ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506

ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506
  • Launched: January 2021
  • Screen-to-body ratio: ~72.9%
  • Dimensions: 359.8 x 256 x 24.5 mm (14.17 x 10.08 x 0.96 inches)
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Review

Evaluation of the main characteristics with the configuration selected for the TUF Gaming A15 FA506.
Performance
62
Gaming
61
Display
35
Battery Life
65
Connectivity
69
Case
61
NanoReview Score
55
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Tests and Specifications

Detailed tests and technical specifications of the ASUS TUF Gaming A15 FA506

Case

Weight 2.3 kg (5.07 lbs)
Dimensions 359.8 x 256 x 24.5 mm
14.17 x 10.08 x 0.96 inches
Area 921 cm2 (142.8 inches2)
Screen-to-body ratio ~72.9%
Side bezels 7.2 mm
Colors Black, Gray
Transformer No
Opening angle 120°
Cooling solution
Cooling system Active
Vapor chamber No
Number of fans 2
Noise level 49 dB

Display

Size 15.6 inches
Type IPS LCD
Refresh rate 60 Hz
PPI 141 ppi
Aspect ratio 16:9
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
HDR support No
Touchscreen No
Coating Matte
Max. brightness
300 nits

Battery

Capacity
Battery type Li-Po
Replaceable No
Fast charging Yes
USB Power Delivery Yes
Charging port position Left
Charge power 200 W
Weigh of AC adapter 460 gramm

CPU

CPU name
Base frequency 3.3 GHz
Turbo frequency 4.2 GHz
Cores 6
Threads 12
L3 Cache 16 MB
Integrated GPU Radeon RX Vega 7
Fabrication process 7 nm

Benchmarks

Geekbench 5 (Single-Core)
1447
Geekbench 5 (Multi-Core)
6377
Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)
1429
Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)
10341

Graphics Card

GPU name
TGP 75 W
Type Dedicated
Fabrication process 8 nm
GPU base clock 1403 MHz
GPU boost clock 1635 MHz
FLOPS 6.7 TFLOPS
Memory size 4 GB
Memory type GDDR6
Memory bus 128 bit
Memory speed 12 Gbps
Shading units (cores) 2048
Texture mapping units (TMUs) 64
Raster operations pipelines (ROPs) 40
GPU performance
6.7 TFLOPS

RAM

RAM size
Channels 1x8 GB
Clock 3200 MHz
Type DDR4
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 2
Max. ram size 32 GB

Storage

Storage size
Bus PCI-E Gen 3.0 (4x)
Storage type SSD (M2)
Channels 1x512 GB
Upgradable Yes
Total slots 1
NVMe Yes

Sound

Speakers 2.0
Power 2x2W
Loudness 73.9 dB
Microphones 2

Connectivity

Wi-Fi standard v6
Bluetooth v5.2
Fingerprint No
Optical drive No
Webcam Above the display
Webcam resolution 1280 x 720
Ports
USB-A 3x USB 3.2
USB Type-C 1x USB 3.2
Thunderbolt No
HDMI 1x HDMI 2.0
DisplayPort No
VGA No
Audio jack (3.5 mm) Yes
Ethernet (RJ45) Yes
SD card reader No
Proprietary charging port Yes

Input

Keyboard
Keyboard type Island
Numpad Yes
Backlight Yes
Touchpad
Surface Plastic
Windows Precision Yes

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