Lenovo Legion Y520 Review

Latest pricing, specs and Lenovo Legion Y520 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 16 GB of RAM.

You get a 15.6 inch screen laptop, which for a gaming setup is midsize. The PC weight is 5.2 lb (2.36 kg).

As for price this is a comparatively cheap gaming laptop under $1000.

This gaming laptop can run Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft, PUBG and GTA V - some of the the biggest PC games at a recommended level. PCGameBenchmark reviews are based on how many of the best PC games a PC can run. This laptop can run 862 of the top 1000 games - so we give it a 86% rating.

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Lenovo Legion Y520
PCGameBenchmark Rating: 78%

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Lenovo Legion Y520 Specs

CPU

Intel Core i7-7700HQ

GPU

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060

RAM (Memory)

16 GB RAM

Screen Size

15.6 inches (39 centimeters)

Weight

5.2 lb (2.36 kg)

Dimensions (L x W x H)

38.1 cm x 26.42 cm x 2.79 cm
15 in x 10.4 in x 1.1 in

Brand

Lenovo

Series

Y520

Model Number

80YY0074US

Lenovo Legion Y520 PC Gaming Performance

This computer will run 786 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 can run GTA 5. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Fortnite?

This Lenovo gaming laptop can run Fortnite. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Can It Run Apex Legends?

This Lenovo gaming laptop can run Apex Legends. It beats the system requirement on CPU, GPU and RAM.

Lenovo Legion Y520 Features

  • 7th Generation Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache, up to 3.8 GHz)
  • 16GB DDR4 RAM / 256GB PCle Solid State Drive
  • 6GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 Graphics
  • 15.6" Anti-glare LED Backlit Full HD (1920 x 1080) Display
  • Backlit Keyboard / Wifi AC / Bluetooth / Windows 10

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