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Lenovo Y70-70 Touch

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

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB Nov 2014
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Two Industry Awards

This portable PC received an "Editor's Choice" from Computershopper.com who decided that this many processor core laptop was exceptional.

Hothardware.com gave this Lenovo portable PC an "Approved" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Nineteen experts from sites including Techradar, PC Mag, computershopper.com and Laptopmag.com have rated this many processor core laptop on average 77%.

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 159 user reviews this many processor core laptop has an overall user rating of 83%. If all the laptops of a similar age and spec are ranked by average user review score then this portable PC is in the top 17%.

Robust

Some people who reviewed the Lenovo Y70 concluded that it was well made. In November last year Mr W Wyvern mentioned in his review of this laptop on Amazon “It's a solid machine”. This year Piotrosky wrote “One small drawback is that the DVD is an external USB drive (with a laptop of this size I would have expected it built in” in their review and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. This month Rockdog scored it 80 out of 100 and said “Came with a external DVD optical drive, not sure why there is not one built is unless the larger speakers are taking up the room?” in their review of this laptop.

Two Lenovo Y70 reviewers who reviewed this laptop reckoned that it was strong and durable. The Lambanana wrote in their review of the Lenovo Y70 “It feels sturdy enough for the odd drop” and scored it very highly.

One Lenovo Y70 reviewer who reviewed this laptop considered that it was reliable. Andreas Reutersward said in his Lenovo Y70 review “Then I plugged in my trusty TwisterOdio cooling/speaker pad (which can be bought for around 30 Euro) which provides really good sound” and scored this laptop very highly.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Four customers who reviewed it considered that it was quiet. Last year David Barrett gave the Lenovo Y70 a rating of 4 stars and he wrote “In general use the machine is silent” in his Lenovo Y70 review. Jonathan gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Y70 “It is the most silent laptop ive ever not heard crazy silent”. Nick M mentioned “With the quiet fan you wont detract from the sound” .

One person who bought the product concluded that it was noisy. Andreas Reutersward wrote “The speakers are quite loud, I agree on that.” in his review of the Lenovo Y70 and rated it as excellent.

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Nice Design

A number of Lenovo Y70 reviewers who reviewed this laptop mentioned that it was good looking. Alan Peniston mentioned in his review in November last year “BIG ! BOLD and BEAUTIFUL !” . Fugitive wrote on Amazon “It has a beautiful anodised aluminium top, which helps make the screen quite a lot more rigid when opened” in their Lenovo Y70 review. Mr W Wyvern said on Amazon “Display is good, pretty good colour”.

Some people who bought this laptop reckoned that it was a good design. Andreas Reutersward gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Lenovo Y70 on Amazon “The poor sound isn't something I blame Lenovo for, so all-in-all, this is a fine laptop, with cool design, fast and with one of the best screens around”. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “Lenovo runs with the title though, issuing a slick design and affordable price in hand, only tripping up with just-above decent graphical competence” in their Lenovo Y70 review.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it had a good case. Nick M wrote on Amazon “The aluminium casing is lovely and feels sturdy, although the brushed texture does collect fingerprints” and scored the product 5 stars.

One Lenovo Y70 owner who purchased it thought it was neat. Rockdog wrote this year “The keys ligh up with a red glow, neat” in their review of this laptop and rated this laptop 80 out of 100.

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Good Size

A number of people concluded that this laptop was heavy and bulky. Amazon Customer wrote this year “Not overly heavy and good value for the price” in their review of this laptop. Socks mentioned “The machine is not heavy at all” in their Lenovo Y70 review.

A number of people reckoned that the Lenovo Y70 was thin. Two years ago Fugitive mentioned on Amazon “It is impressively thin and weighs only an extra kilogram more than my existing MacBook Pro 13”.

Several Lenovo Y70 owners said in their reviews that it was thick. Two years ago Fugitive said in their Lenovo Y70 review on Amazon “It felt solid and was not loose”. Laptopmag.com wrote “The 1-inch thick notebook delivers the full HD display” however they gave it a score of 3 stars.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was a big size. Two years ago Socks said “It's a nice big size” and gave it a score of 5 stars. One customer who purchased it reckoned that it was lightweight. Two years ago Socks mentioned in their Lenovo Y70 review on Amazon “It is very lightweight and in that sense, portable”.

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Good for Gaming

Some Lenovo Y70 owners agreed that it was good for gaming. Nick M wrote “GTX860m GPU make for excellent multimedia and gaming on the go” in his review. Sukhdev mentioned “The laptop ran very cool when gaming” however they only gave the product a score of 40 out of 100. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “The company has proven it knows how to deliver a solid entry-level gaming laptop” and rated it 80 out of 100.

Easy to Use

A number of customers who purchased this laptop mentioned that it had a good experience. Piotrosky wrote in their Lenovo Y70 review in November this year “The movie watching experience is great for a laptop” . Tim he wrote “This laptop definitely does not disappoint on any level, with amazing performance for both everyday activities and great gaming experience” in his review of the Lenovo Y70. Last year Winbeta.org mentioned in their review “Watching a movie on the Y70 was an enjoyable experience”.

One customer who bought this laptop reckoned that it was easy to use. One customer who bought the product concluded that it was easy to setup. In November Rockdog wrote in their review of this laptop “Great looker, smart, fast and easy to set-up” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

One person who purchased this laptop reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

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Good Product Quality

A few customers who bought it thought it was good quality. David Perry said on Amazon “Great laptop, build quality is excellent”. In November this year Piotrosky wrote in their Lenovo Y70 review on Amazon “Sound and picture quality are good and with a 17" screen” and scored the Lenovo Y70 80 out of 100. Expert website Thegamescouts.com said in their review of this laptop “People have grown to expect a certain quality from the brand” .

