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Asus TUF Gaming A15 with Ryzen 7 in review: Entry-level gaming laptop with AMD CPU

Good battery life. Asus combines an AMD processor with an Nvidia graphics card in the TUF Gaming A15 and sells the whole package at a reasonable price. Our review will clarify what the installed AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and the Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 can do.
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Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR

With the Asus TUF Gaming F15, we were already able to test an almost identically equipped version of our test device with an Intel CPU. Now we have the AMD version with a Ryzen 7 5800H in the form of the Asus TUF Gaming A15, which is supported by 16 GB of RAM. An Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 is responsible for displaying image content, and a 1 TB SSD is also available.

This configuration is offered at a price of approximately 1,700 Euros (~$2,008), meaning that the TUF Gaming A15 has to face the comparison with the competition listed below. You can also add more laptops from our database for comparison under each section.

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Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
Processor
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H 8 x 3.2 - 4.4 GHz, 65 W PL2 / Short Burst, 35 W PL1 / Sustained, Cezanne H (Zen 3)
Graphics adapter
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU - 8192 MB, Core: 1410 MHz, Memory: 1500 MHz, 90 W TDP, NVIDIA 462.35, AMD Radeon RX Vega 8
Memory
16384 MB 
, dual-channel
Display
15.60 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 141 PPI, Sharp SHP1532, IPS, Adaptive Sync, glossy: no, 240 Hz
Mainboard
AMD Promontory/Bixby FCH
Storage
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N, 1024 GB 
, 920 GB free
Soundcard
AMD Raven/Renoir/Van Gogh/Cezanne/Rembrandt - HD Audio Controller
Connections
3 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 USB 3.1 Gen2, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington Lock, Audio Connections: combined audio jack
Networking
Realtek RTL8168/8111 Gigabit-LAN (10/100/1000/2500/5000MBit/s), Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6), Bluetooth 5.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 24 x 360 x 256 ( = 0.94 x 14.17 x 10.08 in)
Battery
90 Wh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 0.9 MP, 16:9 (1280x720)
Additional features
Speakers: 2x 2-watt, Keyboard: chiclet, Asus Armoury Crate, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
2.3 kg ( = 81.13 oz / 5.07 pounds), Power Supply: 460 g ( = 16.23 oz / 1.01 pounds)
Price
1,700 Euro
Note: The manufacturer may use components from different suppliers including display panels, drives or memory sticks with similar specifications.

 

Possible contenders in comparison

Rating
Date
Model
Weight
Height
Size
Resolution
Best Price
85 %
07/2021
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.3 kg24 mm15.60"1920x1080
86 %
06/2021
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
i7-11800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.3 kg24.9 mm15.60"1920x1080
85 %
06/2021
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
R7 5800H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
2.5 kg22.85 mm15.60"1920x1080
86 %
02/2021
Aorus 15P XC
i7-10870H, GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
2.2 kg27 mm15.60"1920x1080
80 %
03/2021
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
i7-10750H, GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
1.9 kg21.7 mm15.60"1920x1080

Case - Solid Gaming laptop made of plastic

Asus builds the case of the TUF Gaming A15 from a sturdy plastic and decorates it with a number of distinctive accents. For example, the lid is adorned with simulated screws, and the palm rests feature an extensive brushed finish. The display is surrounded by narrow bezels and can be opened up to an angle of approximately 120 degrees. A detailed description of the design can be found in the review of the Asus TUF Gaming F15.

The TUF A15's weight and dimensions are similar to those of other 15-inch gaming laptops. Only the Alienware m15 is heavier and has a significantly greater depth.

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Size comparison

360 mm / 14.2 inch 256 mm / 10.1 inch 24 mm / 0.945 inch 2.3 kg5.07 lbs357 mm / 14.1 inch 244 mm / 9.61 inch 27 mm / 1.063 inch 2.2 kg4.85 lbs359 mm / 14.1 inch 256 mm / 10.1 inch 24.9 mm / 0.98 inch 2.3 kg5 lbs359 mm / 14.1 inch 254 mm / 10 inch 21.7 mm / 0.854 inch 1.9 kg4.27 lbs356.2 mm / 14 inch 272.5 mm / 10.7 inch 22.85 mm / 0.9 inch 2.5 kg5.42 lbs

Connectivity - No Thunderbolt, but fast WLAN

The port configuration of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 is versatile, and everything necessary for most applications is provided. In contrast to the TUF Gaming F15 Intel variant, however, you have to do without Thunderbolt here.

