outlet. Would I suggest this device? Not as is. If you opt in for a GTX 1060, then it is suggestible. Otherwise forget about high resolutions in modern games. But if you say you really have a tight budget and want a gaming laptop, then don’t forget to check out the competition as well. You can consider the Acer Nitro 5, the HP 15 and even older gaming rigs with better GPUs. All high end processors are fine, just the GPU makes the biggest difference here. Hands-on article by Ümit Yılmaz Güneş

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ115TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ115T
Processor: Intel Core i5 8300H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
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Foreign Reviews

Обзор недорогого игрового ноутбука Asus TUF Gaming FX505GE
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Good price; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/08/2018

 

Asus TUF FX505GM-ES088T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GM-ES088TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GM-ES088T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1500 euro
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Average Score: 76.5% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80% Asus TUF FX505 review: Latest Intel processor and sturdy build make this a dependable gaming laptop
Source: India Today English
As with all gaming gear, the Asus TUF FX505 is quite expensive. But, in its category, this is easily one of the best gaming laptops you can buy right now. The Intel Core i7-8750H is a super fast performer while the Nvidia GTX 1060 GPU is fairly powerful to manage the latest gaming titles without breaking a sweat. I also adore the extensive heat management system and the butter-smooth 144Hz display. For competing at e-sports events, this is a laptop that can hold it for longer sessions while you are busy making a name for yourself. Surely, as a gamer, I would have preferred some crazy eye-catching design as well as a slimmer overall profile inspired from the ROG series.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/12/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
Asus TUF Gaming Laptop FX505: High-end performer with robust build quality
Source: Business Standard English
Overall, The TUF FX505 with a new design, compact form factor, RGB keyboard, 144Hz screen and better wireless connectivity makes for good value for money at a starting price point of Rs 79,990 (The TUF FX505 is available in different variations ranging from Core i5 to i7 H processors, up to 32 GB of memory, GTX 1050Ti or GTX 1060 graphics and a 17.3-inch variant is also available in the FX705 series). Apart from the minor flaws, the commendable gaming performance and brilliant screen make it a good purchase without putting a huge dent in your pocket.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/05/2018
73% Asus TUF Gaming FX505 Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505 finally lives up to its "TUF" moniker by gaining a MIL.STD-810G rating, meaning it can easily withstand the abuse of day-to-day life. The performance of the laptop was also satisfactory with all our test games running on their max graphic settings with a minimum frame-rate of 100fps. Creative professionals could also use this for their editing needs as the laptop could easily handle photo and video editing, but showed some signs of distress while colour grading fullHD footage.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 73%

Foreign Reviews

Đánh giá ASUS TUF Gaming FX505: Laptop chuyên game giá mềm
Source: Techtimes.vn VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; nice gaming performance; compact size; elegant design; comfortable keyboard; decent display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 12/21/2018

 

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ159T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ159TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ159T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 1400 euro
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ASUS TUF FX505 review – fresh but still not fully polished
Source: Laptop Media English
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 is a good all-around gaming device. To be honest, it doesn’t offer anything special against the competition which in this class is pretty severe. This device’s main advantage is its price. However, this has hit the build quality of the product since they are some squeaks when compressing the body with your hands. In this aspect, the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD feels better, even though it doesn’t have the best build quality either.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/21/2018

Foreign Reviews

Tìm hiểu về thiết kế Asus TUF Gaming FX505GE, laptop chơi game đang rất được yêu thích
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Stylish design; high mobility; decent hardware; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/25/2018

 

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ111

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ111Notebook: Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ111
Processor: Intel Core i5 8300H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
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Foreign Reviews

Ревю на ASUS TUF FX505 – свежо попълнение
Source: Laptop.bg BU→EN
Positive: Low price; nice display; thin frames; slim size.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/07/2018

 

