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Lenovo IdeaPad S540 81XA002SIN (13.3 Inch 60Hz (2560X1600) QHD|10th Gen Intel Core i5 10210U|8GB RAM|512GB SSD|Windows 10|Nvidia Mx250 2GB Graphics)

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  • CPU: 10th Gen Intel Core i5 10210U | 4 Cores | 8 Threads | 6MB of L3 Cache | 1.6 GHz | 4.2 GHz
  • RAM: 8GB RAM | Dual Channel
  • Storage: 512GB SSD
  • GPU: Nvidia Mx250 2 GB VRAM | Intel UHD Graphics 620
  • Display: 13.3 Inches | 2560 x 1600 | 60 Hz |
  • Battery: 45 Watt Hour
  • Operating System:Windows 10
  • Keyboard: Backlit | Chicklet Style
  • Weight:1.79 Kg
  • Ports: 1x USB 3.0 (Type C) | 2x USB 3.0 (Type-A) | 1x USB 2.0 (Type A) | HDMI | Rj- 45 Ethernet Jack | 3.5 mm Combo Audio Jack
  • Upgradability: 1x 2.5-inch SATA Slot for SSD/HDD Expansion | 2x M.2 Slots | 1x SO-DIMM slot
  • Other Features: Bluetooth 5.0, Fingerprint Reader, Wifi 6
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CPU: 10th Generation Intel Core i5-10210U

The i5-10210U is an upper-mid-range processor and can be found in thin and light/2in1 laptops. The quad-core processor comes with 8 Threads and is based on 14 Nm Comet Lake Architecture. The 10210U has a base clock of 1.6 GHz and the clock speed can be turbo boosted to up to 4.2 GHz and 6MB of L3 Cache. Intel has specified a TDP of 15 watts, therefore with the i5 10210U, you can expect a good battery life. However, depending on the use case, TDP can vary between 10 Watts and 25 Watts.


The i5-10210U is almost as powerful as the 8th gen i7 8565U according to The i5-10210U is based on the same architecture as i5-8265u just with higher clock speeds.


GPU: 2 GB Nvidia MX250

The MX 250 is based on a 14 nm manufacturing process with a TDP between 25 Watts. The 2 GB Graphics Card comes with GDDR5 memory which is clocked at 7 GHz with a 64-bit memory interface. The MX 250 can is entry-level graphics for thin and light laptops. The MX 250 is the same card as the Mx150 just with 32 percent higher clock speeds. It is best suited for games that don’t require a lot of graphics performance.

How is the Lenovo IdeaPad S540 81XA002SIN for Gaming?

The Lenovo IdeaPad S540 81XA002SIN is only capable of only light gaming on mid to high settings and you won’t be able to play most AAA titles. The following benchmarks are for Nvidia Mx250 with 2GB Graphics with a 60Hz limitation of the display.

Gaming Benchmarks

  • Below 20 FPS– Unplayable/laggy/stuttery
  • 20-30 FPS– Below average, acceptable for some laggy for others. 
  • 30-45 FPS– Average, acceptable for most people.
  • 45-60 FPS– Above Average, Smooth animation/No lag.
  • 60-90 FPS– Semi-Professional.
  • Above 90 FPS– God tier/Hardcore/Professional.



  • Low ( 768p): 60 FPS
  • Mid ( 1080p): 43 FPS
  • High ( 1080p): 21 FPS

PUBG ( PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds)


  • Low( 768p): 49 FPS
  • Mid ( 1080p): 20 FPS
  • High ( 1080p): 19 FPS



  • Low (768p): 60 FPS
  • Mid (1080p): 60 FPS
  • High (1080p): 27 FPS

CS:GO (Counter Strike: Global Offesnsive)


  • Low (768p): 60 FPS
  • High (1080p): 60 FPS
  • Ultra (1080p): 60 FPS

League of Legends 


  • Low (768p): 60 FPS
  • Mid (1080p): 60 FPS
  • High (1080p): 60 FPS



  • Low (768p): 60 FPS
  • Mid (1080p): 60 FPS
  • High (1080p): 40 FPS
  • Ultra (1080p): 24 FPS

Apex Legends

Apex Legends

  • Low (768p): 55 FPS
  • Mid (1080p): 21 FPS
  • High (1080p): 17 FPS
  • Ultra (1080p): 15 FPS

Specification: Lenovo IdeaPad S540 81XA002SIN (13.3 Inch 60Hz (2560X1600) QHD|10th Gen Intel Core i5 10210U|8GB RAM|512GB SSD|Windows 10|Nvidia Mx250 2GB Graphics)

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