Lenovo Legion Y520 (80WK001KUS)

Lenovo Legion Y520 (80WK001KUS)


Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 16 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, 2 TB HDD, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, Windows 10 Home 64-Bit, 5.3 lbs.
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Price from $1269.99 (for a new one, see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:92
GPU Benchmark:85
Popularity score:80


  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • High-End graphics card, suitable for the latest 3D games at high settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:87/ 100

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Product nameLenovo Legion Y520 (80WK001KUS)Computer Upgrade King CUK W650 Business Student NotebookMSI GS63VR Stealth Pro-422 15.6” Ultra Thin and Light Gaming LaptopOemgenuine Lenovo ThinkPad T570 Laptop Computer 15.6 inch FHD Screen, IntelComputer Upgrade King CUK MSI GF62 Gamer Notebook
CPU Benchmark92better99worse89worse7792
GPU Benchmark8585better89worse5185
Value for Money88better96better100better91
Shopineer score87worse86better96worse86better90
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
Operating SystemWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 x64Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 ProfessionalWindows 10 x64-bit
BrandLenovoComputer Upgrade KingMSIOemgenuineComputer Upgrade King
Display TypeFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyIPSIPSIPS
ProcessorIntel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8 GHzbetterProcessor: Intel Core i7-7700 Quad Core Processor (8MB CacheworseProcessor: Core i7-6700HQ 2.6-3.5 GHzworseProcessor: Intel Core i5-7200U (2.50 - 3.1GHzProcessor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ Quad Core Processor (6MB Cache
Base Frequency2.8 GHz
Boost Frequency
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR4 2133
HDD2 TBworse1 TBworse1 TBworse1 TB
SSD256 GB256 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
BatteryLi-Polymer P1 3-cell (45 Wh)
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated Card
Graphics CardGeForce GTX 1050 TiGraphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GBbetterGraphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 6G GDDR5worseGraphics Card - Intel HD Graphics 620Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1050 Ti 4GB GDDR5
Video Memory4 GB
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
Weight5.3 lbs.worse5.9 lbs.worse13.96 lbs.better4.3 lbs.better4.85 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake15412058
Anno 1404539153
Anno 207025512012988
Anno 2205128936421
Ark Survival Evolved893222
ArmA 2149
Ashes of the Singularity584438
Assassin's Creed Syndicate71644823
Assassin's Creed Unity67563523
Assassin´s Creed III949548
Battlefield 1115985751
Battlefield 315813011655
Battlefield 417917614671
Battlefield Hardline1551398353
BioShock Infinite20317716173
Borderlands 215611211198
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare64143183
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare1141026859
Civilization 511545
Civilization VI70504239
Company of Heroes 258595630
Crysis - CPU Benchmark67230818139
Crysis - GPU Benchmark11577818043
Crysis 21625710870
Crysis 31301118133
Crysis Warhead71
Darksiders II257152
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising1435896703418
Dead Space 3354309269166
Deus Ex Human Revolution602271130
Deus Ex Mankind Divided99753920
Diablo III193186185176
Dirt 3202156159128
Dirt 4188787439
Dirt Rally2761279366
Dirt Showdown105989785
Dishonored 288724840
Doom 35029
Dota 2 Reborn1391128984
Dota 2120120111
F.E.A.R. 239081227942
F1 201124692169456136
F1 2012190140129107
F1 2013129124118106
F1 201411411611296
F1 2017141836640
FIFA 16241218160
FIFA 17160155127124
Fallout 4109975545
Far Cry 2992481001
Far Cry 3111938140
Far Cry 495876048
Far Cry Primal90565340
Farming Simulator 17170149127117
Fifa 113349597
Fifa 1226611537591412
Fifa 13478405378356
Fifa 14500368350307
Fifa 15267249204
For Honor160666346
GRID 217313012188
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto30425
GTA V1351196036
Ghost Recon Wildlands103474121
Guild Wars 21266049
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark350
Hitman 201662583837
Just Cause 296
Just Cause 386875953
Left 4 Dead37317
Mad Max1609083
Mafia 2150147143119
Mafia 3614431
Mass Effect 3606860
Mass Effect Andromeda85513227
Max Payne 390937758
Metal Gear Solid V60606060
Metro 203311317313648
Mirror's Edge Catalyst125975045
Need for Speed 201696896046
Need for Speed Shift5302398228
No Man's Sky74654522
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds127544536
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege2291619274
Resident Evil 52125197109
Resident Evil 72491246826
Rise of the Tomb Raider115764638
Rocket League248152158
Saints Row IV92837358
Sims 364412078957
Sims 41761288984
Sleeping Dogs17015312645
Star Wars Battlefront1681357263
StarCraft 243310812683
Supreme Commander - FA Bench58911542040
Team Fortress 211083117105
The Crew60606050
The Division116864435
The Elder Scrolls Online93918154
The Evil Within746953
The Secret World575830626
The Witcher 3127864727
Titanfall 21431326660
Tomb Raider36024519996
Torchlight 2147152131
Trackmania Nations Forever55619787
Watch Dogs 283744329
Watch Dogs93804632
World in Conflict - Benchmark2581527978
World of Tanks v8147878172
World of Warcraft56941320589
World of Warships1341189493
X-Plane 10.2589482519
XCOM 282513819