Left side: Power supply, Gigabit LAN, HDMI 2.0b, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 2, 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen. 2, combined audio jack
Left side: Power supply, Gigabit LAN, HDMI 2.0b, 2x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 2, 1x USB-C 3.2 Gen. 2, combined audio jack
Right side: 1x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 2, Kensington lock slot
Right side: 1x USB-A 3.2 Gen. 2, Kensington lock slot

Communication

The Asus TUF Gaming A15 can connect wirelessly via Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi 6. In combination with our Netgear Nighthawk AX12 reference router, average data transfer speeds of 1,480 Mb/s and data reception speeds of 1,613 Mb/s are achieved, which puts the A15 in first place in our test field.

Networking
iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1480 (720min - 1589max) MBit/s ∼100%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1390 MBit/s ∼94% -6%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1371 (925min - 1499max) MBit/s ∼93% -7%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1149 (933min - 1432max) MBit/s ∼78% -22%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  (447 - 1645, n=106)
1094 MBit/s ∼74% -26%
Average of class Gaming
  (294 - 1645, n=166, last 2 years)
1057 MBit/s ∼71% -29%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
MediaTek MT7921
787 (675min - 851max) MBit/s ∼53% -47%
iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1613 (1351min - 1677max) MBit/s ∼100%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
1390 MBit/s ∼86% -14%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201
1330 (1014min - 1439max) MBit/s ∼82% -18%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW)
1330 (711min - 1563max) MBit/s ∼82% -18%
Average Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200
  (523 - 1640, n=107)
1173 MBit/s ∼73% -27%
Average of class Gaming
  (76.3 - 1743, n=166, last 2 years)
1113 MBit/s ∼69% -31%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
MediaTek MT7921
878 (827min - 896max) MBit/s ∼54% -46%
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Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1613 (1351-1677)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM MediaTek MT7921; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø878 (827-896)
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW); iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1306 (711-1563)
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 Client (receive) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1330 (1014-1439)
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1456 (720-1589)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM MediaTek MT7921; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø787 (675-851)
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition Killer Wi-Fi 6 AX1650x Wireless Network Adapter (200NGW); iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1371 (925-1499)
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX201; iperf3 Client (transmit) TCP 1 m 4M x10; iperf 3.1.3: Ø1149 (933-1432)

Webcam

The webcam in the TUF Gaming A15 produces 0.9 MP images and consequently offers the same low resolution as most current laptops. Quality is correspondingly poor, even in good lighting conditions.

ColorChecker
18.3 ∆E
22.1 ∆E
24 ∆E
19.8 ∆E
21.9 ∆E
17 ∆E
20 ∆E
28.1 ∆E
17.8 ∆E
16.8 ∆E
16.6 ∆E
17.2 ∆E
22 ∆E
19.3 ∆E
15 ∆E
14.1 ∆E
20.2 ∆E
23.3 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
11.8 ∆E
21 ∆E
20.6 ∆E
15.6 ∆E
8.3 ∆E
ColorChecker Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T: 18.05 ∆E min: 2.33 - max: 28.07 ∆E
ColorChecker
19.5 ∆E
17.9 ∆E
19.8 ∆E
13.6 ∆E
20.4 ∆E
15 ∆E
17 ∆E
26.8 ∆E
15.4 ∆E
11.1 ∆E
13.4 ∆E
9.9 ∆E
20.4 ∆E
14.1 ∆E
16.7 ∆E
5.7 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
18.8 ∆E
2.3 ∆E
11.8 ∆E
18.4 ∆E
11.2 ∆E
5.7 ∆E
8.6 ∆E
ColorChecker Aorus 15P XC: 14.67 ∆E min: 2.33 - max: 26.81 ∆E

Accessories

Besides the laptop itself, only the power adapter is included in the Asus gaming device's box. However, additional general accessories can be bought on the manufacturer's website.

Maintenance

The bottom cover of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 can be removed after loosening all screws on the underside. Two RAM and two SSD slots are found inside, allowing you to expand or replace memory or mass storage. The WLAN module below the primary SSD can also be accessed in this way.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Maintenance
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Maintenance
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Maintenance

Warranty

Asus grants buyers of the TUF Gaming A15 a 12-month warranty period.

Input devices - No individual key lighting

Keyboard

The keys of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 offer a medium feedback with a less easily perceptible pressure point, but they're also suitable for typing longer text after a short familiarization period. The WASD keys stand out from the rest of the keyboard thanks to their transparent design, making them more prominent when using the three-stage key illumination. The latter can be configured in different colors, but it doesn't offer individual key illumination or different zones.

