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Lenovo Y50 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 256GB Ssd 15.6" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Jul 2013
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Featuring powerful Intel i7 processing, NVIDIA graphics and a wealth of high-end features, the Lenovo Y50 15.6"4K Gaming Laptop is a serious gaming powerhouse. Highlights - Powerful NVIDIA... More
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14 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC manufacturers according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor cores laptops.

Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst portable PCs of this age. The average internal memory of portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 is 8.4GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Frequency

The processor frequencys of similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50 range from 1GHz to 3GHz. At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a quite fast processor frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo Y50 has an SSD storage media which is better than most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as it have an HDD storage media. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this age and type.

An HDD storage media is the worst storage medium across similar types of portable PC.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y50 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor cores laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all portable PCs of this spec and age.

Amongst comparable types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Three Point Five Headphone Outputss

The Lenovo Y50 has more headphone outputss than most of the portable PCs of this age and type. This notebook PC is a three point five headphone outputs portable PC compared to most of the comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50 which only have between one and three headphone outputss.

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Very Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y50 has one of the biggest on-board graphics adapter memory (4,000 megabytes) amongst many processor cores laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 64MB to 4GB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

At 16,000 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a very big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50. The internal memorys of similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50 range from 2GB to 16GB, and the average internal memory is 6.6GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50 range from 1,300MHz to 2,600MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz. At 2,500 megahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a quite fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Two USB Ports

The Lenovo Y50 is a two USB port notebook PC.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y50 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memory (4,000 megabytes) amongst portable PCs of this age. Across all the many processor cores laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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3 USB Version

This portable PC has a 3 USB version, which is the most commonly found USB version on notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a gddr5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs of this type and age.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y50 does not have a full-size keyboard. Most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than two years ago do have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. Across all the laptops of a similar age and type to the Y50 the total storage capacitys range from 32GB to 2TB.

If this notebook PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to look at the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only One Number of Built-In Speakers

The Lenovo Y50 is a one number of built-in speakers laptop. Most of the other similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 have between one and three number of built-in speakerss.

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Only One Number of Speakers

The Lenovo Y50 is a one number of speakers portable PC. Most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age have one number of speakers.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo Y50 does not have a touchscreen.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rates

This notebook PC ethernet LAN data rates, which is the most frequently found ethernet LAN data rates on laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Only 802.11a Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Y50 has an 802.11a wi-Fi standards which is better than most many processor cores laptops that were launched around the same time as it. Most notebook PCs of this age and type have an 802.11n wi-Fi standards.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all many processor cores laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Y50.

Across comparable types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the Y50 over three years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y50.

If this Lenovo notebook PC display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the HP 17 G2[plb_2985052_price] (17.3") which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50.

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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively average battery life (max) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50.

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Specification

Design
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Memory Card Slot(s)
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
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
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
DVD Drive Compatibility
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive Type
DVD Drive Type
Audio
Audio System Manufacturer
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN, Type of Network I/F Chip
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard Type
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Number of Battery Cells (tablet)
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display Type
Built-In Optical Drive
Wireless Features
Other Features
Ethernet Specifications
Stereo Sound
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Number of Speakers
Graphics Adapter Interface
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display Technology
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI
Compatible Operating Systems
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Display
Battery Type
Speakers
Weight
Type
Security Features

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Expert Reviews

(76)
18 October 2015

The Lenovo Y50 is a good-value gaming laptop, and a pretty aggressive competitor to other laptops in this class like the Acer V Nitro and the various MSI options around the price, including the...

21 July 2015

Finding a good gaming notebook is uneasy task especially when you start searching and come across all these models with different configurations and prices ranging from around ?700 to more than... Read more…

Lenovo's bundle can still be called solid. An elegant and fancy design envelops the powerful hardware inside, which can easily handle everyday multimedia and gaming. Instead of a TN panel, the IPS...

13 April 2015

Here's a question we get a lot: ?What's the best cheap gaming laptop?? Trying to answer that is tantamount to trying to recommend a budget, luxurious sports car. Lenovo, however, is hoping to... Read more…

1 April 2015

The $2199-plus Lenovo Y50?s Ultra HD screen is beautiful for watching movies, despite the fact that most of what you'll be viewing will be upscaled from 1080p. It's a beautiful, bright, vibrant...

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User Reviews

(113)
Reviewed 14 June 2014 by MYRADEL A.
(Verified Purchase)

I was debating on purchasing this laptop or the 510P that runs SLI graphics. I have to say after trying out both I'm happy I went with the Y50. Its slimmer, lighter, uses less battery, and runs... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Howard J.
(Verified Purchase)

With a few pretty simple tweaks and upgrades, this laptop is easily the best in its class. 1. Upgrade the screen. This is the top complaint about this laptop. For about $80 you can ditch the TN... Read more…

Reviewed 18 August 2014 by Tyler D.
(Verified Purchase)

The BIOS turn me off, as they are so buggy and offer very little in the way of actually changing anything, although that's probably more of an issue with InsydeH20 BIOS and not the manufacturer,... Read more…

Reviewed 9 April 2014 by Steve B.
(Verified Purchase)

I used Classic Shell to customize my start menu and what a difference it has made. This machine is very fast and and well built. It deserves 5 eggs!

Reviewed 3 January 2015 by James R.
(Verified Purchase)

Prior to these serious concerns about the HDD they use, I would have given this laptop 4 eggs for it's solid performance, taking into account the terrible touchpad...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74720hq
Barcodes 00000059444856, 00889800369278

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