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 $675.23 (see 4 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:69
User ratings:79
Popularity score:100

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:88/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)
Faster CPU
ASUS X556UQ-NH51 90NB0BH2-M09570
Faster GPU
Acer Aspire E E5-574G-75N8 NX.G3HAA.002
Lighter
ASUS A555DG-EHFX 90NB09A2-M00640
Better Value
ASUS X Series X550ZE-WBFX 90NB06Y2-M03540
Product nameLenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)ASUS X556UQ-NH51Acer Aspire E E5-574G-75N8ASUS A555DG-EHFXASUS X Series X550ZE-WBFX
CPU Benchmark73better7773worse71worse61
GPU Benchmark69better70better70worseworse51
Value for Money93better100worse9293better96
Popularity100worse81100worse99worse82
Rating79worseworse61worse61worse
Shopineer score88worse87worse84worse83worse82
Price$675.23better$659.99better$629.99better$569.99better$579.00
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1032.00$1573.00$910.00$855.00$1003.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandLenovoASUSAcerASUSASUS
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyLED backlight, Ultra Slim 200 nits, Anti-Glare, 45% NTSCLED backlight & Acer ComfyView Technologymatte
TouchscreenNoNoNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-7200U 2.5 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzworseAMD FX-8800P 2.1 GHzworseAMD FX-7500 2.1 GHz
Cores222better4better4
Base Frequency2.5 GHz2.5 GHz2.5 GHzworse2.1 GHzworse2.1 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHz3.1 GHz3.1 GHzbetter3.4 GHzbetter3.3 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GB16 GB16 GBworse8 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD500 GBbetter1 TBbetter1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPMworse5400 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RW8X Super Multi with Double LayerDL DVD+-RW/CD-RWDL DVD±RW/CD-RW
Webcam720pVGA web camera (Fixed type)HD Webcam (1280 x 720)VGA CameraVGA Camera
Battery6-cell lithium ion, 48 WHr38 WHrs, 2S1P, 2-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack4-cell Li-Ion (2520 mAh) Battery2 Cells 37 Whrs44WHrs, 4S1P, 4 cell Li-ion Battery Pack
Battery Life9 hours6 hours5 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon R7 M370betterNVIDIA GeForce 940MXbetterNVIDIA GeForce 940MworseAMD Radeon R7 Graphics + AMD Radeon R8 M350DX Dual GraphicsworseAMD Radeon R5 M230
Video Memory2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac WiFi featuring MU-MIMO technology802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11b/g/n Wireless LAN
ColorGraphite BlackDark BlueCharcoal GrayBlack / SilverDark Gray
Weight5.39 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better4.5 lbs.better5.1 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 148301517
Battlefield 380463513
Battlefield 468473313
Battlefield Hardline72531913
BioShock Infinite88504717
Borderlands 2127644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare307205148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare3834223
Call of Juarez Benchmark88
Civilization 57121
CoD Modern Warfare 22151129362
Company of Heroes 22823157
Counter-Strike Source125
Crysis - CPU Benchmark145893921
Crysis - GPU Benchmark123934221
Crysis 2103977626
Crysis 35433207
Crysis Warhead28
Darksiders II6939
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising96635438
Dead Space 3165866639
Deus Ex Human Revolution1766533
Deus Ex Mankind Divided231157
Diablo III1421018453
Dirt 31511048029
Dirt Rally117482613
Dirt Showdown98755221
Dishonored 2211979
Dishonored90807545
Doom 3214
Doom2213820
Dota 2 Reborn51404834
Dota 2965634
Evolve36261412
F.E.A.R. 275627711868
F1 2011138998540
F1 2012124877733
F1 201399787039
F1 201499855035
FIFA 161232816
FIFA 1796824751
Fallout 43421118
Far Cry 214611451
Far Cry 35948278
Far Cry 444321412
Far Cry Primal3213129
Farming Simulator 17129843423
Fifa 11500345269162
Fifa 12380292235154
Fifa 13391242211156
Fifa 14485288286170
Fifa 15977348
GRID 2128755918
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto14416541
GTA V7769187
Guild Wars 2713314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark244
Hitman 20162819715
Just Cause 230
Just Cause 341331513
Left 4 Dead303107
Mad Max381714
Mafia 285655332
Mafia 321117
Mass Effect 3585337
Max Payne 351482517
Metal Gear Solid V57432013
Metro 2033114653714
Mirror's Edge Catalyst2613613
Need for Speed 201634261310
Need for Speed Shift1181039158
No Man's Sky22181010
Overwatch60533123
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege81522516
Resident Evil 514511169
Rise of the Tomb Raider2717109
Risen141805739
Saints Row IV75592417
SimCity69292515
Sims 3400203130
Sims 4173593525
Sleeping Dogs7558328
Star Wars Battlefront52331613
StarCraft 2226876239
Supreme Commander - FA Bench85757046
The Crew43371911
The Division30241010
The Elder Scrolls Online80775831
The Evil Within392313
The Secret World58493815
The Witcher 3281896
Thief27201811
Titanfall 260421720
Titanfall60494022
Tomb Raider106554319
Torchlight 2937977
Trackmania Nations Forever2038155
Watch Dogs 2434019
Watch Dogs49301210
World in Conflict - Benchmark134584832
World of Tanks v886423621
World of Warcraft2541816329
World of Warships51361813
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2311074