A relatively thin and light gaming laptop, the inexpensive Lenovo Y530 will be a tempting choice for budget-minded gamers. That said, the Y530’s middling graphics card struggles to keep up with today’s games, let alone tomorrow’s.
- Impressive quad-core CPU performance
- Relatively thin and light for a gaming laptop
- Comfy keyboard
- Above-average speakers
- Falls short of 60 fps gaming visuals at maxed graphics settings
- Rear-facing ports may frustrate some users
- No memory card reader