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Lenovo Y50

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

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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The new Y50 is here, and it's better than ever! Mind-blowing visuals, incredible JBL sound and uncompromising performance bring your entertainment and games to life. And with its signature style,... More
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7 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Laptops

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its gaming laptops.

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50 has a front camera, as do most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y50.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most portable PCs of a similar age and type to it. Most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This portable PC's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor 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 most laptops of a similar age and type to it. Most similar spec laptops that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium. 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 in fact the best storage medium across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50.

The worst storage medium across comparable types of laptop is HDD.

We compared this portable PC to all the other notebook PCs that have an SSD storage media and we think because of it's better review score, the X3 Plus, and the X3 Plus both from AORUS is also worth considering.

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Very Light

The average weight of notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 is 3.3kg. At only 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 is quite light compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y50.

Other laptops with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Y50 (2.4kg), or the Y50 ($1,374.99) (2.4kg) both from Lenovo or the MSI GE60 (2.4kg).

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This notebook PC has an 802.11a|802.11ac|802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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256 Solid-State Drive Capacity

Most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y50 only have between 8 and 255 solid-state drive capacity, however the Lenovo Y50 has 256 solid-state drive capacity.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y50 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Y50 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Quite Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a very small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50. The total storage capacity of notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50 range from 250GB to 2.3TB.

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

Most portable PCs 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, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y50 does not have a touch sensitive screen, although keep in mind that most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y50 also do not have a touch sensitive screen.

Alternative portable PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the Lenovo Y50 ($1,374.99).

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Notebook PCs of this type and age have battery capacities of between 54mAh and 7,800mAh. With a battery capacity of only 54 milliamperes * hour, the Lenovo Y50's battery capacity is one of the smallest amongst gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Y50 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that were launched more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Y50 is a four battery cell count notebook PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50 have between four and eight battery cells.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y50 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y50 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y50 has a fairly standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y50.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively typical battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Specification

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Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo 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
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Hard Drive Size
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Panel Type
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
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 Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
Cache Memory
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo ddr3, lenovo ddr3l, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74720hq
Barcodes 00000059445557, 00888965166715, 00889955073341
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