Check out any of the particular recent laptop sales charts and should find Lenovo doing perfectly indeed. In fact this company has just posted record profits, which isn't bad given their state of the world wide market.
March 10, 2014 (Newswire) - On the retail price comparison site Geizhals, anybody can discover 100 variations with the IdeaPad Z500. DVD burner or Blu-ray Gamer, glare or matte display, with or devoid of Touchscreen: The selection almost seems infinite.
its 2. 2GHz Intel Central i7-3632QM processor along with 8GB of RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY scored the Z500 Touch an extraordinary 77 overall in our multimedia benchmarks, a similar score as Lenovo's more costly IdeaPad Y580. It's still toward the fewer end of quad-core model performance, but only the top Buy-winning MSI CX61, that scored four things more, beats this on price.
The other compromise is the use of a slow hard drive, which results in a below-par score of just 3011 points when running the PC Mark 7 benchmark.
The Z500 Touch even scraped through our Crysis 2 test. It managed 15.9fps on Ultra quality at a resolution of 1,366x768, but lowering the settings to High produced a much smoother 32.4fps. It should be able to play the latest 3D games as long as prepared to tailor the graphics for each title.
The Z500 Touch has a good selection of connection ports too, including a DVD-rewriter, one USB3 and two USB2 ports, an SD card reader, a Gigabit Ethernet port, a combined headphone and microphone jack and VGA and HDMI video outputs. Its integrated speakers are better than the average laptop speaker, too. There was a pleasing amount of bass present in our test tracks
This model may also enjoy some game playing action too, mustering a new just-playable 26fps as soon as running Batman: Arkham Town at 1366 a 768 resolution with DirectX 11 along with High graphics adjustments.