• CPU: Intel Core i5-9300HF
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W)
  • Display: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • RAM: 1x 4GB DDR4, 2666 MHz + 1x 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
  • 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 #44
  • Intel Core i7-8750H 63%
  • AMD Ryzen 5 4600U
  • Intel Core i5-9300HF
  • Apple M1
  • Intel Core i7-1165G7
  • Intel Core i7-1185G7
GPU Performance #33
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q 5.8%
  • NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Max-Q (8GB GDDR5X) 8.2%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W)
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop) 3%
  • NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 Max-Q 1.2%
  • NVIDIA Quadro RTX 3000 (6GB GDDR6) 2.5%
Display
15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
HDD/SSD
512GB SSD
M.2 Slot
1x 2280 M.2 NVMe slot See photo
RAM
1x 4GB DDR4, 2666 MHz + 1x 8GB DDR4, 2666 MHz
OS
Windows 10 Home
Battery
57Wh, 3-cell
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 3.2 Gen 2 (10 Gbps)
  • 1x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps), Sleep and Charge
  • 2x USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 (5 Gbps)
  • HDMI
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • Card Reader
  • Ethernet LAN Gigabit Ethernet
  • Wi-Fi 802.11ac (2x2)
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • Audio jack 3.5mm audio jack
Features
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Web camera 720p HD
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Microphone Digital-array microphones
  • Speakers Harman speakers (2x 2W)
  • Optical drive
  • Security Lock slot

 

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DISPLAY: 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS

Name 15.6”, Full HD (1920 x 1080), IPS
Diagonal 15.6"
Pixel density 141.21 ppi
Panel Type IPS
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Becomes "Retina" from 24 inches (62 cm)

 

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GPU Performance: NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 (Laptop, 80W)

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Apex Legends
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