Asus TUF FX505DY

The Asus TUF FX505DY is a high performance and durable gaming laptop. It is featuring a cutting-edge IPS-level NanoEdge display with AMD FreeSync technology and a refresh rate up to 120 Hz, and is armed with the latest AMD Ryzen processor and discrete Radeon graphics. The TUF FX505 AMD Edition has two stand-out designs that exude toughness and power. Its Gunmetal Grey aluminum or black plastic cover features the distinctive Radiating-X design with a matching sandblasted or brushed finish. The hexagonal design on the underside of the chassis provides additional structural rigidity, completing the laptop's modern and aggressive lines. The new NanoEdge design has a slimmer-than-ever 6.5 mm bezel for extremely engaging visuals in a much more compact package. The FX505 AMD Edition features an ultrafast IPS-level panel for supersmooth gameplay with minimal motion blur. Wide-view technology ensures consistent colors when users are viewing the screen from extreme angles. Furthermore, with AMD FreeSync, the display’s refresh rate synchronizes with the GPU’s frame rate to reduce lag, minimize stuttering, and eliminate visual tearing. As for hardware performance, it is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 5 3550H processor, which has four cores and eight threads capable of speeds of up to 3.7 GHz. And it’s not just for gaming, the FX505 AMD Edition allows for faster, more efficient multitasking, including daily productivity tasks, surfing the net, and watching movies and videos. Paired with the Radeon RX 560X graphics, users can rest assured that the FX505 AMD Edition is up to the task, inside and outside the gaming arena. Infused with the spirit of The Ultimate Force (TUF), FX505 AMD Edition has passed a series of rigorous military-grade MIL-STD-810G durability tests, successfully surviving varying conditions including solar radiation exposure, high altitude, and temperature extremes. It's certified to endure day-to-day use, from accidental knocks to sudden drops off a desk. The FX505 AMD Edition has a keyboard that's optimized for gaming, featuring RGB backlighting across all zones that can be controlled via the TUF Aura Core panel. Exclusive HyperStrike technology ensures more accurate typing and improved ergonomics thanks to a desktop-inspired layout with a highlighted WASD key group, broader space bar, isolated arrow keys, and recognizable gaps between the function keys. For cooling, the ASUS-exclusive HyperCool technology consists of the Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system and HyperFan to ensure exceptional cooling during gaming marathons. Cooling is also improved by the patented trapezoid-cut lid and intelligent parallel fan placement. As a conclusion, the Asus TUF FX505DY is a gaming laptop that delivers high-performance gaming at an affordable price. It is not that common to see a gaming laptop with AMD only hardware. This puts this laptop at a special position in the market. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DYNotebook: Asus TUF FX505DY
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Price: 700 euro
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Average Score: 75.6% - good

Average of 10 scores (from 18 reviews)

 

