Lenovo IdeaPad Y530 review: Lenovo IdeaPad Y530

Lenovo includes an industry-standard one-year parts-and-labor warranty with the system, and the company's support Web site is above-average, providing easy access to features such as an online knowledge base and driver downloads. Support is also accessible through a 24-7 toll-free phone line and an online chat tool.

Multimedia multitasking test (in seconds)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
Dell Studio 15
1,040 
Lenovo IdeaPad Y530
1,210 
HP G60-125NR
1,501 


(Shorter bars indicate better performance)
Adobe Photoshop CS3 image-processing test (in seconds)  
Lenovo IdeaPad Y530
227 
HP G60-125NR
277 

Apple iTunes encoding test (in seconds)
(shorter bars indicate better performance)
Lenovo IdeaPad Y530
187 
HP G60-125NR
224 

Unreal Tournament 3 (in frames per second)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
1280x800, 0X AA, 0X AF  
Lenovo IdeaPad Y530
17.1 

Video playback battery drain test (in minutes)
(Longer bars indicate better performance)
Lenovo IdeaPad Y530
172 
HP G60-125NR
118 

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Lenovo Ideapad Y530
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo P7350; 2,048MB DDR3 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB Nviia GeForce 9300M GS; 250GB Hitachi 5,400rpm.

Dell Studio 15
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.1GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T8100; 2,048MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB ATI Mobility Radeon HD3400; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.

HP G60-125NR
Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz AMD Turion Dual-Core RM-70; 3,072MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 256MB Nvidia GeForce 8200M G; 250GB Western Digital 5,400rpm.


Windows Vista Home Premium SP1; 2.0GHz Intel Core 2 Duo T5800; 3,072MB DDR2 SDRAM 667MHz; 128MB Mobile Intel 4500MHD; 250GB Seagate 5,400rpm.

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    Lenovo IdeaPad Y530

    Part Number: 40512AU
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    • Installed Size 2 GB
    • CPU Intel Core 2 Duo P7350 / 2 GHz
    • Resolution 1280 x 800 ( WXGA )
    • Color black
    • Weight 6.6 lbs
    • Optical Drive DVD-Writer - fixed
    • Graphics Processor PCI Express x16 - NVIDIA GeForce 9300M GS - 256 MB