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Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 Series

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710-59400134Processor: Intel Core i5 4200M, Intel Core i7 4700MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M, NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
Display: 17.3 inch
Weight: 2.9kg, 3kg
Price: 699 euro
Average Score: 63% - average
Average of 2 scores (from 4 reviews)
: - %, performance: 79%, features: 61%, display: 70%
mobility: 66%, workmanship: 70%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 93%

 

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 59393211

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 59393211Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 59393211
Processor: Intel Core i5 4200M
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M 2048 MB
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1600 x 900 pixels
Weight: 2.9kg
Price: 699 euro
Links: Lenovo homepage

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76% Review Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 59393211 Notebook | Notebookcheck
Quiet and strong. Lenovo furnishes a 17.3 inch casing with a Haswell Core i5 processor and a GeForce GPU, and sells the bundle for just under 700 Euros. The installed components suggest a powerful, all-round laptop. Our test report reveals whether this is really true.

 

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710-59400134

Specifications

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710-59400134Notebook: Lenovo IdeaPad Z710-59400134
Processor: Intel Core i7 4700MQ
Graphics Adapter: NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M
Display: 17.3 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 3kg
Links: Lenovo homepage

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Average Score: 50% - poor

Average of 1 scores (from 3 reviews)

 

50% Lenovo IdeaPad Z710
Source: Comp Reviews English
Lenovo's IdeaPad Z710 seems like an affordable option for those that want a 17-inch laptop but it makes a few too many compromises. Sure, it offers a good level of general performance thanks to the i7 processor and it is a nice keyboard for those that have to type frequently but the display, battery life and graphics all limit the potential of the system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/10/2014
Rating: Total score: 50%

Foreign Reviews

Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 – когда достоинства в приоритете
Source: Notebook-Center.ru RU→EN
Positive: Good price/quality ratio; productive, easy to upgrade; good sound system; good brightness and contrast of the display. Negative: Short battery life; low resolution, narrow viewing angles and poor color of the display.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/21/2014
Recenze: Lenovo IdeaPad Z710 - sedmnáct palců všestranných multimédií
Source: Notebook.cz CZ→EN
Positive: Backlit keyboard; silent cooling; good speakers. Negative: Keyboard; contrast and color saturation of the display.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/28/2014

 

Comment

Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 740M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

NVIDIA GeForce GT 745M: Mid-range graphics card of the GeForce GT 700M series. Based on the Kepler architecture and manufactured by TSMC in a 28nm process.

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


Intel Core i5:

4200M: Haswell-based dual-core processor clocked at 2.5 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.1 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

Intel Core i7: The Intel Core i7 for laptops is based on the LG1156 Core i5/i7 CPU for desktops. The base clock speed of the CPUs is relatively low, but because of a huge Turbo mode, the cores can dynamically overclock to up to 3.2 GHz (920XM). Therefore, the CPU can be as fast as high clocked dual-core CPUs (using single threaded applications) but still offer the advantage of 4 cores. Because of the large TDP of 45 W / 55 W, the CPU is only intended for large laptops.  

4700MQ: Haswell-based quad-core processor clocked at 2.4 GHz with Turbo Boost support up to 3.4 GHz. Offers an integrated HD Graphics 4600 GPU and a dual channel DDR3 memory controller.

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


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


2.9 kg:

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

3 kg:


63%: Such a bad rating is rare. There exist hardly any notebooks, which are rated worse.

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

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Stefan Hinum, 2014-02-13 (Update: 2014-02-13)