ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen 20CG006LUS

ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen 20CG006LUS

Description

Intel Core M-5Y71 1.2 GHz, 11.6", 1920 x 1080, 8 GB RAM, 256 GB SSD, Intel HD Graphics 5300, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit, 8 hours battery life, 1.81 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $1794.99 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:59
GPU Benchmark:40
Popularity score:94

Verdict

  • Average processor suitable for various tasks (except the most demanding ones).
  • Low-End graphics, not suitable for gaming (but ok for web browsing and office applications).
  • Reasonable value for the money (better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:66/ 100

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ThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen 20CG006LUS
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Lighter
HP PROMO HP ELITEBOOK 1030 G1, CORE M5-6Y57 PROCESSOR W0T07UT#ABL
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Lenovo Yoga 460 20EM001MCA
Product nameThinkPad Helix 2nd Gen 20CG006LUSHP EliteBook Revolve 810 G2 11.6-Inch Tablet PC, Intel CoreASUS Zenbook UX303LA-DB51THP PROMO HP ELITEBOOK 1030 G1, CORE M5-6Y57 PROCESSORLenovo Yoga 460 20EM001MCA
CPU Benchmark59better67better64better61better73
GPU Benchmark40worsebetter43worsebetter51
Value for Money49worse40better53
Popularity94worse52better97worse48worse85
Ratingbetter61
Shopineer score66worse60worse60worse55better69
Price$1794.99better$1649.00better$1571.93worse$1940.94better$1628.23
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$1603.00$1265.00$1507.00
Operating SystemWindows 10 Pro 64-BitUnknownWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows10 ProfessionalWindows 10 Pro 64-Bit
BrandThinkPadHPASUSHPLenovo
Screen11.6"11.6"13.3"14"
Display TypeFull HDFull HD
Resolution1920 x 10801920 x 10801920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS, Anti-glare
TouchscreenYesYesYes
ProcessorIntel Core M-5Y71 1.2 GHzbetterIntel core i5-4310UbetterIntel Core i5-4210U 1.7GHzbetterCORE M5-6Y57 PROCESSORbetterIntel Core i7-6500U 2.5 GHz
Cores222
Base Frequency1.2 GHzbetter1.7 GHzbetter2.5 GHz
Boost Frequency
Memory8 GBworse4 GB8 GB8 GB8 GB
Max Memory Supported12 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedLPDDR3 1600DDR3L 1600
HDD
HDD RPM
SSD256 GBworse128 GBworse128 GB256 GB
Optical Drive
WebcamFront camera: 2.0-megapixel, 1080p resolution, fixed focusRear cHD Camera720p
BatteryIntegrated Li-Polymer 2-cell (35 Wh)50WHrs, 3S1P, 3-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery PackLi-Polymer 3-cell (53 Wh)
Battery Life8 hours8 hours8 hours
Graphics TypeIntegrated CardIntegrated CardIntegrated Card
Graphics CardIntel HD Graphics 5300worsebetterIntel HD Graphics 4400worsebetterIntel HD Graphics 520
Video Memory
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 7265802.11ac Wireless LANIntel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260
ColorBlackSmokey BrownBlack
Weight1.81 lbs.worse3.2 lbs.better0.45 lbs.worse3.9 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 Wake1165
Anno 14049016
Anno 20704320125
Anno 2205116
ArmA 23
Ashes of the Singularity33
Assassin's Creed Syndicate38
Assassin's Creed Unity75
AssassinĀ“s Creed III8155
Battlefield 11462
Battlefield 31613106
Battlefield 4151273
Battlefield Hardline151153
BioShock Infinite2815123
Borderlands 22011104
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare1436427
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare
Call of Juarez Benchmark22
Civilization 51810
CoD Modern Warfare 293373423
Company of Heroes 28742
Counter-Strike Source134
Crysis - CPU Benchmark3820216
Crysis - GPU Benchmark3224226
Crysis 23825188
Crysis 312842
Crysis Warhead5
Darksiders II2614
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising55433214
Dead Space 33618147
Deus Ex Human Revolution412211
Deus Ex Mankind Divided88
Diablo III28211815
Dirt 357261713
Dirt Rally41131313
Dirt Showdown3021165
Dishonored 2129
Dishonored26261915
Doom 3135
Doom219
Dota 2 Reborn
Dota 2512714
Evolve7531
F.E.A.R. 2127534222
F1 201151322314
F1 201220171514
F1 201328191812
F1 201434201312
FIFA 16261512
FIFA 172214828
Fallout 41166
Far Cry 2823215
Far Cry 3191373
Far Cry 49742
Far Cry Primal831
Farming Simulator 17492787
Fifa 11163955259
Fifa 12141805738
Fifa 1339806238
Fifa 1491494522
Fifa 1521168
GRID 241211513
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto473525
GTA V2318
Guild Wars 247136
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark168
Hitman 201652
Just Cause 210
Just Cause 31084
Left 4 Dead12057
Mad Max946
Mafia 21915139
Mafia 32
Mass Effect 3241819
Max Payne 3101081
Metal Gear Solid V2112102
Metro 203316852
Mirror's Edge Catalyst1272
Need for Speed 2016985
Need for Speed Shift31182722
No Man's Sky
Overwatch31209
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege13853
Resident Evil 5482110
Rise of the Tomb Raider7415
Risen40191613
Saints Row IV151376
SimCity261282
Sims 31773239
Sims 4911897
Sleeping Dogs211676
Star Wars Battlefront1477
StarCraft 297312110
Supreme Commander - FA Bench45352821
The Crew161152
The Division117
The Elder Scrolls Online3925154
The Evil Within876
The Secret World352517
The Witcher 3643
Thief9542
Titanfall 217105
Titanfall3619114
Tomb Raider3417116
Torchlight 2694017
Trackmania Nations Forever1885222
Watch Dogs 2
Watch Dogs1171
World in Conflict - Benchmark111332614
World of Tanks v866181611
World of Warcraft9241228
World of Warships261885
X-Plane 10.25271143
XCOM 262