Lenovo IdeaPad Y500

Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 1.29 inches
Weight 6.39 pounds
Operating system Windows 8
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Mainstream
Width 13.77 inches
Depth 9.64 inches
Thickness 1.29 inches
Weight 6.39 pounds
Color Black / Red

Software

Operating system Windows 8

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 1366 px
Resolution (Y) 768 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Number pad Yes

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7

GPU (base)

Graphics type Switchable
Base discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 650M

GPU (max)

Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GT 650M
SLI / Crossfire Yes

Memory

Max. config RAM size 16 GB
RAM type DDR3

Storage

Options HDD (Unspecified RPM)
Max. config HDD 1 TB
Max. config SSD 16 GB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD, Memory Stick, xD, MMC

Optical Drive

Compatible media DVD±R/RW, BD-ROM

Audio

Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4, JBL

Webcam

Video resolution 720p

Port options

Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
HDMI 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1
3.5mm digital optical audio (S/PDIF) 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Yes
Wireless video WiDi

Battery

Size 6 cell
Quoted time 3 hr

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  • 9.0
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    Reviewed by spacel (Currently owns)

    A very powerful gaming laptop, thanks to SLI technology which allows a second graphic card use. The large memory support of up to 16GB promises current a future game support with ease.

    I love the design, and though such powerful, doesn't weight more than a regular laptop.

    for more details please visit - http://www.squidoo.com/lenovo-ideapad-y500-laptop-review

    Out of enthusiasm, I've summed up all the points which I've been looking for, before purchasing.

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    • Performance 10
    • Heat / noise 9
    • Battery life 8
    • Software 10
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