79.5% Asus TUF FX505DY (Ryzen 5 3550H, Radeon RX 560X) Laptop Review | Notebookcheck
Sick of seeing Intel Core i5-8300H and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 gaming laptops? Then try this $700 AMD-only alternative instead. The Ryzen Zen+ platform shines in its first outing even though it's a bit late to the party.
80% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: PC Advisor English
Gaming laptops don't have to break the bank and Asus has proven this nicely with the TUF Gaming FX505. It might not have all the bells and whistles like fancy lighting, but decent all-round build and specs mean you get solid Full HD performance in a full-size laptop that can travel with you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: PC Advisor English
Gaming laptops don't have to break the bank and Asus has proven this nicely with the TUF Gaming FX505. It might not have all the bells and whistles like fancy lighting, but decent all-round build and specs mean you get solid Full HD performance in a full-size laptop that can travel with you.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/15/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
68% Asus TUFGaming FX505DY Review
Source: Think Digit English
The AMD Ryzen-powered Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY sits below the Intel-powered FX505 in terms of price but offers the same sort of sturdy build, attractive design, and upgradeability. Where it falls short is in outright gaming capability, speaker performance, and storage speed.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 68%
68% Asus TUFGaming FX505DY Review
Source: Think Digit English
The AMD Ryzen-powered Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY sits below the Intel-powered FX505 in terms of price but offers the same sort of sturdy build, attractive design, and upgradeability. Where it falls short is in outright gaming capability, speaker performance, and storage speed.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 68%
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY Review: Worthy Budget Gaming Laptop?
Source: Unbox English
AMD has spent time and effort in improving its Ryzen processors, and it has paid off: gone are the days when Intel remains to be the king when it comes to processors. The likes of the Ryzen 5 offer an affordable and non-mainstream alternative to what Intel has in store.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2019
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY Review: Worthy Budget Gaming Laptop?
Source: Unbox English
AMD has spent time and effort in improving its Ryzen processors, and it has paid off: gone are the days when Intel remains to be the king when it comes to processors. The likes of the Ryzen 5 offer an affordable and non-mainstream alternative to what Intel has in store.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/09/2019
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY Review
Source: Yugatech English
As much as I wanted to give my full insight into the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY, but due to certain constraints like its Hard Drive issues, I cannot do so. Nevertheless, the gaming laptop’s design is premium while I also like its slim side bezels. It also has a high refresh rate panel that I love since I am into first-person shooter games and it is uncommon to get one at this price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2019
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY Review
Source: Yugatech English
As much as I wanted to give my full insight into the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY, but due to certain constraints like its Hard Drive issues, I cannot do so. Nevertheless, the gaming laptop’s design is premium while I also like its slim side bezels. It also has a high refresh rate panel that I love since I am into first-person shooter games and it is uncommon to get one at this price range.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/31/2019
70% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: Techradar English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY is an affordable gaming laptop built on AMD tech. However, it struggles with modern, graphically-intensive games.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: Techradar English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY is an affordable gaming laptop built on AMD tech. However, it struggles with modern, graphically-intensive games.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 02/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY joins the Dell G5 15 and Acer Nitro 15.6 as one of the better budget gaming laptops. One of the highlights is something that doesn’t actually shine in the results: the display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY review
Source: PC Advisor English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY joins the Dell G5 15 and Acer Nitro 15.6 as one of the better budget gaming laptops. One of the highlights is something that doesn’t actually shine in the results: the display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Обзор ноутбука ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY: AMD наносит ответный удар
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2019
Обзор ноутбука ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DY: AMD наносит ответный удар
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Premium design; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/28/2019
Đây là laptop gaming sở hữu hiệu năng tốt nhất tầm giá 19 triệu đồng!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2019
Đây là laptop gaming sở hữu hiệu năng tốt nhất tầm giá 19 triệu đồng!
Source: FPT shop VN→EN
Positive: Excellent display; premium design; solid workmanship; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/29/2019
80% Asus TUF FX505DY [TEST]: Processor og grafik i superklassen
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90%
80% Asus TUF FX505DY [TEST]: Processor og grafik i superklassen
Source: Alt om Data DA→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/10/2019
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 70% performance: 90%

 

Asus TUF FX505GM-ES011T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GM-ES011TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GM-ES011T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
Price: 1400 euro
Links: Asus homepage
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Foreign Reviews

Đánh giá ASUS TUF FX505: Laptop sinh ra để giành cho game thủ?
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; high gaming performance; excellent display; good cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/02/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ137

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ137Notebook: Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ137
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.3kg
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 2 reviews)

 

70% ASUS FX505G notebook review – Punching up
Source: Htxt Africa English
Performance numbers are decent from a notebook that costs less than R20 000 and the build quality is fantastic. The specifications are great for the price and whether you're working or playing games the FX505G will be able to handle it. Our one gripe is the keyboard but it's a small gripe from an otherwise decent notebook.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/24/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

Foreign Reviews

90% ▷[Análisis] ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GD-BQ137, un portátil para gamers exigentes en rebajas
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/08/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 100% mobility: 70% workmanship: 100%

 

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ166

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ166Notebook: Asus TUF FX505GE-BQ166
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
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Foreign Reviews

¡Semichollo! Asus TUF Gaming FX505GE-BQ166. Portátil 15,6" potente bastante completo (849 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; decent hardware; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/30/2019
Đánh giá ASUS TUF FX505: Laptop chơi game giá hời, đáp ứng nhu cầu 2 - 3 năm
Source: The Gioididong VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; great display; backlit keys.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505DY-AL016T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DY-AL016TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505DY-AL016T
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
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Foreign Reviews

Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY: AMD niczym Feniks z popiołów?
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: High performance; modern design; nice connectivity; decent hardware; good price. Negative: Inflexible fingerprint sensor; noisy under loads; no USB-C; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/09/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74

The ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 family has been developed to deliver immersive, high-performance gaming at an affordable price. The FX505 family comprises the FX505DD, FX505DT, and FX505DU. The FX505DU models are tested and certified to meet military-grade MIL-STD-810G standards, which ensures that they are tough and durable. This article covers the Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74 model with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) - 6144 MB, GDDR6 graphics card, AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor, and 16 GB DDR4-2666 RAM.

Design and Connectivity

Asus lists three color variants called GOLD STEEL, STEALTH BLACK, RED MATTER (only available in China). It depends on the FX505 variant and region, which color variants are available. A metallic body makes the FX505DU sturdier. In www.unbox.ph’s opinion that simple material change (compared to cheaper FX505 models) makes the FX505DU feel so much better in daily use, as the notebook’s lid and chassis no longer flex when you apply small amounts of pressure. The lid shows the signature “X” pattern of the series. www.yugatech.com liked how the cover can be opened with only one hand as this indicates a strong and sturdy hinge. www.unbox.ph agrees that the hinge opens easily and doesn’t move at all when in place, indicating a sturdier design. The laptop measures at 360 x 262 x 25.8 mm and weighs at 2.2 kg. Top and side bezels of the 15.6-inch display are slim, while the bottom bezel is thick. The laptop features a webcam for video conferences above its display. The right side only houses the exhaust vent, Kensington Lock, and speaker. All of the ports, are on the left side. There are two USB Type-A 3.0 ports, one USB Type-A 2.0 ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, a RJ-45 port, and a 3.5 mm audio jack. Unfortunately, the laptops lacks an SD card slot and USB-C. While one-sided ports might feel very cramped, it makes mouse usage easier for right-handed users. As for connectivity, the laptop supports Wifi 802.11AC and Bluetooth 5.01.

Input Devices

The FX505DU features a full-sized chiclet keyboard with transparent WASD keys and RGB AURA Sync lighting. www.yugatech.com thinks that the keys are clicky, have good tactility and there is a little keyboard flex. techcyn.com says that each keycap has a 0.25 mm curved surface for better precision when fingers press onto the center of the keys and 1.8 mm key travel and the keys can withstand up to 20 million presses and only requires 62 g for activation. In www.unbox.ph’ opinion the keys feel great, responsive and have plenty of travel, which made typing on the notebook a breeze. This laptop has a Clickpad, which means that there are no dedicated mouse buttons. www.yugatech.com noticed that it’s not so smooth and the encountered resistance could affect any user’s navigation experience. www.unbox.ph writes, “It’s the most horrendous touchpad we’ve tested thus far, is often unresponsive and overall very difficult to use.”.

Display

The Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74’s matte 15.6-inch screen has slim top and side bezels. It features an aspect ratio of 16:9, a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080 pixels, and a pixel density of 141 PPI. Thanks to IPS technology, the viewing angles are excellent. It’s a regular 60 Hz IPS panel. www.yugatech.com had a test sample with 120 Hz refresh rate and comment that the higher refresh rate would help users significantly when playing shooter games.

Hardware and Performance

The system runs Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit and Asus’s Armoury Crate software is preloaded, which allows you to switch between given profiles depending on your performance needs. As for mass storage, there are a couple of options, up to hybrid storage consisting of a fast SSD for the operating system and an HDD for additional storage. Our Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74 is powered by an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor, an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (laptop) graphics card with 6 GB VRAM, and 16 GB DDR4-2666 RAM. RAM is expandable up to 32 GB. Yugatech had a model with 1 TB HDD and 256 GB SSD and 8 GB RAM under review. They have tested the laptop in different benchmarking apps and games, and it didn’t disappoint. Yugatech summarizes, “Overall, the FX505DU is a competent gaming machine, offering excellent viewing experience and above average gaming performance.”The Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74's higher RAM capacity helps the laptop avoid bottlenecking effects when trying to run a lot of high-memory programs.

