ASUS TUF Gaming (FX505GT-AB73) Laptop Reviews

ASUS TUF Gaming series is the best series for gaming nerds. ASUS has manufactured various gaming laptops, and all of them deliver outstanding performance. Today we are reviewing another ASUS Gaming Laptop on our website.

We had also reviewed another ASUF TUF series laptop in our previous article. You can read the review of the ASUS TUF A15 (TUF506IU-ES74) Gaming Laptop by following this link. That laptop is faster than this, but you came here for ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73, so the choice is yours.

The laptop we will review today is ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73, and it is an outstanding laptop best for gaming and programming. Gaming laptops are also compatible with programming laptops because they have high-quality graphics cards and processors, so that is the reason they work best while programming, video editing, and gaming.

Let’s start reviewing the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop, and before checking the display screen, processor, and other things, I will mention the system requirements first.

System Requirements of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73

Display Screen Full HD IPS Display of 15.6-Inch With 144 Hz Refresh Rate
Processor Intel Core i7-9750H Processor (4.5 GHz)
Video Memory NVIDIA GEFORCE GTX 1650 (4 GB)
Storage Space 512 GB PCIe NVMe SSD Hard Drive
RAM 8 GB DDR4 (2666MHz Bus Speed)

These are the system requirements of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73. ASUS TUF A15(TUF506IU-ES74) comes in 16 GB RAM, whereas this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 comes in 8 GB RAM. If you want to compare these two laptops, open the laptop’s page in a new tab. You would be able to compare each laptop with ease.

So be ready because I am starting the review, and that is going to be a long one, but we will take a start from its design and display screen.

Design

The design of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is eye-catchy. It comes in black color and on its backside, there are some lines on every corner that makes it look attractive.

Here is an overview of how this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 looks.

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT-AB73 LCD Back Cover

Now comes the front section, and this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has an outstanding design on the screen side. It has a thin bezel on the left and right side that expands its screen look, plus the gamers also prefer a laptop with a thin bezel.

On the downside bezel, the branding of ASUS is done. ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has strong and gamer-friendly hinges that help rotate your laptop’s screen without any problem.

Gamers like this stuff because they have to rotate their laptop screen here and there while gaming. In the end, I would say that ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a gamer-friendly design, and you will not be disappointed while unboxing this laptop.

Display Screen

After explaining the design phase, now comes the on-screen phase, and that is the display screen of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73.

The display screen of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is 15.6-inches, and it has a Full HD IPS display panel that helps deliver a unique look of its screen. The IPS panel of any LCD or LED increases the display screen’s beauty, and you will experience this thing yourself while using the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop.

The left and right side bezel are too thin, increasing the display’s attractiveness, and no bezel will irritate you while looking at something.

This ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a 144Hz refresh rate that increases the attractiveness of your display screen. Almost every laptop LCD comes in 60Hz, and the 60Hz refresh rate is reasonable. But this 144Hz refresh rate will make your laptop’s display screen attractive. You will feel this thing yourself while using this laptop. All these things happen because of a higher refresh rate.

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT-AB73 Display Screen

Here is how the display screen of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 looks like, and you cannot feel the refresh rate here. You can only feel the difference between a 60Hz refresh rate and a 144Hz refresh rate while using the laptop.

In the end, the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a fantastic display screen that gamers love.

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Processor

Now comes the turn of speed carriers of this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop, and you know how important they are.

Your laptop’s processor is the primary thing where all the speeding tasks are carried. So what do you expect from ASUS? Has ASUS inserted a fast processor inside it?

Well, the answer is yes and here are some reasons. ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 comes in an Intel Core i7-9750H processor of the 9th generation. This 9th generation processor has fantastic output, and it executes every task at a fast speed. It gives an excellent performance because it has 6 cores and 12 threads. If your laptop’s threads are high, your working becomes faster and easier. Your laptop runs at a fantastic speed when you have more cores and threads.

The base frequency of the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop’s processor is 2.60 GHz. What do you think? This base frequency is enough. Well, for simple tasks, this base frequency is enough. Your speed will not decrease while multitasking because this base frequency is enough, but this base frequency is not enough to perform a heavy task.

For that, the turbo frequency comes in working. The Max Turbo Frequency of this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop’s processor is 4.50 GHz. So if you assign any heavy task, then this turbo frequency allows you to perform it.

This 4.50 GHz turbo frequency is higher than expected. When this frequency works with 6 cores and 12 threads, it delivers an outstanding speed. You will be surprised after performing heavy tasks because your laptop will not feel heavy. Its working will look like it’s normal usage.

The last thing related to its processor is the Cache Memory. So you get a 12 MB Cache Memory with this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop, and it is enough to execute the repeated task.

