Editors Liked

  • Design, system and gaming performance, material of the lid, maintenance, solid battery life
  • Impressive size for a portable gaming notebook, Ultra detailed screen with 4K resolution, Graphics performance, Beautiful design and aluminum shell, JBL stereo speakers, Comfortable AccuType keyboard with backlight, Easy maintenance, External DVD supplied
  • One of the most affordable thin and light 15" gaming laptops
  • Portable chassis design, Excellent performance, Solid battery life
  • Solid gaming and overall performance, Sleek and understated style, Comfortable keyboard
  • Slim design. Full-HD, touch-capable display. JBL Sound with integrated subwoofer. Good feature set, with USB, HDMI, and Gigabit Ethernet
  • The Lenovo Y50 Touch has great style for a gaming laptop, plus a touchscreen, and it balances performance, size, and price to the benefit of mainstream gamers
  • Good gaming performance for the price, Comfortable backlit keyboard, Great battery life for its class, Responsive touch screen
  • Patterned, brushed metal lid is a unique and stylish design
  • Sleek and slimmeddown design; Solid gaming performance; Good battery life for a gaming notebook
  •  Good gaming performance for $1000, with the GTX 860M,  Very quiet for a gaming laptop, Very good touchpad,  Simple stylish design,  Acceptable battery performance at around 44.5 hours surfing the web,  Very high build quality,  Best speakers for a gami
  • Highend GPU for an entrylevel price, Sleek chassis and design, Brushed metal surfaces and rubberized matte palm rests, Maintenance panel allows access to HDD, halfmini PCIe, 2x SODIMM, CPU, GPU, battery, and system fans, Loud, balanced speakers and subwoo

Editors Didn't Like

  • Brightness distribution and brightness, performance on battery
  • No maintenance cover, Glaretype screen, Inactive CPU Turbo in multithread applications
  • Lack of M.2/NGFF slot, Very short Turbo Boost duration
  • Base option 1080p display is mediocre at best, slow HDD for base models
  • Keys lack feedback, Subpar display, Slow HDD
  • Belowaverage battery life, Relatively dim display, Runs hot while gaming
  • Middle-of-the-road battery life. A little large for portability
  • The display suffers from poor viewing angles and the midlevel graphics card means you can't run newer games at the highest detail settings
  • Mediocre display, Hard drive with solidstate buffer rather than full SSD
  • Temperamental touchscreen and touchpad. Barely three hours of battery life. Some issues with temporary hanging at boot. Lackluster performance considering the price. Heavy at 5.8 pounds
  • Display has dull color and limited viewing angles; Shallow keyboard and jumpy touchpad
  • Bad 1080p display (but the UHD is good),  With an I7, CPU might get throttled under full load,  Keyboard is not the great and typing fast is a problem due to missed characters (seems like others don't think so), The Intel 3160 WiFi card disconnection driv
  • Plastic display bezel feels cheap relative to rest of the notebook, Budgetgrade TN display, Slow 5400 RPM hybrid drive, Surfaces become very warm under high loads, Moderately loud fan noise, Reduced performance on batteries, Reduced maximum brightness on