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Lenovo Y520-15IKBN Y-Series Gaming Notebook Review

  1. About the Lenovo YN520 and rest of the legion
  2. External Overview
  3. External Overview
  4. Internal Overview
  5. Utility Impressions and Keyboard Testing
  6. How it’s tested??
  7. Power and Noise Level Testing
  8. Futuremark Benchmarks
  9. Game Benchmarks
  10. Unigine Benchmark
  11. Storage Benchmarks
  12. System Boot Test
  13. Conclusion
  14. Online Purchase Links
  15. View All

Before the workload starts, the drivers and the windows are updated up to what’s available at the time of writing. The Nvidia GeForce 373.50 WHQL driver is used throughout the test. Power Options are switched to high performance and HDD turn off option is switched off. Additional utilities and bloatware that are usually pre-installed are not removed so show the exact performance you’ll get out of the box. With the exception of the power testing, the rest of the workload are tested with the AC adapter plugged in.

Power and Noise Level Testing

  • Power Draw
  • Performance Difference- Battery Vs. AC Adapter
  • Performance Difference- Normal Fan Speed Vs. Turbo Fan Speed
  • Sound Level- Normal Fan Speed Vs Turbo Fan Speed

Futuremark Benchmarks

  • 3DMark Benchmark
  • PCMark 8 Benchmark
  • VR Mark

Game Benchmarks

  • DOOM OpenGL
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider DX11 and DX12
  • Hitman DX11 and DX12

Unigine Benchmark

  • Super Position Benchmark- 1080P Extreme and 4K Optimised

Storage Benchmarks

  • AS SSD Benchmark- Read and Write Test
  • PCMark 8 Storage Test- Primary and Secondary

System Boot Test

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