ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU – Hands on and quick assessment

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU – Hands on and quick assessment

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ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU – TUF product line is one of the new names of ASUS towards mid-range users – high level of attention to the performance and durability of the product for a long time without being too focused. to the "colorful" details commonly found on the Strix product line.

Not only with components, TUF brand also owns its own laptop models and one of them is "a bright candidate" for gaming laptops under VND 30 million with the name ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU.

This is the latest achievement from the collaboration between ASUS and AMD to create powerful yet cool mid-range gaming laptops and save energy with the most competitive price possible in the used segment. CPU Ryzen Mobile 3000 series has just been launched in the past time.

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As a middle-class laptop – high-end, it's not hard to recognize ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU There are designs that do not go towards the luxury of the Zephyrus or Strix laptops that carry a bit of "heavy stone" with heavy dimensions, like traditional gaming laptops.

That means you will have a rugged, large-sized laptop with a grim-brushed, electrostatic gray aluminum shell, which feels heavy and sturdy, protecting the internal components. from external impact, or impact.

Possess an old design so the border on the 15.6-inch screen ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU still very thick but firm, not prone to bending when external forces are applied to the screen edges like ultra-thin line laptops. This is a bit aesthetically pleasing, but it improves the durability quite a lot for the display.

In return, users will be "equipped" with a 720p webcam for video call tasks without having to use an external webcam like other thin-and-light laptops.

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU Equipped with a fullsize chicklet keyboard with eye-catching RGB backlighting and ADWS keys made separate from clear plastic, allowing the best backlight light to penetrate. Unfortunately, the keys are quite tight with a size not too large, so it is difficult to make players feel comfortable if used for a long time.

All are placed on an extremely rugged electrostatic paint aluminum surface that is perfect for front machine details, while also playing a role in dissipating the temperature to the outside environment. When operating at a high level, this aluminum layer also warms quickly but is not too hot to cause discomfort to the user.

Owning an old design, the screen border of ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU is still very thick but firm, not easily bent when external forces are applied to the screen edges as ultra-thin laptops.

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU – impressive "internal power" in the segment

Although it was only "in hand" in a short time,'s testing team also had a preliminary test with the laptop ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU with impressive results in the segment.

The perfect combination between Mobile Ryzen 7 750H CPU with 4 cores and 8 threads processing with graphics card NVIDIA GTX 1660i It produced impressive scores with the popular 3DMark test with 11,472 3DMark FireStrike points and 4,978 points for 3DMark TimeSpy testing on DirectX 12.

This result shows ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU Can "smooth" all heavy games on the market today with the highest setting. "Gentle" experiment with a pretty heavy game like Player’s Unknown Battleground (PUBG) At the highest setting, the game easily maintains the average frame rate at 55fps.

The pity is though the screen of ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU can also be classified as "high speed" with image scanning speeds up to 120Hz, but this screen does not support NVIDIA's advanced G-Sync anti-tearing technology, so even though users still feel it. get "smooth" in every motion, but the image is still tearing like on normal screens.

"Minor surgery" ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU The internal design of the product is quite simple with two radiators taking up most of the top while the 48Wh battery pack occupies most of the space below.

This result shows that ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU can "smooth" all heavy games on the market today with the highest setting.

The radiator only consists of three heat pipes connected to two shiny copper contact plates, which conduct the temperature of both CPU and GPU out of the aluminum grille and are blown out through two super fans.

This design is not so "genuine" as on the "bad" high-end laptop models that ASUS has produced in the last few years, but with a cool CPU with the nominal heat dissipation capacity of TDP only at 35W like AMD Mobile Ryzen 7 3750H The system temperature is always maintained at a stable level, only about 75-78 degrees Celsius with CPU and 85 to 87 degrees Celsius with GPU when playing heavy games for a long time.

With a fairly robust configuration, the 48Wh battery pack above ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU not able to "sustain" for a long time like the thin and light laptops on the market today. Although there are no conditions to test this battery, but it seems that with the condition of testing light games and browsing, the battery can run for more than 2 hours. Perhaps with low operating and office conditions, the system will last longer, but still not enough for a working day without charging.


ASUS TUF Gaming FX505DU is an attractive product for traditional gamers, although its design is not sexy but sturdy enough to protect the internal components. With a powerful configuration and attractive price when using the AMD Mobile Ryzen 7 3750H CPU, this is definitely the "formidable rival" in the laptop segment under 30 million dong today.


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