Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, AMD Radeon R7 M370, Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Downgrade from Windows 10 Pro), 9 hours battery life, 5.39 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $740.42 (see 4 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:75
GPU Benchmark:69
Popularity score:80

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:79/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)
Faster CPU
MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-042 9S7-16J312-042 N82E16834152949
Faster GPU
ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71
Lighter
Better Value
Lenovo IdeaPad 500 80NT00FTUS N82E16834601598
Product nameLenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)MSI GP Series GP62 Leopard Pro-042ASUS VivoBook X556UQ-NB71Lenovo ThinkPad T450 20BV000CUS 14-inch LaptopLenovo IdeaPad 500 80NT00FTUS
CPU Benchmark75better7775worse7275
GPU Benchmark69better79better70worseworse62
Value for Money81worse62better96better89
Popularity80better99better99better95worse51
Ratingbetter61better85better48
Shopineer score79worse72better90better84worse70
Price$740.42worse$799.00worse$759.00worse$740.97better$619.99
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$898.00$815.00$1326.00$797.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (Downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 7 ProfessionalWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandLenovoMSIASUSLenovoLenovo
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyNon ReflectionLED backlight, In-plane Switching (IPS) Technology
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-4210H 2.9 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzworseIntel Core i5-5300UIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Cores22222
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.9 GHz2.5 GHz2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.5 GHz3.1 GHz3.1 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GBworse4 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB16 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600betterDDR4 2133DDR3L 1600
HDD500 GBbetter1 TB500 GBbetter1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPMworse5400 RPM
SSD512 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD Super MultiDL DVD+-RW/CD-RWDVDRW
Webcam720p720p HD WebcamVGA Web CameraIntel RealSense 3D Camera
Battery6-cell lithium ion, 48 WHr6-cell lithium ion2 Cells 38 Whrs Polymer Battery4-cell, Lithium Cylinder, 41 Wh
Battery Life9 hours5 hours4 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon R7 M370betterNVIDIA Geforce GTX 950MbetterNVIDIA GeForce 940MXworseworseAMD Radeon R7 M360
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationKiller Gaming NetworkGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260Intel 1x1 Wireless-AC 3160 a/c802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN
ColorGraphite BlackBlackDark Blue
Weight5.39 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better3.8 lbs.better5.06 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 Wake482714
Anno 140424769
Anno 2070159694322
Anno 2205352094
ArmA 222
Ashes of the Singularity1476
Assassin's Creed Syndicate191694
Assassin's Creed Unity291896
Assassin´s Creed III454113
Battlefield 150301517
Battlefield 380463513
Battlefield 460443113
Battlefield Hardline72531913
BioShock Infinite87504716
Borderlands 285644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare307205148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare40372328
Call of Juarez Benchmark88
Civilization 57121
Civilization VI37321018
CoD Modern Warfare 22151129361
Company of Heroes 22823157
Counter-Strike Source125
Crysis - CPU Benchmark145893921
Crysis - GPU Benchmark123934221
Crysis 2103977626
Crysis 35833207
Crysis Warhead28
Darksiders II6939
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising96635338
Dead Space 3164866639
Deus Ex Human Revolution1766533
Deus Ex Mankind Divided261157
Diablo III1331079661
Dirt 31511047929
Dirt Rally117482613
Dirt Showdown98755221
Dishonored 214202321
Dishonored90797445
Doom 3212
Doom2213822
Dota 2 Reborn51404034
Dota 2965634
Evolve36261412
F.E.A.R. 275627711868
F1 2011138998540
F1 2012124877733
F1 201399787039
F1 201499855034
FIFA 161232816
FIFA 17113875154
Fallout 43421118
Far Cry 214611451
Far Cry 35949278
Far Cry 444321412
Far Cry Primal2713109
Farming Simulator 1764933521
Fifa 11500345269162
Fifa 12380292235154
Fifa 13391238210156
Fifa 14485288286170
Fifa 15977348
GRID 2121805918
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto14416540
GTA V7769187
Guild Wars 2713314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark244
Hitman 20161818715
Just Cause 230
Just Cause 341331513
Left 4 Dead303107
Mad Max371714
Mafia 285655332
Mafia 3211210
Mass Effect 3585337
Max Payne 351492517
Metal Gear Solid V57562013
Metro 2033114653714
Mirror's Edge Catalyst2613615
Need for Speed 201634261310
Need for Speed Shift1181039158
No Man's Sky22181011
Overwatch86592623
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege51311915
Resident Evil 514511169
Rise of the Tomb Raider2518104
Risen141805739
Saints Row IV75592417
SimCity69292515
Sims 3400203130
Sims 4183784025
Sleeping Dogs7575307
Star Wars Battlefront53321613
StarCraft 2226876239
Supreme Commander - FA Bench86757046
The Crew43371911
The Division32231010
The Elder Scrolls Online80775831
The Evil Within392313
The Secret World58493815
The Witcher 3271896
Thief27201811
Titanfall 265451821
Titanfall60494022
Tomb Raider106555219
Torchlight 2937977
Trackmania Nations Forever2038155
Watch Dogs 223202114
Watch Dogs4930129
World in Conflict - Benchmark134584832
World of Tanks v886423621
World of Warcraft2541686229
World of Warships51361813
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2301074