• CPU: Intel Core i7-9750H
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
  • Storage: 1000GB HDD
  • RAM: 8GB DDR4
  • Weight: 2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)

Pros

  • Adequate price
  • Good keyboard with decent travel, big arrows, and a backlight
  • Wide and accurate color coverage (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Doesn't use PWM to adjust brightness (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Blazingly fast 144Hz screen option (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Capable cooling solution
  • Low-key design

Cons

  • Poor battery life for the 144Hz screen version (BOE NV156FHM-N4G)
  • Lacks SD card slot

Lenovo Legion Y540 15 - Specs

CPU Performance #6
  • Intel Core i9-9980HK 12.8%
  • Intel Core i9-9880H 16.9%
  • Intel Core i7-9750H
  • Intel Core i9-8950HK 0.8%
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 6.5%
GPU Performance #13
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 1.6%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5) 2.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q 5.8%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), 144 Hz, IPS
panel 1
BOE NV156FHM-N4G
Color accuracy 3.9 -> 1.6
HDD/SSD
1TB HDD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
8GB DDR4
OS
Windows 10 Home
Body material
Plastic / Polycarbonate
Dimensions
365 x 260 x 25.9 mm (14.37" x 10.24" x 1.02")
Weight
2.30 kg (5.1 lbs)
Ports and connectivity
  • 1x USB Type-C 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1)
  • HDMI
  • Displayport mini
  • Card reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers Harman speakers (2x 2W)
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6-inch, 1920x1080, IPS

Name BOE NV156FHM-N4G
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Brightness 307 cd/m2
sRGB 94%
PWM frequency No PWM (Flicker-Free)
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920x1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)
Contrast 1160:1
dE Color Checker 3.9 1.6
PWM Rating 10.0: (safe)
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Lenovo Legion Y540 15 in-depth review

Lenovo is king when it comes to mid-range gaming laptops. It's been like that for a couple of years now, and last year they introduced a new design, that put the gaming Legion series undercover. Interestingly, Lenovo has decided to keep the apparently successful design for the Legion Y540. However, now, it pairs it with a significantly more powerful graphics cards - the RTX 2060 or the GTX 1660 Ti (pretty much the same GPU with the RTX 2060 featuring ray-tracing units, that are not found on [...]

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CPU Performance: Intel Core i7-9750H

Results are from the Cinebench 15 CPU test (the higher the score, the better)
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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti (Laptop)

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quality
average
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125 fps
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Far Cry 5
quality
average
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GTA V
quality
average
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TC: Wildlands
quality
average
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81 fps
72 fps
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1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
TC: Six Siege
quality
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144+ fps
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CS:GO
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
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Hearthstone
quality
average
144+ fps
144+ fps
144+ fps
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FIFA 19
quality
average
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144+ fps
144+ fps
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League of Legends
quality
average
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144+ fps
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Rocket League
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average
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144+ fps
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Fortnite
quality
average
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Shadow of the Tomb Raider
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