Lenovo Legion Y540 vs System76 Gazelle

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 The Lenovo Legion Y540 is a 15-inch laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We are comparing it to the System76 Gazelle, which comes with a 15-inch screen at 1920x1080 (Full HD). 

Lenovo Legion Y540

Lenovo Legion Y540 15.6" Gaming Laptop 144Hz i7-9750H 16GB RAM 256GB SSD GTX 1660Ti 6GB - 9th Gen i7-9750H Hexa-Core - 144Hz Refresh Rate - NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti 6GB GDDR6 - Legion Ultimate S

  • Processor: 9th Gen i7-9750H Hexa-core
  • Refresh Rate: 144Hz
  • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660Ti 6GB GDDR6
  • Support: Legion Ultimate Support
  • OS: Windows 10 Home

$1,009.99

System76 Gazelle

 

Make it your own

  • 15" or 17" thin bezel FHD Matte Display
  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 Processor
  • NVIDIA GTX 16-Series Graphics
  • Up to 64GB Dual Channel DDR4
  • Multicolor backlit keyboard with numpad
Lenovo Legion Y540 System76 Gazelle
Screen Size 15-inch 15-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info Refresh Rate: 144Hz Matte Finish, 120 Hz
Storage 256GB SSD 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), 1 x 2.5" 7mm height drive, Up to 8 TB total
Operating System Windows 10 Home Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 16 64
Notes

Input

Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chiclet US QWERTY Keyboard
Networking

Gigabit Ethernet, IntelĀ® Wireless + Bluetooth 5
Video Ports

Dependent on Graphics:

GTX 1650 & 1650 Ti: 1 x HDMI (w/HDCP), 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4

GTX 1660 Ti: 1 x HDMI (w/HDCP), 1 x Mini DisplayPort 1.4, 1 x DisplayPort (1.4) over USB 3.2 Gen 2 (Type C)

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
2403 points
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
2403 points
GeForce GTX 1650
(System76 Gazelle)
1231 points
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
1045 points

Video RAM

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
6 GB
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
6 GB
GeForce GTX 1650
(System76 Gazelle)
4 GB
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
4 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
288 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
288 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
192 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1650
(System76 Gazelle)
157.4 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
76.32 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
76.32 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1650
(System76 Gazelle)
65.6 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
47.52 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
152.6 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
152.6 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1650
(System76 Gazelle)
114.8 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1650 Ti Mobile
(System76 Gazelle)
95.04 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
31.2 GT/s
Core i7-10750H
(System76 Gazelle)
31.2 GT/s

Turbo Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second, if all cores are running at their turbo speed (Threads x Turbo Clock Speed)
Core i7-10750H
(System76 Gazelle)
60 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
54 GT/s

Threads

Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
12 Threads
Core i7-10750H
(System76 Gazelle)
12 Threads

Core Speed

Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
2.6 MHz
Core i7-10750H
(System76 Gazelle)
2.6 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-10750H
(System76 Gazelle)
5 MHz
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
4.5 MHz