Good Connectivity

One Lenovo Y70 owner who bought the Lenovo Y70 reckoned that it had email functionality. Amazon Customer said “It you have to talk to Lenovo then phone is MUCH better then email” but they only gave it a score of 20 out of 100.

One Lenovo Y70 owner who reviewed it wrote that it had network functionality. Two years ago Hothardware.com wrote “A good mid-range portable gaming machine should have a solid discrete graphics card, excellent network connectivity” in their Lenovo Y70 review.

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Good Technical Features

One Lenovo Y70 owner who purchased it reckoned that it had good features. Winbeta.org said in their Lenovo Y70 review “This particular review unit features the most powerful specs, co”.

Good Graphics Card

One customer who bought the product mentioned that it had a good graphics card.

Good Battery Life

One Lenovo Y70 owner concluded that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Lenovo Y70 on Amazon “For me is the battery, I have had 5 hours from whilst playing games”.

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This portable PC supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Y70. Across all the notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to the Y70 the discrete graphics adapter memory capacities range from 1GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.5GB.

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

Lenovo is one of the superior notebook PC manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Lenovo also has good reviews for its many processor core portable PCs.

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12 On-Board Graphics Adapter DirectX Version

The Lenovo Y70 has a 12 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version which is newer than the 11 on-board graphics adapter DirectX version found on most notebook PCs of this spec and age.

This notebook PC's on-board graphics adapter DirectX version (12) is actually the best on-board graphics adapter DirectX version across all similar spec notebook PCs that were launched around the same time as the Y70.

The worst on-board graphics adapter DirectX version amongst similar types of notebook PC is 11.2/12.

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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 frequently found display resolution.

This laptop's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution amongst similar types of laptop.

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Fairly Big Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70 has a fairly big screen size compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this age and type. Portable PCs of this age and type have screen sizes of between 10" and 18", and the average screen size is 16".

There are a number of other 17.3" portable PCs currently available which you might also want to consider including the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of laptops of a similar type and age to the Y70 range from 2GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 8.4GB. The Lenovo Y70 has one of the bigger internal memory (16 gigabytes) amongst comparable spec portable PCs of this age.

We compared all the other 16GB internal memory portable PCs to this laptop and we think the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on portable PCs that were released more than two years ago.

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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 comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years. This laptop also supports 1 and 333MHz processor memory clock speeds.

This laptop's memory clock speeds supported by processor (1,600MHz) is actually the best supported memory clock speeds supported by processor across all laptops of a similar type and age to the Y70.

Across comparable types of laptop the worst supported memory clock speeds supported by processor is 133MHz.

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70 has a front camera. Most of the other portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y70 also have a front camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other laptops with a front camera currently available including the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price] which has better reviews.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

This laptop has an 802.11b|802.11g|802.11n WiFi standard, which is the most commonly found WiFi standard on comparable spec portable PCs that came out more than two years ago.

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64-Bit Operating System Architecture

This laptop has a 64-bit operating system architecture, which is the most frequently found operating system architecture on many processor core portable PCs that have been available for more than two years.

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L3 Processor Cache

This notebook PC has a L3 processor cache, which is the most frequently found processor cache on portable PCs of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

At 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70. Across all the many processor core portable PCs that were released more than two years ago the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 8.2GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that are a comparable age to the Y70 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

There are a number of other laptops with a touch sensitive screen currently available that you might also want to consider including the DELL XPS 15[plb_2555133_price] which has better reviews.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This portable PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most commonly found discrete graphics memory type on many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as it.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most of the other many processor core portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y70 have a full-size keyboard, however the Lenovo Y70 does not have a full-size keyboard.

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Only Eight Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Y70 is a eight solid-state drive capacity laptop.

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Only 10 Mbit/s Ethernet LAN Data Rate

This portable PC Ethernet LAN data rate, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Only 4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is typical of many comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to it.

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Heavy

The weights of similar spec laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Y70 range from 430g to 4.8kg. With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70 is one of the heavier portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y70 amongst many processor core portable PCs of this age.

If you would consider a laptop with a heavier weight then you might want to look at the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price] (2.7kg and higher rated), or the MSI GT60[plb_2520094_price] (3.5kg and higher rated).

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Very Wide

At 422.9 millimeters, the Lenovo Y70 is very wide compared to most of the other laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70. The narrowest many processor core laptop that was launched around the same time as the Y70 is 240mm wide, the widest is 430mm, and the average width is 380mm.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70 Touch

Released Over Two Years Ago

This notebook PC has been on the market for over two years.

Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y70 has a pretty average processor clock speed (2.5 gigahertz) compared to most of the other laptops of this spec and age.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Y70 has a pretty average total storage capacity (1,000 gigabyte) compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other 1TB total storage capacity portable PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] is also worth considering.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable age and type 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.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative notebook PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price], or the HP Pavilion 17-e118dx[plb_2289622_price].

If the storage medium of this notebook PC is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Asus U500VZ[plb_2377740_price] (SSD) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70 has a relatively average battery life compared to most of the other many processor core portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y70.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5h battery life portable PCs currently available including the Asus N56VZ[plb_1534451_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

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Display
Display Diagonal
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Touchscreen
Touch Technology
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Display Surface
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Graphics
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Discrete Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
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On-Board Graphics Adapter
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LightScribe
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Camera
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Bluetooth
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S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in
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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® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Intel Trusted Execution Technology
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Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel® Smart Cache
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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)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo gtx860, lenovo i74710, lenovo gtx860m, lenovo i74710h, lenovo i74710hq
Barcodes 00888965771582
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