2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD Review

Latest pricing, specs and 2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD gaming laptop review. How many PC games will it run? Is it a good choice for a PC gamer? Should you buy this laptop?

This Lenovo laptop features a NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics card, an Intel Core i7-7700HQ CPU and 8 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5.29 lb (2.4 kg).

As for price this is a mid-level gaming laptop under $1500.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Minecraft, PUBG and GTA V - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. But unfortunately it won't run games like Apex Legends. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 820 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 82% rating.

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2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 54%

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2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD Specs

CPU

Intel Core i7-7700HQ

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

RAM (Memory)

8 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Screen Resolution

1920 x 1080 pixels (1080p FHD)

Weight

5.29 lb (2.4 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

38.1 cm x 27.18 cm x 2.54 cm
15 in x 10.7 in x 1 in

Brand

Lenovo

Series

Lenovo Legion

Model Number

Lenovo Legion Y520
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2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 549 of the top PC games. Use PCGameBenchmark's Rate My PC service to test your current set up and set how it compares.

Which games can it run?

Can It Run GTA 5?

This Lenovo gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for GTA 5 but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This Lenovo gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Fortnite but it can play the game with lowered settings.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This Lenovo gaming laptop doesn't meet the recommended system requirements for Apex Legends but it can play the game with lowered settings.

2018 Lenovo Legion Y520 15.6" FHD Features

  • 15.6" FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS anti-glare Display; NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB Graphics
  • 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad-Core Processor 2.8 GHz (max boost speed up to 3.8GHz) 6MB Cache,
  • 16 GB DDR4 SDRAM 2133 MHz, 512GB Solid State Drive, NO Optical Drive
  • AC Wireless (2 x 2) + Bluetooth 4.1; 2 x 2W Harman Certified Speakers with Dolby Audio Premium, 720p HD Camera with Array Microphone; 1 x USB 3.0 (Type-C) , 2 x USB 3.0 , 1 x USB 2.0 , 1 x MiniDP (With GTX1060 Model only) , 1 x HDMI , Audio Jack , Microph
  • Windows 10 home 64 bit, red Backlit Keyboard

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