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Lenovo Y70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

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4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Oct 2014
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- processor 4th Generation Intel Core Processors- Operating System Windows 8.1 64-bit Operating System- Display17.3" Full HD Display Boasting 10-Point Multitouch- Gaming Laptop Outstanding... More
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15 Reasons For

Top Seller

According to sales data from Amazon, the Y70 is a popular choice amongst people who bought portable PCs in the last 3 months.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This notebook PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is the most commonly supported processor operating mode on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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Lenovo Has Good Portable PC Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo many processor core portable PCs and found that in both cases Lenovo had good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Lenovo Y70 has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is newer than most notebook PCs of this age and spec. Most many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version.

A 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is actually the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst all many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y70.

An 11.2/12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version is the worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

The Lenovo Y70 has a quite big screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for around the same time as the Y70. The smallest screen size of many processor core portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Y70 is 10" and the biggest is 18".

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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 portable PC, which is the most common display resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best display resolution amongst all many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y70 is 8.4GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70 has a fairly big internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many similar spec portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than the 133MHz processor memory clock speed supported by most portable PCs of this type and age. This notebook PC also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

A 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all comparable spec portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

The worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst comparable types of laptop is 133MHz.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y70 has an SSD storage medium which is better than the HDD storage medium found on most many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to it. Solid State Drives (SSD) store data in semiconductors on a circuit board rather than using magnetic or optical media. Solid State Drives have no moving parts which makes them very fast and reliable.

This portable PC's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all portable PCs of this age and spec.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium across comparable types of portable PC.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70 has a front camera. Most of the other laptops of this age and type also have a front camera.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most commonly found processor cache on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This notebook PC has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is typical of many laptops of this spec and age.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70 has a touch sensitive screen, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Bluetooth Version

The Lenovo Y70 supports a 4 Bluetooth version which is better than the 2.1 Bluetooth version supported by most portable PCs that are a similar age to it. The bluetooth version of all notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y70 ranges from 2 to 4.1.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y70 does not have a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other portable PCs of this type and age which have a full-size keyboard.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The smallest total storage capacity of notebook PCs of this age and spec is 32GB and the biggest is 2TB. With a total storage capacity of only 256 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Y70.

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Lenovo E545 (500GB) which also has a higher rating.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This notebook PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is the most commonly found Ethernet LAN data rate on laptops of this age and spec.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Y70 is a one USB 2.0 port laptop. Most of the other laptops of a similar age and spec to the Y70 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70 has an 802.11a WiFi standard which is better than most many processor core portable PCs that have been available for a similar time to it. Most many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago have an 802.11n WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is in fact the worst Wi-Fi standard amongst all similar spec laptops that have been on the market for more than two years.

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

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Heavy

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

We compared all the other 3.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think because of it's better review score, the Lenovo Y70-70 Touch is also worth considering.

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Very Wide

At 422 millimeters, the Lenovo Y70 is very wide compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this type and age. The narrowest notebook PC of this spec and age is 240mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Lenovo portable PC was released over two years ago.

Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70 has a relatively standard processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70 has a fairly standard battery life compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Specification

Design
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Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Model
Conflict Free Processor
Processor Lithography
Maximum Number of PCI Express Lanes
Processor Operating Modes
PCI Express Slots Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configurations
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory Type
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Media
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Number of SSDs Installed
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Touchscreen
Touch Technology
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter OpenGL Version
On-Board Graphics Adapter ID
Number of Displays Supported (on-Board Graphics)
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency (max)
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LightScribe
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speakers Manufacturer
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rates
Ethernet LAN
Wi-Fi Standards
Wi-Fi
3G
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
Headphone Outputs
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Ports Quantity
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Performance
TV Tuner Integrated
Keyboard
Keyboard Backlit
Numeric Keypad
Windows Keys
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Rapid Start Technology
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Smart Response Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (Intel® MST)
Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel RealSense Snapshot
Intel® RealSense Technology
Intel RealSense 3D Camera
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Supported Instruction Sets
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technologies
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Battery
Battery Life (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Other Features
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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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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