Boost Battery Life of Gaming Laptops | Legion Y540



I’ve been using Legion Y540 for over 4 months now, and i’m pretty impressed with most of the things, it has a good build quality, crisp display and a great keyboard. But Speaking about battery life, it’s only a 52.5 Wh unit and the battery life is poor, as you can see, i did a light load test,essentially watching YouTube videos on a loop until the battery depleted and the system only lasted 2 hours and 50 mins. While switching to a heavy load test, i ran Rise of the Tomb raider at max settings, and the system only lasted for 45 mins, so overall it’s certainly a disappointing result. Don’t be sad, there are some tweaks which can be followed and it indeed improves the battery life.

1) Hybrid mode : In the bundled Lenovo Vantage app in Windows 10, is an option called Hybrid Mode, which lets the laptop use the integrated Intel graphics card when running on battery. Using the internal graphics card instead of the dedicated Nvidia chip saves power. So, while I performed the…