Video Memory (Graphics Card)

ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has an outstanding graphics card with high bandwidth and enough CUDA Cores to run every game fast. You can run several heavy games, heavy programs, and some other development programs that require a graphics card.

So the graphics card inside this laptop is GeForce GTX 1650, and it has some excellent features. This GeForce GTX 1650 is super fast and runs every game you want. Before revealing the games you can play on this graphics card, I’ll describe its specs.

So the GeForce GTX 1650 comes in 4 GB memory, and 4 GB memory is enough to run big games. You can run heavy software like Adobe Photoshop and Blender without any problem.

The GeForce GTX 1650 has 128 bits, and these bits increase the speed of data travel. Whenever a heavy graphics scene appears, these 128 bits calculate current scene graphics in less than no time. After calculating the image quality in that scene, they deliver a unique look.

The look of that scene also depends on the monitor you use. This ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop’s refresh rate is 144Hz, so don’t worry because you will see excellent image quality in every game. This GeForce GTX 1650’s memory bandwidth is 128 GB/S. It is the best memory for playing games faster.

Another excellent feature that increases the image quality inside any game is the G-Sync feature. This G-Sync feature inside the GTX 1650 increases the image’s display, and here’s how:

Whenever this G-Sync feature is enabled, the image loads faster, and everything is noticed inside that image with the help of this G-Sync. You can see every single dot in that image clearly and in high brightness because of this G-Sync feature. Even if a mosquito passes in front of our player, you can see that scene clearly because of this G-Sync.

So that was its G-Sync feature, and now I am going to mention the last feature that other graphics cards don’t have. The last thing is its NVIDIA Ansel feature, and that is available only in these NVIDIA cards.

I’ve seen many gamers posting screenshots while playing games, but the screenshot is not clear because they use the PRINT SCREEN button to take that picture, but now you’ll not face this issue because of this NVIDIA Ansel feature.

This NVIDIA Ansel feature allows you to take pictures inside the game. Whenever you are playing any game and take a picture of that scene, use this NVIDIA Ansel feature. With this feature, the quality of that screenshot will be in 1080p. You can take high-quality pictures inside the game with the help of this Ansel feature.

So that’s all this GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card will deliver, and I think you got the best graphics card with this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop. You have got complete control over every game you play because of this great graphics card.

So that’s all for the processor of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73, and after reading the features, you can expect a high-quality processor with this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop.

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RAM (Random Access Memory)

After having a powerful processor and graphics card, now comes the turn of another powerful thing, and it gives a slight boost in your laptop’s speed. I am talking about RAM, and most people think that RAM plays a primary role in speeding your laptop, but it cannot compete with processor and graphics card. But that doesn’t mean you should not focus on RAM.

Your RAM is important because all instructions are stored in it. So what do you think? How much RAM is inserted inside the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop?

Well, you get an 8 GB RAM of DDR4 format. DDR4 is the newest technology, and its speed is faster than DDR2 and DDR3 RAMs. This 8 GB RAM is enough to run heavy games and programs when you have this GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card and a Processor of the Core i7 series.

So 8 GB RAM with a bus speed of 2666MHz is the best one because all your programs will smoothly run because of its higher bus speed.

In the end, the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has good RAM with a high bus speed and in DDR4 format.

Storage Space (Hard Drive)

ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a good storage space with a fast SSD Hard. The storage space is enough, and you can store whatever you want.

The ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 comes in a PCIe SSD hard drive of 512 GB. This PCIe SSD hard drive is faster than a standard hard drive. This PCIe SSD hard drive is small in size, but still, its speed is faster than other hard drives.

This PCIe SSD hard drive will speed your laptop, and you’ll be able to execute all tasks without any problem. The reason it increases your laptop’s speed is simple. You get a 1550MB/s read speed, and 850MB/s write speed, whereas the standard SSDs have a read speed of 500MB/s and a write speed of 380MB/s.

That is the only reason these PCIe SSD hard drives are faster than others. You get enough to read and write speed with this hard drive. You can perform loads of tasks on your ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop without any decrease in speed.

This PCIe SSD hard lets you run every app at a faster speed. When an Intel Core i7 processor, GeForce GTX 1050, and 8 GB RAM are inserted, your laptop runs like thunder. No heavy app or game can slow your computer when you have all these things inserted in your ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop.

Battery Timing

Battery timing is an essential aspect of every laptop. If you have a laptop with an RTX 3070 GPU, but its battery timing isn’t good, you have a useless laptop then. Battery Timing matters the most because of many reasons.

So the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a lithium-ion battery. It gives a backup of 4-5 hours for everyday use. If you want to play games on it and increase the graphics of every game, you will get 3 hours of timing.

