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Lenovo Y70 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 Jul 2013
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Beautifully made from high-end components, the Lenovo Y70 17.3 Touchscreen Gaming Laptop is the ideal PC for serious gaming on the go. Highlights - Powerful quad-core Intel Core i7 processing for... More
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15 Reasons For

Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo notebook PCs and also specifically for Lenovo many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews.

Quite Big Screen Size

Many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y70 have screen sizes of between 10" and 18". With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70 has one of the bigger screen sizes amongst laptops of this age.

We compared this laptop to all the other 17.3" portable PCs and we think because of it's better review score, the HP ZBook 17 is also worth considering.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution of the Lenovo Y70 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels notebook PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is actually the best display resolution amongst all laptops of this age and type.

The worst display resolution across similar types of portable PC is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70 has one of the faster processor clock speeds amongst notebook PCs of this age. Many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years have processor clock speeds of between 1GHz and 3GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.2GHz.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of portable PCs of this age and type is 8.4GB, and the internal memory range from 2GB to 32GB. At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many portable PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Three Point Five Headphone Out Ports

The Lenovo Y70 is a three point five headphone out port portable PC.

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Very Big Internal Memory

Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y70 the internal memory range from 2GB to 16GB. When compared to other laptops that were released more than two years ago, the Lenovo Y70's internal memory of 16,000 megabytes is one of the biggest.

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Fairly Big Display Diagonal

At 43.942 centimeters, the Lenovo Y70 has a quite big display diagonal compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y70 the display diagonals range from 25cm to 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 35cm.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

Unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen, the Lenovo Y70 has a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70 has a fairly big on-board graphics adapter memory (2,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70 the on-board graphics adapter memory range from 64MB to 4GB.

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Quite Fast Processor Clock Speed

At 2,500 megahertz, the Lenovo Y70 has a fairly fast processor clock speed compared to most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y70. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y70 the processor clock speeds range from 1,300MHz to 2,600MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2,100MHz.

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3 USB Version

This notebook PC has a 3 USB version, which is the most frequently found USB version on many processor core portable PCs 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 typical of many many processor core portable PCs that were launched more than two years ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an HDD storage medium, which is the most commonly found storage medium on many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70 does not have a front camera, unlike most of the other comparable spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y70 which have a front camera.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other comparable spec laptops that came out more than two years ago have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo Y70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

The Lenovo Y70 is a one built-in speaker notebook PC. Most of the other portable PCs of this age and type have between one and three built-in speakers.

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Only One Speaker

The Lenovo Y70 is a one speaker laptop. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y70 have one speaker.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most frequently found Ethernet LAN data rate on notebook PCs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Small Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70 has a fairly small discrete graphics adapter memory (only 2,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other similar spec notebook PCs that have been available for a comparable time to the Y70. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most laptops of a similar spec and age to it. Most similar spec portable PCs that have been around for a comparable time to it have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

This portable PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11a) is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y70.

The best Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of portable PC is 802.11n.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y70 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y70 have between one and four USB 3.0 ports.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Heavy

Across all the portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y70 the weights range from 430g to 4.8kg, and the average weight is 2.5kg. The Lenovo Y70 is one of the heavier comparable spec notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago (3.4 kilograms) amongst laptops of this age.

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Very Wide

The widths of comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for more than two years range from 240mm to 430mm. When compared to other portable PCs of this type and age that we have assessed, the Lenovo Y70's width of 422.9 millimeters is one of the widest.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70

Released Over Three Years Ago

Lenovo released the Y70 over three years ago.

Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y70 has a pretty typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has an hdd storage medium, which is typical of many many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. 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.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to the Y70.

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Specification

Design
Colour of Product
Processor
Processor Cores
Processor Family
Processor Frequency
Processor Technology
Processor Manufacturer
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
Processor Model
Processor Clock Speed
Memory
Internal Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory Size
Hard Drive
Storage Medium
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Card Reader Integrated
Memory Card Slot(s)
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Manufacturer
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Maximum Resolution
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Supported
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters Installed
Number of Discrete Graphics Adapters
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
CD-RW/DVD-ROM Interface
Optical Drive Type
Audio
Audio System Manufacturer
Built-In Microphone
Speakers Manufacturer
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio System
Camera
Built-In Camera
Networking
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Integrated Wireless LAN, Type of Network I/F Chip
Ports & Interfaces
Wireless Communication Version
USB Port
Headphone Connectivity
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
HDMI Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 3.0 Ports Quantity
ESATA/USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Built-In Touchpad
Keyboard Type
Keyboard Layout
Software
Operating System Installed
Bundled Software
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Number of Battery Cells
Battery Technology
Number of Battery Cells (tablet)
Power
External Power Adapter
Security
Cable Lock Slot Type
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Technical Details
Display Type
Wireless Features
Other Features
Ethernet Specifications
Stereo Sound
Supplied Battery
Wireless Standard
Memory Type
Number of Speakers
Graphics Adapter Interface
Graphics Adapter Manufacturer
Display Technology
Storage Capacity
USB Version
Internal Memory
Audio Output
HDMI
Compatible Operating Systems
Display Diagonal (metric)
Ethernet Interface Type
Wireless Transmission
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Main Camera Resolution (numeric)
Graphics Adapter Family
Graphics Adapter
Wireless Technology
Integrated Graphics Adapter (UMA/GMA)
Display
Battery Type
Speakers
Weight
Type
Security Features

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Expert Reviews

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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…

23 December 2014

With the Y70, Lenovo continues to show us that they are willing to experiment with the many features and nuances of windows 8. From a design perspective the Y70 is a refinement of what we've seen... Read more…

19 December 2014

At under $1,500, the Lenovo Y70 Touch series lands in what most users would consider to be the mainstream gaming notebook category. A good mid-range portable gaming machine should have a solid...

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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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