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Lenovo Z50-70 2 Core Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Apr 2015
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Lenovo Z50-70 Review (late 2014)
Lenovo Z50-70 : Review
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Z50-70 is 1GB and the biggest is 2.1TB. At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 user and expert reviews, Lenovo has good ratings for its laptops. Lenovo also has good ratings specifically for its medium processor core notebook PCs compared to other manufacturers.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of portable PCs that have been available for more than a year is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,000 megahertz, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z50-70.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Z50-70 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all laptops that are a similar age to the Z50-70.

The worst display resolution amongst comparable types of notebook PC is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year. The total storage capacity of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z50-70 range from 16GB to 2TB.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most laptops that were released around the same time as it. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z50-70 processor memory clock speeds range from 133MHz (worst) to 1,866MHz (best).

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The Lenovo Z50-70 has a better processor family than most medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i5 processor family, whereas most portable PCs of this type and age have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z50-70 processor families range from AMD E (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Z50-70 has a full-size keyboard. Most of the other laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Z50-70 also have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Z50-70 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than a year ago also have a front camera.

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Fairly Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Z50-70 the hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities range from 8GB to 1TB.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Z50-70 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2MB to 4.1GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.1GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z50-70.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most frequently found memory slot on portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many portable PCs of this spec and age.

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11 Reasons Against

Only One USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Z50-70 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Z50-70 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of medium processor core notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago is 100MHz and the fastest is 650MHz. At only 200 megahertz, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a quite slow on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Z50-70.

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Quite Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Z50-70 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories (only 1.74 gigabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z50-70 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of between 1.7GB and 16GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 11GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

The battery lifes of medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for more than a year range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Z50-70.

If you are looking for a longer battery life then you might want to consider the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3140584_price] (5.5h).

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec 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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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 1.7 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z50-70 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs that were released more than a year ago range from 0.8GHz to 3.3GHz.

If you would prefer a laptop with a faster processor clock speed then you might also want to consider the G50-80[pl_3347289_price] (1.9GHz), or the E31-70[pl_3305792_price] (1.9GHz) both from Lenovo.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year, the Lenovo Z50-70 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Heavy

The Lenovo Z50-70 is fairly heavy (2.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to the Z50-70. Across all the similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Z50-70 the weights range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg.

Alternative laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Lenovo B590[plb_2714638_price] (2.5kg).

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The Lenovo Z50-70 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The Lenovo Z50-70 has a quite dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other laptops of this age and spec. Medium processor core notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Z50-70 have display brightnesss of between 200 cd/m² and 1,200 cd/m².

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z50-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z50-70 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Z50-70.

If you want a laptop with a bigger internal memory then you might want to consider the Lenovo T450s[plb_3046986_price] (12GB).

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Z50-70 has a relatively average screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this Lenovo laptop screen size is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo Z70-80[plb_3429896_price] (17.3").

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Specification

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Intel Smart Response Technology
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Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
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Intel Visual Technology
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Expert Reviews

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Lenovo has given the Z50-70 laptop some extra touches that lift it from the usual lowest- budget laptop category, starting with a full-HD 1920 x 1080 display. (For more, see: Best budget laptops... Read more…

16 February 2015

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User Reviews

(103)
Reviewed 13 August 2014 by William F.

Nephew bought this from NewEgg. This is a good value, excellent student machine that will allow some casual gaming. Benchmark Unigen Heaven 4.0, with Balanced power plan and Catalyst 14.4 @ DX11,... Read more…

Reviewed 27 January 2015 by Kevin K.
(Verified Purchase)

A few tips for people that have purchase this laptop. 1. If you want to install a clean copy of Windows 8.1, there's a utility from Microsoft that will download the Windows 8.1 ISO. The product... Read more…

Reviewed 27 October 2014 by Jarad W.
(Verified Purchase)

Wish it was available with Windows 7, I'm not a fan of 8...

Reviewed 24 September 2015 by Mac
Mac would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 Series

Great colour performance over all Good quality screen display Plenty of memory...

Reviewed 29 October 2015 by Apoults
Apoults would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 Series

Good solid laptop, great value for money...

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