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    ASUS TUF Gaming FX505

    Unbounded Design, Unrivaled Toughness

    ASUS TUF Gaming FX505 will change the way you look at gaming laptops. It exceeds expectations, boasting impressive hardware and a compact, aggressively-designed chassis that's exceptionally tough. FX505 has a gaming desktop-inspired keyboard with RGB-backlit keys, a highlighted WASD key group, and Overstroke technology for fast and precise control. With a cutting-edge IPS-level NanoEdge display, and a MIL-STD-810G test certified durability, FX505 delivers an immersive gaming experience without breaking the bank!

    IPS-LEVEL NANOEDGE DISPLAY

    EXTREME IMMERSION ON AN ULTRAFAST DISPLAY

    The new NanoEdge design has an even thinner 6.5mm bezel for extreme immersion in a much more compact package. FX505 features an IPS-level panel with up to an ultrafast 144Hz refresh rate for supersmooth gameplay with minimal motion blur. A 100% sRGB color gamut and wide-view angles ensure vivid and consistent colors, even when you're viewing it from extreme positions.

    *Bezel width is the width between the screen and the laptop's frame.
    IPS-level
    NanoEdge
    Display
    Up to
    144Hz
    Refresh Rate
    100% sRGB
    Color Gamut

    ASUS TUF GAMING

    TOUGHER THAN STANDARD

    Infused with the spirit of The Ultimate Force (TUF), FX505 passes a series of rigorous MIL-STD-810G tests, successfully surviving varying conditions including solar radiation exposure, high altitude, and temperature extremes. It's certified to endure day-to-day use, from accidental knocks to sudden drops on a desk. Durable and stable, FX505 has been pushed to the limit to ensure only the very best for gamers.

    *These tests are held in strict environmental conditions and under the supervision of quality test engineers. Product testing without proper controls or guidance may damage the product, and in some instances, create situations where there is significant risk of injury, disability, or death.
    Shock & Vibration
    Temperature
    Humidity
    Altitude
    Solar-radiation

    Learn more about quality tests

    EXTREMELY ROBUST

    Physical shock tests ensure every TUF Gaming laptop resists damage from unexpected drops, knocks, and bumps during shipment and daily use. The reinforced chassis can withstand a force that's double the normal ASUS standard quality test. In addition, extensive vibration testing ensures all interior parts remain attached and maintain integrity.


    Shock Test
    2X
    More Force Than Standard
    Vibration Resistance Testing Time
    36X
    Longer Than Standard

    WITHSTANDS ENVIRONMENTAL EXTREMES

    ASUS engineers amped up environmental testing, subjecting each TUF Gaming laptop to extreme temperatures and humidity cycles, as well as high altitude testing to replicate inflight use or transport via air freight. Solar radiation testing ensures the laptop won't degrade even after prolonged to direct sunlight.


    Altitude Test
    50%
    Higher Than
    Standard
    Temperature
    Test Time
    3X
    Longer Than
    Standard
    Humidity
    Test Time
    10X
    Longer Than
    Standard

    DESIGN

    SOLIDLY BUILT

    FX505 has three stand-out designs that exude toughness and power. Its aluminum Gunmetal Grey or black plastic cover features the distinctive Radiating-X design with a complementary sand-blasted or brushed finish. The hexagonal design on the underside of the laptop provides additional structural rigidity, completing the laptop's modern and aggressive lines.

    *Red Fusion design has a premium plastic cover with a unique X design that glows red when in a dark environment.

    HYPERSTRIKE KEYBOARD

    DESKTOP-INSPIRED RGB-BACKLIT KEYBOARD

    FX505 has a keyboard that's optimized for gaming, featuring RGB-backlighting* across all zones that can be controlled via the TUF Aura Core panel so you can express your own unique style. Exclusive HyperStrike technology ensures more accurate typing and improved ergonomics thanks to a desktop-inspired layout with a highlighted WASD key group, broader space bar, isolated arrow keys, and recognizable gaps between the function keys. In addition, Overstroke technology registers keystrokes faster for precise and effortless control.

    *RGB-backlit keyboard may not be available on some models.

    All-zone
    RGB
    Backlight
    20Million
    Key Presses
    1.8mm
    Key Travel
    Overstroke
    Technology
    Static
    Breathing
    Color Cycle
    Strobing

    Learn more about keyboard

    20-MILLION-KEYSTROKE DURABILITY

    FX505 has an extremely durable keyboard with keys that can endure up to 20 million key presses — twice the industry standard. It promises an extended lifespan without compromising accuracy and comfort.

    Extra Durable Keyboard
    0.25mm Keycap Curve
    1. Independent Power Button 2. Straight Line between Enter/ Shift/ Ctrl 3. Space between Function Keys 4. Isolated Arrow Keys 5. Extended Space Bar

    DESKTOP-INSPIRED LAYOUT

    With a layout modeled on gaming desktop keyboards, the keyboard on FX505 gives you precise control. The entire module is designed for the way your fingers are used to typing and playing, with recognizable gaps between the function keys, and isolated arrow keys for easy identification.

    Travel Distance Travel Distance FX505 General

    OVERSTROKE TECHNOLOGY

    Overstroke technology provides each key with 1.8mm travel distance for improved responsiveness. The keys are calibrated to require just 62 gram-force (gf) for activation, and feature an extended overstroke distance for more comfortable typing.

