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Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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- processor 4th Generation Intel Core Processors- Operating SystemWindows 8.1 64-bit Operating System- Display15.6" Full HD Display for Bright, Detailed Visuals- Gaming LaptopOutstanding... More
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11 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 1GB and the biggest is 8GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory capacities amongst laptops of this age.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average reviews from experts and users, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y50-70.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70. The internal memory of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70 range from 2GB to 32GB.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50-70 supports a faster memory clock speeds supported by processor than most notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This portable PC supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed, whereas most portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across comparable types of portable PC is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y50-70, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This laptop has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This portable PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago is 1GB and the biggest is 8.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other portable PCs of this type and age have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo Y50-70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y50-70, the Lenovo Y50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This laptop Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and type to the Y50-70 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11n WiFi standard found on most similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to it.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This many processor core laptop has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty typical processor clock speed (2.2 gigahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly typical total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that came out more than two years ago.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y70[plb_2693770_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which has better reviews.

If this many processor core laptop screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y70[plb_2693770_price] (17.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for more than two years.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Toshiba C55D[plb_1625605_price] (2.4kg), or the Lenovo Y50[plb_2658244_price] (2.4kg).

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y50-70.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Swivel Webcam
Rear Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Security
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Fingerprint Reader
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Mouse Included
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(5)
11 July 2014

Jul 11 2014 - Lenovo's Y50 Touch is a well balanced system that is equally at home when used as a gaming system or as a general purpose performance system. The styling is agressive but not over...

Fast CPU and GPU
Slim for a gaming notebook
Loud speakers
Very low display quality
Finicky keyboard and touchpad
Short battery life
Runs a bit warm
27 December 2015

Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 to solidnie wykonany, dobrze prezentuj?cy si? i wydajny notebook. Jest uniwer­salny - nadaje si? dla graczy, do sporadycznej pracy mobilnej (na zasilaniu bateryjnym dzia?a...

Decent value, good midrange GPU that can handle just about any game
Sessiz
Nispeten hafif, nce tasarm
Tatminkar performans
Rahat klavye ve touchpad
Limited maximum screen brightness, fan stays on all the time, slightly dodgy trackpad
Ekran daha iyi olabilirdi
31 August 2015

Seria Lenovo Y50 cieszy si? opini? jednej z najlepszych linii laptopów kierowanych do mniej zamo?nych graczy. Nie znajdziesz tu maszyn pokroju XNOTE/Hyperbook za to pod wzgl?dem stosunku ceny do... Read more…

The Lenovo 50 Touch 4K packs in features, including a mainstream graphics card, touchscreen, and full 4K resolution
Great design
Spacious keyboard layout
Fantastic 4K Ultra HD display
Strong performance
The 4K display looks much better than its dull 1080p predecessor, but the midlevel GPU means you won't actually be playing many games at 4K resolution
Graphics card isn't strong enough for 4K gaming
The plastic display frame seems cheap in comparison to the other notebook parts
Surfaces heat up strongly under load
Reduced performance when running on battery only
7 September 2015

Med sitt chassi av borstad aluminium framstår Lenovos nya bärbara på 15,6 tum som en robust dator. Vikten på 2,4 kilo gör den knappast till någon lättviktare, men i gengäld står den... Read more…

Design, system and gaming performance, material of the lid, maintenance, solid battery life
4K IPS screen
Slim casing
Decent gaming performance
Swift solid state drive
Brightness distribution and brightness, performance on battery
No maintenance cover
Glaretype screen
Inactive CPU Turbo in multithread applications
Mediocre monitor, middling CPU performance, no SSD
10 January 2015
Excellent performance
Multiple configurations
Solid gaming and overall performance
Sleek and understated style
Comfortable keyboard
Battery life
Belowaverage battery life
Relatively dim display
Runs hot while gaming
Plastic frame rond beeldscherm lijkt goedkoop in vergelijking met andere onderdelen

User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Andrew M.

It is a good computer if you take care of it, but if the computer starts having problems around the hinges and the product is not under warranty. Good luck...

All the hardware is good for any type of gaming or other intensive computer uses
The keyboard is easy to use
Speaker system is clear and plays a wide range of frequencies
There is a major design flaw that causes the entire top half (essentially the monitor) to fall off. The computer continues to work as a computer afterwards with an external display
Reviewed 28 July 2013 by Aaron H.
(Verified Purchase)

I was a little concerned that my RAM wasn't listed in this motherboard's compatibility documentation, but I installed it anyway and ran the automatic XMP profile. It sees the ram and runs at the... Read more…

Well laid-out, everything was easy to get to
Overclocking and XMP setup was a breeze, new rig works great
Standard ASUS motherboard - nice layout, good number of SATA ports and fan connectors. Could be a great board
The graphical Bios is quite nice. The printed manual is useful and well written. 2 included SATA cables were handy
Very nice bios, easy to use. You can actually use the mouse in the bios, which is a feature I am not at all used to. Perhaps this is standard now with these higher end boards, but Its not something I
AISuit 3 4 Way Optimization errors; I and many others were drawn to the ASUS 87 boards due to the one-click OC feature in the AISuite. As reported on ROG and Tom's Hardware websites (among others), t
Ethernet port was dead on arrival (did not show in Device manager, not activity lights). I returned the board to Newegg, but now they claim it is damaged and will not replace. Weeks after buying I sti
The on board VGA port does not output (CPU is 5 4670K)
Only thing that I have noticed, it occasionally will not get past the post message on startup (like 1 in 10 times) for whatever reason it hangs there. When I hit the reset button it posts and boots fi
Nothing much. Each hardware company seems to have their own crazy ideas about interface design, and the AI Suite is no different. The side-facing ATA plugs were a pain for me, since I have a cable mou
Reviewed 19 June 2012 by Andrew S.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, excellent product and I am very happy with it...

Easy setup to allow to surf the web quickly
Haven't had any issues yet
Connects fine
Small, light, and easy to install. Downloaded drivers ahead of time so all i had to do was plug it in a start enjoying the Internet. Get 54 mbps on router downstairs and through 2 walls. Router is set
Works on my old windows xp desktop
I had to manually find and activate the need Setup file for XP OS. It didn't auto detect it. Though I didn't have any such problems with Windows 7
Just does not connect 802.11n, 802.11g instead
The included network configuration software isn't great, I ended up disabling it and using the built in windows networking utility
I get slightly worse speedtest results with this than I get with my laptop's built in wireless adapter
The screen, fingerprint magnet, slow hard drive, and bloatware

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 1tb8gb, i74720, i74720h, i74720hq, lenovo 1tb8, lenovo 1tb8g, lenovo i74720, lenovo 1tb8gb, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8m, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mg, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mgb
Barcodes 00888631891743, 00889561910788

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