Touchpad

Asus opts for a classic touchpad with separate mouse buttons as mouse replacement. These buttons have a soft pressure point, but they trigger reliably. The touchpad also responds precisely to touch and is well suited for navigating the mouse pointer.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Input devices
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Input devices
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Mouse replacement
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Mouse replacement
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Backlight
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Backlight

Display - 360 Hz and strong contrast

Subpixel grid
Subpixel grid
Screen bleeding
Screen bleeding

The display of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 consists of a 15-inch IPS panel that offers a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels as well as a refresh rate of 240 Hz. Adaptive Sync is also supported. The maximum brightness of 268 cd/m² on average is in the middle of our test field. The same is true for the brightness distribution of 84%. Further display variants aren't offered by Asus.

PWM at a frequency of 1,250 MHz is used for brightness control. But since this only takes effect from brightness levels of 20%, it should be possible to use the display without issues even with sensitive eyes.

270
cd/m²
264
cd/m²
275
cd/m²
275
cd/m²
297
cd/m²
272
cd/m²
256
cd/m²
249
cd/m²
258
cd/m²
Distribution of brightness
Sharp SHP1532
X-Rite i1Pro 2
Maximum: 297 cd/m² Average: 268.4 cd/m² Minimum: 17 cd/m²
Brightness Distribution: 84 %
Center on Battery: 297 cd/m²
Contrast: 1350:1 (Black: 0.22 cd/m²)
ΔE Color 1.36 | 0.59-29.43 Ø5.6
ΔE Greyscale 1.88 | 0.64-98 Ø5.8
99% sRGB (Argyll 1.6.3 3D)
63% AdobeRGB 1998 (Argyll 1.6.3 3D)
Gamma: 2.48
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
Sharp SHP1532, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Chi Mei N156HRA-EA1, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
B156HAN, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Aorus 15P XC
Sharp LQ156M1JW03, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
AU Optronics B156HAN08.4, IPS, 1920x1080, 15.60
Display
Display P3 Coverage
41.9
67.21
37.65
sRGB Coverage
62.9
98.68
56.27
AdobeRGB 1998 Coverage
43.3
68.57
38.9
Response Times
-154%
31%
603%
-251%
Response Time Grey 50% / Grey 80% *
12 (6, 6)
28.4 (15.6, 12.8)
-137%
4 (1.2, 2.8)
67%
11.2 (6, 5.2)
7%
36.8 (19.2, 17.6)
-207%
Response Time Black / White *
8 (4, 4)
21.6 (11.6, 10)
-170%
8.4 (4.4, 4)
-5%
9.6 (5.2, 4.4)
-20%
31.6 (18.4, 13.2)
-295%
PWM Frequency
1250 (20)
24040 (25)
1823%
Screen
-110%
-14%
3%
-87%
Brightness middle
297
268.3
-10%
329
11%
298
0%
266.5
-10%
Brightness
268
257
-4%
321
20%
278
4%
262
-2%
Brightness Distribution
84
84
0%
92
10%
88
5%
91
8%
Black Level *
0.22
0.34
-55%
0.27
-23%
0.29
-32%
0.18
18%
Contrast
1350
789
-42%
1219
-10%
1028
-24%
1481
10%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 *
1.36
5.05
-271%
2.78
-104%
0.96
29%
5.33
-292%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 max. *
3.82
15.43
-304%
4.88
-28%
3.22
16%
18.28
-379%
Greyscale DeltaE2000 *
1.88
5.5
-193%
2.5
-33%
1.3
31%
4.5
-139%
Gamma
2.48 89%
2.35 94%
2.106 104%
2.242 98%
2.35 94%
CCT
6768 96%
7392 88%
6201 105%
6519 100%
6289 103%
Color Space (Percent of AdobeRGB 1998)
63
76
21%
69
10%
35.6
-43%
Color Space (Percent of sRGB)
99
99
0%
91
-8%
55.8
-44%
Colorchecker DeltaE2000 calibrated *
3.21
1.63
0.83
4.36
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-132% / -119%
9% / -6%
303% / 142%
-169% / -115%

* ... smaller is better

Color-space coverage (sRGB) - 99%
Color-space coverage (sRGB) - 99%
Color-space coverage (AdobeRGB) - 63%
Color-space coverage (AdobeRGB) - 63%

Our measurements show that the display of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 has a good contrast ratio of 1,350:1 and an only slightly elevated black level of 0.22 cd/m². Color-space coverage is very good at 99% (sRGB) and 63% (AdobeRGB).

The CalMAN analysis also shows that the display already reproduces colors in a very balanced way out of the box. Consequently, calibration only leads to a slight improvement. The corresponding ICC file can be downloaded in the window located at the top, to the right of the display's brightness distribution graph.