    GAME-READY PERFORMANCE

    UNSTOPPABLE GAMING FIREPOWER

    Despite its compact size, FX505 packs the punch of a full-fledged gaming desktop. It's powered by up to an 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-8750H hexa-core processor for speeds of up to 3.9GHz. With six cores and up to 23% more powerful than the previous generation, this latest processor allows for faster, more efficient multitasking, including simultaneous gaming, recording, and live-streaming. FX505 can also be specified with up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1060 graphics for vivid visuals and super smooth gameplay.

    Windows 10 Pro
    Intel® Core™
    i7 - 8750H
    CPU
    NVIDIA® GeForce®
    GTX 10-Series
    GPU

    THERMAL

    HYPERCOOL TECHNOLOGY IMPROVES DURABILITY

    ASUS-exclusive HyperCool technology comprises of the Anti-Dust Cooling (ADC) system and Fan Overboost technology to ensure exceptional cooling during gaming marathons. Furthermore, cooling is also improved by the patented trapezoid-cut lid and intelligent parallel fan placement.

    *Specifications and features vary by models.

    Anti-Dust Cooling
    To Prolong Component Lifespan
    Powerful
    Dual Fan
    Design
    Fan
    Overboost
    Technology
    Patented
    Trapezoid-cut
    Lid

    Learn more about cooling

    ANTI-DUST TUNNELS

    The ADC system has an exclusive internal design that forces dust particles and dirt to exit the chassis through two anti-dust tunnels located at the edges of the fans. This prevents the thermal fins from becoming caked in grime, preserving performance in the long run to improve both system longevity and reliability.

    FAN OVERBOOST

    The system can automatically adjust fan speeds according to CPU and GPU temperatures, but you also have the option to switch between Fan Overboost, Balanced, and Silent modes to suit the situation at hand. Fan Overboost is the most aggressive setting, providing the fastest fan speeds to fully exploit the power of FX505. Silent mode curbs fan noise, so it's perfect when you're surfing the net, getting work done, or watching a movie.

    OPTIMIZED AIRFLOW

    Every part of FX505 serves to improve system stability and efficiency. The dual fans are symmetrically placed to maximize airflow through the system. They pump warm air out the back, where the patented trapezoid-cut lid avoids interference with the exhaust vents, increasing thermal efficiency by up to 25% over traditional designs.

    AUDIO

    IMMERSIVE DTS SURROUND SOUND

    DTS Headphone: X™ technology delivers immersive, high-fidelity 7.1-channel virtual surround sound for theater-quality audio, even when you're using a headset. It features optimized settings for games, sports, and movies, and has a built-in equalizer for additional fine-tuning.

    7.1-channel
    Virtual Surround
    Optimized
    Game/ Movies/ Sports
    Audio Profiles
    Audiophile-grade
    Equalizer

    WI-FI

    FASTER SPEEDS, WIDER COVERAGE

    FX505 features one of the fastest Wi-Fi standards available — the latest Intel 802.11ac Wave 2 boasts data transfer rates of up to an incredible 1.7Gbps — 12X faster than baseline 802.11b/g/n! Additionally, the 2x2 MIMO configuration provides up to 30% wider coverage than a 1x1 setup. Stream your favorite movies in high-resolution or play online with fewer connection drops, even if FX505 is farther away from your router.

    *Unless otherwise stated, claimed Wi-Fi speeds are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary in real-world situations.

    Up to
    12x Faster*
    Than Baseline BGN
    Up to
    1.7Gbps
    Transfer Speeds
    30%
    Wider Coverage

    STORAGE

    LOAD GAMES FASTER

    The 1TB 5400rpm FireCuda SSHD loads games more than 2X faster than 5400rpm HDDs found in rival laptops. FireCuda's flash memory acts like a cache, saving frequently used data without accessing the hard drive to lower power consumption and improve performance.

    *Unless otherwise stated, data read and write speeds are based on theoretical performance. Actual performance may vary in real-world situations.

    Game Load Times
    140% Faster*
    Than a 5400rpm HDD
    App Load Times
    450% Faster
    Than a 5400rpm HDD

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    INTEL® OPTANE™ MEMORY

    FX505 can be specified with a variety of storage options. If it's speed you're after, choose up to a 512GB PCIe® SSD to cut application and game load times to an absolute minimum. Even if you decide to stick with a traditional HDD to house your game library, FX505 features 16GB of Intel® Optane™ Memory to significantly increase data access speeds. It acts like a cache drive, resulting in faster boot-up times for frequently used files. Intel® Optane™ boosts overall system performance by up to 39%, and makes daily tasks twice as responsive so you'll get more done in less time!

    39% Improvement
    In System Performance
    Makes Everyday Tasks
    2X
    As Responsive

    MEMORY

    HIGH-PERFORMANCE MEMORY

    Get ready for some serious multitasking — FX505 pairs its hexa-core processor with up to 32GB of dual-channel DDR4 2666MHz memory for improved performance and energy efficiency.

    Up to
    32GB
    DDR4 RAM

    I/O PORTS

    I/O PORTS WITHIN EASY REACH

    FX505 features a host of I/O ports including a single USB 2.0 and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A ports for your gaming peripherals, as well as HDMI 2.0 to connect to an external display. All ports are situated on the left side of the laptop so there's nothing to interfere with right-handed mousing.

    3.5mm Audio Jack USB 3.1 Gen1 USB 3.1 Gen1 USB 2.0 HDMI 2.0 RJ-45 Jack Power