Lenovo shipping IdeaPad Y580 with Ivy Bridge chips

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Lenovo has begun selling its IdeaPad Y580 multimedia and entertainment notebook, which boasts the latest Intel Ivy Bridge processor and NVIDIA Kepler graphics. First introduced at CES 2012, the new 15.6-inch Y Series notebook is designed to offer next-gen multimedia and gaming performance at an affordable price.

The IdeaPad Y580 base configuration features a 2.3GHz Core i7 processor along with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660M graphics, 8GB of RAM, and a 1TB hard drive. The configuration can be upgraded to include a 1920 x 1080 resolution screen, Blu-ray player, and an extra 32GB SSD. It also has the Bluetooth, WiFi, and an HD webcam.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Y580 is priced starting from $1,300. With the additional options, the price goes up to $1,550. The notebook is on sale now from Lenovo's website.

[via Engadget]