Lenovo Legion Y720 Laptop Review: High Performance, Affordable Mobile Gaming

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Lenovo Legion Y720: Tomb Raider and Shadows of Mordor

The Lenovo Legion Y720 shows the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 performs within a margin of error in synthetic benchmarks to other similarly-equipped models, but we’ll see if it gains an in actual game performance in Rise of the Tomb Raider and Shadows of Mordor.

Middle Earth: Shadow Of Mordor Performance
Glorious Orc-Slaying Vengeance

 Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor is a fun and stunning game. We tested the Lenovo Legion Y720 with the high-quality image preset and FXAA enabled.

Lenovo Y720 15IKB Mordor

Lenovo hits triple digit frame rates with the Legion Y720 in Shadow of Mordor. It does fall behind the Alienware 13 R3 by 7-percent, but you’re still seeing a smooth 104 fps, nevertheless.

Rise Of The Tomb Raider
DirectX 12 Performance

Rise of the Tomb Raider started as a console port, but the developer updated it with a DirectX 12 code path. It also supports visual effects, like Ambient Occlusion, Depth of Field, Dynamic Foliage, Bloom shaders, Tessellation and more.

Lenovo Y720 15IKB Tomb Raider

We’re at a point where gaming notebooks exceed the capability needed to run Rise of the Tomb Raider smoothly and the Legion Y720 is no different. It’s GeForce GTX 1060 GPU delivers plenty of gaming chops for a high-quality experience at 1080p.


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