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Lenovo IdeaPad Y730

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Y730Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad Y730 (IdeaPad Y Series)
Processor: Intel Core 2 Extreme X9100
Graphics Adapter: ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650
Display: 17.0 inch, 16:10, 1440x900 pixels, glossy: yes
Weight: 4kg
Price: 1000 euro
Average Score: 80% - good
Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: - %, features: - %, display: 50% mobility: - %, workmanship: - %, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Y730

80% Lenovo IdeaPad Y730 17-inch Desktop Replacement Laptop PC
Source: Comp Reviews English
Lenovo's IdeaPad Y730 is designed as a consumer friendly desktop replacement. Rather than a super high performance model, it is designed as a more well rounded general purpose design. This means that it comes with fairly average specifications. While it does lack a few of the newer interfaces, it won't impact many individuals. It still retains one of the best keyboards on the market though. At least it is fairly well priced compared to many of is competitors.
4 von 5, Preis gut, Display mangelhaft
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 01/13/2009
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 80% display: 50%

Comment

ATI Mobility Radeon HD 3650: The Hd 3650 is a middle class graphics card (in 2008) and compareable to an 8600M GT GPU from Nvidia. It is fabricated in 55nm process and due to Avivo video engine the graphic card can support the processor with several video operations (HD video too).

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Core 2 Extreme: The fastest Core 2 Duo variants of Intel are called Core 2 Extreme. Technically, these processors are based on a Merom/Penryn (X9000) core like all other Core 2 Duo  processors,  too.


X9100:

The X9100 is the fastest dual-core of the Core 2 series and thanks to a free multiplicator can be overclocked easily. Later the expensive X9100 was substituted by the cheaper and more power saving T9900 (with a fixed multiplicator).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


17.0":

15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


4 kg:

This weight is representative for typical laptops with a 14-16 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo Group Limited is China's largest and the world's fourth largest personal computer manufacturer. Lenovo produces desktops, laptops, servers, handheld computers, imaging equipment, and mobile phone handsets. Lenovo also provides information technology integration and support services, and its QDI unit offers contract manufacturing. Its executive headquarters are located in China and USA. It is incorporated in Hong Kong. Lenovo was formed in 1984 as a spin-off of the Chinese Academy of Sciences new technology unit. The company initially began as a reseller, distributor and later CM for foreign brands, including IBM, entering the Chinese market. In 1990, Lenovo started to manufacture its own PCs and by 1997 became the market leader in China. In 2004, Lenovo bought IBM’s PC business for $1.25billion. Market share regarding sales of personal computers in 2007 (market research IDC): HP 18.9 %, Dell 16.4 %, Acer 9.9 %, Lenovo 7.5 %, Apple 5.7 %

Lenovo reviews


80%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Author: Stefan Hinum, 2009-02-18 (Update: 2012-05-26)