lenovo y500 vs y400

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  1. luisoduque

    luisoduque Newbie

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    hi guys i need help right now, i want to buy a new laptop for gaming i think that the lenovo ones are the best for price tag, i7, 1tb hard drive + 16ssd + geforce gt750m dual and other things.

    the lenovo y400 came with a limited 8gb of ram thats enough for gaming? i like the y400 because is more portable and if i bought the graphic card ill have the dvd drive that is included.

    799$ + 229$ for the ultrabay graphic card gt750m sli, i need to know if that card is compatible with the y400 is the same size.

    http://shop.lenovo.com/SEUILibrary/...&category_id=6716C35E262487E9B548B6298FE58D3B

    Y500 - Removable Ultrabay SLI Graphics - NVIDIA GeForce GT750M GDDR5 2GB | Lenovo | (US)

    or i just bought the y500 one with dual graphics with 16gb of ram

    i need help

    sorry for my bad english im from venezuela
     
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    Caliburn00 Notebook Guru

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    8GB of ram is more than enough for gaming. Also the lenovo y500 SLI card is not compatible with the y400.
     
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    eijiyuki Notebook Consultant

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    What makes it incompatible when both are standard laptop ultrabay slots and even uses the same GT750M card already?
     
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    Go for Y500 because you get a much better display with higher gamut screen that is near SRGB coverage and a 1080p display.
     
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    i need to know that answer the graphic card that use the y500 is the same size as y400
     
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    FSU Logan Notebook Evangelist

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    The 750M SLI is N O T compatible with the Y400, currently. Also, as stated above, the Y500 as a 1080p display. Although you may think this is not much of a difference, try hooking it up to a TV. You'll see a huge difference.
     
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