Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM-HN017T (15.6 Inch FHD 144Hz/11th Gen Intel Core i5 11400H/Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB Graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10)
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ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T Review
The ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5 11400H and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB VRAM with Intel UHD Graphics Xe 750 32EUs. Other key specs include 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. The Display here is a 15.6 Inch FHD (1920 x 1080) Panel.
The ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i5 11400H and Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 6 GB VRAM. The ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T is powered by the 11th Gen intel core i5 11400H trades blow with the 10th Gen Intel Core i7 10875H and AMD Ryzen 5 5600H, on the other hand, Nvidia RTX 3060 Mobile is comparable to RTX 2070 Super mobile. This paired with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD storage you should be able to practically handle everything.
Design and Build Quality
The chassis of the ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T has a plastic chassis with a smooth grey finish. The design here is very similar to that of the previous generation only with better air flow. 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 goes through rigorous MIL-STD-810H tests. These tests include Drop, Shake, Humidity, Heat, and Cold.
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
- 3x 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
Keyboard and Trackpad
The ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T 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 quite clicky and tactile and it is always better to have dedicated buttons.
The FHD panel on the ASUS TUF Gaming F15 (2021) FX506HM-HN017T has a 240Hz Refresh rate and doesn’t suffer from and noticeable issues such as backlight bleeding and PWM flickering. The display here has below-average color coverage and brightness.
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- Coverage: 98% sRGB | 69% AdobeRGB;
- Max brightness: 321 Nits;
- Contrast Ratio: 1100:1;
Specification: Asus TUF Gaming F15 FX506HM-HN017T (15.6 Inch FHD 144Hz/11th Gen Intel Core i5 11400H/Nvidia RTX 3060 6GB Graphics/16GB RAM/512GB SSD/Windows 10)