CalMAN - Color accuracy
CalMAN - Color accuracy
CalMAN - Grayscales
CalMAN - Grayscales
CalMAN - Saturation
CalMAN - Saturation

The TUF Gaming A15 can be used outdoors as long as places in the shade are prioritized. The screen's brightness isn't sufficient to display content legibly in direct sunlight.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Outdoor use
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Outdoor use
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Outdoor use
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - Outdoor use

Display Response Times

Display response times show how fast the screen is able to change from one color to the next. Slow response times can lead to afterimages and can cause moving objects to appear blurry (ghosting). Gamers of fast-paced 3D titles should pay special attention to fast response times.
       Response Time Black to White
8 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 4 ms rise
↘ 4 ms fall
The screen shows fast response rates in our tests and should be suited for gaming.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 240 (maximum) ms. » 9 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (24 ms).
       Response Time 50% Grey to 80% Grey
12 ms ... rise ↗ and fall ↘ combined↗ 6 ms rise
↘ 6 ms fall
The screen shows good response rates in our tests, but may be too slow for competitive gamers.
In comparison, all tested devices range from 0.8 (minimum) to 636 (maximum) ms. » 12 % of all devices are better.
This means that the measured response time is better than the average of all tested devices (38.1 ms).

Screen Flickering / PWM (Pulse-Width Modulation)

To dim the screen, some notebooks will simply cycle the backlight on and off in rapid succession - a method called Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) . This cycling frequency should ideally be undetectable to the human eye. If said frequency is too low, users with sensitive eyes may experience strain or headaches or even notice the flickering altogether.
Screen flickering / PWM detected 1250 Hz ≤ 20 % brightness setting

The display backlight flickers at 1250 Hz (Likely utilizing PWM) Flickering detected at a brightness setting of 20 % and below. There should be no flickering or PWM above this brightness setting.

The frequency of 1250 Hz is quite high, so most users sensitive to PWM should not notice any flickering.

In comparison: 52 % of all tested devices do not use PWM to dim the display. If PWM was detected, an average of 14804 (minimum: 5 - maximum: 2500000) Hz was measured.

The Asus laptop's IPS panel is very viewing-angle stable. Image content can be read from almost any angle without appearing distorted or showing incorrect colors.

Viewing-angle stability
Viewing-angle stability

Performance - Powerful gaming laptop with AMD processor

Asus positions the TUF Gaming A15 as an entry-level gaming laptop and equips it with the corresponding hardware. Although it's very well suited for modern games, the configuration options available are more limited than with more expensive laptops. For example, besides the configuration tested here, there's only one other variant available in the form of the Asus TUF Gaming F15 equipped with an Intel CPU.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 - CPUz
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - CPUz
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - CPUz
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - CPUz
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - GPUz
Asus TUF Gaming A15 - HWiNFO
 
 

Processor

The AMD Ryzen 7 5800H used here is an octa-core-processor that can handle up to 16 tasks simultaneously. Its clock rates are between 3.2 and 4.4 GHz, and the duration for which maximum clock rates can be maintained depends heavily on the cooling system. Short-term power consumption is configured at 65 watts, while the Ryzen 7 5800H in the TUF Gaming A15 can operate at 35 watts on a long-term basis.

As our Cinebench R15 endurance test shows, the CPU can maintain its performance for a prolonged period of time before performance drops by about 8%. This isn't the case with devices like the Alienware m15 and the TUF Gaming F15 when the initial performance is the same. In the individual benchmarks, the CPU achieves rates within the upper range of our test field.

