ASUS TUF Gaming A15 TUF506QM RTX 3060 Gaming Laptop
ASUS TUF Gaming A15 - OUTLAST THE COMPETITION
Geared for serious gaming and real-world durability, the TUF Gaming A15 – FA506 is a fully-loaded Windows 11 gaming laptop that can carry you to victory. Powered by the latest AMD Ryzen™ 7 CPU and GeForce RTX™ 3060 GPU, action-packed gameplay is fast, fluid, and fully saturates speedy IPS-level displays up to 144Hz. Even while boasting a smaller and more portable chassis than its predecessors, this gaming laptop also features a larger 90Wh battery for superior battery life. Efficient self-cleaning cooling combines with TUF's signature military-grade durability to make this battle-tested road warrior a reliable ally for gamers on the go.
DESIGN - STUN WITH STYLE
Personalize your experience with bold Graphite Black color option. A textured honeycomb design on the base adds grip and echoes the hexagon reinforcements around the chassis. Hairline brush strokes accent the palm area, adding a subtle texture that looks professional and clean.
Textured honeycomb grip coats the bottom of the chassis. Strategic cuts double as cooling vents.
Smart and Striking
Bold Graphite Black tints show off your personality.
Brushed Metal Finish
Contrasting hairline brushstrokes across the chassis are clean-cut and sleek.
PERFORMANCE - TAKE ON ANY CHALLENGE
Always ready for action, the TUF Gaming A15 excels at gaming, streaming, and everything in between. Up to an 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 CPU activates as many as 16 threads to fly through multitasking and more. Gameplay graphics are smooth with the latest GeForce RTX™ 3060 GPU which reliably delivers high frame rates for a ton of modern games. A superfast NVMe PCIe® SSD 512GB speeds up load times, while an open SSD slot makes it easy to add terabytes more space for all your games.
- WINDOWS 11 HOME
- AMD RYZEN™ 7 5800H MOBILE PROCESSOR
- NVIDIA® GEFORCE RTX™ 3060 GPU
- 16 GB 3200MHz DDR4 RAM
- 512GB SSD NVMe® PCIe®
- 2X SSD SLOTS
GEFORCE RTX 30 SERIES LAPTOPS - THE ULTIMATE PLAY
GeForce RTX™ 30 Series powers the world’s fastest laptops for gamers and creators. They’re built with the award-winning Ampere —NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture — with new RT Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors for the most realistic ray-traced graphics and cutting-edge AI features.
NVIDIA AMPERE ARCHITECTURE
- 2ND GENERATION RT CORES - 2X THROUGHPUT
- 3RD GENERATION TENSOR CORES - UP TO 2X THROUGHPUT
- NEW SM - 2X FP32 THROUGHPUT
RTX. IT’S ON.
Experience today’s biggest blockbusters like never before with the visual fidelity of real-time ray tracing and the ultimate performance of AI-powered DLSS. RTX. It’s On.
DLSS AI ACCELERATION - MAX FPS. MAX QUALITY. POWERED BY AI.
NVIDIA DLSS is groundbreaking AI rendering that boosts frame rates with uncompromised image quality using the dedicated AI processing Tensor Cores on GeForce RTX. This gives you the performance headroom to crank up settings and resolutions for an incredible visual experience. The AI revolution has arrived to gaming.
DYNAMIC BOOST 2.0
New AI-powered Dynamic Boost 2.0 automatically delivers the needed power between the GPU, GPU memory, and CPU for a larger performance boost than ever before. The AI networks in Dynamic Boost 2.0 manage power on a per-frame basis, so your laptop is constantly optimizing for maximum performance while you’re gaming and creating.
WhisperMode 2.0 delivers a new level of acoustic control for gaming laptops. It’s been reengineered from the ground up and custom built into laptops at a system-level. You pick your desired acoustic level, and WhisperMode 2.0’s AI-powered algorithms manage the CPU, GPU, system temperatures, and fan speeds to deliver great acoustics and the best possible performance.
Resizable BAR is an advanced PCI Express feature that enables the CPU to access the entire GPU frame buffer at once, improving performance in many games.
NVIDIA DLSS delivers a massive performance boost at the same power by using the Tensor Cores to do groundbreaking AI rendering.
UP YOUR CREATIVE GAME
Take your creative projects to a new level with GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops. Delivering AI-acceleration in top creative apps. Backed by the NVIDIA Studio platform of dedicated drivers and exclusive tools. And built to perform in record time. Whether you’re rendering complex 3D scenes, editing 8K video, or livestreaming with the best encoding and image quality, GeForce RTX laptops give you the performance to create your best.
VICTORY MEASURED IN MILLISECONDS
NVIDIA Reflex delivers the ultimate competitive advantage. The lowest latency. The best responsiveness, powered by GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops. Acquire targets faster, react quicker, and increase aim precision through a revolutionary suite of technologies to measure and optimize system latency for competitive games.
