Lenovo Legion Y740-15ICHg-81HE0004US
Average of 4 scores (from 4 reviews)
Reviews for the Lenovo Legion Y740-15ICHg-81HE0004US
Source: Ultrabook Review
The Legion Y740 checks a lot of the right boxes, but at the same time, it misses on two of the important ones by quite a margin: the battery life and the typing experience. If you can live with those, you'll hardly get better value for your money in another performance laptop, as this scores excellent marks in the build, display, IO, performance and thermals departments, and is more affordable than most other similar devices on the market. That keyboard, though...
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/25/2019
Rating: Total score: 85%
The Lenovo Legion Y740 is a strong contender among gaming laptops. It offers blazing fast performance, even with graphics hungry games, and couples it with a beautiful and bright 1080p display. And, it does all this in an elegant, if a little bulky, chassis.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/21/2019
Rating: Total score: 90%
Source: PC World
The Lenovo Y740 is an inoffensive laptop, but underwhelming performance from its expensive RTX 2070 Max-Q combined with abysmal battery life make it hard to recommend over comparable GTX 1070 options.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/03/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
Source: PC Mag
With short battery life as the only real shortcoming, the 15-inch Lenovo Legion Y740 is a potent gaming laptop that, while not inexpensive, matches the performance and features of pricier machines.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 04/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 Max-Q: High-End laptop graphics card based on the TU106 chip with 2,304 shaders and 8 GB GDDR6 VRAM. Offers reduced clock speeds to achieve a much lower power consumption.
These graphics cards are able to play the latest and most demanding games in high resolutions and full detail settings with enabled Anti-Aliasing.
Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.
i7-8750H: On Coffee Lake architecture based processor for big and heavy laptops. Integrates six processor cores clocked at 2.2 - 4.1 GHz (4 GHz with 4 cores, 3.9 GHz with 6 cores) that support HyperThreading. Manufactured in an improved 14nm process (14nm++). » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
Usually subnotebooks, ultrabooks and quite lightweight laptops with 12-16 inch display-diagonal weigh as much.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
81.25%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
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