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Lenovo Y50 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

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27 Reasons For

Seven Industry Awards

This Lenovo notebook PC was given a "Recommended" award by both Vido.com.ua and Prohardver.hu, both of which said that this gaming laptop was good.

This gaming laptop was given a "Silver" award by Pcper.com who decided that this notebook PC was very good.

The reviewers at three additional expert review sites all decided that this portable PC was good. This notebook PC received a "Good For Gaming" award from Computershopper.com, 01net.com gave it a "4 Star" award and Benchmark.pl gave it a "Good Product" award.

One other expert review site said that this Lenovo laptop was good. Chip.com.my gave this portable PC an "Outstanding" award.

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Expert Reviews Are Average

Thirty-five experts from sites including CNET.com, Techradar, Pocket Lint and PC Mag have rated this notebook PC on average 76 out of 100.

User Reviews Are Average

Owners have rated this notebook PC on average 74%.

Good Size

Several people who reviewed the product considered that it was thin. Patrick Ribeiro scored the Lenovo Y50 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this laptop “Much thinner and lighter than I thought (when compared to gaming laptops, particularly the knee-crushing Alienware ones)”. Pcworld.in mentioned in their review “We've finally arrived at the long-foretold future where gaming laptops can be slim and light enough to fit comfortably on your lap”. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said “The manufacturer put even more performance into the slim case and improved the bundle” in their review of this laptop.

Several people who bought it thought it was lightweight. Dezzanator said in their Lenovo Y50 review on Amazon “I'm sure a fully working unit will make for a fairly decent, relatively lightweight gaming laptop.”. Hannah wrote on Amazon “As a lightweight gaming laptop” in her review. Keith said in his Lenovo Y50 review on Amazon “Comparable to some lightweight ultra books Dell currently sell- Screen (contrary to many reviews on here) is pretty darned good - better than my old sony”.

A few people said in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Blobby21 wrote on Amazon “Has good specs whilst not being chunky” in their Lenovo Y50 review. Matt Banbury mentioned “He thinks it's dektop computer is better!) The laptop itself isn't too heavy and the feel of it is great”.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Lenovo Y50 was a squeeze to fit in. Three years ago Disposable Outcome gave the product a score of 4 stars and said “The vents are wedged tight and you might hear a few unsettling creaks” in their review.

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it was good structurally. One Lenovo Y50 owner concluded that it was good physically.

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Easy to Use

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Claus Heinrich said two years ago “The soft touch material is very comfortable to type on” in their review of the Lenovo Y50. Dave mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon three years ago “It has good ventilation with a very quiet, efficient fan which keeps the unit at comfortable levels” and gave it a rating of 4 stars. Kayleigh F said on Amazon “Build quality - Keyboard is nice and is comfortable to use, laptop itself is solid”.

Several people who bought the product concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned “Skyrim at max settings no problem” in their review. Blobby21 wrote on Amazon “Can manage to play all of the latest games on high/ultra settings with no problems”. Jakub Latta wrote on Amazon “Pretty much happy with this laptop, runs all games at 50+ fps on ultra settings, great construction just UHD resolution has low support at the moment”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to use. Patrick Ribeiro mentioned on Amazon “As a PC Gamer, I have been looking around for weeks for a transportable laptop that supported gaming so it would be practical for University” in his Lenovo Y50 review and rated the product 80 out of 100.

One Lenovo Y50 owner who reviewed the Lenovo Y50 reckoned that it was easy to handle. Alexander Mclellan said two years ago “Great gaming laptop which handles new games with ease” in his Lenovo Y50 review. One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to setup.

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Nice Design

A few Lenovo Y50 owners who bought this laptop concluded that it was good looking. Two years ago Amazon Customer said in their review of this laptop on Amazon “The computer is pretty good as long as you intend to keep it on a desktop”. Chris mentioned three years ago “As for gaming, its really a beast (quad i7, 16GB of RAM), GTX-860 performs beautifully and runs L4D2 in very high settings keeping FPS to 60+” . David Rutter wrote “The backlit keyboard is beautiful, making everything I have used previously seem decidedly clunky by comparisonThis laptop is simply awesome!” .

Some customers who bought the product considered that it was a good design. D. C. Pim said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 “Nice design and so far no complaints about build quality”. Three years ago expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The Y50 Touch ($1,129.91 as tested) delivers gaming prowess in a slim portable design with touch capability”. Laptopmedia.com wrote “We were pleased with the overall design of the machine giving a distinctive look, premium materials while maintaining low weight (2.4 kg)” in their Lenovo Y50 review.

