Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.40GHz) Specifications

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Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.40GHz)

Part Number: 59359557 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Notebook type
    HD display, Gaming, Midsize
  • Manufacturer
    Lenovo

Processor / Chipset

  • CPU
    Intel Core i7 (3rd Gen) 3630QM / 2.4 GHz
  • Max Turbo Speed
    3.4 GHz
  • Number of Cores
    Quad-Core
  • Cache
    6 MB
  • 64-bit Computing
    Yes
  • Chipset Type
    Mobile Intel HM76 Express
  • Features
    Hyper-Threading Technology, Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0, integrated memory controller

Cache Memory

  • Installed Size
    6 MB

Memory

  • Max Supported Size
    16 GB
  • Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
  • Speed
    1600 MHz / PC3-12800
  • Form Factor
    SO-DIMM 204-pin
  • Slots Qty
    2
  • Empty Slots
    0

Storage

  • Interface
    Serial ATA-300
  • SSD Cache
    16 GB
  • Optical Drive
    DVD-Writer

RAM

  • Memory Speed
    1600 MHz
  • Memory Specification Compliance
    PC3-12800
  • Configuration Features
    2 x 4 GB
  • Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    8 GB

Display

  • LCD Backlight Technology
    LED backlight
  • Resolution
    1920 x 1080 ( Full HD )
  • Widescreen Display
    Yes
  • Image Aspect Ratio
    16:9
  • Monitor Features
    VibrantView, glossy
  • Type
    LED
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    39.6 cm, 39.62 cm
  • Display Resolution Abbreviation
    Full HD

Audio & Video

  • Multi-GPU Configuration
    2 single GPU cards (SLI)
  • Graphics Processor
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M - 2 GB GDDR5 SDRAM
  • Integrated Webcam
    Yes
  • Resolution (MP)
    1 Megapixel
  • Capture Resolutions
    1280 x 720
  • Sound
    Stereo speakers , stereo microphone, Stereo speakers , microphone
  • Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC269
  • Features
    JBL

Hard Drive

  • Spindle Speed
    5400 rpm
  • Type
    HDD
  • Capacity
    1 TB

Input

  • Type
    keyboard, backlit keyboard, touchpad
  • Features
    multi-touch touchpad, built-in numeric keyboard, multi-touch touchpad

Communications

  • Wireless Protocol
    802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wireless Controller
    Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230 - PCI Express Mini Card
  • Wired Protocol
    Gigabit Ethernet

Optical Storage

  • Drive Type
    DVD-Writer, no optical drive
  • Type
    DVD-Writer, none

Processor

  • Type
    Core i7
  • Processor Number
    i7-3630QM
  • Generation
    3
  • Manufacturer
    Intel
  • Clock Speed
    2.4 GHz

Modem

  • Type
    none

Card Reader

  • Type
    6 in 1 card reader
  • Supported Flash Memory
    Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, xD-Picture Card

Battery

  • Cells
    6-cell
  • Installed Qty
    1
  • Capacity
    72 Wh
  • Run Time (Up To)
    3 sec

AC Adapter

  • Input
    AC 120/230 V ( 50/60 Hz )
  • Output
    170 Watt

Connections & Expansion

  • Expansion Bays
    1 x Ultrabay Enhanced, 1 x Ultrabay
  • Interfaces
    2 x USB 3.0
    USB 2.0
    VGA
    HDMI
    LAN
    Headphone output
    Microphone input
  • Memory Card Reader
    6 in 1 ( SD Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, MultiMediaCard, xD-Picture Card )

Header

  • Brand
    Lenovo
  • Product Line
    Lenovo IdeaPad Y500
  • Localization
    English
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
  • Interface (Bus) Type
    PCI Express Mini Card
  • Wireless NIC
    Intel Centrino Wireless-N 2230

Software

  • Microsoft Office Preloaded
    Includes a pre-loaded image of select Microsoft Office 2010 suites. Purchase an Office 2010 Product Key Card or disc to activate preloaded software on this PC.

System

  • Notebook Type
    notebook
  • Platform
    Windows
  • Hard Drive Capacity
    1 TB

Monitor

  • Diagonal Size
    15.6 in

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    dusk black with hairline texture, dusk black
  • Case Material
    aluminum, polycarbonate ABS
  • Features
    administrator password, hard drive password, power-on password, security lock slot (cable lock sold separately)
  • Included Laptop Accessories
    power adapter
  • Compliant Standards
    RoHS
  • Color Category
    black

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    15.2 in
  • Depth
    10.2 in
  • Height
    1.4 in

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Audio Output

  • Compliant Standards
    Dolby Home Theater v4, High Definition Audio
  • Type
    stereo speakers

Mainboard

  • Chipset Type
    Mobile Intel HM76 Express

Environmental Standards

  • ENERGY STAR Qualified
    Yes

Audio Input

  • Type
    microphone, stereo microphone

Physical Characteristics

  • Weight
    5.95 lbs

SSD Cache

  • Capacity
    16 GB

Operating System / Software

  • OS Provided: Type
    Windows 8 64-bit Edition
  • Type
    AccuWeather, Amazon Kindle, Lenovo OneKey Recovery, Lenovo OneKey Theater, Lenovo Support, McAfee Internet Security Suite (30 days subscription), Nitro Pro (90-days trial), PokeTALK, Rara Streaming, Skype, ebay, CyberLink Youcam, EverNote, Exent Games Portal, Intel AppUp Center, Intelligent Touchpad, Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync, Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Energy Management

Video Output

  • Discrete Graphics Processor
    Yes
  • Multi-GPU Configuration
    2 single GPU cards (SLI)
  • Graphics Processor
    NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M

Video Memory

  • Technology
    GDDR5 SDRAM
  • Installed Size
    2 GB

Notebook Camera

  • Integrated Webcam
    Yes
  • Resolution (MP)
    1 Megapixel

Input Device

  • Type
    keyboard, backlit keyboard, touchpad
  • Features
    multi-touch touchpad, built-in numeric keyboard, multi-touch touchpad

Expansion Bays

  • Specific Bay Type
    Ultrabay, Ultrabay Enhanced
  • Total Qty
    1

Expansion Slots

  • Type
    none

Interfaces

  • USB 2.0 Ports Qty
    1
  • USB 3.0 Ports Qty
    2
  • HDMI Ports Qty
    1
  • Interface
    HDMI, LAN, PoweredUSB 2.0, USB 2.0, USB 3.0, VGA, headphone/SPDIF combo jack, headphone output, microphone input
  • Qty
    2

OS Provided

  • Family
    Windows 8
  • Edition
    Windows 8
  • Type
    Windows 8 64-bit Edition

Power Device

  • Power Provided
    170 Watt
  • Nominal Voltage
    AC 120/230 V
  • Frequency Required
    50/60 Hz

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty, technical support
  • Service Included
    parts and labor, phone consulting
  • Location
    pick-up and return
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year, 1 year
  • Service Availability (Hours a Day)
    24 hours a day
  • Service Availability (Days a Week)
    Monday-Sunday

Sustainability

General

  • Manufacturer
    Lenovo

Where to Buy

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 (Intel Core i7-3630QM 2.40GHz)

Part Number: 59359557

MSRP: $1,349.00

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