Summary: The Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 runs a neck-to-neck battle with the HP ENVY dv6-7206tx in terms of performance. However, both machines have their unique points. The Y500 has a Full HD display, something that the ENVY dv6 does not offer. And also has a more powerful graphics card, considering the Y500 does have ï¿½gaming notebookï¿½ ambitions. But, the tests show that the ENVY dv6 offers better battery life, and has a much better keyboard.
Pros: Very good performance, Full HD display is a big value addition, Honest ambitions of being a gaming laptop, Backlit keyboard, Ultrabay adds an expandability option
Cons: Runs quite warm when under load, Keyboard layout takes some getting used to