A number of customers who reviewed it mentioned that it was smooth. Claus Heinrich wrote in their review “Smooth sailing after that”. Two years ago David Rutter wrote in his review on Amazon “Silky smooth and a joy to use” and scored it 5 stars.

A few people who purchased it reckoned that it was ergonomic. Gordan mentioned in their review of this laptop on Amazon “This is very sensible in terms of ergonomics, as most people (at least in the Western world) are right handed”.

One Lenovo Y50 owner thought it was angular. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “It's sharp angular design is not suited to sitting on the sofa with or lying on the bed etc, i'd give it 4 stars for performance.” in their Lenovo Y50 review nonetheless they only rated the product 1 stars.

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Robust

A number of Lenovo Y50 owners who purchased it mentioned that it was well made. Claus Heinrich mentioned in their review of the Lenovo Y50 “The build quality is solid”. Claus Heinrich also wrote “It is pretty lightweight considering it IS a gaming laptop with a 15.6" screen built in”. Dave said on Amazon “A very solid build with a backlit keyboard which can be turned off if desired” in his review of this laptop.

Some people said in their reviews that it was reliable. K. Zhao said in their Lenovo Y50 review “Powerful performance and reliable seller” and scored the product 5 stars. K. Zhao also wrote “Plus the seller is very responsible and reliable”.

Several customers concluded that the Lenovo Y50 was strong and durable. M. E. J. Smith gave it a very good rating and wrote on Amazon two years ago “Nice metal case, nice light-up keyboard, feels very sturdy- More Importantly Great graphics, Great performance” in their review of this laptop. Expert website Notebookreview.com wrote “Y510p offered strong performance capable of running the latest games, durable chassis designs” in their review of the Lenovo Y50.

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Reasonably Priced

Several Lenovo Y50 owners said in their reviews that it was good value for money. Aled L said “Great value”. Charles H. wrote on Amazon “Right, firstly the build quality and specifications of this machine for the price are excellent - as you'd expect from Lenovo” in his Lenovo Y50 review however he gave this laptop a rating of 60 out of 100. Charles H. also mentioned “The laptop itself is superb for the money.”.

Some Lenovo Y50 owners said in their reviews that the product was a bargain for the price. Chris said in his review on Amazon “Internal disk is a cheap SSHD 1 TB (WD10S12XJ” and rated it 5 stars. Two years ago G. J. Krupa wrote “I don't think the rest of the chassis feels especially cheap”. Expert review site Maximumpc.com wrote ““What's the best cheap gaming laptop?” Trying to answer that is tantamount to trying to recommend a budget, luxurious sports car” in their review of this laptop.

Several customers who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was cheap. Three years ago Charles H. wrote in his Lenovo Y50 review on Amazon “Fit your own for quite inexpensive sums of money” nonetheless he only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100. Hannah wrote on Amazon “For a budget gaming laptop it's good”.

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Good for Gaming

Several customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was good for gaming. Aled L rated the product 5 stars and said on Amazon “Very good gaming laptop for the money” in their review of this laptop. Amazon Customer said two years ago “Overall a d great laptop for gaming, maybe not so hot for my other uses, photography” in their review. Amazon Customer also said “This is the best gaming laptop avialibe on the the market”.

Acceptable Noise Level

Three people who bought the Lenovo Y50 concluded that it was quiet. Michael Mann said “Qualcomm are silent on the subject” in his review of the Lenovo Y50. Three years ago expert review site Gaminglaptopsjunky.com wrote “+ Very quiet for a gaming laptop + Very good touchp” in their review.

Several customers who purchased it said that it was noisy. Two years ago Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “As stated the keys are soft touch so very little noise when typing, great for in the living room” and rated the Lenovo Y50 4 stars. Gaminglaptopsjunky.com wrote in their review of this laptop “You get a good looking model, with low noise cooling system, very good GTX 860M gaming performance which is the best for $1000 currenty”.

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Good Graphics Card

Two Lenovo Y50 reviewers who purchased this laptop thought it had a good graphics card. Expert website Gizmodo.com.au said “The one big thing that separates a gaming laptop from a regular ol' workaday machine is the presence of a good, discrete graphics card inside it”.

