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Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 8GB Feb 2015
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Gamers rejoice! The new Lenovo Y50 with Ultra-HD is here. This 15.6" model reigns as first in its class: an affordable, yet highly mobile laptop that offers the cutting-edge power and features to... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Modes

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating modes, which is the most commonly supported processor operating modes on gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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Good Brand

We checked 4,876 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its gaming laptops.

Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other similar spec laptops that came out more than a year ago, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on gaming laptops that are a similar age 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 have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Light

At only 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70. The weights of laptops that were released one year ago range from 1.2kg to 4.8kg.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is typical of many laptops of a similar age and type to it.

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Quite Fast Processor Boost Frequency

Across all the similar spec notebook PCs that were launched more than a year ago the processor boost frequencys range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz. The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly fast processor boost frequency (3.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a touchscreen. Most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70 do not have a touchscreen.

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802.11n Wi-Fi Standards

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most portable PCs that were released more than a year ago. This notebook PC has an 802.11n wi-Fi standards, whereas most notebook PCs of this age and spec have an 802.11a wi-Fi standards. This portable PC also have an 802.11b and 802.11g wi-Fi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70.

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

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 bluetooth version, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slots

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slots, which is the most frequently found memory slots on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This laptop has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to it.

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9 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 one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys amongst gaming laptops of this age. The average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year is 8.5GB, and the maximum on-board graphics adapter memorys range from 1.7GB to 32GB.

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Very Small Battery Capacity

Across all the notebook PCs of this age and spec the battery capacitys range from 54mAh to 6,000mAh. With a battery capacity of only 54 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of laptops of a similar spec and age to the Y50-70 is 280 cd/m². At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to 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 a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50-70. The average display diagonal of comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50-70 is 16", and the display diagonals range from 13" to 19".

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Only Four Number of Battery Cellss

Most gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50-70 have between four and eight number of battery cellss, including the Lenovo Y50-70 which has four number of battery cellss.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

Across all the laptops that have been available for more than a year the hard drive speeds range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Very Small Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)

Portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y50-70 have battery capacity (Watt hours)s of between 47Wh and 92Wh, and the average battery capacity (Watt hours) is 65Wh. At only 54 watt-hours, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly small battery capacity (Watt hours) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Very Low Front Camera Resolution (numeric)

The Lenovo Y50-70 has one of the lower front camera resolution (numeric)s (only 1 megapixel) amongst gaming laptops of this age. Gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70 have front camera resolution (numeric)s of between 1MP and 2.1MP.

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Only Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

The Lenovo Y50-70 is a two number of built-in speakers notebook PC. Most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Y50-70 have between two and three number of built-in speakerss.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the Y50-70 over two years ago.

Average Processor Frequency

With a processor frequency of 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly standard processor frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty average total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y50-70.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty typical internal memory (8 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y50-70.

We compared this portable PC to all the other 8GB internal memory laptops and we think the MSI GP70[plb_2916827_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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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 notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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HDD Storage Media

This notebook PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage media, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time 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)

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty typical battery life (max) (5 hours) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
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Motherboard Chipset
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
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
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
3D
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Ports
USB Sleep-and-Charge
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
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Island-Style Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Pointing Device
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Trial Software
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Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Capacity
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Battery Technology
Power
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Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
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Depth
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Packaging Data
Warranty Card
Cables Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Quick Start Guide
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Formats

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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74700, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74700h, lenovo i74700hq, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8m, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mg, lenovo y5070ambktx1716g1tber8mgb
Barcodes 00190151548657, 00888772782375, 00889233341483, 00889233502341, 00889233690499, 00889233838051, 00889233901922, 00889233938744, 00889561014257, 00889561910788, 00889800352775, 00889800353338, 00889800655258, 00889955248541, 00889955248602, 00889955248626, 00889955417572, 00889955417619, 00889955417657

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