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For full specifications see the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p specifications page.
|Name||Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p|
|Processor||4th Gen Intel Core i7-4700MQ (2.40GHz 1600MHz 6MB)|
|Screen||15.6“ FHD LED Glossy Wedge (1920×1080)
|RAM||Up to 16GB|
|Graphics||Dual (2x) NVIDIA GeForce GT755M
NVIDIA GeForce GT755M 2GB
NVIDIA GeForce GT750M 2GB
|Network||1 GB LAN
Intel Centrino Wireless N-2230 - 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi connectivity
Intel 7260 b/g/n Wireless (2×2 BGN)
|Screen||Works||Brightness control issues.|
|Graphics Chip||Works||Problems with SLI mode|
|VGA Out||Not Tested|
|Display Port||Not Tested|
|Headphone Port||Works (?)|
|Suspend/Resume||Not Tested||Possible issues.|
SLI mode for the dual graphics chips doesn't seem to work with the proprietry NVIDIA driver.
Brightness controls sometimes need a workaround but they work out of the box with with Ubuntu 14.04.
There may be potential issues with suspend/resume freezing the machine.
In at least one case, headphones are not recognized.
You can enter a summary of how well the Lenovo IdeaPad Y510p works with Linux here.