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Lenovo IdeaCentre Y710 Cube Gaming PC Review

By: Steven Bassiri | Gaming Desktop PCs in Computer Systems | Posted: Apr 26, 2017 4:11 pm
TweakTown Rating: 90%Manufacturer: Lenovo

Test Setup

 

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The red LEDs illuminate the "Y" symbol in the middle of the Cube, and two slanted slits illuminate on the bottom of the unit.

 

 

CPU, Memory, System, and Graphics Benchmarks

 

CINEBENCH 11.5

 

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wPrime

 

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AIDA64 AES and HASH

 

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AIDA64 Memory

 

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HandBrake Video Encoding

 

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PCMark8 Home Test

 

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WebXPRT

 

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3DMark Cloud Gate

 

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3Dmark FireStrike

 

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Ashes of the Singularity

 

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Grand Theft Auto V

 

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UNIGINE Heaven 4.0

 

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Resident Evil 6

 

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Final Fantasy XIV

 

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Lenovo's IdeaCentre Y710 Cube is a compact gaming PC and performs like one.

 

The GTX 1070 Founders Edition and i7-6700 work well together, and the PC can handle pretty much any task. 4K gaming is decent; the unit can achieve close if not above 60FPS even at higher resolutions. While the GTX 1070 FE and i7-6700 aren't as fast as some of the other configurations in the charts, the power and heat reductions allow their use in a smaller PC.

 

 

Storage and Network Performance

 

CrystalDiskBench-Read:

 

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CrystalDiskBench-Write:

 

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ixChariot Network Throughput:

 

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The IdeaCentre Y710 Cube's SSD isn't the fastest, but responsiveness in Windows isn't affected. The HDD is actually quite fast compared to some of the others. While there is some debate over whether or not Killer's wired solutions are faster than Intel's, their wireless solution is one of the fastest on the market.

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