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Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.4GHz 16GB Jun 2015
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16 Reasons For

Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70. Comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50-70 have discrete graphics adapter memorys of between 2GB and 8GB.

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Quite Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the faster on-board graphics adapter base frequencys (400 megahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age. The on-board graphics adapter base frequencys of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70 range from 200MHz to 400MHz.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Notebook PCs

We checked 5,057 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo notebook PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Lenovo has good ratings specifically for its gaming laptops.

Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memorys of comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70 range from 4GB to 32GB. The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly big internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 16GB internal memory laptops currently available including the Lenovo Y50[plb_2933469_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other laptops that have been around for more than a year which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a full-size keyboard.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price].

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a front camera.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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SSD Storage Media

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an SSD storage media which is better than most portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year. Most comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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 laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops of this type and age.

The worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop is HDD.

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Light

The weights of gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70 range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 3kg. With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 is quite light compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC 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 Y50-70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This Lenovo portable PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to 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 portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of a comparable type and age to the Y50-70.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70 is 3.4GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Fairly High Speaker Power

The average speaker power of gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50-70 is 2.5W, and the speaker powers range from 1.5W to 8W. The Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite high speaker power (2.5 Watts) compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacitys

Most portable PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y50-70 have between 8 and 999 solid-state drive capacitys, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has 256 solid-state drive capacitys.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on gaming laptops that were released 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 the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on laptops of this age and type.

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13 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly small maximum on-board graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type. Similar spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y50-70 have maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys of between 1.7GB and 32GB.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

Laptops of a similar type and age to the Y50-70 have total storage capacitys of between 120GB and 2.3TB. When compared to other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70, the total storage capacity of the Lenovo Y50-70 of only 256 gigabytes is one of the smallest.

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

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity laptop. Most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantitys.

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Does Not Have a Touchscreen

Like most of the other laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70, the Lenovo Y50-70 does not have a touchscreen.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

Gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago have display brightnesss of between 220 cd/m² and 400 cd/m². At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of only 15.6 inches, the Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the smaller display diagonals amongst gaming laptops of this age. Across all the portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y50-70 the display diagonals range from 13" to 19".

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a four number of battery cells notebook PC.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two USB 3.0 port laptop.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Across all the comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70 the battery capacity (Watt hours)s range from 47Wh to 92Wh. At only 54 watt-hours, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

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Quite Slow Processor Frequency

At only 2.4 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite slow processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year. The processor frequencys of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50-70 range from 1.7GHz to 3GHz.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a faster processor frequency then you might want to consider the Asus G751J[plb_2984113_price] (2.5GHz and higher rated).

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Only One Number of SSDs Installed

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a one number of SSDs installed portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50-70 have between one and three number of SSDs installeds.

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Only Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70 have between two and three number of built-in speakerss, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has two number of built-in speakerss.

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Quite Slow Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70 the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average processor boost frequency is 3.5GHz. The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the slower processor boost frequencys (only 3.4 gigahertz) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Y50-70.

Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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Average Battery Life (max)

With a battery life (max) of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly standard battery life (max) compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50-70.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour of Product
Product Type
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
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
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
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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 Base Frequency
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
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
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
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 Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
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 (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

(6)
12 September 2016

This is Garmin's 4th edition of their budget GPS watch lineup, which has been refreshed each year. It started first with the FR10 a bit over four years ago . Then the FR15 added ANT+ HR... Read more…

Performance hovers (mostly) between lowercost budget drives and pricier Samsung SSD 850 EVO
Competitive pricing at launch
Compact form factor
Can play modern games at 1080p
Requires no PSU power cables
Lagging sequentialwrite performance
Capacity tops out at 1TB
No bundled drivecloningmigration software
Fan stays on at all times
Not a giant leap from GTX 950
11 July 2014

Jul 11 2014 - Lenovo's Y50 Touch is a well balanced system that is equally at home when used as a gaming system or as a general purpose performance system. The styling is agressive but not over...

Fast CPU and GPU
Slim for a gaming notebook
Loud speakers
Very low display quality
Finicky keyboard and touchpad
Short battery life
Runs a bit warm
27 December 2015

Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 to solidnie wykonany, dobrze prezentuj?cy si? i wydajny notebook. Jest uniwer­salny - nadaje si? dla graczy, do sporadycznej pracy mobilnej (na zasilaniu bateryjnym dzia?a...