Temperature and System Noise

Thermals is an essential aspect for a gaming laptop. This model has two exhaust vents on the back and one at the right side. It comes with dual-fan with Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system and a trapezoid-cut design avoids blocking the exhaust vents when the lid is opened. www.yugatech.com subjected the laptop to CPU and GPU stress tests via Furmark and Prime 95. With both apps running, both, the GTX 1660Ti and the Ryzen CPU reached a maximum temperature of 91 °C. When playing games, the tester from Yugatech Both felt slightly uncomfortable due to the right exhaust vent breezing through his hands from time to time. As for system noise, www.unbox.ph says, “The fans are terribly loud [...] on the FX505DU, especially once they kick in when you’re gaming. It’s certainly noticeable over the output of the speakers.”

Sound

The FX505DU has two stereo speakers on both sides. It lacks Dolby technology, but DTS Studio Sound amplifies the quality. www.yugatech.com writes that the bass remains weak with active DTS and while DTS makes a louder volume possible, the audio becomes distorted at maximum volume. techcyn.com thinks the performance of the stock built-in speaker of the laptop is average.

Battery Life

The TUF FX505DU-MB74 comes with a lithium polymer battery with a capacity of 48 Wh and 4 cells. techcyn.com says that the battery is non-removable. In www.yugatech.com’s video loop test (1080p movie, 50 % brightness, 50 % sound, airplane mode, with earphones), the device lasted for 5 Hours and 18 Minutes. In www.unbox.ph’s WiFi connected YouTube test where they just autoplay YouTube with screen brightness at 50 % and sound at 50 %, the FX505DU ran for 5 hours before it completely tapped out.

Summary

The Asus TUF FX505DU belongs to the few gaming notebooks with AMD’s 3rd generation Ryzen mobile CPUs. The press praises the light and portable laptop’s good build quality, price-performance ratio, decent cooling system. Disadvantages are average battery life, lack of SD card slot, USB-C, and Thunderbolt. In addition, the press criticizes the touchpad quality. The laptop is suitable for entry-level gaming as it can run many games smoothly at above 60 fps.

Sources

  • https://www.notebookcheck.net/Asus-TUF-FX505DU-MB74.422484.0.html
  • https://www.asus.com/de/Laptops/ASUS-TUF-Gaming-FX505/
  • https://www.asus.com/Laptops/ASUS-TUF-Gaming-FX505DD-DT-DU/
  • https://www.yugatech.com/laptop/asus-tuf-gaming-fx505du-review/
  • https://techcyn.com/laptops/asus-tuf-fx505du-amd-nvidia-gaming-laptop-review-uniting-amd-ryzen-processors-and-nvidias-gpu-for-maximum-performance/
  • https://www.tomshardware.com/news/asus-tuf_gaming-amd-laptop
  • https://www.unbox.ph/gadget/asus-tuf-fx505du-review-tuf-gets-tougher/
  • https://www.unbox.ph/gadget/asus-tuf-gaming-fx505du-hands-on-quick-review-metal-clad-upgrade/
Press Review by Martina Osztovits

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74Notebook: Asus TUF FX505DU-MB74
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop) 6144 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 8 reviews)

 

