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Lenovo Y70-70

Lenovo Y70-70 4 Core Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB 512GB SSD 17.3" Laptop

4 Intel Core I7-4xxx 2.6GHz 16GB May 2015
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The new Y70 is here, and it's better than ever! Mind-blowing visuals, incredible JBL sound and uncompromising performance bring your entertainment and games to life. And with its signature style,... More
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15 Reasons For

64-Bit Processor Operating Mode

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

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Lenovo Laptops Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average reviews for all Lenovo portable PCs and also specifically for Lenovo gaming laptops and found that in both cases Lenovo had good reviews compared to other brands.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This notebook PC has a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many laptops of a comparable type and age to it.

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Has a Full-Size Keyboard

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

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Has a Front Camera

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

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Intel Core I7 Processor Family

This laptop has an Intel Core i7-4xxx processor family, which is the most frequently found processor family on gaming laptops that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1,600MHz Processor Memory Clock Speed

This notebook PC supports a 1333|1600MHz processor memory clock speed, which is typical of many gaming laptops that have been around for more than a year.

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SSD Storage Medium

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a better storage medium than most comparable spec laptops that are a similar age to it. This notebook PC has an SSD storage medium, whereas most notebook PCs of a comparable type and age to it have an HDD storage medium. 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.

This laptop's storage medium (SSD) is actually the best storage medium across all similar spec portable PCs that have been on the market for more than a year.

An HDD storage medium is the worst storage medium amongst similar types of laptop.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other portable PCs that have an SSD storage media currently available including the MSI GS30 2M which has better reviews.

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HD HD Type

The HD type of this notebook PC is Full HD, which is typical of many portable PCs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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512 Solid-State Drive Capacity

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a 512 gigabytes solid-state drive capacity notebook PC.

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Has a Touch Sensitive Screen

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

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802.11n WiFi Standard

The Lenovo Y70-70 has an 802.11n WiFi standard which is better than most notebook PCs that were released around the same time as it. Most gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as it have an 802.11a WiFi standard. In addition, this notebook PC have 802.11ac and 802.11b and 802.11g WiFi standards.

This notebook PC's Wi-Fi standard (802.11n) is in fact the best Wi-Fi standard amongst all laptops that have been available for around the same time as the Y70-70.

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

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4 Bluetooth Version

This portable PC supports a 4 Bluetooth version, which is the most frequently supported Bluetooth version on laptops of a comparable spec and age 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 gaming laptops that have been available for a comparable time to 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 portable PCs of a similar age and spec to it.

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5 Reasons Against

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

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port notebook PC. Most of the other gaming laptops that have been on the market for around the same time as the Y70-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.

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Very Small Total Storage Capacity

At only 512 gigabytes, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a quite small total storage capacity compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70-70. The average total storage capacity of gaming laptops that were released one year ago is 980GB.

There are a number of other 512GB total storage capacity laptops currently available which you might also want to look at including the MSI GS30 2M which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a bigger total storage capacity then you might want to consider the Lenovo Y50-70 (1TB).

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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 gaming laptops that were released more than a year ago 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.

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Only Two USB 3.0 Ports

The Lenovo Y70-70 is a two USB 3.0 port portable PC. Most of the other laptops that are a similar age to the Y70-70 have between two and five USB 3.0 ports.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Y70-70

Released Over a Year Ago

This laptop has been on the market for over a year.

Average Screen Size

The Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively standard screen size (17.3 inches) compared to most of the other gaming laptops that were launched around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Average Processor Clock Speed

At 2.6 gigahertz, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively typical processor clock speed compared to most of the other gaming laptops 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 gaming laptops that were released around the same time as the Y70-70.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 3.4 kilograms, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other gaming laptops that are a comparable age to the Y70-70.

We compared all the other 3.4kg heavy notebook PCs to this portable PC and we think the Asus GL771JW which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Average Battery Life

With a battery life of 5 hours, the Lenovo Y70-70 has a relatively standard battery life compared to most of the other notebook PCs that are a similar age to the Y70-70.

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Specification

Design
Form Factor
Market Positioning
Housing Material
Colour
Product Type
Processor
Processor Core
Processor Family
Processor Clock Speed
Processor Socket
Processor Cache
Processor Cache
System Bus Data Transfer Rate
Processor Thread
Maximum Turbo Frequency
Processor Model
Processor Memory Channel
Maximum Processor Memory Bandwidth
Processor Memory Clock Speed
Processor Memory Type
Conflict Free Processor
Maximum Internal Memory Supported by Processor
Processor Lithography
PCI Express Lane (max)
Processor Operating Mode
PCI Express Slot Version
Bus Type
Processor Codename
Processor Series
Thermal Design Power (TDP)
Stepping
PCI Express Configuration
Tjunction
Processor Cache Type
Memory
Internal Memory
Memory
Maximum Internal Memory (64-Bit)
Maximum Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Memory Layout
Memory Clock Speed
Internal Memory
Storage
Total Storage Capacity
Storage Medium
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Solid-State Drive Interface
Solid-State Drive Capacity
Installed SSD
Display
Screen Size
Display Resolution
Touch Sensitive Screen
Touch Screen
Touch Technology
Typical Contrast Ratio
Panel Type
Display Brightness
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
LED Backlight
HD Type
Graphics
On-Board Graphics Adapter Model
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Memory Type
Discrete Graphics Adapter Memory
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
Display Supported by On-Board Grap
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Memory
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Dynamic Frequency
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Maximum On-Board Graphics Adapter Resolution
On-Board Graphics Adapter Base Frequency
Discrete Graphics Adapter
On-Board Graphics Adapter
Discrete Graphics Adapter
Optical Drive
LghtScribe Feature
Optical Drive
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Subwoofer
Speaker Power
Speaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio System
Camera
Front Camera Resolution
Front Camera
Networking
4G
Bluetooth Version
Ethernet LAN Data Rate
Ethernet LAN Connection
WiFi Standard
Wireless LAN Connection
3G Network Access Module
Bluetooth
Ports & Interfaces
USB Sleep-and-Charge Port
USB Sleep-and-Charge
SmartCard Slot
ExpressCard Slot
DC-In Jack
Docking Connector
Combo Headphone/mic Port
S/PDIF Out Port
Microphone in Port
Ethernet LAN Ports
DVI Port
HDMI Port
USB 3.0 Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Keyboard
Full-Size Keyboard
Backlit Keyboard
Numeric Keypad
Windows Key
Keyboard Layout
Pointing Device
Operating System/software
Operating System
Operating System Architecture
Processor Special Features
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
Supported Instruction Set
Processor Code
Intel FDI Technology
Intel Secure Key
Execute Disable Bit
Intel Secure Key Technology Version
Thermal Monitoring Technology
CPU Configuration (max)
Intel VT-X With Extended Page Tables (EPT)
Intel Smart Cache
Intel 64
Processor Package Size
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-X)
Idle States
Intel Enhanced Halt State
Intel AES New Instructions
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-D)
Intel Identity Protection Technology Version
Processor ARK ID
Battery
Battery Life
Battery Capacity
Battery Cell Count
Battery
Power
AC Adapter Input Voltage
AC Adapter Frequency
AC Adapter Power
Security
Password Protection
Password Protection
Cable Lock Slot
Cable Lock Slot
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Packaging Data
Cable Included
AC Adapter Included
Power Cord Included
Manual
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
EPEAT Compliance
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Intel Visual Technology
Intel Virtualization Technology

Expert Reviews

(1)
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

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

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lenovo i74720, lenovo i74720h, lenovo i74720hq, lenovo 1920x1080
Barcodes 00889233952504, 00889561752166

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