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Lenovo Y70-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 1TB HDD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Jan 2015
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16 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most frequently supported processor operating mode on laptops that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

Across all the laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y70-70 the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a comparable age to the Y70-70.

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Lenovo Has Good Reviews for Its Portable PCs

Portable PCs built by Lenovo are some of the better portable PCs according to average reviews from experts and users.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This portable PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs of this age and spec.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than a year which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard.

We compared this notebook PC to all the other laptops with a full-size keyboard and we think because of it's better review score, the G750JH, and the GL771JW both from Asus is also worth considering.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other laptops of this age and spec.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This portable PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most frequently supported processor memory clock speed on portable PCs of this age and spec.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most similar spec notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it. Most gaming laptops that were released one year ago have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70-70.

Amongst similar types of portable PC the worst Wi-Fi standard is 802.11a.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The average discrete graphics adapter memory of gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70 is 3.4GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2GB to 8.2GB. At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other similar spec laptops that came out around the same time as the Y70-70.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Silver EPEAT Compliance

This notebook PC has a Silver EPEAT compliance, which is the most frequently found EPEAT compliance on gaming laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This portable PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on laptops that came out more than a year ago.

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6 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most portable PCs of this type and age have one USB 2.0 port, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Four Battery Cells

Most similar spec laptops that have been available for more than a year have between four and eight battery cells, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has four battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

With a hard drive speed of only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y70-70. The hard drive speeds of gaming laptops that were released one year ago range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a two USB 3.0 port notebook PC. Most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for more than a year have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

The slowest processor clock speed of gaming laptops that came out more than a year ago is 1.7GHz and the fastest is 2.9GHz. At only 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released one year ago.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Memory

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty average internal memory (16 gigabytes) compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y70-70.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y70-70.

If this portable PC total storage capacity is too small for you then you might also want to consider the MSI GS70 2QE (1.1TB).

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Average Weight

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly typical weight (3.4 kilograms) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y70-70.

We compared all the other 3.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Asus GL771JW which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops that came out more than a year ago. HDD is a traditional storage drive which stores the information on magnetic disks. HDD drives are slower than other forms of storage such as solid state drives (SSD) and flash drives.

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Razer Blade (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y70-70.

If you would prefer a notebook PC with a longer battery life then you might also want to look at the Alienware 13 (8.5h).

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Specification

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Processor Memory Clock Speed
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PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
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Processor Codename
Processor Series
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Processor Cache Type
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Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
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Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Hard Drive Size
Hard Drive Speed
Hard Drive Interface
Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
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Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
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Audio
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
WiFi Standard
3G Network Access Module
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
CardBus PCMCIA Slot
ExpressCard Slot
Docking Connector
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Windows Key
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
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Intel Secure Key Technology Version
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Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Power
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Password Protection
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EPEAT Compliance
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology
Maximum Internal Memory
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Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Video Compression Format

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Expert Reviews

(27)
12 October 2015

The Lenovo Y70 Touch is a big and bold gaming laptop with decent performance, but it's running old hardware...

Wydajny procesor i karta graficzna, cienka linia i wietny wygld, dobry obraz i dwik, dobra kultura pracy
Podatno obudowy na zabrudzenia
21 July 2015

IntroductionSince the release of Windows 8 with touch functionality, Lenovo has been expanding in many different directions and navigating away from traditional laptop designs and features. The...

Exceptional audio quality with balanced sound
Accurate colours on a full high definition display with IPS
Solid graphics performance provides for a pleasant gaming andor video viewing experience
Unique design and build
Red backlighting on the keyboar
Standard configuration could use a Solid State hard drive as opposed to a mechanical one
Battery life is quite bad
A few extra USB ports would increase functionality and versatility
Touchpad can be overly sensitive
Slow hard drive
29 March 2015

The Lenovo Y70 Touch comes in four different variants, with the cheapest option being $999 and the most expensive option costing $1,399.00. Each option has a different CPU spec and GPU spec. This...

9 March 2015

Lenovo has been an exceptional name in the laptop universe for quite some time. People have grown to expect a certain quality from the brand, and the new Y70 gaming laptop surely lives up to the... Read more…

17 January 2015

The Y70 is Lenovo's most recent addition to its multimedia-centric IdeaPad line. This is the largest IdeaPad sold, featuring a 17.3? touch display. We found a great deal to like about the Y70... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 23 June 2015 by Isaisa
Isaisa would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series

First of all, sorry for my English. This laptop is really amazing, despite is somehow heavy (7.48) and may cause troubles to carry due to its size. Offers good performance over other ones in the... Read more…

Reviewed 6 August 2015 by William
William would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series

The Lenovo Y70 is superb ESPECIALLY for its asking price. I originally brought this laptop for College (Computer Science Major so that means I love to program and game). This Laptop does all of... Read more…

Reviewed 21 July 2015 by Terry13
Terry13 would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

In the past, our family has purchased lower end/lower priced laptops. They have always been slower and have always been looked upon as throw away machines. This time, we decided to upgrade to a... Read more…

Reviewed 13 November 2015 by Nightfly

From initial setup there was noticeable screen flicker. Then it went away, then it came back. It was intermittent during the first couple weeks, and I spent hours online researching the problem.... Read more…

Reviewed 18 September 2015 by 3Dcreative
3Dcreative would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

I do a lot of 3D (Pixar-like) character animations and animated videos. This machine does a decent job of handling the "stress" of having multiple graphic, video and 3D animation programs going at... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80du00, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00kbuk
Barcodes 00888772953898, 00889955196415
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