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Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

alaTest has collected and analyzed 584 reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Laptops for all reviews. Reviews about the design and keyboard are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed opinions about the portability, while the connectivity and touchpad get negative views.

performance, usability, price, keyboard, design

battery, touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 36 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the keyboard and durability are generally positive. The price and screen also get good comments. Reviews are divided on the usability. There are some negative comments about the touchpad and size.

performance, screen, price, durability, keyboard

size, touchpad

83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo Y510p 15.6-inch FHD Laptop Dusk - Black (Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 12GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 8GB SSD, NVIDIA GT755M 4GB, Bluetooth, Camera, No DVD,Lenovo Y510p 15.6-inch Laptop (Intel Core i7 4700MQ 2.4GHz Processor, 16 GB RAM, 1TB HDD, DVD-RW, LAN, WLAN, BT, Webcam, Nvidia Graphics, Windows 8 HoLenovo Y510p 15.6-inch FHD Laptop Dusk - Black (Intel Core i7-4700MQ 2.4GHz, 16GB RAM, 1TB HDD, 8GB SSD, NVIDIA GT755M 2GB, Bluetooth, Camera, DVDRW,

Feb, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 257 user reviews of Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com. Opinions about the reliability and design are overall positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the size. The connectivity and touchpad get critical reviews.

performance, price, usability, design, reliability

portability, touchpad, connectivity

86% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p 59388313 15.6-Inch Laptop (Dusk Black)Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p 59385820 15.6-Inch Laptop (Dusk Black)Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p 15.6-Inch Laptop (59406636) Dusk Black

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Review Update Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p (GT 755M SLI) Notebook

 

Power boost. Lenovo has enhanced the graphics performance of its successful IdeaPad Y510p. The device is now available with either a GeForce GT 750M (SLI) or a GeForce GT 755M (SLI). We grabbed the brand new dual-GPU version and compared its...

Acceptable maintenance possibilities; Moderate noise development; Bright non-glare screen; Performance-money ratio; Backlit keyboard; Decent sound; UltraBay feature

CPU's Turbo sometimes disabled; Unfavorable interface positioning; Sensitive screen bezel; SLI without graphics switching; Wobbly touchpad; Bulky power supply; Micro-stuttering

15-inch gaming machines like the Gigabyte P25W, the One K56-3N2, the MSI GE60H, the Schenker XMG A503 or the Schenker W503.

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Florian Glaser (notebookcheck.net)

Review Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p Notebook

 

The experiment continues. Lenovo's IdeaPad Y500 made quite a spla

Easy to maintain and upgrade; Noise is well controlled; Outstanding performance; Matte Full-HD screen; Backlit keyboard; Easy recovery; JBL speakers; Ingenious UltraBay; ExpressCache; Fair price; 2x USB 3.0

No CPU Turbo under heavy load; Delicate high-gloss elements; Port distribution far from ideal; High temps; Throttling under maximum load; Not a lot of accessories included; Battery life could be better; Wobbly touchpad; Micro-stuttering is an issue;...

15-inch multi-purpose systems with high-end status like the Samsung 770Z5E or the Schenker XMG A523.

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: Brian Westover (pcmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

 

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p gaming laptop offers modular upgrades and a sleek design.

An Intel Core i7 processor and dual-GPU system offers solid performance in gaming and productivity. Swappable Ultrabay options let you reconfigure your system as needed. Display, sound, and keyboard are all well made

Short battery life

Like an assassin in a business suit, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p has a sleek, almost professional look that hides powerful gaming hardware within. Lenovo's gaming laptops have always been something of a contradiction, pushing beyond the company's...

Nov, 2013

Expert review by: Michael Wall (NotebookReview.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P Review

 

The Lenovo Y510P offers strong performance and a relatively portable form factor at an attractive price.

Portable Design (for gaming notebook) ; Versatility via Ultrabay ; Solid Performance at Affordable Price

Poor Battery Life

With its portable form factor, strong performance and affordable price point the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P delivers on all fronts. Equipped with dual NVidia GT 750M GPUs, 16GB of RAM and a 2.2 GHz fourth generation i7 processor the Y510P is able to tackle...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: David Eitelbach (laptopmag.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

 

Packing dual GPUs, a 1080p display and JBL speakers, the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p is a fantastic gaming notebook for shoppers on a budget.

