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Lenovo Y70-70

Lenovo Y70-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB Mar 2015
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19 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

This laptop supports a 64-bit processor operating mode, which is typical of many notebook PCs of a similar type and age to it.

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Quite Big Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory

The smallest discrete graphics adapter memory of comparable spec laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70 is 2GB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average discrete graphics adapter memory is 3.3GB. The Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite big discrete graphics adapter memory (4 gigabytes) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency

With an on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency of 1,200 megahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly fast on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency compared to most of the other portable PCs that were released around the same time as the Y70-70. Portable PCs of a comparable spec and age to the Y70-70 have on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequencies of between 900MHz and 1,400MHz, and the average on-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency is 1,200MHz.

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Fairly Fast On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency

The slowest on-board graphics adapter base frequency of laptops of a similar age and type to the Y70-70 is 200MHz and the fastest is 400MHz. With an on-board graphics adapter base frequency of 400 megahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite fast on-board graphics adapter base frequency compared to most of the other notebook PCs of this spec and age.

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Lenovo Has Good Laptop Reviews

Lenovo has good average ratings for its gaming laptops as well as across its entire laptop range compared to other manufacturers.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found display resolution on laptops of this type and age.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year. The internal memory of gaming laptops that have been around for around the same time as the Y70-70 range from 4GB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 13GB.

We compared all the other 16GB internal memory notebook PCs to this laptop and we think because of it's better review score, the MSI GS30 2M[plb_2848021_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

Unlike most of the other gaming laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 which do not have a full-size keyboard, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a full-size keyboard.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other notebook PCs with a full-size keyboard currently available including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

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Has a Front Camera

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a front camera, as do most of the other portable PCs of a comparable age and type to the Y70-70.

There are a number of other laptops with a front camera currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus G771JM[plb_2901200_price].

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This notebook PC has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most commonly found processor family on notebook PCs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This laptop supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is the most commonly supported processor memory clock speed on gaming laptops that have been available for more than a year.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this portable PC is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a touch sensitive screen. Most of the other notebook PCs that have been around for more than a year do not have a touch sensitive screen.

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Quite Fast Maximum Turbo Frequency

At 3.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite fast maximum turbo frequency compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y70-70. The maximum turbo frequencies of portable PCs that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70 range from 2.7GHz to 4GHz, and the average maximum turbo frequency is 3.5GHz.

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago. Most gaming laptops that were released around the same time as it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. This notebook PC also have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This laptop's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops of this age and type.

The worst Wi-Fi standard across comparable types of laptop is 802.11a.

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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 quite big discrete graphics adapter memory compared to most of the other portable PCs of this spec and age. Across all the gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Y70-70 the discrete graphics adapter memory range from 2GB to 8.2GB.

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most commonly supported Bluetooth version on gaming laptops that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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2x SO-DIMM Memory Slot

This notebook PC has a 2x SO-DIMM memory slot, which is typical of many similar spec notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it.

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GDDR Discrete Graphics Memory Type

This notebook PC has a GDDR5 discrete graphics memory type, which is the most frequently found discrete graphics memory type on gaming laptops that were launched more than a year ago.

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8 Reasons Against

Very Small Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory

With a maximum on-board graphics adapter memory of only 1.74 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has one of the smaller maximum on-board graphics adapter memories amongst gaming laptops of this age. The maximum on-board graphics adapter memories of laptops of a similar type and age to the Y70-70 range from 1.7GB to 32GB, and the average maximum on-board graphics adapter memory is 7.8GB.

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

Most gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago 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 One USB 2.0 Port

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a one USB 2.0 port portable PC. Most of the other similar spec portable PCs that came out around the same time as the Y70-70 have one USB 2.0 port.

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Only Four Battery Cells

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a four battery cell count laptop. Most of the other laptops of a comparable age and type to the Y70-70 have between four and eight battery cells.

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Very Slow Hard Drive Speed

The slowest hard drive speed of laptops of this type and age is 5,400 RPM, the fastest is 7,200 RPM, and the average hard drive speed is 6,700 RPM. At only 5,400 revolutions per minute, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly slow hard drive speed compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

Most laptops that came out around the same time as the Y70-70 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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Very Small Maximum Internal Memory

With a maximum internal memory of only 16 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite small maximum internal memory compared to most of the other gaming laptops that have been around for a similar time to the Y70-70. Across all the laptops of a similar spec and age to the Y70-70 the maximum internal memory range from 16GB to 32GB, and the average maximum internal memory is 20GB.

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Only Two Built-In Speakers

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a two built-in speaker portable PC.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

Lenovo released the Y70-70 over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 17.3 inches, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty average screen size compared to most of the other comparable spec notebook PCs that have been available for a similar time to the Y70-70.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a fairly standard processor clock speed (2.6 gigahertz) compared to most of the other portable PCs of this age and type.

There are a number of other 2.6GHz processor clock speed notebook PCs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Asus GL771JW[plb_2860733_price].

If you are looking for a faster processor clock speed then you might want to consider the MSI GS70 2QE[plb_2937647_price] (2.7GHz).

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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 have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70.

If this Lenovo laptop total storage capacity is too small for you then you might want to consider the GL771JW[pl_2860733_price] (1.1TB and higher rated), or the G751JL[pl_2998974_price] (1.1TB and higher rated) both from Asus.

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Average Weight

At 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago.

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HDD Storage Medium

This portable PC has a Hybrid-HDD storage medium, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for a comparable time 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

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively average battery life (5 hours) compared to most of the other portable PCs of a similar spec and age to the Y70-70.

Laptops with a longer battery life that might be worth looking at include the Alienware 13[plb_2959109_price] (8.5h) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

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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
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Intel Visual Technology
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User Reviews

(1)
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

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo 80du00, lenovo i74710, lenovo i74720, lenovo i74710h, lenovo i74720h, lenovo 80du00k, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 80du00kb, lenovo i74710hq, lenovo 80du00kbu, lenovo 80du00kbuk

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4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
£ 1,999.99
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MSI GT72 2QD vs Lenovo Y70-70

MSI GT72 2QD vs Lenovo Y70-70
MSI GT72 2QD
4 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.7GHz 8GB 1TB HDD 17.3"
Lenovo Y70-70
4 core Intel Core i7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 1TB Hybrid-HDD 17.3"
£ 1,699.00
Bigger Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Six USB 3.0 Ports
Four More USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports
Nine Battery Cells
Vastly Smaller Internal Memory
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Alienware 13 vs Lenovo Y70-70

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Alienware 13
2 core Intel Core i7-5xxx 2.4GHz 16GB 256GB SSD 13.3"
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