Lenovo Legion Y540 vs System76 Oryx Pro

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 The Lenovo Legion Y540 is a 15-inch laptop with a resolution of 1920x1080 (Full HD). We will be comparing it to the System76 Oryx Pro, which comes with a 17-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 Oryx Pro

  • 10th Gen Intel Core i7 CPU
  • Switchable Intel and NVIDIA Graphics
  • System76 Open Firmware with coreboot
  • 15" and 17" display options
  • Up to 64 GB of memory
Lenovo Legion Y540 System76 Oryx Pro
Screen Size 15-inch 17-inch
Screen Resolution 1920x1080 (Full HD) 1920x1080 (Full HD)
Screen Info Refresh Rate: 144Hz 15.6" or 17.3" FHD (1920x1080) 144 Hz refresh rate, Matte Finish
Storage 256GB SSD 2 x M.2 (SATA or PCIe NVMe), Up to 4 TB total
Operating System Windows 10 Home Pop!_OS Linux
Memory Installed 16 64
Notes

Operating System
Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit) or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)

Firmware
System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware

Input
Multitouch Touchpad, Multi-Color Backlit Chicklet US QWERTY Keyboard

Graphics Card Comparison

GPU Score

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
7304 points
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5487 points
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2902 points
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
2403 points

Video RAM

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
8 GB
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
6 GB
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
6 GB

Memory Bandwidth

GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
448 GB/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
336 GB/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
288 GB/s

Pixel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
109.4 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
92.16 GP/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
80.64 GP/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
76.32 GP/s

Texel Rate

GeForce RTX 2080
(System76 Oryx Pro)
314.6 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2070
(System76 Oryx Pro)
207.4 GT/s
GeForce RTX 2060
(System76 Oryx Pro)
201.6 GT/s
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Mobile
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
152.6 GT/s

Processor Comparison

Gigatransfers Per Second

Total number of data transfers in one second (Threads x Clock Speed)
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
36.8 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
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 i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
81.6 GT/s
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
54 GT/s

Threads

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
16 Threads
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
12 Threads

Core Speed

Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
2.6 MHz
Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
2.3 MHz

Turbo Speed

Core i7-10875H
(System76 Oryx Pro)
5.1 MHz
Core i7-9750H
(Lenovo Legion Y540)
4.5 MHz