Very good graphics performance; Excellent 1080p display; Powerful JBL speakers; Affordable price

A bit heavy for 15-inch notebook; Some keys shrunken; Below-average battery life

Gamers looking to buy a powerful system without breaking the bank will find a lot to love in the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p. For only $1,299, the notebook comes loaded with a speedy Haswell quad-core processor, dual Nvidia GPUs in SLI configuration and a 1TB...

Jul, 2013

Expert review by: ComputerShopper (computershopper.com)

Expert Review

 

Powerful, latest-generation CPU and Nvidia SLI graphics deliver excellent performance, Versatile Ultrabay offers choice of optical drive or second graphics card, Comfortable backlit keyboard

Short battery life, Hard drive with SSD cache rather than full SSD, Unnecessary amount of RAM in test configuration

Overall, the $1,599 top-end model of the Y510p is a good option for gamers, as long as you can look past the lack of real solid-state storage and the non-touch screen's narrow vertical viewing angles. But if you really want a good value, as we said,...

Aug, 2013

Expert review by: Javed Anwer (timesofindia.indiatimes.com)

Lenovo Y510P: A gaming laptop that won’t break your bank - The Times of India

 

Finding a good gaming laptop in India is a daunting task. Only a handful of companies sell gaming laptops here.

Fast performance,powerful graphics card Vibrant screen with FullHD resolution Backlit keys, smooth and large touchpad Elegant yet playful design

* MRP: Rs 78,900

Dec, 2013

Expert review by: Bobby MacPherson (alphr.com)

Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p

 

When the IdeaPad Y510p arrived at the PC Pro office, it was clear its focus is high-performance gaming. With a pitch-black chassis and blood-red backlit keyboard, it's reminiscent of Alienware's intimidating range of dedicated gaming laptops, yet its...

A powerful, well-priced desktop replacement let down only by a below-par display

Oct, 2013

Consumer review by: Matthew B. (newegg.com)

Solid Budget + Perfomance

 

Consistent performance and it has been over a year and a half ; Great overall laptop for videos and gaming

weak battery; always needs to be plugged in otherwise it lasts only half an hour while performing heavy tasks ; gets very hot, requires a chill mat

Oct, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Lenovo Y510P

 

the power supply for this bad boy is monstrous! i accidentally walked over it and noticed i elevated about an inch and a half off the ground the thing is a platform its so huuge! plan on frying an egg on it that it gets nasty hot at times haha

it stomps any game i own right into the ground. can play the new metal gear phantom pain with all on high if not ultra and it looks beautiful! the gt cards are intermediate as far as the card series go but in SLI it wrecks on games like youd think....

running dual gpu's will get this thing pretty toasty that its uncomfortable to sit on your lap with but you can always add a cooling pad for it and help with that. nonetheless heat output is expected from two gpus so i guess this isnt so much a con...

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications

Camera

Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution:1280 x 720

Display

Display Surface:Gloss

Graphics

Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:1.74
Number of discrete graphics adapters installed:1 / 2
Number of discrete graphics adapters supported:1 / 2
Number of displays supported by on-board graphics adapter:3
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:11.1
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x416

Keyboard

Keyboard backlit: Yes

Networking

4G: No

Ports & interfaces

LAN/VGA combo port: No
Mini DisplayPort/Thunderbolt combo port: No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1 / 2
USB Sleep-and-Charge: Yes
USB Sleep-and-Charge ports:1

Processor

Conflict Free processor: Yes
ECC supported by processor: No
Maximum internal memory supported by processor:32
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:16
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max):25.6
Memory channels supported by processor:Dual
Memory clock speeds supported by processor:1333,1600
Memory types supported by processor:DDR3-SDRAM / DDR3L-SDRAM
Processor cache level:L3
Processor cache type:L3 / SmartCache, L3
Processor codename:Haswell
Processor Series:Intel Core i5-4200 Mobile series / Intel Core i7-4700 Mobile series
Thermal Design Power (TDP):37 / 47

Processor special features

Intel 64: Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology: No
Intel Identity Protection Technology version:1.00
Intel Secure Key: Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA): No
Intel TSX-NI: Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:0.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d): Yes
Processor package size:37.5

Security

Cable lock slot type:Kensington

Storage

Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache memory:8
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) cache type:SSD
Hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity:1000