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Lenovo Z70-80

Lenovo Z70-80 2 Core Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

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2 Intel Core I5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB Oct 2015
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12 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 expert and user 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 Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Z70-80 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst medium processor core notebook PCs of this age. Laptops of a similar type and age to the Z70-80 have screen sizes of between 11" and 18".

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 17.3" notebook PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price].

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Z70-80 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

This portable PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution across all laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Z70-80.

Across comparable types of portable PC the worst display resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Across all the medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Z70-80 the total storage capacity range from 16GB to 2TB.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available including the Aspire E5-573[pl_2987233_price], or the Aspire E5-772[pl_2984402_price] both from Acer or the Toshiba L50-C[plb_2943817_price] which has better reviews.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Z70-80 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most laptops of a comparable age and type to it. Most medium processor core notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this Lenovo laptop supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. Across all notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Z70-80 the memory clock speeds supported by processor ranges from 133MHz to 1,866MHz.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other laptops that were released around the same time as the Z70-80, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a full-size keyboard.

Alternative laptops with a full-size keyboard currently available which you might want to consider include the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] which is cheaper; or the 350[pl_2772828_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2743215_price] both from HP which has better reviews.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Z70-80 has a front camera. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Z70-80 also have a front camera.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to look at including a cheaper laptop such as the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] or you might consider a better rated laptop such as the 350[pl_2772828_price], or the ProBook 450[pl_2743215_price] both from HP.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many laptops of this age and spec.

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

The hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacities of medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z70-80 range from 8GB to 1TB. With a hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a quite big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Z70-80.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR3 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

This medium processor core notebook PC received an expert rating of 66 out of 100 from mobimaniak.pl.

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

The Lenovo Z70-80 is a one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Z70-80 have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Short Battery Life

Across all the laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the Z70-80 the battery lifes range from 2.5h to 24h. With a battery life of only 4 hours, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Z70-80.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other 4h battery life portable PCs and we think the G50-80[pl_3347289_price], the G50-80[pl_3228265_price], and the Z51-70[pl_3176613_price] all from Lenovo which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this portable PC battery life is too short for you then you might also want to look at the Lenovo B50-80[plb_3812194_price] (6.2h) which also has a higher rating.

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Only HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. 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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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Z70-80 does not have a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other medium processor core notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z70-80 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might also want to consider include the HP 15[plb_2319470_price] or the Acer Aspire E5[plb_2736268_price], or the Asus UX301LA[plb_3012206_price].

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

Most laptops that have been available for more than a year have between one and four USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Z70-80 which has one USB 3.0 port.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Z70-80 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar type and age to it. Most portable PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11n WiFi standard. The Wi-Fi standard of all laptops of a similar type and age to the Z70-80 ranges from IEEE 802.11a (worst) to 802.11n (best).

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Very Heavy

The weights of portable PCs that were launched more than a year ago range from 940g to 3.8kg, and the average weight is 2kg. The weight of the Lenovo Z70-80 of 3 kilograms is one of the heaviest amongst comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 3kg heavy laptops currently available including the Acer Aspire E5-772[plb_2984402_price] which has better reviews.

If you don't mind having a heavier weight then you might also want to look at the G50-70[pl_2707942_price] (2.5kg), or the G50-80[pl_3347289_price] (2.5kg) both from Lenovo which also has a higher rating.

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Thick

The Lenovo Z70-80 is one of the thicker laptops of this age and spec (28 millimeters) amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age. Medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Z70-80 have heights of between 11mm and 2,400mm, and the average height is 27mm.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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Very Wide

Across all the laptops of this spec and age the widths range from 28mm to 430mm. At 418 millimeters, the Lenovo Z70-80 is very wide compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that were released one year ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Z70-80

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the Z70-80 over a year ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a pretty typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Z70-80.

There are a number of other 2.2GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available which you might want to look at including the DELL Latitude 14 3450[plb_2903806_price], the Lenovo T450[plb_2899072_price], or the HP G4[plb_2905347_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Internal Memory

At 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo Z70-80 has a relatively average internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Z70-80.

There are a number of other 8GB internal memory laptops currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the HP EliteBook 840 G2[plb_2941676_price], the Lenovo ThinkPad X250[plb_2743534_price], or the Asus X555LA[plb_2947788_price].

