Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)

Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)

Description

Intel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz, 15.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 500 GB HDD, AMD Radeon R7 M370, Windows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro), 9 hours battery life, 5.39 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $989.77 (see 1 offer below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:73
GPU Benchmark:69
User ratings:79
Popularity score:100

Verdict

  • Fast processor suitable for demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Very good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:87/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Lenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)
Faster CPU
MSI GL62 6QC-040CA
Faster GPU
Lenovo IdeaPad 510 80SR004QUS
Lighter
HP ProBook 455 G3 (T1B79UT#ABA)
Better Value
Acer Aspire V 15 V5-591G-55PV NX.G5WAA.006 N82E16834315426CVF
Product nameLenovo ThinkPad E560 (20EV002JUS)MSI GL62 6QC-040CALenovo IdeaPad 510 80SR004QUSHP ProBook 455 G3 (T1B79UT#ABA)Acer Aspire V 15 V5-591G-55PV
CPU Benchmark73better8273worse64better82
GPU Benchmark69better70better70worsebetter80
Value for Money91worse9091worse76better98
Popularity100worse95worse98worse95worse94
Rating79worsebetter90worseworse
Shopineer score87better89better89worse78better92
Price$989.77worse$999.99worse$989.99better$886.78better$982.89
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1374.00$1323.00$1373.00$1029.00$1815.00
Operating SystemWindows 7 Professional 64-Bit (downgrade from Windows 10 Pro)Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 10 Pro 64-BitWindows 10 Home
BrandLenovoMSILenovoHPAcer
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeFull HDFull HDLEDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080worse1366 x 7681920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyAnti-Glare eDP Wide View Angle panelHD anti-glare flat LED-backlitLED backlight & Acer ComfyView Technology
TouchscreenNoNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHzIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHzworseAMD A10-8700P 1.8 GHzbetterIntel Core i5-6300HQ 2.3 GHz
Cores2better42better4better4
Base Frequency2.5 GHzworse2.3 GHz2.5 GHzworse1.8 GHzworse2.3 GHz
Boost Frequency3.1 GHzbetter3.2 GHz3.1 GHzbetter3.2 GHzbetter3.2 GHz
Memory8 GB8 GBbetter12 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported16 GBbetter32 GBworse8 GBbetter32 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3L 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD500 GBbetter1 TBbetter1 TB500 GB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD256 GB
Optical DriveDVD±R/RWDVD Super MultiDVD±R/RWDVD+/-RW SuperMulti DL
Webcam720p720p HD Webcam720p HD Camera720p HD webcamHD Webcam (1280 x 720)
Battery6-cell lithium ion, 48 WHr6-cell lithium ion2 Cell, 39 Wh4-cell, 44 WHr Li-ion6-cell Li-Ion (5040 mAh) Battery
Battery Life9 hours5 hours7 hours8 hours
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardIntegrated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardAMD Radeon R7 M370betterNVIDIA GeForce 940MXbetterNVIDIA GeForce 940MXworseAMD Radeon R6 SeriesbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 950M
Video Memory2 GB2 GBbetter4 GB2 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260Intel 3165 Stone Peak 1 (1x1)802.11ac Wireless LANBroadcom 802.11b/g/n (1x1)802.11ac WiFi featuring MU-MIMO technology
ColorGraphite BlackBlackPearl BlackSteel Black
Weight5.39 lbs.better5.07 lbs.better4.8 lbs.better4.74 lbs.better5.29 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake482714
Anno 140424769
Anno 2070159694322
Anno 2205352094
ArmA 222
Ashes of the Singularity1476
Assassin's Creed Syndicate191694
Assassin's Creed Unity291896
Assassin´s Creed III454113
Battlefield 148301517
Battlefield 380463513
Battlefield 468473313
Battlefield Hardline72531913
BioShock Infinite88504717
Borderlands 2127644529
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare307205148
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare3834223
Call of Juarez Benchmark88
Civilization 57121
CoD Modern Warfare 22151129362
Company of Heroes 22823157
Counter-Strike Source125
Crysis - CPU Benchmark145893921
Crysis - GPU Benchmark123934221
Crysis 2103977626
Crysis 35433207
Crysis Warhead28
Darksiders II6939
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising96635438
Dead Space 3165866639
Deus Ex Human Revolution1766533
Deus Ex Mankind Divided231157
Diablo III1421018453
Dirt 31511048029
Dirt Rally117482613
Dirt Showdown98755221
Dishonored 2211979
Dishonored90807545
Doom 3214
Doom2213820
Dota 2 Reborn51404834
Dota 2965634
Evolve36261412
F.E.A.R. 275627711868
F1 2011138998540
F1 2012124877733
F1 201399787039
F1 201499855035
FIFA 161232816
FIFA 1796824751
Fallout 43421118
Far Cry 214611451
Far Cry 35948278
Far Cry 444321412
Far Cry Primal3213129
Farming Simulator 17129843423
Fifa 11500345269162
Fifa 12380292235154
Fifa 13391242211156
Fifa 14485288286170
Fifa 15977348
GRID 2128755918
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto14416541
GTA V7769187
Guild Wars 2713314
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark244
Hitman 20162819715
Just Cause 230
Just Cause 341331513
Left 4 Dead303107
Mad Max381714
Mafia 285655332
Mafia 321117
Mass Effect 3585337
Max Payne 351482517
Metal Gear Solid V57432013
Metro 2033114653714
Mirror's Edge Catalyst2613613
Need for Speed 201634261310
Need for Speed Shift1181039158
No Man's Sky22181010
Overwatch60533123
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege81522516
Resident Evil 514511169
Rise of the Tomb Raider2717109
Risen141805739
Saints Row IV75592417
SimCity69292515
Sims 3400203130
Sims 4173593525
Sleeping Dogs7558328
Star Wars Battlefront52331613
StarCraft 2226876239
Supreme Commander - FA Bench85757046
The Crew43371911
The Division30241010
The Elder Scrolls Online80775831
The Evil Within392313
The Secret World58493815
The Witcher 3281896
Thief27201811
Titanfall 260421720
Titanfall60494022
Tomb Raider106554319
Torchlight 2937977
Trackmania Nations Forever2038155
Watch Dogs 2434019
Watch Dogs49301210
World in Conflict - Benchmark134584832
World of Tanks v886423621
World of Warcraft2541816329
World of Warships51361813
X-Plane 10.2581422211
XCOM 2311074