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Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T AMD Ryzen 7 5800H: Ø1903 (1786.91-2018.67)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM Intel Core i7-11800H: Ø1997 (1963.38-2095.12)
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition AMD Ryzen 7 5800H: Ø1977 (1921.88-2004.51)
Aorus 15P XC Intel Core i7-10870H: Ø1597 (1574.49-1728.16)
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE Intel Core i7-10750H: Ø1090 (1079.56-1097.57)
Cinebench R23: CPU (Single Core) | CPU (Multi Core)
Cinebench R20: CPU (Single Core) | CPU (Multi Core)
Cinebench R15: CPU Single 64Bit | CPU Multi 64Bit
Blender 2.79: BMW27 CPU
7-Zip 18.03: 7z b 4 -mmt1 | 7z b 4
Geekbench 5.3: 64 Bit Single-Core Score | 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2: 4k Preset
LibreOffice : 20 Documents To PDF
R Benchmark 2.5: Overall mean
Cinebench R23 / CPU (Single Core)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
1509 Points ∼100%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1430 Points ∼95%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (1294 - 1431, n=7)
1397 Points ∼93%
Average of class Gaming
  (1095 - 1619, n=62, last 2 years)
1338 Points ∼89%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
1248 Points ∼83%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
1224 Points ∼81%
Cinebench R23 / CPU (Multi Core)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
13445 (12565.7min - 13444.6max) Points ∼100%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (11739 - 12817, n=7)
12204 Points ∼91%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
12195 Points ∼91%
Average of class Gaming
  (4621 - 14363, n=63, last 2 years)
10590 Points ∼79%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
10263 Points ∼76%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
6921 (6730.84min - 6920.58max) Points ∼51%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Single Core)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
582 Points ∼100% +4%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
559 Points ∼96% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
559 Points ∼96%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (502 - 559, n=9)
546 Points ∼94% -2%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
483 Points ∼83% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (312 - 634, n=189, last 2 years)
483 Points ∼83% -14%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
473 Points ∼81% -15%
Cinebench R20 / CPU (Multi Core)
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
5182 Points ∼100% +14%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
4711 Points ∼91% +3%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (4510 - 4982, n=10)
4707 Points ∼91% +3%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
4553 Points ∼88%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
3721 Points ∼72% -18%
Average of class Gaming
  (1397 - 6321, n=190, last 2 years)
3500 Points ∼68% -23%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
2673 Points ∼52% -41%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Single 64Bit
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
233 Points ∼100%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
232 Points ∼100% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
229 Points ∼98% -2%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (209 - 234, n=8)
229 Points ∼98% -2%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
202 Points ∼87% -13%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
200 Points ∼86% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (108 - 254, n=200, last 2 years)
196 Points ∼84% -16%
Cinebench R15 / CPU Multi 64Bit
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
2095 (1963.38min - 2095.12max) Points ∼100% +4%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (1920 - 2108, n=8)
2022 Points ∼97% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
2019 (1786.91min - 2018.67max) Points ∼96%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
2005 (1921.88min - 2004.51max) Points ∼96% -1%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
1728 Points ∼82% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (536 - 2804, n=212, last 2 years)
1497 Points ∼71% -26%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
1098 (1079.56min - 1097.57max) Points ∼52% -46%
Blender 2.79 / BMW27 CPU
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
403 Seconds * ∼100% -50%
Average of class Gaming
  (179 - 633, n=153, last 2 years)
330 Seconds * ∼82% -23%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
292 Seconds * ∼72% -9%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
268 Seconds * ∼67%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (244 - 268, n=8)
254 Seconds * ∼63% +5%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
253 Seconds * ∼63% +6%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
235 Seconds * ∼58% +12%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4 -mmt1
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
5659 MIPS ∼100% +2%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
5591 MIPS ∼99% +1%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
5558 MIPS ∼98%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (5038 - 5591, n=8)
5448 MIPS ∼96% -2%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
5244 MIPS ∼93% -6%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
5209 MIPS ∼92% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (2945 - 6174, n=154, last 2 years)
5188 MIPS ∼92% -7%
7-Zip 18.03 / 7z b 4
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (52816 - 57284, n=8)
55063 MIPS ∼100% +2%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
53902 MIPS ∼98% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
53767 MIPS ∼98%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
51046 MIPS ∼93% -5%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
46431 MIPS ∼84% -14%
Average of class Gaming
  (15146 - 75612, n=154, last 2 years)
43260 MIPS ∼79% -20%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
33084 MIPS ∼60% -38%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Single-Core Score
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1481 Points ∼100% +3%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
1443 Points ∼97%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (1347 - 1481, n=8)
1429 Points ∼96% -1%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
1310 Points ∼88% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (703 - 1777, n=149, last 2 years)
1295 Points ∼87% -10%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
1285 Points ∼87% -11%
Geekbench 5.3 / 64 Bit Multi-Core Score
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (7472 - 8244, n=8)
7807 Points ∼100% +2%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
7758 Points ∼99% +2%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
7621 Points ∼98%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
7522 Points ∼96% -1%
Average of class Gaming
  (2783 - 11393, n=149, last 2 years)
7143 Points ∼91% -6%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
6355 Points ∼81% -17%
HWBOT x265 Benchmark v2.2 / 4k Preset
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
15.6 fps ∼100% +16%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (13.4 - 16.1, n=8)
14.8 fps ∼95% +10%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
14.7 fps ∼94% +10%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
13.4 fps ∼86%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
12.9 fps ∼83% -4%
Average of class Gaming
  (4.4 - 19.8, n=153, last 2 years)
11.9 fps ∼76% -11%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
9.35 fps ∼60% -30%
LibreOffice / 20 Documents To PDF
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (49.1 - 99.9, n=8)
67.6 s * ∼100% -38%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
57.4 s * ∼85% -17%
Average of class Gaming
  (23.9 - 98.2, n=141, last 2 years)
54 s * ∼80% -10%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
53.3 s * ∼79% -9%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
49.1 s * ∼73%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
45.2 s * ∼67% +8%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
44.5 s * ∼66% +9%
R Benchmark 2.5 / Overall mean
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H
0.589 sec * ∼100% -15%
Average of class Gaming
  (0.4907 - 1.088, n=145, last 2 years)
0.587 sec * ∼100% -15%
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H
0.586 sec * ∼99% -14%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H
0.556 sec * ∼94% -9%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
  (0.512 - 0.559, n=8)
0.527 sec * ∼89% -3%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
0.524 sec * ∼89% -2%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
0.512 sec * ∼87%

