Lenovo is usually a business minded company when it comes to their products. So when I got the opportunity to use the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 is was a little skeptical. I wasn’t sure if the Y500 could be comparable to other popular brands. However with it’s sleek design and impressive processing power the Y500 proves that it can hold its’ own in the PC gaming world.


Here is a look at the complete specifications.






The IdeaPad Y500 dual graphics card offers solid gaming performance but it’s 16GB of RAM can keep it from being on pace with other popular brands. In the PCMark7 the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 scored a 3479. In the 3DMark11 Entry-3D Benchmark Tests is scored a 5614. While playing BioShock Infinite the Y500 had an average FPS of 40 on high settings, but only averaged 25 FPS on ultra settings.



  • The changeable modular drive bay allows you to choose between four components that you think would best suit your needs.
  • The dual GPU offers solid gaming performance.
  • Amazing sound quality.



  • Short battery life.
  • Some games may not run well on high settings.


Overall the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 is a solid choice for anybody looking for a gaming laptop. The ultrabay allows you to change extras to best suit the users needs and the dual graphics cards offers a good gaming experience at an affordable price.

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