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Lenovo Y410p - Is it still good for casual gaming at its price bracket?

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May 14, 2014 11:03:12 PM

I'm looking for a laptop that would be good value (or, least-bad value) to do casual gaming - various Blizzard games, etc. For work I use a Mac laptop but it's been choking, whereas "as a visually orientated" person I really enjoy detailed graphics and high framerates. The Y410p fits my budget great, but I just wanted to see if there are any opinions or alternative suggestions, before I bite the bullet! Thanks.
Living in Canada, so based off of their site here:
Lenovo Y410p 59405110
Intel Core i7-4700MQ 3.40GHz 1600Mhz 6MB
12.0GB PC3-12800 DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MHz
1TB 5400 RPM + 24GB SSD
May 15, 2014 11:00:59 PM

Thanks, that's a good point. From the Laptop Graphics Card listing here (, the fps rating seems to be within a safe margin, e.g. for WoW it would be lie within 26–31 fps.

Would it be better value to stay, or should I look for something higher on the rankings?
August 14, 2014 3:05:20 PM

dude dont listen to anyone who says you would have to run things on low or medium, i have a lenovo y410p, the same one your looking at and it runs games at high to ultra so this is a great pc and you should buy it