* ... smaller is better

Cinebench R15 CPU Multi 64Bit
2019 Points
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64Bit
156 fps
Cinebench R15 Ref. Match 64Bit
99.6 %
Cinebench R15 CPU Single 64Bit
233 Points
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System performance

In the PCMark 10 test for evaluating system performance, the Asus TUF Gaming A15 takes first place in our test field. In the individual disciplines, it scores the highest result in the "Productivity" test, while it's only surpassed by the TUF Gaming F15 in the "Essentials" score. The gaming laptop provides a very smooth operation in everyday use. We didn't notice any micro stuttering or the like during the test period.

The performance that can be expected from other laptops in comparison can be found in our CPU Benchmarks article.

PCMark 10 / Score
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
6917 Points ∼100%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (6749 - 6983, n=3)
6883 Points ∼100% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
6865 Points ∼99% -1%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
6465 Points ∼93% -7%
Aorus 15P XC
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
6463 Points ∼93% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (3952 - 7884, n=182, last 2 years)
5934 Points ∼86% -14%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
5390 Points ∼78% -22%
PCMark 10 / Essentials
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
10522 Points ∼100% +3%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
10198 Points ∼97%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (9701 - 10198, n=4)
10020 Points ∼95% -2%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
9589 Points ∼91% -6%
Average of class Gaming
  (7148 - 11266, n=180, last 2 years)
9531 Points ∼91% -7%
Aorus 15P XC
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
9193 Points ∼87% -10%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
9093 Points ∼86% -11%
PCMark 10 / Productivity
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9514 Points ∼100%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
8913 Points ∼94% -6%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
8859 Points ∼93% -7%
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (7588 - 9514, n=4)
8789 Points ∼92% -8%
Aorus 15P XC
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
8353 Points ∼88% -12%
Average of class Gaming
  (5633 - 10066, n=180, last 2 years)
8031 Points ∼84% -16%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
7729 Points ∼81% -19%
PCMark 10 / Digital Content Creation
Average AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (8948 - 10389, n=4)
9611 Points ∼100% +4%
Aorus 15P XC
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
9539 Points ∼99% +3%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9423 Points ∼98% +2%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
9257 Points ∼96%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
8582 Points ∼89% -7%
Average of class Gaming
  (3670 - 12250, n=180, last 2 years)
7549 Points ∼79% -18%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
6047 Points ∼63% -35%
PCMark 10 Score
6917 points
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DPC latencies

In the test with LatencyMon, the gaming laptop from Asus only shows slightly elevated interruption times. This makes it suitable for real-time applications to a limited extent.

LatencyMon - Statistics
LatencyMon - Statistics
LatencyMon - Drivers
LatencyMon - Drivers
DPC Latencies / LatencyMon - interrupt to process latency (max), Web, Youtube, Prime95
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-11800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
1431.2 μs * ∼100% -43%
Aorus 15P XC
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, i7-10870H, ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
1201.4 μs * ∼84% -20%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
999.1 μs * ∼70%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, i7-10750H, Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
788.37 μs * ∼55% +21%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, R7 5800H, Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
428.6 μs * ∼30% +57%

* ... smaller is better

Storage

Asus installs a 1 TB SSD from SK Hynix in the TUF Gaming A15. It achieves very good read and write speeds in the storage benchmarks, which are slightly above the competition's level.

How other mass storage devices were able to perform in comparison is listed in our HDD/SSD Benchmarks article.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
Toshiba KBG40ZNS512G NVMe
Aorus 15P XC
ESR512GTLCG-EAC-4
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Samsung SSD PM981 MZVLB1T0HALR
Average SK Hynix HFM001TD3JX013N
 
