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Lenovo Y70-70 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 Jan 2015
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Fairly Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The discrete graphics adapter memory capacities of gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70 range from 2GB to 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB. With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this type and age.

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Good Brand

Based on 4,358 expert and user reviews, Lenovo has good reviews for its portable PCs. Lenovo also has good reviews specifically within its gaming laptops range.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This laptop has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found display resolution on notebook PCs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard, unlike most of the other laptops of this spec and age which do not have a full-size keyboard.

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Has a Front Camera

Like most of the other notebook PCs of this age and spec, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera.

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is typical of many gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This portable PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many gaming laptops that are a comparable age to it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touch sensitive screen, unlike most of the other laptops of this type and age which do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a better Wi-Fi standard than most gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as it. This notebook PC has an 802.11n WiFi standard, whereas most similar spec notebook PCs that are a comparable age to it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. In addition, this Lenovo notebook PC have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

An 802.11n WiFi standard is actually the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all comparable spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as the Y70-70.

An 802.11a WiFi standard is the worst Wi-Fi standard across similar types of laptop.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

With a discrete graphics adapter memory of 4,096 megabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year. The average discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that have been available for a similar time to the Y70-70 is 3.4GB, and the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2GB to 8.2GB.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This laptop supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable age and type to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is the most commonly found memory slot on similar spec portable PCs that came out more than a year ago.

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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 portable PCs that were released more than a year ago.

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5 Reasons Against

Only Two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports

Most notebook PCs of a comparable age and spec to the Y70-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70 have between four and eight battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the slower hard drive speeds (only 5,400 revolutions per minute) amongst similar spec notebook PCs of this age. The hard drive speeds of comparable spec laptops that have been available for more than a year range from 5,400 RPM to 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,700 RPM.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most notebook PCs of this type and age have between two and five USB 3.0 ports, including the Lenovo Y70-70 which has two USB 3.0 ports.

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Quite Slow Processor Clock Speed

With a processor clock speed of only 2.5 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the slower processor clock speeds amongst laptops of this age. The processor clock speeds of notebook PCs of this age and type range from 1.7GHz to 3GHz.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over Two Years Ago

Lenovo released the Y70-70 over two years ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70.

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Average Internal Memory

At 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly typical internal memory compared to most of the other laptops of a similar type and age to the Y70-70.

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Average Total Storage Capacity

With a total storage capacity of 1,000 gigabyte, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively typical total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Y70-70.

If this Lenovo portable PC total storage capacity is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the MSI GS70 2QE[plb_2937647_price] (1.1TB).

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Average Weight

At 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that came out around the same time as the Y70-70.

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HDD Storage Medium

This laptop has an HDD storage medium, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as 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.

There are a number of other portable PCs that have an HDD storage media currently available that you might also want to consider including the MSI GE62 Apache[plb_2918914_price] which has better reviews.

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Average Battery Life

At 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

If this gaming laptop battery life is too short for you then you might want to look at the Alienware 13[plb_2959109_price] (8.5h and higher rated).

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Specification

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Hard Drive Capacity
Hard Drive Installed
Display
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Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
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Built-In Microphone
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Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
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Bluetooth Version
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Intel Anti-Theft Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology
Intel VPro Technology
Intel My WiFi Technology
Intel Turbo Boost Technology
Intel Identity Protection Technology
Intel Smart Response Technology
Intel Hyper-Threading Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA)
Intel Matrix Storage Technology
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel HD Audio Technology
Intel Wireless Display (WiDi) Technology
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology
Intel InTru 3D Technology
Intel Insider
Intel Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel Clear Video HD Technology
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Expert Reviews

(26)
12 October 2015

The Lenovo Y70 Touch is a big and bold gaming laptop with decent performance, but it's running old hardware...

Wydajny procesor i karta graficzna, cienka linia i wietny wygld, dobry obraz i dwik, dobra kultura pracy
Podatno obudowy na zabrudzenia
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…

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User Reviews

(158)
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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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80du00, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00kbuk
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