Good Battery Life

A number of customers who purchased this laptop reckoned that it had a good battery life. Dave wrote “The mouse pad (you either love them or hate them) is responsive and battery life is acceptable at over 2 hours” in his review of this laptop and gave the Lenovo Y50 a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Pcmag.com scored it 4 stars and wrote “Combine this with solid performance and decent battery life” in their review. Expert website Computershopper.com wrote in their review three years ago “The doubled battery life and good performance for the price more than compensate” and gave this laptop a rating of 4 stars.

Good Product Quality

Some Lenovo Y50 reviewers reckoned that this laptop was good quality. Kayleigh F said three years ago “4k Ultra HD is superb! Picture and colour quality are outstanding”. Two years ago L Tang said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon “Excellent spec laptop with great build quality”.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Aled L mentioned on Amazon “There are a couple of features which could be better, like the (FHD) screen viewing angle” and rated it as very good.

Large Storage Capacity

One Lenovo Y50 reviewer reckoned that this laptop had good storage. Three years ago Kayleigh F mentioned in her review of this laptop “The 1TB HHD is more than enough for storage”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most frequently supported processor operating modes on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has one of the bigger discrete graphics adapter memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age. The discrete graphics adapter memorys of gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y50 range from 2GB to 8GB.

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Lenovo Portable PCs Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior portable PC brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also have a front camera.

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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 portable PCs of a comparable age and type to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this laptop is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Y50 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. This laptop has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most gaming laptops that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. In addition, this portable PC have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standardss.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard across all gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50.

An 802.11a wi-Fi standards is the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst similar types of laptop.

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Fairly Fast Processor Boost Frequency

The slowest processor boost frequency of gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50 is 2.7GHz and the fastest is 4GHz. The Lenovo Y50 has a quite fast processor boost frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y50 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,096 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Y50. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50 is 3.3GB.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported bluetooth version on gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

Some people who bought the Lenovo Y50 concluded that it was not wifi compatible. Kayleigh F mentioned in her review of this laptop on Amazon “Has certainly improved my viewing/gaming experiencewifi - Only negative thing i have to say about this laptop is the terrible wifi card they've used in this model”. Michael Mann mentioned “The wi-fi aerial is rubbish” in his review of this laptop. Mr J K S Ang wrote “Oh and the wireless adapter is terrible” in his review and gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100.

One person reckoned that the product was not able to connect to the internet. Amazon Customer said “We have quite weak Internet here anyway so I have ordered a new router to test this”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have network functionality.

One person who purchased the product wrote that it was not good in terms of connectivity. Michael Mann said in his review of the Lenovo Y50 on Amazon “There are many messages on forums from Lenovo Y50 owners complaining about the poor connectivity and the crashing problem.”.

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Bad Environmental Credentials

One Lenovo Y50 owner said that this laptop was not good in terms of power usage. L. Smith gave the product a score of 1 stars and said in their review of the Lenovo Y50 “The box was security sealed when received so that appears to be a Lenovo problem, perhaps with the Energy Management software (see attached screenshot”.

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

Notebook PCs of this spec and age have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 32GB. At only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a quite small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50.

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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 gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50 also do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantitys

Most laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y50 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Y50 does not have a touchscreen. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec also do not have a touchscreen.

There are a number of alternative notebook PCs which also have a touchscreen that you might also want to look at including the Razer Blade[plb_3044041_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

The battery capacitys of laptops of this age and type range from 54mAh to 6,000mAh. The Lenovo Y50 has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 54 milliamperes * hour) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Lenovo Y50 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity laptop.

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Y50 is a four number of battery cells portable PC. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y50 have between four and eight number of battery cellss.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops of this age and type have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The average hard drive speed of similar spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago is 6,600 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y50 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y50.

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9 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC was released over a year ago.

Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty standard internal memory compared to most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y50.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly typical processor frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y50.

Other 1TB total storage capacity notebook PCs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price].

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50.

There are a number of other 15.6" laptops currently available that you might want to consider including the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] which has better reviews.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Y50 has a relatively typical weight (2.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50.

There are a number of alternative 2.4kg heavy portable PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price].

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that are a similar age 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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Average Battery Life (max)

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y50.

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Specification

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Expert Reviews

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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

(200)
Reviewed 19 September 2013 by Richard F.

In addition to the Asus Z87-PLUS Motherboard and Intel i7 4770K CPU, I installed a Corsair TX650M 650W power supply, Corsair CMZ8GX3M2A1600C8 memory (4 GB x 2) Cas Latency 8, Timing 8-8-8-24,... Read more…

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!

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