Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W, 15″ 144Hz AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS and GeForce RTX 4060 creative gaming laptop – LaptopSpirit

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Equipped with a powerful AMD Hawk Point processor, theAsus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W is a creative gaming laptop based on Ryzen 9 8945HS and 16 GB of powerful RAM that accelerate multimedia processing like the high-end NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4060 ray tracing graphics card suitable for recent games. This Windows 11 laptop designed for gaming and creating whose responsiveness is enhanced by the fast 512 GB SSD storage also benefits from a 15-inch IPS Full HD anti-glare screen with sRGB colors more faithful than the average and a frequency of 144 Hz which improves fluidity in games, an RGB backlit keyboard but also connectivity with USB 4, Wi-Fi 6 and USB-C.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W

Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W Specifications

Screen(s) 15.6” Full HD LED IPS 144Hz 100% sRGB (2560×1440, anti-glare/matte)
Processor AMD Ryzen 9 8945HS Hawk Point (8 cores, 4.0 GHz, 35W)
Installed RAM (max) 16GB (2 x 8GB) DDR5 5600MHz (64GB), 2 slots (occupied)
Graphic card NVIDIA Ada Lovelace GeForce RTX 4060 8GB GDDR6 dedicated (115W 2370MHz, 140W 2420MHz Dynamic Boost), AMD Radeon 780M integrated into the processor and Optimus
Storage 512GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 4.0 x4)
Connectivity 2 USB 3.2 (Gen1) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen2) + 1 USB 4 Type-C, HDMI 2.1
Network Wi-Fi 6 ax (2×2), Bluetooth 5.2 + Gigabit Ethernet
Backlit Keyboard Yes, 1 zone RGB mini-LED (1.7mm stroke)
Numeric keypad Yes
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Audio system 2 speakers (2 x 2W) Dolby Atmos
Operating system Windows 11 64bit
Announced autonomy / Battery 6 hours / Li-Ion 4 cells 90Whr
Weight / Dimensions (mm) 2.2 Kg / 354 x 251 x 22.4-24.9

Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W vs. the competition

The Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W is currently on sale promotion at Asus France and positions itself as one of the cheapest in its category to be equipped with such a powerful and recent processor.

If this Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W does not meet all your criteria, you will find on our guide Gaming laptop other configurations to play with a similar budget. With the same budget, favor the model that has the most powerful graphics card, it is the one that will have the most impact on performance.

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Chassis, connectivity, screen of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W

Cooled by 2 Arc Flow fans (84 blades), 5 heat pipes and 4 air vents, this laptop targeting gamers and creatives, robust due to its compliance with the military resistance standard MIL-STD-810H and which can be recharged to 50% in 30 minutes, adopts a gamer look with its dark Jaeger Gray design with angular lines.

This creative gaming laptop has good connectivity with its 2 USB-C ports including 1 USB 4, its Bluetooth 5.2 and Wi-Fi 6 ax wireless modules for communicating and connecting remotely, its practical HDMI video output for easy connection to a TV or monitor for example, its Ethernet and audio ports or its 2 USB 3.0 ports (USB 2.0 compatible) guaranteeing transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are connected to it.

The chiclet keyboard can be backlit, which is practical for better discerning its keys in the dark.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W

Gamers will appreciate that the screen features a 144Hz refresh rate, higher than the standard 60Hz, as it enhances fluidity in games.
As a bonus, thanks to its IPS and sRGB characteristics, the screen benefits from wide viewing angles, both horizontal and vertical, but also from colorimetry that is more accurate than average.
With its 16:9 format and Full HD definition, the screen is also suitable for videos, while its anti-reflective treatment makes it more readable than a glossy panel in a bright environment (e.g. outdoors).

Performance, battery life of the Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W

The Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W is for those looking for a versatile 15-inch multimedia laptop that performs well in gaming and creation with a recent processor.

It is in fact built around 16 GB of RAM and a Ryzen 9 8945HS, an AMD Zen 4 processor. Hawk Point in which the Radeon 780M graphics module is placed.

Creators will particularly appreciate this core since it ensures much faster processing than 8 DDR4/5 as well as a Quad/Hexa Core. The difference is particularly noticeable under demanding work in RAM and CPU resources exploiting multicore, such as video editing, 3D rendering or photo editing.

In addition, the dedicated GeForce RTX 4060 graphics card on board accelerates multimedia processing in software that takes advantage of GPU computing power, such as Sony Vegas, VSDC or Adobe Premiere/Photoshop, which is also sure to pique the interest of creatives.

Equipped with NVIDIA Ada Lovelace architecture, the GeForce RTX 4060 ray tracing is a high-end dedicated graphics card aimed primarily at gamers.
Thanks to this GPU, we could indeed play recent games.

In practice, the GeForce RTX 4060 is used by NVIDIA Optimus technology to perform graphics work deemed too heavy for the Radeon 780M.

Whether with the Radeon 780M or the GeForce RTX 4060, you can watch photos and videos but also play modest games. The Radeon 780M offers the advantage of consuming little energy which promotes autonomy.
In this area, expect around 6 hours of battery life with light use.

Optimus actually switches automatically and in real time between the Radeon 780M and the GeForce RTX 4060.

On the storage side, Asus has opted for an SSD which rivals hard drives in terms of capacity with its 512 GB while being more robust, less energy-consuming, silent and much faster.

Asus TUF Gaming A15 TUF507UV-LP007W

As a result, thanks to the SSD, we can access online game cards more quickly, for example, and we get faster game/software launches, as well as faster multimedia processing and start/stops.

The SSD therefore provides much better fluidity and responsiveness on a daily basis than a hard drive.
However, if 500 GB is not enough, you can rely on an external storage module. Choosing a USB-C/USB 3.0/4.0 device is then an interesting option to benefit from fast transfers.

Finally, when it is pushed hard (e.g. games, processing), expect some heating and noise from this versatile multimedia-oriented creative gaming laptop that can be coupled with a ventilated support to limit its temperatures (remember to check the dimensions carefully!).

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