80% ASUS TUF FX505 (Ryzen 7) review: Tolerable trade-offs
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The ASUS TUF FX505 might try to pass its bulky shape and dated design off as rugged but the reality is that this is an old school gaming laptop in ways both good and bad. That being said, for those looking to save money, that’s not necessarily going to be a dealbreaker.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505D Review: Proof That You Can Game On A Budget
Source: Lowyat.net English
From my time with it, the ASUS TUF Gaming FX505D is clearly no slouch in the gaming department. It’s also unique in its own way, being one of the only gaming notebooks on the market to be powered by AMD’s 3rd generation Ryzen mobile CPUs. As well as having game-centric accoutrements such as a 120Hz refresh rate Full HD display, all-zone RGB lighting, and the option to have an NVIDIA GeForce RTX series GPU fitted into the system.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/08/2019
ASUS TUF FX505DU Review: TUF Gets Tougher
Source: Unbox English
ASUS’ TUF FX505DU is miles ahead of its plastic-clad brethren. The notebook feels tougher, more premium and feels better put together than its cheaper sibling. And thanks to a better processor and GPU, it’s more capable of taking advantage of its 120Hz panel, though you’ll have to lower graphical settings a little bit to go past 60 frames reliably. The tradeoff here is that the TUF FX505DU is significantly more expensive, coming in at Php 71,995 for the configuration that we reviewed.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/18/2019
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU Review
Source: Yugatech English
The ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU is an excellent gaming laptop with decent performance and great display. It also has connectivity sporting two USB Type-A 3.0 ports; however, I expected more like putting at least one USB 3.1 or a USB Type-C port. It is also worth noting that the audio quality is terrible as it lacks bass and the sound gets distorted when putting it at maximum volume. You should also watch out for its thermals given that it has three exhaust vents installed. Despite that, I like how it has a premium look and feel, as well as a little screen and keyboard flex, indicating that this device is very durable and well-built.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/24/2019
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU Hands-On, Quick Review: Metal-Clad Upgrade
Source: Unbox English
As part of its second-quarter 2019 refresh, ASUS recently unveiled its updated TUF Gaming FX505 laptops. But aside from the new Ryzen 7 processors and NVIDIA’s new GTX GPUs, the FX505DU looks virtually identical to the FX505DY we reviewed last month. What exactly has changed? Let’s check out its key differences from the FX505DY:
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/06/2019
Asus TUF Gaming FX505 and FX705 to come with latest AMD CPUs and NVIDIA GeForce graphics
Source: Hitech Century English
The larger FX705 comes with only a 17.3-inch FHD 60Hz display, an AMD Ryzen 7 3750H processor with Radeon Vega Mobile graphics, up to 32GB DDR4 RAM and permutations of various combinations of up to a 1TB FireCuda hard disk, a 1TB 5400rpm hard disk and up to a 512GB PCie SSD. The notebook also sports up to GTX 1660 Ti graphics like the FX505.
Comparison, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/25/2019

Foreign Reviews

Asus TUF Gaming FX505DU – słodko-gorzki owoc współpracy Nvidii i AMD
Source: PC Lab.pl Turkish PL→EN
Positive: High gaming performance; nice display; comfortable keyboard; fast system; compact size; light weight; good price. Negative: Weak processor; short battery life; overheats while using; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/13/2019
Review ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU: Laptop Gaming dengan GTX 1660Ti Termurah Dikelasnya
Source: Pemmzchannel ID→EN
Positive: Attractive price; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; great display.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/03/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505DY-AL007T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DY-AL007TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505DY-AL007T
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
Graphics Adapter: AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

70% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DY Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 04/20/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Asus TUF FX505DT-EB73

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DT-EB73Notebook: Asus TUF FX505DT-EB73
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop) 4096 MB
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.23kg
Price: 900 euro
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 76% - good

Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)

 

