The Legion Y520 would look right at home on the body of a Transformer. On the Heaven and Valley gaming tests, which are better indications of what you'd see when playing, the Y520 averaged 42 frames per second fps and 50fps with the resolution at 1080p and graphics quality set to Ultra. I'm a student so it doesn't matter so much for me, but if you want a computer for work, I think the Y520 would be better although not my choice either. Wireless connectivity consists of 802. The touchpad is similarly dependable, with a nice soft feel and left- and right-click functions relegated to dedicated buttons beneath, so the pad itself doesn't move. Upload the matching lyric file and learn the words to your favorite song as your A Series scrolls them along the screen in sync with the music.
I broke out tools to open it the first time. Lenovo has its own program called Nerve Sense installed. Please if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message. Maximum power Play your favorite games at silky-smooth frame rates, with additional processing power for streaming video, audio, and more. With a 12-percent increase in productivity compared to previous processors and a 19-percent increase in web performance via a dedicated media engine, you can enjoy the latest in gaming performance and online gameplay.
Limiting your budget to under a grand for a gaming laptop does not mean you have to settle for crummy specs. One coupon redeemable per item per customer. About this review Lenovo loaned Windows Central a review unit of the Legion Y520T. The 1,920-by-1,080-resolution display on our test unit makes sense with the components—any higher and your frame rates would suffer. The Inspiron 15 remains our budget Editors' Choice for the superb value you get in a system with the same graphics card, but if you can spend a few hundred extra dollars more, you won't be disappointed with the Legion Y520. The charge port is identical to my old Lenovo y50-70.
Shine On with the Red-Backlit Keyboard The Y520 features a red-backlit keyboard, perfect for those late-night gaming sessions. Storage is where data, like documents and applications, resides permanently on your computer. Furthermore, the numpad looks like it spent a little too much time in the dryer — the keys are shrunk! Furthermore, you can use the Extreme Cooling shortcut within Lenovo Nerve Sense for gaming firefights that require an additional push of cooling. Upload the matching lyric file and learn the words to your favorite song as your A Series scrolls them along the screen in sync with the music. Does anyone else have this? It enjoys Sunday afternoon baseball.
While it doesn't have a price as low as the Editors' Choice , it's a reliable and well-priced in its own right. The interior is made out of plastic. New: A brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. This fee will be quoted at checkout. The laptop is covered by a one-year warranty.
The is a pound heavier, which starts to push what feels comfortable to sling around your shoulder, so take comfort that the Legion is on the lighter side. The Y520 can't compete with pricier gaming rigs, but that's not surprising. The aluminum finish has a subtle checkered pattern on it to give it a unique look. If the games you play are generally less demanding and you don't need to do hobbyist or professional work on the side, this a great money-saving choice. To start with, the bezels surrounding the screen have now shrunk to a comparably minute 8 mm barring the bottom, to where the webcam has now been relocated. Finally, the wireless keyboard and mouse are of a generic variety, and while they work well enough for productivity, you'll want to grab something different for gaming. All things considered, the performance between the two should be fairly similar MaxQ is really funky, because every company does it slightly differently; the base clock speed of one MaxQ card might be different from a different MaxQ card in a different laptop model.
You can upgrade the Legion easily. Upload the matching lyric file and learn the words to your favorite song as your A Series scrolls them along the screen in sync with the music. For a laptop that doesn't cost a ton, the Y520 is a well built, sturdy machine with a distinctive look that shows some design restraint. Experience your music wirelessly and stream audio to other compatible devices with integrated Bluetooth®. You get a decent tactile feedback and the key travel is actually pretty decent for a 15-inch laptop. Trackpad From what I've read, the trackpad on the Y520 sucks, the Y720's isn't great but I'm told its much better. It's not quite the extreme bargain that the Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming is, but it does have more storage as configured, and the display is of better quality.
Speaking of which, the display is the first item on our list of complaints. They usually prefer their polygons in-game, not in-laptop. All others trademarks and copyrights mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners. Customize and Record With Lenovo Nerve Sense Easily customize your settings, such as audio, active keys, cooling, and network priority — so you can focus on the game. That said, there are a number of reasons I think the Y720 is superior although not in all cases Build Quality This is simple, the Y720 is all metal except keyboard deck , whereas the Y520 is all plastic. Click Disable on context menu. Experience your music wirelessly and stream audio to other compatible devices with integrated Bluetooth®.
Overall, this laptop has a very solid feeling design and the aluminum case makes it feel premium. Go to your settings to fix this. An additional Shipping and Handling fee will apply to shipments going to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico. First shooter games will run smooth on epic settings at 1080p with an average of 80-110 fps. You could certainly do better performance-wise, but the price is not too far off compared to the competitors. Maximum power Play your favorite games at silky-smooth frame rates, with additional processing power for streaming video, audio, and more. Out of the box, I found it to be a bit over-sensitive, though you can change that within Windows.