Pros

  • Hardy construction
  • A multimedia machine with great speakers

Cons

  • Anti-glare screen actually caused glare

At A Glance

Well-built laptop provides middle of the road performance and a sizable hard disk for a good price.

Manufacturer’s Description

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 notebook PC? your new home and home office entertainment center that makes your ideas come to life. This elegant and versatile notebooks packs a lot of power and performance in a small, highly mobile package. This masterful 6.4-pound PC features a 15.4-inch display, an Intel Core 2 Duo 1.66GHz processor, a 160GB Hard drive, and 2GB of DDR2 memory, and a Dual Layer DVD Recordable optical drive -- all running on the Windows Vista Home Premium operating system. This Lenovo IdeaPad Y510 boasts Dolby Home Theater premium audio with four speakers and a sub-woofer, Multimedia Control Center to give you a one-stop total entertainment environment with a convenient Shuttle Key that puts volume and equalizer controls with easy reach.

Manufacturer’s Website

http://www.lenovo.com/us

The Specs

Pricing
Part Number 59012698
Processor
Processor type Intel Core 2 Duo T5450
Processor speed 1660.0 MHz
Display
Display size 15.4 inches
Resolution 1280 x 800 pixels
External Monitor Interface Integrated
Vertical Resolution 800
Graphics
Graphics Type Integrated
Primary Graphics Chipset Intel 965 Express Chipset
Storage
Drive size 250.0 GB
Floppy Drive No
Other storage
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
General Information
UPC Code 883609490881
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Standard Number of Batteries 1.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0
Ports and Connections
Headphone Jack Yes
Available Interfaces Infrared
Microphone input Yes
Firewire 1
Ethernet Type 10/100 Mbps
Wireless connection 802.11 n
Bluetooth No
Slots
  • Express Card Slot
  • xD-Picture Card
  • SD Card
  • Memory Stick
Memory
Memory size 2048.0 MB
Memory type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory speed 667.0 MHz
Dimensions
Width 14.2 inches
Depth 10.3 inches
Height 1.5 inches
Weight 7.1 pounds
Weight with Accessories 7.1 pounds
Sound
Speakers Stereo
Storage Media
Memory stick Memory Stick
SD card Yes
Included Software
Operating System Microsoft Windows Vista Home Premium (32 bit)
Included Software
  • Power2GO 5.5
  • Energy Cut 2.1
  • Adobe Reader 8.0
  • EasyCapture 2.5
  • VeriFace 2.0
Other Features
Docking Station Port No
Devices AC Adapter
Input devices Touchpad
Hardware List
  • Notebook
  • battery
Pointing Device Touchpad

Performance

Overall Performance
WorldBench 6 Score 70.0
WorldBench 6 Rating Fair
Battery
Battery Life 3:42:05 AM   (hh:mm)
Office Productivity
Web Browsing 388.0   seconds (lower is better)
Office Suite Use 415.0   seconds (lower is better)
File Compression 394.0   seconds (lower is better)
Content Creation
Image Editing 613.0   seconds (lower is better)
GPU Graphics Rendering 842.0   seconds (lower is better)
CPU Graphics Rendering 960.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Encoding 314.0   seconds (lower is better)
DVD Burning 577.0   seconds (lower is better)
Video Editing 275.0   seconds (lower is better)
Gaming
Far Cry, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 19.48   Frames per second (higher is better)
Doom 3, 1024 by 768, 32-Bit 8.13   Frames per second (higher is better)
Performance
World Bench 5 Multitasking 497.0
Number of Included Batteries 1.0

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