Reviews and Problems with Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 / IdeaPad Y50-70
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Lenovo Y50-70 Laptop Computer
11 December 2015
Excerpt: If you’re not interested in customization and upgrades, then this is one of the best options on the market. It comes with an Intel i7 processor for terrific speed and performance, as well as Windows 10.
Summary: Lenovo created a balanced bundle. Recently, the Y50-70 proved to be a good entry into the mobile gaming world. Now, the manufacturer put even more performance into the slim case and improved the bundle.
Pros: design, system and gaming performance, material of the lid, maintenance, solid battery life
Cons: brightness distribution and brightness, performance on battery
Summary: Model upgrade. Despite its slim build, there is plenty of computing power in Lenovo's gaming laptop. The combination of powerful hardware, 4K screen, and decent connectivity is to make potential buyers curious.
Pros: 4K IPS screen, Slim casing, Decent gaming performance, Swift solid state drive
Cons: No maintenance cover, Glare-type screen, Inactive CPU Turbo in multi-thread applications
Excerpt: 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 champion the conundrum with its new Y50 series notebook.
Summary: When it comes to Lenovo’s laptops, they have always been associated with business.However, over the years, they’ve managed to successfully branch out to other segements and the company’s latest multimedia/gaming notebook, the Lenovo Y50-70 is proof that they can do more.
Conclusion: Lenovo’s Y50 is affordable and reasonably quick, but it does more to damage the company’s gaming reputation than to enhance it. The system’s unforgivable flaw is the display, which would be disappointing on a system sold at half the price.
Summary: One of our favorite gaming laptops get a sharp 4K display that will make all kinds of content look better, although it's a bit of a tease, as you can't actually crank most games up to that resolution.
Pros: The Lenovo Y50 Touch 4K packs in features, including a mainstream graphics card, touchscreen, and full 4K resolution.
Cons: The 4K display looks much better than its dull 1080p predecessor, but the mid-level GPU means you won't actually be playing many games at 4K resolution.
Summary: Despite its flaws, the Lenovo Y50 is still an attractive budget gaming laptop and a considerable improvement for the Y series. Equipped with a fast Intel Core i7 CPU, 16 GB of RAM, and an NVidia GeForce GTX 860M GPU, the laptop provides great overall performance capable of running just about every...
Pros: Portable chassis design, Excellent performance, Solid battery life
Summary: Overall, the Y50-70 Touch can't hold a candle to better-equipped models that don't cost that much more. For example, the $1,649 Gigabyte P25X offers beastly graphics with more than 7 hours of battery life.