Lenovo Y50-70 Review: Good gaming laptop

Lenovo Y50-70 is powered by an Intel Core i7 4710HQ CPU running at 2.5 GHz,  and can reach 3.4 GHz in Turbo, has 6MB cache, 4 cores / 8 threads,  built around 22 nm technology, TDP 47W. Comes loaded with 8 GB, DDR3 1600 MHz replacement RAM: requires unscrewing the bottom cover can accommodate max. 16 GB

The Lenovo Y50-70 is powered by an nVidia GeForce GTX 860m GPU with 2 GB DDR5 Memory, support for DirectX 11,  and possibly DX12 it has a second graphics card: Intel HD 4600 – that keeps in in low consumption economy mode switching between video cards is done automatically.

Screen size: 15.6 matte screen with a maximum deflection angle of the screen – 145 degrees

Lenovo Y50-70 Connectivity:

  • 1x USB 2.0
  • HDMI
  • S / PDIF digital audio output jack
  • 2x USB 3.0
  • RJ45

The Lenovo Y50-70 comes with Windows 8.1 installed.

 

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Starting price is around $1,000 +.

Lenovo Y50-70 Benchmark scores.

PCMark 7:

PCMark score (overall score): 3510
Productivity: 2590
Entertainment: 2890
Storage system: 2200
Lightweight: 3050
Creativity: 6110
Computation: 13110

3D performance

Unigine:

Heaven test, 1280×720, DirectX 10: 107
Heaven test, 1920×1080, DirectX 11: 76
Heaven test, 1280×720, DirectX 11: 46

3DMark (2013):

Test Ice Storm: 86720 points
Test Cloud Gate: 13610 points

3DMark 06:

1024×768 resolution: 21270
1280×720 resolution: 21140
1920×1080 resolution: 19200
3DMark Vantage:
Performance mode: 18130
3DMark 11:
Performance mode: 5050

Resident Evil 5 – DX10:

resolution of 1280×720, medium detail, AAx2: 122
1280×720 resolution, high detail, AAx4: 99
1920×1080 resolution, high detail, AAx4: 92

DiRT 2:

resolution of 1280×720, medium detail, AAx0: 128
1280×720 resolution, high detail, AAx2: 128
1980 x 1080, high detail, AAx4: 103

Far Cry 2:

DirectX 9, roz.1280×720, medium detail, AAx0: 149
DirectX 10, roz.1280×720, high detail, AAx2: 135
DirectX 10, roz.1920×1080, high detail, AAx4: 99

Dirt Showdown:

1920 x 1080 resolution, high detail, AAx4: 86 fps
1366 x 768 resolution, high detail, AAx4: 91 fps
resolution of 1366 x 768, medium detail, AAx0: 93 fps

Bioshock Infinite:

1366×768 resolution, quality low: 133
1366×768 resolution, very high quality: 88
resolution of 1920×1080, very high quality: 55

Thief:

1366×768 resolution, low settings: 44
1920×1080 resolution, low settings: 38
1920×1080 resolution, high settings: 30

Battery life

energy saving mode: 360 min
energy saving mode – Classic test: 140 min
High-performance mode – Classic test: 90 min

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