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

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Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.5GHz 16GB 256GB Jul 2013
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Beautifully made and built 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... More
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16 Reasons For

Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We checked 4,358 owner and expert reviews for Lenovo portable PCs and found that on average Lenovo has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Lenovo has good reviews specifically for its laptops.

Very Big Screen Size

The screen sizes of notebook PCs of this type and age range from 10" to 18", and the average screen size is 14". When compared to other laptops that are a similar age to the Y70 that we have assessed, the Lenovo Y70's screen size of 17.3 inches is one of the biggest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The Lenovo Y70 has a maximum display resolution of 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.

This notebook PC's display resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best display resolution amongst all notebook PCs that came out around the same time as the Y70.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is the worst display resolution across comparable types of notebook PC.

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Fairly 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. The slowest processor clock speed of notebook PCs of this age and type is 0.8GHz and the fastest is 3.1GHz.

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Very Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of comparable spec portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70 is 1GB, the biggest is 16GB, and the average internal memory is 5.4GB. With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70's internal memory is one of the biggest amongst notebook PCs that have been around for a similar time to the Y70.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

The Lenovo Y70 has a better processor family than most comparable spec portable PCs that were launched around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7 processor family, whereas most notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an AMD E processor family. The worst processor family of all laptops of a comparable age and spec to the Y70 is Intel High End Desktop Processors and the best is Intel Core i7-3xxx.

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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 notebook PCs of a similar spec and 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.

An SSD storage medium is actually the best storage medium amongst all laptops that have been available for more than two years.

Amongst similar types of notebook PC the worst storage medium is HDD.

If the storage medium of this portable PC is too bad for you then you might want to look at the Acer Aspire V3-371[plb_2964527_price] (ssd).

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Very Big Processor Cache

When compared to other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Y70, the Lenovo Y70's processor cache of 6 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest processor cache of notebook PCs of this age and type is 1MB, the biggest is 6MB, and the average processor cache is 3MB.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y70 has a better storage medium than most laptops that have been on the market for more than two years. This portable PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most laptops that are a similar age to it have an HDD storage medium.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is in fact the best storage medium amongst all laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70.

Amongst comparable types of laptop the worst storage medium is HDD.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y70 do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Very Big On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70 has one of the biggest on-board graphics adapter memory (4,000 megabytes) amongst notebook PCs of this age. Laptops that have been on the market for more than two years have on-board graphics adapter memory of between 340MB and 4GB, and the average on-board graphics adapter memory is 2.4GB.

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Very Big Internal Memory

When compared to other laptops of a similar type and age to the Y70, the Lenovo Y70's internal memory of 16,000 megabytes is one of the biggest. The average internal memory of laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70 is 6.9GB.

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Very Big Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Y70 has one of the biggest display diagonals (43.942 centimeters) amongst laptops of this age. The smallest display diagonal of laptops of this age and spec is 30cm, the biggest is 44cm, and the average display diagonal is 37cm.

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Very Fast Processor Clock Speed

When compared to other notebook PCs of a similar age and type to the Y70, the processor clock speed of the Lenovo Y70 of 2,500 megahertz is one of the fastest. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs that were released more than two years ago range from 800MHz to 2,500MHz, and the average processor clock speed is 1,900MHz.

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Very Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The Lenovo Y70 has a very big discrete graphics adapter memory (4,000 megabytes) compared to most of the other laptops that were released more than two years ago. Across all the laptops that were released more than two years ago the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 1GB to 4GB.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a gddr5 discrete graphics memory type, which is typical of many notebook PCs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Front Camera

Like most of the other portable PCs of a similar type and age to the Y70, the Lenovo Y70 does not have a front camera.

We compared this laptop to all the other laptops with a front camera and we think the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B[plb_2379799_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Full-Size Keyboard

Most notebook PCs of a similar age and spec to the Y70 do not have a full-size keyboard. The Lenovo Y70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a full-size keyboard.

It is worth considering alternative notebook PCs which also have a full-size keyboard including the Toshiba Satellite C50D-B[plb_2379799_price], or the HP Pavilion 15-g094sa[plb_2964471_price].

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

The Lenovo Y70 has one of the smaller total storage capacity (only 256 gigabytes) amongst laptops of this age. Across all the laptops that are a similar age to the Y70 the total storage capacity range from 8GB to 1TB, and the average total storage capacity is 520GB.

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Very Short Battery Life

Portable PCs of this age and spec have battery lifes of between 3h and 50h, and the average battery life is 8.8h. With a battery life of only 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70 has a fairly short battery life compared to most of the other laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70.

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Only One Built-In Speaker

Most comparable spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and three built-in speakers, including the Lenovo Y70 which has one built-in speaker.

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Only 802.11a WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most laptops that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This notebook PC has an 802.11a WiFi standard, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an 802.11b WiFi standard.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is actually the worst Wi-Fi standard across all laptops that have been around for a comparable time to the Y70.

Across similar types of laptop the best Wi-Fi standard is 802.11n.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70 is one of the heaviest laptops that were released more than two years ago amongst laptops of this age. The lightest notebook PC that is a similar age to the Y70 is 210g heavy and the heaviest is 4.5kg.

Notebook PCs with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the ProBook 450 G1[pl_2130025_price] (2.3kg), or the Probook 650[pl_1457057_price] (2.5kg) both from HP or the Asus PU551LA[plb_2446718_price] (2.5kg).

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Very Wide

When compared to other portable PCs that are a similar age to the Y70, the width of the Lenovo Y70 of 422.9 millimeters is one of the widest. The widths of laptops that were released more than two years ago range from 200mm to 430mm, and the average width is 350mm.

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1 Other reason to consider the Lenovo Y70

Released Over Three Years Ago

This portable PC was released over three years ago.

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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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