Lenovo IdeaPad Y580

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The all new IdeaPad Y580 is a 15.6-inch multimedia notebook designed to give you a perfect balance between serious performance for work and multimedia power for play. Whether you’re editing HD video or playing video games this laptop has you covered. Equipped with a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor and high-performance NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M dedicated graphics, this laptop is available with either a traditional hard drive or hard drive and mSATA solid state drive (SSD).

  • 15.6-inch FHD glossy display with LED backlighting (1920 x 1080)
  • Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
  • Intel Core i7-3610QM quad-core processor at 2.3GHz (3.3GHz Turbo Boost, 6M cache, 45W TDP)
  • Intel HD 4000 integrated graphics and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M 2GB
  • 8GB-1600 DDR3 memory
  • 1TB 5400 rpm HDD
  • Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2200 802.11 b/g/n wireless network adapter
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • 720p webcam
  • 8X Blu-ray/DVD-RW SuperMulti optical drive
  • 1-year limited warranty (hardware support)
  • 6-cell Li-ion battery (72 Whr, 4.4Ah)
  • Weight: 5.96 lbs
  • Dimensions: 15.15 x 10.04 x 1.41 inches (LxWxH)

  • Pros

    • Great casual gaming machine with discrete graphics
    • Good battery life
    • Blu-Ray optical drive
    • Good keyboard and touchpad
  • Cons

    • Heavy
    • Click pad layout takes a bit of getting used to
    • No docking socket or wedge battery

Quick Take

The IdeaPad Y580 is not only a beautifully styled laptop, it also offers great performance in just about every area.

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