Lenovo IdeaPad Y580

Verge Review

Traditionally, gamers have looked to hefty, monstrous machines with stylish designs — though some prefer the term “ostentatious” — for their portable gaming needs. Even as other laptops get thinner, lighter, and sexier, gaming laptops remain bulky and incredibly powerful, making them the best option if you’re looking for a portable — well, relatively portable — computer that can handle the latest games in their full glory. However, wanting to play games doesn’t necessarily mean you want a...

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Basic Specs

Laptop type Mainstream
Thickness 1.41 inches
Weight 5.95 pounds
Operating system Windows 7
Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge
Graphics type Discrete
Optical drive type Tray-loading

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Tech Specs

Hardware

Laptop type Mainstream
Width 15.16 inches
Depth 10.04 inches
Thickness 1.41 inches
Weight 5.95 pounds
Color Gray

Software

Operating system Windows 7

Display (base)

Screen size (diagonal) 15.6 inches
Technology LCD
Resolution (X) 1920 px
Resolution (Y) 1080 px

Keyboard

Type Chiclet
Number pad Yes

Mouse

Type(s) Trackpad

Processor (base)

CPU brand Intel
CPU family Sandy Bridge

Processor (max)

Brand Intel
Family Ivy Bridge
Model Core i7-3820QM
Cores 4
Clockspeed 2.7 GHz
Turbo clockspeed 3.7 GHz

GPU (base)

Graphics type Discrete

GPU (max)

Discrete GPU brand Nvidia
Discrete GPU model GeForce GTX 660M
Dedicated VRAM size 2 GB

Memory

Base RAM size 2 GB
Max. config RAM size 8 GB
RAM type DDR3
Base RAM speed 1600 MHz
RAM slots 2

Storage

Options HDD (5400RPM), HDD (7200RPM)
Base drive type HDD (5400RPM)
Base drive capacity 500 GB
Max. config HDD 1 TB
Card reader Yes
Card reader support Other, SD, Memory Stick, xD, MMC

Optical Drive

Optical drive type Tray-loading
Compatible media DVD±R/RW, BD-ROM

Audio

Speakers 2
Audio brand Dolby Home Theater v4, JBL

Webcam

Effective pixels 1 megapixels
Video resolution 720p

Port options

USB 2
USB 3.0 2
Ethernet 1
Ethernet type 10/100/1000 (Gigabit)
HDMI 1
3.5mm headphone 1
3.5mm line-in / microphone 1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi options 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
Bluetooth Optional

Battery

Size 6 cell
Quoted time 5 hr

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