Forum discussion tagged with Y50.
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    Disabling 1 laptop fan.

    Lenovo Y50-70 laptop, 2.5 years old, no warranty. It has 2 fans, a small one and a big one in the same assembly. Small one has a bad ball bearing, so it vibrates my whole laptop when it starts spinning and makes a bad grinding noise. When I play video games or whatever and heat up my laptop...
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    Solved! random freezes lenovo y50 and clock watchdog timeout

    i have a lenovo y50 with 1 tb hdd 8 gb ram i7 4710 hq processoe my laptom randomy freezes and the hardisk light stops flickering this is sometime acompanyied by loud noises from the speakers also i am getting the bsod watchdog timeout plz hlp
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    Any Special Method Required for Lenovo Y50 Laptop System Restore?

    So I'm looking to perform a system restore on my Lenovo Y50 Laptop, but as I understand it, there is a small SSD used to house various drivers and other such things, do I need to worry about this? Windows seems to be installed on the main hard drive so theoretically it shouldn't do any sort of...
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    Lenovo Y50-70 laptop won't allow 2k res on Asus PB278Q even though it should be able to

    Hi; I'm new to the forum & the toms hardware website in general. I desperately need help w an issue with my Lenovo Y50-70 laptop that I bought in Jan 2015. The specs for my laptop are: - 4th Generation Intel Core i7-4710HQ Processor (2.50GHz 1600MHz 6MB) - Windows 8.1 64 - 15.6" FHD LED...
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    Lenovo Y50 70 Problems

    So, I bought this laptop after much consideration for uni and gaming. Let me just start off saying it's amazing, it runs games incredibly well and looks absolutely beautiful. However, when I bought it I noticed it made a little more noise than I expected, the hard drive is always spinning and is...
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    Low Fps All Settings, Good Laptop

    I have a Lenovo Y50-70, and I am getting 20-30 fps on CS:GO, Payday 2, and Battlefield 4. I have tried changing the settings, resolution, and NVidia settings. It stays at around 20-30 fps, no matter what I do. I have checked the temps and loads of the CPU and GPU, and they are both fine. I...
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    Asus UX501 vs Lenovo Y50

    Hi Friends, I am a college student and I was looking for a laptop for Multimedia, Gaming and Work purpose. I have 2 Laptops in my mind, but can't decide which one is best. Lenovo Y50 or ASUS UX501 Both the laptops have high configuration as per my need. But can't decide which one will give...
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    Lenovo y50 vs ASUS ROG GL552JX

    Dear friends, I need to buy a laptop for industrial design training and average gaming (not necessary to run smooth on ultra). To run 3D modelling softwares I think a better graphic card would help while for illustration screen quality would also matter. It should be equipped well...
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    Lenovo Y50 problem

    Guys i am in a big problem yesterday afternoon when i shut down the pc it showed some error and blue screen came i turned it off now in evening when i started the system automatic recovery came up and the pc was unable to boot.I tried refreshing and system restore but it didnt work to boot the...
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    Lenovo y40 or y50?

    So here is my conundrum, i found a lenovo y40 for 450 bucks, I feel like at this price it is a steal but then i found a Lenovaoy50 for 650. This also seems like a steal. Is the 200 dollar upgrade worth it? Exspecially at this low of a price? I play a moderate amount of games and would like to...
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    Opinion about Lenovo Y50

    What do you guys think of the Lenovo Y50 1080p display. I've heard mixed reviews about it, either saying the screen is terrible or the screen is like any other 1080p screen. What do you guys think??
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    Asus Lenovo or MSI for good gaming laptop? Emergency!

    Can anyone of you tell me about the pros and cons? I need a good gaming laptop for my course which need a very high graphic card Below is the laptop I'm looking for -Lenovo Y50 (59418017) -MSI Ge60 Apache Pro -Asus G551JM-053H Please give me some comment if you're using or your friend around...
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    About to buy a Lenovo Y50 - Got a few questions

    Hi!, I did some research around the forum and read/watched a lot of reviews about this laptop but there are a couple of things I can't seem to find answers to so... help? :P. I'll be in the States next week and I'm planning to buy the non-touch UDH version one in this link. My primary use...
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    ASUS GL551JM vs Lenovo Y50

    First, thanks for viewing this thread. (I'm kinda new here) As you can see from the title, I'm debating whether should I buy ASUS ROG GL551JM or Lenovo Y50. Both of them look super awesome and very cost effective but there is a slight difference in their performance that makes really hard for me...
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    How bad is the Lenovo Y50 Screen? Any gaming laptop suggestions? Please help.

    Want to purchase a really good gaming laptop (wanted to get Asus Rog g750JM, but its to big and heavy). Looking at the Lenovo Y50 and heard some mix reviews about the screen quality? Is it really that bad and noticeable? Would it be possible to switch out the screens at a later time? Any other...
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    Alternatives to Lenovo Y50 - Budget: $1100-1400

    Budget is not strict. Form factor is not strict. I like to watch movies and I like to game equally. The Lenovo Y50 was optimal, but I recently discovered that the TN screen is bad, and while I wouldn't care much while gaming, I could not stand a bad screen for watching movies. For gaming, the...
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    Lenovo Y50 or Asus ROG G750JM? Need help deciding on a Gaming Laptop.

    Im looking to buy a gaming laptop for around 1200. I can't decide between the two. Weight and size isn't too much of an issue but smaller size would be a nice. What is more important is performance. Which of the two would perform better? I plan to use it gaming and want to get good/decent fps...
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    Lenovo Y50 headphone jack has a ton of static

    So I just got my Y50, and eveything has been working pretty good, except every time I plug in my headphones, I get some pretty loud static. The static will not be present when the volume is at zero, and is constant, meaning when I play music louder the static doesn't get louder, but the static...
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    Lenovo y50 Opinions

    Hello i did recently post a thread about a gaming laptop opinion of a similar laptop but decided to go with the highest model available through Lenovo Its specs are GTX 860M Maxwell 4GB VRAM Intel Core i7-4700HQ 16GB RAM 512GB SSD If the laptop turns out good for gaming(which im asking you guys...