80.4% No Intel Required: Asus TUF FX505DT Laptop Review with Ryzen 7 and GeForce GTX 1650 | Notebookcheck
As it turns out, mid-range Nvidia GPUs pair very well with AMD's latest Ryzen H-series of CPUs. Asus is doubling down on even more Intel-less gaming laptops that gamers on tight budgets ought to consider.
ASUS TUF FX505 review – how does the Ryzen 7 3750H perform in a budget laptop?
Source: Laptop Media English
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 is a good all-around gaming device. To be honest, it doesn’t offer anything special against the competition which in this class is pretty severe. This device’s main advantage is its price. However, this has hit the build quality of the product since they are some squeaks when compressing the body with your hands. In this aspect, the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD feels better, even though it doesn’t have the best build quality either.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/21/2019
ASUS TUF FX505 review – how does the Ryzen 7 3750H perform in a budget laptop?
Source: Laptop Media English
ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 is a good all-around gaming device. To be honest, it doesn’t offer anything special against the competition which in this class is pretty severe. This device’s main advantage is its price. However, this has hit the build quality of the product since they are some squeaks when compressing the body with your hands. In this aspect, the MSI GP63 Leopard 8RD feels better, even though it doesn’t have the best build quality either.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/21/2019
76% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT Review: An Affordable Gaming Laptop With Decent Hardware
Source: Tech2 English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT ensures that an essential set of components and features are delivered so that your gaming experience is pleasant. This includes the high-speed PCIe Gen3 SSD storage, discrete graphics card and a full HD display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It manages to run most of the gaming titles you throw at it comfortably, although at medium to high graphics settings. Having tested and used a few budget gaming laptops myself, I'd always find something or the other amiss in the design. This could be a poorly calibrated display or painfully slow storage. The FX505DT makes none of those mistakes and makes for a very satisfying gaming laptop, especially if you have a budget of Rs 80,000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%
76% Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT Review: An Affordable Gaming Laptop With Decent Hardware
Source: Tech2 English
The Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT ensures that an essential set of components and features are delivered so that your gaming experience is pleasant. This includes the high-speed PCIe Gen3 SSD storage, discrete graphics card and a full HD display with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. It manages to run most of the gaming titles you throw at it comfortably, although at medium to high graphics settings. Having tested and used a few budget gaming laptops myself, I'd always find something or the other amiss in the design. This could be a poorly calibrated display or painfully slow storage. The FX505DT makes none of those mistakes and makes for a very satisfying gaming laptop, especially if you have a budget of Rs 80,000.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 76% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80% ergonomy: 70%

 

Asus TUF FX505DD-BQ114

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DD-BQ114Notebook: Asus TUF FX505DD-BQ114
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 3550H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

¡Semichollo! Asus FX505DD-BQ114. Portátil 15,6" con AMD Ryzen 5 3550H y nVidia GTX 1050 Max-Q (629 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Big screen; high mobility; decent hardware; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/20/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505DU-BQ045

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505DU-BQ045Notebook: Asus TUF FX505DU-BQ045
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

¡CHOLLO! Asus FX505DU-BQ045. Portátil 15,6" gaming muy barato con AMD Ryzen 7 3750H y nVidia GTX 1660 Ti (789 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful hardware; high gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/06/2019
¡Chollo! Asus FX505DU-BQ045. Portátil 15,6" gaming muy barato con AMD Ryzen 7 3750H y nVidia GTX 1660 Ti (849 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: Good price; powerful processor; high gaming performance; big screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 06/29/2019
Đánh giá ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU: Laptop chơi game giá tốt dùng card màn hình NVIDIA GTX 1660Ti
Source: Techtimes.vn VN→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; nice gaming performance.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/25/2019

 

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ326T

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ326TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GD-BQ326T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% [Análisis] ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GD-BQ326T, un portátil gaming diseñado para presupuestos ajustados
Source: Mi Mundo Gadget Spanish ES→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 90% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%

 

Asus TUF Gaming FX505DU-AL085T

Specifications

Asus TUF Gaming FX505DU-AL085TNotebook: Asus TUF Gaming FX505DU-AL085T
Processor: AMD Ryzen 7 3750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Average Score: 50% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

50% Asus FX505DU Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 50%

 

Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T

Most of us have heard of the many cleverly named series of products hailing from the Asus brand and yet this particular gaming laptop model has a name that comes off as rather competent and fresh to the ears. The ever expanding brand presented us the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T gaming laptop model, which is jam-packed with power and competency to the point that it is bound to amaze long-time avid gamers from past generation as well as the present. With an applaudable modern design and unrivaled rigidity, the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T leaves its mark within the gaming industry as a much reputed console of choice for modern gaming titles. First and foremost, the impactful performance of the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T is attributed to the incorporation of two powerhouse core components – the Intel Core i5-8300H processor unit and the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics processor unit. The Intel Core i5-8300H processor unit has recorded a base performance speed of 2.3 GHz. Suffice to say, any processor unit that can achieve a base frequency exceeding 2 GHz is to be regarded as fast. Not only that, the activation of Turbo Mode through Intel’s very own Turbo Boost Technology can uncap the base speed up of the Intel Core i5-8300H unit to a maximum 4 GHz. This enables the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T laptop model to perform almost flawlessly thanks to the power capacity that can be generated by the Intel Core i5-8300H processor unit. To top that off, the combination of this core component alongside the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics processor unit makes no room for lethargy nor sluggishness in regards to performance. This is due to the fact that the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 GPU is one of the latest hardware components that makes practical use of the NVIDIA Pascal architecture that can ensure delivery of brilliant gaming performance which does not exclude the seamless experience on Virtual Reality (VR) gaming. Apart from amazing core components lying dormant within the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T laptop model, the device itself also boasts an eye-catching physical aesthetic design that is bound to wow even the most hardcore of gamers. The structure of the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T is designed based on a rugged but polished military concept whereby it comes off as extremely rigid for a mere gaming laptop. This is true due to the fact that the materials that are used for the construction of the Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T model is assembled from aluminum Gunmetal Grey or Black sand-blasted finish that features a Radiating-X design. Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Specifications

Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189TNotebook: Asus TUF FX505GM-BQ189T
Processor: Intel Core i7 8750H
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop)
Display: 15.6 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 2.2kg
Links: Asus homepage
 Asus notebook section

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Foreign Reviews

¡CHOLLO! Asus FX505GM-BQ189T. Portátil 15,6" potente muy completo (999 €)
Source: Ofertaman Spanish ES→EN
Positive: High portability; decent hardware; nice performance; attractive price.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/13/2019

 

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Asus: ASUSTeK Computer Incorporated, a Taiwanese multinational company, produces motherboards, graphics cards, optical drives, PDAs, computer monitors, notebook computers, servers, networking products, mobile phones, computer cases, computer components, and computer cooling systems. The company's 2007 revenues reached US$6.9 billion. ASUS also produces components for other manufacturers. The Eee PC initiated the netbook boom in 2008.

In the notebook sector, Asus had a global market share of about 11% from 2014-2016, making it the fourth largest laptop manufacturer. In the smartphone sector, Asus is not among the Top 5 and has only a small market share (as of 2016).


With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 965M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 (Laptop): The mobile GTX 1060 is based on the GP106 chip and offer 1280 shaders. Compared to the identically named desktop version it features a slightly lower clock rate. Games in Full HD and maximum details should run fluently on the card.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 (Laptop): Mainstream graphics card based on Nvidia's Pascal architecture and successor to the GeForce GTX 960M. Is manufactured in a 14nm process at Samsung and the technical specifications are very similar to the desktop version.AMD Radeon RX 560X (Laptop): Renamed Radeon RX 560 with slightly altered clock speeds. Offers 1024 shader cores and a usual clock speed of 1175 - 1275 MHz.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop): Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1660 Ti and therefore the Turing architecture without raytracing and Tensor cores. The performance of the Max-P variant should be similar to an older GTX 1070.NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 (Laptop): Mid range dedicated graphics card for laptops based on the desktop GTX 1650 and therefore the Turing architecture (TU117 chip in 12nm FFN) without raytracing and Tensor cores. NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Max-Q: Efficient mid-range graphics card for thin and light laptops based on the same GP107 chip as the normal GTX 1050 for laptops but at slower clock speeds. Offers a approx. 10 - 15% lower performance than the laptop GTX 1050 but at a much lower power consumption. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). Intel Core i5:

8300H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates four processor cores clocked at 2.3 - 4 GHz (3.9 GHz with 4 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). AMD Ryzen 5:

3550H: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen cores clocked at 2.2 to 3.8 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1300 MHz.AMD Ryzen 7:

3750H: Mobile Quad-Core APU using Zen+ cores clocked at 2.3 to 4 GHz and a Vega graphics card with 10 CUs clocked at up to 1400 MHz. The 3750H is the 35 Watt version of the 3700U with the same specs but a higher TDP for better performance under long periods of load.
» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

2.2 kg:

Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.

2.3 kg:


76.5%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum, 2018-11-25 (Update: 2018-11-25)