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Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Sep 2014
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Average Expert Reviews

Portable PC expert review website mobimaniak.pl scored this gaming laptop 76 out of 100.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated laptop manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a full-size keyboard, which is unusual. Most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50-70 do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70 also have a front camera.

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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 laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than the 802.11a WiFi standard found on most laptops that came out more than a year ago. This notebook PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standard.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70.

The worst Wi-Fi standard amongst comparable types of laptop is 802.11a.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y50-70 is 2GB and the biggest is 8.2GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70 the speaker power range from 1.5W to 8W, and the average speaker power is 2.4W. With an speaker power of 2.5 Watts, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly high speaker power compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50-70.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of similar spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70 is 7.8GB. The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst similar spec laptops of this age.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the smallest battery capacities (only 54 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec laptops of this age. Across all the gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50-70 the battery capacities range from 54mAh to 7,400mAh, and the average battery capacity is 4,500mAh.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y50-70 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 400 cd/m².

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Quite Small Screen Size

With a screen size of only 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the smaller screen sizes amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. The smallest screen size of laptops of a similar type and age to the Y50-70 is 13", the biggest is 19", and the average screen size is 16".

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The hard drive speeds of portable PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the laptops that came out more than a year ago the battery capacities range from 47Wh to 92Wh. The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the smaller battery capacities (only 54 watt-hours) amongst comparable spec laptops of this age.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution

The lowest front camera resolution of laptops of this spec and age is 1MP, the highest is 2.1MP, and the average front camera resolution is 1.5MP. With a front camera resolution of only 1 megapixel, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly low front camera resolution compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Y50-70.

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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

Across all the laptops of a similar type and age to the Y50-70 the maximum internal memory range from 16GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 20GB. At only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

Most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Y50-70 have between two and three built-in speakers, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has two built-in speakers.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

At only 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50-70. Portable PCs of this age and type have processor clock speeds of between 1.7GHz and 3GHz.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly average internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50-70.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar type and age to it. 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 Y50-70 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Features
Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Docking Station
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Hard Drive
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Typical Contrast Ratio
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Video
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL 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
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
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
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Performance
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
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 Smart Cache
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 Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Special Features
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Operational Conditions
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Technical Details
Other Features
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(6)
12 September 2016

This is Garmin's 4th edition of their budget GPS watch lineup, which has been refreshed each year. It started first with the FR10 a bit over four years ago . Then the FR15 added ANT+ HR... Read more…

Performance hovers (mostly) between lowercost budget drives and pricier Samsung SSD 850 EVO
Competitive pricing at launch
Compact form factor
Can play modern games at 1080p
Requires no PSU power cables
Lagging sequentialwrite performance
Capacity tops out at 1TB
No bundled drivecloningmigration software
Fan stays on at all times
Not a giant leap from GTX 950
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
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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 y5070ambktx1716g1tber8, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8m, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mg, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mgb
Barcodes 00888772086473, 00888772266974, 00888772293628, 00888772359669, 00888772359676, 00888772388065, 00888772388089, 00888772558079, 00888772558093, 00888772612573, 00888772953508, 00888965276643, 00888965314024, 00888965710710, 00888965710826, 00889561910788

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