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Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 2 Core Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

2 Intel Core I7-5xxx 2.4GHz 8GB Mar 2015
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With the Lenovo Z70 laptop you can enjoy Full HD resolution even in bright sunshine great news if you're an avid film buff or keen gamer. Enjoy an increased level of audio clarity and maximized... More
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This portable PC supports a 32-bit|64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Very Big Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaPad Z70-80 is 11GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 16GB. The IdeaPad Z70-80 has a very big maximum on-board graphics adapter memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IdeaPad Z70-80.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year the discrete graphics adapter memorys range from 1GB to 4GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.2GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad Z70-80.

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Good Brand

Medium processor cores notebook PCs built by Lenovo have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all portable PCs (not just medium processor cores notebook PCs) and found that Lenovo also has good reviews across its entire range.

Very Big Display Diagonal

Similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80 have display diagonals of between 10" and 18", and the average display diagonal is 15". The IdeaPad Z70-80 has one of the biggest display diagonals (17.3 inches) amongst portable PCs of this age.

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Quite Fast Processor Frequency

At 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the IdeaPad Z70-80. Across all the comparable spec laptops that have been around for a similar time to the IdeaPad Z70-80 the processor frequencys range from 0.8GHz to 3GHz.

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Quite Big Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaPad Z70-80 has a quite big total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for more than a year. Across all the notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the IdeaPad Z70-80 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB, and the average total storage capacity is 550GB.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Laptops of a similar spec and age to the IdeaPad Z70-80 have internal memorys of between 2GB and 16GB. With an internal memory of 8 gigabytes, the IdeaPad Z70-80 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst medium processor cores notebook PCs of this age.

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

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Like most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year, the IdeaPad Z70-80 has a full-size keyboard.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution across all similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80.

A 1024 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Intel Core I7-5xxx Processor Family

The IdeaPad Z70-80 has a better processor family than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family, whereas most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it have an Intel Core i5-5xxx processor family. Across all similar spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80 the best processor family is Intel Core i7-4xxx and the worst is AMD E.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 has a front camera. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80 also have a front camera.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The processor boost frequencys of portable PCs of this type and age range from 2GHz to 3.7GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 2.9GHz. The Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 has one of the faster processor boost frequencys (3 gigahertz) amongst laptops of this age.

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Fairly Big Hard Drive Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the IdeaPad Z70-80 has a quite big hard drive capacity compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the IdeaPad Z70-80. The hard drive capacitys of portable PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad Z70-80 range from 250GB to 2TB.

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Fairly Big Processor Cache

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and type the processor caches range from 1MB to 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3.1MB. The IdeaPad Z70-80 has a quite big processor cache (4 megabytes) compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the IdeaPad Z70-80.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This laptop has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most commonly found memory slots on similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than a year.

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8 Reasons Against

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

Most laptops of this age and spec have between one and four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the IdeaPad Z70-80 which has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity.

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Only 11 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

This laptop has a 11.2 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version, which is the most frequently found on-board graphics adapter DirectX version on notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of only 4 hours, the Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 has a fairly short battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the IdeaPad Z70-80. The shortest battery life (max) of portable PCs of a similar age and type to the IdeaPad Z70-80 is 2.5h, the longest is 24h, and the average battery life (max) is 8.6h.

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Only HDD Storage Media

This portable PC has an HDD storage media, which is the most commonly found storage media on medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been available for 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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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Most similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80 do not have a touchscreen. The Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80 is no exception to this as it too does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The IdeaPad Z70-80 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than the 802.11n wi-Fi standards found on most laptops of a comparable spec and age to it. Across all medium processor cores notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80 the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n and the worst is IEEE 802.11a.

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Very Heavy

The lightest portable PC of a comparable spec and age to the IdeaPad Z70-80 is 940g heavy and the heaviest is 3.8kg. With a weight of 3 kilograms, the IdeaPad Z70-80 is very heavy compared to most of the other medium processor cores notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the IdeaPad Z70-80.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 3kg heavy laptops and we think because of it's better review score, the DELL Inspiron 17 5000 is also worth considering.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as it.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo IdeaPad Z70-80

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the IdeaPad Z70-80 over a year ago.

Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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)
Configurable TDP-Down Frequency
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Number of Hard Drives Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Aspect Ratio
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
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 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Intel® OS Guard
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP)
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel Smart Response Technology Version
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) Version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Graphics & IMC Lithography
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo 80fg00, lenovo i75500, lenovo 80fg00h, lenovo i75500u, lenovo 80fg00hx, lenovo 80fg00hxn, lenovo 80fg00hxnx
Barcodes 00190151270992, 00888965886972, 00889233010051, 00889233287606, 00889233351222, 00889233710722

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