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Lenovo Y50-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 15.6" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Jul 2015
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Just Released Seven Months Ago

Lenovo only released the Y50-70 seven months ago.

Lenovo Has Good Notebook PC Reviews

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

Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a front camera. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y50-70 also have a front camera.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a full-size keyboard, as do most of the other recently released comparable spec portable PCs.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an Intel Core i7 processor family which is better than the Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family found on most similar spec laptops that have been on the market for the last year. Similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for a comparable time to the Y50-70 processor families range from Intel Atom (worst) to Intel Core i7-4xxx (best).

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it. Most latest laptops support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this portable PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all similar spec laptops that came out in the last 12 months.

A 133MHz processor memory clock speed is the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across similar types of laptop.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y50-70 has an SSD storage medium which is better than most laptops that came out in the last 12 months. Most similar spec notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 actually the best storage medium amongst all similar spec portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50-70.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Very Light

With a weight of only 2.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y50-70 is quite light compared to most of the other new gaming laptops. Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y50-70 the weights range from 2.4kg to 3.8kg.

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Very Big Maximum Internal Memory

When compared to other similar spec laptops that were launched in the last 12 months that we have checked, the Lenovo Y50-70's maximum internal memory of 32,768 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest maximum internal memory of newly released similar spec portable PCs is 16GB and the biggest is 33GB.

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Very Big Cache Memory

The smallest cache memory of comparable spec laptops that were released in the last 12 months is 3MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average cache memory is 3.8MB. At 6 megabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a very big cache memory compared to most of the other newly released laptops.

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Very High Speaker Power

At 2.5 Watts, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a very high speaker power compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y50-70. The lowest speaker power of portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70 is 1.5W, the highest is 2.5W, and the average speaker power is 2W.

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Very Narrow

The widths of gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y50-70 range from 380mm to 430mm, and the average width is 420mm. The Lenovo Y50-70 is one of the narrower latest gaming laptops (only 387 millimeters) amongst gaming laptops of this age.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Thin

At only 23.9 millimeters, the Lenovo Y50-70 is fairly thin compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released in the last year. Latest gaming laptops have heights of between 23mm and 35mm, and the average height is 28mm.

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5 Reasons Against

Very Short Battery Life

New similar spec laptops have battery lifes of between 4h and 12h. The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly short battery life (only 4 hours) compared to most of the other notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Y50-70.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y50-70. The total storage capacity of portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y50-70 range from 250GB to 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 810GB.

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Very Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y50-70. Across all the latest portable PCs the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 4GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.5GB.

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Only IEEE 802.11a WiFi Standard

This laptop has an IEEE 802.11a|IEEE 802.11ac|IEEE 802.11b|IEEE 802.11g|IEEE 802.11n WiFi standard, which is typical of many laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Very Small Screen Size

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a quite small screen size (only 15.6 inches) compared to most of the other new portable PCs. Comparable spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y50-70 have screen sizes of between 15" and 18", and the average screen size is 17".

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y50-70

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y50-70 has a relatively average processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y50-70.

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Average Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y50-70 has a pretty average internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released in the last 12 months.

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Specification

Design
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Processor
Processor Cores
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Motherboard Chipset
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
System Bus Rate
Processor Threads
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free 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
ECC Supported by Processor
FSB Parity
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
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Graphics Adapter Open GL Support
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
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
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
Optical Drive
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
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 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 Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel TSX-NI
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
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 Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection Type
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot Type
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
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AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
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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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