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Lenovo Ideapad Z575

alaTest has collected and analyzed 111 reviews from magazines and websites. Opinions about the battery and performance are overall positive. The screen and keyboard also get good views. Comments are divided on the resolution. Many are critical about the connectivity and touchpad.

value for money, keyboard, screen, performance, battery

energy, touchpad, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Laptops the Lenovo Ideapad Z575 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 111 reviews)

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All round good system.

 

Great to see APU in the mainstrean. It makes me embarassed to have a older system with CPU+GPU...

Construction, Battery life, CPU and great gaming graphics

No trackpoint, screen resolution 1366x768 should be made full HD

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Amazon review summary for Lenovo Ideapad Z575

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 51 user reviews of Lenovo Ideapad Z575 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Laptops on Amazon.com.

performance, value for money, design, screen, portability

84% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Waste of Money

 

If this is how the computers are being built by Lenovo, then I will highly discourage people/friends from purchasing them. A year of use and having it turn into an awkward useless paperweight is not my idea of a good product.

Good price, dedicated gfx card

I purchased this laptop in July of 2012. I saw the reviews and thought this would be a good choice since I really did not want anything too expensive and flashy. I loved the fact that it had its own dedicate gfx for gaming, which I do 3-4 hours per...

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Sad..

 

I'm disappointed, I have tried everything. I even disabled the integrated and tried to force it to run the dedicated. ----- Other then that, there was some bloat ware. (most of lenovo background PROGRAMS that nearly impossible to stop)

Great speakers, nice build, amazing keyboard

Dedicated GPU almost always doesn't work. No matter the game, (saints row, minecraft) it doesn't run. Giving me a complete awful experience. The only time it will run is in UDK. I bought this laptop for the GPU - which doesn't work. And the CPU isn't...

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good pc

 

Pretty smooth, i bought this just for gaming, runs games pretty well. Warcraft-med settings:30-40FPS, SWTOR-med settings:50-60 fps, guild wars 2 med settings:25-30fps. Nice keyboard, handles the bashing quite well. Overall this was a great buy, no...

Slow hard drive, bloatware, headphone/mic inputs on the right side to close to a USB port

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Nice Laptop

 

My old desktop broke and I needed a new computer for school. I decided to just go with a laptop for convenience and am very satisfied with what I got.

Fast, reliable, and cheap

None

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lenovo Z575 (129922U)

 

Bought this laptop for about 580$ with a 3 yr warranty. If your looking for an inexpensive laptop with good gaming potential then this laptop is for you.

6 GB of memory (the one i bought came with) ; Looks nice ; Large screen ; Fast ; Quad core ; Good graphic card (Runs minecraft, tf2, L4d2, Civ 5, BF3(decent) well ; not heavy ; full keyboard ; I bought this for college and it has done me well. It has...

Advertised a 500 GB hard drive only came with 420 usable space ; Advertised a 3hr-4hr battery life, maybe on standby, but usable its about an 1hr 30 ; webcam not good quality ; When first received it would randomly freeze but problem was fixed ; color...

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A travesty of Customer Service

 

I've been on hold with this company for over an hour now in an attempt to return this unit. Don't waste your time.

Apparently great features for the cost

The most terrible customer service experience I have ever had. I purchased a refurb from the Lenovo outlet. I suggest nobody else ever do this ever. The first unit had intense graphical and heat issues and I sent it in, on my own dime, for repair....

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Nice light gaming machine

 

Wish its at least 1600 x 900 resolution but its a sub $400 laptop so you get what you paid for. -I personally don't like the number pad but others might find it useful

System is nice and responsive ; Not a lot of bloatware ; Nice graphics core ; Can run Diablo 3 with low settings with no issues ; Can run most games in low setting with no issues ; Screen is better than I thought ; The construction is decent though the...

Only ship with one ddr3 1333 memory. To get the optimum performance, you need dual memory channel. Its a simple as adding another chip. I upgraded it to dual channel 8gb ddr3 1600 memory

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No Crossfire

 

This laptop is very well built and looks nice in a subtle way. It can play skyrim on high which is pretty good for a $430 laptop. It's also very quiet and doesn't run hot even while gaming

I got this laptop primarily because i thought it could do crossfire with the built in APU and another integrated card. SOme reviews here and on other sites made it sound like it had two cards. After trying about 10 different versions of catalyst...

Product Specifications

Configuration

DVD Writer:Blu-ray Combo / DVD-Writer
Embedded 3G/4G: No
Embedded UMTS: No
Fingerprint Reader: No
Hard Drive Type:Hard Disk Drive
Remote Control: No
TV Card: No
Video Editing Card: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth:No / Unknown / Yes
TV Output:No / Yes
Wireless LAN: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
LED Backlight:Edge LED / No
True Resolution:WXGA

General Features

Intel ® Centrino Technology: No
Media Centre Edition: No
Netbook: No
Type:Portable

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:AMD
GPU Model (Graphic Card):RADEON HD6520G / Radeon HD6520M / RADEON HD6740G2

Processor

Chipset Brand:AMD / Unknown
Chipset Type:A60M FCH / Unknown
Processor:A6-SERIES / A8-SERIES
Processor Brand:AMD
Processor Number:A6-3400M / A6-3420M / A8-3500M
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