STREAM LIKE A BOSS
Steal the show with incredible graphics and smooth, stutter-free live streaming. Next-generation hardware encoding and decoding combine to show off all your best moments in exquisite detail. And the all-new NVIDIA Broadcast app takes your livestreams to the next level with powerful AI capabilities to improve audio and video quality with effects like virtual background, webcam auto frame and microphone noise removal. GeForce RTX 30 Series laptops deliver the performance and image quality necessary to give your audience your best—every time.
VISUALS - SPEED TO VICTORY
Game at pro-speed with a fast, 100% sRGB IPS-level panel up to 144Hz. With Adaptive-Sync, the display’s refresh rate synchronizes with the GPU’s frame rate to reduce lag, minimize stuttering, and eliminate visual tearing for ultra-smooth and immersive gameplay. Level up your multitasking abilities by connecting a second monitor via the USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™, which is G-SYNC® enabled and supports DisplayPort™ 1.4. Play 4K Ultra HD movies, videos, and games on big-screen TVs with HDMI 2.0b.
- SPEEDY 144Hz DISPLAY
- IPS-LEVEL 100% sRGB COLOR SPACE
- SMOOTH ADAPTIVE-SYNC TECHNOLOGY
AUDIO - CRYSTAL CLEAR AUDIO
Two speakers with four cut-outs are loud and powerful, enabling deeper audio immersion. DTS:X™ Ultra delivers high-fidelity audio for clear, precise sound. Virtual 7.1-channel surround sound enhances spatial awareness in-game to help you get the drop on enemies. Up to 8 preset modes for music, movies, and gaming genres optimize your experience further, on top of the built-in equalizer that lets you fine-tune your settings at will.
- OPTIMIZED STRATEGY/RPG/SHOOTER AUDIO MODES
- 7.1-CHANNEL SURROUND SOUND EXPERIENCE
- TWO-WAY AI NOISE CANCELLATION TECHNOLOGY
TWO-WAY AI NOISE CANCELLATION
Advanced Two-Way AI Noise cancellation works for both upstream and downstream connections, letting you remove noise from your mic input and incoming feeds. Audio settings can even be customized on a per-app basis, filtering specific apps like voice chat so you can have crystal clear in-game communications without touching game audio. Our noise-cancelling technology runs on the CPU, freeing up the GPU to maximize gaming performance.
THERMAL - LASTING COOL
Comprehensive cooling sustains long-term system reliability and extends the lifespan of your machine. Four heatpipes and three heatsinks draw heat away from your hardware and dissipates it quickly, keeping component temperatures at optimum levels. A Self-cleaning Cooling 2.0 design ensures that your cooling system stays debris-free for full functionality for the long haul. Tuned operating modes balance clock speeds and acoustics for the task at hand, customizable to your needs.
- SELF-CLEANING COOLING 2.0
- +10% AIRFLOW WITH 83-BLADE FANS
- 11% QUIETER IN PERFORMANCE MODE
PORTABILITY - LIVE LONG AND TRAVEL FAR
No matter where life takes you, keep a reliable ally at your side. Lightweight, portable, and long-lasting, this laptop lets you stay connected to the world, untethered from the wall. Its power-efficient AMD Ryzen™ processor and formidable 90Wh battery combine to offer up to 14.5 hours of video playback, so you can watch more on the move. Fast and reliable Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) ensures that you’ll be able to connect to the web and be productive wherever compatible connections are available.
*Battery life may vary based on system configuration. Fast Charging Technology is tested while the device is powered off with the default adapter included with the device.
Charging time may vary +/- 10% due to system tolerance.
- 90Wh BATTERY
- UP TO 13.5 HOURS WEB BROWSING
- UP TO 14.5 HOURS VIDEO PLAYBACK
- 50% IN 30 MINS FAST CHARGING TECHNOLOGY
DURABILITY - MILITARY-GRADE TOUGHNESS
In order to earn the TUF Gaming name, these laptops must successfully survive a rigorous battery of MIL-STD-810H tests. Test devices are exposed to drops, vibration, humidity, and extreme temperatures to ensure reliability. Dependable even in the harshest conditions, the A15 is more than capable of withstanding the accidental bumps and knocks of everyday life.
REDUCED FALL DAMAGE
Drop tests ensure every TUF Gaming laptop can resist damage from unexpected falls, knocks, and bumps during shipment and daily use. To meet MIL-STD-810H standards, devices are tested to survive short falls. Slip the A15 into your backpack, sling it over your shoulder, and carry it with you everywhere with less stress and worry.
*Please refer to the shock bench handling test, method 516.8, procedure VI for the exact test conditions.
Any time you carry your device into planes, trains, or cars, it experiences varying levels of vibration that can dislodge or damage internal components. Extensive vibration testing ensures that every part of your TUF Gaming laptop can withstand the rigors of travel without shifting around or losing functionality.
*Please refer to the vibration test, method 514.8 for the exact test conditions.
COOL UNDER FIRE
Whether you’re trekking out across the desert or sunning at the beach, scorching heat testing ensures that you can always keep your TUF Gaming laptop close at hand. Capable of operating in temperatures up to 49°C for several days at a time, these devices can definitely handle the heat.