Decent value, good midrange GPU that can handle just about any game
Sessiz
Nispeten hafif, nce tasarm
Tatminkar performans
Rahat klavye ve touchpad
Limited maximum screen brightness, fan stays on all the time, slightly dodgy trackpad
Ekran daha iyi olabilirdi
31 August 2015

Seria Lenovo Y50 cieszy si? opini? jednej z najlepszych linii laptopów kierowanych do mniej zamo?nych graczy. Nie znajdziesz tu maszyn pokroju XNOTE/Hyperbook za to pod wzgl?dem stosunku ceny do... Read more…

The Lenovo 50 Touch 4K packs in features, including a mainstream graphics card, touchscreen, and full 4K resolution
Great design
Spacious keyboard layout
Fantastic 4K Ultra HD display
Strong performance
The 4K display looks much better than its dull 1080p predecessor, but the midlevel GPU means you won't actually be playing many games at 4K resolution
Graphics card isn't strong enough for 4K gaming
The plastic display frame seems cheap in comparison to the other notebook parts
Surfaces heat up strongly under load
Reduced performance when running on battery only
7 September 2015

Med sitt chassi av borstad aluminium framstår Lenovos nya bärbara på 15,6 tum som en robust dator. Vikten på 2,4 kilo gör den knappast till någon lättviktare, men i gengäld står den... Read more…

Design, system and gaming performance, material of the lid, maintenance, solid battery life
4K IPS screen
Slim casing
Decent gaming performance
Swift solid state drive
Brightness distribution and brightness, performance on battery
No maintenance cover
Glaretype screen
Inactive CPU Turbo in multithread applications
Mediocre monitor, middling CPU performance, no SSD
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 3 December 2015 by Andrew M.

It is a good computer if you take care of it, but if the computer starts having problems around the hinges and the product is not under warranty. Good luck...

All the hardware is good for any type of gaming or other intensive computer uses
The keyboard is easy to use
Speaker system is clear and plays a wide range of frequencies
There is a major design flaw that causes the entire top half (essentially the monitor) to fall off. The computer continues to work as a computer afterwards with an external display
Reviewed 28 July 2013 by Aaron H.
(Verified Purchase)

I was a little concerned that my RAM wasn't listed in this motherboard's compatibility documentation, but I installed it anyway and ran the automatic XMP profile. It sees the ram and runs at the... Read more…

Well laid-out, everything was easy to get to
Overclocking and XMP setup was a breeze, new rig works great
Standard ASUS motherboard - nice layout, good number of SATA ports and fan connectors. Could be a great board
The graphical Bios is quite nice. The printed manual is useful and well written. 2 included SATA cables were handy
Very nice bios, easy to use. You can actually use the mouse in the bios, which is a feature I am not at all used to. Perhaps this is standard now with these higher end boards, but Its not something I
AISuit 3 4 Way Optimization errors; I and many others were drawn to the ASUS 87 boards due to the one-click OC feature in the AISuite. As reported on ROG and Tom's Hardware websites (among others), t
Ethernet port was dead on arrival (did not show in Device manager, not activity lights). I returned the board to Newegg, but now they claim it is damaged and will not replace. Weeks after buying I sti
The on board VGA port does not output (CPU is 5 4670K)
Only thing that I have noticed, it occasionally will not get past the post message on startup (like 1 in 10 times) for whatever reason it hangs there. When I hit the reset button it posts and boots fi
Nothing much. Each hardware company seems to have their own crazy ideas about interface design, and the AI Suite is no different. The side-facing ATA plugs were a pain for me, since I have a cable mou
Reviewed 19 June 2012 by Andrew S.
(Verified Purchase)

Overall, excellent product and I am very happy with it...

Easy setup to allow to surf the web quickly
Haven't had any issues yet
Connects fine
Small, light, and easy to install. Downloaded drivers ahead of time so all i had to do was plug it in a start enjoying the Internet. Get 54 mbps on router downstairs and through 2 walls. Router is set
Works on my old windows xp desktop
I had to manually find and activate the need Setup file for XP OS. It didn't auto detect it. Though I didn't have any such problems with Windows 7
Just does not connect 802.11n, 802.11g instead
The included network configuration software isn't great, I ended up disabling it and using the built in windows networking utility
I get slightly worse speedtest results with this than I get with my laptop's built in wireless adapter
The screen, fingerprint magnet, slow hard drive, and bloatware

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Hugely Bigger Total Storage Capacity
Four USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
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One Hundred and Twenty-Eight Smaller Solid-State Drive Capacity
Smaller Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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