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Lenovo Y70-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.2GHz 16GB May 2015
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The new Y70 laptop is here, and it's one of Lenovo's top gaming laptops! Mind-blowing visuals, incredible JBL sound and uncompromising performance bring your entertainment and games to life. And... More
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8 Reasons For

Good Brand

Gaming laptops manufactured by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all laptops (not just gaming laptops) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that were launched in the last year, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y70-70 is 12GB, and the internal memory range from 8GB to 16GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the biggest internal memory amongst laptops of this age.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a better processor family than most laptops that have been available for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most similar spec portable PCs that were released around the same time as it have an Intel Core i7-5xxx processor family. Across all latest portable PCs the worst processor family is Intel Atom and the best is Intel Core i7-4xxx.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y70-70 supports a 1,600MHz processor memory clock speed which is faster than most recently released similar spec laptops. Most recently released comparable spec notebook PCs support a 133MHz processor memory clock speed. In addition, this notebook PC supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is in fact the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor amongst all gaming laptops that have been available for the last year.

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

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L3 Processor Cache

This portable PC has a L3 processor cache, which is typical of many comparable spec notebook PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other comparable spec portable PCs that came out in the last 12 months which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This notebook PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it.

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2 Reasons Against

Very Slow Processor Clock Speed

Across all the gaming laptops that have been on the market for the last year the processor clock speeds range from 2.2GHz to 2.9GHz, and the average processor clock speed is 2.6GHz. At only 2.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly slow processor clock speed compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Y70-70.

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Very Slow Maximum Turbo Frequency

With a maximum turbo frequency of only 3.2 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the slower maximum turbo frequencies amongst gaming laptops of this age. The maximum turbo frequencies of new gaming laptops range from 3.2GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.6GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Lenovo released the Y70-70.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other portable PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Y70-70.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec laptops that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

At 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Average Weight

At 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is the most frequently found storage medium on notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it. 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 Y70-70 has a pretty standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70.

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Specification

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Display
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Touchscreen
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Touch Technology
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Full HD
LED Backlight
Display Surface
HD Type
Graphics
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Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
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Camera
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Front Camera
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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
InTru™ 3D Technology
Intel® Insider™
Intel Clear Video Technology
Intel HD Graphics
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Built-In Visuals Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel FDI Technology
Intel Dual Display Capable Technology
Intel Fast Memory Access
Embedded Options Available
Intel® Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
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CPU Configuration (max)
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
Intel 64
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Intel Demand Based Switching
Intel Flex Memory Access
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
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Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
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Manual
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Intel Visual Technology
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

Expert Reviews

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

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 17 September 2015 by Hubster
Hubster would recommend the Lenovo IdeaPad Y70 Series (Verified Purchase)

This laptop has the speed we need for work AND games, and has no problem running all of our programs for our construction business. We are very happy with Lenovo products...

The 4 doors allows me to only open that door. Love the see through door
Reviewed 19 June 2015 by Mydogsmom
Mydogsmom would recommend the Dell XPS 18 1820 All-in-One (Verified Purchase)

I'm no computer whiz...but in my limited experience I can say I can't imagine anything better...

Large Windows Tablet
Expensive for 18.4" screen

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 80du0055lm, lenovo i74710, lenovo i74720, lenovo 80du00, lenovo 80du00c, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo i74710h, lenovo i74710hq, lenovo 80du00cj, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo 80du00cju, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00cjuk, lenovo 80du00kbuk
Barcodes 00889955196415
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