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Intel Core I5-5xxx Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family, which is typical of many medium processor core notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Specification

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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)
Configurable TDP-Down
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
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 Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
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Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
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Open GL Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Display Supported by On-Board Grap
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
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
Headphone Out Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Trial Software
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel Clear Video Technology for MID
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Graphics & IMC Lithography
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
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AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Video Compression Format

Expert Reviews

(1)
20 September 2015

Zapraszam do lektury recenzji laptopa Lenovo Z70-80 ? taniego, 17-calowego notebooka z procesorem i7-5500U generacji Broadwell i grafik? GeForce GTX 840M.Lenovo Z70-80 to reprezentant 17-calowych... Read more…

Stonowany design
Przestronny pulpit roboczy, atwy dostp do podzespow
Dobry ekran Full HD
Antyodblaskowa powoka
Dobry system chodzenia
Trudny w czyszczeniu
Za mao portw USB 3.0
Niska wydajno w grach
Chaotyczna praca wentylatora na luzie, zuboony zestaw portw peryferyjnych, podatno na odciski palcw, plastikowa, bardzo byszczca ramka ekranu, ostre krawdzie pulpitu roboczego, zbyt ciasne gniazdo LAN

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Calvin C.
(Verified Purchase)

I have 30 years in the computer industry...

I don't have the issues with the keyboard that have been reported, but I have a heavy touch when I type. This unit has decent battery life, and has handled my video games without lag. (Ci 5, Battlefie
Completely satisfied with this purchase. Solid, sleek and well made. Very quiet, even when the fan throttles up, you can barely hear it. I've tested it with a few higher end games and it handled them
Screen is great anti-glare for those of us who use notebooks for work
Everything about this laptop is excellent. It has a beautiful screen, incredible hardware for the price, and runs fast. I have had no software issues. Simply put, it's a beautiful computer that I'm gl
None that I detected
The only cons I can think of is it would have been nice if the battery lasted a little longer. I usually get about 3 to 3 and half hours on a charge. And I run the display at 100 brightness on battery
I, and most others I know, buy these 17" notebooks for the keypad. Don't. The numbers pad feels small and awkward. The whole keyboard does, actually, but the rest you can get used to. The biggest prob
The only annoyance was the incredible amount of bloatware that came installed, and despite that there are no huge problems. However, not even a month into owning this laptop, the hinge on the right si

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Manufacturer Part Numbers apple i55200, apple i55200u, lenovo i55200, lenovo 80fg00, lenovo i55200u, lenovo 80fg00a, lenovo 80fg00ad, lenovo 80fg00adu, lenovo 80fg00aduk, apple z7080networkcardgigabite, apple z7080networkcardgigabitet, apple z7080networkcardgigabiteth, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethe, apple z7080networkcardgigabitether, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethern, apple z7080networkcardgigabitetherne, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethernet, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethernetl, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethernetla, apple z7080networkcardgigabitethernetlan
Barcodes 00888965957771, 00889561198650, 00889561613368, 00889800338250, 00889800855535, 00889955372246

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2 core Intel Core i5-3xxx 2.6GHz 4GB 320GB HDD 14"
Lenovo Z70-80
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
£ 1,269.95 £321.00
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Vastly Faster On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
16.4GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory
16GB Bigger Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Eleven Less PCI Express Lanes (max)
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs Lenovo Z70-80

DELL Latitude 12 7000 vs Lenovo Z70-80
DELL Latitude 12 7000
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 12.5"
Lenovo Z70-80
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
£ 799.00 £321.00
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Marginally Better Expert Reviews
Two More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Three USB 3.0 Ports
Smaller Total Storage Capacity
User Review Rating is Hugely Worse

DELL Latitude 14 5404 vs Lenovo Z70-80

DELL Latitude 14 5404 vs Lenovo Z70-80
DELL Latitude 14 5404
2 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB 256GB SSD 14"
Lenovo Z70-80
2 core Intel Core i5-5xxx 2.2GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
£ 2,135.78 £321.00
Much Better Expert Reviews
Significantly Longer Battery Life
58% Bigger Battery Capacity
Nine Battery Cells
One Less Built-In Speaker
Smaller Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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