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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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13 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the better rated notebook PC brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Lenovo also has good ratings for its many processor core portable PCs.

Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y50 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst comparable spec notebook PCs of this age. Portable PCs of this type and age have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz.

There are a number of alternative 2.5GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper portable PCs such as the HP ZBook 15, or the Lenovo ThinkPad T540.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y50 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.2GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 16GB internal memory laptops currently available including cheaper portable PCs such as the ZBook 15, or the ZBook ($1,800.00) both from HP or the DELL XPS 15.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y50 has a better storage medium than most many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops of a comparable type and age to it 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 portable PCs of this spec and age.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across similar types of laptop.

If you want a laptop with a better storage medium then you might want to look at the HP ZBook 17 (SSD and higher rated) or the DELL XPS 15 9530 (SSD and cheaper).

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y50 has a better storage medium than most portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it. This Lenovo laptop has an SSD storage medium, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago have an HDD storage medium.

An SSD storage medium is in fact the best storage medium across all comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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

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Very Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years, the on-board graphics adapter memory of the Lenovo Y50 of 4,000 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average on-board graphics adapter memory of many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50 is 1.9GB, and the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 120MB to 4GB.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

Most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age only have between one and three headphone out ports, however the Lenovo Y50 has three point five headphone out ports.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y50 that we have checked, the internal memory of the Lenovo Y50 of 16,000 megabytes is one of the biggest. Across all the portable PCs of this type and age the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,000 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Y50. Portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50 have discrete graphics adapter memory of between 1GB and 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.

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Fairly Fast Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50 has a quite fast processor clock speed (2,500 megahertz) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average processor clock speed of notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Y50 is 2,100MHz, and the processor clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,700MHz.

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3 USB Version

This notebook PC has a 3 USB version, which is typical of many many processor core portable 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 the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on notebook PCs of this age and type.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Y50 which have a front camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative portable PCs which also have a front camera including the DELL XPS 15, or the HP Z Book 15.

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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 many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50 do have a full-size keyboard.

Other notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard that you might also want to look at include the XPS 15, or the XPS 15 both from DELL which is also cheaper.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The total storage capacity of laptops of this age and spec range from 32GB to 2TB. At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50 has a fairly small total storage capacity compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that were released around the same time as the Y50.

We compared this laptop to all the other 256GB total storage capacity notebook PCs and we think the HP EliteBook 745 which is cheaper; or the HP ZBook 17 which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Lenovo Y50 is a one built-in speaker laptop.

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Only One Speaker

Most notebook PCs of this age and spec have one speaker, including the Lenovo Y50 which has one speaker.

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Does Not Have a Touch Sensitive Screen

Like most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y50, the Lenovo Y50 does not have a touch sensitive screen.

Other notebook PCs which also have a touch sensitive screen that you might want to look at include the XPS 15, or the XPS 15 9530 both from DELL.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y50 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most laptops that came out around the same time as it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all notebook PCs of a similar type and age to the Y50.

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

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than two years ago.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50

Released Over Three Years Ago

This many processor core notebook PC was released over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y50 has a relatively standard screen size (15.6 inches) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 15.6" notebook PCs currently available including cheaper laptops such as the DELL XPS 15, or the HP ZBook 15.

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Average Weight

At 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Y50.

If you are not worried about having a heavier weight then you might also want to consider the Lenovo T440p (2.3kg and cheaper).

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y50 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

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Touch Screen
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Audio
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Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
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WiFi Standard
Integrated Wireless LAN
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Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connection
Headphone Out Port
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HDMI Port
ESATA/USB 3.0 Port
ESATA/USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
Keyboard
Keyboard
Operating System/software
Operating System
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life
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Battery
Battery Cell
Power
Security
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Weight & Dimensions
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Depth
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Packaging Data
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Speaker
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Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
Compatible Operating System
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Wireless Transmission
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Graphics Adapter
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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

(199)
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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