Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 Review March 22, 2010
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 notebook is a new product this year, positioning the game entertainment, is the most talked about one of the products currently.
For now, Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 has two versions, one is i3 330M processor + ATI 5730 graphics card +4 GB RAM +500 GB hard drive configuration, while the other one is i5 430M processor + ATI 5730 graphics card +4 GB RAM + 500GB hard drive configuration. The main difference is that two machines with the TSI processor acceleration technology, two-processor with four threads, but i3 330M processor does not support the Core-frequency acceleration, while i5 430M processor supports, in addition to i5 version of Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 also supports the TSI acceleration technology.
The specific model laptop Lenovo Y560 ITH i3 version mainly configured are i3-330M CPU, ATI 5730 GPU, 7200RPM 500G HDD, 4G DDR3 memory, 15.6-inch screen, it is mainly the relative strong in performance compared with Y460 .
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 icon on the right palmrest, you can see some clues: ATi graphics card, Dolby-certified sound system, intel i3 processor, win7 operating system.
This is a sign of the left palmrest, which we can see a lot of features, one of the most practical than the first row of the first dual-graphics hot-switch! Second row of the first was a JBL sound system, JBL exactly like Y460 .
JBL audio first applied to Y460 and Y560 notebooks, through the Dolby certified sound really good, you can have immersive feel while playing the game.
In the front end of Lenovo IdeaPad Y560, the left switch is a dual-card hot-swap switch, you can switch graphics cards. Lenovo approach is fairly scientific. The new Intel Core Duo cpu integrated high-definition graphics, for independent graphics card notebook, vendors need to provides a reasonable way to switch graphics cards.Lenovo offers a separate switch, a very convenient and practical.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 vent is located in the left hand, takes a dual heat pipe cooling, which may be the hottest place on Lenovo IdeaPad Y560. You must not place something before vent to block it cooling. Otherwise, Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 cooling is very likely to cause bad. In addition, you must not place notebook on the uneven surface, such as quilt, this also very easily lead to bad cooling.
Lenovo ideapad Y560 located in audio and video entertainment notebook, has four USB interfaces (1 eSATA + USB composite interface), also equips with HDMI high-definition output interface, rich interface design to ensure the of the machine in the expansion of video entertainment.
The back of Lenovo IdeaPad Y560. It can be sure that Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 certainly upgrade with MINI PCIE solid-state hard drive, also can insert a 3G Sim card to surf the Internet. Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 notebook with a very stylish design, surface uses cutting-edge material handling technology. Smart ideapad light logo, lit the inspiration this moment.
Multi-touch panel: support for multi-touch technology, through gestures to achieve image zoom, web control scrolling and other functions.
Let us go to performance test. First test 3DMark06, Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 gets 7585 points test scores under 1366×768 resolution, enough to cope with the current mainstream games.
The system self-test scores reached 5.5 points, and the score bottleneck is memory, graphics and processors, have been very adequate, but the memory upgrade is quite simple. Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 ‘s hard disk is 500G 7200 switch, the test results show very good, with an average transfer rate of 74.1MB/sec, the processor occupancy rate was only 5.2%, and the hard disk temperature is only 35 degrees.
Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 body weight is 2.6080Kg. Travel weight is 3.0585Kg.
Summary: Lenovo IdeaPad Y560 is the top entertainment games notebook currently, JBL Audio offers, split screen, dual graphics cards and other mainstream technologies ranging switching, in addition to i3 processor is also very strong, sufficient to meet the needs of the entertainment and games.
You can also read :Lenovo IdeaPad Y460 Review