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

2 Intel Core I5-4xxx 1.7GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Enjoy dazzling visuals in 16:9 widescreen with an optional 15.6" Full HD display (1920 x 1080). Catch up with the latest movies with the Z50's integrated DVD read-write drive, while stereo... More
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22 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Four Total Number of SATA Connectorss

The IdeaPad Z50-70 is a four total number of SATA connectors laptop.

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Four Number of SATA III Connectorss

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has more number of SATA III connectorss than most of the laptops of this age and type. Most of the comparable spec laptops that have been available for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70 only have between two and three number of SATA III connectorss, however this notebook PC has four number of SATA III connectorss.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops that have been available for more than a year the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 4GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst similar spec portable PCs of this age.

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Lenovo Notebook PCs Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,876 expert and user reviews for Lenovo laptops and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically within its medium processor cores notebook PCs range.

Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of 1,000 megahertz, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. The slowest on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max) of notebook PCs that were released one year ago is 750MHz and the fastest is 1,300MHz.

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Fairly Big Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacitys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year range from 32GB to 2TB. The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a fairly big total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The IdeaPad Z50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds. The best memory clock speeds supported by processor of all portable PCs of this age and spec is 1,866MHz and the worst is 133MHz.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z50-70 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.3GB.

If this medium processor cores notebook PC internal memory is too small for you then you might want to look at the Lenovo T450s (12GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Intel Core I5 Processor Family

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has an Intel Core i5 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family found on most comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago. Laptops of a comparable age and type to the IdeaPad Z50-70 processor familys range from AMD E to Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a maximum display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels laptop, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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

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Has a Front Camera

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

This portable PC has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n wi-Fi standards, which is the most commonly found wi-Fi standards on notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year. The smallest hard drive capacity of laptops that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70 is 250GB, the biggest is 2TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 690GB.

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L3 Processor Cache

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

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Quite Big Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago have hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacitys of between 8GB and 1TB. At 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has a fairly big hybrid hard drive (H-HDD) capacity compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops of a comparable type and age to the IdeaPad Z50-70 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4.1GB. The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)

The smallest maximum internal memory (64-bit) of portable PCs of this age and spec is 2GB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory (64-bit) is 13GB. With a maximum internal memory (64-bit) of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the bigger maximum internal memory (64-bit)s amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Quite Big Maximum Internal Memory

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the bigger maximum internal memorys (16 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. The maximum internal memorys of notebook PCs of this spec and age range from 2GB to 32GB.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this age and type.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

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

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12 Reasons Against

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

Most portable PCs of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the IdeaPad Z50-70 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Quite Slow On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of only 200 megahertz, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the slower on-board graphics adapter base frequencys amongst notebook PCs of this age. Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z50-70 the on-board graphics adapter base frequencys range from 100MHz to 650MHz.

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Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

At only 1.74 gigabytes, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the IdeaPad Z50-70. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of medium processor cores notebook PCs that were released one year ago range from 1.7GB to 16GB.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

Medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70 have battery life (max)s of between 2.5h and 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h. At only 4 hours, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that were released one year ago.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as 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 Frequency

Across all the notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad Z50-70 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz. With a processor frequency of only 1.7 gigahertz, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the slower processor frequencys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 1.7GHz processor clock speed portable PCs currently available including because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 15.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z50-70, the IdeaPad Z50-70 does not have a touchscreen.

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Heavy

Portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70 have weights of between 940g and 3.8kg. With a weight of 2.5 kilograms, the IdeaPad Z50-70 is one of the heavier laptops of this type and age amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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Only One USB 3.0 Port

The IdeaPad Z50-70 is a one USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 200 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age. Across all the laptops that have been around for more than a year the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,200 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70 is 2GHz and the fastest is 3.7GHz. With a processor boost frequency of only 2.7 gigahertz, the IdeaPad Z50-70 has a quite slow processor boost frequency compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad Z50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaPad Z50-70 over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

The IdeaPad Z50-70 has a relatively standard display diagonal (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad Z50-70.

If this notebook PC display diagonal is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the DELL Inspiron 17 5748 (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Specification

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Processor Cores
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Processor Cache
Processor Cache
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Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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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
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory Form Factor
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Memory Layout (slots X Size)
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Hard Drive Size
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Memory
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Capacity
Hybrid Hard Drive (H-HDD) Cache Type
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
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Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
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Audio System
Camera
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Networking
4G WiMAX
4G
Bluetooth Version
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Bluetooth
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SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
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USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel Active Management Technology Version
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel ME Firmware Version
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
UART
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel Smart Connect Technology Version
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
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Power
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Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
USB Version
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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