CrystalDiskMark 5.2 / 6
-6%
-27%
-8%
-11%
-8%
Write 4K
182.5
168.1
-8%
116.95
-36%
130.2
-29%
157.3
-14%
151 (116 - 183, n=8)
-17%
Read 4K
73.21
65.09
-11%
44.56
-39%
45.47
-38%
46.69
-36%
60.5 (44.7 - 73.2, n=8)
-17%
Write Seq
3005
2124
-29%
1551.63
-48%
2269
-24%
2389
-20%
2285 (1916 - 3005, n=7)
-24%
Read Seq
2358
2204
-7%
1682.12
-29%
1643
-30%
2196
-7%
2138 (1991 - 2358, n=7)
-9%
Write 4K Q32T1
389.5
455.3
17%
497.75
28%
547.4
41%
407.6
5%
464 (390 - 525, n=8)
19%
Read 4K Q32T1
463.8
465.6
0%
436.8
-6%
654.2
41%
518.5
12%
438 (346 - 473, n=8)
-6%
Write Seq Q32T1
3166
2911
-8%
1461.4
-54%
2512
-21%
2401
-24%
2843 (1390 - 3166, n=8)
-10%
Read Seq Q32T1
3590
3519
-2%
2363.9
-34%
3382
-6%
3344
-7%
3551 (3455 - 3607, n=8)
-1%
AS SSD
-22%
-91%
-12%
-27%
-16%
Seq Read
3132.97
2872.59
-8%
2082
-34%
2694.23
-14%
3001.79
-4%
2869 (2635 - 3133, n=9)
-8%
Seq Write
2968.8
1619.38
-45%
825
-72%
2326.7
-22%
2420.33
-18%
1746 (1501 - 2969, n=9)
-41%
4K Read
55.16
57.51
4%
42.41
-23%
47.77
-13%
48.46
-12%
53.1 (39.7 - 58, n=9)
-4%
4K Write
129.7
149.57
15%
98.28
-24%
98.77
-24%
114.31
-12%
129 (69 - 160, n=9)
-1%
4K-64 Read
1890.98
1251.93
-34%
1255.39
-34%
1745.64
-8%
1872.64
-1%
1319 (1011 - 1891, n=9)
-30%
4K-64 Write
1794.72
2196.29
22%
737.69
-59%
2266.89
26%
1881.76
5%
1958 (1342 - 2216, n=9)
9%
Access Time Read *
0.052
0.04
23%
0.109
-110%
0.079
-52%
0.045
13%
0.0494 (0.028 - 0.093, n=9)
5%
Access Time Write *
0.028
0.082
-193%
0.17
-507%
0.039
-39%
0.101
-261%
0.0456 (0.028 - 0.102, n=9)
-63%
Score Read
2259
1597
-29%
1506
-33%
2063
-9%
2221
-2%
1659 (1336 - 2259, n=9)
-27%
Score Write
2221
2508
13%
918
-59%
2598
17%
2238
1%
2262 (1638 - 2508, n=9)
2%
Score Total
5630
4869
-14%
3136
-44%
5698
1%
5565
-1%
4721 (3615 - 5630, n=9)
-16%
Total Average (Program / Settings)
-14% / -15%
-59% / -64%
-10% / -11%
-19% / -20%
-12% / -13%

* ... smaller is better

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CDM 5 Read Seq: 2358 MB/s
CDM 5 Write Seq: 3005 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Read 4K: 73.21 MB/s
CDM 5/6 Write 4K: 182.5 MB/s

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Graphics card

Asus uses an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 in the TUF Gaming A15. This graphics card is currently one of the most powerful models available for laptops, although the actual performance strongly depends on the configured TGP. This can be as high as 125 watts but is limited to 90 watts in the A15. This leads to values in the middle of our test field in 3DMark benchmarks, which speaks for good performance in this price range.

The performance offered by other graphics cards can be found in our GPU Benchmarks article.

3DMark 11 - 1280x720 Performance GPU
Aorus 15P XC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10870H
36675 Points ∼100% +25%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (20039 - 38275, n=22)
33085 Points ∼90% +13%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
29289 Points ∼80%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-11800H
27898 Points ∼76% -5%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
26881 Points ∼73% -8%
Average of class Gaming
  (1925 - 43077, n=193, last 2 years)
25586 Points ∼70% -13%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10750H
23840 Points ∼65% -19%
3DMark
1280x720 Cloud Gate Standard Graphics
Aorus 15P XC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10870H
153876 Points ∼100% +70%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (62748 - 179716, n=15)
117849 Points ∼77% +30%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10750H
117148 Points ∼76% +29%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-11800H
115858 Points ∼75% +28%
Average of class Gaming
  (23059 - 192950, n=171, last 2 years)
104627 Points ∼68% +15%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
90777 Points ∼59%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
82246 Points ∼53% -9%
1920x1080 Fire Strike Graphics
Aorus 15P XC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10870H
27764 Points ∼100% +25%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (16628 - 29128, n=22)
24592 Points ∼89% +11%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
22200 Points ∼80%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-11800H
21111 Points ∼76% -5%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
20312 Points ∼73% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (1360 - 34993, n=202, last 2 years)
19432 Points ∼70% -12%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10750H
18434 Points ∼66% -17%
2560x1440 Time Spy Graphics
Aorus 15P XC
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10870H
10500 Points ∼100% +25%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (6059 - 11019, n=22)
9429 Points ∼90% +12%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8407 Points ∼80%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H
8295 Points ∼79% -1%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-11800H
7677 Points ∼73% -9%
Average of class Gaming
  (429 - 13210, n=201, last 2 years)
7449 Points ∼71% -11%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU, Intel Core i7-10750H
7041 Points ∼67% -16%
3DMark 11 Performance
23459 points
3DMark Cloud Gate Standard Score
46591 points
3DMark Fire Strike Score
20237 points
3DMark Time Spy Score
8446 points
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Gaming performance

The Nvidia GeForce RTX 3070 built in here is very well suited for gaming. The latest titles are rendered smoothly at Full HD resolution and high detail settings at high frame rates. Only very demanding games, such as Cyberpunk 2077, can experience frame rates below 60 fps on high graphics settings.

Our GPU Games article shows the performance that can be expected in other titles.

The Witcher 3 - 1920x1080 Ultra Graphics & Postprocessing (HBAO+)
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
101 fps ∼100% +29%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (73.5 - 109, n=22)
92.5 fps ∼92% +19%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
78 fps ∼77%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
75.6 (64min) fps ∼75% -3%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
75.3 (73min - 79max) fps ∼75% -3%
Average of class Gaming
  (24.3 - 123, n=194, last 2 years)
74.8 fps ∼74% -4%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
68.7 (63min - 74max) fps ∼68% -12%
Far Cry 5 - 1920x1080 Ultra Preset AA:T
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
108 (84min - 137max) fps ∼100% +8%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (92 - 114, n=14)
103 fps ∼95% +3%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
100 fps ∼93%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
97 (78min - 115max) fps ∼90% -3%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
96 fps ∼89% -4%
Average of class Gaming
  (12 - 146, n=71, last 2 years)
95.5 fps ∼88% -4%
Cyberpunk 2077 - 1920x1080 Ultra Preset
Aorus 15P XC
Intel Core i7-10870H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
67.8 (12.6min, 41.1P0.1, 51.3P1 - 92.8max) fps ∼100% +19%
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (50 - 70.5, n=8)
61.9 fps ∼91% +9%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
57 fps ∼84%
Average of class Gaming
  (9.5 - 84.3, n=25, last 2 years)
55.9 fps ∼82% -2%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
54.9 fps ∼81% -4%
Final Fantasy XV Benchmark - 1920x1080 High Quality
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (62 - 103, n=18)
85.9 fps ∼100% +7%
Average of class Gaming
  (15.4 - 115, n=70, last 2 years)
81.5 fps ∼95% +2%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
80.1 fps ∼93%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
78.1 fps ∼91% -2%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
78.1 fps ∼91% -2%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
70.3 fps ∼82% -12%
Strange Brigade - 1920x1080 ultra AA:ultra AF:16
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (105 - 194, n=16)
157 fps ∼100% +13%
Average of class Gaming
  (10.9 - 219, n=51, last 2 years)
152 fps ∼97% +9%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
139 (62.6min, 109P1 - 257max) fps ∼89%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
134 (92.7min, 100P1 - 234max) fps ∼85% -4%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
134 (93min, 98.4P1 - 262max) fps ∼85% -4%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
121 (82.8min, 89.6P1 - 197max) fps ∼77% -13%
GTA V - 1920x1080 Highest Settings possible AA:4xMSAA + FX AF:16x
Average NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
  (72.6 - 97, n=18)
86.6 fps ∼100% +4%
Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM
Intel Core i7-11800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
83.4 (9.78min, 55.6P1 - 151max) fps ∼96% 0%
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA506QR-AZ061T
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3070 Laptop GPU
83.1 (11.4min, 58.8P1 - 147max) fps ∼96%
Average of class Gaming
  (4.18 - 112, n=71, last 2 years)
81.6 fps ∼94% -2%
Alienware m15 R5 Ryzen Edition
AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
81.5 (9.89min, 58.8P1 - 142max) fps ∼94% -2%
MSI GF65 Thin 10UE
Intel Core i7-10750H, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 Laptop GPU
69.2 (4.86min, 47.6P1 - 137max) fps ∼80% -17%

The endurance test with The Witcher 3 on Ultra graphics settings shows that although performance decreases a bit over time, the system is also able to recover from this drop. Therefore, performance drops aren't to be expected even during long gaming sessions.

The Witcher 3 FPS diagram

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