The purpose of the laptop is a gaming laptop, not something you usually want to tote around very often. That is why, for most people, an ultrabook is good (especially with Iris graphics like the new MBP has).
Klingsor said: This laptop looks great on paper. But there are quite a few bad reviews. Maybe many of them have been fixed with software and firmware upgrades, but that doesn't fix poor build quality and heaviness.
Build quality is a real issue with Lenovo consumer machines. I've had 3 friends come to me for help replacing broken hinges, can't get them cheap on eBay either like a Dell or HP, gotta go to Lenovo spare parts. $50 bucks a pair (pairs only no singles) really hurts for simple low tech metal hinges!
I currently have a Y470 and previous I had a Y460. I have had no issues with either, and I don't baby my laptops. Build quality is fine. Only issue I had was thermal paste drying out after 2+ years, causing the CPU and GPU to throttle back. Easily fixable.
For the price, and discrete decent graphics, this is a good deal.
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