Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Limited Time Only! Newegg Premier is now only $29.99/year. Sign up now.
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Bryan M.'s Profile > 
All Reviews
  • Find Reviews
  • Find

Showing Results: Most Recent

Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 (20934EU) Notebook Intel Core i5 3210M (2.50GHz) 6GB Memory 750GB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE 14.0
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: I've put this thing through its paces. Borderlands 2, Skyrim, Diablo 3, NFS The Run are all very playable at meduim setting. And for a $600 machine thats impressive. Great look and feel to the chassis. The speakers are the best of the many notebooks I have owned. On key muting is a great feature.

Cons: HDD is still slow. Plenty of bloatware.

Other Thoughts: For best picture setting and sound I've found it best just too leave one key theathre in movie mode. The contrast is much nicer, and the sound becomes much richer and volume increases as well. I highly recommend the y480. I like it soo much I think Im going to buy the Y580 as well

READ FULL REVIEW
Lenovo IdeaPad Y480 (20934EU) Notebook Intel Core i5 3210M (2.50GHz) 6GB Memory 750GB HDD NVIDIA GeForce GT 640M LE 14.0
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: 600 bucks for an Ivy bridge Core I5 and a dedicated Nvidia gpu! Great size, makes it very easy for me to take to work everyday. Backlit keyboard will make most happy, though I've yet to find a notebook whose screen didnt give off enough light to see the keyboard.

Cons: 5400rpm HDD is definitely the weak link. A quality ssd will make a huge difference. Also after extensive research and an hour on the phone with Lenovo's tech support, I was able to verify that this laptop indeed is equipped with the much slower GT 640m LE 1 GB GDDR5 with 96 shaders. It would have been nicer to have the Gt 640m or even the GT 640m LE with the 384 shaders. I knew this before I purchased it, but would have gladly paid the extra premium for the real GT 640 or even the 650m.

Other Thoughts: Newer Y480 is available through Lenovo with an i7 and the GT 650m. Already bought mine, but wish I would have seen the newer one sooner.

People keep complaining about the resolution of 1366x768, but frankly the res is perfect for a 14" screen. After all most 15.6" notebooks have the same native res. It also helps the slower 640m LE keep up with newer games.

READ FULL REVIEW
EVGA 012-P3-1570-AR GeForce GTX 570 (Fermi) 1280MB 320-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Two of these just plain rocks. These laugh at Skyrim and Battlefield 3, Saints row the third as well. Even sandwiched together on the evga z68 sli motherboard they run cool and quite.

Cons: 700 dollar price tag for two is steep, but worth every penny.

Other Thoughts: Just buy one, or two and you'll never regret it.

corsair 600t
evga z68 sli
i5 2500k
8gb gskill @1600
2x gtx 570 evga
64gb crucial ssd
1tb caviar black
corsair h60
thermaltake black widow 850

READ FULL REVIEW

Bryan M.'s Profile

Display Name: Bryan M.

Date Joined: 01/23/10

  • Reviews: 4
  • Helpfulness: 1
  • First Review: 11/17/11
  • Last Review: 10/18/12
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau