If you are looking for a powerful gaming machine, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (59-369647) is worth considering. The combination of Intel Core i7 processor, 8GB RAM and 2GB NVIDIA graphics is one of the best you can opt for. But like many other gaming notebooks, it is bulky and lacks a good battery.
Display and Build
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (59-369647) features a 15.6-inch HD LED backlit display with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels. The sturdy black coloured outfit has a brushed aluminium finish extending over the whole surface. It is quite bulky with a thickness of 36mm and a weight of 2.7kg. The backlit keyboard lets you control your favorite games even in the dark.
Configuration and OS
For driving its processes, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (59-369647) boasts of a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor racing at 2.6GHz and based on HM77 Express chipset. With the onboard 8GB DDR3 RAM, you have the license to handle numerous applications simultaneously with utmost smoothness. It ships with 64 bit Windows 8 OS.
Camera, Storage and Multimedia
Armed with a 1MP webcam, the device provides impressive online video calling experience. The Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (59-369647) provides more than sufficient storage space with a 1TB SATA HDD. It even has a DVD RW drive so that you can stream movies and games from disks at ease.
The laptop boasts of high quality gaming performance thanks to dedicated 2GB NVIDIA NV 610M GFX graphics unit. It also has stereo speakers above the keyboard deck to provide the ideal ambience for entertainment.
Battery and Connectivity
Fuelled by a 6 cell Li-ion battery, the device provides up to 3 hours of backup. Connectivity wise it supports features like WLAN, Bluetooth v4.0, HDMI out, Ethernet port, VGA port, two USB 3.0 ports, one USB 2.0 port and digital media reader.