Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 Touch

Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 Touch 59421830

Description

Intel Core i7-4710HQ, 15.6", 3840 x 2160, 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, NVidia GeForce 860M, Windows 8.1, 5.9 lbs.
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Gaming Performance

Price from $2989.87 (see 2 offers below)

Benchmarks / ratings

CPU Benchmark:90
GPU Benchmark:81
Popularity score:93

Verdict

  • Very fast processor suitable for the most demanding tasks.
  • Mid-Range graphics card, suitable for modern 3D games at medium detail settings.
  • Good value for the money (but even better alternatives exist, see below)
Shopineer score:82/ 100

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Compare specs with similar laptops

current
Lenovo IdeaPad Y50 Touch 59421830
Faster CPU
Aorus X5-CF1T
Faster GPU
GIGABYTE P Series P35Xv6-PC4K4D
Lighter
Acer Aspire Nitro Black Edition VN7-571G-719D NX.MUXAA.001
Better Value
ASUS ROG GL502VS-Q72S-CB 90NB0DD1-M00780
Product nameLenovo IdeaPad Y50 TouchAorus X5-CF1TGIGABYTE P Series P35Xv6-PC4K4DAcer Aspire Nitro Black Edition VN7-571G-719DASUS ROG GL502VS-Q72S-CB
CPU Benchmark90better9290worse7090
GPU Benchmark81better90better94worse80better94
Value for Money67worse38worse63worse28better69
Popularity93better96better97worse92better96
Ratingbetter79better77better61
Shopineer score82worse69worse78worse56better83
Price$2989.87worse$3099.99better$2849.99better$2899.40better$2732.78
Theoretical Price
(based on other laptops with similar specs)
$3189.00$2347.00$2948.00$1398.00$2969.00
Operating SystemWindows 8.1Windows 10 HomeWindows 10 Home 64-BitWindows 8.1 64-BitWindows 10 Home 64-Bit
BrandLenovoAorusGIGABYTEAcerASUS
Screen15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"15.6"
Display TypeUHDFull HDFull HD
Resolution3840 x 2160worse2880 x 16203840 x 2160worse1920 x 1080worse1920 x 1080
LCD FeaturesIPS Wide Viewing Angle LCDIPS anti-glare display LCDIn-plane Switching (IPS) TechnologyComfyView Technologymatte
TouchscreenYesworseNoworseNoworseNoworseNo
ProcessorIntel Core i7-4710HQbetterIntel Core i7-5700HQ 2.7 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHzworseIntel Core i7-5500U 2.4 GHzIntel Core i7-6700HQ 2.6 GHz
Cores4424
Base Frequency2.5 GHzbetter2.7 GHzbetter2.6 GHzworse2.4 GHzbetter2.6 GHz
Boost Frequency3.5 GHz3.5 GHz3.5 GHz
Memory16 GB16 GB16 GBworse8 GBbetter32 GB
Max Memory Supported32 GB32 GB16 GB
Memory SpeedDDR3 1600betterDDR3L 1866betterDDR4 2400
HDD1 TB1 TB1 TB1 TB
HDD RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM7200 RPM
SSD512 GBworse256 GB512 GBworse128 GB512 GB
Optical DriveDVD Super MultiDVDRW
WebcamYesHD CameraHD CameraYesHD Webcam
BatteryLi Polymer 73.26WhLi-Polymer 11.1V, 75.81Wh3-cell lithium ion62 WHrs, 4S1P, 4-cell Li-ion Polymer Battery Pack
Battery Life
Graphics TypeDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated CardDedicated Card
Graphics CardNVidia GeForce 860MbetterGeForce GTX 965M SLIbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070worseGeForce GTX 950MbetterNVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070
Video Memory4 GB4 GBbetter8 GB4 GBbetter8 GB
CommunicationGigabit LAN and WLANKiller LANGigabit LAN and WLANGigabit LAN and WLAN
WLAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11ac Wireless LAN802.11 ac 2x2
ColorBlackAluminum BlackAluminum BlackBlackROG Metallic
Weight5.9 lbs.better5.51 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better5.29 lbs.better5.2 lbs.

Estimated Gaming Performance (FPS)

Here is the estimated gaming performance based on similar computers with the same graphics card. It is indicated as FPS (frames per second). Above 40 FPS is considered to be fluent gameplay (marked in green).
Game Low Medium High Ultra
Alan Wake1177435
Anno 1404322104
Anno 20701781279146
Anno 22057947215
ArmA 243
Ashes of the Singularity331816
Assassin's Creed Syndicate4837248
Assassin's Creed Unity41332010
AssassinĀ“s Creed III696529
Battlefield 1104673026
Battlefield 31531068536
Battlefield 41361027329
Battlefield Hardline133964527
BioShock Infinite18612310642
Borderlands 2114978860
Call of Duty 4 - Modern Warfare442285185
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare65573533
Call of Juarez Benchmark125
Civilization 58449
CoD Modern Warfare 2259162133109
Company of Heroes 251483514
Counter-Strike Source207
Crysis - CPU Benchmark1711199541
Crysis - GPU Benchmark1611118941
Crysis 210110210351
Crysis 3119765019
Crysis Warhead47
Darksiders II15392
Dawn of War II - Chaos Rising118838468
Dead Space 332019414585
Deus Ex Human Revolution21916169
Deus Ex Mankind Divided3926147
Diablo III308222189105
Dirt 321614811156
Dirt Rally2861126028
Dirt Showdown98979248
Dishonored 235322725
Dishonored129128125104
Doom 3320
Doom56472927
Dota 2 Reborn72614951
Dota 211911886
Evolve82613328
F.E.A.R. 21766581158137
F1 2011149956753
F1 201217113812196
F1 201311811210783
F1 201413312011183
FIFA 1622413579
FIFA 172051559591
Fallout 469442520
Far Cry 2240177107
Far Cry 3104936123
Far Cry 470592923
Far Cry Primal59292618
Farming Simulator 171851507242
Fifa 11534395341260
Fifa 12480322264209
Fifa 13323258251173
Fifa 14312233209202
Fifa 15185144102
GRID 21351059946
GTA IV - Grand Theft Auto26037064
GTA V1171143615
Guild Wars 21105931
Half Life 2 - Lost Coast Benchmark265
Hitman 201655441716
Just Cause 259
Just Cause 362523228
Left 4 Dead523121
Mad Max653430
Mafia 214512811467
Mafia 3322111
Mass Effect 3606060
Max Payne 384806546
Metal Gear Solid V60604228
Metro 20331341619131
Mirror's Edge Catalyst92582519
Need for Speed 201661542621
Need for Speed Shift228149120105
No Man's Sky52442611
Overwatch1771175531
Quake 462
Rainbow Six Siege134864729
Resident Evil 516212492
Rise of the Tomb Raider57362220
Risen15614510679
Saints Row IV67595134
SimCity70524430
Sims 31849689155
Sims 4141775447
Sleeping Dogs1451247220
Star Wars Battlefront116683130
StarCraft 2293767077
Supreme Commander - FA Bench11010310153
The Crew56514126
The Division65472216
The Elder Scrolls Online89817140
The Evil Within614628
The Secret World66573825
The Witcher 357362012
Thief58504424
Titanfall 296683229
Titanfall60606042
Tomb Raider3071629745
Torchlight 21609398
Trackmania Nations Forever32712584
Watch Dogs 253452110
Watch Dogs62532719
World in Conflict - Benchmark44821612474
World of Tanks v8111784750
World of Warcraft30019711761
World of Warships102965545
X-Plane 10.2595472717
XCOM 26725146