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Lenovo Y50-70

Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB Dec 2014
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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. And with its signature style,... More
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Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

Lenovo gaming laptops have good reviews on average and across all laptops Lenovo is one of the better rated brands.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y50-70 which 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 notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y50-70 also have a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops of this age and type. This portable PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This notebook PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Narrow

Across all the similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Y50-70 the widths range from 330mm to 460mm. At only 387 millimeters, the Lenovo Y50-70 is quite narrow compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70.

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8 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port portable PC.

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Only Eight Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a eight solid-state drive capacity portable PC.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y50-70 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

It is worth also looking at other laptops which also have a touch sensitive screen including the Lenovo Y50[plb_2681101_price].

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most gaming laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Small Internal Memory

Laptops that are a similar age to the Y50-70 have internal memory of between 4GB and 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB. At only 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite small internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this type and age.

If this laptop internal memory is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Asus G750JS[plb_2700540_price] (16GB).

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs of this age and type. Most laptops of this type and age have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y50-70.

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

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y50-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Only One Installed SSD

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a one installed SSD portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y50-70 have between one and three installed SSDs.

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9 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Lenovo released the Y50-70.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as it.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty average processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

Laptops with a faster processor clock speed that might also be worth considering include the Lenovo Y50[plb_2682315_price] (2.8GHz).

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,008 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50-70.

If you are looking for a bigger screen size then you might also want to consider the MSI GP70 Leopard[plb_2632826_price] (17.3"), or the Asus G750JS[plb_2700540_price] (17.3").

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Average Weight

At 2.6 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50-70.

Portable PCs with a heavier weight that might also be worth considering include the MSI GE60 Apache[plb_2527992_price] (2.6kg).

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD+SSD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on laptops of this age and type. 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 pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this age and type.

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Specification

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Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
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Display
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Camera
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WiFi Standard
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3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
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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 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
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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 HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
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Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
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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

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
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Lenovo Y50 vs Lenovo Y50-70

Lenovo Y50 vs Lenovo Y50-70
Lenovo Y50
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6"
Lenovo Y50-70
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.5GHz 8GB 1TB HDD+SSD 15.6"
£ 995.06
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