Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer

Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer

B&H # LEY50016116 MFR # 59359559
Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer

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Product Highlights

  • Dual GT650M Graphics Cards with 2GB RAM
  • 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM Processor
  • 16GB of 1600MHz DDR3 RAM
  • 1TB Hard Drive with 16GB SSD
  • 15.6" Full HD LED Backlit Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution,16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and Gigabit Ethernet
  • USB 3.0, HDMI and 6-in-1 Card Reader
  • Integrated Speakers, Webcam and Mic
  • Windows 8 (64-bit) Operating System
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  • 1Description

The IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer from Lenovo sets itself apart from other laptops in an increasingly crowded field by including dual nVIDIA GT650M graphics cards with 2GB of RAM on each card via the laptop's UltraBay interchangeable slot.

Two separate cards means double the graphics capabilities, which also means you'll need serious processing power under the hood. The Y500 provides that with a 2.4 GHz Intel Core i7-3630QM quad core processor (which can be overclocked to 3.4GHz) and 16GB of PC3-12800 1600 MHz RAM. That adds muscle to an already amped machine that's perfect for hardcore gaming or graphics-intensive applications. It also includes a 1TB hard drive with a 16GB SSD cache.

With such powerful graphics, the display has to stand out. The 15.6" Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution backlit LED display features a 16:9 aspect ratio, which is perfect for watching movies or playing games. The display is a VibrantView (glossy) TFT with a brightness of 220 nits for increased sharpness and contrast.

Other amenities include networking via Bluetooth, Wi-Fi or Gigabit Ethernet connections, USB 3.0 and HDMI connectivity and integrated JBL 3W stereo speakers (1.5 watt x 2) that are Dolby Home Theater v4 certified. Although there is no optical drive, it does include a 6-in-1 card reader with MultiMedia Card, Memory Stick, Memory Stick PRO, SD, SDXC and xD-Picture Card support.

Even the keyboard is geared toward a high-end user, featuring a full-size LED-backlit 6-row layout and a numeric keypad. There's also a touchpad with 4-point multitouch support. If gaming is your passion, this notebook, with its unique dual-card feature, is one to consider.

Featured Extras
• Always-on USB port - lets you recharge a mobile device even when the notebook is powered off and unplugged
• JBL designed speakers supporting Dolby Home Theatre V4 audio certification for immersive sound
• UltraBay - interchangeable bay that can be instantly swapped out for dual graphics capability, increased storage space, or an additional fan for cooling
• These systems are Microsoft Office 2010 Product Key Ready
Included Software
Preloaded applications (only some listed)
• Lenovo OneKey Recovery
• Lenovo OneKey Theater
• Lenovo Cloud Storage by SugarSync
• PokeTALK
• McAfee Internet Security (30-Day Trial)
• Nitro Pro (90-Day Trial)
• CyberLink YouCam
• Intelligent Touchpad
• Microsoft Office 2010 preloaded; purchase product key to activate
• Exent Games Portal
• Lenovo Energy Management Software
• Intel AppUp
Windows Store Apps (Metro-style)
• AccuWeather
• eBay
• Evernote
• Skype
• Amazon Kindle
• McAfee
• Lenovo Support
• PowerDVD
• Rara Streaming
• Lenovo Companion
In the Box
Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 15.6" Core i7-3630QM Notebook Computer
  • Power Adapter and Cord
  • Quick Start Guide
  • 1 Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Performance
    Processor Intel Core i7
    Graphics Card NVIDIA GeForce GT 650M with 2 GB GDDR5 VRAM
    Display
    Size 15.6"
    Aspect Ratio 16:9
    Native Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Finish Glossy
    Brightness 220 cd/m2
    Viewing Angle Not specified by manufacturer
    Response Time Not specified by manufacturer
    External Resolution Not specified by manufacturer
    Input/Output Connectors
    Ports 2 x USB 3.0
    1 x USB 2.0
    Display 1 x VGA
    1 x HDMI
    Audio 1 x
    1 x
    1 x 1/8" (3.5 mm) Microphone Input
    1 x
    Expansion Slots Not specified by manufacturer
    Media Card Slots MMC
    Memory Stick
    Memory Stick PRO
    SD
    SD/SDHC/SDXC
    xD-Picture Card
    Communications
    Network 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
    Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n
    Bluetooth Bluetooth 4.0
    Webcam User-Facing: 1 MP Photo
    Battery
    Power Requirements Not specified by manufacturer
    General
    Operating System Windows 8 (64-bit)
    Security HDD User Password Protection, Power-On Password, Accepts 3rd Party Security Lock Devices
    Keyboard Type: Full-Size
    Features:
    Pointing Device TouchPad
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 15.2 x 10.2 x 0.6" / 38.6 x 25.9 x 1.5 cm
    Weight 5.95 lb / 2.70 kg
    Packaging Info
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 23.0 x 13.0 x 3.0"

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