Whether or not silent mode was used, the cooling system makes its presence felt with this constant metallic whistling sound on the middle fan speeds 34 to 37 dB A , a continuous whistling tone. Lenovo uses the same screen in its budget office laptop the IdeaPad G , and so the Z has exactly the same weaknesses. The statements may be factually accurate but they create a false impression. It is easier to hit the right key as they all dip in the middle. At this point the fan was constant with no trace of the aforementioned annoying buzz.

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The comparatively high energy consumption when idle ties in with the poor battery life.

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Dual-core iM s would do better with scores from 2. Weak battery life and poor screen contrast are combined with a high-quality aluminium finish and an excellent keyboard. Webcam photo with x resolution.

The positioning of the ports towards the front of the machine is not especially helpful either. Because of the irritating fan noise, the fan button will become a firm favourite. Its glossy finish and moderate brightness mean it cannot contend with strong lenoo. Moderator Note; subject edited; system type added.

Turion II mobile processor. Despite all the words spent in its praise on the IdeaPad section wirelese the Lenovo website, the Ideapad Z is not the perfect allrounder notebook. The battery can be removed during use, as there are no feet on it. The biggest failing is that certain keys have been made smaller than they should be, like Enter, the right Shift key, and Backspace, while the arrow keys have been jammed into the layout without anything to separate them from the others.


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We found several flaws, and very few real strengths. Memory operations per second.

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The cool, scratch-resistant material also surrounds the keys and microphone opening. Undemanding users could string out the battery life for as long as 3 hours and 26 minutes. But the Z does not earn any extra points from its hard drive, as you can see from the HDD sub-score of 2, points.

Laptops by Joshua Goldman Dec 12, During text editing and web surfingthe average temperature on the underside was 32 degrees.

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x565 That is only enough for a mediocre battery life of 2 to 2. We reviewed a lot of laptops in StarCraft 2 This hit science-fiction sequel by Blizzard is only moderately demanding in terms of graphics. Altogether the sound is very thinand this cannot be improved by the sound improvement settings for the loudspeakers control panel.


This is on the same level as the iMwhich scores around 1. HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting close HP’s tiny 2-in-1 ain’t perfect — but it’s getting close by Lori Grunin.

HD display, Budget, Midsize. If you are comfortable, you can fix it yourself. See our Sustainability Report. Laptops with a stronger llenovo GPU do not necessarily produce better system performance. The lid is glossy and constantly gets smudges on it. Notebook Camera Integrated Webcam. However, after a few minutes of being completely switched off, it does have the curious habit of roaring back into life for 10 seconds before falling silent again or settling back down to the lowest x565 setting.