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15.6" tomorrow's multimedia today

Average customer rating:
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91 of 101(90%)customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for IdeaPad Y560 - Top rated
Review 1 for IdeaPad Y560 - Top rated
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PureLife
Location:New York, NY
Owned Product:1-6 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor:Intel Core i7
Memory:4 GB or more

Best Purchase Ever

Date:October 4, 2011
Pros: Weight, Warranty, Security Features, Software compatibility, Bluetooth, Video card, Wireless card, Screen size, Display performance, Battery, Input/Output compatibility, Processor, Support, Included software, Memory, Storage
Cons: Display resolution
"It really is best purchase ever. I was into DELL before and first time I tried Lenovo. If I say in short, I will stick to LENOVO from now on - just loved it."
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Review 2 for IdeaPad Y560 - Top rated
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Roc233s
Location:St louis, mo
Owned Product:7-12 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Premium
Processor:Intel Core i7
Memory:4 GB or more

Wise purchase

Date:October 4, 2011
Pros: Video card, Screen size, Display performance, Processor, Memory, Storage
Cons: Build Quality, Battery
"For the price and the features the y560 comes with it can not be beat. I am very pleased with my purchase."
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Review 3 for IdeaPad Y560 - Top rated
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KittenHoarder
Location:Mankato, MN
Owned Product:7-12 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Ultimate
Processor:Intel Core i7
Memory:4 GB or more

Amazing

Date:October 4, 2011
Pros: Weight, Durability, Software compatibility, Bluetooth, Video card, Wireless card, Screen size, Build Quality, Display performance, Display resolution, Input/Output compatibility, Processor, Included software, Memory, Keyboard/peripherals, Storage
Cons: Battery
"I love this laptop. I got it at a discounted price but I think it's even worth the regular price! The design is beautiful, not too in-your-face, doesn't come loaded with bloatware, great camera quality. I can't comment on how hot it runs on games and such because I always keep a cooling pad underneath it and it's fine. The material it is shiny so it does show fingerprints but it's better than a matte finish that's a pain to clean! Speakers are OK, could be better but they are still better than I expected. The Trackpad is excellent, the buttons and keyboard have been sturdy since I've gotten it (
I use this laptop about 6-10 hours every day!). I love the fact that the power input is on the side so it doesn't get in the way or get smashed. I have zero complaints, this baby runs better than my 2 year old desktop! The battery life is about what I expected but what can you really do about that without throwing down several hundreds of dollars for a better one? :)
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Hudey123
Location:Paso Robles, CA
Owned Product:1-6 months
Operating System:Windows 7 Premium
Processor:Intel Core i7
Memory:4 GB or more

A workhorse laptop at an amazing price.

Date:October 4, 2011
Pros: Weight, Warranty, Video card, Display resolution, Memory, Storage
Cons: Keyboard/peripherals, Build Quality, Durability, Battery, fingerprint magnet
"I have been using my Ideapad Y560 for several months now so I think I'm in the perfect position to put up a review. Overall impressions are the most important thing, right? My overall impression: the Y560 will handle anything you throw at it, but it won't handle it at the fastest speeds you've seen.
The Core i7 in the Y560 has four cores so it will handle a big workload. It's not uncommon for me to be running Adobe's Flash, Photoshop, and Illustrator at the same time as IE9 and several Chrome tabs and this laptop just powers right through all of it. But the ability to handle the large workload is due to the quad core processor and 8 Gb of RAM - on the speed side the laptop suffers from it's meager 1.7 Ghz clock. If you're looking for a gaming laptop you'll be much better served by a faster dual core chip rather than this i7.
Besides workload handling, the Y560 excels with its 7200 RPM 500Gb hard drive - you shouldn't need anything more than that in a mobile machine:plenty of speed and plenty of storage. I eventually replaced it with a 128 Gb Crucial M4 SSD and that took the Y560 over the top. I boot up in just a few seconds now (Win7 Home Premium x64).
Other pros, the display is really nice albeit showing a LOT of glare. The weight is nice too, I've never felt it was too heavy. And I bought it on special with a 3-yea