Asus TUF FX505DT – Full Review
Asus TUF FX505DT was launched this June 2019 . Asus launched their two new laptops in their brand new TUF series namely FX505DT & FX705DT . TUF series was one of the most affordable gaming laptop series that Asus launched this year .
Asus TUF FX505DT is one of the most compact gaming laptop by Asus in their TUF series. We are thank full to Asus India for providing us with the Review unit of Asus TUF Gaming FX505DT for Review and Hands on .
In this post we will be sharing the whole Review on Asus TUF FX505DT . If it’s worth to buy , How long the Battery last , How’s the performance , How’s the User Experience ? . All these questions will be answered here in this post .
Asus TUF FX505DT – Review
What’s inside the Box ?
The inbox elements of are –
The Asus TUF FX505DT laptop itself
Specifications at Glance:
- Processor – AMD Ryzen 7 3750H.
- Memory – 8GB DDR4 RAM
- Storage – 1TB, 256GB SSD.
- Display -15.6 inches Anti glare IPS LCD Display which comes with 120Hz
- GPU – Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650
- Audio – DTS Headphone
- Connectivity. USB 2.0 ports.
- RGB Keyboard
Design And Build –
The Asus TUF FX505DT features a plastic but metallic looking casing over the top with crossing design which gives the laptop a more ergonomic look .
The overall build of FX505DT is a mashup of metal and plastic where the design got all the cuts over bottom of the keyboard which gives the laptop a little more sturdy look .
The Asus TUF FX505DT is equipped with a 15.6 -inch Nano Edge screen with a resolution of up to FHD 1920X1080 pixels. The frequency of the 120Hz monitor and the display is Anti-Glare supports 72% colour gamut .
FX505DT weighs around 2.2kgs and still feels like a light weight gaming machine . The patterns all around the keyboard space makes the laptop look more minimalistic .
The Asus FX505DT is one of the most powerful AMD powered laptop we have tested so far. It’s powered by AMD Rhyzen 7 3750H with integrated Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics and discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card with 4GB GDDR5 video RAM.
The RAM on board is single-channel 8GB, but users have the option to expand it to 32GB. Though we didn’t face any issues with demanding tasks and even with games that mandated minimum 8GB of RAM, consumers are bound to see single-channel RAM configuration as a drawback, since 16GB of dual channel memory is now standard for gaming laptops. For storage, there’s a 256GB PCIe NVMe SSD and 1TB HDD
FX505DT has both input-output ports are present on the left edge which include an RJ-45 LAN port, one HDMI 2.0 port, one USB-A 2.0 port, two USB-A 3.1 ports, input for the ac power adapter, and a 3.5mm audio jack. But sadly there is no space for the SD card slot and USB Type-C port .
The FX505DT performed quite great when we tried heavy games with higher graphics settings and gave good frame rates too .
Sleeping Dogs , Far Cry 4 , Need For Speed – The Run , Batman Arkham Origins , Watch Dogs 2 , Tomb Raider are few of the games which is tried .
Note – we tried on both the settings with medium graphics as well as high graphics settings while gaming .
The sound output of the FX505DT was great and appealing . As the speakers dedicated to both the sides .
We also tried few video editing softwares for checking out the rendering performance and which turned out to be impressive .
Battery Life –
On the off chance that you want to utilize the TUF Gaming FX505DT for work and play, reconsider. It persevered for just 3 hours and 57 minutes on Laptop Mag Battery Test 2.0, which persistently peruses the web, watches recordings and goes through illustrations benchmarks at 150 nits of brilliance. The section level gaming normal is 4:39, the HP Pavilion Power 15t persevered for 6:59 and the Acer Nitro 5 Spin kept running for 7:08.
The FX505DT likewise figured out how to remain cooler than I expected while I was gaming. When I played Middle-earth: Shadow of War, the touchpad was unaltered, the keyboard came to 96 degrees and the base estimated 104 degrees.
Final Verdict –
The Asus TUF FX505DT ensures that an essential set of components and features are delivered to you so that your gaming experience comes out to be smooth .
FX505DT is also a great buy coz of its specs which includes the high-speed PCIe Gen3 SSD storage, discrete NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card and a full HD display along with a refresh rate of 120 Hz which manages to run most of the games comfortably without any hiccups . The FX505DT is one of the best gaming laptop by asus , especially if you have a budget of Rs 80,000.