The Asus TUF FX504GD-DM915T is a new versatile, high-performance, responsive, 15-inch Full HD anti-glare gamer-oriented notebook. It is based on a Quad Core i5 processor, a large capacity hybrid storage with fast SSD, an NVIDIA Pascal GTX dedicated graphics card with Optimus technology, a good amount of RAM or a backlit chiclet keyboard.
Specs of Asus TUF FX504GD-DM915T
|Slab||15.6 ” Full HD LED (1920×1080, matte / anti-glare)|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-8300H Coffee Lake (2.3 GHz, 4 cores)|
|Installed RAM (max)||8 GB DDR4 2666 MHz (32 GB), 2 slots|
|Storage space||128GB SSD M.2 (NVMe PCIe) + 1 TB at 5400 rpm|
|Graphic card||NVIDIA Pascal GeForce GTX 1050 2GB GDDR5 dedicated, Intel UHD 630 integrated into the processor|
|Audio system||2 speakers (2x2W), ICEPower|
|webcam||Yes, HD with microphone and ambient noise filter|
|Network||Wi-Fi ac + Gigabit Ethernet|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.1|
|Card reader||SD / SDXC|
|Video output (s)||HDMI 1.4|
|Entries exits)||Headphone / Mic Combo|
|USB||2 USB 3.0 + 1 USB 2.0|
|Operating system||Windows 10 64-bit|
|Drums||Li-Ion 3 cells 48Whrs|
|Autonomy announced||4 hours|
|Dimensions (mm)||384 x 262 x 25|
|Other||Backlit chiclet keyboard (yellow) with numeric keypad, multi-touch touchpad|
Chassis, connectors, screen of Asus TUF FX504GD-DM915T
With its angular lines, black brushed metal finish and touches of red, it sports a relatively simple and elegant gamer design.
It is cooled by adjustable HyperCool technology via the Fan Overboost feature that combines 2 fans with a heat pipe system and Anti-Dust Cooling technology to reduce dust.
Connectivity side, this laptop is properly equipped with its convenient HDMI video output to easily connect to a TV or monitor for example, its Bluetooth 4.1 wireless modules and Wi-Fi ac, its Ethernet and audio ports without forgetting its 3 USB USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 compatible, USB 3.0 guarantees transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 devices are connected. No USB 3.1 Type-C, however, is integrated like other TUF, which will disappoint some.
In any case, a key backlight system equips the keyboard chiclet which is convenient to distinguish its keys when the ambient brightness is reduced.
The screen adopts conventional specifications for this type of machine. Accurate with its Full HD definition, it lends itself well to the display of High Definition content and especially to videos in its 16 / 9th format. Anti-reflective, the screen provides better visibility than a bright slab in bright environment.
Performance, autonomy of Asus TUF FX504GD-DM915T
The Asus TUF FX504GD-DM915T is a high-performance, 15-inch, high-performance, high-performance notebook PC.
Thanks to its dedicated GeForce GTX 1050 card, it is able to run a lot of games as long as we make adjustments under titles greedy in graphics resources to get good playability.
Depending on the tasks performed, embedded NVIDIA Optimus technology switches automatically and in real time between the GeForce GTX 1050 and the Intel UHD 630 integrated into the processor.
Optimus requests maximum the Intel UHD 630 despite its very modest benefits because it is energy efficient and therefore promotes autonomy. The GeForce GTX 1050, in practice is activated by Optimus to perform graphic processing deemed too heavy for the Intel UHD 630. These two solutions obviously allow to look at photos and videos.
Responsiveness is essential in games and more generally in everyday life thanks to embedded SSD. With a capacity of 128 GB, it is intended to house the main software / games in addition to the OS, the rest taking place on the hard drive with a significant capacity of 1000 GB that accompanies it.
Much faster than a hard drive, an SSD guarantees smoother operation, as well as faster start / stop times and software launches.
The heart of this computer gamer is to match. It includes a Coffee Lake Quad Core i5-8300H processor and 8 GB of RAM. We thus obtain strong overall performance to satisfy a maximum of users.
In particular, the processing is carried out more quickly than with a low-power quad core processor and 4 GB DDR4 under the demanding CPU and RAM workloads, for example in photo editing, video editing and 3D rendering.
As for autonomy, plan about 4 hours of battery operation in light use. Keep in mind that when it is heavily used, this laptop heats up and is well heard while it is relatively quiet in office for example.