ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS (15.6 inch FHD 144Hz/AMD Ryzen 7 5800H/Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB Graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10)
- CPU: AMD Ryzen 7 5800H | 8 Core | 16 Thread | 16MB of L3 Cache | 3.3 GHz | 4.4 GHz
- RAM: 16GB of RAM | DDR4 3200MHz | 2x SO-DIMM Slots
- Storage: 512GB SSD | 2x M.2 Slots
- GPU: Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB VRAM | Vega 8 Graphics (4000/5000 Series)
- Display: 15.6 Inch | FHD (1920 x 1080) | Panda LM156LF-2F01 | 144Hz
- Battery: 90 Watt Hour
- Operating System:Windows 10
- Ports: 1x USB 3 (Type C) | 2x USB 3.0 (Type-A) | 1x USB 2.0 (Type A) | HDMI | Rj- 45 Ethernet Jack | 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
- Other Features: Keyboard: Weight:2.15 Kg | Additional Features: Bluetooth 5, Wifi 6
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ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS Review
The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS is powered by the latest AMD Ryzen 7 5800H and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB VRAM the AMD Ryzen 5800H is one of the most powerful mobile CPU out there and is around 20 percent more powerful than its predecessor the ryzen 7 4800H on the other hand Nvidia RTX 3060 Mobile is comparable to RTX 2070 Super mobile. Other key specs include 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD and a 15.6 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display.
Design and Build Quality
The chassis of the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS has a plastic chassis with a smooth grey finish. The design here is a lot better than other Asus Tuf variants but still has a lot of scope for improvement. The build quality here is solid however the lid wobbles a little. The display maintains a modern design with thin 7mm bezels. According to Asus, the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS goes through rigorous MIL-STD-810H tests. These tests include Drop, Shake, Humidity, Heat, and Cold.
Keyboard and Trackpad
The ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS has a chicklet 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 are quite clicky and tactile and it is always better to have dedicated buttons.
The Ports selection here is quite basic and has nothing special going for it but at the same time, it has all the essential ports that 95 percent of people need.
- 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
Specification: ASUS TUF Gaming A15 2021 FA506QM-HN008TS (15.6 inch FHD 144Hz/AMD Ryzen 7 5800H/Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB Graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10)