3 hours with ultra-high graphics are good, but you get 4-5 hours if you perform regular tasks. In the end, the battery timing is good, and you can use this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop without any tension.

Keyboard

ASUS TUF Gaming FX505GT-AB73 Gaming Laptop Review

After calculating every speed parameter, now comes the turn of other things. The keyboard of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is outstanding, and it has an RGB-backlit that improves its look. You can easily benefit from this RGB-backlit whenever you work in a dark environment.

Every gamer wants to play games in a dark environment, but that isn’t possible when you don’t have a backlit keyboard. So you get an RGB-backlit keyboard with this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop, and it enhances your gaming experience.

The second cool thing about this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop’s keyboard is the numeric keys. You get a full keyboard with numeric keys and soft buttons. You can use those numeric keys while working or calculating anything.

At last, its buttons are soft, and you can press these buttons comfortably. In the end, the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a fantastic keyboard with RGB-backlit, soft buttons, and numeric keys included. Working or using its keyboard inside, outside, or in a dark environment is not a problem.

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Games Tested

These are the games tested on the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey 1920×1080 FHD (60 FPS)
Apex Legends 1920×1080 FHD (68 FPS)
Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2019  1920×1080 FHD (56 FPS)
Doom Eternal 1920×1080 FHD (66 FPS)
Escape From Tarkov 1920×1080 FHD (63 FPS)
The Division 2 1920×1080 FHD (57 FPS)
Dirt Rally 2.0 1920×1080 FHD (72 FPS)
Far Cry New Dawn 1920×1080 FHD (55 FPS)
Borderlands 3  1920×1080 FHD (39 FPS)
Battlefield V 1920×1080 FHD (56 FPS)

You can see how many games are tested on this laptop. You can run these games on that laptop without any problem.

USB Ports

The ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has an extensive list of ports with the newest technology. All the ports are upgraded, and each port has a fantastic speed.

Here is the list of USB ports that this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop has:

  • 1 HDMI Port
  • 1 USB 2.0 Port
  • 2 USB 3.0 Ports

You can see how many ports this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has. Well, now comes the turn of speed. If you want to transfer data from one source to another, you can use this USB 3.1 Gen-1 port for that work. But if you want to use a USB port for everyday use, you must utilize that USB 2.0 port.

Every port has different working, but this 3.0 or 3.1 port is best for data transfers. You will learn this thing yourself while using this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop.

Anti-Dust Technology

Here is a new thing available in this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop: its anti-dust technology. Every laptop has a cooling fan inside it, but this ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 also has an anti-dust tunnel from where the dust gets out whenever it is inside.

Whenever the dust from inside reaches near the cooling fan, it doesn’t stay inside. But this anti-dust tunnel throws away that dust from your laptop. When no dust stays inside your laptop, everything works well because if the dust catches your laptop, your laptop’s part doesn’t work well, so you’ve to clean the laptop from inside.

But this Anti-Dust Technology clears your laptop’s dust from inside, and you can use your laptop at a fast speed. In the end, this anti-dust technology of the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 laptop helps a lot because your laptop stays clean.

Wireless Connectivity (WiFi)

Everyone knows that WiFi is an essential thing of a laptop. A good WiFi catches good signals from the router. So the WiFi of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is of the latest technology. You can play games online using its WiFi because it has a WiFi 5 feature available.

This WiFi 5 feature gives you a wide range of connectivity. You can easily connect with any network and surf the internet at a fast speed. The max transfer speed of this WiFi 5 is 1.7 GBPS, and it’s enough to play games online.

In the end, the WiFi of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is the latest one with long-range connectivity and enough transfer rate of 1.7 GBPS.

Bluetooth

Bluetooth is also an essential thing for some people. The Bluetooth connection of ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 is Bluetooth 5.0. So far the Bluetooth 5.0 is the latest technology.

Bluetooth 5.0 has good pairing speed, plus you can also transfer data at a fast speed because of this Bluetooth 5.0.

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Sound

The ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has a DTS:X technology, and if you have a DTS headset, you will be able to listen to a fantastic sound from that headset. This laptop has a high-quality sound no matter which headset you have. But if you have a DTS headset, you will listen to a fantastic sound from its speakers.

Webcam

In the end, I would say that the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 has an average webcam. You will get 720p results while doing video calls or recordings. We can say its webcam result is average. If Vlogging or video editing is your profession, then you must choose another webcam. This one is not recommended.

Conclusion

So that was a lengthy review of the ASUS TUF FX505GT-AB73 gaming laptop, and I’ve cleared each and everything of this laptop. This is a great gaming laptop, and you will not regret buying this laptop. If you have any questions, please ask in our website’s comments section. We are here to help you.

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