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Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T (15.6 Inch FHD 144Hz/AMD Ryzen 5 4600H/Nvidia GTX 1650Ti 4 GB Graphics/8GB RAM/512GB NVMe SSD/Windows 10)

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  • CPU: AMD Ryzen 5 4600H | 6 Cores | 12 Threads | 8MB of Total L3 Cache | 3.2 GHz of Base Clock | 4 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM | DDR4 3200 MHz | Single Channel
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • GPU: NVIDIA GTX 1650ti Mobile | 4 GB VRAM | AMD Radeon RX Vega 6
  • Display: 15.6 Inches | FHD (1920 x 1080) | 144Hz | LQ173M1JW03
  • Battery: 66 Watt Hour
  • Operating System:Windows 10
  • Keyboard: Backlit | Chicklet Style
  • Weight:2.7 Kg
  • Ports: 1x USB 3.0 (Type C) | 3x USB 3.0 (Type A) | 1x USB 2.0 (Type A) | HDMI | Rj- 45 Ethernet Jack | 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
  • Upgradability: 1x 2.5-inch SATA Slot for SSD/HDD Expansion | 3x M.2 Slots | 2x SO-DIMM Slots
  • Other Features: Bluetooth 5.0, Wifi 6
  • Laptop Model: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T
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Laptop Review: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T

Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228TThe ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T is powered by the 6 core AMD Ryzen 5 4600H processor and a GTX 1650Ti with 4 GB of VRAM. The display here is the 144Hz FHD (1920x1080p) panel. Other specs include 8 GB RAM and 512GB SSD. This is a great laptop if you are a professional creator, engineers, or gaming this is a great laptop. 

PROS:
  • Great Options For Upgradability (2x SO-DIMM Slots | 2x M.2 Slot | 1x 2.5 Inch SATA Slot)
  • Fast 144Hz Display
  • Great Entry Level CPU
  • Decent Port Selection
  • Fast Dual Channel Memory

CONS:
  • No Wi-Fi 6
  • Below-average battery
  • Poor Colour Coverage
  • No SD Card Reader
  • Small Arrow Keys
  • No Finger-Print Scanner

Design

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 BackThe chassis of the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T is entirely made out of plastic with a grey back. The design looks considerably better than last year. It has a tuff design except for the lid which wobbles a little. The display maintains a modern design with thin 7mm bezels.

Ports: 

  • 1 x 3.5mm COMBO audio jack
  • 1x Type-A USB2.0
  • 2x Type-A USB 3.2 (Gen 1)
  • 1x Type-C USB 3.2 (Gen 2) with display support DP1.4
  • 1x RJ45 LAN Jack for LAN insert
  • 1x HDMI support 2.0b

ASUS TUF Gaming A15

Keyboard and Trackpad

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T has a chiclet-style backlit keyboard. The WASD keys are transparent and get a little extra RGB backlight. The arrow keys are a bit small with the num pad being a little narrow. Overall you will have a good experience while typing and Gaming. The trackpad on the other hand has a smooth matte surface though it lacks a little precision. The dedicated mouse buttons on the bottom quite clicky and tactile and it is always better to have dedicated buttons.

Performance

The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T is powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 4600H which is slightly more powerful than the i7 9750H. The 4600H should be able to handle most of your active workloads of Photo and Video editing or any other CPU-intensive task the only bottleneck here being the 8GB of RAM which you can easily upgrade. The GTX 1650TI, on the other hand, is an entry-level GPU with limited potential for GPU-intensive tasks such as 3D rendering and Gaming. Now compared to the previous GTX 1650Ti is about 10 percent more powerful than GTX 1650 and is about 5 percent slower when compared to GTX 1060. The RAM and storage are configured at 8GB and 512GB SSD. The 8GB DDR4 RAM runs in single-channel at 3200 there are 2x SO-DIMM slots one occupied and one available. The max limit for memory support here is 32 GB. The 512 GB storage here is an M.2 NVMe SSD.  Here you have several options for upgrading the storage with 1xM.2 Slots of which is occupied and one 2.5 Inch SATA  slot.

Display: 144Hz FHD (LM156LF-2F01)

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 Gaming DisplayThe FHD panel on the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T has a 144Hz Refresh rate and doesn’t suffer from and noticeable issues such as backlight bleeding and PWM flickering. The display here has an average color coverage and below-average brightness and suitable for outdoor use.

Display Specs:

  • Panel HardwareID:LM156LF-2F01
  • Coverage: 66% sRGB | 49% AdobeRGB | 49% DCI P3;
  • Measured Gamma: 2.33;
  • Max brightness: 250 Nits;
  • Contrast Ratio: 1200:1;
  • Colour Temperature: 6485K;
  • Black on max brightness: 0.15 cd/m2;
  • PWM Flickering: No;
  • Response Time: 25 ms
7.1Expert Score
Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T

CPU
7.4
CPU Single Core
7.1
CPU Multi Core
6.8
RAM
7
Storage
7
GPU Perentile
7.1
GPU Benchmark
3.8
Battery
5
Cooling
8.5
Keyboard and Trackpad
8
Display
7
Ports
7.5
Design
7.5
Upgradability
10

Specification: Asus TUF Gaming A15 FA566II-HN228T (15.6 Inch FHD 144Hz/AMD Ryzen 5 4600H/Nvidia GTX 1650Ti 4 GB Graphics/8GB RAM/512GB NVMe SSD/Windows 10)

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