Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 MBG3PUK reviews and prices: 15.6" Laptop computer

8 customer reviews

This laptop is a good all rounder.

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8.6 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 MBG3PUK with Intel Core i7 3632QM 2.4 GHz Quad Core Processor, 16GB of Memory and 1000GB Storage on Windows 8 64 bit. Blue Ray Writer, 2 hours of battery See full product description
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christopher, Tyne and Wear Music, gaming or video fan

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
ultrabay idea is great, very fast compared to my old laptop, can handle new games too, even though mine is the single graphics card version. the light up keys look great in the dark too.
Bad points:
now the ultrabay ... trying to buy another graphics card even from lenovo company itself is difficult as i have emailed a few different companys and not had one reply only a canada lenovo shop said straight off... NO we do not ship abroad. This is a SATA 3 motherboard and for the money i payed i would have expected a SATA 3 SSD and HDD installed but there only SATA 2?
Overall rating 9.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Size and weight 6.0
Performance 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 May 2013

Owen, Leeds Music, gaming or video fan

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Very powerful, fast, great for games, it will play any game out today with ease.

Great for visualization also and building lab environments.

great looking laptop great value for money for the very high spec.
Bad points:
Comes with windows 8
Overall rating 10.0
Battery life 10.0
Design 10.0
Size and weight 10.0
Performance 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Sep 2013

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 15.6
Screen Resolution (pixels) 1920x1080
Operating system Windows 8 64 bit
RAM (Gigabytes) 16
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 1000
Hard disk capacity (Gigabytes) 16
Number of cores Quad
Processor brand Intel
Processor series Core i7
Processor number 3632QM
Processor speed (Gigahertz) 2.4
Number of USB ports 3
Connections USB 2.0
Connections HDMI
Connections VGA
Connections Headphone-out
Connections Mic In
Connections USB 3.0
Built-in disc drive Blue Ray Writer
Card reader 6 in 1 Card Reader
Battery life (Hours) 2
Weight (kg) 2.93
Graphics card brand nVidia
Graphics card model number GeForce GT 650M*2 (SLI)
Graphics card memory (Megabytes) 2048
Type of hard drive HDD
Type of hard drive SSD
Chipset brand Intel
Chipset series HM76
Aspect ratio 16:9

Also known as: Lenovo IdeaPad Y500, Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Gaming

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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 Gaming Laptop Product Description

Ultrabay
An interchangeable bay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space or an additional fan for cooling.
NVIDIA® GeForce® Graphics with dual graphics card support
Standard with up to NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 655M 2GB graphics, add a second card with NVIDIA® SLI technology using the Ultrabay to generate up to 1.6 times more frame rate performance.
Dolby® Home Theater® v4 with Premium JBL® Speakers
Increased audio clarity and maximized volume output without distortion — enjoy a crisp, clear immersive surround sound experience over built-in JBL® designed stereo speakers or your own headphones.
Blu-ray Disc™ Drive
To enjoy your favorite movies on the road configure your system with the latest Blu-ray Disc™ player and writer.
Intelligent Touchpad
Optimized for the new Windows 8 interface the intelligent touchpad enables easy scroll, zoom and rotate functions for comfortable control of your IdeaPad Y500 laptop.
AccuType Keyboard
The AccuType keyboard boasts a modern look and feel with flatter, slightly curved keys that improve your comfort while increasing typing accuracy. Choose a model with a backlit keyboard for easy typing in low-light conditions.
Integrated 720p HD Webcam and Dual Digital Array Microphones
Crystal clear video & audio and face tracking will help you chat with friends and family like you’re really there.
Always-on USB Port
Lets you recharge a mobile device even when the laptop is powered off and unplugged from the mains.


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