• CPU: Intel Core i5-10210U
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (25W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 256GB SSD + 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 2x 4GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
  • Weight: 1.80 kg (4 lbs)

Pros

  • Sleek design
  • Nice performance/efficiency ratio
  • Good battery life
  • Sufficient cooling
  • Supports PCIe x4 SSDs
  • Good contrast ratio and comfortable viewing angles

Cons

  • Its keyboard is not the most comfortable out there
  • Lacks Thunderbolt connection
  • Covers only 51% of sRGB
  • Uses aggressive PWM to adjust its brightness (our Health-Guard profile fixes that)

Lenovo IdeaPad S540 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #96
  • Intel Core i7-10510U 532.5%
  • Intel Core i5-1035G7 3024.2%
  • Intel Core i5-10210U
  • Intel Core i7-8665U 3024.6%
  • Intel Core i7-8565U 3016.9%
  • Intel Core i5-8265U 3021.2%
GPU Performance #126
  • NVIDIA Quadro M1200 (4GB GDDR5) 0.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (25W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce MX150 (4GB GDDR5) 1%
  • NVIDIA Quadro P520 (2GB GDDR5) 1.4%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
panel 1
BOE NV156FHM-N48
Color accuracy 4.2 -> 3.9
HDD/SSD
256GB SSD + 1TB HDD, 5400 rpm
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 PCIe NVMe 3.0 x4 See photo
RAM
2x 4GB DDR4, 2400 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body Material
Aluminum
Dimensions
358 x 245 x 19 mm (14.09" x 9.65" x 0.75")
Weight
1.80 kg (4 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI 1.4b
  • Card Reader MMC, SD, SDHC, SDXC
  • Ethernet LAN
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • Audio jack combo audio / microphone jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone
  • Speakers 2x 2W
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920 x 1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N48
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 287 cd/m2
sRGB 51%%
PWM frequency 21000 Hz
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1220:1
dE Color Checker 4.2 3.9
PWM Rating 5.1: (undesirable)
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Lenovo IdeaPad S540 15 in-depth review

Lenovo Ideapad S540 (15) is a particularly interesting device. On one side, it has the price of an ASUS VivoBook, but on the other, you can get it with up to a GeForce GTX 1650 - like a ZenBook. So, how does a manufacturer make an all-aluminum chassis, fits such a GPU inside, offers up to 2TB of NVMe SSD storage, and still manages to maintain adequate pricing? Well, first, let's note that our version of the laptop came with the GeForce MX250 instead - a weaker GPU indeed, however, it is a lo[...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i5-10210U

GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce MX250 (25W)

Results are for the 3DMark: Fire Strike (Graphics) benchmark (the higher the score, the better)
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960.00+7.4%
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Some games you can play on this laptop

Apex Legends
MIN
MED
MAX
 
Bench
43
fps
31
fps
20
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
ARK: Survival Evolved
LOW
MED
Bench
35
fps
14
fps
6
fps
4
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
GTA V
84
fps
37
fps
20
fps
6
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Minecraft
MIN
MAX
 
 
Bench
210
fps
49
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
CS:GO
LOW
MED
MAX
 
Bench
118
fps
94
fps
77
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Battlefield 5
LOW
MED
Bench
40
fps
29
fps
23
fps
11
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
World of Tanks
MIN
MED
 
Bench
259
fps
66
fps
31
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
League of Legends
MED
MAX
 
Bench
230
fps
195
fps
187
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
LOW
MED
Bench
43
fps
24
fps
9
fps
5
fps
1920 x 1200 (WUXGA)
DOTA 2
LOW
MAX
Bench
104
fps
71
fps
61
fps
44
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
The Witcher 3
LOW
MED
Bench
36
fps
25
fps
10
fps
8
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Overwatch
 
Bench
85
fps
51
fps
32
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PUBG
45
fps
33
fps
32
fps
23
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
PES 2020
LOW
 
 
Bench
54
fps
34
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Shadow of the Tomb Raider
33
fps
18
fps
10
fps
7
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Resident Evil 2
37
fps
30
fps
12
fps
9
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Borderlands 3
32
fps
22
fps
8
fps
5
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
FIFA 20
LOW
 
 
Bench
93
fps
62
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Hearthstone
LOW
MED
 
Bench
195
fps
193
fps
60
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rocket League
 
 
Bench
178
fps
74
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Warframe
LOW
 
 
Bench
105
fps
53
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Team Fortress 2
LOW
MAX
 
 
Bench
115
fps
83
fps
 
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
DOOM
LOW
MED
 
Bench
45
fps
29
fps
23
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
70
fps
49
fps
37
fps
30
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Gears 5
LOW
MED
Bench
46
fps
26
fps
23
fps
8
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Rise of the Tomb Raider
50
fps
33
fps
14
fps
6
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Halo: Reach
 
Bench
89
fps
66
fps
65
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
For Honor
MED
 
Bench
32
fps
30
fps
23
fps
 
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Darksiders Genesis
LOW
MED
Bench
64
fps
38
fps
32
fps
29
fps
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
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