*Please refer to the high temperature operational test, method 501.7, procedure II for the exact test conditions.
Even in biting cold temperatures as low as -32°C, TUF Gaming laptops keep running. This incredible resilience means they can be taken through some of the harshest, freezing environments on the planet and maintain their effectiveness throughout the journey.
*Please refer to the low temperature operational test, method 502.7, procedure II for the exact test conditions.
HUMIDITY? NO SWEAT
TUF Gaming laptop chassis are built to withstand humidity of up to 95% for extended periods of time, and come out through the other side with full functionality. Even if you’re traveling through tropical climates with harsh and wet conditions, TUF laptops can weather the storm.
*Please refer to the humidity aggravated cycle test, method 507.6, procedure II for the exact test conditions.
KEYBOARD - OPTIMIZED FOR GAMING
Arm yourself with a desktop-style keyboard optimized for gaming. Uniform RGB backlighting lets you express your own unique style, while highlighted WASD accents give you a visual shortcut to key movement commands. Overstroke technology triggers higher in each keystroke for faster responsiveness and effortless control. In true TUF form, each key is durable enough to withstand over 20 million presses for superb long-term reliability and precision.
- RGB BACKLIGHT
- 20 MILLION KEY PRESSES
- OVERSTROKE TECHNOLOGY
UPGRADEABILITY - UPGRADING MADE EASY
Upgrading your RAM and SSD is simplified with an easy-upgrade design that gives you fast access to memory slots and storage bays. With a standard screwdriver, you can easily remove the screws at the bottom of the chassis to make your desired modifications. A special pop-open screw raises one corner of the bottom panel, making it easier to separate. Quickly upgrade or replace your RAM, or increase your superfast SSD capacity by adding a second PCIe® drive.
INPUT/OUTPUT - COMPREHENSIVE CONNECTIVITY
Lots of I/O ports let you connect your favourite devices and start working anywhere. Two USB 3.2 Type-A ports allow for speedy data transfers, with an additional USB 3.2 Type-A port that makes three total inputs for preferred peripherals. Bluetooth also lets you also pair mice, headphones, and other compatible devices for a cleaner, wire-free working space. Use the USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C™ with DisplayPort™ 1.4 to hook up a superfast G-SYNC™ display for silky smooth gaming. Hop online with 802.11AX (2x2) Wi-Fi for fast and reliable connectivity wherever Wi-Fi is available.
EXCLUSIVE SOFTWARE - UNIFIED SYSTEM TUNING AND PERSONALIZATION
Armoury Crate unifies system and lighting controls to put essential settings at your fingertips in a single utility. Its extensive customization options let you personalize aesthetic effects, fine-tune game profiles, and adjust audio settings to fit your preferences. With Scenario Profiles, you can define and custom preferences that automatically adjust performance and other settings when you launch your favourite apps and games. Take complete control of your experience and make it fully your own.
Windows 11 Home
AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800H Mobile Processor (8-core/16-thread, 20MB cache, up to 4.4 GHz max boost)
NVIDIA® GeForce RTX™ 3060 Laptop GPU, Up to 1630MHz at 90W (95W with Dynamic Boost), 6GB GDDR6
15.6-inch, FHD (1920 x 1080) 16:9, anti-glare display, sRGB:62.5%, Adobe:47.34%, Refresh Rate:144Hz, Value IPS-level, Adaptive-Sync, Optimus
16GB DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM (2 x 8GB)
512GB M.2 NVMe™ PCIe® 3.0 SSD
1x 3.5mm Combo Audio Jack
1x HDMI 2.0b
3x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A
1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C
Keyboard and Touchpad
Backlit Chiclet Keyboard RGB
720P HD camera
AI noise-canceling technology
Built-in array microphone
Network and Communication
Wi-Fi 6(802.11ax)+Bluetooth 5.2 (Dual band) 2*2;(*BT version may change with OS upgrades.)
90WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion
ø6.0, 200W AC Adapter, Output: 20V DC, 10A, 200W, Input: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz universal
2.30 Kg (5.07 lbs)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
35.9 x 25.6 x 2.28 ~ 2.45 cm (14.13" x 10.08" x 0.90" ~ 0.96")
BIOS Administrator Password and User Password Protection
Kensington Security Slot™
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Your duty free allowance entitles you to bring into New Zealand the following quantities of alcohol products free of customs duty and GST provided you are over 17 years of age. You do need to be 18 years or over to purchase.
- Up to six bottles (4.5 litres) of wine, champagne, port or sherry or
- Up to twelve cans (4.5 litres) of beer
- And three bottles (or other containers) each containing not more than 1125ml of spirits, liqueur, or other spirituous beverages
Goods other than alcohol and tobacco, whether purchased overseas or purchased duty free in New Zealand, that have a combined total value not exceeding NZ$700 may also be brought as part of your personal goods concession.
When travelling overseas there are legal limits on the amount of duty free alcohol and other goods you can take with you. These amounts will vary depending on the country you are flying into. We always recommend you check the latest limits and exemptions.
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