This sucker tears apart nearly every graphics performance test we threw at it, besting models equipped with GTX 670MX cards and decisively conquering anything with a single GT 650M (of which the Y500 we reviewed has two). It can easily handle most any modern game on High settings, and many even on Ultra. And best of all, its got one heck of a nice screen, sporting 1080p with good color reproduction, decent brightness, and a respectable level of contrast."
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