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Lenovo Y50

Lenovo Y50 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Dec 2014
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The Next Big Name In Gaming The new Y50 is here, and it's better than ever! Mind-blowing visuals, incredible JBL sound and uncompromising performance bring your entertainment and games to life.... More
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

Gaming laptops built by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all notebook PCs (not just gaming laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y50 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 which do not have a full-size keyboard.

There are a number of alternative portable PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50 has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50 also have a front camera.

We compared all the other laptops with a front camera to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price] is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo Y50 has a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on portable PCs of this spec and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Only Four Battery Cells

Most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50 have between four and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo Y50 which has four battery cells.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11ac WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops of this age and type.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y50. The average hard drive speed of gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50 is 6,700 RPM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y50 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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8 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Y50.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively average processor clock speed compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

If you would prefer a portable PC with a bigger total storage capacity then you might also want to look at the Asus G751JL[plb_2998974_price] (1.1TB) which is also higher rated.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly typical screen size compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50.

Notebook PCs with a bigger screen size that might be worth considering include the GT72 2QD[pl_2954451_price] (17.3"), or the GT72[pl_2913246_price] (17.3") both from MSI.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on laptops of this age and spec. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable type and age to the Y50.

If this portable PC battery life is not long enough for you then you might also want to consider the Alienware 13[plb_2959109_price] (8.5h and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 1tb8, lenovo 1tb8g, lenovo i74720, lenovo 1tb8gb, lenovo i74710, lenovo gtx960, lenovo gtx960m, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74710h, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo i74710hq, lenovo 1920x1080
Barcodes 00000059445809, 00888772086633, 00888772086749, 00889955349538

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
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4 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.7GHz 16GB 1.3TB HDD+SSD 18.4"
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